Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Be chewed, covenant, destroy, fail, feller, be freed, perish, to cut (off, down or asunder)

Hebrew: כָּרַת, kārat (H3772)

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Here are be chewed, be feder, covenant, cut and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כָּרַת mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3772

Hebrew Base Word: כָּרַת

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Be chewed, be (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, cut (down, off), destroy, fail, feller, be freed, hew (down), make a league (covenant), × lose, perish, × utterly, × want

Definition: To cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e., make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces).

Detailed definition:

  1. To cut, cut off, cut down, cut off a body part, cut out, eliminate, kill, cut a covenant.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To cut off.
        1. To cut off a body part, behead.
      2. To cut down.
      3. To hew.
      4. To cut or make a covenant.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be cut off.
      2. To be cut down.
      3. To be chewed.
      4. To be cut off, fail.
    3. (Pual).
      1. To be cut off.
      2. To be cut down.
    4. (Hiphil).
      1. To cut off.
      2. To cut off, destroy.
      3. To cut down, destroy.
      4. To take away.
      5. To permit to perish.
    5. (Hophal) cut off.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɔːˈrɑt̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑːˈʁɑt
  3. Transliteration: kārat
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: kaw-RAHT
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ka-RAHT

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