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Strongs Number: H2820


Hebrew Word
חָשַׂךְ
Transliteration
châsak
Phonetic
khaw-sak'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication to {refuse} spare: preserve; also (by interchange with H2821) to observe

BDB Definition

1. to withhold, restrain, hold back, keep in check, refrain

a. (Qal)

1. to withhold, keep back, keep for oneself, keep from, hold in check, refrain, spare, reserve

2. to restrain, check

b. (Niphal) to assuage, be spared

Origin
A prim root
Bible Usage
{assuage} X-(idiom) {darken} {forbear} {hinder} hold {back} keep ({back}) {punish} {refrain} {reserve} {spare} withhold.