2300. chadad
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chadad: to be sharp, keen
Original Word: חָדַד
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chadad
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-dad')
Short Definition: sharpened

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be sharp, keen
NASB Translation
keener (1), sharpened (3), show yourself sharp (1).

[חָדַד] verb be sharp, keen (Aramaic חֲדַד; Late Hebrew חִדֵּד sharpen; Arabic be sharp and sharpen; Assyrian Pi`el uddudu, sharpen, DlPr 174, W 121) —

Qal Perfect וְחַדּ֫וּ מִזְּאֵבֵי עֶרֶב consecutive Habakkuk 1:8 are keener than evening wolves (of impetuous Chaldean horses).

Hiph`il הֵחֵד (Che Or Brd) or יַחֵד (Näg compare Dr§ 123 a, R), insert Isaiah 44:12 after ᵐ5 ᵑ6: the smith sharpeneth an axe.

Hoph`al Perfect3feminine singular הוּחַדָּה Ezekiel 21:14; Ezekiel 21:15; Ezekiel 21:16 be sharpened (in all, subject חֶרֶב). — See also 1. חדה.

I. [חָדָה] verb be or grow sharp; —

Qal grow sharp, Imperfect with apocope = jussive יָ֑חַד Proverbs 27:17 a;

Hiph`il sharpen (figurative), Imperfect apoc. יַ֫חַד Proverbs 27:17 b; בַּרְזֶל בְּבֶרְזֶל יָ֑חַד וְאִישׁ יַחְד מְּנֵירֵֿעֵהוּ let iron by means of iron grow sharp, and let a man sharpen the countenance (presence, bearing) of his friend; — so KiMichl. 126 a De Now KöLgb i, 373 f., compare Str. (who however makes both forms Hiph`il)

be fierce, sharpen

A primitive root; to be (causatively, make) sharp or (figuratively) severe -- be fierce, sharpen.

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