8156. shasa
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shasa: to divide, cleave
Original Word: שָׁסַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shasa
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-sah')
Short Definition: split

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to divide, cleave
NASB Translation
has the split (1), make a split (1), making a split (1), making split (1), persuaded (1), tear (1), tore him as one tears (1), two (1).

[שָׁסַע] verb divide, cleave (Late Hebrew Pi`el tear spart; ᵑ7Jer Pa`el Lamentations 3:11 tear in pieces (for HCT מִּשֵּׁחַ)); —

Qal Participle (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb שֶׁ֫סַע): masculine singular וְשֹׁסַע שֶׁסַע מַּרְסָה Leviticus 11:7 (P; on ׳שֹׁ compare LagBN 84) cleaving the cleft of the hoof, i.e. having cloven hoof, so feminine singular שֹׁסַ֫עַת Leviticus 11:3, compare Deuteronomy 14:6; שֶׁסַע אֵינֶנָּה שֹׁסַ֫עַת Leviticus 11:26 (P); passive הַמַּרְסָה הַשְּׁסוּעָה Deuteronomy 14:7.

Pi`el tear in two, a lion, kid, Imperfect, Infinitive construct וַיְשַׁסְּעֵהוּ כְּשַׁסַּע הַגְּדִי Judges 14:6; a bird (by, or at, its wings), Perfect3masculine singular consecutive וְשִׁסַּע אֹתוֺ Leviticus 1:17 (P); imperfect3masculine singular (אֶתאֲֿנָשָׁיו בַּדְּבָרִים) וַיְשַׁסַּע 1 Samuel 24:8 gives too violent a meaning; probably corrupt for word = restrain, or the like Dr HPS, compare Bu Now (hesitantly).

שֶׁ֫סַע noun [masculine] cleft; — as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with [ שָׁסַע], q. v.; absolute Leviticus 11:26, construct Leviticus 11:3; Leviticus 11:7; Deuteronomy 14:6.

cleave, be cloven footed, rend, stay

A primitive root; to split or tear; figuratively, to upbraid -- cleave, (be) cloven ((footed)), rend, stay.

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