A primitive root; to strike with a sting (as a serpent); figuratively, to oppress with interest on a loan
KJV Usage: bite, lend upon usury.
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions
1. to bite a. (Qal) to bite b. (Piel) to bite 2. to pay, give interest, lend for interest or usury a. (Qal) to give interest b. (Hiphil) to make to give interest
Origin: a primitive root
Parts of Speech: Verb