gazal: to tear away, seize, robOriginal Word: גָּזַלPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to tear away, seize, robNASB Translation
carried away (1), commit (2), commits (1), committed (1), consume (1), force (1), rob (3), robbed (6), robs (2), seize (2), seized (2), snatch (1), snatched (2), steal (1), take (1), taken by robbery (1), tear off (1), took by robbery (1), torn away (1).
I. גָּזַל verb tear away, seize, rob
(Late Hebrew id.
, Phoenician גזל
Niph`al, Aramaic גְּזַל
; Arabic cut off
Qal Perfect גָּזַל Job 20:19; Ezekiel 18:18, גָּזָ֑ל Leviticus 5:23 2t., גָּזַלְתִּי Psalm 69:5 etc.; Imperfect יִגְזֹל Ezekiel 18:7, וַיִּגְזֹל 2 Samuel 23:21; 1 Chronicles 11:23 etc.; Infinitive גְּזֹל Isaiah 10:2; Participle active גּוֺזֵל Proverbs 28:24; suffix גֹּזְלוֺ Psalm 35:10; plural construct גֹּזְלֵי Micah 3:2; passive גָּזוּל Deuteronomy 28:29 4t.; — tear away, rob, with object of thing (movable), flock (עֵדֶר) Job 24:2, ass Deuteronomy 28:31, women Judges 21:23 compare Genesis 31:31 (E), tear away orphan child from breast Job 24:9 יתום מִשֹּׁד, snatch a spear from enemy's hand 2 Samuel 23:21 = 1 Chronicles 11:23; figurative of drying up snow-water Job 24:19; (object stationary) take violent possession of, well of water Genesis 21:25 (E), house Job 20:19, fields Micah 2:2; (hyperb.) the skin Micah 3:2; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb = seize, plunder, object גְּזֵלָה Leviticus 5:23 (P) Ezekiel 18:7,12,16, גָּזֵל Ezekiel 18:18; Ezekiel 22:29; indefinite Psalm 69:5; figurative, object מִשְׁמָּט Isaiah 10:2; with object person robbed Psalm 35:10; Proverbs 22:22; Proverbs 28:24, probably also Judges 9:25 compare Leviticus 19:13 (H; absolute); compare also passive Deuteronomy 28:29 ("" עָשׁוּק); הציל גָּזוּל מיד עושׁק Jeremiah 21:12; compare Jeremiah 22:3; Malachi 1:13 גָּזוּל ("" מִּסֵּחַ lame and חוֺלֶה sick), probably that rescued after seizure by wild beasts, therefore mutilated.
Niph`al Perfect3feminine singular וְנִגְזְלָה, subject sleep Proverbs 4:16 לא "" (יִשְׁנוּׅ.
catch, consume, exercise robbery, pluck off, rob, spoil, take away by force, violence,
A primitive root; to pluck off; specifically to flay, strip or rob -- catch, consume, exercise (robbery), pluck (off), rob, spoil, take away (by force, violence), tear.