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Strongs Number: H3905


Hebrew Word
לָחַץ
Transliteration
lâchats
Phonetic
law-khats'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to {press} that {is} (figuratively) to distress

BDB Definition

1. to squeeze, press, oppress

a. (Qal)

1. to squeeze, press

2. to oppress

b. (Niphal) to squeeze oneself

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{afflict} {crush} {force} hold {fast} oppress ({-or}) thrust self.