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Lexicon :: Strong's H7326 - rûš

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

רוּשׁ rûwsh, roosh; a primitive root; to be destitute:—lack, needy, (make self) poor (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H7326 in the following manner: poor (19x), poor man (3x), lack (1x), needy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H7326 in the following manner: poor (19x), poor man (3x), lack (1x), needy (1x).
  1. to be poor, be in want, lack

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be poor

      2. to be in want or hunger

      3. poor man (subst)

    2. (Hithpolel) one impoverishing himself (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רוּשׁ rûwsh, roosh; a primitive root; to be destitute:—lack, needy, (make self) poor (man).
STRONGS H7326: Abbreviations
[רוּשׁ or רִישׁ] 24 verb be in want, poor (related to ירשׁ [compare Qal 3, Niph. Hiph. 3]? so Thes); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural כְּפִירִים רָשׁוּ וְרָעֵ֑בוּ Psalm 34:11 young lions are in want and hunger; elsewhere Participle רָשׁ 1 Samuel 18:23 + 16 times, רָאשׁ 2 Samuel 12:1 + 2 times; plural רָשִׁים Proverbs 22:7, רָאשִׁים Proverbs 13:23; — (often opposed to עָשִׁיר): as adjective 1 Samuel 18:23; 2 Samuel 12:1, 4; Proverbs 28:3; Ecclesiastes 4:14; as substantive = poor man (men), 2 Samuel 12:3; Psalm 82:3; Ecclesiastes 5:7, especially Proverbs 10:4; Proverbs 13:8, 23 + 12 times Proverbs.
Hithpō`lēl Participle מִתְרוֺשֵׁשׁ Proverbs 13:7 one impoverishing himself (opposed to מִתְעַשֵּׁר; compare Pô`l. רושׁשׁ Ecclus 11:12; Ecclus 13:5). — Jeremiah 5:17; Malachi 1:4 see רשׁשׁ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

18:23; 18:23

2 Samuel

12:1; 12:1; 12:3; 12:4


34:11; 82:3


10:4; 13:7; 13:8; 13:23; 13:23; 22:7; 28:3


4:14; 5:7






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7326 matches the Hebrew רוּשׁ (rûš),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:23 - And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor H7326 man, and lightly esteemed?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:1 - And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. H7326
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:3 - But the poor H7326 man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter.
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 that was come unto him; but took the poor H7326 man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:10 - The young lions do lack, H7326 and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:3 - Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. H7326
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:4 - He becometh poor H7326 that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:7 - There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, H7326 yet hath great riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:8 - The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor H7326 heareth not rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:23 - Much food is in the tillage of the poor: H7326 but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:20 - The poor H7326 is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:5 - Whoso mocketh the poor H7326 reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 - The poor H7326 useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:1 - Better is the poor H7326 that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:7 - All the brethren of the poor H7326 do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man H7326 is better than a liar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:2 - The rich and poor H7326 meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich ruleth over the poor, H7326 and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor H7326 man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better is the poor H7326 that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - He that giveth unto the poor H7326 shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:13 - The poor H7326 and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:14 - For out of prison he cometh to reign; whereas also he that is born in his kingdom becometh poor. H7326
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:8 - If thou seest the oppression of the poor, H7326 and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.
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