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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
Dictionary Aids

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 - Then he [fn]examined it and said, “It is my son’s tunic. A vicious animal has devoured him; Joseph has surely H2963 been torn H2963 to H2963 pieces H2963!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:28 - and the one left me, and I said, “Surely he is torn H2963 to H2963 pieces H2963,” and I have not seen him since.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - “Benjamin is a [fn]ravenous H2963 wolf;
In the morning he devours the prey,
And in the evening he divides the spoils.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:13 - “If it is all torn H2963 to H2963 pieces H2963, have him bring it as evidence; he shall not be compelled to make restitution for what has been torn to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:20 - Of Gad he said,
“Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad;
He lies down as a [fn]lion,
And tears H2963 the arm, also the crown of the head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - “His anger has torn H2963 me and [fn]hunted me down,
He has gnashed at me with His teeth;
My enemy [fn]glares at me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:4 - [fn]You who tear H2963 yourself in your anger
Should the earth be abandoned for your sake,
Or the rock moved from its place?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:2 - Or he will tear H2963 [fn]my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is no one to rescue me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - He is like a lion that is eager to tear H2963,
And as a young lion lurking in secret places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They open their mouths wide at me,
As a ravening H2963 and roaring lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:22 - “Now consider this, you who forget God,
Or I will tear H2963 you in pieces, and there will be no one to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Keep deception and [fn]lies far from me,
Give me neither poverty nor riches;
Feed H2963 me with the food that is my portion,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Therefore a lion from the forest will kill them,
A wolf of the deserts will destroy them,
A leopard is watching their cities.
Everyone who goes out of them will be torn H2963 in H2963 pieces H2963,
Because their wrongdoings are many,
Their apostasies are numerous.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:3 - ‘When she brought up one of her cubs,
He became a young lion,
And he learned to tear H2963 his prey;
He devoured people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:6 - ‘And he walked about among the lions,
He became a young lion;
He learned to tear H2963 his prey;
He devoured people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:25 - “There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing H2963 the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:27 - “Her leaders within her are like wolves tearing H2963 the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to make dishonest profit.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:14 - For I will be like a lion to Ephraim
And like a young lion to the house of Judah.
I, yes I, will tear H2963 to H2963 pieces H2963 and go away,
I will carry away, and there will be no one to rescue.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:1 - “Come, let’s return to the LORD.
For He has torn H2963 us, but He will heal us;
He has [fn]wounded us, but He will bandage us.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:11 - This is what the LORD says:
“For three offenses of Edom, and for four,
I will not revoke its punishment,
Because he pursued his brother with the sword
And stifled his compassion;
His anger also tore H2963 continually,
And he maintained his fury forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:8 - The remnant of Jacob
Will be among the nations,
Among many peoples
Like a lion among the animals of the forest,
Like a young lion among flocks of sheep,
Which, if he passes through,
Tramples and tears H2963,
And there is no one who can rescue.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion tore H2963 enough for his cubs,
[fn]Killed enough prey for his lionesses,
And filled his lairs with prey
And his dens with torn flesh.

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