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Lexicon :: Strong's H7442 - rānan

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TWOT Reference: 2134,2179

Strong’s Definitions

רָנַן rânan, raw-nan'; a primitive root; properly, to creak (or emit a stridulous sound), i.e. to shout (usually for joy):—aloud for joy, cry out, be joyful (greatly, make to) rejoice, (cause to) shout (for joy), (cause to) sing (aloud, for joy, out), triumph.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 52x

The KJV translates Strong's H7442 in the following manner: sing (20x), rejoice (11x), sing aloud (4x), shout (4x), shout for joy (3x), sing for joy (2x), crieth (2x), cry out (2x), shout aloud (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 52x
The KJV translates Strong's H7442 in the following manner: sing (20x), rejoice (11x), sing aloud (4x), shout (4x), shout for joy (3x), sing for joy (2x), crieth (2x), cry out (2x), shout aloud (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to overcome

    1. (Hithpolel) to be overcome

  2. to cry out, shout for joy, give a ringing cry

    1. (Qal)

      1. to give a ringing cry (in joy, exaltation, distress)

      2. to cry aloud (in summons, exhortation of wisdom)

    2. (Piel) to give a ringing cry (in joy, exultation, praise)

    3. (Pual) ringing cry, singing out (passive)

    4. (Hiphil) to cause to ring or sing out (for joy)

    5. (Hithpolel) rejoicing (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָנַן rânan, raw-nan'; a primitive root; properly, to creak (or emit a stridulous sound), i.e. to shout (usually for joy):—aloud for joy, cry out, be joyful (greatly, make to) rejoice, (cause to) shout (for joy), (cause to) sing (aloud, for joy, out), triumph.
STRONGS H7442: Abbreviations
† [רוּן] verb overcome (compare Arabic bdb092901 (bdb092902), with bdb092903 or bdb092904 person, overcome, e.g. of wine); — assumed in Hebrew by Thes (after Greek Version of the LXX) and most modern to explain Hithpō`. Participle כְּגִבּוֺר מִתְרוֺנֵן מִיָּ֑יִן Psalm 78:65 like a hero overcome by wine (compare || Psalm 78:65a); AV RV De Che and others shout (√רנן), compare Targum; so Hup-Now, with alternate conjecture מִתְעוֺרֵר, and this sense more suitable (compare LuzzIl Pentateuco iii (1874), 162 (Leviticus 21:7) Perles79).

† [רָנַן] verb give a ringing cry (onomatopoetic ? compare Arabic bdb094301 cry aloud, also twang (of bowstring); Late Hebrew Pi. murmur, complain, compare Jewish-Aramaic (not Targum) ); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָרוּן (Ges§ 67 q) Proverbs 29:6 (but read perhaps יָרוּץ, Pinsk Toy, see רוּץ 2); 3rd person feminine singular תָּרֹן Isaiah 35:6; 3rd person masculine plural יָרֹ֫נוּ Isaiah 24:14 +, וַיָּר׳ Leviticus 9:24; 3rd person feminine plural תָּרֹ֫נָּה Proverbs 1:20; Proverbs 8:3; Imperative feminine singular רָנִּי Isaiah 54:1 +, רֹ֫נִּי Isaiah 12:6; masculine plural רָנּוּ Jeremiah 31:7 +; Infinitive construct בְּרָןֿ Job 38:7; — give a ringing cry:
1. in joy, exultation, || צָהַל Jeremiah 31:7 (שִׂמְחָה ר׳), Isaiah 12:6; Isaiah 24:14 (|| נָשָׂא קוֺל) Isaiah 54:1 (+ פָּצַח רִנּה); || הֵרִיעַ Zephaniah 3:14 (+ שׂמח, עלז), Isaiah 44:23; Job 38:7; || שָׂמַח Zechariah 2:14 [Zechariah 2:10]; Psalm 35:27; Proverbs 29:6 (see above); || גִּיל Isaiah 49:13 (+ הֵרִים רִנָּה), || צָוַח Isaiah 42:11; opposed to צָעַק (cry in distress) Isaiah 65:14 (מִן of cause); Leviticus 9:24; Isaiah 35:6 (subject לָשׁוֺן). — Isaiah 61:7 is corrupt; read perhaps וָרֹק and spitting, Klo CheHpt.
2. in distress, Lamentations 2:19.
3. cry aloud, in summons, exhortation (of wisdom) Proverbs 1:20 (|| נָתַן קוֺל), Proverbs 8:3.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person plural consecutive וְרִנְּנוּ Jeremiah 31:12; Jeremiah 51:48; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular חְרַנֵּן Psalm 51:16 [Psalm 51:14], 3rd person masculine plural יְרַנְּנוּ Psalm 84:3 [Psalm 84:2] +, יְרַנֵּ֑נוּ Psalm 5:12 [Psalm 5:11] +; 3rd person feminine plural חְרַנֵּ֫נָּה Psalm 71:23 (van d. H. תְּרַנֵּנָה), etc.; Imperative masculine plural רַנְּנוּ Isaiah 52:9 +; Infinitive absolute רַנֵּן [H7444 Psalm 132:16], construct id. [H7444 Isaiah 35:2]; — give a ringing cry, in joy, exultation, especially in praise to י׳, Jeremiah 31:12; Jeremiah 51:48; Isaiah 26:19; [H7444 Isaiah 35:2] (+ גִּילַת, see גִּילָה), Isaiah 52:8 (|| נָשָׂא קוֺל) Isaiah 52:9 (+ פָּצַח); elsewhere only Psalms: Psalm 5:12 [Psalm 5:11] (|| שָׂמַח, עָלַץ), Psalm 67:5 [Psalm 67:4]; Psalm 90:14; Psalm 92:5 [Psalm 92:4] (with ב of thing; all || שׂ׳ alone); Psalm 149:5 (|| עָלַז); Psalm 98:4 (|| הֵרִיעַ; + פָּצַח, זִמֵּר), Psalm 132:9; Psalm 145:7, רַנֵּן יְרַנֵּ֑נוּ [H7444 Psalm 132:16]; with accusative of theme Psalm 51:16 [Psalm 51:14]; Psalm 59:17 [Psalm 59:16] (|| שִׁיר); בי׳ Psalm 33:1; ב of thing Psalm 20:6 [Psalm 20:5]; Psalm 63:8 [Psalm 63:7]; Psalm 89:13 [Psalm 89:12]; with לי׳ Psalm 95:1 (|| הֵרִיעַ), אֶלאֵֿל Psalm 84:3 [Psalm 84:2], (מִ)לפני י׳ Psalm 96:12 (|| עָלַז) = 1 Chronicles 16:33 (|| עָלַץ), Psalm 98:8; subject שְׂכָּתַיִם Psalm 71:23 (|| זִמֵּר).
Pu. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular impersonal לֹא יְרֻנָּן Isaiah 16:10 no ringing cry shall be given (|| יְרֹעַ֑ע).
Hiph. Imperfect cause to ring out for joy, 1st person singular לֵב אַלְמָנָה אַרְנִן Job 29:13; 2nd person masculine singular בֹקֶר וָעֶרֶב תַּרְנִין מוֺצָאֵ׳ Psalm 65:9 [Psalm 65:8]; Imperative masculine plural הַרְנִינוּ ring out a cry of joy Psalm 32:11 (|| שׂמח, גיל), לי׳ Psalm 81:2 [Psalm 81:1] (|| הריע); with accusative of theme, עַמּוֺ Deuteronomy 32:43 (see Dr; compare Pi.). —
Hithpō`. Psalm 78:65 compare H7442 רון.
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9:24; 9:24



1 Chronicles



29:13; 38:7; 38:7


5:11; 5:11; 20:5; 32:11; 33:1; 35:27; 51:14; 51:14; 59:16; 63:7; 65:8; 67:4; 71:23; 71:23; 78:65; 78:65; 78:65; 81:1; 84:2; 84:2; 89:12; 90:14; 92:4; 95:1; 96:12; 98:4; 98:8; 132:9; 145:7; 149:5


1:20; 1:20; 8:3; 8:3; 29:6; 29:6


12:6; 12:6; 16:10; 24:14; 24:14; 26:19; 35:6; 35:6; 42:11; 44:23; 49:13; 52:8; 52:9; 52:9; 54:1; 54:1; 61:7; 65:14


31:7; 31:7; 31:12; 31:12; 51:48; 51:48







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7442 matches the Hebrew רָנַן (rānan),
which occurs 53 times in 53 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Lev 9:24–Jer 51:48)

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:24 - And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people saw, they shouted, H7442 and fell on their faces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:43 - Rejoice, H7442 O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:33 - Then shall the trees of the wood sing out H7442 at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:13 - The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. H7442
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:7 - When the morning stars sang H7442 together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:11 - But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, H7442 because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 20:5 - We will rejoice H7442 in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfil all thy petitions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:11 - Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout H7442 for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:1 - Rejoice H7442 in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 - Let them shout for joy, H7442 and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:14 - Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud H7442 of thy righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 - But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud H7442 of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:7 - Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. H7442
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:8 - They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. H7442
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:4 - O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: H7442 for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips shall greatly rejoice H7442 when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:65 - Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that shouteth H7442 by reason of wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.]] Sing aloud H7442 unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:2 - My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out H7442 for the living God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:12 - The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice H7442 in thy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice H7442 and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:4 - For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph H7442 in the works of thy hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:1 - O come, let us sing H7442 unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:12 - Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice H7442
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:4 - Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, H7442 and sing praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:8 - Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful H7442 together
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:9 - Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy. H7442
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:16 - I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud H7442 for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing H7442 of thy righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:5 - Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud H7442 upon their beds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:20 - Wisdom crieth H7442 without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:3 - She crieth H7442 at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing H7442 and rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:6 - Cry out and shout, H7442 thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:10 - And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, H7442 neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:14 - They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing H7442 for the majesty of the LORD, they shall cry aloud from the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:19 - Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, H7442 ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:2 - It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:6 - Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: H7442 for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:11 - Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, H7442 let them shout from the top of the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:23 - Sing, H7442 O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:13 - Sing, H7442 O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:8 - Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: H7442 for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:9 - Break forth into joy, sing H7442 together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:1 - Sing, H7442 O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:7 - For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice H7442 in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 - Behold, my servants shall sing H7442 for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:7 - For thus saith the LORD; Sing H7442 with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - Therefore they shall come and sing H7442 in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:48 - Then the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, shall sing H7442 for Babylon: for the spoilers shall come unto her from the north, saith the LORD.

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