2672. chatsab or chatseb
Strong's Concordance
chatsab or chatseb: to hew, hew out, cleave
Original Word: חָצַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chatsab or chatseb
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-tsab')
Short Definition: hewn
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to hew, hew out, cleave
NASB Translation
chops (1), cut in pieces (1), dig (2), engraved (1), hew (2), hewed (2), hewers (1), hewn (5), hewn them in pieces (1), hews (1), masons (2), quarry (2), stonecutters (1), stonecutters to hew (1), stonecutters* (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָצַב] חָצֵב verb hew, hew out, cleave (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic חֲצַב; SI4. 6 participle plural החצבם; compare Phoenician מחצב = Hebrew id.) —

Qal Perfect חָצֵב Isaiah 5:2; חָֽצְבָה Proverbs 9:1; חָצַבְתִּי Hosea 6:5, etc.; Imperfect וַיַּחְצֹב2Chronicles 26:10; 2 masculine singular תַּחְצֹב Deuteronomy 8:9; Infinitive construct לַחְצֹב Jeremiah 2:13; לַחְצוֺב 1 Chronicles 22:2; Participle active חֹצֵב Isaiah 10:15 4t.; construct חֹצְבִי Isaiah 22:16; חֹצְבִים 1 Chronicles 22:2 3t.; חֹצְבֵי 2 Kings 12:13; passive חֲצוּבִים Deuteronomy 6:11; Nehemiah 9:25; —

1 hew out, (dig), wine-vat יֶקֶב Isaiah 5:2; sepulchre (קֶבֶר) Isaiah 22:16 (twice in verse); cisterns בֹּרוֺת Deuteronomy 6:11 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 26:10; Nehemiah 9:25, compare Jeremiah 2:13; of mining נחשׁת ׳מהרריה תַּת Deuteronomy 8:9 out of its mountains thou mayst hew out copper.

2. a. hew stone 1 Chronicles 22:2; metaphor of pillars Proverbs 9:1 (subject wisdom); elsewhere participle, hewer of stone 2 Kings 12:13; 1 Chronicles 22:2,15 (see SI4.6above); probably 1 Kings 5:29; 2Chron 2:1; 2 Chronicles 2:17 (בָּהָר׳ח see Be), compare 2 Chronicles 24:12; Ezra 3:7.

b. apparently hew wood Isaiah 10:15 בוֺ ׳ח (i.e. בְּגַרְזֶן).

3 metaph. hew in pieces Hosea 6:5 figurative of ׳י attacking people by agency of prophets ("" הֲרַגְתִּים); divide, cleave subject ׳יs voice Psalm 29:7 object להבות אשׁ, i.e. the thunder of his voice sends forked lightnings (but on text compare Che and critical note)

Niph`al Imperfect יֵחָצְבוּן be cut, hewn, graven (words on rock) Job 19:24.

Pu`al Perfect חֻצַּבְתֶּם Isaiah 51:1 figurative, hewn out of rock (of Israel's origin; "" נֻקַּר).

Hiph`il Participle מַחֲצֶ֫בֶת Isaiah 51:9 hew in pieces = Qal 3, figurative of destroying רהב = Egypt (compare Psalm 89:11).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cut, dig, divide, grave, hew out made, mason

Or chatseb {khaw-tsabe'}; a primitive root; to cut or carve (wood), stone or other material); by implication, to hew, split, square, quarry, engrave -- cut, dig, divide, grave, hew (out, -er), made, mason.

Forms and Transliterations
הַחֹצֵ֣ב הַמַּחְצֶ֥בֶת החצב המחצבת וַיַּחְצֹב֙ וּלְחֹצְבֵ֣י ויחצב ולחצבי חֲצוּבִ֜ים חֲצוּבִים֙ חָצְבָ֖ה חָצֵ֣ב חָצַ֔בְתָּ חָצַ֙בְתִּי֙ חָצַ֧בְתָּ חֹֽצְבִ֗ים חֹצְבִ֕ים חֹצְבִ֣ים חֹצְבִ֤י חֹצֵ֗ב חֹצֵ֣ב חֹצֵ֥ב חֻצַּבְתֶּ֔ם חצב חצבה חצבי חצבים חצבת חצבתי חצבתם חצובים יֵחָצְבֽוּן׃ יחצבון׃ לַחְצֹ֤ב לַחְצוֹב֙ לַחֹצְבִ֖ים לחצב לחצבים לחצוב תַּחְצֹ֥ב תחצב chaTzavta chaTzavti chaTzev chatzeVah chatzuVim choTzev chotzeVi chotzeVim chutztzavTem ha·ḥō·ṣêḇ ḥā·ṣaḇ·tā ḥā·ṣaḇ·tî ḥā·ṣə·ḇāh ḥā·ṣêḇ ḥă·ṣū·ḇîm hachoTzev haḥōṣêḇ ham·maḥ·ṣe·ḇeṯ hammachTzevet hammaḥṣeḇeṯ ḥāṣaḇtā ḥāṣaḇtî ḥāṣêḇ ḥāṣəḇāh ḥăṣūḇîm ḥō·ṣə·ḇî ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm ḥō·ṣêḇ ḥōṣêḇ ḥōṣəḇî ḥōṣəḇîm ḥuṣ·ṣaḇ·tem ḥuṣṣaḇtem la·ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm lachotzeVim lachTzo lachtzOv laḥ·ṣō·wḇ laḥ·ṣōḇ laḥōṣəḇîm laḥṣōḇ laḥṣōwḇ tachTzo taḥ·ṣōḇ taḥṣōḇ ū·lə·ḥō·ṣə·ḇê ulechotzeVei ūləḥōṣəḇê vaiyachTzo way·yaḥ·ṣōḇ wayyaḥṣōḇ yê·ḥā·ṣə·ḇūn yechatzeVun yêḥāṣəḇūn
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25 Occurrences


ḥā·ṣaḇ·tā — 2 Occ.
ḥā·ṣaḇ·tî — 1 Occ.
ḥā·ṣêḇ — 1 Occ.
ḥā·ṣə·ḇāh — 1 Occ.
ḥă·ṣū·ḇîm — 2 Occ.
ḥō·ṣêḇ — 4 Occ.
ḥō·ṣə·ḇî — 1 Occ.
ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm — 3 Occ.
ḥuṣ·ṣaḇ·tem — 1 Occ.
ha·ḥō·ṣêḇ — 1 Occ.
ham·maḥ·ṣe·ḇeṯ — 1 Occ.
la·ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm — 1 Occ.
laḥ·ṣōḇ — 1 Occ.
laḥ·ṣō·wḇ — 1 Occ.
taḥ·ṣōḇ — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥō·ṣə·ḇê — 1 Occ.
way·yaḥ·ṣōḇ — 1 Occ.
yê·ḥā·ṣə·ḇūn — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 6:11
HEB: מִלֵּאתָ֒ וּבֹרֹ֤ת חֲצוּבִים֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹא־
NAS: you did not fill, and hewn cisterns
KJV: not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst
INT: fill cisterns and hewn which did not

Deuteronomy 6:11
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹא־ חָצַ֔בְתָּ כְּרָמִ֥ים וְזֵיתִ֖ים
NAS: which you did not dig, vineyards
KJV: digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards
INT: which did not dig vineyards and olive

Deuteronomy 8:9
HEB: בַרְזֶ֔ל וּמֵהֲרָרֶ֖יהָ תַּחְצֹ֥ב נְחֹֽשֶׁת׃
NAS: and out of whose hills you can dig copper.
KJV: and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.
INT: are iron hills dig copper

1 Kings 5:15
HEB: וּשְׁמֹנִ֥ים אֶ֖לֶף חֹצֵ֥ב בָּהָֽר׃
NAS: and 80,000 hewers [of stone] in the mountains,
KJV: thousand hewers in the mountains;
INT: and fourscore thousand hewers the mountains

2 Kings 12:12
HEB: וְלַגֹּֽדְרִים֙ וּלְחֹצְבֵ֣י הָאֶ֔בֶן וְלִקְנ֤וֹת
NAS: and to the masons and the stonecutters, and for buying
KJV: And to masons, and hewers of stone,
INT: the masons and hewers stone buying

1 Chronicles 22:2
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וַיַּעֲמֵ֣ד חֹֽצְבִ֗ים לַחְצוֹב֙ אַבְנֵ֣י
NAS: and he set stonecutters to hew
KJV: and he set masons to hew
INT: of Israel set stonecutters to hew stones

1 Chronicles 22:2
HEB: וַיַּעֲמֵ֣ד חֹֽצְבִ֗ים לַחְצוֹב֙ אַבְנֵ֣י גָזִ֔ית
NAS: stonecutters to hew out stones
KJV: masons to hew wrought
INT: set stonecutters to hew stones wrought

1 Chronicles 22:15
HEB: עֹשֵׂ֣י מְלָאכָ֔ה חֹצְבִ֕ים וְחָרָשֵׁ֥י אֶ֖בֶן
NAS: workmen with you, stonecutters and masons
KJV: with thee in abundance, hewers and workers
INT: accomplish of work stonecutters and masons of stone

2 Chronicles 2:2
HEB: אֶ֛לֶף אִ֖ישׁ חֹצֵ֣ב בָּהָ֑ר וּמְנַצְּחִ֣ים
NAS: men to quarry [stone] in the mountains
KJV: thousand to hew in the mountain,
INT: thousand he to hew the mountain to supervise

2 Chronicles 2:18
HEB: וּשְׁמֹנִ֥ים אֶ֖לֶף חֹצֵ֣ב בָּהָ֑ר וּשְׁלֹ֤שֶׁת
NAS: and 80,000 to quarry [stones] in the mountains
KJV: thousand [to be] hewers in the mountain,
INT: and fourscore thousand hewers the mountain and three

2 Chronicles 24:12
HEB: וַיִּֽהְי֤וּ שֹׂכְרִים֙ חֹצְבִ֣ים וְחָרָשִׁ֔ים לְחַדֵּ֖שׁ
NAS: and they hired masons and carpenters
KJV: and hired masons and carpenters
INT: become hired masons and carpenters to restore

2 Chronicles 26:10
HEB: מִגְדָּלִ֜ים בַּמִּדְבָּ֗ר וַיַּחְצֹב֙ בֹּר֣וֹת רַבִּ֔ים
NAS: in the wilderness and hewed many
KJV: in the desert, and digged many
INT: towers the wilderness and hewed cisterns many

Ezra 3:7
HEB: וַיִּ֨תְּנוּ־ כֶ֔סֶף לַחֹצְבִ֖ים וְלֶחָרָשִׁ֑ים וּמַאֲכָ֨ל
NAS: money to the masons and carpenters,
KJV: money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters;
INT: gave money to the masons and carpenters and food

Nehemiah 9:25
HEB: ט֠וּב בֹּר֨וֹת חֲצוּבִ֜ים כְּרָמִ֧ים וְזֵיתִ֛ים
NAS: good thing, Hewn cisterns, vineyards,
KJV: wells digged, vineyards,
INT: good cisterns Hewn vineyards olive

Job 19:24
HEB: לָ֝עַ֗ד בַּצּ֥וּר יֵחָצְבֽוּן׃
NAS: and lead They were engraved in the rock
KJV: That they were graven with an iron pen
INT: forever the rock were engraved

Psalm 29:7
HEB: קוֹל־ יְהוָ֥ה חֹצֵ֗ב לַהֲב֥וֹת אֵֽשׁ׃
NAS: of the LORD hews out flames
KJV: of the LORD divideth the flames
INT: the voice of the LORD hews flames of fire

Proverbs 9:1
HEB: בָּנְתָ֣ה בֵיתָ֑הּ חָצְבָ֖ה עַמּוּדֶ֣יהָ שִׁבְעָֽה׃
NAS: her house, She has hewn out her seven
KJV: her house, she hath hewn out her seven
INT: has built her house has hewn pillars her seven

Isaiah 5:2
HEB: וְגַם־ יֶ֖קֶב חָצֵ֣ב בּ֑וֹ וַיְקַ֛ו
NAS: of it And also hewed out a wine vat
KJV: in the midst of it, and also made a winepress
INT: and also A wine hewed expected produce

Isaiah 10:15
HEB: הַגַּרְזֶ֔ן עַ֖ל הַחֹצֵ֣ב בּ֑וֹ אִם־
NAS: itself over the one who chops with it? Is the saw
KJV: boast itself against him that heweth therewith? [or] shall the saw
INT: is the axe over chops lo to exalt

Isaiah 22:16
HEB: פֹ֔ה כִּֽי־ חָצַ֧בְתָּ לְּךָ֛ פֹּ֖ה
NAS: do you have here, That you have hewn a tomb
KJV: What hast thou here? and whom hast thou here, that thou hast hewed thee out a sepulchre
INT: have here that you have hewn here A tomb

Isaiah 22:16
HEB: פֹּ֖ה קָ֑בֶר חֹצְבִ֤י מָרוֹם֙ קִבְר֔וֹ
NAS: for yourself here, You who hew a tomb
KJV: here, [as] he that heweth him out a sepulchre
INT: here A tomb hew the height A tomb

Isaiah 51:1
HEB: אֶל־ צ֣וּר חֻצַּבְתֶּ֔ם וְאֶל־ מַקֶּ֥בֶת
NAS: to the rock from which you were hewn And to the quarry
KJV: unto the rock [whence] ye are hewn, and to the hole
INT: to the rock were hewn and to the hole

Isaiah 51:9
HEB: אַתְּ־ הִ֛יא הַמַּחְצֶ֥בֶת רַ֖הַב מְחוֹלֶ֥לֶת
NAS: of long ago. Was it not You who cut Rahab
KJV: of old. [Art] thou not it that hath cut Rahab,
INT: you who cut Rahab pierced

Jeremiah 2:13
HEB: מַ֣יִם חַיִּ֗ים לַחְצֹ֤ב לָהֶם֙ בֹּאר֔וֹת
NAS: waters, To hew for themselves cisterns,
KJV: waters, [and] hewed them out cisterns,
INT: waters of living to hew cisterns cisterns

Hosea 6:5
HEB: עַל־ כֵּ֗ן חָצַ֙בְתִּי֙ בַּנְּבִיאִ֔ים הֲרַגְתִּ֖ים
NAS: Therefore I have hewn [them] in pieces by the prophets;
KJV: Therefore have I hewed [them] by the prophets;
INT: and after that have hewn the prophets have slain

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