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Lexicon :: Strong's H6475 - pāṣâ

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1795

Strong’s Definitions

פָּצָה pâtsâh, paw-tsaw'; a primitive root; to rend, i.e. open (especially the mouth):—deliver, gape, open, rid, utter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H6475 in the following manner: open (10x), rid (2x), gaped (1x), utter (1x), deliver (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H6475 in the following manner: open (10x), rid (2x), gaped (1x), utter (1x), deliver (1x).
  1. to part, open, separate, set free

    1. (Qal)

      1. to open (mouth), utter

      2. to snatch away, set free

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּצָה pâtsâh, paw-tsaw'; a primitive root; to rend, i.e. open (especially the mouth):—deliver, gape, open, rid, utter.
STRONGS H6475: Abbreviations
† [פָּצָה] verb part, open (Arabic bdb082204 I, II. separate, remove; Aramaic פְּצָא especially set free, bdb082205 Pa. set free); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular פָּֽצְתָה Genesis 4:11 +, 2nd person masculine singular פָּצִיתָ Judges 11:36, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִפְצֶה Job 35:16; Imperative masculine singular פְּצֵה Ezekiel 2:8, suffix פְּצֵנִי Psalm 144:7; Psalm 144:11; Participle פֹּצֶה Isaiah 10:14, פּוֹ׳ Psalm 144:10; —
1. open mouth:
a. to swallow, figurative of ground, הָאֲדָמָה Genesis 4:11, (J), Numbers 16:30 (JE), הָאָרֶץ Deuteronomy 11:6; of enemies, + עַל person Lamentations 2:16; Lamentations 3:46; Psalm 22:14; literal Ezekiel 2:8.
b. to speak Judges 11:35, 36 (utter a vow, + אֶליֿ׳); Job 35:16; hence = utter, שְׁפָתַי פָּצוּ אֲשֶׁר Psalm 66:14; of bird chirping מֹּצֶה פֶה Isaiah 10:14 (in figurative).
2. snatch away, set free (Aramaic loan-word), only Psalm 144, + הִצִּיל with מִן Isaiah 10:7; Isaiah 10:11; פ׳ with מִן Isaiah 10:10.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:11; 4:11






11:35; 11:36; 11:36


35:16; 35:16


22:14; 66:14; 144; 144:7; 144:10; 144:11


10:7; 10:10; 10:11; 10:14; 10:14


2:16; 3:46


2:8; 2:8


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6475 matches the Hebrew פָּצָה (pāṣâ),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - “So now you are cursed from the earth, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:30 - “But if the LORD creates a new thing, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the pit, then you will understand that these men have rejected the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:6 - “and what He did to Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben: how the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, their households, their tents, and all the substance that was in their possession, in the midst of all Israel—
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:35 - And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, “Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low! You are among those who trouble me! For I have given my word to the LORD, and I cannot go back on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:36 - So she said to him, “My father, if you have given your word to the LORD, do to me according to what has gone out of your mouth, because the LORD has avenged you of your enemies, the people of Ammon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:16 - Therefore Job opens his mouth in vain;
He multiplies words without knowledge.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They gape at Me with their mouths,
Like a raging and roaring lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:14 - Which my lips have uttered
And my mouth has spoken when I was in trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:7 - Stretch out Your hand from above;
Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters,
From the hand of foreigners,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:10 - The One who gives salvation to kings,
Who delivers David His servant
From the deadly sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:11 - Rescue me and deliver me from the hand of foreigners,
Whose mouth speaks lying words,
And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood—
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:14 - My hand has found like a nest the riches of the people,
And as one gathers eggs that are left,
I have gathered all the earth;
And there was no one who moved his wing,
Nor opened his mouth with even a peep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 - All your enemies have opened their mouth against you;
They hiss and gnash their teeth.
They say, “We have swallowed her up!
Surely this is the day we have waited for;
We have found it, we have seen it!
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:46 - All our enemies
Have opened their mouths against us.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:8 - “But you, son of man, hear what I say to you. Do not be rebellious like that rebellious house; open your mouth and eat what I give you.”
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