חיל חוּל 


chuwl; khool or chiyl



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 623

KJV Translation Count — 62x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pain (6), formed (5), bring forth (4), pained (4), tremble (4), travail (4), dance (2), calve (2), grieved (2), grievous (2), wounded (2), shake (2), misc (23)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to twist, whirl, dance, writhe, fear, tremble, travail, be in anguish, be pained
a. (Qal)
1. to dance
2. to twist, writhe
3. to whirl, whirl about
b. (Polel)
1. to dance
2. to writhe (in travail with), bear, bring forth
3. to wait anxiously
c. (Pulal)
1. to be made to writhe, be made to bear
2. to be brought forth
d. (Hophal) to be born
e. (Hithpolel)
1. whirling (participle)
2. writhing, suffering torture (participle)
3. to wait longingly
f. (Hithpalpel) to be distressed

Strong's Definitions

chuwl, khool; or chiyl, kheel; a primitive root; properly, to twist or whirl (in a circular or spiral manner), i.e. (specifically) to dance, to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) or fear; figuratively, to wait, to pervert: — bear, (make to) bring forth, (make to) calve, dance, drive away, fall grievously (with pain), fear, form, great, grieve, (be) grievous, hope, look, make, be in pain, be much (sore) pained, rest, shake, shapen, (be) sorrow(ful), stay, tarry, travail (with pain), tremble, trust, wait carefully (patiently), be wounded.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent H2342 the dove out of the ark;


This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the nations that are under the whole heaven, who shall hear report of thee, and shall H2342, and be in anguish because of thee.


Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that H2342 thee.


And they tarried till they were ashamed: and, behold, he opened not the doors of the parlour; therefore they took a key, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was fallen down dead on the earth.


And see, and, behold, if the daughters of Shiloh come out to H2342 in H2342s, then come ye out of the vineyards, and catch you every man his wife of the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.


And the children of Benjamin did so, and took them wives, according to their number, of them that H2342d, whom they caught: and they went and returned unto their inheritance, and repaired the cities, and dwelt in them.


And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore H2342 of the archers.


Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.


And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him, and he was H2342 of the archers.


Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.