Word Summary
batsa: to cut off, break off, gain by violence
Original Word: בָּצַע
Transliteration: batsa
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-tsah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to cut off, break off, gain by violence
Meaning: to cut off, break off, gain by violence
Strong's Concordance
be covetous, cut off, finish, fulfill, gain greedily, be given to covetousness, greedy,

A primitive root to break off, i.e. (usually) plunder; figuratively, to finish, or (intransitively) stop -- (be) covet(- ous), cut (off), finish, fulfill, gain (greedily), get, be given to (covetousness), greedy, perform, be wounded.


H1214. batsa

[בָּצַע‎] verb cut off, break off, gain by violence (so Late Hebrew, Arabic , Ethiopic Aramaic בְּצַע‎) —

Qal Imperfect יִבְצָ֑עJob 27:8, יִבְצָ֑עוּJoel 2:8; Imperative suffix בְּרֹאשׁ בְּצָ֫עַםAmos 9:1; Infinitive בְּצֹעַEzekiel 22:27; Participle בּוֺצֵעַProverbs 15:27; Jeremiah 6:13, בֹּצֵעַPsalm 10:3 3t.; — cut off, break off (with accusative capitals of pillars) Amos 9:1 (but LagProv. see vi בְּצַעַם‎ = בְּזַעַםHabakkuk 3:12 in wrath); so figurative Job 27:8 when Eloah cutteth off, draweth out, his soul; object omitted their course, i.e. stop Joel 2:8 (compare Hi-St); usually gain by violence or in General wrongfully Ezekiel 22:27; Participle absolute Psalm 10:3 = greedy getter, robber; and with accusative of congnate meaning with verb בֶּ֫צַעProverbs 1:19; 15:27; Jeremiah 6:13; 8:10; Habakkuk 2:9.

Pi`el Perfect בִּצַּעLamentations 2:17; Imperfect יְבַצַּעIsaiah 10:12; suffix יְבַצְּעֵנִי38:12; Job 6:9; 2feminine singular וַתְּבַצְּעִיEzekiel 22:12; 3feminine plural תְּבַצָּ֑עְנָהZechariah 4:9; — cut off, (dis) sever (i.e. from life) Job 6:9 compare Isaiah 10:19 (מִדַּלָּה‎); = finish, complete 10:12; Zechariah 4:9; accomplish (= carry out, fulfil) Lamentations 2:17 (object אמרתו‎); violently make gain of, object person Ezekiel 22:12 (instrumental בּעשׁק‎).