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Lexicon :: Strong's H2786 - ḥāraq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 755

Strong’s Definitions

חָרַק châraq, khaw-rak'; a primitive root; to grate the teeth:—gnash.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H2786 in the following manner: gnash (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H2786 in the following manner: gnash (5x).
  1. (Qal) to gnash, grind (the teeth)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָרַק châraq, khaw-rak'; a primitive root; to grate the teeth:—gnash.
חָרַק verb gnash or grind the teeth, only in poetry (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb035905 file, rub together, grate or grind (teeth); Aramaic bdb035906 id.) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ח׳ Job 16:9; Imperfect יַחֲרֹק Psalm 112:10; וַיַּחַרְקוּֿ Lamentations 2:16; Infinitive absolute חָרֹק Psalm 35:16; Participle חֹרֵק Psalm 37:12; — grind the teeth in rage against: שׁניו על ח׳ Psalm 37:12; Psalm 35:16 absolute without על Psalm 112:10; Lamentations 2:16 (only here with שֵׁן singular); with בְּ instrumental (Ges§ 119, 3 b, R. DaSynt, § 73 R. 6) בשׁניו עלֿ ח׳ Job 16:9.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:9; 16:9


35:16; 35:16; 37:12; 37:12; 112:10; 112:10


2:16; 2:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2786 matches the Hebrew חָרַק (ḥāraq),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - “His anger has torn me and [fn]hunted me down,
He has gnashed H2786 at me with His teeth;
My adversary [fn]glares at me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:16 - Like godless jesters at a feast,
They gnashed H2786 at me with their teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:12 - The wicked plots against the righteous
And gnashes H2786 at him with his teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:10 - The wicked will see it and be [fn]vexed,
He will gnash H2786 his teeth and melt away;
The desire of the wicked will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 - All your enemies
Have opened their mouths wide against you;
They hiss and gnash H2786 their teeth.
They say, “We have swallowed her up!
Surely this is the day for which we waited;
We have reached it, we have seen it.

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