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  #2254 חָבַל chabal {khaw-bal'}

 a primitive root; TWOT - 592,593,594,595; v

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to bind
    1a) (Qal)
        1a1) to bind
 2) to take a pledge, lay to pledge
    2a) (Qal) to hold by a pledge, take in pledge, hold in pledge
    2b) (Niphal) to give a pledge, become pledged
 3) to destroy, spoil, deal corruptly, offend
    3a) (Qal) to spoil, corrupt, offend
    3b) (Niphal) to be ruined
    3c) (Piel) to destroy, ruin
    3d) (Pual) to be ruined, be broken
 4) to bring forth, travail
    4a) (Piel) to writhe, twist, travail

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

A primitive root; to wind tightly (as a rope), that is, to bind; specifically by a pledge; figuratively to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition):— X at all, band, bring forth, (deal) corrupt (-ly) destroy, offend, lay to (take a) pledge, spoil, travail, X very, withhold.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #2254a.
  • חָבַל
  • chabal (286b); a prim. root; to bind, pledge:—
  • NASB - debt(1), ever take(1), hold him in pledge(2), labor(2), pledge(4), retain(1), take(3), take a pledge(1), taken as pledges(1), taken pledges(1), taking a in pledge(1), travails(1).

  • #2254b.
  • חָבַל
  • chabal (287b); a prim. root; to act corruptly:—
  • NASB - acted very corruptly(1), brings on destruction(1), broken(2), destroy(3), offend(1), ruin(1), ruining(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - destroy 7, take a pledge 5, pledge 5, bands 2, brought forth 2,
      at all 1, corrupt 1, corruptly 1, offend 1, spoil 1, travaileth 1,
      very 1, withholden 1; 29
Exodus 22:26.
Zechariah 11:7, 14.
Job 17:1.
Nehemiah 1:7.
Ecclesiastes 5:6. Isaiah 13:5; 32:7; 54:16. Micah 2:10.
Proverbs 13:13. Isaiah 10:27.
Song of Songs 8:5, 5.
Job 34:31.
Exodus 22:26. Deuteronomy 24:6, 6, 17. Job 22:6; 24:3, 9. Proverbs 20:16; 27:13. Amos 2:8.
Song of Songs 2:15.
Exodus 22:26. Deuteronomy 24:6, 17. Job 24:3.
Deuteronomy 24:6.
Psalms 7:14.
Nehemiah 1:7.
Ezekiel 18:16.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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