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Lexicon :: Strong's H2554 - ḥāmas

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חָמַס
Transliteration
ḥāmas
Pronunciation
khaw-mas'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TWOT- 678

Strong’s Definitions

חָמַס châmaç, khaw-mas'; a primitive root; to be violent; by implication, to maltreat:—make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong, imagine wrongfully.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H2554 in the following manner: ..violence (2x), violated (1x), shake off (1x), wrongfully imagine (1x), violently taken away (1x), wronged (1x), made bare (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H2554 in the following manner: ..violence (2x), violated (1x), shake off (1x), wrongfully imagine (1x), violently taken away (1x), wronged (1x), made bare (1x).
  1. to wrong, do violence to, treat violently, do wrongly

    1. (Qal) to treat violently, do wrong

      1. of physical wrong

      2. of ethical wrong

      3. of physical and ethical wrong

    2. (Niphal) to be treated violently

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָמַס châmaç, khaw-mas'; a primitive root; to be violent; by implication, to maltreat:—make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong, imagine wrongfully.
STRONGS H2554:
† [חָמַס] verb treat violently, wrong (Late Hebrew id., act violently, treat violently; Aramaic חֲמַס (rare) violently seize; Arabic حَمِسَ is be hard, strict, rigorous) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural חָֽמְסוּ Ezekiel 22:26; Zephaniah 3:4; Imperfect יַחְמֹס Job 15:33, וַיַּחְמֹס Lamentations 2:6; תַּחְמֹ֑סוּ Job 21:27; Jeremiah 22:3; Participle חֹמֵס Proverbs 8:36; — treat violently, wrong; —
1. of physical wrong: תַּחְ׳ Jeremiah 22:3 (|| תֹּנוּ) of wrong to widows and orphans; כַּגַּן שֻׂכּוֺ וַיַּח׳ Lamentations 2:6 and hath done violence to his pavilion as to a garden (|| שִׁחֵת מֹעֲדוֺ); so, figurative, of vine, wrong, i.e. fail to nourish, kill כַּגֶּפֶן יַח׳ בִּסְרוֺ Job 15:33.
2. of ethical wrong, object תּוֺרָה Zephaniah 3:4; Exodus 22:26 (both || חִלֵּל קֹדֶשׁ); compare מְזִמּוֺת עָלֵי תַּחְמֹ֑סוּ Job 21:27 the devices (wherewith) ye do me violence.
3. both physical and ethical חֹטְאִי חֹמֵס נַפְשׁוֺ Proverbs 8:36.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person plural נֶחְמְסוּ Jeremiah 13:22 thy heels suffer violence (|| נִגְלוּ שׁוּלַיִךְ).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

22:26

Job

15:33; 15:33; 21:27; 21:27

Proverbs

8:36; 8:36

Jeremiah

13:22; 22:3; 22:3

Lamentations

2:6; 2:6

Ezekiel

22:26

Zephaniah

3:4; 3:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2554 matches the Hebrew חָמַס (ḥāmas),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:33 - “He will drop H2554 off H2554 his unripe grape like the vine,
And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:27 - “Behold, I know your thoughts,
And the plots you devise H2554 against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:36 - “But one who [fn]sins against me injures H2554 himself;
All those who hate me love death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:22 - “If you say in your heart,
‘Why have these things happened to me?’
Because of the magnitude of your wrongdoing
Your skirts have been removed
And your [fn]heels have suffered H2554 violence H2554.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - ‘This is what the LORD says: “Do justice and righteousness, and save one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor. And do not mistreat or do H2554 violence H2554 to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:6 - And He has treated H2554 His [fn]tabernacle violently H2554, like a despised garden;
He has destroyed His appointed [fn]meeting place.
The LORD has caused
The appointed feast and Sabbath in Zion to be forgotten,
And He has despised king and priest
In the indignation of His anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:26 - “Her priests have done H2554 violence H2554 to My Law and have profaned My holy things; they have made no distinction between the holy and the [fn]common, and they have not taught the difference between the unclean and the clean; and they have closed their eyes from My Sabbaths, and I am defiled among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:4 - Her prophets are insolent, treacherous men;
Her priests have profaned the sanctuary.
They have done H2554 violence H2554 to the Law.

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