99 occurrences in 13 translations

'Breaking' in the Bible

But they said, Stand back! And they said, This fellow came in to live here temporarily, and now he presumes to be [our] judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them. So they rushed at and pressed violently against Lot and came close to breaking down the door.

As dawn was breaking, the angels pressured Lot. "Get going!" they told him. "Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be engulfed by the devastation that's coming to this city."

Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me."

But he drew back his hand, and behold, his brother was born first. And she said, What a breaking forth you have made for yourself! Therefore his name was called Perez [breaking forth].

And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.

And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.

If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.

But if there is a reddish-white infection on the bald head or forehead, it is a skin disease breaking out on his head or forehead.

And if it appear still in the garment, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, it is a leprosy breaking out: thou shalt burn with fire that wherein the sore is.

If the disease returns, breaking out in the house after he has removed the stones and has scraped and plastered the house,

and if at My statutes ye kick, and if My judgments your soul loathe, so as not to do all My commands -- to your breaking My covenant --

And I will bring a sword upon you that shall execute the vengeance [for the breaking] of My covenant; and you shall be gathered together within your cities, and I will send the pestilence among you, and you shall be delivered into the hands of the enemy.

'In My breaking to you the staff of bread, then ten women have baked your bread in one oven, and have given back your bread by weight; and ye have eaten, and are not satisfied.

'Yet in spite of this, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them, nor will I so abhor them as to destroy them, breaking My covenant with them; for I am the LORD their God.

"Tell the Israelites, 'When a man or a woman commits any sin that people commit, thereby breaking faith with the Lord, and that person is found guilty,

Make two trumpets of silver; of hammered or turned work you shall make them, that you may use them to call the congregation and for breaking camp.

by the number of the days in which ye spied the land, forty days, -- a day for a year, a day for a year -- ye do bear your iniquities, forty years, and ye have known my breaking off;

So I grabbed the two tablets and then threw them out of my hands, breaking them before your eyes.

When I bring them into the land I swore to [give] their fathers, [a land] flowing with milk and honey, they will eat their fill and prosper. They will turn to other gods and worship them, despising Me and breaking My covenant.

And the three companies blew the shofarot; and breaking the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the shofarot in their right hands to blow with; and they cried, The sword of I AM The Hewer!

As dawn was breaking, the woman approached the door of the man's home where her master was and collapsed. Eventually, full daylight came.

When their fathers or brothers come to us and protest, we will tell them, 'Show favor to them, since we did not get enough wives for each of them in the battle. You didn't actually give [the women] to them, so you are not guilty [of breaking your oath].' "

They got up early, {and as dawn was breaking}, Samuel called to Saul on the roof, saying, "Get up, so that I can send you away." So Saul got up and the two of them, he and Samuel, went outside.

Nabal answered David's servants: "Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are breaking away from their masters.

And David cometh in to Baal-Perazim, and David smiteth them there, and saith, 'Jehovah hath broken forth on mine enemies before me, as the breaking forth of waters;' therefore he hath called the name of that place Baal-Perazim.

David was grieved and offended because the Lord had broken forth upon Uzzah, and that place is called Perez-uzzah [the breaking forth upon Uzzah] to this day.

"Go out," he responded, "and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD." And there was the LORD, passing by! A tremendous, mighty windstorm was tearing at the mountains and breaking the rocks in pieces in the presence of the LORD, but the LORD was not in the windstorm. After the wind there came an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

to say unto him, Thus hath Hezekiah said, This day is a day of trouble and of rebuke and blasphemy, for the sons are come to the place of breaking forth, and she that gives birth has no strength.

And David was offended because the Lord had broken forth upon Uzza; that place to this day is called Perez-uzza [the breaking forth upon Uzza].

So they came up to Baalperazim; and David smote them there. Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine enemies by mine hand like the breaking forth of waters: therefore they called the name of that place Baalperazim.

And the Levites shall surround the young king, every man with his weapons in his hand; and whoever comes into the house [breaking through the ranks of the guard to get near Joash] shall be put to death. But you be with the king when he comes in [from the temple chamber where he is hiding] and when he goes out.

Then Jehoiada the priest's son Zechariah was clothed by the Spirit of God, and he stood above the people and told them, "This is what God has to say: "Why are you breaking the LORD's commandments. You'll never be successful! Because you have abandoned the LORD, he has abandoned you.'"

May its morning stars grow dark. May it wait for daylight but have none; may it not see the breaking of dawn.

He is breaking me down on every side, and now it's too late for me; he has uprooted my hopes like a tree.

They came upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me.

It destroyed their vines and their figs, breaking trees throughout their country.

My heart is breaking with the longing that it has for Your ordinances and judgments at all times.

That our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.

Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And whoso is breaking a hedge, a serpent biteth him.

The LORD will totally destroy the gulf of the Sea of Egypt. He will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River with a violent wind, breaking it up into seven streams, and making a way for people to cross on foot.

For it is a day of trouble, and of treading down, and of perplexity by the Lord GOD of hosts in the valley of vision, breaking down the walls, and of crying to the mountains.

Does he who plows for sowing plow all the time? Does he keep on breaking up and harrowing his field?

Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly at an instant.

And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.

And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble and of rebuke and of blasphemy, for the sons are come to the breaking of the water, and there is no strength in her who is to bring them forth.

Lo, My servants sing from joy of heart, And ye cry from pain of heart, And from breaking of spirit ye do howl.

Moreover, your skirts are stained with the blood of the innocent poor. You did not catch them breaking and entering. But in spite of all these things

Yes, the Lord has this to say to the people of Judah and Jerusalem: "Like a farmer breaking up hard unplowed ground, you must break your rebellious will and make a new beginning; just as a farmer must clear away thorns lest the seed is wasted, you must get rid of the sin that is ruining your lives.

Woe to me for my breaking, Grievious hath been my smiting, And I said, Only, this is my sickness, and I bear it.

Let them be ashamed that persecute me, but let not me be ashamed; let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed; bring upon them the day of evil, and break them with a double breaking.

And there is a word of Jehovah unto Jeremiah after the breaking, by Hananiah the prophet, of the yoke from off the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Lo, I am breaking the bow of Elam, The beginning of their might.

And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, lo, I am breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they have eaten bread by weight and with fear; and water by measure and with astonishment, they do drink;

For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: As surely as I live, I will certainly repay him for despising my oath and breaking my covenant!

Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

And in Tehaphnehes hath the day been dark, In My breaking there the yokes of Egypt, And ceased in her hath the excellency of her strength, She -- a cloud doth cover her, And her daughters into captivity do go.

I will also trouble and vex the hearts of many peoples when I bring your breaking and trembling and destruction and carry you captive among the nations, into the countries which you have not known.

And given hath the tree of the field its fruit, And the land doth give her increase, And they have been on their land confident, And they have known that I am Jehovah, In My breaking the bands of their yoke, And I have delivered them from the hand of those laying service on them.

"As you were watching, a rock was quarried but not with human hands and it struck the iron and clay feet of the statue, breaking them to pieces.

And the fourth kingdom is strong as iron, because that iron is breaking small, and making feeble, all things, even as iron that is breaking all these, it beateth small and breaketh.

And I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and a half; and when they have made an end of breaking in pieces the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.

There is nought but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery; they break out, and blood toucheth blood.

The sorrows of a travailing woman shall come upon him: he is an unwise son; for he should not stay long in the place of the breaking forth of children.

They run like elite soldiers, climbing ramparts like men trained for war. Each man advances in proper order, never breaking rank.

And Yahweh hurled a great wind upon the sea, and it was a great storm on the sea, and the merchant ship {was in danger of breaking up}.

Then I took the staff that I had named "Pleasant" and broke it, showing I was breaking my covenant that I had made with all of the people.

So I took the 30 shekels of silver and threw them into the treasury of the Temple of the LORD. Then I broke my second staff the one I had named "Union" - breaking the union between the house of Judah and the house of Israel.

Or have you never read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple violate the sanctity of the Sabbath [breaking it] and yet are guiltless?

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,

A fierce windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking over the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped.

And the king was deeply pained and grieved and exceedingly sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests, he did not want to slight her [by breaking faith with her].

Now while Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon the leper, reclining at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of costly aromatic oil from pure nard. After breaking open the jar, she poured it on his head.

And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking,

But he who merely hears and does not practice doing My words is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation, against which the torrent burst, and immediately it collapsed and fell, and the breaking and ruin of that house was great.

For he commanded the unclean spirit to come forth from the man, for many times it had caught him, and he was being bound with chains and fetters -- guarded, and breaking asunder the bonds he was driven by the demons to the deserts.

When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.

And they told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them in breaking of bread.

This is why the Jews began trying all the more to kill Him: not only was He breaking the Sabbath, but He was even calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.

If, to avoid breaking the Law of Moses, a person undergoes circumcision on the Sabbath day, have you any cause to be angry with (indignant with, bitter against) Me for making a man's whole body well on the Sabbath?

Then they came to Jesus Himself: but when they saw that He was already dead, they refrained from breaking His legs.

Just as dawn was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore. The disciples didn't realize it was Jesus.

After going upstairs, breaking the bread, and eating, he conversed a considerable time until dawn. Then he left.

Then Paul said to him, God will smite thee, whited wall. And thou, dost thou sit judging me according to the law, and breaking the law commandest me to be smitten?

And [after he] said these [things] and took bread, he gave thanks to God in front of [them] all, and [after] breaking [it], he began to eat.

Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?

and so incur judgment for breaking their former pledge.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

בּקע 
Baqa` 
cleave , ...up , divide , rent , ... out , break through , rend , breach , asunder , hatch , brake , burst , cleft , break forth , pieces , tare , tear , win
Usage: 51

גּרם 
Garam 
Usage: 3

גּרס 
Garac 
Usage: 2

דּישׁ דּושׁ דּוּשׁ 
Duwsh 
Usage: 14

דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

דּכה 
Dakah 
Usage: 5

דּקק 
D@qaq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

הלם 
Halam 
Usage: 9

המם 
Hamam 
Usage: 13

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

כּתת 
Kathath 
Usage: 17

מחתּרת 
Machtereth 
Usage: 2

משׁבּר 
Mishber 
Usage: 3

נאף 
Na'aph 
Usage: 31

נוּא 
Nuw' 
Usage: 8

ניר 
Niyr 
break up
Usage: 2

נפץ 
Naphats 
Usage: 22

נתץ 
Nathats 
Usage: 42

נתק 
Nathaq 
Usage: 27

עבט 
`abat 
Usage: 6

עלה 
`alah 
up , offer , come , bring , ascend , go , chew , offering , light , increase , burn , depart , put , spring , raised , arose , break , exalted ,
Usage: 890

ערף 
`araph 
Usage: 5

ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

פּצח 
Patsach 
Usage: 8

פּרח 
Parach 
Usage: 37

פּרץ 
Parats 
Usage: 49

פּרץ 
Perets 
Usage: 20

פּרק 
Paraq 
Usage: 10

פּרק 
P@raq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

פּרר 
Parar 
Usage: 51

פּרשׂ 
Paras 
Usage: 68

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

צלח צלח 
Tsalach 
Usage: 66

קוּר 
Quwr 
Usage: 5

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

רעע 
R@`a` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

רצץ 
Ratsats 
Usage: 19

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

שׁברון 
Shibrown 
Usage: 2

שׂדד 
Sadad 
Usage: 3

שׁוּף 
Shuwph 
Usage: 4

ἀσύνθετος 
Asunthetos 
Usage: 1

αὐγή 
Auge 
break of day
Usage: 1

διαῤῥήσσω 
Diarrhesso 
Usage: 5

διορύσσω 
Diorusso 
Usage: 0

ἐκκλάω 
Ekklao 
Usage: 3

ἐξορύσσω 
Exorusso 
Usage: 2

κατάγνυμι 
Katagnumi 
Usage: 4

κατακλάω 
Kataklao 
Usage: 2

κλάσις 
Klasis 
Usage: 2

κλάω 
Klao 
Usage: 13

λύω 
Luo 
Usage: 28

παράβασις 
Parabasis 
Usage: 7

παραβάτης 
Parabates 
Usage: 5

ῥήγνυμι ῥήσσω 
Rhegnumi 
Usage: 3

συνθλάω 
sunthlao 
Usage: 0

συνθρύπτω 
sunthrupto 
Usage: 1

συντρίβω 
suntribo 
Usage: 6

σχίζω 
Schizo 
Usage: 9



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