2347. chus
Strong's Concordance
chus: to pity, look upon with compassion
Original Word: חוּס
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chus
Phonetic Spelling: (khoos)
Short Definition: pity
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as chum
Definition
to pity, look upon with compassion
NASB Translation
concern* (1), had compassion (1), have compassion (3), have pity (1), have...pity (4), looked with pity (1), pity (6), show pity (2), show...pity (1), sorry (1), spare (2), spared (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חוּס] verb pity, look upon with compassion (Aramaic , חוּס pity, spare; Assyrian —û s, in proper names compare DlPr 181) —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular חָסָה Ezekiel 16:5, 2masculine singular חַ֫סְתָּ Jonah 4:10; Imperfect3masculine singular יָחוּס Jeremiah 21:7; יָחֹס Psalm 72:13; 3feminine singular תָּחוּס Isaiah 13:18; תָּהוֺס Deuteronomy 7:16 9t.(Ges§ 72 R 4 Bö§ 1133(2)); תָּחֹס Genesis 45:20; Ezekiel 9:5; וַתָּ֫חָס 1 Samuel 24:11; Ezekiel 20:17; 1singular אָחוּס Jeremiah 13:14 2t.; Imperative חוּ֫סָה Joel 2:17; Nehemiah 13:22: —

a. of the eye, עין, (לא) תח(ו)ס על the eye shall (not) look with compassion, pity, upon Deuteronomy 7:16; Deuteronomy 13:9; Deuteronomy 19:13; Isaiah 13:18; Ezekiel 7:4; Ezekiel 20:17; לא חסה עָלַיִךְ עין Ezekiel 16:5; עֵינְכֶם אַלתָּֿחֹס עַלכְּֿלֵיכֶםGenesis 45:20 (RJE) let not your eye look with regret upon your stuff; with ellipsis of עַיִן 1 Samuel 24:11 (but read וָאָחֻס, for וַתָּחָס ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ7 We Klo Dr); with ellipsis of על Deuteronomy 19:21; Deuteronomy 25:12; Ezekiel 5:11; Ezekiel 7:9; Ezekiel 8:18; Ezekiel 9:10; (אל) ע֯ל תחס עיני֯כם Ezekiel 9:5

b. of God חוסה על Nehemiah 13:22; Joel 2:17; לא אחוס על נינוה Jonah 4:11; ellipsis of עַל Jeremiah 13:14; Ezekiel 24:14.

c. of man: the Messianic king עלדַּֿל וְאֶבְיוֺן Psalm 72:13 he shall have pity on poor and needy, Nebuchadrezzar עליהם (i.e. on Zedekiah and the people) Jeremiah 21:7; Jonah, על הקיקיון Jonah 4:10. — See also חמל.

חוֺףsee below II. חפף.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
pity, regard, spare

A primitive root; properly, to cover, i.e. (figuratively) to compassionate -- pity, regard, spare.

Forms and Transliterations
אָח֔וּס אָח֖וּס אָח֛וּס אחוס וְח֥וּסָה וַתָּ֣חָס וַתָּ֧חָס וחוסה ותחס ח֧וּסָה חַ֙סְתָּ֙ חָ֨סָה חוסה חסה חסת יָ֭חֹס יָח֣וּס יחוס יחס תָּחֹ֖ס תָח֖וֹס תָח֣וֹס תָח֤וֹס תָח֥וֹס תָח֥וּס תָחֹ֥ס תחוס תחס ’ā·ḥūs ’āḥūs aChus Chasah chasta Chusah ḥā·sāh ḥas·tā ḥāsāh ḥastā ḥū·sāh ḥūsāh ṯā·ḥō·ws tā·ḥōs ṯā·ḥōs ṯā·ḥūs taChos taChus tāḥōs ṯāḥōs ṯāḥōws ṯāḥūs vatTachos veChusah wat·tā·ḥās wattāḥās wə·ḥū·sāh wəḥūsāh yā·ḥōs yā·ḥūs Yachos yaChus yāḥōs yāḥūs
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23 Occurrences


’ā·ḥūs — 3 Occ.
ḥā·sāh — 1 Occ.
ḥas·tā — 1 Occ.
ḥū·sāh — 1 Occ.
tā·ḥōs — 11 Occ.
ṯā·ḥūs — 1 Occ.
wat·tā·ḥās — 2 Occ.
wə·ḥū·sāh — 1 Occ.
yā·ḥōs — 1 Occ.
yā·ḥūs — 1 Occ.

Genesis 45:20
HEB: וְעֵ֣ינְכֶ֔ם אַל־ תָּחֹ֖ס עַל־ כְּלֵיכֶ֑ם
NAS: Do not concern yourselves
KJV: Also regard not your stuff;
INT: yourselves nay regard with your goods

Deuteronomy 7:16
HEB: לָ֔ךְ לֹא־ תָחֹ֥ס עֵֽינְךָ֖ עֲלֵיהֶ֑ם
NAS: to you; your eye shall not pity them, nor
KJV: thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them: neither shalt thou serve
INT: will deliver nor pity your eye and

Deuteronomy 13:8
HEB: אֵלָ֑יו וְלֹא־ תָח֤וֹס עֵֽינְךָ֙ עָלָ֔יו
NAS: to him; and your eye shall not pity him, nor
KJV: unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare,
INT: about nor pity and your eye and

Deuteronomy 19:13
HEB: לֹא־ תָח֥וֹס עֵֽינְךָ֖ עָלָ֑יו
NAS: You shall not pity him, but you shall purge
KJV: Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away
INT: shall not pity eye and

Deuteronomy 19:21
HEB: וְלֹ֥א תָח֖וֹס עֵינֶ֑ךָ נֶ֣פֶשׁ
NAS: Thus you shall not show pity: life
KJV: And thine eye shall not pity; [but] life
INT: shall not show eye life

Deuteronomy 25:12
HEB: כַּפָּ֑הּ לֹ֥א תָח֖וֹס עֵינֶֽךָ׃ ס
NAS: her hand; you shall not show pity.
KJV: thine eye shall not pity [her].
INT: her hand shall not show eye

1 Samuel 24:10
HEB: וְאָמַ֥ר לַהֲרָגֲךָ֖ וַתָּ֣חָס עָלֶ֑יךָ וָאֹמַ֗ר
NAS: to kill you, but [my eye] had pity on you; and I said,
KJV: [me] kill thee: but [mine eye] spared thee; and I said,
INT: said to kill but had pity on said

Nehemiah 13:22
HEB: לִּ֣י אֱלֹהַ֔י וְח֥וּסָה עָלַ֖י כְּרֹ֥ב
NAS: me, O my God, and have compassion on me according to the greatness
KJV: me, O my God, [concerning] this also, and spare me according to the greatness
INT: remember my God and have on to the greatness

Psalm 72:13
HEB: יָ֭חֹס עַל־ דַּ֣ל
NAS: He will have compassion on the poor
KJV: He shall spare the poor and needy,
INT: will have on the poor

Isaiah 13:18
HEB: בָּנִ֖ים לֹֽא־ תָח֥וּס עֵינָֽם׃
NAS: [Nor] will their eye pity children.
KJV: their eye shall not spare children.
INT: children not pity will their eye

Jeremiah 13:14
HEB: אֶחְמ֧וֹל וְלֹֽא־ אָח֛וּס וְלֹ֥א אֲרַחֵ֖ם
NAS: nor be sorry nor
KJV: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy,
INT: show nor be sorry nor have

Jeremiah 21:7
HEB: חֶ֔רֶב לֹֽא־ יָח֣וּס עֲלֵיהֶ֔ם וְלֹ֥א
NAS: of the sword. He will not spare them nor
KJV: of the sword; he shall not spare them, neither have pity,
INT: of the sword nor spare and nor

Ezekiel 5:11
HEB: אֶגְרַע֙ וְלֹא־ תָח֣וֹס עֵינִ֔י וְגַם־
NAS: withdraw, and My eye will have no pity
KJV: [thee]; neither shall mine eye spare, neither will I have any pity.
INT: withdraw no will have and my eye will also

Ezekiel 7:4
HEB: וְלֹא־ תָח֥וֹס עֵינִ֛י עָלַ֖יִךְ
NAS: For My eye will have no pity
KJV: And mine eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity:
INT: no will have my eye on

Ezekiel 7:9
HEB: וְלֹא־ תָח֥וֹס עֵינִ֖י וְלֹ֣א
NAS: My eye will show no pity
KJV: And mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity:
INT: no will show my eye nor

Ezekiel 8:18
HEB: בְחֵמָ֔ה לֹֽא־ תָח֥וֹס עֵינִ֖י וְלֹ֣א
NAS: in wrath. My eye will have no pity
KJV: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity:
INT: wrath no will have my eye nor

Ezekiel 9:10
HEB: אֲנִ֔י לֹא־ תָח֥וֹס עֵינִ֖י וְלֹ֣א
NAS: But as for Me, My eye will have no
KJV: And as for me also, mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity,
INT: I no will have my eye nor

Ezekiel 16:5
HEB: לֹא־ חָ֨סָה עָלַ֜יִךְ עַ֗יִן
NAS: eye looked with pity on you to do
KJV: None eye pitied thee, to do any
INT: No looked and eye

Ezekiel 20:17
HEB: וַתָּ֧חָס עֵינִ֛י עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם
NAS: Yet My eye spared them rather than
KJV: Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying
INT: spared my eye and

Ezekiel 24:14
HEB: אֶפְרַ֥ע וְלֹא־ אָח֖וּס וְלֹ֣א אֶנָּחֵ֑ם
NAS: I will not relent, and I will not pity and I will not be sorry;
KJV: [it]; I will not go back, neither will I spare, neither will I repent;
INT: relent and I will not pity and I will not be sorry

Joel 2:17
HEB: יְהוָ֑ה וְֽיֹאמְר֞וּ ח֧וּסָה יְהוָ֣ה עַל־
NAS: And let them say, Spare Your people,
KJV: and let them say, Spare thy people,
INT: the LORD'S say Spare LORD and

Jonah 4:10
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה אַתָּ֥ה חַ֙סְתָּ֙ עַל־ הַקִּ֣יקָי֔וֹן
NAS: said, You had compassion on the plant
KJV: the LORD, Thou hast had pity on the gourd,
INT: the LORD You had on the plant

Jonah 4:11
HEB: וַֽאֲנִי֙ לֹ֣א אָח֔וּס עַל־ נִינְוֵ֖ה
NAS: Should I not have compassion on Nineveh,
KJV: And should not I spare Nineveh,
INT: I not spare and Nineveh

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