H2554 חמס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be violent; by implication to maltreat

KJV Usage: make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong, imagine wrongfully.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to wrong, do violence to, treat violently, do wrongly
a. (Qal) to treat violently, do wrong
1. of physical wrong
2. of ethical wrong
3. of physical and ethical wrong
b. (Niphal) to be treated violently
Origin: a primitive root
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2554 חמס is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H2554 חמס

Job 15:33
Job 21:27
Proverbs 8:36
Jeremiah 13:22
Jeremiah 22:3
Lamentations 2:6
Ezekiel 22:26
Zephaniah 3:4

Corresponding Greek Words

chamas G91 adikeo
chamas G114 atheteo
chamas G764 asebeo
chamas G1572 ek kaio
chamas G1945 epi keimai
chamas G5166 trugao
chamas ni. G3856 para deigmatizo