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Lexicon :: Strong's H7456 - rāʿēḇ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2183

Strong’s Definitions

רָעֵב râʻêb, raw-abe'; a primitive root; to hunger:—(suffer to) famish, (be, have, suffer, suffer to) hunger(-ry).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H7456 in the following manner: ..hunger (5x), hungry (4x), suffer famish (1x), famished (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H7456 in the following manner: ..hunger (5x), hungry (4x), suffer famish (1x), famished (1x).
  1. to be hungry, be voracious

    1. (Qal) to be hungry

    2. (Hiphil) to allow one to be hungry, allow to hunger

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָעֵב râʻêb, raw-abe'; a primitive root; to hunger:—(suffer to) famish, (be, have, suffer, suffer to) hunger(-ry).
רָעֵב verb be hungry (Late Hebrew id. Hiph. and derivatives; Assyrian rûbatu, hunger; Arabic bdb094405 be roomy, voracious, bdb094406 desire vehemently; Ethiopic bdb094407 be hungry); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine plural ר׳ Isaiah 9:19; Isaiah 44:12; 3rd person plural רָעֵ֑בוּ Psalm 34:11; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִרְעַב Isaiah 8:21, 1st person plural נִרְעַב Jeremiah 42:14, etc.; — be hungry Isaiah 8:21; Genesis 41:55 (E; of land, = have famine), Jeremiah 42:14 (לַלֶּחֶם), Isaiah 49:10 (|| צמא), Isaiah 65:13 (|| id.; opposed to אכל), Psalm 50:12 if I should be hungry (of י׳), Proverbs 6:30; Proverbs 19:15.
Hiph. allow one to hunger, subject י׳ : Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיַּרְעִבֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 8:3 (opposed to וַיַּאֲִֽֽֽכלְךָ), יַרְעִיב נֶפֶשׁ Proverbs 10:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs






34:11; 50:12


6:30; 10:3; 19:15


8:21; 8:21; 9:19; 44:12; 49:10; 65:13


42:14; 42:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7456 matches the Hebrew רָעֵב (rāʿēḇ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:55 - So when all the land of Egypt suffered H7456 famine H7456, the people cried out to Pharaoh for bread; and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, “Go to Joseph; whatever he says to you, you shall do.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:3 - “And He humbled you and let you go H7456 hungry H7456, and fed you with the manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, in order to make you [fn]understand that man shall not live on bread alone, but man shall live on everything that comes out of the mouth of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:10 - The young lions do without and suffer H7456 hunger H7456;
But they who seek the LORD will not lack any good thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:12 - “If I were hungry H7456 I would not tell you,
For the world is Mine, and [fn]everything it contains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:30 - People do not despise a thief if he steals
To satisfy [fn]himself when he is hungry H7456;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:3 - The LORD will not allow the [fn]righteous to hunger H7456,
But He will [fn]reject the craving of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - Laziness casts one into a deep sleep,
And [fn]a lazy [fn]person will suffer H7456 hunger H7456.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:21 - They will pass through [fn]the land dejected and hungry, and it will turn out that when they are hungry H7456, they will become enraged and curse [fn]their king and their God as they face upward.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:20 - [fn]They devour what is on the right hand but are still hungry H7456,
And [fn]they eat what is on the left hand, but they are not satisfied;
Each of them eats the flesh of his own arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:12 - The craftsman of iron shapes a cutting tool and does his work over the coals, [fn]fashioning it with hammers and working it with his strong arm. He also gets H7456 hungry H7456 and [fn]his strength fails; he drinks no water and becomes weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:10 - “They will not hunger H7456 or thirst,
Nor will the scorching heat or sun strike them down;
For He who has compassion on them will lead them,
And He will guide them to springs of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:13 - Therefore, this is what the Lord [fn]GOD says:
“Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry H7456.
Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty.
Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:14 - saying, “No, but we will go to the land of Egypt, where we will not see war, or hear the sound of a trumpet, or hunger H7456 for bread, and we will stay there”;

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