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Lexicon :: Strong's H7368 - rāḥaq

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Part of Speech
verb, infinitive verb (as an adverb)
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2151

Strong’s Definitions

רָחַק râchaq, raw-khak'; a primitive root; to widen (in any direction), i.e. (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation):—(a-, be, cast, drive, get, go, keep (self), put, remove, be too, (wander), withdraw) far (away, off), loose, × refrain, very, (be) a good way (off).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's H7368 in the following manner: ...far (36x), (9x), ...away (7x), remove (5x), good way (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's H7368 in the following manner: ...far (36x), (9x), ...away (7x), remove (5x), good way (1x).
  1. to be or become far, be or become distant, be removed, go far away

    1. (Qal) to be far, be distant

    2. (Piel) to send far away, extend

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to make or exhibit distance, be gone far

      2. to remove, put far away

  2. (Niphal) loose

    infinitive verb (as an adverb)
  3. at a distance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָחַק râchaq, raw-khak'; a primitive root; to widen (in any direction), i.e. (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation):—(a-, be, cast, drive, get, go, keep (self), put, remove, be too, (wander), withdraw) far (away, off), loose, × refrain, very, (be) a good way (off).
STRONGS H7368: Abbreviations
רָחַק verb be, or become, far, distant (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian especially adjective rûḳu, far; compare Arabic bdb093409 choice wine (i.e. from a distance) Frä158; Ethiopic bdb093410 be far, Sabean רחק CISiv, nos. 95, 98; Aramaic רְחֵיק, רְחַק, and (often in derived species and derivatives) bdb093411); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ר׳ Isaiah 59:9; Lamentations 1:16, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִרְחַק Deuteronomy 12:21 +, etc.; Imperative feminine singular רַחֲקִי Isaiah 54:14, masculine plural רַחֲקוּ Ezekiel 11:15 < Perfect רָֽחֲקוּ Ra Hi Sm Co Toy Krae; Infinitive construct רְחֹק Psalm 103:12; Ecclesiastes 3:5, לְרָֽחֳקָה Ezekiel 8:6; — be far, distant: with מִן person, of place Deuteronomy 12:21; Deuteronomy 14:24, of person, = neglect, abandon, Proverbs 19:7, especially in Psalms, of י׳, Psalm 22:12; Psalm 22:20 (מִן person omitted), Psalm 35:22; Psalm 38:22; Psalm 71:12; of utter absence, or non-existence Lamentations 1:16, compare Isaiah 49:19 (absolute), subject justice Isaiah 59:9 (opposed to הִשִּׂיג), compare Isaiah 59:11 (|| אַיִן), subject blessing Psalm 109:17; subject עֲצַת רְשָׁעִים Job 21:16, 18; with מֵעַל person (י׳), of Israel (figurative) Jeremiah 2:5, compare Ezekiel 44:10; = far from (land of) י׳ Ezekiel 11:15 (see above; Krae insert אֶרֶץ); with מֵעַל location Ezekiel 8:6 (of י׳), מִן local (east from west) Psalm 103:12; with מִן of thing (figurative): תּוֺרָֽתְךָ Psalm 119:150 (opposed to קרב); מִיֶּשַׁע Job 5:14, מֵעשֶׁק Isaiah 54:14, compare Proverbs 22:5; = wholly abstain from Exodus 23:7 (E), so (מִן infinitive) Ecclesiastes 3:5; absolute of י׳'s righteousness, with reference to time Isaiah 46:13 (|| אחר; opposed to קרב). — יִרְחַקחֹֿק Micah 7:11 boundary shall become distant, i.e. territory be enlarged (? corrupt, compare We Now); ירחק חֶבֶל הַכֶּסֶף Kt Ecclesiastes 12:6 be removed ? Qr יֵרָתֵק be joined ? Greek Version of the LXX ἀνατραπῇ, Vulgate rumpatur, compare Syriac Version, read probably יִנָּתֵק Pfannk Thes Ew De Siegf BuhlLex.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular רִחַק Isaiah 6:12, of י׳, send far away, accusative of person; of people, לִבּוֺ ר׳ Isaiah 29:13, with מִן of י׳; 2nd person masculine singular רִחַקְתָּ Isaiah 26:15 thou hast far extended (with accusative) all the ends (boundaries) of the land; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יְרַחֲקוּ אֶתוְֿנוּתָם Ezekiel 43:9.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִרְחִיק Job 19:13; Psalm 103:12, 1st person singular suffix הִרְחַקְתִּים Ezekiel 11:16, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַרְחִיקֶנָּה Proverbs 22:15, 2nd person masculine singular תַּרְחִיק Job 22:23, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַרְחֵק Proverbs 4:24 + 2 times, הַרְחַ֑ק Job 13:21, suffix הַרְחִיקֵהוּ Job 11:14; Infinitive absolute הַרְחֵק Genesis 21:16 +, construct הַרְחִיק Jeremiah 27:10, suffix הַרְחִיקָם Joel 4:6; —
1. direct causation make, or exhibit, distance, be gone far, subject person: Genesis 44:4 (J), with מִן local Joshua 8:4 (JE), Judges 18:22; followed by infinitive construct לָלֶכֶת הַרְחֵק לֹא תַר׳ Exodus 8:24 (J), compare Psalm 55:8, Infinitive absolute as adverb = at a distance Genesis 21:16 (E), with מִן local Exodus 33:7 (E), Joshua 3:16 (J E; הַר׳ מְאֹד מִן, Qr; > Kt ב for מן).
2. indirect causation remove, put far away, with accusative of person + מֵעַל of land Jeremiah 27:10, compare Joel 4:6, + מֵעַל person Job 19:13 and (accusative הַצְּפוֺנִי) Joel 2:20, + מִן person Psalm 88:9; Psalm 88:19; + בַּגּוֺיִם Ezekiel 11:16; with accusative כַּף + מֵעַל person Job 13:21, with accusative דֶּרֶךְ + id. Proverbs 5:8; with accusative of sin + מִן person Proverbs 4:24; Job 11:14 (מִן person omitted); Proverbs 22:15; Proverbs 30:8; Psalm 103:12; + מִן local Job 22:23.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:16; 21:16; 44:4


8:24; 23:7; 33:7


12:21; 12:21; 14:24


3:16; 8:4




5:14; 11:14; 11:14; 13:21; 13:21; 19:13; 19:13; 21:16; 21:18; 22:23; 22:23


22:12; 22:20; 35:22; 38:22; 55:8; 71:12; 88:9; 103:12; 103:12; 103:12; 103:12; 109:17; 119:150


4:24; 4:24; 5:8; 19:7; 22:5; 22:15; 22:15; 30:8


3:5; 3:5; 12:6


6:12; 26:15; 29:13; 46:13; 49:19; 54:14; 54:14; 59:9; 59:9; 59:11


2:5; 27:10; 27:10


1:16; 1:16


8:6; 8:6; 11:15; 11:15; 11:16; 11:16; 43:9; 44:10





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7368 matches the Hebrew רָחַק (rāḥaq),
which occurs 58 times in 56 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 21:16–Eze 11:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, H7368 for she said, “Do not let me [fn]see the boy die.” And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:4 - They had just gone out of the city, and were not far H7368 off, when Joseph said to his house steward, “Up, follow the men; and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:28 - Pharaoh said, “I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far H7368 away. Make supplication for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - “Keep H7368 far H7368 from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:7 - Now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp, a good H7368 distance H7368 from the camp, and he called it the tent of meeting. And everyone who sought the LORD would go out to the tent of meeting which was outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:21 - “If the place which the LORD your God chooses to put His name is too far H7368 from you, then you may slaughter of your herd and flock which the LORD has given you, as I have commanded you; and you may eat within your gates [fn]whatever you desire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:24 - “If the [fn]distance is so great for you that you are not able to [fn]bring the tithe, since the place where the LORD your God chooses to set His name is too far H7368 away from you when the LORD your God blesses you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:16 - the waters which were [fn]flowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance H7368 away at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those which were [fn]flowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. So the people crossed opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:4 - He commanded them, saying, “See, you are going to ambush the city from behind [fn]it. Do not go H7368 very far H7368 from the city, but all of you be ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:22 - When they had gone H7368 some H7368 distance H7368 from the house of Micah, the men who were in the houses near Micah’s house assembled and overtook the sons of Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:4 - “His sons are far H7368 from safety,
They are even [fn]oppressed in the gate,
And there is no deliverer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:14 - If iniquity is in your hand, put H7368 it far H7368 away, H7368
And do not let wickedness dwell in your tents;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:21 - Remove H7368 Your [fn]hand from me,
And let not the dread of You terrify me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:13 - “He has removed H7368 my brothers far H7368 from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - “Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand;
The counsel of the wicked is far H7368 from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:18 - “Yet He filled their houses with good things;
But the counsel of the wicked is far H7368 from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:23 - “If you return to [fn]the Almighty, you will be [fn]restored;
If you remove H7368 unrighteousness far H7368 from your tent,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:10 - “They abhor me and stand H7368 aloof H7368 from me,
And they do not [fn]refrain from spitting at my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:11 - Be not far H7368 from me, for [fn]trouble is near;
For there is none to help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:19 - But You, O LORD, be not far H7368 off;
O You my help, hasten to my assistance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:22 - You have seen it, O LORD, do not keep silent;
O Lord, do not be far H7368 from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:21 - Do not forsake me, O LORD;
O my God, do not be far H7368 from me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:7 - “Behold, I would wander far H7368 away,
I would lodge in the wilderness. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:12 - O God, do not be far H7368 from me;
O my God, hasten to my help!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:8 - You have removed H7368 my acquaintances far H7368 from me;
You have made me an [fn]object of loathing to them;
I am shut up and cannot go out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:18 - You have removed H7368 lover and friend far H7368 from me;
My acquaintances are in darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far H7368 as the east is from the west,
So far H7368 has He removed H7368 our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:17 - He also loved cursing, so it came to him;
And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far H7368 from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:150 - Those who follow after wickedness draw near;
They are far H7368 from Your law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:24 - Put away from you a deceitful mouth
And put H7368 devious [fn]speech far H7368 from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:8 - Keep H7368 your way far H7368 from her
And do not go near the door of her house,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:7 - All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
How much more do his friends abandon H7368 him!
He pursues them with words, but they are [fn]gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:5 - Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse;
He who guards himself will be far H7368 from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 - Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove H7368 it far H7368 from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Keep H7368 deception and [fn]lies far H7368 from me,
Give me neither poverty nor riches;
Feed me with the food that is my portion,
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:5 - A time to throw stones and a time to gather stones;
A time to embrace and a time to shun H7368 embracing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:6 - Remember Him before the silver cord is [fn]broken and the golden bowl is crushed, the pitcher by the well is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:12 - “The LORD has removed H7368 men far H7368 away,
And the [fn]forsaken places are many in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:15 - You have increased the nation, O LORD,
You have increased the nation, You are glorified;
You have extended H7368 all the borders of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:13 - Then the Lord said,
“Because this people draw near with their [fn]words
And honor Me with their [fn]lip service,
But they remove H7368 their hearts far H7368 from Me,
And their [fn]reverence for Me [fn]consists of [fn]tradition learned by rote,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:13 - “I bring near My righteousness, it is not far H7368 off;
And My salvation will not delay.
And I will grant salvation in Zion,
And My glory for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:19 - “For your waste and desolate places and your destroyed land
Surely now you will be too cramped for the inhabitants,
And those who swallowed you will be far H7368 away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:14 - “In righteousness you will be established;
You will be far H7368 from oppression, for you will not fear;
And from terror, for it will not come near you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - Therefore justice is far H7368 from us,
And righteousness does not overtake us;
We hope for light, but behold, darkness,
For brightness, but we walk in gloom.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - All of us growl like bears,
And moan sadly like doves;
We hope for justice, but there is none,
For salvation, but it is far H7368 from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:5 - Thus says the LORD,
“What injustice did your fathers find in Me,
That they went H7368 far H7368 from Me
And walked after emptiness and became empty?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:10 - “For they prophesy a lie to you in order to remove H7368 you far H7368 from your land; and I will drive you out and you will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:16 - “For these things I weep;
[fn]My eyes run down with water;
Because far H7368 from me is a comforter,
One who restores my soul.
My children are desolate
Because the enemy has prevailed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:6 - And He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what they are doing, the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, so that I would be far H7368 from My sanctuary? But yet you will see still greater abominations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 11:15 - “Son of man, your brothers, your [fn]relatives, [fn]your fellow exiles and the whole house of Israel, all of them, are those to whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, ‘Go H7368 far H7368 from the LORD; this land has been given us as a possession.’

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