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Lexicon :: Strong's H7386 - rêq

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TWOT Reference: 2161a

Strong’s Definitions

רֵיק rêyq, rake; or (shorter) רֵק rêq; from H7324; empty; figuratively, worthless:—emptied(-ty), vain (fellow, man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H7386 in the following manner: empty (6x), vain (5x), emptied (1x), vain men (1x), vain fellows (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H7386 in the following manner: empty (6x), vain (5x), emptied (1x), vain men (1x), vain fellows (1x).
  1. empty, vain

    1. empty (of vessels)

    2. empty, idle, worthless (ethically)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֵיק rêyq, rake; or (shorter) רֵק rêq; from H7324; empty; figuratively, worthless:—emptied(-ty), vain (fellow, man).
STRONGS H7386: Abbreviations
† [רֵיק], רֵק adjective empty, vain — masculine absolute רֵק Genesis 37:24 + 2 times; feminine דֵקָה feminine דֵקָה Ezekiel 24:11; Isaiah 29:8; masculine plural רֵ(י)קִים Judges 7:16 +; feminine plural רֵקוֺת Genesis 41:27; —
1. empty, of vessels 2 Kings 4:3; Judges 7:16; Ezekiel 24:11Jeremiah 14:3 (רֵיקִים for דֵיקָם), Jeremiah 51:34 (רֵיק for רִיק); of pit Genesis 37:24 (J), lap Nehemiah 5:13, ears of grain Genesis 41:27 (E; דֵּקּוֺת Genesis 41:6; Genesis 41:7; Genesis 41:23; Genesis 41:24); רֵקָה נַפְשׁוֺ Isaiah 29:8 (compare Isaiah 32:61).
2. empty, idle, worthless, ethically; אנשׁים ריקים worthless fellows Judges 9:4; Judges 11:3; 2 Chronicles 13:7, so הָרֵקִים alone(as substantive) 2 Samuel 6:20; מְרַדֵּף רֵיקִים Proverbs 12:11 AV RV of persons; < vain, unprofitable things, Proverbs 28:19 (see Toy); מִן דָּבָר ר׳ Deuteronomy 32:47 (D) a thing too empty (of significance) for you; + (probably) Psalm 4:3 (רֵיק for MT רִיק) love an empty thing (|| כזב), of abortive course of action.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


37:24; 37:24; 41:6; 41:7; 41:23; 41:24; 41:27; 41:27




7:16; 7:16; 9:4; 11:3

2 Samuel


2 Kings


2 Chronicles







12:11; 28:19


29:8; 29:8; 32:6


14:3; 51:34


24:11; 24:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7386 matches the Hebrew רֵיק (rêq),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:24 - And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, H7386 there was no water in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:27 - And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that came up after them are seven years; and the seven empty H7386 ears blasted with the east wind shall be seven years of famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:47 - For it is not a vain H7386 thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:16 - And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty H7386 pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:4 - And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain H7386 and light persons, which followed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:3 - Then Jephthah fled from his brethren, and dwelt in the land of Tob: and there were gathered vain H7386 men to Jephthah, and went out with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:20 - Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows H7386 shamelessly uncovereth himself!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty H7386 vessels; borrow not a few.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:7 - And there are gathered unto him vain H7386 men, the children of Belial, and have strengthened themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted, and could not withstand them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:13 - Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. H7386 And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain H7386 persons is void of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain H7386 persons shall have poverty enough.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:8 - It shall even be as when an hungry man dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but he awaketh, and his soul is empty: H7386 or as when a thirsty man dreameth, and, behold, he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul hath appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - Then set it empty H7386 upon the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be hot, and may burn, and that the filthiness of it may be molten in it, that the scum of it may be consumed.
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