H3905 לחץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to press, that is, (figuratively) to distress

KJV Usage: afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress (-or), thrust self.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to squeeze, press, oppress
a. (Qal)
1. to squeeze, press
2. to oppress
b. (Niphal) to squeeze oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1106
Parts of Speech: Verb

to oppress
1) to squeeze, press, oppress
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to squeeze, press
1a2) to oppress
1b) (Niphal) to squeeze oneself

View how H3905 לחץ is used in the Bible

19 occurrences of H3905 לחץ

Exodus 3:9 oppress
Exodus 22:21 nor oppress
Exodus 23:9 Also thou shalt not oppress
Numbers 22:25 she thrust
Numbers 22:25 and crushed
Judges 1:34 forced
Judges 2:18 by reason of them that oppressed
Judges 4:3 oppressed
Judges 6:9 of all that oppressed
Judges 10:12 oppressed
1 Samuel 10:18 and of them that oppressed
2 Kings 6:32 and hold him fast
2 Kings 13:4 oppressed
2 Kings 13:22 oppressed
Psalms 56:1 oppresseth
Psalms 106:42 also oppressed
Isaiah 19:20 of the oppressors,
Jeremiah 30:20 all that oppress
Amos 6:14 and they shall afflict

Distinct usage

4 oppressed
1 also oppressed
1 and they shall afflict
1 she thrust
1 and crushed
1 Also thou shalt not oppress
1 oppress
1 forced
1 and of them that oppressed
1 all that oppress
1 of all that oppressed
1 and hold him fast
1 by reason of them that oppressed
1 of the oppressors,
1 oppresseth
1 nor oppress

Corresponding Greek Words

lachats G598 apo thlibo
lachats G2559 kakoo

Related words


H3906 לחץ lachats
From H3905; distress

KJV Usage: affliction, oppression.