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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.
† 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).
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27:31; 29:18




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 shave H7139 any area on their heads bald, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:6 - “Both great people and small will die in this land; they will not be buried, people will not mourn for them, nor will anyone make cuts on himself or have his head H7139 shaved H7139 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - “Also they will shave H7139 themselves bald H7139 for you
And put on sackcloth;
And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul
With bitter mourning.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:18 - “Son of man, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon made his army labor [fn]hard against Tyre; every head [fn]had H7139 a bald H7139 spot H7139 and every shoulder was rubbed raw. But he and his army acquired no wages from Tyre for the labor that he had [fn]performed against it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Shave H7139 yourself bald H7139, yes, cut off your hair,
Because of the children of your delight;
Extend your baldness like the eagle,
For they will go from you into exile.

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