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Lexicon :: Strong's H2963 - ṭārap̄

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טָרַף
Transliteration
ṭārap̄
Pronunciation
taw-raf'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 827

Strong’s Definitions

טָרַף ṭâraph, taw-raf'; a primitive root; to pluck off or pull to pieces; causatively to supply with food (as in morsels):—catch, × without doubt, feed, ravin, rend in pieces, × surely, tear (in pieces).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H2963 in the following manner: tear (6x), tear in pieces (6x), ravening (3x), catch (2x), doubt (1x), feed (1x), rent in pieces (1x), prey (1x), ravin (1x), surely (1x), not translated (1x), torn (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H2963 in the following manner: tear (6x), tear in pieces (6x), ravening (3x), catch (2x), doubt (1x), feed (1x), rent in pieces (1x), prey (1x), ravin (1x), surely (1x), not translated (1x), torn (1x).
  1. to tear, rend, pluck

    1. (Qal) to tear, rend

    2. (Niphal) to be torn in pieces

    3. (Poal) to be torn in pieces

    4. (Hiphil) to provide food

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טָרַף ṭâraph, taw-raf'; a primitive root; to pluck off or pull to pieces; causatively to supply with food (as in morsels):—catch, × without doubt, feed, ravin, rend in pieces, × surely, tear (in pieces).
STRONGS H2963:
טָרַף verb tear, rend, pluck (Late Hebrew id., especially of wild beasts; Aramaic טָרַף tear, seize, especially of creditors; טְרֵיפָא torn flesh or animal; Arabic bdb038207 depasture, said of camel) —
Qal Perfect טָרַף Job 16:9; טָרָ֑ף Hosea 6:1, etc.; Imperfect יִטְרֹף Psalm 7:3; וַיִּטְרֹף Amos 1:11 (but see below); יִטְרָ֑ף Genesis 49:27; אֶטְרֹף Hosea 5:14; Psalm 50:22; Infinitive לִטְרֹף Psalm 17:12; Participle active טֹרֵף Job 18:4, etc.; — tear rend, of wild beasts, Genesis 37:33 (J), Genesis 44:28 (J; infinitive absolute with Punic which see), Exodus 22:12 (J E; infinitive absolute with Niph. which see). Elsewhere only in simile and metaphor; simile of Gad's fierceness Deuteronomy 33:20 (like a lioness, poem); so of Benjamin Genesis 49:27 (as a wolf, poem); of the remnant of Jacob, like a young lion among sheep, רָמַס וְטָרַף Micah 5:7; of the wicked, Psalm 17:12 (lion), Psalm 7:3 object נַפְשִׁי (like a lion); Psalm 22:14 psalmist's foes like lion (|| שֹׁאֵג); Ezekiel 22:25 (טֹרֵף טָ֑רֶף), princes like wolves Ezekiel 22:27 (id.); metaphor of Israel's princes, like young lion Ezekiel 19:3, 6 (with טֶרֶף accusative of congnate meaning with verb); of Nineveh's king Nahum 2:13 (as lion); of God's treatment of the wicked Hosea 5:14 (like a lion), Psalm 50:22; subject wrath of God (אַף) conceived as assailing Job, Job 16:9 his wrath teareth and persecuteth me; compare וְיִרְפָּאֵנוּ טָרָ֖ף Hosea 6:1 subject י׳ (|| יַךְ וְיַחְבְּשֵׁנוּ; on tenses see Dr§ 84 β; 171, 174 n. 1); subject anger of Edom (absolute) Amos 1:11, but read perhaps וַיִּטֹּר for וַיִּטְרֹף and he kept his anger perpetually, so Ol on Psalm 103:9 We; בְּאַפּוֹ נַפְשׁוֹ טֹרֵף, said of Job by Bildad Job 18:4.
Niph. Imperfect of animal torn (by wild beasts) טָרֹף יִטָּרֵף Exodus 22:12 (JE); יִטָּרֵף also in prediction of judgment on people of Jerusalem Jeremiah 5:6.
Pu. Perfect טָרֹף טֹרַף יוֺסֵף Genesis 37:33 (J) Joseph has certainly been torn in pieces; compare טֹרָ֑ף ט׳ Genesis 44:28 (J).
Hiph. Imperative masculine singular suffix, note especially 2nd accusative לֶחֶם, הַטְרִפֵנִי לָחֶם חֻקִּי Proverbs 30:8 let me devour my appointed bread (of men, late; compare טֶרֶף Proverbs 31:15, and Psalm 111:5; Malachi 3:10).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

37:33; 37:33; 44:28; 44:28; 49:27; 49:27

Exodus

22:12; 22:12

Deuteronomy

33:20

Job

16:9; 16:9; 18:4; 18:4

Psalms

7:3; 7:3; 17:12; 17:12; 22:14; 50:22; 50:22; 103:9; 111:5

Proverbs

30:8; 31:15

Jeremiah

5:6

Ezekiel

19:3; 19:6; 22:25; 22:27

Hosea

5:14; 5:14; 6:1; 6:1

Amos

1:11; 1:11

Micah

5:7

Nahum

2:13

Malachi

3:10

H2963

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2963 matches the Hebrew טָרַף (ṭārap̄),
which occurs 25 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt H2963 rent in pieces. H2963
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:28 - And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely H2963 he is torn in pieces; H2963 and I saw him not since:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - Benjamin shall ravin H2963 as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:13 - If it be torn in pieces, H2963 H2963 then let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:20 - And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth H2963 the arm with the crown of the head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - He teareth H2963 me in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:4 - He teareth H2963 himself in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:2 - Lest he tear H2963 my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, H2963 and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening H2963 and a roaring lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:22 - Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, H2963 and there be none to deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed H2963 me with food convenient for me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: H2963 because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:3 - And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch H2963 the prey; it devoured men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:6 - And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch H2963 the prey, and devoured men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:25 - There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening H2963 the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:27 - Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening H2963 the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:14 - For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear H2963 and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:1 - Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, H2963 and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:11 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear H2963 perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:8 - And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, H2963 and none can deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion did tear in pieces H2963 enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.

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