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Lexicon :: Strong's H3782 - kāšal

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Strong’s Definitions

כָּשַׁל kâshal, kaw-shal'; a primitive root; to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication, to falter, stumble, faint or fall:—bereave (from the margin), cast down, be decayed, (cause to) fail, (cause, make to) fall (down, -ing), feeble, be (the) ruin(-ed, of), (be) overthrown, (cause to) stumble, × utterly, be weak.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x

The KJV translates Strong's H3782 in the following manner: fall (27x), stumble (19x), cast down (4x), feeble (4x), overthrown (2x), ruin (2x), bereave (with H7921) (1x), decayed (1x), faileth (1x), utterly (1x), weak (1x), variant (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H3782 in the following manner: fall (27x), stumble (19x), cast down (4x), feeble (4x), overthrown (2x), ruin (2x), bereave (with H7921) (1x), decayed (1x), faileth (1x), utterly (1x), weak (1x), variant (2x).
  1. to stumble, stagger, totter

    1. (Qal)

      1. to stumble

      2. to totter

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to stumble

      2. to be tottering, be feeble

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to stumble, bring injury or ruin to, overthrow

      2. to make feeble, make weak

    4. (Hophal) to be made to stumble

    5. (Piel) bereave

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּשַׁל kâshal, kaw-shal'; a primitive root; to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication, to falter, stumble, faint or fall:—bereave (from the margin), cast down, be decayed, (cause to) fail, (cause, make to) fall (down, -ing), feeble, be (the) ruin(-ed, of), (be) overthrown, (cause to) stumble, × utterly, be weak.
STRONGS H3782: Abbreviations
כָּשַׁל verb stumble, stagger, totter (Late Hebrew id.; Syriac [bdb050502] give offence (occasion for stumbling), σκανδαλιζω, (chiefly Ethpe`el Aph`el), see PS Brock Schw; Arabic bdb050503 is be heavy, sluggish); —
Qal Perfect כ׳ Nehemiah 4:4 +, (Hosea 5:5b read יִכָּשֵׁל, compare We), כָּֽשְׁלָה Isaiah 3:8; Isaiah 59:14; כָּֽשְׁלוּ Jeremiah 46:6 +, כָּשַׁלְנוּ Isaiah 59:10, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יכשׁ֑ולו Proverbs 4:16 Kt (but read Hiph., whidh see, so Qr); יכשׁלו Nahum 3:3 Kt (but read Perfect וְכָֽשְׁלוּ so Qr); Infinitive absolute כָּשׁוֺל Isaiah 40:30 (with Niph. Imperfect); Participle active כּוֺשֵׁל Isaiah 5:27 + 2 times, כּשֵׁל 2 Chronicles 28:15; Psalm 105:37; feminine plural כּשְׁלוֺת Isaiah 35:3; —
1. stumble at, over, something, with ב (literally by means of), Nahum 3:3, גִּבּוֺר בְּגִבּוֺר כ׳ Jeremiah 46:13 (+ נָפַל), compare Leviticus 26:37; וּנְעָרִיס בָּעֵץ כ׳ Lamentations 5:13 i.e. stagger (of toil in captivity); absolute Isaiah 5:27 ׅ || (עָיֵף, כָּֽשְׁלוּ וְנָפָ֑לוּ Jeremiah 46:6, compare הִרְבָּה כּוֺשֵׁ֑ל גַּםנָֿפַל אישׁ וגו׳ Jeremiah 46:16 (strange; Gie following in part Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version, עֶרְבְּךָ כָּשַׁל וְנָפַל thy mixed people — compare Jeremiah 25:20, etc. — hath stumbled and hath fallen); often figurative of overthrow, throughdivine judgment, with בְּ at, (see above) Jeremiah 6:21, so Isaiah 8:15 (+ נָפַל etc.) according to Ges Hi Bhul Che Di; < בָּם = among them, — Israel and Judah, — as ב in Isaiah 8:16, so Ew De Du EV; Hosea 4:5 (twice in verse); Hosea 5:5; Hosea 14:2 (בַּעֲוֺנֶָֽךָ, בְּ probably instrumental); absolute of Babylon, under figure of זָדוֺן, ונפל כ׳ Jeremiah 50:32; ונפל כ׳ Paslm Jeremiah 27:2; Isaiah 3:8; Isaiah 31:3 (both || נפל); of אֱמֶת Isaiah 59:14; in metaphor of anxiety, distress Isaiah 59:10, Paslm Isa 107:12.
2. totter, of knees, literal מִצּוֺם בִּרְכַּי כ׳ Paslm Isa 109:24 my knees totter from fasting; figurative Isaiah 35:3 (|| יָדַיִם רָפוֺת) כּוֺשֵׁל tottering one, literal Job 4:4; 2 Chronicles 28:15; Paslm 2 Chron 105:37; hence figurative, fail, of strength (כֹּחַ) Nehemiah 4:4; Paslm Neh 31:11; — Infinitive absolute כָּשׁוֺל, see below Niph.
Niph. Perfect consecutive וְנִכְשַׁל Daniel 11:9, וְנִכְשְׁלוּ Daniel 11:33, וְנִכְשָׁ֑לוּ Daniel 11:14; Imperfect יִכָּשֵׁל Ezekiel 33:12 + Hosea 5:5b (Greek Version of the LXX. as Hosea 5:5a, so We; MT כָּשַׁל), 2nd person masculine singular תִּכָּשֵׁל Proverbs 4:12, בִּכָּֽשְׁלוּ Proverbs 24:17 (yet see Ges§ 51, R. 1), בְּהִכָּֽשְׁלָם Daniel 11:34; Participle נִכְשָׁל Zechariah 12:8; plural נִכְשָׁלִים 1 Samuel 2:4; —
1. stumble (= Qal) Nahum 2:6; Isaiah 63:13; Jeremiah 31:9; usually figurative:
a. of misfortune Proverbs 24:17 (|| נפל), negative Proverbs 4:12.
b. of divine judgement (with בְּ at) Proverbs 4:19; Proverbs 24:16, negative Ezekiel 33:12; see also Hosea 14:10 (בְ location), Jeremiah 20:11; Daniel 11:14, 35, מִפָּנֶיךָ וְיאֹבְדו יִכָּֽשְׁלוּ Psalm 9:4; especially = be overthrown, of nations, armies, etc., Hosea 5:5 (with בַּעֲוֺנָם, compare Hosea 14:2 Qal), Jeremiah 6:15 || נפל, compare Jeremiah 8:12 (|| id.), Daniel 11:19 (+ נפל), Daniel 11:33 (בְ instrumental), Daniel 11:34; Daniel 11:41.
2. be tottering, feeble, כָּשׁוֺל יִכָּשֵׁ֑לוּ Isaiah 40:30 (opposed to יַחֲלִיפוּ כֹחַ Isaiah 40:31); so participle 1 Samuel 2:4; Zechariah 12:8.
Pi. only apparent, תְּכַשְּׁלִי Ezekiel 36:14, read תְּשַׁכְּלִי with Qr Vrss EV Sm Co Da (see also Hiph. near the end).
Hiph. Perfect הִכְשִׁיל Lamentations 1:14 הִכְשַׁלְתֶּם Malachi 2:8; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַכְשִׁילְךָ 2 Chronicles 25:8; 2nd person feminine singular תַּכְשִׁלִי Ezekiel 36:15 (but strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co; read תשׁכלי, as Ezekiel 36:14 other Vrss Sm Da); 3rd person masculine plural יַכְשִׁילוּ Proverbs 4:16 Qr (Kt see below Qal), וַיַּכְשִׁילֻהוּ Psalm 64:9, וַיַּכְשִׁלוּם Jeremiah 18:15 (so Targum; Gie, after Greek Version of the LXX. Syriac Version, וַיִּכְשְׁלוּ, [< וַיִּכָּֽשִׁלוּ]); Infinitive construct הַכְשִׁיל 2 Chronicles 25:8, sf הַכְשִׁילוֺ 2 Chronicles 28:23; —
1..cause to stumble, figurative:
a. = bring injury or ruin to, abs Proverbs 4:16; of punishment Psalm 64:9 (indefinite subject; si vera lectio; text probably corrupt, see Che Bae).
b. = overthrow, of nation, army, etc., 2 Chronicles 25:8 (followed by לִפְנֵי אוֺיֵב) compare 2 Chronicles 25:8 (opposed to עזר); cause overthrow 2 Chronicles 28:23. — On Ezekiel 36:15 see above.
c. morally, Jeremiah 18:15 (בְּ local), Malachi 2:8 (בְּ instrumental).
2. make feeble, weak, הִכְשִׁיל כֹּחִי Lamentations 1:14 (of God's dealing with Jerusalem)
Hoph. only Participle והיו מֻכְשָׁלִים לְפָנֶיךָ Jeremiah 18:23 either and let them be ones who have stumbled before thee, i.e. regard them as such (Hi Gf VB), or and let them be ones overthrown before thee (Gie; so Qr according to Gf). So also in Ezekiel 21:20 according to Co, compare Sm Da (MT מִכְשֹׁלִים, see H4383 מִכְשׁוֺל).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

2:4; 2:4

2 Chronicles

25:8; 25:8; 25:8; 25:8; 28:15; 28:15; 28:23; 28:23


4:4; 4:4




9:4; 64:9; 64:9; 105:37


4:12; 4:12; 4:16; 4:16; 4:16; 4:19; 24:16; 24:17; 24:17


3:8; 3:8; 5:27; 5:27; 8:15; 8:16; 31:3; 35:3; 35:3; 40:30; 40:30; 40:31; 59:10; 59:10; 59:14; 59:14; 63:13


6:15; 6:21; 8:12; 18:15; 18:15; 18:23; 20:11; 25:20; 27:2; 31:9; 46:6; 46:6; 46:13; 46:16; 50:32


1:14; 1:14; 5:13


21:20; 33:12; 33:12; 36:14; 36:14; 36:15; 36:15


11:9; 11:14; 11:14; 11:19; 11:33; 11:33; 11:34; 11:34; 11:35; 11:41


4:5; 5:5; 5:5; 5:5; 5:5; 5:5; 14:2; 14:2


2:6; 3:3; 3:3


12:8; 12:8


2:8; 2:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3782 matches the Hebrew כָּשַׁל (kāšal),
which occurs 65 times in 59 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Lev 26:37–Dan 11:35)

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:37 - ‘They will then stumble H3782 over each other as if running from the sword, although no one is pursuing; and you will have no strength to stand before your enemies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - “The bows of the mighty are broken to pieces,
But those who have stumbled H3782 strap on strength.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:8 - “But if you do go, do it, be strong for the battle; yet God will [fn]bring H3782 you down H3782 before the enemy, for God has the power to help and to [fn]bring H3782 down H3782.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated by name got up, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked people from the spoils; they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble H3782 ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:23 - For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus who had [fn]defeated him, and said, “Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, I will sacrifice to them so that they may help me.” But they became the [fn]downfall H3782 of him and all Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:10 - And so [fn]in Judah it was said:
“The strength of the burden bearers is failing H3782,
Yet there is much rubble;
And we ourselves are unable
To rebuild the wall.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:4 - “Your words have helped the stumbling H3782 to stand,
And you have strengthened [fn]feeble knees.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:3 - When my enemies turn back,
They stumble H3782 and perish before You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:2 - When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,
My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled H3782 and fell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:10 - For my life is spent with sorrow
And my years with sighing;
My strength has failed H3782 because of my guilt,
And my [fn]body has wasted away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:8 - So [fn]they [fn]will make him stumble H3782;
Their own tongue is against them;
All who see them will shake their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:37 - Then He brought [fn]the Israelites out with silver and gold,
And among His tribes there was not one who stumbled H3782.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:12 - Therefore He humbled their heart with labor;
They stumbled H3782 and there was no one to help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:24 - My knees [fn]are H3782 weak H3782 from fasting,
And my flesh has grown lean, without fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:12 - When you walk, your steps will not be hampered;
And if you run, you will not stumble H3782.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they cannot sleep unless they do evil;
And [fn]they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble H3782.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:19 - The way of the wicked is like darkness;
They do not know over what they [fn]stumble H3782.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:16 - For a righteous person falls seven times and rises again,
But the wicked stumble H3782 in time of disaster.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:17 - Do not rejoice when your enemy falls,
And do not let your heart rejoice when he stumbles H3782,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:8 - For Jerusalem has stumbled H3782 and Judah has fallen,
Because their [fn]speech and their actions are against the LORD,
To rebel against [fn]His glorious presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - No one in it is tired or stumbles H3782,
No one slumbers or sleeps;
Nor is the undergarment at his waist loosened,
Nor his sandal strap broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:15 - “Many will stumble H3782 over them,
Then they will fall and be broken;
They will be snared and caught.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:13 - So the word of the LORD to them will be,
[fn]Order on order, order on order,
Line on line, line on line,
A little here, a little there,”
That they may go and stumble H3782 backward, be broken, snared, and taken captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:3 - Now the Egyptians are human and not God,
And their horses are flesh and not spirit;
So the LORD will stretch out His hand,
And any helper will stumble H3782,
And one who is helped will fall.
And all of them will come to an end together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:3 - Strengthen the [fn]exhausted, and make the [fn]feeble H3782 strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:30 - Though youths grow weary and tired,
And vigorous young men stumble H3782 badly H3782,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like people who are blind,
We grope like those who have no eyes.
We stumble H3782 at midday as in the twilight;
Among those who are healthy we are like the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:14 - Justice is turned back,
And righteousness stands far away;
For truth has stumbled H3782 in the street,
And uprightness cannot enter.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:13 - Who led them through the depths?
Like the horse in the wilderness, they did not stumble H3782;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:15 - “Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done?
They were not ashamed at all,
Nor did they know even how to be ashamed.
Therefore they will fall among those who fall;
At the time that I punish them,
They will collapse H3782,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:21 - Therefore, this is what the LORD says:
“Behold, I am [fn]placing stumbling blocks before this people.
And they will stumble H3782 against them,
Fathers and sons together;
Neighbor and [fn]friend will perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:12 - “Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done?
They were not ashamed at all,
And they did not know how to be ashamed;
Therefore they will fall among those who fall;
At the time of their punishment they will collapse H3782,”
Says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:15 - ‘For My people have forgotten Me,
They burn incense [fn]to worthless gods.
And they [fn]have stumbled H3782 in their ways,
In the ancient roads,
To walk on paths,
Not on a highway,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:23 - But You, LORD, know
All their [fn]deadly schemes against me;
Do not [fn]forgive their wrongdoing
Or wipe out their sin from Your sight.
But may they be [fn]overthrown H3782 before You;
Deal with them in the time of Your anger!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But the LORD is with me like a powerful champion;
Therefore my persecutors will stumble H3782 and not prevail.
They will be put to great shame because they have [fn]failed,
An everlasting disgrace that will not be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:9 - “They will come with weeping,
And by pleading I will bring them;
I will lead them by streams of waters,
On a straight path on which they will not stumble H3782;
For I am a father to Israel,
And Ephraim is My firstborn.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:6 - Let not the swift man flee,
Nor the warrior escape.
In the north beside the river Euphrates
They have stumbled H3782 and fallen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:12 - The nations have heard of your shame,
And the earth is full of your cry of distress;
For one warrior has stumbled H3782 over [fn]another,
And both of them have fallen down together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:16 - “They have repeatedly stumbled H3782;
Indeed, they have fallen, one against another.
Then they said, ‘Get up, and let’s go back
To our own people and our native land,
Away from the [fn]sword of the oppressor!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:32 - “The [fn]arrogant one will stumble H3782 and fall
With no one to raise him up;
And I will set fire to his cities,
And it will devour all his surroundings.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:14 - “The yoke of my wrongdoings is bound;
By His hand they are woven together.
They have come upon my neck;
He has made my strength [fn]fail H3782.
The Lord has handed me over
To those against whom I am not able to stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:13 - Young men [fn]worked at the grinding mill,
And youths staggered H3782 under loads of wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:12 - “And you, son of man, say to [fn]your fellow citizens, ‘The righteousness of a righteous one will not save him on the day of his offense, and as for the wickedness of a wicked one, he will not stumble H3782 because of it on the day when he turns from his wickedness; whereas a righteous one will not be able to live [fn]by his righteousness on the day when he commits sin.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:14 - for that reason you will no longer devour people and no longer bereave your nation of children,’ declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:15 - “I will not let you hear insults from the nations anymore, nor will you suffer disgrace from the peoples any longer, nor will you make your nation stumble H3782 any longer,” declares the Lord GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:14 - “Now in those times many will rise up against the king of the South; the violent ones among your people will also raise themselves up to fulfill the vision, but they will [fn]fall H3782 down H3782.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:19 - “So he will turn his face toward the fortresses of his own land, but he will stumble H3782 and fall and not be found.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - “And [fn]those who have insight among the people will give understanding to the many; yet they will fall H3782 by sword and by flame, by captivity and by plunder for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:34 - “Now when they fall H3782 they will be granted a little help, and many will join with them in hypocrisy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:35 - “And some of [fn]those who have insight will fall H3782, to refine, purge, and [fn]cleanse them until the end time; because it is still to come at the appointed time.

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