ashaq: to oppress, wrong, extortOriginal Word: עָשַׁקPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to oppress, wrong, extortNASB Translation
crushed (1), defrauded (2), extorted (1), got (1), laden (1), oppress (11), oppressed (9), oppresses (3), oppressor (2), oppressors (2), practiced (2), rages (1), rob (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs עָשַׁק verb oppress, wrong, extort
= Biblical Hebrew, so Old Aramaic עשק
; Syriac accuse, slander
; Assyrian adjective eš‡u
; Arabic roughness, injustice
Qal Perfect ׳ע Leviticus 5:21; Ezekiel 18:18; 2masculine singular suffix עֲשַׁקְתָּ֫נוּ 1 Samuel 12:4, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular suffix יַעַשׁקֻנִי Psalm 119:122; 2masculine singular תַּעֲשֹׁק Leviticus 19:13 +, etc.; Infinitive construct עֲשֹׁק Hosea 12:8, suffix עָשְׁקָם 1 Chronicles 16:21; Psalm 105:14; Participle active עשֵׁק Proverbs 14:31 +, feminine plural הָעשְׁקוֺת Amos 4:1, etc.; passive עָשׁוּק Deuteronomy 28:29 +, etc.; —
1 oppress, wrong (often by extortion, "" גָּזַל), with accusative of person 1 Samuel 12:3,4; Micah 2:2; Leviticus 5:21; Leviticus 19:13; especially the poor and helpless Amos 4:1; Deuteronomy 24:14; Jeremiah 7:6; Ezekiel 22:29; Zechariah 7:10; Proverbs 14:31; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 28:3; Ecclesiastes 4:1; also with accusative of congnate meaning with verb עשֶׁק (וְ)גָזַל גָּזֵל ׳ע Ezekiel 18:18 practise extortion, Ezekiel 22:29, take by extortion Leviticus 5:23 and (with accusative of thing) Malachi 3:5; absolute Hosea 12:8 practise extortion; Job 10:3 deal tyrannically (of God); participle oppressor, extortioner Jeremiah 21:12; Psalm 72:4; Ecclesiastes 4:1; passive participle as substantive the oppressed Psalm 103:6; Psalm 146:7.
2 oppress a nation Isaiah 52:4, compare Psalm 105:14 = 1 Chronicles 16:21; Psalm 119:122, participle act. oppressor Psalm 119:121, passive participle oppressed Jeremiah 50:33, in predict. וְגָזוּל ׳ע Deuteronomy 28:29, וְרָצּוּץ ׳ע Deuteronomy 28:23; Hosea 5:11.
3 dubious are: יַעְשֹׁק נָהָר Job 40:23 a river oppresses him, i.e. rushes violently upon him (that is, the hippopotamus; Du יָשֹׁק, from שׁוּק; > Gunk Bu יִשְׁקַע falls, sinks); עָשֻׁק בְּדַם נֶפֶשׁ Proverbs 28:17 oppressed (? burdened) with the blood of a person.
Pu`al Participle feminine הַמְּעֻשָּׁקָה Isaiah 23:12 crushed (of conquered Sidon under figure of woman).
get deceitfully, deceive, defraud, drink up, use oppression do violence wrong
A primitive root (compare asaq); to press upon, i.e. Oppress, defraud, violate, overflow -- get deceitfully, deceive, defraud, drink up, (use) oppress((-ion)), -or), do violence (wrong).
see HEBREW asaq