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Lexicon :: Strong's H732 - 'āraḥ

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 161

Strong’s Definitions

אָרַח ʼârach, aw-rakh'; a primitive root; to travel:—go, wayfaring (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H732 in the following manner: wayfaring man (4x), goeth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H732 in the following manner: wayfaring man (4x), goeth (1x).
  1. to wander, journey, go, keep company with

    1. (Qal)

      1. to journey, go

      2. (part.)

        1. wandering, wayfarer, journeying

      3. (subst.)

        1. wanderer, wayfarer, traveller

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָרַח ʼârach, aw-rakh'; a primitive root; to travel:—go, wayfaring (man).
STRONGS H732: Abbreviations
אָרַח verb wander, journey, go (Phoenician ארךְ in מארח, probably = מְאָרֵחַ compare Ethiopic መርሐ፡ lead, conduct, see NöZMG 1888, 472; epithet of god Eshmun, Sabean ארחֿ DHMEpigr. Denkm. p. 70, Aramaic אוֺרֵחַ, axORAx   traveller) —
Qal Perfect וְאָרַה consecutive Job 34:8; Participle אֹרֵחַ Judges 19:17 +; plural אֹרְהִים Jeremiah 9:1; —
1. journey, go, with עִם figurative of association, companionship Job 34:8 עִם־אַנְשֵׁי־רֶֽשַׁע׃ וְלָלֶכֶת אָ֑וֶן עִם־פֹּעֲלֵי לְחֶבְרָה וְא׳ (compare also הלך Psalm 1:1).
2. Participle wandering, wayfaring, journeying, הָאִישׁ הָאֹרֵחַ Judges 19:17; as substantive wanderer, wayfarer, traveller אֹרֵחַ 2 Samuel 12:4 (|| הֵלֶךְ), Jeremiah 14:8 (|| גֵּר, in simile of י׳); מְלוֺן אֹרְחִים wayfarers' lodging-place Jeremiah 9:1.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:17; 19:17

2 Samuel



34:8; 34:8




9:1; 9:1; 14:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H732 matches the Hebrew אָרַח ('āraḥ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:17 - And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring H732 man in the street of the city: and the old man said, Whither goest thou? and whence comest thou?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:4 - And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man H732 that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:8 - Which goeth H732 in company with the workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:2 - Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; H732 that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:8 - O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man H732 that turneth aside to tarry for a night?
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