2554. chamas
Lexical Summary
chamas: to treat violently or wrong
Original Word: חָמַס
Transliteration: chamas
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-mas')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to treat violently or wrong
Meaning: to treat violently or wrong
Strong's Concordance
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.


H2554. chamas

[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 חָֽמְסוּEzekiel 22:26; Zephaniah 3:4; Imperfect יַחְמֹסJob 15:33, וַיַּחְמֹסLamentations 2:6; תַּחְמֹ֑סוּJob 21:27; Jeremiah 22:3; Participle חֹמֵסProverbs 8:36; — treat violently, wrong; —

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

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

3 both physical and ethical נַפְשׁוֺ חֹמֵס חֹטְאִיProverbs 8:36.

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


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