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Lexicon :: Strong's H7503 - raphah

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רָפָה
Transliteration
raphah
Pronunciation
rä·fä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2198

Strong’s Definitions

רָפָה râphâh, raw-faw'; a primitive root; to slacken (in many applications, literal or figurative):—abate, cease, consume, draw (toward evening), fail, (be) faint, be (wax) feeble, forsake, idle, leave, let alone (go, down), (be) slack, stay, be still, be slothful, (be) weak(-en). See H7495.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H7503 in the following manner: feeble (6x), fail (4x), weaken (4x), go (4x), alone (4x), idle (3x), stay (3x), slack (3x), faint (2x), forsake (2x), abated (1x), cease (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H7503 in the following manner: feeble (6x), fail (4x), weaken (4x), go (4x), alone (4x), idle (3x), stay (3x), slack (3x), faint (2x), forsake (2x), abated (1x), cease (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to sink, relax, sink down, let drop, be disheartened

    1. (Qal)

      1. to sink down

      2. to sink, drop

      3. to sink, relax, abate

      4. to relax, withdraw

    2. (Niphal) idle (participle)

    3. (Piel) to let drop

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to let drop, abandon, relax, refrain, forsake

      2. to let go

      3. to refrain, let alone

      4. to be quiet

    5. (Hithpael) to show oneself slack

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָפָה râphâh, raw-faw'; a primitive root; to slacken (in many applications, literal or figurative):—abate, cease, consume, draw (toward evening), fail, (be) faint, be (wax) feeble, forsake, idle, leave, let alone (go, down), (be) slack, stay, be still, be slothful, (be) weak(-en). See H7495.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7503 matches the Hebrew רָפָה (raphah),
which occurs 64 times in 45 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:26 -

So he let him alone. At that time she said, “You are a bridegroom of blood,” referring to the circumcision.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:8 -

“But require the same quota of bricks from them as they were making before; do not reduce it. For they are slackers ​— ​that is why they are crying out, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:17 -

But he said, “You are slackers. Slackers! That is why you are saying, ‘Let us go sacrifice to the LORD.’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 -

“He will not leave you, destroy you, or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them by oath, because the LORD your God is a compassionate God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:14 -

“Leave me alone, and I will destroy them and blot out their name under heaven. Then I will make you into a nation stronger and more numerous than they.’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:6 -

“Be strong and courageous; don’t be terrified or afraid of them. For the LORD your God is the one who will go with you; he will not leave you or abandon you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:8 -

“The LORD is the one who will go before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or abandon you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:5 -

“No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. I will be with you, just as I was with Moses. I will not leave you or abandon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 -

Then the men of Gibeon sent word to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal: “Don’t give up on[fn] your servants. Come quickly and save us! Help us, for all the Amorite kings living in the hill country have joined forces against us.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:3 -

So Joshua asked the Israelites, “How long will you delay going out to take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, gave you?

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:3 -

“God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. What was I able to do compared to you? ” When he said this, their anger against him subsided.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:37 -

She also said to her father, “Let me do this one thing: Let me wander two months through the mountains with my friends and mourn my virginity.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:9 -

The man got up to go with his concubine and his servant, when his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Look, night is coming. Please spend the night. See, the day is almost over. Spend the night here, enjoy yourself, then you can get up early tomorrow for your journey and go home.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 -

“Don’t do anything to us for seven days,” the elders of Jabesh said to him, “and let us send messengers throughout the territory of Israel. If no one saves us, we will surrender to you.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:16 -

“Stop! ” exclaimed Samuel. “Let me tell you what the LORD said to me last night.”

“Tell me,” he replied.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:1 -

When Saul’s son Ish-bosheth heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he gave up,[fn] and all Israel was dismayed.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:16 -

Then the angel extended his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, but the LORD relented concerning the destruction and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “Enough, withdraw your hand now! ” The angel of the LORD was then at the threshing floor of Araunah[fn] the Jebusite.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:27 -

When she came up to the man of God at the mountain, she clung to his feet. Gehazi came to push her away, but the man of God said, “Leave her alone ​— ​she is in severe anguish, and the LORD has hidden it from me. He hasn’t told me.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:15 -

Then God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, but when the angel was about to destroy the city,[fn] the LORD looked, relented concerning the destruction, and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “Enough, withdraw your hand now! ” The angel of the LORD was then standing at the threshing floor of Ornan[fn] the Jebusite.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:20 -

Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He won’t leave you or abandon you until all the work for the service of the LORD’s house is finished.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:7 -

“But as for you, be strong; don’t give up,[fn] for your work has a reward.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:4 -

Then the people who were already in the land[fn] discouraged[fn] the people of Judah and made them afraid to build.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:3 -

So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing important work and cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you? ”

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:9 -

For they were all trying to intimidate us, saying, “They will drop their hands from[fn] the work, and it will never be finished.”

But now, my God, strengthen my hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:19 -

Will you ever look away from me,

or leave me alone long enough to swallow?[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 -

He pours out contempt on nobles

and disarms[fn] the strong.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 -

I will cling to my righteousness and never let it go.

My conscience will not accuse me as long as I live!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:8 -

Refrain from anger and give up your rage;

do not be agitated ​— ​it can only bring harm.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:10 -

“Stop your fighting, and know that I am God,

exalted among the nations, exalted on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:8 -

The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me.

LORD, your faithful love endures forever;

do not abandon the work of your hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 -

Hold on to instruction; don’t let go.

Guard it, for it is your life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:9 -

The one who is lazy in his work

is brother to a vandal.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:10 -

If you do nothing in a difficult time,

your strength is limited.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 -

I had just passed them

when I found the one I love.

I held on to him and would not let him go

until I brought him to my mother’s house —

to the chamber of the one who conceived me.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 -

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw

and as dry grass shrivels in the flame,

so their roots will become like something rotten

and their blossoms will blow away like dust,

for they have rejected

the instruction of the LORD of Armies,

and they have despised

the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:7 -

Therefore everyone’s hands will become weak,

and every man will lose heart.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:24 -

We have heard about it,

and our hands have become weak.

Distress has seized us —

pain, like a woman in labor.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:4 -

The officials then said to the king, “This man ought to die, because he is weakening the morale[fn] of the warriors who remain in this city and of all the people by speaking to them in this way. This man is not pursuing the welfare of this people, but their harm.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:24 -

Damascus has become weak;

she has turned to run;

panic has gripped her.

Distress and labor pains have seized her

like a woman in labor.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:43 -

The king of Babylon has heard about them;

his hands have become weak.

Distress has seized him —

pain, like a woman in labor.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:24 -

When they moved, I heard the sound of their wings like the roar of a huge torrent, like the voice of the Almighty, and a sound of tumult like the noise of an army. When they stopped, they lowered their wings.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:25 -

A voice came from above the expanse over their heads; when they stopped, they lowered their wings.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:17 -

All their hands will become weak,

and all their knees will run with urine.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 -

“And when they ask you, ‘Why are you groaning? ’ then say, ‘Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt, and every hand will become weak. Every spirit will be discouraged, and all knees will run with urine.[fn] Yes, it is coming and it will happen. This is the declaration of the Lord GOD.’ ”

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:16 -

On that day it will be said to Jerusalem:

“Do not fear;

Zion, do not let your hands grow weak.

 
 
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