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Lexicon :: Strong's H2673 - ḥāṣâ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָצַץ (H2686)])
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TWOT Reference: 719

Strong’s Definitions

חָצָה châtsâh, khaw-tsaw'; a primitive root (compare H2086); to cut or split in two; to halve:—divide, × live out half, reach to the midst, participle

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H2673 in the following manner: divide (11x), part (2x), live out half (1x), midst (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H2673 in the following manner: divide (11x), part (2x), live out half (1x), midst (1x).
  1. to divide, cut in two, cut short, live half (of one's life)

    1. (Qal)

      1. to divide

      2. to half, cut in two

    2. (Niphal) to be divided

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָצָה châtsâh, khaw-tsaw'; a primitive root (compare H2086); to cut or split in two; to halve:—divide, × live out half, reach to the midst, participle
STRONGS H2673: Abbreviations
חָצָה verb divide (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic حَظِىَ is be fortunate, happy with one's husband or wife, etc., i.e. have a share in happiness; حَظْوَةً a small arrow; Di134 puts here Ethiopic ሐጽ፡ arrow, compare חֵצִי) —
Qal Perfect חָצָה Numbers 31:42; וְחָצִיתָ consecutive Numbers 31:27; וְחָצוּ consecutive Exodus 21:35; Imperfect יֶחֱצֶה Isaiah 30:28; וַיַּ֫חַץ Genesis 32:8 [Genesis 32:7] + 2 times; וַיֶּחֱצֵם Judges 9:43; יֶחֱצוּ Psalm 55:24; יֶחֱצוּן Exodus 21:35; יֶחֱצוּהוּ Job 40:30; —
1. divide, followed by כסף Exodus 21:35; שׁור Exodus 21:35 (both J E), לִוְיָתָן crocodile Job 40:30; prey, מלקוח, Numbers 31:27 (P; with לְ before parts); a company of people Genesis 32:8 [Genesis 32:7] (followed by לְ as foregoing [Num. reference]), Genesis 33:1 (both J) Judges 9:43 (לְ as foregoing [Gen. reference]) but compare Judges 7:16.
2. (apparently denominative from חֲצִי) Psalm 55:24 [Psalm 55:23] ימיהם לא יח׳ shall not halve their days, i.e. enjoy even half of the normal number; Isaiah 30:28 עד צואר יח׳ shall halve unto the neck=shall reach to the neck and so divide the man in half.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular with apocope תֵּחָץ Daniel 11:4 be divided (of kingdom), followed by לְ; ולא יֵחָ֫צוּ עוד לשׁני גוים Ezekiel 37:22 (Judah and Israel); waters of Jordan 2 Kings 2:8, 14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:7; 32:7; 33:1


21:35; 21:35; 21:35; 21:35


31:27; 31:27; 31:42


7:16; 9:43; 9:43

2 Kings

2:8; 2:14




30:28; 30:28





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2673 matches the Hebrew חָצָה (ḥāṣâ),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:7 - Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided H2673 the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided H2673 the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:35 - And if one man's ox hurt another's, that he die; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide H2673 the money of it; and the dead ox also they shall divide. H2673
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:27 - And divide H2673  the prey into two parts; H2673 between them that took the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:42 - And of the children of Israel's half, which Moses divided H2673 from the men that warred,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:16 - And he divided H2673 the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:43 - And he took the people, and divided H2673 them into three companies, and laid wait in the field, and looked, and, behold, the people were come forth out of the city; and he rose up against them, and smote them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:8 - And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided H2673 hither and thither, so that they two went over on dry ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:14 - And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the LORD God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted H2673 hither and thither: and Elisha went over.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:6 - Shall the companions make a banquet of him? shall they part H2673 him among the merchants?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:23 - But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half H2673 their days; but I will trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst H2673 of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:22 - And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided H2673 into two kingdoms any more at all:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:4 - And when he shall stand up, his kingdom shall be broken, and shall be divided H2673 toward the four winds of heaven; and not to his posterity, nor according to his dominion which he ruled: for his kingdom shall be plucked up, even for others beside those.
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