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Lexicon :: Strong's H7402 - rāḵal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2165

Strong’s Definitions

רָכַל râkal, raw-kal'; a primitive root; to travel for trading:—(spice) merchant.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H7402 in the following manner: merchant (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H7402 in the following manner: merchant (17x).
  1. to go about (meaning dubious)

    1. (Qal) trafficker, trader (participle) (subst)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָכַל râkal, raw-kal'; a primitive root; to travel for trading:—(spice) merchant.
STRONGS H7402: Abbreviations
† [רָכַל] verb probably go about, from one to another (for trade or gossip) (? connected with רגל; compare Arabic bdb094001 kick a horse, to make him go [? properly use the foot, compare bdb094002 ?]; Late Hebrew רוֺכֵל, Aramaic רוֺכְלָא, bdb094003 trader, Late Hebrew רְכִילוּת slander [compare bdb094004 calumniator, from bdb094005 go about, Qor 2:19 and elsewhere]); —
Qal Participle רוֺכֵל Songs 3:6; feminine singular construct רֹכֶ֫לֶת Ezekiel 27:3, suffix רֹכַלְתֵךְ Ezekiel 27:20; Ezekiel 27:23; masculine plural רֹכְלִים 1 Kings 10:15 +, etc.; — as substantive = trafficker, trader: usually plural, Nahum 3:16; Ezekiel 17:4 (עִיר ר׳), Ezekiel 27:13, 15, 17, 22 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 27:23a (< strike out Toy Krae), Ezekiel 27:24; Nehemiah 3:31, 32; Nehemiah 13:20 (+ מֹרֵי כָלמִֿמְכָּר); מִסְחַר הָר׳ 1 Kings 10:15 (text dubious; compare מ׳ p.695); singular figurative of Tyre, רֹכֶלֶת הָעַמִּים אֶלאִֿיִּים רַכִּים Ezekiel 27:8, of a people Ezekiel 27:20; Ezekiel 27:23b (plural MezHarran 34 Krae, see also כִּלְמֶד); singular of person only אַבְקַת רוֺכֵל Songs 3:6.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

10:15; 10:15


3:31; 3:32; 13:20

Song of Songs

3:6; 3:6


17:4; 27:3; 27:8; 27:13; 27:15; 27:17; 27:20; 27:20; 27:22; 27:23; 27:23; 27:23; 27:24




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7402 matches the Hebrew רָכַל (rāḵal),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:15 - Beside that he had of the merchantmen, and of the traffick of the spice merchants, H7402 and of all the kings of Arabia, and of the governors of the country.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:31 - After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, H7402 over against the gate Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:32 - And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep gate repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants. H7402
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:20 - So the merchants H7402 and sellers of all kind of ware lodged without Jerusalem once or twice.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant? H7402
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:4 - He cropped off the top of his young twigs, and carried it into a land of traffick; he set it in a city of merchants. H7402
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:3 - And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant H7402 of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:13 - Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they were thy merchants: H7402 they traded the persons of men and vessels of brass in thy market.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:15 - The men of Dedan were thy merchants; H7402 many isles were the merchandise of thine hand: they brought thee for a present horns of ivory and ebony.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:17 - Judah, and the land of Israel, they were thy merchants: H7402 they traded in thy market wheat of Minnith, and Pannag, and honey, and oil, and balm.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:20 - Dedan was thy merchant H7402 in precious clothes for chariots.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:22 - The merchants H7402 of Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants: H7402 they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:23 - Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the merchants H7402 of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, were thy merchants. H7402
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:24 - These were thy merchants H7402 in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords, and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:16 - Thou hast multiplied thy merchants H7402 above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and flieth away.
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