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Lexicon :: Strong's H7489 - ra`a`


rä·ah' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2191,2192

KJV Translation Count — Total: 83x
The KJV translates Strongs H7489 in the following manner: evil (20x), evildoer (10x), hurt (7x), wickedly (5x), worse (5x), afflict (5x), wicked (4x), break (3x), doer (3x), ill (3x), harm (3x), displease (2x), misc (13x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to be bad, be evil

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be displeasing

      2. to be sad

      3. to be injurious, be evil

      4. to be wicked, be evil (ethically)

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to do an injury or hurt

      2. to do evil or wickedly

      3. mischief (participle)

  2. to break, shatter

    1. (Qal)

      1. to break

      2. broken (participle)

      3. to be broken

    2. (Hithpolel) to be broken, be broken in pieces, be broken asunder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָעַע râʻaʻ, raw-ah'; a primitive root; properly, to spoil (literally, by breaking to pieces); figuratively, to make (or be) good for nothing, i.e. bad (physically, socially or morally):—afflict, associate selves (by mistake for 7462), break (down, in pieces), displease, (be, bring, do) evil (doer, entreat, man), show self friendly (by mistake for 7462), do harm, (do) hurt, (behave self, deal) ill, × indeed, do mischief, punish, still, vex, (do) wicked (doer, -ly), be (deal, do) worse.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H7489 matches the Hebrew רָעַע (ra`a`),
which occurs 83 times in 80 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Gen 19:7–Pro 24:8)

Tools specific to Gen 19:7

Gen 19:7

And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly. H7489

Tools specific to Gen 19:9

Gen 19:9

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse H7489 with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

Tools specific to Gen 31:7

Gen 31:7

And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt H7489 me.

Tools specific to Gen 43:6

Gen 43:6

And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill H7489 with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother?

Tools specific to Gen 44:5

Gen 44:5

Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil H7489 in so doing.

Tools specific to Exo 5:22

Exo 5:22

And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou so evil entreated H7489 this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?

Tools specific to Exo 5:23

Exo 5:23

For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he hath done evil H7489 to this people; neither hast thou delivered thy people at all.

Tools specific to Lev 5:4

Lev 5:4

Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, H7489 or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Tools specific to Num 11:10

Num 11:10

Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased. H7489

Tools specific to Num 11:11

Num 11:11

And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted H7489 thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

Tools specific to Num 16:15

Num 16:15

And Moses was very wroth, and said unto the LORD, Respect not thou their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, neither have I hurt H7489 one of them.

Tools specific to Num 20:15

Num 20:15

How our fathers went down into Egypt, and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time; and the Egyptians vexed H7489 us, and our fathers:

Tools specific to Num 22:34

Num 22:34

And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, H7489 I will get me back again.

Tools specific to Deu 15:9

Deu 15:9

Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil H7489 against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

Tools specific to Deu 26:6

Deu 26:6

And the Egyptians evil entreated H7489 us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

Tools specific to Jos 24:15

Jos 24:15

And if it seem evil H7489 unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Tools specific to Jos 24:20

Jos 24:20

If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, H7489 and consume you, after that he hath done you good.

Tools specific to Jdg 19:23

Jdg 19:23

And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, and said unto them, Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray you, do not so wickedly; H7489 seeing that this man is come into mine house, do not this folly.

Tools specific to Rth 1:21

Rth 1:21

I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted H7489 me?

Tools specific to 1Sa 12:25

1Sa 12:25

But if ye shall still H7489 do wickedly, H7489 ye shall be consumed, both ye and your king.

Tools specific to 1Sa 25:34

1Sa 25:34

For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, which hath kept me back from hurting H7489 thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.

Tools specific to 1Sa 26:21

1Sa 26:21

Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, H7489 because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.

Tools specific to 2Sa 19:7

2Sa 19:7

Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the LORD, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse H7489 unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth until now.

Tools specific to 1Ki 14:9

1Ki 14:9

But hast done evil H7489 above all that were before thee: for thou hast gone and made thee other gods, and molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast me behind thy back:

Tools specific to 1Ki 16:25

1Ki 16:25

But Omri wrought evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse H7489 than all that were before him.

Tools specific to 1Ki 17:20

1Ki 17:20

And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil H7489 upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son?

Tools specific to 2Ki 21:11

2Ki 21:11

Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done these abominations, and hath done wickedly H7489 above all that the Amorites did, which were before him, and hath made Judah also to sin with his idols:

Tools specific to 1Ch 16:22

1Ch 16:22

Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. H7489

Tools specific to 1Ch 21:17

1Ch 21:17

And David said unto God, Is it not I that commanded the people to be numbered? even I it is that have sinned and done evil H7489 indeed; H7489 but as for these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, O LORD my God, be on me, and on my father's house; but not on thy people, that they should be plagued.

Tools specific to Job 8:20

Job 8:20

Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers: H7489

Tools specific to Job 34:24

Job 34:24

He shall break in pieces H7489 mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.

Tools specific to Psa 2:9

Psa 2:9

Thou shalt break H7489 them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Tools specific to Psa 15:4

Psa 15:4

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, H7489 and changeth not.

Tools specific to Psa 22:16

Psa 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked H7489 have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Tools specific to Psa 26:5

Psa 26:5

I have hated the congregation of evil doers; H7489 and will not sit with the wicked.

Tools specific to Psa 27:2

Psa 27:2

When the wicked, H7489 even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Tools specific to Psa 37:1

Psa 37:1

[[A Psalm of David.]] Fret not thyself because of evildoers, H7489 neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

Tools specific to Psa 37:8

Psa 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. H7489

Tools specific to Psa 37:9

Psa 37:9

For evildoers H7489 shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Tools specific to Psa 44:2

Psa 44:2

How thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them; how thou didst afflict H7489 the people, and cast them out.

Tools specific to Psa 64:2

Psa 64:2

Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; H7489 from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

Tools specific to Psa 74:3

Psa 74:3

Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy hath done wickedly H7489 in the sanctuary.

Tools specific to Psa 92:11

Psa 92:11

Mine eye also shall see my desire on mine enemies, and mine ears shall hear my desire of the wicked H7489 that rise up against me.

Tools specific to Psa 94:16

Psa 94:16

Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? H7489 or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Tools specific to Psa 105:15

Psa 105:15

Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. H7489

Tools specific to Psa 119:115

Psa 119:115

Depart from me, ye evildoers: H7489 for I will keep the commandments of my God.

Tools specific to Pro 4:16

Pro 4:16

For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; H7489 and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Tools specific to Pro 17:4

Pro 17:4

A wicked doer H7489 giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.

Tools specific to Pro 18:24

Pro 18:24

A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: H7489 and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Tools specific to Pro 24:8

Pro 24:8

He that deviseth to do evil H7489 shall be called a mischievous person.

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1. Gen 19:7–Pro 24:8

2. Pro 24:18–Zec 8:14

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