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Lexicon :: Strong's H3905 - lāḥaṣ

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לָחַץ
Transliteration
lāḥaṣ
Pronunciation
law-khats'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1106

Strong’s Definitions

לָחַץ lâchats, law-khats'; a primitive root; properly, to press, i.e. (figuratively) to distress:—afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress(-or), thrust self.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H3905 in the following manner: oppress (13x), afflict (1x), crushed (1x), fast (1x), forced (1x), oppressors (1x), thrust (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H3905 in the following manner: oppress (13x), afflict (1x), crushed (1x), fast (1x), forced (1x), oppressors (1x), thrust (1x).
  1. to squeeze, press, oppress

    1. (Qal)

      1. to squeeze, press

      2. to oppress

    2. (Niphal) to squeeze oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָחַץ lâchats, law-khats'; a primitive root; properly, to press, i.e. (figuratively) to distress:—afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress(-or), thrust self.
STRONGS H3905:
לָחַץ verb squeeze, press, figurative oppress (Arabic bdb053701; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb053702 SchwIdioticon 48 (with which NöM74 compare Mandean הלאצא, torture, NS. bdb053703 press together, urge, exert oneself); see also rare derivatives in Syriac PS1932); —
Qal Perfect ל׳ Judges 4:3 + 2 times etc.; Imperfect suffixיִלְחָצֵנִי Psalm 56:2; 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּלְחַץ Numbers 22:25, etc.; Participle pluralלֹחֲצִים Exodus 3:9 + 2 times, etc. —
1. squeeze, press: followed by accusative + אֶל Judges 1:34; Numbers 22:25b (J); followed by accusative + בְּ instrumental 2 Kings 6:32 shut the door and press him (back, out) with the door.
2. oppress: followed by accusative of person Exodus 22:20 (ׅ || (הוֺנָה, Exodus 23:29 (both E), Psalm 56:2; of people Exodus 3:9 (E; + accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Judges 2:18; Judges 4:3; Judges 6:9; Judges 10:12; 1 Samuel 10:18; Amos 6:14; 2 Kings 13:4, 22; Jeremiah 30:20; Psalm 106:42; absolute Isaiah 19:20
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּלָּחֵץ Numbers 22:25a (J) squeeze oneself, of Balaam's ass, followed byאלהַֿקִּיר.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

3:9; 3:9; 22:20; 23:29

Numbers

22:25; 22:25; 22:25

Judges

1:34; 2:18; 4:3; 4:3; 6:9; 10:12

1 Samuel

10:18

2 Kings

6:32; 13:4; 13:22

Psalms

56:2; 56:2; 106:42

Isaiah

19:20

Jeremiah

30:20

Amos

6:14

H3905

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3905 matches the Hebrew לָחַץ (lāḥaṣ),
which occurs 19 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:9 - Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress H3905 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:21 - Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress H3905 him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:9 - Also thou shalt not oppress H3905 a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:25 - And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she thrust H3905 herself unto the wall, and crushed H3905 Balaam's foot against the wall: and he smote her again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:34 - And the Amorites forced H3905 the children of Dan into the mountain: for they would not suffer them to come down to the valley:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:18 - And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed H3905 them and vexed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed H3905 the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:9 - And I delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all that oppressed H3905 you, and drave them out from before you, and gave you their land;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:12 - The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did oppress H3905 you; and ye cried to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:18 - And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed H3905 you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:32 - But Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him; and the king sent a man from before him: but ere the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away mine head? look, when the messenger cometh, shut the door, and hold him fast H3905 at the door: is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:4 - And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed H3905 them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:22 - But Hazael king of Syria oppressed H3905 Israel all the days of Jehoahaz.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth H3905 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:42 - Their enemies also oppressed H3905 them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:20 - And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, H3905 and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:20 - Their children also shall be as aforetime, and their congregation shall be established before me, and I will punish all that oppress H3905 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:14 - But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict H3905 you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.

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