|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes.
2. (v. t.) To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz.
3. (v. t.) To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
4. (v. t.) To oppress or burden grievously.
5. (v. t.) To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
6. (v. i.) To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily.
7. (n.) A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
8. (n.) Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a reception.
Crush (50 Occurrences)
Matthew 21:44 He who falls on this stone will be severely hurt; but he on whom it falls will be utterly crushed." (Root in WEY BBE YLT RSV)
Mark 3:9 So He gave directions to His disciples to keep a small boat in constant attendance on Him because of the throng--to prevent their crushing Him. (Root in WEY BBE RSV)
Luke 8:45 And Jesus said, Who is it that touched me? And when all denied, Peter said, and they that were with him, Master, the multitudes press thee and crush 'thee'. (ASV)
Luke 20:18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but it will crush whomever it falls on to dust." (WEB WEY BBE YLT RSV NIV)
Romans 16:20 And the God of peace will quickly crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. (WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 3:15 And there will be war between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed: by him will your head be crushed and by you his foot will be wounded. (Root in BBE DBY NIV)
Exodus 15:6 Thy right hand, O Jehovah, Is become honourable in power; Thy right hand, O Jehovah, Doth crush an enemy. (YLT)
Exodus 22:21 And a sojourner thou dost not oppress, nor crush him, for sojourners ye have been in the land of Egypt. (YLT)
Numbers 24:8 God brings him out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild ox. He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, shall break their bones in pieces, and pierce them with his arrows. (See NAS)
Numbers 24:17 I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 33:11 Bless, Jehovah, his substance! And let the work of his hands please thee; Crush the loins of his adversaries, And of them that hate him, that they may never rise again! (DBY RSV)
Joshua 10:10 and Jehovah doth crush them before Israel, and it smiteth them -- a great smiting -- at Gibeon, and pursueth them the way of the ascent of Beth-Horon, and smiteth them unto Azekah, and unto Makkedah. (YLT)
Judges 10:8 And they oppressed and crushed the children of Israel that year; eighteen years oppressed they all the children of Israel that were beyond the Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead. (Root in JPS BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 22:30 For by you, I run against a troop. By my God, I leap over a wall. (See RSV)
2 Samuel 22:43 Then I beat them as small as the dust of the earth. I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad. (Root in WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV)
Esther 9:24 because Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, adversary of all the Jews, had devised concerning the Jews to destroy them, and had caused to fall Pur -- that 'is' the lot -- to crush them and to destroy them; (YLT RSV)
Job 6:9 even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Job 19:2 "How long will you torment me, and crush me with words? (WEB JPS BBE DBY NAS NIV)
Job 39:15 and forgets that the foot may crush them, or that the wild animal may trample them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 40:12 Look at everyone who is proud, and humble him. Crush the wicked in their place. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 2:9 Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a potter Thou dost crush them.' (YLT)
Psalms 18:29 For by you, I advance through a troop. By my God, I leap over a wall. (See RSV)
Psalms 68:21 The heads of the haters of God will be crushed; even the head of him who still goes on in his evil ways. (Root in BBE NIV)
Psalms 68:23 That you may crush them, dipping your foot in blood, that the tongues of your dogs may have their portion from your enemies." (WEB ASV)
Psalms 72:4 May he be a judge of the poor among the people, may he give salvation to the children of those who are in need; by him let the violent be crushed. (BBE JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 74:8 They said in their heart, "We will crush them completely." They have burned up all the places in the land where God was worshiped. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 74:14 The heads of the great snake were crushed by you; you gave them as food to the fishes of the sea. (BBE JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 89:10 Rahab was crushed by you like one wounded to death; with your strong arm you put to flight all your haters. (BBE DBY JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 89:23 I will have those who are against him broken before his face, and his haters will be crushed under my blows. (Root in BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 94:5 Your people are crushed by them, O Lord, your heritage is troubled, (BBE DBY JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 110:5 The Lord is at your right hand. He will crush kings in the day of his wrath. (WEB JPS NIV)
Psalms 110:6 He will judge among the nations. He will heap up dead bodies. He will crush the ruler of the whole earth. (WEB JPS NIV)
Proverbs 22:22 Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court; (WEB JPS BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 27:22 Even if a foolish man is crushed with a hammer in a vessel among crushed grain, still his foolish ways will not go from him. (Root in BBE NAS RSV)
Isaiah 3:15 What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies. (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 28:28 Is bread corn crushed? Nay, he will not ever be threshing it; and though the roller of his wagon and its sharp edges move noisily, he doth not crush it. (Root in JPS BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Isaiah 41:15 See, I will make you like a new grain-crushing instrument with teeth, crushing the mountains small, and making the hills like dry stems. (Root in BBE RSV NIV)
Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased Jehovah to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his'seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Jehovah shall prosper in his hand. (See JPS NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 17:18 Let them be disappointed who persecute me, but let not me be disappointed; let them be dismayed, but don't let me be dismayed; bring on them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 50:17 Israel is a hunted sheep; the lions have driven him away: first, the king of Assyria devoured him; and now at last Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has broken his bones. (See NIV)
Lamentations 1:15 The Lord has set at nothing all my mighty men in the midst of me; He has called a solemn assembly against me to crush my young men: The Lord has trodden as in a winepress the virgin daughter of Judah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Lamentations 3:34 To crush under foot all the prisoners of the earth, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Daniel 2:40 The fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron, because iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things; and as iron that crushes all these, shall it break in pieces and crush. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)
Daniel 2:44 In the days of those kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed, nor shall its sovereignty be left to another people; but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever. (See NAS NIV)
Daniel 7:23 This is what he said: The fourth beast is a fourth kingdom which will come on earth, different from all the kingdoms, and it will overcome all the earth, crushing it down and smashing it. (Root in BBE NAS NIV)
Amos 2:13 Behold, I will crush you in your place, as a cart crushes that is full of grain. (WEB BBE NIV)
Amos 4:1 Listen to this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who tell their husbands, "Bring us drinks!" (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Micah 6:15 You will sow, but won't reap. You will tread the olives, but won't anoint yourself with oil; and crush grapes, but won't drink the wine. (WEB BBE NIV)
Habakkuk 3:13 You went forth for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the land of wickedness. You stripped them head to foot. Selah. (Root in WEB RSV NIV)
Zechariah 11:6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land," says Yahweh; "but, behold, I will deliver the men everyone into his neighbor's hand, and into the hand of his king. They will strike the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them." (See RSV)