7533. ratsats
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ratsats: to crush
Original Word: רָצַץ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ratsats
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-tsats')
Short Definition: crushed

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to crush
NASB Translation
broke (1), bruised (1), crush (1), crushed (9), crushing (1), oppressed (5), struggled (1).

[רָצַץ] verb crush (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Arabic bruise, bray, crush; Aramaic רְעַ, crush, shatter); —

Qal Perfect2masculine singular suffix רַצּוֺתָנוּ 1 Samuel 12:4; 1singular רַצּוֺתִי 1 Samuel 12:3; Imperfect3masculine singular יָּרוּץ (Ges§ 67q) Isaiah 42:4 (Babylonian Manuscript יֵרוֺץ, Niph`al, so SS here and Ecclesiastes 12:6a), 3feminine singular תָּרוּץ Ecclesiastes 12:6a, 1singular אָרֻץ Psalm 18:30 = אָרוּץ 2 Samuel 22:30 (see below); Participle active feminine plural רֹצְצוֺת Amos 4:1; passive רָצוּץ Isaiah 42:3 +, construct רְצוּץ Hosea 5:11; plural רְצוּצִים Isaiah 58:6; — crush: 1 literal,

a. passive participle in (הַ)קָּנֶה (הָ)רָצוּץ 2 Kings 18:21 = Isaiah 36:6; Isaiah 42:3 (all metaphor of weak person).

b. imperfect intransitive get crushed (read תֵּרוֺץ?), of bowl Ecclesiastes 12:6a (in metaphor).

2 figurative crush, oppress, accusative of person 1 Samuel 12:3,4; Amos 4:1; passive participle Deuteronomy 28:33, as substantive the oppressed Isaiah 58:6; רְצוּץ מִשְׁמָּט Hosea 5:11 (We Now רֹצֵץ, i.e. perverting judgment, but dubious); intransitive get crushed (read יֵרוֺץ?), of servant of ׳י, under figure of wick, Isaiah 42:4 (+ יִכְהֶה) he shall not grow dim or be crushed out.

Niph`al be crushed, broken: Perfect3masculine singular consecutive נְרֹץ (Ges§ 67t) Ecclesiastes 12:6b (of wheel at cistern); Imperfect2masculine singular תֵּרוֺץ Ezekiel 29:7 (of Pharaoh as reed, compare Qal 1 a); Job 20:10 read perhaps יֵרֹצּוּ (for יְרַצּוּ, see רצה Pi`el), are crushed (as) poor men, Bu, compare Hoffm SS Gerber. — Isaiah 42:2; Ecclesiastes 12:6 a see

Qal. Pi`el crush in pieces:

1 literal (in metaphor) Perfect2masculine singular רִצַּצְתָּ Psalm 74:14 with accusative of thing.

2 figurative = grievously oppress, 3 masculine singular רִצַּץ Job 20:19; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיְרַצֵּץ מִן הָעָם2Chronicles 16:10.

Po`el Imperfect3masculine plural וַיְרֹצְצוּ Judges 10:8, accusative of person (= Pi`el 2; "" רעץ; רצץ here perhaps doublet, so GFMHpt, compare Bu Now).

Hiph`il Imperfect3feminine singular וַתָּ֫רִץ (Köi. 352; BaZMG xliii (1889), 181 thinks

Qal) Judges 9:53 she crushed his skull.

Hithpo`el reciprocal, Imperfect3masculine plural וִיִּתְרֹצְצוּ הַבָּנִים בְּקִרְבָּהּ Genesis 25:22 (J) the children crushed (thurst, struck) one another within her.

break, bruise, crush, discourage, oppress, struggle together

A primitive root; to crack in pieces, literally or figuratively -- break, bruise, crush, discourage, oppress, struggle together.

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