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Strongs Number: H3772


Hebrew Word
כָּרַת
Transliteration
kârath
Phonetic
kaw-rath'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to cut ({off} down or asunder); by implication to destroy or consume; specifically to covenant (that {is} make an alliance or {bargain} originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces)

BDB Definition

1. to cut, cut off, cut down, cut off a body part, cut out, eliminate, kill, cut a covenant

a. (Qal)

1. to cut off 1a

b. to cut off a body part, behead

1. to cut down

2. to hew

3. to cut or make a covenant

c. (Niphal)

1. to be cut off

2. to be cut down

3. to be chewed

4. to be cut off, fail

d. (Pual)

1. to be cut off

2. to be cut down

e. (Hiphil)

1. to cut off

2. to cut off, destroy

3. to cut down, destroy

4. to take away

5. to permit to perish

f. (Hophal) cut off

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
be {chewed} be con- [feder-] {ate} {covenant} cut ({down} {off}) {destroy} {fail} {feller} be {freed} hew ({down}) make a league ({[covenant]}) X-(idiom) {lose} {perish} X-(idiom) {utterly} X-(idiom) want.