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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 the LORD let him alone. (At that time she said “bridegroom of blood,” referring to circumcision.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:8 - But require them to make the same number of bricks as before; don’t reduce the quota. They are lazy; that is why they are crying out, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:17 - Pharaoh said, “Lazy, that’s what you are—lazy! That is why you keep saying, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 - For the LORD your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon or destroy you or forget the covenant with your ancestors, which he confirmed to them by oath.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:14 - Let me alone, so that I may destroy them and blot out their name from under heaven. And I will make you into a nation stronger and more numerous than they.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:6 - Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:8 - The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:5 - No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 - The Gibeonites then sent word to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal: “Do not abandon your servants. Come up to us quickly and save us! Help us, because all the Amorite kings from the hill country have joined forces against us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:3 - So Joshua said to the Israelites: “How long will you wait before you begin to take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your ancestors, has given you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:3 - God gave Oreb and Zeeb, the Midianite leaders, into your hands. What was I able to do compared to you?” At this, their resentment against him subsided.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:37 - But grant me this one request,” she said. “Give me two months to roam the hills and weep with my friends, because I will never marry.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:9 - Then when the man, with his concubine and his servant, got up to leave, his father-in-law, the woman’s father, said, “Now look, it’s almost evening. Spend the night here; the day is nearly over. Stay and enjoy yourself. Early tomorrow morning you can get up and be on your way home.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 - The elders of Jabesh said to him, “Give us seven days so we can send messengers throughout Israel; if no one comes to rescue us, we will surrender to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:16 - “Enough!” Samuel said to Saul. “Let me tell you what the LORD said to me last night.” “Tell me,” Saul replied.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:1 - When Ish-Bosheth son of Saul heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he lost courage, and all Israel became alarmed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:16 - When the angel stretched out his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the LORD relented concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was afflicting the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the LORD was then at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:27 - When she reached the man of God at the mountain, she took hold of his feet. Gehazi came over to push her away, but the man of God said, “Leave her alone! She is in bitter distress, but the LORD has hidden it from me and has not told me why.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:15 - And God sent an angel to destroy Jerusalem. But as the angel was doing so, the LORD saw it and relented concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the LORD was then standing at the threshing floor of Araunah[fn] the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:20 - David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the LORD is finished.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:7 - But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:4 - Then the peoples around them set out to discourage the people of Judah and make them afraid to go on building.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:3 - so I sent messengers to them with this reply: “I am carrying on a great project and cannot go down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and go down to you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:9 - They were all trying to frighten us, thinking, “Their hands will get too weak for the work, and it will not be completed.” But I prayed, “Now strengthen my hands.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:19 - Will you never look away from me, or let me alone even for an instant?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 - He pours contempt on nobles and disarms the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - I will maintain my innocence and never let go of it; my conscience will not reproach me as long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:8 - Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:10 - He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:8 - The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever— do not abandon the works of your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:9 - One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:10 - If you falter in a time of trouble, how small is your strength!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 - Scarcely had I passed them when I found the one my heart loves. I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother’s house, to the room of the one who conceived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore, as tongues of fire lick up straw and as dry grass sinks down in the flames, so their roots will decay and their flowers blow away like dust; for they have rejected the law of the LORD Almighty and spurned the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:7 - Because of this, all hands will go limp, every heart will melt with fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:24 - We have heard reports about them, and our hands hang limp. Anguish has gripped us, pain like that of a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:4 - Then the officials said to the king, “This man should be put to death. He is discouraging the soldiers who are left in this city, as well as all the people, by the things he is saying to them. This man is not seeking the good of these people but their ruin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:24 - Damascus has become feeble, she has turned to flee and panic has gripped her; anguish and pain have seized her, pain like that of a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:43 - The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and his hands hang limp. Anguish has gripped him, pain like that of a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:24 - When the creatures moved, I heard the sound of their wings, like the roar of rushing waters, like the voice of the Almighty,[fn] like the tumult of an army. When they stood still, they lowered their wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:25 - Then there came a voice from above the vault over their heads as they stood with lowered wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:17 - Every hand will go limp; every leg will be wet with urine.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 - And when they ask you, ‘Why are you groaning?’ you shall say, ‘Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt with fear and every hand go limp; every spirit will become faint and every leg will be wet with urine.’ It is coming! It will surely take place, declares the Sovereign LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:16 - On that day they will say to Jerusalem, “Do not fear, Zion; do not let your hands hang limp.
 
 
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