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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 46 times in 45 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:26 - So He let him go. Then she said, “You are a husband of blood!”—because of the circumcision.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:8 - “And you shall lay on them the quota of bricks which they made before. You shall not reduce it. For they are idle; therefore they cry out, saying, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:17 - But he said, “You are idle! Idle! Therefore you say, ‘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 forsake you nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which He swore to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:14 - ‘Let Me alone, that I may destroy them and blot out their name from under heaven; and I will make of you a nation mightier and greater than they.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:6 - “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:8 - “And the LORD, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:5 - “No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 - And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua at the camp at Gilgal, saying, “Do not forsake your servants; come up to us quickly, save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the mountains have gathered together against us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:3 - Then Joshua said to the children of Israel: “How long will you neglect to go and possess the land which the LORD God of your fathers has given you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:3 - “God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb. And what was I able to do in comparison with you?” Then their anger toward him subsided when he said that.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:37 - Then she said to her father, “Let this thing be done for me: let me alone for two months, that I may go and wander on the mountains and bewail my virginity, my friends and I.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:9 - And when the man stood to depart—he and his concubine and his servant—his father-in-law, the young woman’s father, said to him, “Look, the day is now drawing toward evening; please spend the night. See, the day is coming to an end; lodge here, that your heart may be merry. Tomorrow go your way early, so that you may get home.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 - Then the elders of Jabesh said to him, “Hold off for seven days, that we may send messengers to all the territory of Israel. And then, if there is no one to save us, we will come out to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:16 - Then Samuel said to Saul, “Be quiet! And I will tell you what the LORD said to me last night.” And he said to him, “Speak on.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:1 - When Saul’s son[fn] heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he lost heart, and all Israel was troubled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:16 - And when the angel[fn] stretched out His hand over Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD relented from the destruction, and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “It is enough; now restrain your hand.” And the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah[fn] the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:27 - Now when she came to the man of God at the hill, she caught him by the feet, but Gehazi came near to push her away. But the man of God said, “Let her alone; for her soul is in deep distress, and the LORD has hidden it from me, and has not told me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:15 - And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it. As he[fn] was destroying, the LORD looked and relented of the disaster, and said to the angel who was destroying, “It is enough; now restrain your[fn] hand.” And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshing floor of Ornan[fn] the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:20 - And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:7 - “But you, be strong and do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:4 - Then the people of the land tried to discourage the people of Judah. They troubled them in building,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:3 - So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:9 - For they all were trying to make us afraid, saying, “Their hands will be weakened in the work, and it will not be done.” Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:19 - How long?
Will You not look away from me,
And let me alone till I swallow my saliva?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 - He pours contempt on princes,
And disarms the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go;
My heart shall not reproach me as long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:8 - Cease from anger, and forsake wrath;
Do not fret—it only causes harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:10 - 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 perfect that which concerns me;
Your mercy, O LORD, endures forever;
Do not forsake the works of Your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go;
Keep her, for she is your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:9 - He who is slothful in his work
Is a brother to him who is a great destroyer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:10 - If you faint in the day of adversity,
Your strength is small.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 - Scarcely had I passed by them,
When I found the one I love.
I held him and would not let him go,
Until I had brought him to the house of my mother,
And into the chamber of her who conceived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore, as the fire devours the stubble,
And the flame consumes the chaff,
So their root will be as rottenness,
And their blossom will ascend like dust;
Because they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts,
And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:7 - Therefore all hands will be limp,
Every man’s heart will melt,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:24 - We have heard the report of it;
Our hands grow feeble.
Anguish has taken hold of us,
Pain as of a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:4 - Therefore the princes said to the king, “Please, let this man be put to death, for thus he weakens the hands of the men of war who remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, by speaking such words to them. For this man does not seek the welfare of this people, but their harm.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:24 - Damascus has grown feeble;
She turns to flee,
And fear has seized her.
Anguish and sorrows have taken her like a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:43 - “The king of Babylon has heard the report about them,
And his hands grow feeble;
Anguish has taken hold of him,
Pangs as of a woman in childbirth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:24 - When they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of many waters, like the voice of the Almighty, a tumult like the noise of an army; and when they stood still, they let down their wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:25 - A voice came from above the firmament that was over their heads; whenever they stood, they let down their wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:17 - Every hand will be feeble,
And every knee will be as weak as water.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 - “And it shall be when they say to you, ‘Why are you sighing?’ that you shall answer, ‘Because of the news; when it comes, every heart will melt, all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint, and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it is coming and shall be brought to pass,’ says the Lord GOD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:16 - In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem:
“Do not fear;
Zion, let not your hands be weak.
 
 
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