Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB20
Your Bible Version is the NASB20
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB20
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB20

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H2820 - ḥāśaḵ

Choose a new font size and typeface
חָשַׂךְ
Transliteration
ḥāśaḵ
Pronunciation
khaw-sak'
Listen
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 765

Strong’s Definitions

חָשַׂךְ châsak, khaw-sak'; a primitive root; also interchangeable with H2821 to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication, to refuse, spare, preserve; to observe:—assuage, × darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H2820 in the following manner: spare (8x), keep back (3x), withhold (3x), refrain (3x), asswage (2x), reserved (2x), hold back (1x), variant (1x), forbear (1x), hindereth (1x), kept (1x), punished (1x), withholdeth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H2820 in the following manner: spare (8x), keep back (3x), withhold (3x), refrain (3x), asswage (2x), reserved (2x), hold back (1x), variant (1x), forbear (1x), hindereth (1x), kept (1x), punished (1x), withholdeth (1x).
  1. to withhold, restrain, hold back, keep in check, refrain

    1. (Qal)

      1. to withhold, keep back, keep for oneself, keep from, hold in check, refrain, spare, reserve

      2. to restrain, check

    2. (Niphal) to assuage, be spared

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָשַׂךְ châsak, khaw-sak'; a primitive root; also interchangeable with H2821 to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication, to refuse, spare, preserve; to observe:—assuage, × darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.
STRONGS H2820:
חָשַׂךְ verb withhold, refrain (Late Hebrew חָסַךְ, Aramaic חֲסַךְ, Kfso; Palmyrene חסך remit, spare, VogNos. 6, 15; Sabean משחכן weaned (child) DHMZMG 1875, 608) —
Qal Perfect חָשַׂךְ Genesis 39:9 + 4 times (+ Ezekiel 30:18 Ba; see חשׁך; Isaiah 38:17 see below), חָשָׂ֑ךְ Isaiah 14:6, חָֽשְׂכוּ Job 30:10, חָשָׂ֑כוּ Jeremiah 14:10, etc.; Imperfect יַחְשׂךְ Job 16:5 + 2 times; 2nd person masculine singular תַּחְשׂךְ Isaiah 58:1, תַּחְשׂוֺךְ Proverbs 24:11; 2nd person feminine singular תַּחְשׂ֑כִי Isaiah 54:2, etc.; Imperative חֲשׂךְ Psalm 19:14; Participle חֹשֵׂךְ Proverbs 10:19; Proverbs 11:24; חוֺשֵׂךְ Proverbs 13:24; Proverbs 17:27; followed by —
1. a. withhold, keep back, keep for oneself, accusative, Genesis 22:12 (E), Genesis 22:16; Genesis 39:9 (followed by מִמֶּגִּי; both J); absolute Proverbs 21:26 (opposed to נָתַן); withhold the rod (שׁבט) in discipline, Proverbs 13:24; no object expressed Proverbs 11:24; Proverbs 24:11.
b. keep one from evil, calamity, She'ôl, etc., with accusative and מִן Genesis 20:6 (E), 1 Samuel 25:39; Psalm 19:14; מִמָּוֶת נַפְשָׁם ח׳ Psalm 78:50 compare Job 33:18; Isaiah 38:7 (read חָשַׂכְתָּ or חֲשׂךְ for MT חָשַׁקְתָּ, see חשׁק); absolute hinder (i.e. calamities from coming) Isaiah 14:6; לְמַטָח מֵעֲוֺנֵנוּ ח׳ Ezra 9:13 thou hast kept back, downward (= and kept down), part of our iniquity, i.e. hast not punished us according to our full desert.
c. hold in check with accusative 2 Samuel 18:16 (or spare see below); object רַגְלֵיהֶם Jeremiah 14:10; especially of keeping silence, object מִּי Job 7:11 restrain my mouth, שׂפתים Proverbs 10:19, אמרים Proverbs 17:27; רֹק ח׳ לֹא מִפָּנַי Job 30:10 from my face they have not withheld spittle (= they have spit in my face).
d. refrain (from doing what is mentioned in the context), absolute Isaiah 54:2; Isaiah 58:1.
e. spare, with accusative of person 2 Kings 5:20 he hath spared Naaman מִקַּחַת so as not to take (= and hath not taken anything) out of his hand; perhaps also 2 Samuel 18:16 Joab spared the people (see above).
f. reserve for, with accusative + לְ Job 38:23.
2. (absolute) restrain, check (pain) i.e. assuage, so apparently MT Job 16:5 (see Di Kau; I would not restrain condolence of my lips, Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Me, reading לא אחשׂך for יחשׂך). — Ezekiel 30:18 see חשׁך.
Niph. Imperfect לְיוֺם אֵיד יֵחָשֶׂךְרָֿע Job 21:30 at the day of calamity the wicked is spared (passive of Qal 1 e); יֵחָשֵׂךְ Job 16:6 be assuaged, of pain (pass of Qal 2).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

20:6; 22:12; 22:16; 39:9; 39:9

1 Samuel

25:39

2 Samuel

18:16; 18:16

2 Kings

5:20

Ezra

9:13

Job

7:11; 16:5; 16:5; 16:6; 21:30; 30:10; 30:10; 33:18; 38:23

Psalms

19:14; 19:14; 78:50

Proverbs

10:19; 10:19; 11:24; 11:24; 13:24; 13:24; 17:27; 17:27; 21:26; 24:11; 24:11

Isaiah

14:6; 14:6; 38:7; 38:17; 54:2; 54:2; 58:1; 58:1

Jeremiah

14:10; 14:10

Ezekiel

30:18; 30:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2820 matches the Hebrew חָשַׂךְ (ḥāśaḵ),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:6 - Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also [fn]kept H2820 you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not reach out your hand against the boy, and do not do anything to him; for now I know that you [fn]fear God, since you have not withheld H2820 your son, your only son, from Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:16 - and said, “By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld H2820 your son, your only son,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - [fn]There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld H2820 nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do this great evil, and sin against God?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:39 - When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Blessed be the LORD, who has pleaded the cause of the shame inflicted on me by the hand of Nabal, and has kept H2820 back H2820 His servant from evil. The LORD has also returned the evildoing of Nabal on his own head.” Then David sent [fn]a proposal to Abigail, to take her as his wife.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:16 - Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing Israel, for Joab restrained H2820 the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:20 - But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, [fn]thought, “Behold, my master has spared H2820 this Naaman the Aramean, [fn]by not accepting from his hand what he brought. As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:13 - “And after everything that has come upon us for our evil deeds and our great guilt, since You our God have spared H2820 us by inflicting less than our wrongdoing deserves, and have given us such an escaped remnant as this,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:11 - “Therefore I will not restrain H2820 my mouth;
I will speak in the anguish of my spirit,
I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:5 - Or I could strengthen you with my mouth,
And the condolence of my lips could lessen H2820 your pain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:6 - “If I speak, my pain is not lessened H2820,
And if I refrain, what pain leaves me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:30 - “For the wicked person is spared H2820 [fn]a day of disaster;
They [fn]are led away from a day of fury.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:10 - “They loathe me and stand aloof from me,
And they do not [fn]refrain H2820 from spitting in my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:18 - He keeps H2820 his soul back H2820 from the pit,
And his life from perishing by the spear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:23 - Which I have reserved H2820 for a time of distress,
For a day of war and battle?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Also keep H2820 Your servant back H2820 from presumptuous sins;
Let them not rule over me;
Then I will be innocent,
And I will be blameless of great wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:50 - He leveled a path for His anger;
He did not spare H2820 their souls from death,
But turned their lives over to the plague,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - When there are many words, wrongdoing is unavoidable,
But one who restrains H2820 his lips is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more,
And there is one who withholds H2820 what is justly due, and yet it results only in poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:24 - He who withholds H2820 his [fn]rod hates his son,
But he who loves him [fn]disciplines him diligently.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:27 - One who withholds H2820 his words [fn]has knowledge,
And one who has a cool spirit is a person of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - All day long he [fn]is craving,
While the righteous gives and does not hold H2820 back H2820.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:11 - Rescue those who are being taken away to death,
And those who are staggering to the slaughter, Oh hold H2820 them back H2820!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:6 - Which used to strike the peoples in fury with unceasing strokes,
Which [fn]subdued the nations in anger with unrestrained H2820 persecution.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:2 - “Enlarge the place of your tent;
[fn]Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, do not spare H2820 them;
Lengthen your ropes
And strengthen your pegs.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:1 - “Cry loudly, do not hold H2820 back H2820;
Raise your voice like a trumpet,
And declare to My people their wrongdoing,
And to the house of Jacob their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:10 - This is what the LORD says to this people: “So much they have loved to wander; they have not restrained H2820 their feet. Therefore the LORD does not accept them; now He will remember their wrongdoing and call their sins to account.”

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization