chesed

Alternative Spellings

hesed, khesed

Definitions

  • an act of kindness

Example Sentences

  • You should go visit her in the hosiptal. It would be a real chesed.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

חסד 'kindness, benevolence'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Dictionaries

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