Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
2. (v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
3. (v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
4. (v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
5. (v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
6. (v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
7. (v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
8. (v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
9. (v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
10. (v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
11. (v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
12. (v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
13. (v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
14. (v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
15. (v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
16. (v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
17. (v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
18. (v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
19. (v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
20. (v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
21. (v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
22. (v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
23. (v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
24. (v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
25. (v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
26. (v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
27. (v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
28. (n.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
29. (n.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
30. (n.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
31. (n.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
32. (n.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
33. (n.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
34. (n.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
35. (n.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
36. (n.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBREAK
brak: shabhar = "break" (down, off, in pieces, up), "destroy," "quench" (Isaiah 14:25 Jeremiah 19:10, 11 Ezekiel 4:16 Amos 1:5); paraq = "to break off" or "craunch"; figuratively "to deliver" (Genesis 27:40 the King James Version); `araph = "to break the neck," hence, "to destroy" (Exodus 13:13); harac = "to break through" (Exodus 19:21, 24); parats = "to break" (forth, away), occurs in Exodus 19:22, 24 1 Samuel 25:10; "breaking faith," Hosea 4:2; parach = "to break forth as a bud" (Leviticus 13:12); nathats or nathaq = "destroy" (Ezekiel 23:34 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "gnaw"; see BREAST); chalal = "profane," "defile," "stain" (Numbers 30:2 Psalm 89:31, 34); baqa = "rip open" (2 Kings 3:26 Isaiah 58:8); ra`a` = "to spoil by breaking to pieces," "to make good for nothing" (Job 34:24 Psalm 2:9 Jeremiah 15:12, the King James Version "Shall iron break northern iron?"); patsach = "to break out" (in joyful sound), "break forth," "make a noise" (Isaiah 14:7, the nations rejoice in the peace which follows the fall of the oppressor); nir = "to glisten," "gleam" (as of a fresh furrow) (Jeremiah 4:3 Hosea 10:12); pathach = "to open wide," "loosen," "have vent" (Jeremiah 1:14); naphats = "to dash to pieces or scatter," "overspread," "scatter" (Jeremiah 48:12, the work usually done carefully shall be done roughly; Jeremiah 51:20-23, descriptive of the terrible fate appointed for Babylon); na'aph = "to break wedlock" (Ezekiel 16:38); tsalach or tsaleach = "break out," "come mightily" (Amos 5:6). The New Testament employs luo = "to loosen," "dissolve" (Matthew 5:19); diorusso = "to penetrate burglariously," "break through" (Matthew 6:19, 20, Greek "dig through"); rhegnumi or rhesso = "to disrupt," "burst," "to utter with a loud voice" (Galatians 4:27); klao = "to break" (Acts 20:7, "to break bread," i.e. to celebrate the Lord's Supper; 1 Corinthians 10:16).
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Greek4486. rhegnumi -- to break apart, by ext. to throw down
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2806. klao -- to break
2622. kataklao -- to break up
4937. suntribo -- to break in pieces, crush
4919. sunthrupto -- to break in pieces, crush
1575. ekklao -- to break off
2608. katagnumi -- to break in pieces
2352. thrauo -- to break in pieces
2608a. katagnumi -- to break in pieces
1262. dialuo -- to break up
Strong's Hebrew6202. araph -- to break the neck
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6476. patsach -- to cause to break or burst forth, break forth ...
6555. parats -- to break through
7665. shabar -- to break, break in pieces
1234. baqa -- to cleave, break open or through
2040. haras -- to throw down, break or tear down
5421. natha -- to break, break down, or out
5214. nir -- to break up, freshly till
6562. peraq -- to tear away, break off
5422. nathats -- to pull down, break down
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ThesaurusBreak (257 Occurrences)
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Shatter (26 Occurrences)
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Bruise (19 Occurrences)
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Bible ConcordanceBreak (257 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:19 Whoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and teach others to do so, shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whoever shall do and teach them shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Matthew 5:33 "Again you have heard that it was said to them of old time,'You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,'
Matthew 6:19 "Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;
Matthew 6:20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consume, and where thieves don't break through and steal;
Matthew 9:17 Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.
Matthew 12:5 And have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the Temple break the Sabbath without incurring guilt?
Matthew 12:20 He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a smoking flax, until he leads justice to victory.
Matthew 15:2 Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they may eat bread.'
Matthew 15:3 He answered them, "Why do you also disobey the commandment of God because of your tradition?
Matthew 15:36 and having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having given thanks, he did break, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
Mark 6:26 Then the King, though intensely sorry, yet for the sake of his oaths, and of his guests, would not break faith with her.
Luke 5:6 When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.
Luke 8:29 For Jesus was commanding the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For the unclean spirit had often seized the man. He was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters. Breaking the bands apart, he was driven by the demon into the desert.
John 8:2 At break of day however He returned to the Temple, and there the people came to Him in crowds. He seated Himself;
John 19:32 The soldiers, therefore, came, and of the first indeed they did break the legs, and of the other who was crucified with him,
John 19:33 but when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was already dead, they didn't break his legs.
John 21:12 Jesus said to them, "Come and eat breakfast." None of the disciples dared inquire of him, "Who are you?" knowing that it was the Lord.
Acts 20:7 On the first day of the week, when the disciples were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and continued his speech until midnight.
Acts 20:11 When he had gone up, and had broken bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even until break of day, he departed.
Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
Acts 23:3 "Before long," exclaimed Paul, "God will strike you, you white-washed wall! Are you sitting there to judge me in accordance with the Law, and do you yourself actually break the Law by ordering me to be struck?"
Acts 27:41 But coming to a place where two seas met, they ran the vessel aground. The bow struck and remained immovable, but the stern began to break up by the violence of the waves.
Romans 2:25 For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
Romans 2:27 although he is a Gentile by birth, if he scrupulously obeys the Law, shall he not sit in judgement upon you who, possessing, as you do, a written Law and circumcision, are yet a Law-breaker?
1 Corinthians 10:16 The cup of blessing which we bless, isn't it a sharing of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, isn't it a sharing of the body of Christ?
Galatians 4:27 For it is written, "Rejoice, you barren who don't bear. Break forth and shout, you that don't travail. For more are the children of the desolate than of her who has a husband."
Ephesians 2:14 for he is our peace, who did make both one, and the middle wall of the enclosure did break down,
Hebrews 6:19 That hope we have as an anchor of the soul--an anchor that can neither break nor drag. It passes in behind the veil,
1 John 3:8 he who is doing the sin, of the devil he is, because from the beginning the devil doth sin; for this was the Son of God manifested, that he may break up the works of the devil;
Revelation 5:2 I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?"
Revelation 5:5 one of the Elders said to me, "Do not weep. The Lion which belongs to the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed, and will open the book and break its seven seals."
Genesis 19:9 They said, "Stand back!" Then they said, "This one fellow came in to live as a foreigner, and he appoints himself a judge. Now will we deal worse with you, than with them!" They pressed hard on the man Lot, and drew near to break the door.
Genesis 27:40 By your sword will you live, and you will serve your brother. It will happen, when you will break loose, that you shall shake his yoke from off your neck."
Exodus 5:4 And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.
Exodus 9:9 It shall become small dust over all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with boils on man and on animal, throughout all the land of Egypt."
Exodus 12:46 In one house shall it be eaten; you shall not carry forth anything of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall you break a bone of it.
Exodus 13:13 Every firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb; and if you will not redeem it, then you shall break its neck; and you shall redeem all the firstborn of man among your sons.
Exodus 19:21 Yahweh said to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, lest they break through to Yahweh to gaze, and many of them perish.
Exodus 19:22 Let the priests also, who come near to Yahweh, sanctify themselves, lest Yahweh break forth on them."
Exodus 19:24 Yahweh said to him, "Go down and you shall bring Aaron up with you, but don't let the priests and the people break through to come up to Yahweh, lest he break forth on them."
Exodus 22:6 "If fire breaks out, and catches in thorns so that the shocks of grain, or the standing grain, or the field are consumed; he who kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.
Exodus 23:24 Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images.
Exodus 32:2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.
Exodus 32:3 and all the people themselves break off the rings of gold which 'are' in their ears, and bring in unto Aaron,
Exodus 32:24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf.
Exodus 32:25 When Moses saw that the people had broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies),
Exodus 34:1 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first: and I will write upon the tables the words that were on the first tables, which thou brakest.
Exodus 34:13 but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;
Exodus 34:20 The firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb: and if you will not redeem it, then you shall break its neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem. No one shall appear before me empty.
Leviticus 2:6 Thou shalt part it in pieces, and pour oil thereon: it is a meal-offering.
Leviticus 11:33 Every earthen vessel, into which any of them falls, all that is in it shall be unclean, and you shall break it.
Leviticus 13:12 "If the leprosy breaks out all over the skin, and the leprosy covers all the skin of the infected person from his head even to his feet, as far as it appears to the priest;
Leviticus 14:43 "If the plague comes again, and breaks out in the house, after he has taken out the stones, and after he has scraped the house, and after it was plastered;
Leviticus 14:45 He shall break down the house, its stones, and its timber, and all the house's mortar. He shall carry them out of the city into an unclean place.
Leviticus 26:13 I 'am' Jehovah your God, who have brought you out of the land of the Egyptians, from being their servants; and I break the bars of your yoke, and cause you to go erect.
Leviticus 26:15 and if you shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhors my ordinances, so that you will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;
Leviticus 26:19 I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;
Leviticus 26:26 When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight: and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.
Leviticus 26:44 Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them; for I am Yahweh their God;
Numbers 9:12 They shall leave none of it until the morning, nor break a bone of it. According to all the statute of the Passover they shall keep it.
Numbers 24:8 God brings him out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild ox. He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, shall break their bones in pieces, and pierce them with his arrows.
Numbers 24:17 I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.
Numbers 30:2 When a man vows a vow to Yahweh, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Numbers 30:12 And if her husband doth certainly break them in the day of his hearing, none of the outgoing of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, is established -- her husband hath broken them -- and Jehovah is propitious to her.
Numbers 30:13 Every vow and every oath -- a bond to humble a soul -- her husband doth establish it, or her husband doth break it;
Numbers 30:15 and if he doth at all break them after his hearing, then he hath borne her iniquity.'
Numbers 31:16 Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and so the plague was among the congregation of Jehovah.
Deuteronomy 7:5 But you shall deal with them like this: you shall break down their altars, and dash their pillars in pieces, and cut down their Asherim, and burn their engraved images with fire.
Deuteronomy 9:17 And I lay hold on the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and break them before your eyes,
Deuteronomy 10:2 and I will write on the tables the words that were on the first tables which thou didst break, and thou shalt lay them in the ark.
Deuteronomy 12:3 and you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and burn their Asherim with fire; and you shall cut down the engraved images of their gods; and you shall destroy their name out of that place.
Deuteronomy 21:4 and the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer to a valley with running water, which is neither plowed nor sown, and shall break the heifer's neck there in the valley.
Deuteronomy 31:16 Yahweh said to Moses, "Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the prostitute after the strange gods of the land, where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
Deuteronomy 31:20 For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore to their fathers, flowing with milk and honey, and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat; then will they turn to other gods, and serve them, and despise me, and break my covenant.
Joshua 22:16 "Thus says the whole congregation of Yahweh,'What trespass is this that you have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Yahweh, in that you have built you an altar, to rebel this day against Yahweh?
Joshua 22:20 Didn't Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in the devoted thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? That man didn't perish alone in his iniquity.'"
Judges 2:1 The angel of Yahweh came up from Gilgal to Bochim. He said, "I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you to the land which I swore to your fathers; and I said,'I will never break my covenant with you:
Judges 2:2 and you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall break down their altars.' But you have not listened to my voice: why have you done this?
Judges 5:12 'Awake, awake, Deborah! Awake, awake, utter a song! Arise, Barak, and lead away your captives, you son of Abinoam.'
Judges 7:20 and the three detachments blow with trumpets, and break the pitchers, and keep hold with their left hand on the lamps, and with their right hand on the trumpets to blow, and they cry, 'The sword of Jehovah and of Gideon.'
Judges 8:9 He spoke also to the men of Penuel, saying, "When I come again in peace, I will break down this tower."
Judges 11:35 It happened, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to Yahweh, and I can't go back."
Judges 19:25 But the men would not listen to him. So the man seized his concubine, and put her out to them; and they knew her, and abused her all night until the morning. And as the dawn began to break, they let her go.
1 Samuel 2:31 Behold, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father's house, that there shall not be an old man in your house.
1 Samuel 5:9 and it cometh to pass after they have brought it round, that the hand of Jehovah is against the city -- a very great destruction; and He smiteth the men of the city, from small even unto great; and break forth on them do emerods.
1 Samuel 9:26 And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, that Samuel called to Saul on the housetop, saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.
1 Samuel 25:10 Nabal answered David's servants, and said, "Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants who break away from their masters these days.
2 Samuel 2:32 And they took up Asahel, and buried him in the sepulchre of his father, which was in Bethlehem. And Joab and his men went all night, and they came to Hebron at break of day.
2 Samuel 5:20 And David came to Baal-perazim, and David smote them there; and he said, Jehovah has broken in upon mine enemies before me, as the breaking forth of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place Baal-perazim.
1 Kings 15:19 "There is a treaty between me and you, between my father and your father. Behold, I have sent to you a present of silver and gold. Go, break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me."
2 Kings 3:25 and the cities they break down, and 'on' every good portion they cast each his stone, and have filled it, and every fountain of water they stop, and every good tree they cause to fall -- till one had left its stones in Kir-Haraseth, and the slingers go round and smite it.
2 Kings 3:26 When the king of Moab saw that the battle was too severe for him, he took with him seven hundred men who drew sword, to break through to the king of Edom; but they could not.
2 Kings 10:27 and break down the standing-pillar of Baal, and break down the house of Baal, and appoint it for a draught-house unto this day.
2 Kings 11:18 And all the people of the land go in to the house of Baal, and break it down, its altars and its images they have thoroughly broken, and Mattan priest of Baal they have slain before the altars; and the priest setteth inspectors over the house of Jehovah,
2 Kings 23:12 The altars that were on the roof of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of Yahweh, did the king break down, and beat them down from there, and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.
2 Kings 25:13 The pillars of brass that were in the house of Yahweh, and the bases and the bronze sea that were in the house of Yahweh, did the Chaldeans break in pieces, and carried the brass of them to Babylon.
1 Chronicles 11:18 And the three break through the camp of the Philistines, and draw water from the well of Beth-Lehem, that 'is' at the gate, and bear and bring in unto David, and David hath not been willing to drink it, and poureth it out to Jehovah,
1 Chronicles 14:11 So they came up to Baalperazim; and David smote them there. Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine enemies by mine hand like the breaking forth of waters: therefore they called the name of that place Baalperazim.
2 Chronicles 16:3 There is a league between me and you, as there was between my father and your father: behold, I have sent you silver and gold; go, break your league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
2 Chronicles 23:17 and all the people enter the house of Baal, and break it down, yea, his altars and his images they have broken, and Mattan priest of Baal they have slain before the altars.
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