Word Summary
chaber: united, associate, companion
Original Word: חָבֵר
Transliteration: chaber
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-bare')
Part of Speech: Adjective; noun masculine; noun; feminine
Short Definition: united, associate, companion
Meaning: united, associate, companion
Strong's Concordance
companion, fellow, knit together

From chabar; an associate -- companion, fellow, knit together.

see HEBREW chabar


H2270. chaber

חָבֵרadjective and

noun masculineSong of Solomon 8:13 united, associate, companion׳ח‎ absolute Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:68; suffix חֲבֵרוֺEcclesiastes 4:10 (+ 3 t. Ezekiel Kt; Qr חבריו‎ see below); plural חֲבֵרִיםJudges 20:11; Song of Solomon 8:13 construct חַבְרֵיIsaiah 1:23; suffix חֲבֵרֶ֑ךָPsalm 45:8, חֲבֵרֶ֑יךָSong of Solomon 1:7; חֲבֵרָיוIsaiah 44:11 3t.; Ezekiel Qr; —

1 adjective united חֲבֵרִים אֶחָד כְּאִישׁJudges 20:11 knit together as one man (AV RV).

2. n. associate, fellow:

a. of children (tribes) of Israel assoc. with Judah as head Ezekiel 37:16; id. associated with Joseph (Ehpraimitic source) as head 37:16; 37:19 (in all these read Qr חֲבֵרָיו‎).

b. of like rank Psalm 45:8

c. of like calling Song of Solomon 1:7.

d. worshippers (associates, belonging to the society or guild) of idols Isaiah 44:11 (see Che; > others priests, Geigumschr. 121 493 SS, compare חֶבֶרHosea 6:9; Du reads חֲבָרִיםenchantments).

e. in General Song of Solomon 8:13.

f. implying likeness of character Isaiah 1:23; Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:63.

3 companion at a particular time Ecclesiastes 4:10.