2673. chatsah
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chatsah: to divide
Original Word: חָצָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chatsah
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-tsaw')
Short Definition: divided

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to divide
NASB Translation
divide (4), divided (7), live out half (1), parceled (1), reaches (1), separated (1).

חָצָה verb divide (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic is be fortunate, happy with one's husband or wife, etc., i.e. have a share in happiness; a small arrow; Di134 puts here Ethiopic arrow, compare חֵצִי) —

Qal Perfect חָצָה Numbers 31:42; וְחָצִיתָ consecutive Numbers 31:27; וְחָצוּ consecutive Exodus 21:35; Imperfect יֶחֱצֶה Isaiah 30:28; וַיַּ֫חַץ Genesis 32:8 2t.; וַיֶּחֱצֵם Judges 9:43; יֶחֱצוּ Psalm 55:24; יֶחֱצוּן Exodus 21:35; יֶחֱצוּהוּ Job 40:30; —

1 divide, followed by כסף Exodus 21:35; שׁור Exodus 21:35 (both J E), לִוְיָתָן crocodile Job 40:30; prey, מלקוח, Numbers 31:27 (P; with לְ before parts); a company of people Genesis 32:8 (followed by לְ as foregoing), Genesis 33:1 (both J) Judges 9:43 (לְ as foregoing) but compare Judges 7:16.

2 (apparently denominative from חֲצִי) Psalm 55:24 ימיהם ׳לא יח shall not halve their days, i.e. enjoy even half of the normal number; Isaiah 30:28 עד ׳צואר יח shall halve unto the neck = shall reach to the neck and so divide the man in half.

Niph`al Imperfect3feminine singular with apocope תֵּחָץ Daniel 11:4 be divided (of kingdom), followed by לְ; ולא יֵחָ֫צוּ עוד לשׁני גוים Ezekiel 37:22 (Judah and Israel); waters of Jordan 2 Kings 2:8,14.

divide, live out half, reach to the midst, participle

A primitive root (compare zed)); to cut or split in two; to halve -- divide, X live out half, reach to the midst, participle

see HEBREW zed

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