2465. cheled
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cheled: duration, world
Original Word: חֶ֫לֶד
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cheled
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-led)
Short Definition: world

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
duration, world
NASB Translation
life (1), lifetime (1), span of life (1), world (3).

חֶ֫לֶד noun [masculine]Job 11:17 duration, world (= αιὤν) (Arabic perpetual duration, eternity) — absolute ׳ח Psalm 17:14; חָ֑לֶד Job 11:17 2t. + Isaiah 38:11 Che De, followed by Manuscript Babylonian etc. (Baer חָ֑דֶל); suffix חֶלְדִּי Psalm 39:6; = duration of life Job 11:17; Psalm 39:6 ("" יָמַי), זְכֹר אֲנִי מֶהחָֿ֑לֶד Psalm 89:48 of what duration I am Dr§ 189. 2, or (אדני for אני) what is life (?) Hi Ew Now and others; world (= αιὤν, not Κόσμος) Psalm 17:14; Psalm 49:2 (׳ישׁבי ח "" כלעֿמים), compare Isaiah 38:11 (see above; "" אֶרֶץ הַחַיִּים).

II. חלד (√ of following; compare Late Hebrew חלד dig, or hollow out, Aramaic creep, crawl).

age, short time, world

From an unused root apparently meaning to glide swiftly; life (as a fleeting portion of time); hence, the world (as transient) -- age, short time, world.

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