2670. chophshi
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chophshi: free
Original Word: חָפְשִׁי
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: chophshi
Phonetic Spelling: (khof-shee')
Short Definition: free

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chaphash
NASB Translation
forsaken (1), free (14), free man (2).

חָפְשִׁי adjective free (Late Hebrew id.) — ׳ח Exodus 21:5 10t. + Psalm 88:6; plural חָפְשִׁים Isaiah 58:6 4t. —

1 free from slavery: of Hebrew bondslave (male or female) set free in 7th year Exodus 21:2,5 (JE), Deuteronomy 15:12,13,18, compare Jeremiah 34:9,10,11,14,16; of slave (male or female) set free on account of injury done Exodus 21:26,27 (JE); מֵאֲדֹנָיו ׳עֶבֶד ח Job 3:19 a slave is free from his master (i.e. in Sh®°ôl); but בַּמֵּתִים חָפְשִׁי Psalm 88:6 among the dead I am free (i.e. adrift, cut off from Yahweh's remembrance); more Generally, שַׁלַּח רְצוּצִים חָפְשִׁים Isaiah 58:6 to let oppressed ones go free.

2 free from taxes, obligations, etc. אֵת בֵּית אָבִיו יַעֲשֶׂה חָפְשִׁי בְּיְשְׂרָאֵל 1 Samuel 17:25 his father's house will he make free in Israel.

free, liberty

From chaphash; exempt (from bondage, tax or care) -- free, liberty.

see HEBREW chaphash

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