H2820

חשך

חשך
chaashak

Verb · A primitive root

A primitive root; also interchangeable with H2821 to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication, to refuse, spare, preserve; to observe:—assuage, × darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.

Outline

  1. to withhold, restrain, hold back, keep in check, refrain
    1. (Qal)
      1. to withhold, keep back, keep for oneself, keep from, hold in check, refrain, spare, reserve
      2. to restrain, check
    2. (Niphal) to assuage, be spared

Usages

Proverbs 24:11

If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain;

Precepts

Ezekiel 3:18

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