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Lexicon :: Strong's H1920 - hāḏap̄

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 476

Strong’s Definitions

הָדַף hâdaph, haw-daf'; a primitive root; to push away or down:—cast away (out), drive, expel, thrust (away).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H1920 in the following manner: Thrust (3x), drive (3x), cast out (2x), expel (1x), thrust away (1x), cast away (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H1920 in the following manner: Thrust (3x), drive (3x), cast out (2x), expel (1x), thrust away (1x), cast away (1x).
  1. to thrust, push, drive, cast away, cast out, expel, thrust away

    1. (Qal)

      1. to thrust, push

      2. to drive out, thrust out

      3. to depose

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָדַף hâdaph, haw-daf'; a primitive root; to push away or down:—cast away (out), drive, expel, thrust (away).
STRONGS H1920: Abbreviations
הָדַף verb thrust, push, drive (הֲדַף in Targum; Arabic هَدَفَ is ingressus ad aliquem fuit, propinquus fuit, also of time prope accessit) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix הֲדָפוֺ Numbers 35:22; Jeremiah 46:15; 1st person singular suffix וַהֲדַפְתִּיךָ consecutive Isaiah 22:19; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singularיֶהְדֹּף Proverbs 10:3; suffix 3rd person masculine singular יֶהְדֳּפֶנּוּ Numbers 35:20; suffix 3rd person masculine plural יֶהְדֳּפֵם Joshua 23:5; 3rd person masculine plural suffix יֶהְדְּפֻהוּ Job 18:18; 2nd person masculine plural תֶּהְדֹּ֑פוּ Ezekiel 34:21; Infinitive הֲדֹף Deuteronomy 6:19; Deuteronomy 9:4; suffix הָדְפָהּ 2 Kings 4:27; —
1. thrust, push, subject man, followed by accusative Numbers 35:20, 22 (here fatally); subject cattle, figurative of men, Ezekiel 34:21 (instrumental בְּכָתֵף; || נָגַח); push away 2 Kings 4:27 (Gehazi, the Shunammite); thrust away (from oneself) figurative = reject, הַוַּת רְשָׁעִים Proverbs 10:3 (subject י׳).
2. thrust out, drive out, followed by מִן of place whence & accusative of person; of י׳ driving out enemies of Israel from Canaan Deuteronomy 6:19; Deuteronomy 9:4; Joshua 23:5; compare also indefinite subject יֶהְדְּפֻהוּ מֵאוֺר אֶלחֿשֶׁךְ Job 18:18 (|| וּמִתֵּבֵל יְנִדֻּהוּ); & Jeremiah 46:15 (where no plural whence). Hence
3. = depose Isaiah 22:19 of י׳ deposing Shebna (followed byמִן of station).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


35:20; 35:20; 35:22; 35:22


6:19; 6:19; 9:4; 9:4


23:5; 23:5

2 Kings

4:27; 4:27


18:18; 18:18


10:3; 10:3


22:19; 22:19


46:15; 46:15


34:21; 34:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1920 matches the Hebrew הָדַף (hāḏap̄),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:20 - ‘If he pushed H1920 him of hatred, or threw something at him lying in wait and as a result he died,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:22 - ‘But if he pushed H1920 him suddenly without enmity, or threw something at him without lying in wait,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:19 - by driving H1920 out all your enemies from before you, as the LORD has spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:4 - “Do not say in your heart when the LORD your God has driven H1920 them out before [fn]you, ‘Because of my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to possess this land,’ but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is dispossessing them before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:5 - “The LORD your God, He will thrust H1920 them out from before you and [fn]drive them from before you; and you will possess their land, just as the LORD your God [fn]promised you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:27 - When she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to push H1920 her away; H1920 but the man of God said, “Let her alone, for her soul is [fn]troubled within her; and the LORD has hidden it from me and has not told me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:18 - [fn]He is driven H1920 from light into darkness,
And chased from the inhabited world.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:3 - The LORD will not allow the [fn]righteous to hunger,
But He will [fn]reject H1920 the craving of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:19 - “I will depose H1920 you from your office,
And [fn]I will pull you down from your station.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:15 - “Why have your mighty ones become prostrate?
They do not stand because the LORD has thrust H1920 them down. H1920
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:21 - “Because you push H1920 with side and with shoulder, and thrust H1920 at all the [fn]weak with your horns until you have scattered them [fn]abroad,
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