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Lexicon :: Strong's H1272 - bāraḥ

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Strong’s Definitions

בָּרַח bârach, baw-rakh'; a primitive root; to bolt, i.e. figuratively, to flee suddenly:—chase (away); drive away, fain, flee (away), put to flight, make haste, reach, run away, shoot.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x

The KJV translates Strong's H1272 in the following manner: flee (52x), ...away (7x), chased (1x), fain 1 (inf. for emphasis), flight (1x), make haste (1x), reach (1x), shoot (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H1272 in the following manner: flee (52x), ...away (7x), chased (1x), fain 1 (inf. for emphasis), flight (1x), make haste (1x), reach (1x), shoot (1x).
  1. to go through, flee, run away, chase, drive away, put to flight, reach, shoot (extend), hurry away

    1. (Qal)

      1. to go, pass through

      2. to flee

      3. to hasten, come quickly

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to pass through

      2. to cause to flee, put to flight

      3. to drive away

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּרַח bârach, baw-rakh'; a primitive root; to bolt, i.e. figuratively, to flee suddenly:—chase (away); drive away, fain, flee (away), put to flight, make haste, reach, run away, shoot.
STRONGS H1272: Abbreviations
בָּרַח verb go through, flee (compare German durchgehen (Arabic بَرِحَ go away, withdraw, flee) —
Qal Perfect בָּרַח Genesis 31:22 + 9 times, בָּֽרְחוּ Job 9:25, בָּרָ֑חוּ Isaiah 22:3; Imperfect יִבְרַח Job 20:24, יִבְרָ֑ח Job 27:22; Nehemiah 6:11, וַיִּבְרַח Genesis 31:21 + 13 times; 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּבְרַח Genesis 16:6, אֶבְרָ֑ח Psalm 139:7, יִבְרְחוּ Jeremiah 52:7, וַיִּבְרְחוּ 2 Samuel 4:3 + 4 times, נִבְרָחָ֑ה 2 Samuel 15:14; Imperative בְּרַח Genesis 27:43 + 3 times, בִּרְחוּ Isaiah 48:20; Infinitive absolute בָּרוֺחַ Job 27:22; construct בְּרֹחַ 1 Samuel 23:6 + 3 times, בִּרוֺחַ Jonah 1:3; suffix בָּרְחִי 1 Kings 2:7, בָּרְחֲךָ Genesis 31:5, בָּרְחוֺ Genesis 35:7 + 2 times; —
1. go or pass though, of bar, לִבְרֹחַ⬩⬩⬩אֶת־הַבְּרִיחַ וַיַּעַשׂ Exodus 36:33 (P).
2. flee Genesis 31:20; Genesis 21:21; Genesis 31:22 (E) Exodus 14:5 (J) Judges 9:21; 1 Samuel 19:12, 18; 1 Samuel 22:17; 2 Samuel 13:34, 37, 38 (strike out Dr compare We) 2 Samuel 15:14; Isaiah 22:3; Jeremiah 4:29; Jeremiah 26:21; Jeremiah 39:4; Jeremiah 52:7; Nehemiah 6:11; figurative of days fleeing away Job 9:25; of man, like a shadow Job 14:2; with מִן flee from a place 1 Samuel 20:1; 2 Samuel 19:10; 9+ מֵעַל person) Isaiah 48:20, a weapon Job 20:24; a person, with מֵאֵת 1 Kings 11:23, usually with מִפְּנֵי Genesis 16:6, 8; Genesis 31:27; Genesis 35:1, 7; Exodus 2:15 (all J E) Judges 11:3; 2 Samuel 21:11; 1 Kings 2:7; 1 Kings 12:2 2 Chronicles 10:2; Psalm 3:1; Psalm 57:1 (titles) Psalm 139:7; Jonah 1:10; מִיַּד י׳ figurative Job 27:22; flee to, with accusative place 1 Samuel 27:4; 1 Kings 11:40; Hosea 12:13; with place & לְ Nehemiah 13:10; with place & ָ  ה locative Jonah 1:3; Jonah 4:2; 2 Samuel 4:3; with place & אֶל־ Numbers 24:11; Amos 7:12; with אֶל־ & person 1 Samuel 23:6; Genesis 27:43 (J) 1 Kings 2:39; 1 Kings 11:40; אַחֲרֵי & person 1 Samuel 22:20; flee, followed by infinitive 1 Kings 11:17; Daniel 10:7.
3. flee = hasten, come quickly Songs 8:14.
Hiph. Perfect הִבְרִיחוּ 1 Chronicles 8:13; Imperfect יַבְרִיחַ Proverbs 19:26; suffix יַבְרִיחֶנּוּ Job 41:20, וָאַבְרִחֵהוּ Nehemiah 13:28, וַיַּבְרִיחוּ 1 Chronicles 12:15; Participle מַבְרִחַ Exodus 26:28; —
1. pass through literal Exodus 26:28 (P) compare Qal.
2. cause to flee, put to flight, animal Job 41:20, men 1 Chronicles 8:18; 1 Chronicles 12:16; drive away Proverbs 19:16; Nehemiah 13:28 (followed by מֵעָלַי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:6; 16:6; 16:8; 21:21; 27:43; 27:43; 31:5; 31:20; 31:21; 31:22; 31:22; 31:27; 35:1; 35:7; 35:7


2:15; 14:5; 26:28; 26:28; 36:33




9:21; 11:3

1 Samuel

19:12; 19:18; 20:1; 22:17; 22:20; 23:6; 23:6; 27:4

2 Samuel

4:3; 4:3; 9; 13:34; 13:37; 13:38; 15:14; 15:14; 19:10; 21:11

1 Kings

2:7; 2:7; 2:39; 11:17; 11:23; 11:40; 11:40; 12:2

1 Chronicles

8:13; 8:18; 12:15; 12:16

2 Chronicles



6:11; 6:11; 13:10; 13:28; 13:28


9:25; 9:25; 14:2; 20:24; 20:24; 27:22; 27:22; 27:22; 41:20; 41:20


3:1; 57:1; 139:7; 139:7


19:16; 19:26

Song of Songs



22:3; 22:3; 48:20; 48:20


4:29; 26:21; 39:4; 52:7; 52:7








1:3; 1:3; 1:10; 4:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1272 matches the Hebrew בָּרַח (bāraḥ),
which occurs 65 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 16:6–Psa 139:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:6 - But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled H1272 from her face.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:8 - And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee H1272 from the face of my mistress Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee H1272 thou to Laban my brother to Haran;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:20 - And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled. H1272
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:21 - So he fled H1272 with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:22 - And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled. H1272
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:27 - Wherefore didst thou flee away H1272 secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:1 - And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest H1272 from the face of Esau thy brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:7 - And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled H1272 from the face of his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:15 - Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled H1272 from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:5 - And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: H1272 and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:28 - And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach H1272 from end to end.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:33 - And he made the middle bar to shoot H1272 through the boards from the one end to the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:11 - Therefore now flee H1272 thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:21 - And Jotham ran away, H1272 and fled, and went to Beer, and dwelt there, for fear of Abimelech his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:3 - Then Jephthah fled H1272 from his brethren, and dwelt in the land of Tob: and there were gathered vain men to Jephthah, and went out with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:12 - So Michal let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, H1272 and escaped.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:18 - So David fled, H1272 and escaped, and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done to him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:1 - And David fled H1272 from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:10 - And David arose, and fled H1272 that day for fear of Saul, and went to Achish the king of Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:17 - And the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, H1272 and did not shew it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:20 - And one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped, and fled H1272 after David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - And it came to pass, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled H1272 to David to Keilah, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:4 - And it was told Saul that David was fled H1272 to Gath: and he sought no more again for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:3 - And the Beerothites fled H1272 to Gittaim, and were sojourners there until this day.)
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:34 - But Absalom fled. H1272 And the young man that kept the watch lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came much people by the way of the hill side behind him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:37 - But Absalom fled, H1272 and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:38 - So Absalom fled, H1272 and went to Geshur, and was there three years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:14 - And David said unto all his servants that were with him at Jerusalem, Arise, and let us flee; H1272 for we shall not else escape from Absalom: make speed to depart, lest he overtake us suddenly, and bring evil upon us, and smite the city with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:9 - And all the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, The king saved us out of the hand of our enemies, and he delivered us out of the hand of the Philistines; and now he is fled H1272 out of the land for Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:7 - But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled H1272 because of Absalom thy brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:39 - And it came to pass at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away H1272 unto Achish son of Maachah king of Gath. And they told Shimei, saying, Behold, thy servants be in Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:17 - That Hadad fled, H1272 he and certain Edomites of his father's servants with him, to go into Egypt; Hadad being yet a little child.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:23 - And God stirred him up another adversary, Rezon the son of Eliadah, which fled H1272 from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:40 - Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam. And Jeroboam arose, and fled H1272 into Egypt, unto Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:2 - And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, heard of it, (for he was fled H1272 from the presence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam dwelt in Egypt;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:13 - Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away H1272 the inhabitants of Gath:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - These are they that went over Jordan in the first month, when it had overflown all his banks; and they put to flight H1272 all them of the valleys, both toward the east, and toward the west.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:2 - And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was in Egypt, whither he had fled H1272 from the presence of Solomon the king, heard it, that Jeroboam returned out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:11 - And I said, Should such a man as I flee? H1272 and who is there, that, being as I am, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:10 - And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled H1272 every one to his field.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:28 - And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was son in law to Sanballat the Horonite: therefore I chased H1272 him from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:25 - Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, H1272 they see no good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:2 - He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth H1272 also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:24 - He shall flee H1272 from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:22 - For God shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain H1272 flee H1272 out of his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:28 - The arrow cannot make him flee: H1272 slingstones are turned with him into stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:1 - [[A Psalm of David, when he fled H1272 from Absalom his son.]] LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled H1272 from Saul in the cave.]] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:7 - Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee H1272 from thy presence?

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