H2040 הרס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to pull down or in pieces, break, destroy

KJV Usage: beat down, break (down, through), destroy, overthrow, pluck down, pull down, ruin, throw down, X utterly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to tear down, break down, overthrow, beat down, break, break through, destroy, pluck down, pull down, throw down, ruined, destroyer, utterly
a. (Qal)
1. to throw down, tear down
2. to break through
3. to break down, break away
b. (Niphal) to be torn down, be thrown down
c. (Piel)
1. to overthrow, tear down
2. destroyer (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 516
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2040 הרס is used in the Bible

First 30 of 42 occurrences of H2040 הרס

Exodus 15:7
Exodus 19:21
Exodus 19:24
Exodus 23:24
Judges 6:25
2 Samuel 11:25
1 Kings 18:30
1 Kings 19:10
1 Kings 19:14
2 Kings 3:25
1 Chronicles 20:1
Job 12:14
Psalms 11:3
Psalms 28:5
Psalms 58:6
Proverbs 11:11
Proverbs 14:1
Proverbs 24:31
Proverbs 29:4
Isaiah 14:17
Isaiah 22:19
Isaiah 49:17
Jeremiah 1:10
Jeremiah 24:6
Jeremiah 31:28
Jeremiah 31:40
Jeremiah 42:10
Jeremiah 45:4
Jeremiah 50:15
Lamentations 2:2

Corresponding Greek Words

haras G971 biazo
haras G1448 eggizo
haras G1808 ex airo
haras G2598 kata ballo
haras G2690 kata strepho
haras G4937 sun tribo
haras ni. G4486 rhegnumi
haras pi. G2506 kath airesis
haras qal,ni G2679 kata skapto
haras qal,ni,pi G2507 kath aireo