Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 616a
KJV Translation Count — 17x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. riddle, difficult question, parable, enigmatic saying or question, perplexing saying or question
a. riddle (dark obscure utterance)
b. riddle, enigma (to be guessed)
c. perplexing questions (difficult)
d. double dealing (with 'havin')
chiydah, khee-daw'; from 2330; a puzzle, hence, a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim: — dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.
Concordance Results Using KJV
With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in H2420 H2420es; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a H2420 unto you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments:
But if ye cannot declare it me, then shall ye give me thirty sheets and thirty change of garments. And they said unto him, Put forth thy H2420, that we may hear it.
And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the H2420.
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband, that he may declare unto us the H2420, lest we burn thee and thy father's house with fire: have ye called us to take that we have? is it not so?
And Samson's wife wept before him, and said, Thou dost but hate me, and lovest me not: thou hast put forth a H2420 unto the children of my people, and hast not told it me. And he said unto her, Behold, I have not told it my father nor my mother, and shall I tell it thee?
And she wept before him the seven days, while their feast lasted: and it came to pass on the seventh day, that he told her, because she lay sore upon him: and she told the H2420 to the children of her people.
And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my H2420.
And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave change of garments unto them which expounded the H2420. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with H2420 H2420s.