chiyl; kheel and (fem.) chiylah
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 623b
KJV Translation Count — 7x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. pain, agony, sorrow, a writhing, anguish
a. writhing (of fear)
chiyl, kheel; and (feminine) chiylah, khee-law'; from 2342; a throe (expectant of childbirth): — pain, pang, sorrow.
Concordance Results Using KJV
The people shall hear, and be afraid: H2427 shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.
Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in H2427: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.
Fear took hold upon them there, and H2427, as of a woman in travail.
We have heard the fame thereof: our hands wax feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, and H2427, as of a woman in travail.
O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when H2427s come upon thee, the H2427 as of a woman in travail!
The king of Babylon hath heard the report of them, and his hands waxed feeble: anguish took hold of him, and H2427s as of a woman in travail.
Now why dost thou cry out aloud? is there no king in thee? is thy counseller perished? for H2427s have taken thee as a woman in travail.