H7665 שׁבר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to burst (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: break (down, off, in pieces, up), broken ([-hearted]), bring to the birth, crush, destroy, hurt, quench, X quite, tear, view [by mistake for H7663].

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to break, break in pieces
a. (Qal)
1. break, break in or down, rend violently, wreck, crush, quench
2. to break, rupture (fig)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be broken, be maimed, be crippled, be wrecked
2. to be broken, be crushed (fig)
c. (Piel) to shatter, break
d. (Hiphil) to cause to break out, bring to the birth
e. (Hophal) to be broken, be shattered
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2321
Parts of Speech: Verb

to break
1) to break, break in pieces
1a) (Qal)
1a1) break, break in or down, rend violently, wreck, crush, quench
1a2) to break, rupture (fig)
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to be broken, be maimed, be crippled, be wrecked
1b2) to be broken, be crushed (fig)
1c) (Piel) to shatter, break
1d) (Hiphil) to cause to break out, bring to the birth
1e) (Hophal) to be broken, be shattered

View how H7665 שׁבר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 151 occurrences of H7665 שׁבר

Genesis 19:9 to break
Exodus 9:25 and broke
Exodus 12:46 neither shall ye break
Exodus 22:10 or be hurt,
Exodus 22:14 and it shall be hurt,
Exodus 23:24 them, and quite
Exodus 23:24 break down
Exodus 32:19 and broke
Exodus 34:1 which thou didst break.
Exodus 34:13 break
Leviticus 6:28 shall be broken:
Leviticus 11:33 and ye shall break
Leviticus 15:12 shall be broken:
Leviticus 22:22 or broken,
Leviticus 26:13 and I have broken
Leviticus 26:19 And I will break
Leviticus 26:26 And when I have broke
Numbers 9:12 nor break
Deuteronomy 7:5 and break down
Deuteronomy 9:17 and broke
Deuteronomy 10:2 which thou didst break,
Deuteronomy 12:3 and break
Judges 7:20 and broke
1 Samuel 4:18 broke,
1 Kings 13:26 which hath torn
1 Kings 13:28 nor torn
1 Kings 19:11 and broke in pieces
1 Kings 22:48 were broken
2 Kings 11:18 in pieces,
2 Kings 18:4 and broke

Distinct usage

10 and broke
4 shall be broken:
3 shall be broken.
3 breaketh
3 hath broken
3 I have broken
3 in pieces,
2 And I will break
2 broke,
2 and viewed
2 be broken
2 Break
2 and be broken,
2 That I will break
2 broken
2 Thou hast broken
2 is broken,
2 Behold, I will break
2 are broken.
2 he hath broken
2 that which was broken,
1 to break
1 neither shall ye break
1 and it shall be hurt,
1 them, and quite
1 break down
1 which thou didst break.
1 and ye shall break
1 or broken,
1 and I have broken
1 And when I have broke
1 nor break
1 which thou didst break,
1 and break
1 nor torn
1 were broken
1 And he broke in pieces
1 break in pieces,
1 were broken,
1 And I broke
1 And broke up
1 is broken.
1 he breaketh
1 Thou breakest
1 thou didst break
1 There he broke
1 quench
1 he broke
1 For he hath broken
1 the broken
1 shall he be broken
1 thee is broken:
1 so will he break
1 shall he not break,
1 Shall I bring to the birth,
1 am I hurt;
1 is broken
1 will I break
1 as one breaketh
1 me is broken

Corresponding Greek Words

nishkah G1049 gazo phulakion
shavar G622 ap ollumi
shavar G2346 thlibo
shavar hi. G1710 em poreuomai
shavar hi. G3330 meta didomi
shavar ni. G1262 dia luo
shavar ni. G2049 eremoo
shavar ni.,hi. G591 apo didomi
shavar qal,hi G4458 poleo
shavar qal,ni,pi G4937 sun tribo

Related words


H4866 משׁבּר mishbêr
From H7665; the orifice of the womb (from which the foetus breaks forth)

KJV Usage: birth, breaking forth.

H4867 משׁבּר mishbâr
From H7665; a breaker (of the sea)

KJV Usage: billow, wave.

H7667 שׁבר שׁבר sheber shêber
שׁבר שׁבר
sheber shêber
sheh'-ber, shay'-ber
From H7665; a fracture, figuratively ruin; specifically a solution (of a dream)

KJV Usage: affliction, breach, breaking, broken [-footed, -handed], bruise, crashing, destruction, hurt, interpretation, vexation.

H7670 שׁברון shibrôn
From H7665; rupture, that is, a pang; figuratively ruin

KJV Usage: breaking, destruction.

H8406 תּבר te bar
te bar
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7665; to be fragile (figuratively)

KJV Usage: broken.

H7663 שׁבר שׂבר śâbar shâbar

שׁבר שׂבר
śâbar shâbar
saw-bar', shaw-bar'
The second form being used erroneously in Nehemiah 2:13, Nehemiah 2:15; a primitive root; to scrutinize; by implication (of watching) to expect (with hope and patience)

KJV Usage: hope, tarry, view, wait.

H7664 שׂבר śêber
From H7663; expectation

KJV Usage: hope.