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Strong's #3585 - כַּחַשׁ

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1) lying, deception

2) leanness, failure

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5579 ‑ ψεῦδος (psyoo'‑dos);  5571 ‑ ψευδής (psyoo‑dace');  
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KJV (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
NAS (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
HCS (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
BSB (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
ESV (7)
2 Kings 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
WEB (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2257) shk (כההסה KHhSh) AC: Deny CO: ? AB: ?: A withholding or denial of something such as food resulting in leanness and truth through a lie.

V) shk (כההסה KHhSh) - Deny: To withhold something from another or self as in a lie or submission. KJV (22): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) lie, submit, deny, fail, dissemble, liar, deceive - Strongs: H3584 (כָּחַשׁ)

Nm) shk (כההסה KHhSh) - I. Lie:A denial of the truth. II. Leanness:A denial of food. KJV (7): lying, lies, leanness - Strongs: H3585 (כַּחַשׁ), H3586 (כֶּחָשׁ)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כַּ֫חַשׁ noun masculine Job 16:8

1 lying.

2 leanness; — absolute ׳כ Hosea 12:1 2t.; כָּ֑חַשׁ Hosea 10:13; suffix כַּחֲשִׁי Job 16:8; plural suffix כַּחֲשֵׁיהֶם Hosea 7:3; —

1 lying, אֲכַלְתֶּם׳מְּרִי כ Hosea 10:13 ye have eaten the fruit of lying; Hosea 7:3 ("" רָעָה), Hosea 12:1; of Nineveh, מֶּרֶק מְלֵאָה׳כ Nahum 3:1 of lying (and) robbery it is full; Psalm 59:13 ("" אָלָה).

2 of Job's affliction Job 16:8 my leanness hath risen up against me (compare Psalm 109:24; ᵑ7 J Genesis 41:27; Ecclesiastes 12:5; Talmud כחשׁא; > my lying, i.e. my affliction regarded as a lying witness, Di Buhl and others)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  falsehood, fraud, deception, Nahum 3:1; Hosea 12:1.

(2) leanness, Job 16:8 see the verb in Kal; and

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List of Word Forms
בְכַ֙חַשׁ֙ בכחש וּבְכַחֲשֵׁיהֶ֖ם וּמִכַּ֣חַשׁ ובכחשיהם ומכחש כַ֝חֲשִׁ֗י כַּ֤חַשׁ כָ֑חַשׁ כחש כחשי ḇə·ḵa·ḥaš ḇəḵaḥaš Chachash chachaShi ḵa·ḥă·šî ka·ḥaš ḵā·ḥaš Kachash kaḥaš ḵāḥaš ḵaḥăšî ū·ḇə·ḵa·ḥă·šê·hem ū·mik·ka·ḥaš ūḇəḵaḥăšêhem umikKachash ūmikkaḥaš uvechachasheiHem veChachash