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Lexicon :: Strong's H2026 - hāraḡ

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Strong’s Definitions

הָרַג hârag, haw-rag'; a primitive root; to smite with deadly intent:—destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), × surely.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 167x

The KJV translates Strong's H2026 in the following manner: slay (100x), kill (24x), kill... (3x), murderer (2x), destroyed (1x), murder (1x), out of hand (1x), made (1x), put (1x), slain (31x), slayer (1x), surely (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 167x
The KJV translates Strong's H2026 in the following manner: slay (100x), kill (24x), kill... (3x), murderer (2x), destroyed (1x), murder (1x), out of hand (1x), made (1x), put (1x), slain (31x), slayer (1x), surely (1x).
  1. to kill, slay, murder, destroy, murderer, slayer, out of hand

    1. (Qal)

      1. to kill, slay

      2. to destroy, ruin

    2. (Niphal) to be killed

    3. (Pual) to be killed, be slain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָרַג hârag, haw-rag'; a primitive root; to smite with deadly intent:—destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), × surely.
STRONGS H2026: Abbreviations
הָרַג verb kill, slay (Late Hebrew id., ואהרג MI)1st person singular Imperfect consecutive); Arabic هَرَجَ fall into war, conflict, disorder, slaughter; Sabean הרג fight Os4, l. 17, kill SabDenkm24. 25) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ה׳ Judges 9:24 + 4 times, הָרָ֑ג 2 Samuel 14:7 + 2 times, וְהָרַג consecutive Isaiah 27:1; suffix וַהֲרָגָ֑נִי consecutive 1 Samuel 16:2 + 2 times; הֲרָגוֺ Genesis 4:25; etc.; Imperfect יַהֲרֹג Psalm 10:8 + 4 times; יַהֲרָגֿ Job 5:2; וַיַּהֲרֹג Exodus 13:15 + 14 times; suffix יַהַרְגֵנִי Genesis 4:14; 1st person singular אֶהֱרוֺג Amos 2:3, אֶהֱרֹג Amos 9:1; cohortative וְאַהַרְגָה Genesis 27:41; suffix וָאֶהֶרְגֵהוּ 2 Samuel 4:10; 2 Kings 10:9; 3rd person masculine plural יַהֲרֹ֑גוּ Psalm 94:6; Ezekiel 23:47; וַיַּהַרְגוּ Genesis 34:25 + 4 times; suffix יַהַרְגֻנִי Genesis 26:7, etc.; Imperative הֲרֹג Judges 8:20; suffix הָרְגֵנִי Numbers 11:15; plural הִרְגוּ Numbers 25:5 + 2 times; הֲרֹ֑גוּ Numbers 31:17; Infinitive absolute הָרֹג Numbers 11:15 + 2 times; הָרוֺג Esther 9:16; construct הֲרֹג Exodus 2:15 + 11 times; הֲרוֺג Ecclesiastes 3:8; Esther 7:4; suffix הָרְגֵנִי Exodus 2:14; הָרְגֵנוּ Exodus 5:21; הֲרָגְךָ 1 Samuel 24:11; הָרְגֶ֑ךָ Genesis 27:42 + 2 times; הָרְגוֺ Exodus 21:14; Participle active הֹרֵג Genesis 4:15 + 4 times; הוֺרֵג Ezekiel 21:16; הֹרְגֶ֑ךָ Ezekiel 28:9; הֹרְגִים Jeremiah 4:31; 2 Kings 17:25; passive הֲרוּגִים Isaiah 10:4 + 2 times; הֲרֻגִים Isaiah 14:19; construct הֲרֻגֵי Jeremiah 18:21; הֲרוּגָיו Isaiah 27:7; הֲרוּגֶיהָ Isaiah 26:21; הֲרֻגֶיהָ Proverbs 7:26; —
a. kill, slay, implying ruthless violence, especially private violence Genesis 4:8, 14, 15, 23, 25; Genesis 12:12 (all J), Genesis 20:11 (E) Genesis 26:7; Genesis 27:41, 42; Genesis 34:25, 26; Genesis 37:20, 26 (all J), Genesis 49:6 (poem in J), Exodus 2:14 (twice in verse); Exodus 2:15 (E), Exodus 5:21 (J) Exodus 21:14; Exodus 23:7 (both J E), Numbers 31:19 (P) Judges 9:5, 18, 24 (twice in verse); Judges 9:56; Judges 16:2; Judges 20:5; 1 Samuel 16:2; 1 Samuel 22:21; 1 Samuel 24:11; 1 Samuel 24:12; 1 Samuel 24:18; 2 Samuel 3:30; 2 Samuel 4:10, 11, 12; 2 Samuel 12:9; 2 Samuel 14:7; 2 Samuel 23:21; 1 Kings 2:5, 32; 1 Kings 18:12, 13, 14; 1 Kings 19:1, 10, 14; 2 Kings 9:31; 2 Kings 10:9; 1 Chronicles 7:21; 1 Chronicles 11:23; 2 Chronicles 21:4, 13; 22:8; 24:23, 25; 25:3; Nehemiah 4:5; Nehemiah 6:10 (twice in verse); Zechariah 11:5; Psalm 10:8; Psalm 94:6 (|| רִצֵּחַ); compare Judges 8:18, 19, 20, 21; Judges 9:54; 1 Kings 12:27; Isaiah 14:20; 2 Chronicles 22:1; Nehemiah 9:26; so of massacre of Jews planned by Haman Esther 3:13; Esther 7:4 (both לְהַשְׁמִיד לַהֲרֹג וּלְאַבֵּד), and of slaughter of Jews' enemies in defence and revenge Esther 8:11 (same combination) Esther 9:6, 10, 12, 15, 16 compare Esther 9:11 (passive participle the slain).
b. hence of wholesale slaughter after battle Numbers 31:7, 8 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:17 (twice in verse) (all P), Joshua 8:24; Joshua 10:11 (both J E), Joshua 13:22 (P), Judges 7:25 (twice in verse); Judges 8:17; Judges 9:45; 2 Samuel 10:18; 1 Kings 9:16; 1 Kings 11:24; 2 Kings 8:12; 1 Chronicles 19:18; 2 Chronicles 28:6, 7, 9; 36:17; Ezekiel 26:8, 11, compare Judges 9:26; passive participle the slain Isaiah 10:4; Isaiah 14:19 compare Ezekiel 23:10, 47; Ezekiel 37:9; Jeremiah 18:21 הֲרֻגֵי מָוֶת (|| מֻכֵּיחֶֿרֶב); further Hosea 9:13; Habakkuk 1:17; Jeremiah 4:31; Ezekiel 21:16; Ezekiel 28:9; also of slaughter in a revolt 2 Kings 11:8 2 Chronicles 23:17.
2. of God's slaying in judgment (stern and inscrutable), Genesis 20:4 (E), Exodus 4:23; Exodus 13:15; Exodus 22:23 (all J E), Amos 2:3; Amos 4:10; Amos 9:1, 4; Lamentations 2:4, 21; Lamentations 3:43; Psalm 59:12; Psalm 78:31; Psalm 78:34; Psalm 135:10; Psalm 136:18 compare Numbers 11:15 (twice in verse) (JE), Numbers 22:33 (J), Isaiah 14:30, 26:21 (passive the slain, so Isaiah 27:7), Jeremiah 15:3; figurative הֲרַגְתִּים בְּאִמְרֵיפִֿ֑י Hosea 6:5 (|| בַּנְּבִיאִים חָצַבְתִּי).
3. rarely of judicial killing by men (at God's command), Exodus 32:27 (JE), Leviticus 20:15, 16 (H), Numbers 25:5 (JE), Deuteronomy 13:10 (twice in verse) compare Ezekiel 9:6 תַּהַרְגוּ לְמַשְׁחִית.
4. of killing beasts, Numbers 22:29 (J; Balaam's ass), Leviticus 20:15 compare above, Isaiah 22:13 (oxen; || שָׁחֹט), הִתַּנִּין אֲשֶׁר בַּיָּ֑ם Isaiah 27:1; also of killing vines, by hail Psalm 78:47.
5. of killing by beasts: lions 2 Kings 17:25, viper Job 20:16.
6. quite general is עֵת לַהֲרוֺג וְעֵת לִרְפּוֹא Ecclesiastes 3:3.
7. destroy, ruin לֶאֱוִיל יַהֲרָגכָּֿ֑עַשׂ וּפֹתֶה תָּמִית קִנְאָה Job 5:2; מְשׁוּבַת תְּאַבְּדֵם כְּסִילִים וְשַׁלְוַת תַּהַרְגֵם פְּתָיִם Proverbs 1:32; also of those ruined by shameless woman Proverbs 7:26. — Regular construction is with accusative; object sometimes omitted, as Lamentations 2:21; used absolute Hosea 9:13; Jeremiah 4:31; Jeremiah 15:3; Lamentations 3:43; Ezekiel 21:16; Ecclesiastes 3:3; followed by בְּ slay among, i.e. some of, 2 Kings 17:25; 2 Chronicles 28:6, 9; Psalm 78:31; followed by מִן (part of), + accusative, 1 Chronicles 19:18; followed by direct object with לְ 2 Samuel 3:30; Job 5:2; Psalm 135:11 = Psalm 136:19; Psalm 136:20 (but in last 3 first object is accusative).
Niph. Imperfect
1. passive of Qal 1 a, יֵהָרֵג Lamentations 2:20 shall priest and prophet be slain in the sanctuary?
2. passive of Qal 1 b, 3rd person feminine plural תֵּהָרַגְנָה Ezekiel 26:6; also Ezekiel 26:15 בֵּהָרֵג הֶרֶג)= בְּהֵהָרֵג), but Greek Version of the LXX Co בַּהֲרֹג חֶרֶב.
Pu. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֹרָ֑ג Isaiah 27:7 be slain (passive of Qal 1 b); compare1st person plural הֹרַגְנוּ Psalm 44:23 (|| נֶחְשַׁבְּנוּ כְּצאֹן טִבְחָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:8; 4:14; 4:14; 4:15; 4:15; 4:23; 4:25; 4:25; 12:12; 20:4; 20:11; 26:7; 26:7; 27:41; 27:41; 27:42; 27:42; 34:25; 34:25; 34:26; 37:20; 37:26; 49:6


2:14; 2:14; 2:15; 2:15; 4:23; 5:21; 5:21; 13:15; 13:15; 21:14; 21:14; 22:23; 23:7; 32:27


20:15; 20:15; 20:16


11:15; 11:15; 11:15; 22:29; 22:33; 25:5; 25:5; 31:7; 31:8; 31:17; 31:17; 31:19




8:24; 10:11; 13:22


7:25; 8:17; 8:18; 8:19; 8:20; 8:20; 8:21; 9:5; 9:18; 9:24; 9:24; 9:26; 9:45; 9:54; 9:56; 16:2; 20:5

1 Samuel

16:2; 16:2; 22:21; 24:11; 24:11; 24:12; 24:18

2 Samuel

3:30; 3:30; 4:10; 4:10; 4:11; 4:12; 10:18; 12:9; 14:7; 14:7; 23:21

1 Kings

2:5; 2:32; 9:16; 11:24; 12:27; 18:12; 18:13; 18:14; 19:1; 19:10; 19:14

2 Kings

8:12; 9:31; 10:9; 10:9; 11:8; 17:25; 17:25; 17:25

1 Chronicles

7:21; 11:23; 19:18; 19:18

2 Chronicles

21:4; 21:13; 22:1; 22:8; 23:17; 24:23; 24:25; 25:3; 28:6; 28:6; 28:7; 28:9; 28:9; 36:17


4:5; 6:10; 9:26


3:13; 7:4; 7:4; 8:11; 9:6; 9:10; 9:11; 9:12; 9:15; 9:16; 9:16


5:2; 5:2; 5:2; 20:16


10:8; 10:8; 44:23; 59:12; 78:31; 78:31; 78:34; 78:47; 94:6; 94:6; 135:10; 135:11; 136:18; 136:19; 136:20


1:32; 7:26; 7:26


3:3; 3:3; 3:8


10:4; 10:4; 14:19; 14:19; 14:20; 14:30; 22:13; 26:21; 26:21; 27:1; 27:1; 27:7; 27:7; 27:7


4:31; 4:31; 4:31; 15:3; 15:3; 18:21; 18:21


2:4; 2:20; 2:21; 2:21; 3:43; 3:43


9:6; 21:16; 21:16; 21:16; 23:10; 23:47; 23:47; 26:6; 26:8; 26:11; 26:15; 28:9; 28:9; 37:9


6:5; 9:13; 9:13


2:3; 2:3; 4:10; 9:1; 9:1; 9:4





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2026 matches the Hebrew הָרַג (hāraḡ),
which occurs 167 times in 158 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 4:8–Jdg 9:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:8 - And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him. H2026
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:14 - Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me. H2026
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth H2026 Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain H2026 a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. H2026
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:12 - Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill H2026 me, but they will save thee alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay H2026 also a righteous nation?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me H2026 for my wife's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:7 - And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill H2026 me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 - And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay H2026 my brother Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill H2026 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:25 - And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew H2026 all the males.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:26 - And they slew H2026 Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now therefore, and let us slay H2026 him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:26 - And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay H2026 our brother, and conceal his blood?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew H2026 a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:14 - And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendest thou to kill H2026 me, as thou killedst H2026 the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:15 - Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay H2026 Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:23 - And I say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay H2026 thy son, even thy firstborn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:21 - And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay H2026 us.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:15 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew H2026 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the firstborn of my children I redeem.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:14 - But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay H2026 him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:24 - And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill H2026 you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay H2026 thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay H2026 them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:27 - And he said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay H2026 every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:15 - And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay H2026 the beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:16 - And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill H2026 the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:15 - And if thou deal thus with me, kill H2026 me, I pray thee, out of hand, H2026 if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:29 - And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I kill H2026 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:33 - And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I had slain H2026 thee, and saved her alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:5 - And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay H2026 ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:7 - And they warred against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew H2026 all the males.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:8 - And they slew H2026 the kings of Midian, beside the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew H2026 with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:17 - Now therefore kill H2026 every male among the little ones, and kill H2026 every woman that hath known man by lying with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:19 - And do ye abide without the camp seven days: whosoever hath killed H2026 any person, and whosoever hath touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:9 - But thou shalt surely H2026 kill H2026 him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:24 - And it came to pass, when Israel had made an end of slaying H2026 all the inhabitants of Ai in the field, in the wilderness wherein they chased them, and when they were all fallen on the edge of the sword, until they were consumed, that all the Israelites returned unto Ai, and smote it with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:26 - And so did he unto them, and delivered them out of the hand of the children of Israel, that they slew H2026 them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew H2026 with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:22 - Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the children of Israel slay H2026 with the sword among them that were slain by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew H2026 Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew H2026 at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:17 - And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew H2026 the men of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:18 - Then said he unto Zebah and Zalmunna, What manner of men were they whom ye slew H2026 at Tabor? And they answered, As thou art, so were they; each one resembled the children of a king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:19 - And he said, They were my brethren, even the sons of my mother: as the LORD liveth, if ye had saved them alive, I would not slay H2026 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:20 - And he said unto Jether his firstborn, Up, and slay H2026 them. But the youth drew not his sword: for he feared, because he was yet a youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:21 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Rise thou, and fall upon us: for as the man is, so is his strength. And Gideon arose, and slew H2026 Zebah and Zalmunna, and took away the ornaments that were on their camels' necks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:5 - And he went unto his father's house at Ophrah, and slew H2026 his brethren the sons of Jerubbaal, being threescore and ten persons, upon one stone: notwithstanding yet Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal was left; for he hid himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:18 - And ye are risen up against my father's house this day, and have slain H2026 his sons, threescore and ten persons, upon one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your brother;)
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:24 - That the cruelty done to the threescore and ten sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood be laid upon Abimelech their brother, which slew H2026 them; and upon the men of Shechem, which aided him in the killing H2026 of his brethren.

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