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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7533 - רָצַץ
1) to crush, oppress
1a1) to crush, get crushed, be crushed
1a2) to crush, oppress (figuratively)
1a3) crushed (participle passive)
1b) (Niphal) to be crushed, be broken
1c1) to crush in pieces
1c2) to grievously oppress (figuratively)
1d) (Poel) to oppress (figuratively)
1e) (Hiphil) to crush
1f) (Hithpoel) to crush each other
1455) yr (רתס RTs) AC: Crush CO: Potsherd AB: Desire: Broken pieces of pottery were commonly used as writing tablets as they were inexpensive and durable. These potsherds were commonly used to send messages from one person to another, usually carried by runners. (eng: earth; terra - with a reversal of letters; terrain)
V) yyr (רתסתס RTsTs) - Crush: To crush something to pieces. Also an oppression or struggle as crushing. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: ssr] KJV (22): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) oppress, break, bruise, crush, discourage, struggle - Strongs: H7465 (רֹעָה), H7533 (רָצַץ), H7567 (רָשַׁשׁ)
Nf) yra (ארתס ARTs) - Land: The whole of the earth or a region. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: qra] KJV (2526): earth, land, country, ground, world, way, common, field, nations, inferior - Strongs: H772 (אֲרַע), H776 (אֶרֶץ), H778 (אֲרַק)
V) eyr (רתסה RTsH) - Desire: KJV (57): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) accept, please, pleasure, delight, enjoy, favourable, acceptable, accomplish, affection, approve - Strongs: H7521 (רָצָה)
jm) nfyr (רתסונ RTsWN) - Will: Ones desire. From instructions that are written on potsherds. KJV (56): favour, will, acceptable, delight, pleasure, accepted, desire, acceptance, selfwill - Strongs: H7522 (רָצֹן)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָצַץ fut. יָרוּץ, תָּרֻץ (for יָרֹץ), Isaiah 42:4; Ecclesiastes 12:6, compare אֲרוּצֵם Jeremiah 50:44 כתיב (Arab. رَضَّ) cogn. to רָעַע and רָעַץ.
(1) to break, to break in or down. Isaiah 42:3, קָנֶה רָצוּץ “a crushed reed,” das eingeknickte Rohr (Vulg. quassata). Isaiah 36:6; 2 Kings 18:21. It differs from שָׁבַר to break off, see Isaiah 42:3.-Intrans. to be broken, Ecc. loc. cit.
(2) figuratively, to oppress, to treat violently, often joined with עָשַׁק 1 Samuel 12:3, 1 Samuel 12:4; Amos 4:1; Isaiah 58:6; Deuteronomy 28:33.
Niphal נָרוֹץ pass. of Kal No. 1, Ecclesiastes 12:6; Ezekiel 29:7.
(1) i.q. Kal No. 1, but more forcible, to break in pieces, Psalms 74:14.
(2) i.q. Kal No. 2, Job 20:19; 2 Chronicles 16:10.
Poel רוֹצֵץ i.q. Kal and Piel No. 2, Judges 10:8. But רוֹצֵץ Nahum 2:5, belongs to the root רוּץ to run.
Hiphil, fut. conv. וַתָּרִץ (so as to differ from וַתָּרֶץ to make to run), Judges 9:53, to break in pieces.
Hithpolel, to dash one another, to struggle together, Genesis 25:22.
Derivatives, רַץ, compare מְרוּצָה No. II.
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