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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2672 - חָצַב

Transliteration
châtsab, châtsêb
Phonetics
khaw-tsab', khaw-tsabe'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
718
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to dig, cleave, divide, hew, make, cut out, dig out, cut down, quarry, hewer, mason

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to hew out, dig

1a2) to hew

1a2a) stone

1a2b) wood

1a3) to hew in pieces (metaphorically)

1a4) to divide, cleave

1b) (Niphal) to be cut, be hewn, be engraved

1c) (Hiphil) to hew into pieces, cut up into pieces

1d) (Pual) to be cut from, be hewn from

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2875 ‑ κόπτω (kop'‑to);  4160 ‑ ποιέω (poy‑eh'‑o);  5079 ‑ τεχνίτης (tekh‑nee'‑tace);  2998 ‑ λατομέω (lat‑om‑eh'‑o);  3736 ‑ ὀρύσσω (or‑oos'‑so);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (25) NAS (23) HCS (25)
Deuteronomy 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Deuteronomy 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Deuteronomy 3
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3
v-Qp2mp 1
v-hPfs 1
v-ni3mp 1
v-qPms 4
v-qc 3
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
v-qp3ms 1
v-qsmp 1
v-qw3ms 1
n-cmp 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3
v-Qp2mp 1
v-hPfs 1
v-ni3mp 1
v-qPms 4
v-qc 3
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
v-qp3ms 1
v-qsmp 1
v-qw3ms 1
n-cmp 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3
v-Qp2mp 1
v-hPfs 1
v-ni3mp 1
v-qPms 4
v-qc 3
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
v-qp3ms 1
v-qsmp 1
v-qw3ms 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2194) byh (ההתסב HhTsB) AC: Hew CO: ? AB: ?: The cutting or hewing of wood or stone. [from: yh- cutting]

V) byh (ההתסב HhTsB) - Hew: KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) dig, hew, mason, cut, divide, graven, made - Strongs: H2672 (חָצַב)

am) byhm (מההתסב MHhTsB) - Hewn: Something that is hewn. KJV (3): hewn, hewed - Strongs: H4274 (מַחְצֵב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [חָצַב] חָצֵב verb hew, hew out, cleave (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic חֲצַב; SI4. 6 participle plural החצבם; compare Phoenician מחצב = Hebrew id.) —

Qal Perfect חָצֵב Isaiah 5:2; חָֽצְבָה Proverbs 9:1; חָצַבְתִּי Hosea 6:5, etc.; Imperfect וַיַּחְצֹב 2 Chronicles 26:10; 2 masculine singular תַּחְצֹב Deuteronomy 8:9; Infinitive construct לַחְצֹב Jeremiah 2:13; לַחְצוֺב 1 Chronicles 22:2; Participle active חֹצֵב Isaiah 10:15 4t.; construct חֹצְבִי Isaiah 22:16; חֹצְבִים 1 Chronicles 22:2 3t.; חֹצְבֵי 2 Kings 12:13; passive חֲצוּבִים Deuteronomy 6:11; Nehemiah 9:25; —

1 hew out, (dig), wine-vat יֶקֶב Isaiah 5:2; sepulchre (קֶבֶר) Isaiah 22:16 (twice in verse); cisterns בֹּרוֺת Deuteronomy 6:11 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 26:10; Nehemiah 9:25, compare Jeremiah 2:13; of mining נחשׁת׳מהרריה תַּת Deuteronomy 8:9 out of its mountains thou mayst hew out copper.

2. a. hew stone 1 Chronicles 22:2; metaphor of pillars Proverbs 9:1 (subject wisdom); elsewhere participle, hewer of stone 2 Kings 12:13; 1 Chronicles 22:2,15 (see SI4.6above); probably 1 Kings 5:29; 2 Chronicles 2:1; 2 Chronicles 2:17 (בָּהָר׳ח see Be), compare 2 Chronicles 24:12; Ezra 3:7.

b. apparently hew wood Isaiah 10:15 בוֺ׳ח (i.e. בְּגַרְזֶן).

3 metaph. hew in pieces Hosea 6:5 figurative of ׳י attacking people by agency of prophets ("" הֲרַגְתִּים); divide, cleave subject ׳י s voice Psalm 29:7 object להבות אשׁ, i.e. the thunder of his voice sends forked lightnings (but on text compare Che and critical note)

Niph`al Imperfect יֵחָצְבוּן be cut, hewn, graven (words on rock) Job 19:24.

Pu`al Perfect חֻצַּבְתֶּם Isaiah 51:1 figurative, hewn out of rock (of Israel's origin; "" נֻקַּר).

Hiph`il Participle מַחֲצֶ֫בֶת Isaiah 51:9 hew in pieces = Qal 3, figurative of destroying רהב = Egypt (compare Psalm 89:11).

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List of Word Forms
הַחֹצֵ֣ב הַמַּחְצֶ֥בֶת החצב המחצבת וַיַּחְצֹב֙ וּלְחֹצְבֵ֣י ויחצב ולחצבי חֲצוּבִ֜ים חֲצוּבִים֙ חָצְבָ֖ה חָצֵ֣ב חָצַ֔בְתָּ חָצַ֙בְתִּי֙ חָצַ֧בְתָּ חֹֽצְבִ֗ים חֹצְבִ֕ים חֹצְבִ֣ים חֹצְבִ֤י חֹצֵ֗ב חֹצֵ֣ב חֹצֵ֥ב חֻצַּבְתֶּ֔ם חצב חצבה חצבי חצבים חצבת חצבתי חצבתם חצובים יֵחָצְבֽוּן׃ יחצבון׃ לַחְצֹ֤ב לַחְצוֹב֙ לַחֹצְבִ֖ים לחצב לחצבים לחצוב תַּחְצֹ֥ב תחצב chaTzavta chaTzavti chaTzev chatzeVah chatzuVim choTzev chotzeVi chotzeVim chutztzavTem ha·ḥō·ṣêḇ ḥā·ṣaḇ·tā ḥā·ṣaḇ·tî ḥā·ṣə·ḇāh ḥā·ṣêḇ ḥă·ṣū·ḇîm hachoTzev haḥōṣêḇ ham·maḥ·ṣe·ḇeṯ hammachTzevet hammaḥṣeḇeṯ ḥāṣaḇtā ḥāṣaḇtî ḥāṣêḇ ḥāṣəḇāh ḥăṣūḇîm ḥō·ṣə·ḇî ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm ḥō·ṣêḇ ḥōṣêḇ ḥōṣəḇî ḥōṣəḇîm ḥuṣ·ṣaḇ·tem ḥuṣṣaḇtem la·ḥō·ṣə·ḇîm lachotzeVim lachTzo lachtzOv laḥ·ṣō·wḇ laḥ·ṣōḇ laḥōṣəḇîm laḥṣōḇ laḥṣōwḇ tachTzo taḥ·ṣōḇ taḥṣōḇ ū·lə·ḥō·ṣə·ḇê ulechotzeVei ūləḥōṣəḇê vaiyachTzo way·yaḥ·ṣōḇ wayyaḥṣōḇ yê·ḥā·ṣə·ḇūn yechatzeVun yêḥāṣəḇūn
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