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Lexicon :: Strong's H7139 - qāraḥ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2069

Strong’s Definitions

קָרַח qârach, kaw-rakh'; a primitive root; to depilate:—make (self) bald.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H7139 in the following manner: make bald (4x), make (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H7139 in the following manner: make bald (4x), make (1x).
  1. to be bald, make bald

    1. (Qal) to make bald, make a baldness

    2. (Niphal) to make oneself bald

    3. (Hiphil) to make oneself bald

    4. (Hophal) to make bald

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָרַח qârach, kaw-rakh'; a primitive root; to depilate:—make (self) bald.
STRONGS H7139: Abbreviations
† I. [קָרַח] verb make bald, or a baldness, usually (by mourners) for the dead, compare RsSemitic i. 306, 2nd ed. 324 (Arabic parallels) (Late Hebrew id. Hiph. shew baldness; Arabic bdb090101 wound, make sores, bdb090102 whiteness in face of horse (but bdb090103 be bald, bdb090104 bald); Ethiopic bdb090105 make bald (rare); Aramaic קְרַח, bdb090106, chiefly derivatives (and derived meanings); compare Sinaitic proper name, masculine קרחה, קרחו; MI3.21.24.25 proper name, of a location קרחה); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִקְרְחוּ קָרְחָה בְּראִשָׁם Leviticus 21:5 Qr (> Kt יקרחה; || יְגַלֵּ֑חוּ compare Deuteronomy 14:1); Imperative feminine singular קָרְחִי וָגֹ֫זִּי עַל Micah 1:16 make a baldness... for.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִקָּרֵחַ לָהֶם Jeremiah 16:6 men shall not make themselves bald for them.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person plural consecutive וְהִקְרִיחוּ אֵלַיִח קָרְחָה Ezekiel 27:31 and they shall make a baldness (compare Qal>) for thee.
Hoph. Participle כָּלרֿאִשׁ מֻקְרָח Ezekiel 29:18 every head made bald (by carrying load).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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27:31; 29:18




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Strong's Number H7139 matches the Hebrew קָרַח (qāraḥ),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:5 - They shall not make H7139 baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:6 - Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald H7139 for them:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - And they shall make themselves utterly bald H7139 for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:18 - Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: every head was made bald, H7139 and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it:
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Make thee bald, H7139 and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.
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