H4272 מחץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to dash asunder; by implication to crush, smash or violently plunge; figuratively to subdue or destroy

KJV Usage: dip, pierce (through), smite (through), strike through, wound.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to smite through, shatter, wound severely
a. (Qal)
1. to shatter
2. shattering (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1183
Parts of Speech: Verb

to wound
1) to smite through, shatter, wound severely
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to shatter
1a2) shattering (participle)

View how H4272 מחץ is used in the Bible

14 occurrences of H4272 מחץ

Numbers 24:8 and pierce
Numbers 24:17 and shall smite
Deuteronomy 32:39 I wound,
Deuteronomy 33:11 smite
Judges 5:26 when she had pierced
2 Samuel 22:39 them, and wounded
Job 5:18 he woundeth,
Job 26:12 he smiteth
Psalms 18:38 I have wounded
Psalms 68:21 shall wound
Psalms 68:23 may be dipped
Psalms 110:5 shall strike
Psalms 110:6 he shall wound
Habakkuk 3:13 thou didst wound

Distinct usage

1 I wound,
1 smite
1 when she had pierced
1 them, and wounded
1 he woundeth,
1 he smiteth
1 I have wounded
1 may be dipped
1 thou didst wound
1 he shall wound
1 and shall smite
1 shall wound
1 and pierce
1 shall strike

Corresponding Greek Words

machats see G4766 st. stronnuo or stronnumi
machats G906 ballo
machats G911 bapto
machats G2352 thrauo
machats G2608 kat agnumi
machats G2700 kata toxeuo
machats G3817 paio
machats G3960 patasso
machats G4917 sun thlao

Related words


H4273 מחץ machats
From H4272; a contusion

KJV Usage: stroke.