חילה חיל 


chiyl; kheel and (fem.) chiylah



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2342

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 623b

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pain (3), pang (2), sorrow (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. pain, agony, sorrow, a writhing, anguish
a. writhing (of fear)
b. anguish

Strong's Definitions

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.