H2555 חמס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2554; violence; by implication wrong; by metonymy unjust gain

KJV Usage: cruel (-ty), damage, false, injustice, X oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. violence, wrong, cruelty, injustice
Origin: from H2554
TWOT: TWOT- 678a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) violence, wrong, cruelty, injustice

View how H2555 חמס is used in the Bible

First 30 of 60 occurrences of H2555 חמס

Genesis 6:11 with violence.
Genesis 6:13 violence
Genesis 16:5 My wrong
Genesis 49:5 of cruelty
Exodus 23:1 to be an unrighteous
Deuteronomy 19:16 If a false
Judges 9:24 That the cruelty
2 Samuel 22:3 me from violence.
2 Samuel 22:49 me from the violent
1 Chronicles 12:17 wrong
Job 16:17 Not for any injustice
Job 19:7 "Violence,"
Psalms 7:16 and his violent
Psalms 11:5 violence
Psalms 18:48 me from the violent
Psalms 25:19 me with cruel
Psalms 27:12 cruelty.
Psalms 35:11 False
Psalms 55:9 violence
Psalms 58:2 the violence
Psalms 72:14 and violence:
Psalms 73:6 violence
Psalms 74:20 of cruelty.
Psalms 140:1 me from the violent
Psalms 140:4 me from the violent
Psalms 140:11 the violent
Proverbs 3:31 thou not the oppressor,
Proverbs 4:17 of violence.
Proverbs 10:6 but violence
Proverbs 10:11 but violence

Distinct usage

10 violence
4 me from the violent
2 of violence.
2 but violence
2 The violence
2 and violence
2 for the violence
2 of violence
1 My wrong
1 of cruelty
1 to be an unrighteous
1 If a false
1 That the cruelty
1 me from violence.
1 wrong
1 Not for any injustice
1 and his violent
1 me with cruel
1 cruelty.
1 False
1 of cruelty.
1 the violent
1 thou not the oppressor,
1 A violent
1 violence.
1 with violence,
1 up violence
1 of violence,
1 all for violence:
1 and for the violence
1 and for the violence
1 with violence
1 shall eat violence.
1 and violence:
1 to thee of violence,
1 For thy violence
1 "Violence,"
1 and from the violence
1 because of the violence
1 no violence,
1 of thee with violence,
1 with violence.

Corresponding Greek Words

chamas G93 adikia
chamas G94 adikos
chamas G458 anomia
chamas G684 apoleia
chamas G763 asebeia
chamas G765 asebes
chamas G3681 oneidos

Related words

H2555 חמס

H2554 חמס châmas

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.

H8464 תּחמס tachmâs
From H2554; a species of unclean bird (from its violence), perhaps an owl

KJV Usage: night hawk.