Word: DYW

Pronounce: kaw-shaw'

Strong: H7185

Orig: a primitive root; properly, to be dense, i.e. tough or severe (in various applications):--be cruel, be fiercer, make grievous, be ((ask a), be in, have, seem, would) hard(-en, (labour), -ly, thing), be sore, (be, make) stiff(-en, (-necked)).

Use: TWOT-2085 Verb

Grk Strong: G4642 G4642 G4642 G4645 G5246

    1) to be hard, be severe, be fierce, be harsh
    1a) (Qal)
    1a1) to be hard, be difficult
    1a2) to be hard, be severe
    1b) (Niphal)
    1b1) to be ill-treated
    1b2) to be hard pressed
    1c) (Piel) to have severe labour (of women)
    1d) (Hiphil)
    1d1) to make difficult, make difficulty
    1d2) to make severe, make burdensome
    1d3) to make hard, make stiff, make stubborn
    1d3a) of obstinacy (fig)
    1d4) to show stubbornness