H2820 חשׂך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A prim root; to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication to refuse, spare, preserve; also (by interchange with H2821) to observe

KJV Usage: assuage, X darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to withhold, restrain, hold back, keep in check, refrain
a. (Qal)
1. to withhold, keep back, keep for oneself, keep from, hold in check, refrain, spare, reserve
2. to restrain, check
b. (Niphal) to assuage, be spared
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 765
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2820 חשׂך is used in the Bible

28 occurrences of H2820 חשׂך

Genesis 20:6
Genesis 22:12
Genesis 22:16
Genesis 39:9
1 Samuel 25:39
2 Samuel 18:16
2 Kings 5:20
Ezra 9:13
Job 7:11
Job 16:5
Job 16:6
Job 21:30
Job 30:10
Job 33:18
Job 38:23
Psalms 19:13
Psalms 78:50
Proverbs 10:19
Proverbs 11:24
Proverbs 13:24
Proverbs 17:27
Proverbs 21:26
Proverbs 24:11
Isaiah 14:6
Isaiah 54:2
Isaiah 58:1
Jeremiah 14:10
Ezekiel 30:18

Corresponding Greek Words

chasakh see G4046 st. peri poieo
chasakh G606 apo keimai
chasakh G4863 sun ago
chasakh G5339 pheidomai
chasakh lemattah me' G2893 kouphizo