3905. lachats
Strong's Concordance
lachats: to squeeze, press, oppress
Original Word: לָחַץ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: lachats
Phonetic Spelling: (law-khats')
Definition: to squeeze, press, oppress
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to squeeze, press, oppress
NASB Translation
afflict (1), forced (1), hold the shut (1), oppress (2), oppressed (6), oppresses (1), oppressing (2), oppressors (3), pressed (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
לָחַץ verb squeeze, press, figurative oppress (Arabic ; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic SchwIdioticon 48 (with which NöM74 compare Mandean הלאצא, torture, NS. press together, urge, exert oneself); see also rare derivatives in Syriac PS1932); —

Qal Perfect ׳ל Judges 4:3 2t. etc.; Imperfect suffixיִלְחָצֵנִי Psalm 56:2; 3feminine singular וַתִּלְחַץ Numbers 22:25, etc.; Participle pluralלֹחֲצִים Exodus 3:9 2t., etc. —

1 squeeze, press: followed by accusative + אֶל Judges 1:34; Numbers 22:25b (J); followed by accusative + בְּ instrumental 2 Kings 6:32 shut the door and press him (back, out) with the door.

2 oppress: followed by accusative of person Exodus 22:20 (ׅ "" (הוֺנָה, Exodus 23:29 (both E), Psalm 56:2; of people Exodus 3:9 (E; + accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Judges 2:18; Judges 4:3; Judges 6:9; Judges 10:12; 1 Samuel 10:18; Amos 6:14; 2 Kings 13:4,22; Jeremiah 30:20; Psalm 106:42; absolute Isaiah 19:20

Niph`al Imperfect3feminine singular וַתִּלָּחֵץ Numbers 22:25a (J) squeeze oneself, of Balaam's ass, followed byאלהַֿקִּיר.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppressor, thrust self

A primitive root; properly, to press, i.e. (figuratively) to distress -- afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress(-or), thrust self.

Forms and Transliterations
הַלֹּחֲצִ֖ים הלחצים וְלָחֲצ֥וּ וַיִּלְחֲצ֧וּ וַיִּלְחָצ֥וּם וַתִּלְחַ֛ץ וַתִּלָּחֵץ֙ וּלְחַצְתֶּ֤ם וילחצו וילחצום ולחצו ולחצתם ותלחץ יִלְחָצֵֽנִי׃ ילחצני׃ לָחֲצ֖וּ לָחַ֖ץ לָחַ֞ץ לָחַ֥ץ לֹֽחֲצִ֔ים לֹחֲצִ֥ים לֹחֲצֵיהֶ֖ם לֹחֲצֵיכֶ֑ם לֹחֲצָֽיו׃ לחץ לחצו לחציהם לחציו׃ לחציכם לחצים תִלְחָ֑ץ תִלְחָצֶ֑נּוּ תלחץ תלחצנו hal·lō·ḥă·ṣîm hallochaTzim hallōḥăṣîm lā·ḥă·ṣū lā·ḥaṣ laChatz lachaTzu lāḥaṣ lāḥăṣū lō·ḥă·ṣāw lō·ḥă·ṣê·hem lō·ḥă·ṣê·ḵem lō·ḥă·ṣîm lochaTzav lochatzeiChem lochatzeiHem lochaTzim lōḥăṣāw lōḥăṣêhem lōḥăṣêḵem lōḥăṣîm ṯil·ḥā·ṣen·nū ṯil·ḥāṣ tilChatz tilchaTzennu ṯilḥāṣ ṯilḥāṣennū ū·lə·ḥaṣ·tem ulechatzTem ūləḥaṣtem vaiyilchaTzu vaiyilchaTzum vattilChatz vattillaChetz velachaTzu wat·til·ḥaṣ wat·til·lā·ḥêṣ wattilḥaṣ wattillāḥêṣ way·yil·ḥă·ṣū way·yil·ḥā·ṣūm wayyilḥăṣū wayyilḥāṣūm wə·lā·ḥă·ṣū wəlāḥăṣū yil·ḥā·ṣê·nî yilchaTzeni yilḥāṣênî
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Exodus 3:9
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר מִצְרַ֖יִם לֹחֲצִ֥ים אֹתָֽם׃
NAS: the Egyptians are oppressing them.
KJV: wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.
INT: which Egyptian are oppressing

Exodus 22:21
HEB: תוֹנֶ֖ה וְלֹ֣א תִלְחָצֶ֑נּוּ כִּֽי־ גֵרִ֥ים
NAS: a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers
KJV: a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers
INT: wrong or oppress for were strangers

Exodus 23:9
HEB: וְגֵ֖ר לֹ֣א תִלְחָ֑ץ וְאַתֶּ֗ם יְדַעְתֶּם֙
NAS: You shall not oppress a stranger,
KJV: Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger:
INT: A stranger shall not oppress you know

Numbers 22:25
HEB: מַלְאַ֣ךְ יְהוָ֗ה וַתִּלָּחֵץ֙ אֶל־ הַקִּ֔יר
NAS: of the LORD, she pressed herself to the wall
KJV: of the LORD, she thrust herself unto the wall,
INT: the angel of the LORD pressed against to the wall

Numbers 22:25
HEB: אֶל־ הַקִּ֔יר וַתִּלְחַ֛ץ אֶת־ רֶ֥גֶל
NAS: herself to the wall and pressed Balaam's
KJV: herself unto the wall, and crushed Balaam's
INT: against to the wall and pressed foot Balaam's

Judges 1:34
HEB: וַיִּלְחֲצ֧וּ הָאֱמֹרִ֛י אֶת־
NAS: Then the Amorites forced the sons
KJV: And the Amorites forced the children
INT: forced the Amorites the sons

Judges 2:18
HEB: מִנַּֽאֲקָתָ֔ם מִפְּנֵ֥י לֹחֲצֵיהֶ֖ם וְדֹחֲקֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: because of those who oppressed and afflicted
KJV: of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed them and vexed
INT: their groaning because oppressed and afflicted

Judges 4:3
HEB: ל֔וֹ וְ֠הוּא לָחַ֞ץ אֶת־ בְּנֵ֧י
NAS: chariots, and he oppressed the sons
KJV: he mightily oppressed the children
INT: iron and he oppressed the sons of Israel

Judges 6:9
HEB: וּמִיַּ֖ד כָּל־ לֹחֲצֵיכֶ֑ם וָאֲגָרֵ֤שׁ אוֹתָם֙
NAS: of all your oppressors, and dispossessed
KJV: and out of the hand of all that oppressed you, and drave them out
INT: the hands of all your oppressors and dispossessed before

Judges 10:12
HEB: וַֽעֲמָלֵק֙ וּמָע֔וֹן לָחֲצ֖וּ אֶתְכֶ֑ם וַתִּצְעֲק֣וּ
NAS: and the Maonites oppressed you, you cried
KJV: and the Maonites, did oppress you; and ye cried
INT: the Amalekites and the Maonites oppressed cried to

1 Samuel 10:18
HEB: כָּל־ הַמַּמְלָכ֔וֹת הַלֹּחֲצִ֖ים אֶתְכֶֽם׃
NAS: the kingdoms that were oppressing you.'
KJV: of all kingdoms, [and] of them that oppressed you:
INT: of all the kingdoms were oppressing

2 Kings 6:32
HEB: סִגְר֤וּ הַדֶּ֙לֶת֙ וּלְחַצְתֶּ֤ם אֹתוֹ֙ בַּדֶּ֔לֶת
NAS: shut the door and hold the door shut
KJV: the door, and hold him fast at the door:
INT: shut the door and hold the door is not

2 Kings 13:4
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל כִּֽי־ לָחַ֥ץ אֹתָ֖ם מֶ֥לֶךְ
NAS: the king of Aram oppressed them.
KJV: of Syria oppressed them.
INT: of Israel how oppressed the king of Aram

2 Kings 13:22
HEB: מֶ֣לֶךְ אֲרָ֔ם לָחַ֖ץ אֶת־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
NAS: king of Aram had oppressed Israel all
KJV: of Syria oppressed Israel
INT: king of Aram had oppressed Israel all

Psalm 56:1
HEB: הַ֝יּ֗וֹם לֹחֵ֥ם יִלְחָצֵֽנִי׃
NAS: all day long he oppresses me.
KJV: he fighting daily oppresseth me.
INT: day Fighting oppresses

Psalm 106:42
HEB: וַיִּלְחָצ֥וּם אוֹיְבֵיהֶ֑ם וַ֝יִּכָּנְע֗וּ
NAS: Their enemies also oppressed them, And they were subdued
KJV: Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection
INT: oppressed their enemies were subdued

Isaiah 19:20
HEB: יְהוָה֙ מִפְּנֵ֣י לֹֽחֲצִ֔ים וְיִשְׁלַ֥ח לָהֶ֛ם
NAS: because of oppressors, and He will send
KJV: because of the oppressors, and he shall send
INT: the LORD because of oppressors will send A Savior

Jeremiah 30:20
HEB: עַ֖ל כָּל־ לֹחֲצָֽיו׃
NAS: all their oppressors.
KJV: me, and I will punish all that oppress them.
INT: and all their oppressors

Amos 6:14
HEB: הַצְּבָא֖וֹת גּ֑וֹי וְלָחֲצ֥וּ אֶתְכֶ֛ם מִלְּב֥וֹא
NAS: of hosts, And they will afflict you from the entrance
KJV: of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in
INT: of hosts A nation will afflict the entrance of Hamath

19 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3905
19 Occurrences


hal·lō·ḥă·ṣîm — 1 Occ.
lā·ḥaṣ — 3 Occ.
lā·ḥă·ṣū — 1 Occ.
lō·ḥă·ṣāw — 1 Occ.
lō·ḥă·ṣê·ḵem — 1 Occ.
lō·ḥă·ṣê·hem — 1 Occ.
lō·ḥă·ṣîm — 2 Occ.
ṯil·ḥāṣ — 1 Occ.
ṯil·ḥā·ṣen·nū — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥaṣ·tem — 1 Occ.
way·yil·ḥă·ṣū — 1 Occ.
way·yil·ḥā·ṣūm — 1 Occ.
wat·til·ḥaṣ — 1 Occ.
wat·til·lā·ḥêṣ — 1 Occ.
wə·lā·ḥă·ṣū — 1 Occ.
yil·ḥā·ṣê·nî — 1 Occ.










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