H8156 שׁסע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to split or tear; figuratively to upbraid

KJV Usage: cleave, (be) cloven ([footed]), rend, stay.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to divide, cleave, part, split
a. (Qal) cleaving, cleft (participle)
b. (Piel) to tear in two, cleave in two
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2427
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8156 שׁסע is used in the Bible

9 occurrences of H8156 שׁסע

Leviticus 1:17 And he shall cleave
Leviticus 11:3 and is clovenfooted,
Leviticus 11:7 and is clovenfooted,
Leviticus 11:26 and is not clovenfooted,
Deuteronomy 14:6 the cleft
Deuteronomy 14:7 the cloven
Judges 14:6 upon him, and he tore
Judges 14:6 him as he would have torn
1 Samuel 24:7 restrained

Distinct usage

2 and is clovenfooted,
1 And he shall cleave
1 and is not clovenfooted,
1 the cleft
1 the cloven
1 upon him, and he tore
1 him as he would have torn
1 restrained

Corresponding Greek Words

shasa pi. see G3982 peitho
shasa pi. G1288 dia spao
shasa pi. G1575 ek klao
shasa pi. G4937 sun tribo