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Lexicon :: Strong's H7281 - reḡaʿ

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רֶגַע
Transliteration
reḡaʿ
Pronunciation
reh'-gah
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Part of Speech
adverb (with a preposition), masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From רָגַע (H7280) a wink (of the eyes), i.e. a very short space of time
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2116a

Strong’s Definitions

רֶגַע regaʻ, reh'-gah; from H7280. a wink (of the eyes), i.e. a very short space of time:—instant, moment, space, suddenly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H7281 in the following manner: moment (18x), instant (2x), space (1x), suddenly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H7281 in the following manner: moment (18x), instant (2x), space (1x), suddenly (1x).
masculine noun
  1. a moment

    adverb
  2. for a moment, at one moment...at another moment

    with preposition
  3. in a moment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֶגַע regaʻ, reh'-gah; from H7280. a wink (of the eyes), i.e. a very short space of time:—instant, moment, space, suddenly.
STRONGS H7281: Abbreviations
רֶ֫גַע noun masculine a moment (Late Hebrew id.;Targum ריגעא Ecclesiastes 9:12: probably properly a movement, i.e. twinkling, of the eye; compare momentum, i.e. movimentum); — absolute ר׳, רָ֑נַע Numbers 16:21 +, plural רְגָעִים; —
a. Psalm 30:6 בְּאַפּוֹ ר׳ a moment (passes) in his anger (opposed to חיים ברצונו); Isaiah 54:7 קָטֹן בְּר׳ during a little moment
b. usually in adverb phrases: —
(a) as adverb accusative,
(α) Exodus 33:5 אֶהָד ר׳ for one moment, so ר׳ alone Isaiah 54:8; repeated Jeremiah 18:7, 9 רֶגַע ֗֗֗ רֶגַע at another moment;... at another moment;
(β) in a moment, suddenly, Psalm 6:11 יָשׁוּבוּ יֵבשׁוּ רָ֑גַע, Jeremiah 4:20; Isaiah 47:9; Job 34:20.
(b) בְּרֶגַע in a moment Job 21:13 שְׁאוֺל יַחַ֫תּוּ ובר׳ (of a quick and painless death; but see Job 34:20; Psalm 73:19: Hoffm Buhl Baer Bu Du [compare Greek Version of the LXX ἐν ἀναπαύσει, Targum בְּמַרְגּוֺעָא] take רֶגַע (or read רְגֹעַ) as substantive [√ II. רָגַע] in tranquility, of a peaceful death). So
(c) כְּר׳ Numbers 16:21 = Numbers 17:10 וַאֲכַלֶּה אֶתֵכֶם כְּרָ֑גַע, Psalm 73:19.
(d) כְּמוֺ ר׳ Lamentations 4:6.
(e) עֲדֵי רָ֑גַע while a moment lasts Job 20:5.
(f) כִּמְעַט ר׳ like the littleness of a moment = for a little moment Isaiah 26:20; Ezra 9:8.
(g) plural לִרְגָעִים by moments, at every moment, Isaiah 27:8; Ezekiel 26:16 וְחָֽרְדוּ ל׳ (so Ezekiel 32:10), Job 7:18 (|| לִבְקָרִים).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

33:5

Numbers

16:21; 16:21; 17:10

Ezra

9:8

Job

7:18; 20:5; 21:13; 34:20; 34:20

Psalms

30:6; 73:19; 73:19

Ecclesiastes

9:12

Isaiah

26:20; 27:8; 47:9; 54:7; 54:8

Jeremiah

4:20; 18:7; 18:9

Lamentations

4:6

Ezekiel

26:16; 32:10

H7281

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7281 matches the Hebrew רֶגַע (reḡaʿ),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:5 - For the LORD had said to Moses, “Say to the people of Israel, ‘You are a stiff-necked people; if for a single moment I should go up among you, I would consume you. So now take off your ornaments, that I may know what to do with you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:21 - “Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:45 - “Get away from the midst of this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.” And they fell on their faces.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:8 - But now for a brief moment favor has been shown by the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant and to give us a secure hold[fn] within his holy place, that our God may brighten our eyes and grant us a little reviving in our slavery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:18 - visit him every morning
and test him every moment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:5 - that the exulting of the wicked is short,
and the joy of the godless but for a moment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:13 - They spend their days in prosperity,
and in peace they go down to Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:20 - In a moment they die;
at midnight the people are shaken and pass away,
and the mighty are taken away by no human hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:10 - All my enemies shall be ashamed and greatly troubled;
they shall turn back and be put to shame in a moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:5 - For his anger is but for a moment,
and his favor is for a lifetime.[fn]
Weeping may tarry for the night,
but joy comes with the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:19 - How they are destroyed in a moment,
swept away utterly by terrors!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:20 - Come, my people, enter your chambers,
and shut your doors behind you;
hide yourselves for a little while
until the fury has passed by.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:3 - I, the LORD, am its keeper;
every moment I water it.
Lest anyone punish it,
I keep it night and day;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:9 - These two things shall come to you
in a moment, in one day;
the loss of children and widowhood
shall come upon you in full measure,
in spite of your many sorceries
and the great power of your enchantments.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:7 - For a brief moment I deserted you,
but with great compassion I will gather you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:8 - In overflowing anger for a moment
I hid my face from you,
but with everlasting love I will have compassion on you,”
says the LORD, your Redeemer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:20 - Crash follows hard on crash;
the whole land is laid waste.
Suddenly my tents are laid waste,
my curtains in a moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:7 - If at any time I declare concerning a nation or a kingdom, that I will pluck up and break down and destroy it,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:9 - And if at any time I declare concerning a nation or a kingdom that I will build and plant it,
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:6 - For the chastisement[fn] of the daughter of my people has been greater
than the punishment[fn] of Sodom,
which was overthrown in a moment,
and no hands were wrung for her.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:16 - Then all the princes of the sea will step down from their thrones and remove their robes and strip off their embroidered garments. They will clothe themselves with trembling; they will sit on the ground and tremble every moment and be appalled at you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:10 - I will make many peoples appalled at you, and the hair of their kings shall bristle with horror because of you, when I brandish my sword before them. They shall tremble every moment, every one for his own life, on the day of your downfall.
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