2554. chamas
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chamas: to treat violently or wrong
Original Word: חָמַס
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chamas
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-mas')
Short Definition: violence

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to treat violently or wrong
NASB Translation
do violence (1), done violence (2), drop off (1), exposed (1), injures (1), violently treated (1), wrong (1).

[חָמַס] verb treat violently, wrong (Late Hebrew id., act violently, treat violently; Aramaic חֲמַס (rare) violently seize; Arabic is be hard, strict, rigorous) —

Qal Perfect3plural חָֽמְסוּ Ezekiel 22:26; Zephaniah 3:4; Imperfect יַחְמֹס Job 15:33, וַיַּחְמֹס Lamentations 2:6; תַּחְמֹ֑סוּ Job 21:27; Jeremiah 22:3; Participle חֹמֵס Proverbs 8:36; — treat violently, wrong; —

1 of physical wrong: ׳תַּחְ Jeremiah 22:3 ("" תֹּנוּ) of wrong to widows and orphans; כַּגַּן שֻׂכּוֺ ׳וַיַּח Lamentations 2:6 and hath done violence to his pavilion as to a garden ("" שִׁחֵת מֹעֲדוֺ); so, figurative, of vine, wrong, i.e. fail to nourish, kill כַּגֶּפֶן ׳יַח בִּסְרוֺ Job 15:33.

2 of ethical wrong, object תּוֺרָה Zephaniah 3:4; Exodus 22:26 (both "" חִלֵּל קֹדֶשׁ); compare מְזִמּוֺת עָלֵי תַּחְמֹ֑סוּ Job 21:27 the devices (wherewith) ye do me violence.

3 both physical and ethical חֹטְאִי חֹמֵס נַפְשׁוֺ Proverbs 8:36.

Niph`al Perfect3plural נֶחְמְסוּ Jeremiah 13:22 thy heels suffer violence ("" נִגְלוּ שׁוּלַיִךְ).

make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong

A primitive root; to be violent; by implication, to maltreat -- make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong, imagine wrongfully.

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