270. achaz
Strong's Concordance
achaz: to grasp, take hold, take possession
Original Word: אָחַז
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: achaz
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-khaz')
Short Definition: seized
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to grasp, take hold, take possession
NASB Translation
acquire property (1), acquired property (1), attached (1), bolt (1), catch (1), caught (3), drawn (2), fastened (3), grasp (2), grasped (1), grasps (1), gripped (1), grips (1), handle (1), have possessions (1), held (4), held fast (1), hold (3), holding (1), inserted (1), lay hold (1), obscures (1), possessed (1), seized (10), seizes (3), take hold (6), take possession (1), taken (2), taken hold (3), takes hold (2), took (1), took hold (3), trapped (1), wielders (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אָחַז68 verb grasp, take hold, take posses-sion (Arabic , Sabean אחֿדֿ SabDenkm39, Aramaic אֲחַד, Assyrian a—azu, Ethiopic ) —

Qal Perfect אָחַז Exodus 15:14 +; אָֽחֲזָה Job 23:11; Isaiah 33:14; suffix אֲחָזַנִי 2 Samuel 1:9; 1singular suffix אֲחַזְתִּיו Songs 3:4,etc.; Imperfect יאֹחֵז Job 17:9 +; וַיּ֫אֹחֶז 2 Samuel 6:6; 3feminine singular תּאֹחֵז Deuteronomy 32:41; וַתּאֹחֶז Ruth 3:15; וַתֹּחֶז 2 Samuel 20:9; וָאֹחֵז Judges 20:6; יאֹחֵזוּן Isaiah 13:8; suffix יאֹחֲזֵ֫מוֺ Exodus 15:15; יאֹחֱזוּךְ Jeremiah 13:21, etc.; — as ׳פ guttural וַיֶּאֱחֹז Judges 16:3; 1 Kings 6:10; 2masculine singular תֶּאֱחֹז Ecclesiastes 7:18; Infinitive אֲחֹז 1 Kings 6:6; אֱחֹז 1 Chronicles 13:9 3t.; Imperative אֱחֹז Exodus 4:4; 2 Samuel 2:21, אֶחֳזִיֿ Ruth 3:15; אֶחֱזוּ Songs 2:15; אֱחֹ֑זוּ Nehemiah 7:3; Participle active אֹחֵז2Chronicles 25:5; passive אָחוּז Esther 1:6, etc.; — grasp, take hold of, followed by בְּ Genesis 25:26; Exodus 4:4 (both J) Judges 16:3; Judges 20:6 ( = וַיַּחֲזֵק בְּ Judges 19:29) 2 Samuel 4:10; 2 Samuel 6:6; 2 Samuel 20:9; 1 Kings 1:51; Ruth 3:15 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 6:6 of beams having hold in a wall; (compare בֵּית אֲבָנִים יֶָֽחֱזֶה֑ Job 8:17; Hoffm reads יֹחֲזָה = ׳יאֹ); also Cant 7:9 of taking hold of branches, in metaphor; poetic, figurative, of God's seizing man in wrath Job 16:12; taking hold graciously Psalm 73:23; taking hold of judgment Deuteronomy 32:41; subject man בַּאֲשֻׁרוֺ אָֽחֲזָה רַגְלִי Job 23:11 ("" דַּרְכּוֺ שָׁמַרְתִּי compare also Job 17:9); of taking hold of folly Ecclesiastes 2:3; compare Ecclesiastes 7:18; subject הַשַּׁחַר Job 38:13, לֶאֱחֹו בְּכַנְפוֺת הָאָ֑רֶץ; also followed by accusative Judges 1:6; Judges 12:6; Judges 16:21; 2 Samuel 2:21; Isaiah 5:29; Songs 2:15; Songs 3:4; 1 Chronicles 13:9; 2Chronicles 25:5; Psalm 56:1; Psalm 137:9; compare 1 Kings 6:10 (compare 1 Kings 6:6 above), subject הַיָּצוּעַ, אֶתֿ ׳וַיֶּא הַבַּיִת בַּעֲצֵי אֲרָזִים; of a snare catching the heel, in metaphor Job 18:9; figurative, subject God Psalm 77:5; God's hand Psalm 139:10; subject pain, sorrow, fear, etc. Exodus 15:14,15; 2 Samuel 1:9; Job 21:6; Job 30:16; Psalm 48:7; Psalm 119:53; Isaiah 21:3; Isaiah 33:14; Jeremiah 13:21; Jeremiah 49:24; subject man, object fear, etc. Job 18:20; Isaiah 13:8; object דֶּרֶךְ take one's way Job 17:9 יאֹחֵז צַדִּיק דַּרְכּוֺ AV RV hold on his way (compare Job 23:11 above, & Assyrian ƒabâtu ur—u, e. g. V. R:1, 74); — absolute Nehemiah 7:3 of barring gates; passive participle caught Ecclesiastes 9:12; fastened, held Esther 1:6; taken (by lot) 1 Chronicles 24:6 (3 t. in verse) (on text see Öttli); taken out of a number Numbers 31:30,47; participle active of same form אֲחֻזֵי חֶרֶב Songs 3:8 compare Thes BaNB 175 & Ethiopic Participle.; similarly Aramaic אָחִיד, e.g. ᵑ7 Amos 2:5; e.g. ᵑ6 Judges 8:10; 1 Chronicles 5:18; & Ezekiel 41:6 (twice in verse) (but see Co).

Niph`al Perfect3plural נאֹחֲזוּ Joshua 22:9; ׳וְנאֹ (consecutive) Numbers 32:30; Imperfect וַיֵּאָחֲזוּ Genesis 47:27; Imperative הֵאָֽחֲזוּ Genesis 34:10; Joshua 22:19; Participle נֶאֱחָז Genesis 22:13; נֶאֱחָזִים Ecclesiastes 9:12; — be caught Genesis 22:13; Ecclesiastes 9:12; elsewhere have possessions Genesis 34:10; Genesis 47:27; Numbers 32:30; Joshua 22:9,19 (P).

Pi`el Participle מְאַחֵז Job 26:9 with accusative enclose, overlay (so Assyrian DlW, p. 294, compare Arabic , shut).

Hoph`al Participle plural מָאֳחָזִים2Chronicles 9:18 fastened to followed by לְ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be affrighted, bar, catch, lay, take hold back, come upon, fasten, handle,

A primitive root; to seize (often with the accessory idea of holding in possession) -- + be affrighted, bar, (catch, lay, take) hold (back), come upon, fasten, handle, portion, (get, have or take) possess(-ion).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲ֭חָזַתְנִי אֲחַזְתִּיו֙ אֲחָז֔וּנִי אֲחָזַ֖נִי אֲחָזַ֖תָּה אֲחָזָ֣תַם אֲחֹ֥ז אֲחֻ֣זֵי אֲחוּזִ֑ים אֲחוּזִ֖ים אֶֽחֱזוּ־ אָ֝חַ֗זְתָּ אָ֣חֲזוּ אָ֭חַזְתָּ אָחֲזָ֣ה אָחֲזָ֥ה אָחַ֔ז אָחַ֞ז אָחֻ֖ז אָחֻ֣ז אָחֻז֙ אָחוּז֙ אֹֽחֲזָ֖ה אֹחֵ֖ז אֹחֶ֙זֶת֙ אחוז אחוזים אחז אחזה אחזו אחזו־ אחזוני אחזי אחזני אחזת אחזתה אחזתיו אחזתם אחזתני בֶּֽאֱחֹ֨ז באחז הָֽאָחֻז֙ הָאֲחֻז֖וֹת האחז האחזות וְֽתֹאחֲזֵ֥נִי וְאֶֽחֳזִי־ וְאָחַ֣ז וְאָחַ֥ז וְאָחֻ֥ז ׀ וְהֵֽאָחֲז֖וּ וְהֵאָחֲז֖וּ וְיֹאחֵ֣ז וְלֶאֱחֹ֣ז וְנֹֽאחֲז֥וּ וְתֹאחֵ֥ז וֶאֱחֹ֑זוּ וֶאֱחֹ֖ז וֶאֱחֹ֣ז וַיֵּאָחֲז֣וּ וַיֶּאֱחֹ֞ז וַיֶּאֱחֹ֥ז וַיֹּ֣אחֶז וַיֹּאחֲז֣וּ וַיֹּאחֲז֣וּהוּ וַתֹּ֜חֶז וַתֹּ֣אחֶז וָֽאֹחֵ֤ז וָאֹחֲזָ֣ה ואחז ואחזה ואחזו ואחזי־ והאחזו ויאחז ויאחזו ויאחזוהו ולאחז ונאחזו ותאחז ותאחזני ותחז יֹ֖אחֲז֣וּנִי יֹֽאחֲזֵ֖מוֹ יֹֽאחֵז֔וּן יֹאחֱז֔וּךְ יֹאחֵ֣ז יאחז יאחזוך יאחזון יאחזוני יאחזמו לֶ֭אֱחֹז לֶאֱחֹז֙ לאחז מְאַחֵ֥ז מָאֳחָזִ֔ים מאחז מאחזים נֶאֱחַ֥ז נֹֽאחֲזוּ־ נאחז נאחזו־ שֶׁיֹּאחֵ֓ז שֶׁנֶּֽאֱחָזִים֙ שיאחז שנאחזים תֶּאֱחֹ֣ז תאחז ’ă·ḥā·za·nî ’ă·ḥā·zā·ṯam ’ā·ḥă·zāh ’ă·ḥā·zaṯ·nî ’ă·ḥā·zat·tāh ’ā·ḥă·zū ’ă·ḥā·zū·nî ’ā·ḥaz ’ā·ḥaz·tā ’ă·ḥaz·tîw ’ă·ḥōz ’ă·ḥu·zê ’ă·ḥū·zîm ’ā·ḥuz ’ā·ḥūz ’āḥaz ’āḥăzāh ’ăḥāzanî ’ăḥāzāṯam ’ăḥāzaṯnî ’ăḥāzattāh ’āḥaztā ’ăḥaztîw ’āḥăzū ’ăḥāzūnî ’ăḥōz ’āḥuz ’āḥūz ’ăḥuzê ’ăḥūzîm ’e·ḥĕ·zū- ’eḥĕzū- ’ō·ḥă·zāh ’ō·ḥe·zeṯ ’ō·ḥêz ’ōḥăzāh ’ōḥêz ’ōḥezeṯ aChaz achaZah achaZani achaZatam Achazatni achaZattah aChazta achazTiv Achazu achaZuni aChoz aChuz aChuzei achuZim be’ĕḥōz be·’ĕ·ḥōz beeChoz echezu hā’āḥuz hā’ăḥuzōwṯ hā·’ă·ḥu·zō·wṯ hā·’ā·ḥuz haaChuz haachuZot le’ĕḥōz le·’ĕ·ḥōz leeChoz mā’oḥāzîm mā·’o·ḥā·zîm mə’aḥêz mə·’a·ḥêz meaChez moochaZim ne’ĕḥaz ne·’ĕ·ḥaz neeChaz nō·ḥă·zū- nochazu nōḥăzū- ochaZah oChez oChezet še·yō·ḥêz šen·ne·’ĕ·ḥā·zîm šenne’ĕḥāzîm šeyōḥêz sheiyoChez shenneechaZim te’ĕḥōz te·’ĕ·ḥōz teeChoz vaiyeachaZu vaiyeeChoz vaiyochaZu vaiyochaZuhu vaiYochez vaochaZah vaoChez vatTochez veaChaz veaChuz veeChoz veechozi veeChozu veheachaZu veleeChoz venochaZu vetochaZeni vetoChez veyoChez wā’ōḥăzāh wā’ōḥêz wā·’ō·ḥă·zāh wā·’ō·ḥêz wat·tō·ḥez wattōḥez way·yê·’ā·ḥă·zū way·ye·’ĕ·ḥōz way·yō·ḥă·zū way·yō·ḥă·zū·hū way·yō·ḥez wayyê’āḥăzū wayye’ĕḥōz wayyōḥăzū wayyōḥăzūhū wayyōḥez wə’āḥaz wə’āḥuz we’ĕḥōz wə’eḥozî- we’ĕḥōzū wə·’ā·ḥaz wə·’ā·ḥuz wə·’e·ḥo·zî- we·’ĕ·ḥō·zū we·’ĕ·ḥōz wə·hê·’ā·ḥă·zū wə·le·’ĕ·ḥōz wə·nō·ḥă·zū wə·ṯō·ḥă·zê·nî wə·ṯō·ḥêz wə·yō·ḥêz wəhê’āḥăzū wəle’ĕḥōz wənōḥăzū wəṯōḥăzênî wəṯōḥêz wəyōḥêz yō·ḥă·zê·mōw yō·ḥă·zū·nî yō·ḥĕ·zūḵ yō·ḥê·zūn yō·ḥêz yochaZemov yochaZuni yoChez yocheZuch yocheZun yōḥăzêmōw yōḥăzūnî yōḥêz yōḥĕzūḵ yōḥêzūn
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68 Occurrences


’ā·ḥaz — 2 Occ.
’ā·ḥă·zāh — 2 Occ.
’ă·ḥā·za·nî — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥā·zā·ṯam — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥā·zaṯ·nî — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥā·zat·tāh — 1 Occ.
’ā·ḥaz·tā — 2 Occ.
’ă·ḥaz·tîw — 1 Occ.
’ā·ḥă·zū — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥā·zū·nî — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥōz — 1 Occ.
’ā·ḥuz — 4 Occ.
’ă·ḥu·zê — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḥū·zîm — 2 Occ.
be·’ĕ·ḥōz — 1 Occ.
’e·ḥĕ·zū- — 1 Occ.
hā·’ā·ḥuz — 1 Occ.
hā·’ă·ḥu·zō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
le·’ĕ·ḥōz — 2 Occ.
mə·’a·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
mā·’o·ḥā·zîm — 1 Occ.
ne·’ĕ·ḥaz — 1 Occ.
nō·ḥă·zū- — 1 Occ.
’ō·ḥă·zāh — 1 Occ.
’ō·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
’ō·ḥe·zeṯ — 1 Occ.
še·yō·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
šen·ne·’ĕ·ḥā·zîm — 1 Occ.
te·’ĕ·ḥōz — 1 Occ.
way·yê·’ā·ḥă·zū — 1 Occ.
way·ye·’ĕ·ḥōz — 2 Occ.
way·yō·ḥă·zū — 2 Occ.
way·yō·ḥă·zū·hū — 1 Occ.
way·yō·ḥez — 1 Occ.
wā·’ō·ḥă·zāh — 1 Occ.
wā·’ō·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
wat·tō·ḥez — 2 Occ.
wə·’ā·ḥaz — 2 Occ.
wə·’ā·ḥuz — 1 Occ.
we·’ĕ·ḥōz — 2 Occ.
wə·’e·ḥo·zî- — 1 Occ.
we·’ĕ·ḥō·zū — 1 Occ.
wə·hê·’ā·ḥă·zū — 2 Occ.
wə·le·’ĕ·ḥōz — 1 Occ.
wə·nō·ḥă·zū — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯō·ḥă·zê·nî — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯō·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
wə·yō·ḥêz — 2 Occ.
yō·ḥă·zê·mōw — 1 Occ.
yō·ḥă·zū·nî — 1 Occ.
yō·ḥêz — 1 Occ.
yō·ḥĕ·zūḵ — 1 Occ.
yō·ḥê·zūn — 1 Occ.

Genesis 22:13
HEB: אַ֔יִל אַחַ֕ר נֶאֱחַ֥ז בַּסְּבַ֖ךְ בְּקַרְנָ֑יו
NAS: [him] a ram caught in the thicket
KJV: [him] a ram caught in a thicket
INT: a ram behind caught the thicket his horns

Genesis 25:26
HEB: אָחִ֗יו וְיָד֤וֹ אֹחֶ֙זֶת֙ בַּעֲקֵ֣ב עֵשָׂ֔ו
NAS: with his hand holding on to Esau's
KJV: and his hand took hold on Esau's
INT: his brother his hand holding heel to Esau's

Genesis 34:10
HEB: שְׁבוּ֙ וּסְחָר֔וּהָ וְהֵֽאָחֲז֖וּ בָּֽהּ׃
NAS: and trade in it and acquire property in it.
KJV: and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.
INT: live and trade and acquire

Genesis 47:27
HEB: בְּאֶ֣רֶץ גֹּ֑שֶׁן וַיֵּאָחֲז֣וּ בָ֔הּ וַיִּפְר֥וּ
NAS: in Goshen, and they acquired property in it and were fruitful
KJV: of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew,
INT: the land Goshen acquired and were fruitful and became

Exodus 4:4
HEB: שְׁלַח֙ יָֽדְךָ֔ וֶאֱחֹ֖ז בִּזְנָב֑וֹ וַיִּשְׁלַ֤ח
NAS: out your hand and grasp [it] by its tail--
KJV: thine hand, and take it by the tail.
INT: Stretch your hand and grasp tail Stretch

Exodus 15:14
HEB: יִרְגָּז֑וּן חִ֣יל אָחַ֔ז יֹשְׁבֵ֖י פְּלָֽשֶׁת׃
NAS: Anguish has gripped the inhabitants
KJV: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants
INT: tremble Anguish has gripped the inhabitants of Philistia

Exodus 15:15
HEB: אֵילֵ֣י מוֹאָ֔ב יֹֽאחֲזֵ֖מוֹ רָ֑עַד נָמֹ֕גוּ
NAS: trembling grips them; All
KJV: trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants
INT: the leaders of Moab grips trembling have melted

Numbers 31:30
HEB: תִּקַּ֣ח ׀ אֶחָ֣ד ׀ אָחֻ֣ז מִן־ הַחֲמִשִּׁ֗ים
NAS: one drawn out of every fifty
KJV: one portion of fifty,
INT: shall take one drawn of every fifty

Numbers 31:47
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל אֶת־ הָֽאָחֻז֙ אֶחָ֣ד מִן־
NAS: one drawn out of every fifty,
KJV: one portion of fifty,
INT: the sons of Israel's drawn one both

Numbers 32:30
HEB: חֲלוּצִ֖ים אִתְּכֶ֑ם וְנֹֽאחֲז֥וּ בְתֹכְכֶ֖ם בְּאֶ֥רֶץ
NAS: with you armed, they shall have possessions among
KJV: with you armed, they shall have possessions among
INT: armed for shall have among the land

Deuteronomy 32:41
HEB: בְּרַ֣ק חַרְבִּ֔י וְתֹאחֵ֥ז בְּמִשְׁפָּ֖ט יָדִ֑י
NAS: And My hand takes hold on justice,
KJV: and mine hand take hold on judgment;
INT: my flashing sword takes justice and my hand

Joshua 22:9
HEB: אֲחֻזָּתָם֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר נֹֽאחֲזוּ־ בָ֔הּ עַל־
NAS: which they had possessed, according
KJV: of their possession, whereof they were possessed, according to the word
INT: of their possession which had possessed according to the command

Joshua 22:19
HEB: מִשְׁכַּ֣ן יְהוָ֔ה וְהֵאָחֲז֖וּ בְּתוֹכֵ֑נוּ וּבַֽיהוָ֣ה
NAS: stands, and take possession among
KJV: dwelleth, and take possession among
INT: tabernacle the LORD'S and take among the LORD

Judges 1:6
HEB: וַֽיִּרְדְּפ֖וּ אַחֲרָ֑יו וַיֹּאחֲז֣וּ אֹת֔וֹ וַֽיְקַצְּצ֔וּ
NAS: and they pursued him and caught him and cut off
KJV: after him, and caught him, and cut off
INT: pursued after and caught and cut his thumbs

Judges 12:6
HEB: לְדַבֵּ֣ר כֵּ֔ן וַיֹּאחֲז֣וּ אוֹת֔וֹ וַיִּשְׁחָט֖וּהוּ
NAS: it correctly. Then they seized him and slew
KJV: [it] right. Then they took him, and slew
INT: to pronounce after that took and slew at

Judges 16:3
HEB: בַּחֲצִ֣י הַלַּ֗יְלָה וַיֶּאֱחֹ֞ז בְּדַלְת֤וֹת שַֽׁעַר־
NAS: he arose and took hold of the doors
KJV: at midnight, and took the doors
INT: half night and took of the doors gate

Judges 16:21
HEB: וַיֹּאחֲז֣וּהוּ פְלִשְׁתִּ֔ים וַֽיְנַקְּר֖וּ
NAS: Then the Philistines seized him and gouged
KJV: But the Philistines took him, and put out
INT: seized the Philistines and gouged

Judges 20:6
HEB: וָֽאֹחֵ֤ז בְּפִֽילַגְשִׁי֙ וָֽאֲנַתְּחֶ֔הָ
NAS: And I took hold of my concubine
KJV: And I took my concubine,
INT: took of my concubine and cut

Ruth 3:15
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ עָלַ֛יִךְ וְאֶֽחֳזִי־ בָ֖הּ וַתֹּ֣אחֶז
NAS: me the cloak that is on you and hold it. So she held
KJV: the vail that [thou hast] upon thee, and hold it. And when she held
INT: that is on and hold held measured

Ruth 3:15
HEB: וְאֶֽחֳזִי־ בָ֖הּ וַתֹּ֣אחֶז בָּ֑הּ וַיָּ֤מָד
NAS: that is on you and hold it. So she held it, and he measured
KJV: that [thou hast] upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured
INT: is on and hold held measured six

2 Samuel 1:9
HEB: וּמֹ֣תְתֵ֔נִי כִּ֥י אֲחָזַ֖נִי הַשָּׁבָ֑ץ כִּֽי־
NAS: me, for agony has seized me because
KJV: me: for anguish is come upon me, because my life
INT: and kill because has seized agony because

2 Samuel 2:21
HEB: עַל־ שְׂמֹאלֶ֔ךָ וֶאֱחֹ֣ז לְךָ֗ אֶחָד֙
NAS: to your left, and take hold of one
KJV: or to thy left, and lay thee hold on one
INT: unto your left and take of one of the young

2 Samuel 4:10
HEB: כִמְבַשֵּׂר֙ בְּעֵינָ֔יו וָאֹחֲזָ֣ה ב֔וֹ וָאֶהְרְגֵ֖הוּ
NAS: he was bringing good news, I seized him and killed
KJV: good tidings, I took hold of him, and slew
INT: was bringing to have brought seized and killed Ziklag

2 Samuel 6:6
HEB: אֲר֤וֹן הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ וַיֹּ֣אחֶז בּ֔וֹ כִּ֥י
NAS: of God and took hold of it, for the oxen
KJV: of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen
INT: the ark of God and took nearly upset

2 Samuel 20:9
HEB: אַתָּ֖ה אָחִ֑י וַתֹּ֜חֶז יַד־ יְמִ֥ין
NAS: And Joab took Amasa
KJV: And Joab took Amasa
INT: you another took hand his right

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