H2556 חמץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be pungent; that is, in taste (sour, that is, literally fermented, or figuratively harsh), in color (dazzling)

KJV Usage: cruel (man), dyed, be grieved, leavened.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be leavened, be sour
a. (Qal) to be leavened
b. (Hiphil) to taste something leavened
c. (Hithpael) to be embittered, grieved
2. to be cruel, oppress, be ruthless
3. to be red
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: TWOT- 679,680,681
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2556 חמץ is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H2556 חמץ

Exodus 12:19
Exodus 12:20
Exodus 12:34
Exodus 12:39
Psalms 71:4
Psalms 73:21
Isaiah 63:1
Hosea 7:4

Corresponding Greek Words

chamets G91 adikeo
chamets hithpa. G1572 ek kaio
chamets verb,subst G2220 zumoo