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Renew is not New


The word renew is a verb and the word new is a adjective.


In Hebrew, the vowels can change the gender. בְּרִית חֲדָשָׁה ־ feminate form


בְּרִית covenant is a feminate noun and needs a feminate adjective. חֲדָשָׁה


If you know Hebrew a bit, the word renew has a patach ( ­_ ) under the first letter, chet and a tzareh ( .. ) under the second letter, dalet. חַדֵּשׁ


The word new in Hebrew has a kamatz ( like a T - חָדָשׁ ) under both the chet and dalet.



H2318 חַדֵּשׁ chadash khaw-dash'

A primitive root; to be new; causatively to rebuild: - renew, repair.


Total KJV Occurrences: 10

renew, 3

1Sa_11:14, Psa_51:10, Lam_5:21

repair, 3

2Ch_24:4, 2Ch_24:12, Isa_61:4

renewed, 2

2Ch_15:8, Psa_103:5

renewest, 2

Job_10:17, Psa_104:30



G340 ανακαινιζω anakainizo

Total KJV Occurrences: 1

renew, 1



1Sam.11[ 14] Then said Samuel to the people, Come, and let us go to Gilgal, and renew the kingdom there.


2Chr.15 [8] And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.

Job.10[ 17] Thou renewest thy witnesses against me, and increasest thine indignation upon me; changes and war are against me.

Job.29[ 20] My glory was fresh in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.

Pss.51[ 10] Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

Pss.103[ 5] Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renew ed like the eagle's.

Pss.104[ 30] Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renew est the face of the earth.

Isa.40[ 31] But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isa.41[ 1] Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.

Lam.5[ 21] Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.

Rom.12[ 2] And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renew ing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

2Cor.4[ 16] For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Eph.4[ 23] And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;

Col.3[ 10] And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Tit.3[ 5] Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

Heb.6[ 6] If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.


G342 ανακαινωσις anakainosis


From G341; renovation: - renewing.


Total KJV Occurrences: 2

renewing, 2

Rom_12:2, Tit_3:5



H2319 חָדָשׁ chadash khaw-dawsh'

From H2318; new: - fresh, new thing.

BDB Definition:

1) new, new thing, fresh

Part of Speech: adjective


Total KJV Occurrences: 53

new, 52

Exo_1:8, Lev_23:16, Lev_26:10, Num_28:26, Deu_20:5, Deu_22:8, Deu_24:5, Deu_32:17, Jos_9:13, Jdg_5:8, Jdg_15:13, Jdg_16:11-12 (2), 1Sa_6:7 , 2Sa_6:3 (2), 2Sa_21:16 , 1Ki_11:29-30 (2), 2Ki_2:20 , 1Ch_13:7 , 2Ch_20:5 , Job_32:19 , Psa_40:3 (2), Psa_98:1 (2), Psa_144:9 , Psa_149:1 , Ecc_1:9-10 (2), Son_7:13 , Isa_41:15 , Isa_42:9-10 (2), Isa_43:19 , Isa_48:6 , Isa_62:2 , Isa_65:17 (2), Isa_66:22 (2), Jer_26:10 , Jer_31:22 , Jer_31:31 , Jer_36:10 , Lam_3:23 , Eze_11:19 , Eze_18:31 (2), Eze_36:26 (2)

fresh, 1



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