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Lexicon :: Strong's H2964 - ṭerep̄

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 827b

Strong’s Definitions

טֶרֶף ṭereph, teh'-ref; from H2963; something torn, i.e. a fragment, e.g. a fresh leaf, prey, food:—leaf, meat, prey, spoil.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H2964 in the following manner: prey (18x), meat (3x), leaves (1x), spoil (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H2964 in the following manner: prey (18x), meat (3x), leaves (1x), spoil (1x).
  1. prey, food, leaf

    1. prey

    2. food

    3. leaf

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טֶרֶף ṭereph, teh'-ref; from H2963; something torn, i.e. a fragment, e.g. a fresh leaf, prey, food:—leaf, meat, prey, spoil.
STRONGS H2964: Abbreviations
טֶ֫רֶף noun masculineNahum 3:1 prey, food; leaf; — טֶרֶף Genesis 49:9 +; טָ֑רֶף Job 4:11 +; suffix טַרְפֵּךְ Nahum 2:14; טַרְפּוֹ Isaiah 31:4; plural construct טַרְפֵּי Ezekiel 17:9; —
1. prey of lion Amos 3:4; Job 4:11; Job 38:39; Psalm 104:21; metaphor of Judah's conquests Genesis 49:9, Israel like lion Numbers 23:24 (both poems in J E); of Assyrians Isaiah 5:29; of Nineveh and its king Nahum 2:13; Nahum 2:14; Nahum 3:1; Israel's princes (as young lion) Ezekiel 19:3, 6; simile of false prophet (like lion) Ezekiel 22:25; of princes of Judah Ezekiel 22:27; simile of י's descending to battle, like lion Isaiah 31:4; compare Psalm 76:5 coming down from mountains of prey (the lion's lair), but read perhaps עַד, compare Greek Version of the LXX Bi Checritical note.; figurative of spoil of wicked Job 29:17, compare Psalm 124:6.
2. food, of outcasts, under figure of wild ass פֶּרֶא Job 24:5; of human food (late): for those who fear God Psalm 111:5; for household Proverbs 31:15; in י׳'s house Malachi 3:10.
3. leaf, (compare Genesis 8:11) צִמְחָהּ טַרְפֵּי Ezekiel 17:9 metaphor of Judah.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:11; 49:9; 49:9




4:11; 4:11; 24:5; 29:17; 38:39


76:5; 104:21; 111:5; 124:6




5:29; 31:4; 31:4


17:9; 17:9; 19:3; 19:6; 22:25; 22:27




2:13; 3:1; 3:1




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2964 matches the Hebrew טֶרֶף (ṭerep̄),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:9 - Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, H2964 my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:24 - Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion, and lift up himself as a young lion: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, H2964 and drink the blood of the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:11 - The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, H2964 and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:5 - Behold, as wild asses in the desert, go they forth to their work; rising betimes for a prey: H2964 the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:17 - And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil H2964 out of his teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:39 - Wilt thou hunt the prey H2964 for the lion? or fill the appetite of the young lions,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:4 - Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey. H2964
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:21 - The young lions roar after their prey, H2964 and seek their meat from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:5 - He hath given meat H2964 unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:6 - Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey H2964 to their teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:15 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat H2964 to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, H2964 and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, H2964 when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:9 - Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves H2964 of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:3 - And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; H2964 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 the prey, H2964 and devoured men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:25 - There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; H2964 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 the prey, H2964 to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:4 - Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? H2964 will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, H2964 and his dens with ravin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey H2964 from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:1 - Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey H2964 departeth not;
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:10 - Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat H2964 in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
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