H3782 כּשׁל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication to falter, stumble, faint or fall

KJV Usage: bereave [from the margin], cast down, be decayed, (cause to) fail, (cause, make to) fall (down, -ing), feeble, be (the) ruin (-ed, of), (be) overthrown, (cause to) stumble, X utterly, be weak.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to stumble, stagger, totter
a. (Qal)
1. to stumble
2. to totter
b. (Niphal)
1. to stumble
2. to be tottering, be feeble
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to stumble, bring injury or ruin to, overthrow
2. to make feeble, make weak
d. (Hophal) to be made to stumble
e. (Piel) bereave
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1050
Parts of Speech: Verb

to stumble
1) to stumble, stagger, totter
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to stumble
1a2) to totter
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to stumble
1b2) to be tottering, be feeble
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to cause to stumble, bring injury or ruin to, overthrow
1c2) to make feeble, make weak
1d) (Hophal) to be made to stumble
1e) (Piel) bereave

View how H3782 כּשׁל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 63 occurrences of H3782 כּשׁל

Leviticus 26:37 And they shall fall
1 Samuel 2:4 and they that stumbled
2 Chronicles 25:8 shall make thee fall
2 Chronicles 25:8 and to cast down.
2 Chronicles 28:15 all the feeble
2 Chronicles 28:23 me. But they were the ruin
Nehemiah 4:10 is failing,
Job 4:4 him that was falling,
Psalms 9:3 they shall fall
Psalms 27:2 they stumbled
Psalms 31:10 faileth
Psalms 64:8 to fall
Psalms 105:37 and there was not one feeble
Psalms 107:12 they fell down,
Psalms 109:24 are weak
Proverbs 4:12 stumble.
Proverbs 4:16 unless they cause some to fall.
Proverbs 4:19 not at what they stumble.
Proverbs 24:16 shall fall
Proverbs 24:17 when he stumbleth:
Isaiah 3:8 is ruined,
Isaiah 5:27 nor stumble
Isaiah 8:15 among them shall stumble,
Isaiah 28:13 and fall
Isaiah 31:3 shall fall,
Isaiah 35:3 the feeble
Isaiah 40:30 shall utterly
Isaiah 40:30 fall:
Isaiah 59:10 we stumble
Isaiah 59:14 is fallen

Distinct usage

3 shall fall
2 to fall
2 shall fall,
2 to fall,
2 also shall fall
1 and they that stumbled
1 all the feeble
1 me. But they were the ruin
1 is failing,
1 and there was not one feeble
1 they fell down,
1 are weak
1 is ruined,
1 among them shall stumble,
1 and fall
1 the feeble
1 is fallen
1 that they should not stumble?
1 and they have caused them to stumble
1 in which they shall not stumble:
1 they shall stumble,
1 shall stumble
1 fell
1 but they shall fall.
1 but he shall stumble
1 yet they shall fall
1 Now when they shall fall,
1 Therefore shalt thou fall
1 hath stumbled
1 faileth
1 fall
1 for thou hast fallen
1 to stumble
1 he shall not fall
1 they shall fall
1 And they shall fall
1 shall make thee fall
1 and to cast down.
1 but let them be overthrown
1 and he that is feeble
1 stumble.
1 they shall stumble
1 we stumble
1 they stumble
1 they stumbled
1 them they shall be cast down,
1 they shall be cast down,
1 shall stumble,
1 countries shall be overthrown:
1 unless they cause some to fall.
1 when he stumbleth:
1 shall utterly
1 fall:
1 nor stumble
1 him that was falling,
1 no more, neither bereave
1 not at what they stumble.

Corresponding Greek Words

kashal G101 adunateo
kashal G447 an iemi
kashal G2654 kat an alisko
kashal G3886 para luo
kashal G4098 pipto
kashal hi. G1847a;see G1847 ex oudeneo
kashal ho. G769 astheneia
kashal ni G622 ap ollumi
kashal ni. G2559 kakoo
kashal ni. G4105 planao
kashal ni. G4350 pros kopto
kashal ni. G4624 skandalizo
kashal qal,ni G2872 kopiao
kashal qal,ni G4937 sun tribo
kashal qal,ni,hi G770 astheneo

Related words


H3781 כּשּׁיל kashshı̂yl
From H3782; properly a feller, that is, an axe

KJV Usage: ax.

H3783 כּשּׁלון kishshâlôn
From H3782; properly a tottering, that is, ruin

KJV Usage: fall.

H4383 מכשׁל מכשׁול mikshôl mikshôl
מכשׁל מכשׁול
mikshôl mikshôl
mik-shole', mik-shole'
Masculine from H3782; a stumblingblock, literally or figuratively (obstacle, enticement (specifically an idol), scruple)

KJV Usage: caused to fall, offence, X [no-] thing offered, ruin, stumbling-block.

H4384 מכשׁלה makshêlâh
Feminine from H3782; a stumblingblock, but only figuratively (fall, enticement (idol))

KJV Usage: ruin, stumbling-block.