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Lexicon :: Strong's H748 - 'āraḵ

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אָרַךְ
Transliteration
'āraḵ
Pronunciation
aw-rak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 162

Strong’s Definitions

אָרַךְ ʼârak, aw-rak'; a primitive root; to be (causative, make) long (literally or figuratively):—defer, draw out, lengthen, (be, become, make, pro-) long, (out-, over-) live, tarry (long).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H748 in the following manner: prolong (18x), long (5x), lengthen (3x), draw out (3x), defer (2x), tarried (1x), ...lived (with H3117 0310) (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H748 in the following manner: prolong (18x), long (5x), lengthen (3x), draw out (3x), defer (2x), tarried (1x), ...lived (with H3117 0310) (2x).
  1. to be long, prolong

    1. (Qal) to be long

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to prolong (days)

      2. to make long (tent cords)

      3. to grow long, continue long

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָרַךְ ʼârak, aw-rak'; a primitive root; to be (causative, make) long (literally or figuratively):—defer, draw out, lengthen, (be, become, make, pro-) long, (out-, over-) live, tarry (long).
STRONGS H748: Abbreviations
† [אָרַךְ, [H750 אָרֵךְ]] verb be long, almost always of time (Assyrian arâku COTGloss, Aramaic H749 אֲרַךְ, KfRAe  ) —
Qal Perfect אָֽרְכוּ Genesis 26:8; Imperfect יַאַרְכוּ Ezekiel 12:22; 3rd person feminine plural וַתֶּאֱרַכְנָה Ezekiel 31:5 (strike out B Co) — be long, subject הַיָמִים (i.e. a long time passed Genesis 26:8 (J); compare Assyrian urriku ûmî, days grew long, Creation Tableta see COT Genesis 1:1); of delayed fulfillment of prophecy Ezekiel 12:22; subject פֹּארֹת Ezekiel 31:5 (but compare above)
Hiph. Perfect הֶאֱרִיךְ Proverbs 19:11; וְהַאֲרַכְתָּ֫ Deuteronomy 22:7, etc.; Imperfect יַאֲרִיךְ Deuteronomy 17:20 +; יַאֲרִיכוּ Deuteronomy 25:15; יַאֲרִכוּן Exodus 20:12 compare Deuteronomy 5:16; Deuteronomy 6:2; תַּאֲרִיכֻן Deuteronomy 4:26; Deuteronomy 30:18, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הַאֲרִיכִי Isaiah 54:2: Infinitive construct הַאֲרִיךְ Numbers 9:19, 22; Participle מַאֲרִיךְ Ecclesiastes 7:15; Ecclesiastes 8:12; —
1. transitive prolong,
(b) id. 1 Kings 3:14 י׳ subject וְהַאֲרַכְתִּי אֶת־יָמֶיךָ I will prolong thy days;
(c) postpone anger Isaiah 48:9 compare Proverbs 19:11 (i.e. shew oneself slow to anger); see also Job 6:11 אַאֲרִיךְ נַפְשִׁי i.e. be patient;
(d) literal (but in figure) make long furrows (with ל) Psalm 129:3; tentcords Isaiah 54:2; tongue Isaiah 57:4 (stretch out in mockery).
2. intransitive grow long, continue long (i.e. display length or continuance), subject יָמִים Exodus 20:12 = Deuteronomy 5:16; Deuteronomy 6:2; Deuteronomy 25:15; tarry long Numbers 9:19, 22 (subject הֶעָנָן), last (continue) long, (subject כֵּן Proverbs 28:2; be long (literally) of staves of ark 1 Kings 8:8; 2 Chronicles 5:9.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:1; 26:8; 26:8

Exodus

20:12; 20:12

Numbers

9:19; 9:19; 9:22; 9:22

Deuteronomy

4:26; 4:26; 4:40; 5:16; 5:16; 5:30; 6:2; 6:2; 11:9; 17:20; 17:20; 22:7; 22:7; 25:15; 25:15; 30:18; 30:18; 32:47

Joshua

24:31

Judges

2:7

1 Kings

3:14; 8:8

2 Chronicles

5:9

Job

6:11

Psalms

129:3

Proverbs

19:11; 19:11; 28:2; 28:16

Ecclesiastes

7:15; 7:15; 8:12; 8:12; 8:13

Isaiah

48:9; 53:10; 54:2; 54:2; 57:4

Ezekiel

12:22; 12:22; 31:5; 31:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H748 matches the Hebrew אָרַךְ ('āraḵ),
which occurs 34 times in 34 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - Now it came about, when he had been there a long H748 time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked down through a window, and saw them, and behold, Isaac was caressing his wife Rebekah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:12 - “Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be prolonged H748 on the land which the LORD your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:19 - Even when the cloud lingered H748 over the tabernacle for many days, [fn]the sons of Israel would comply with the LORD’S ordinance and not set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:22 - Whether it was two days, a month, or a year that the cloud lingered H748 over the tabernacle, staying above it, the sons of Israel remained camped and did not set out; but when it was lifted, they did set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:26 - I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today, that you will certainly perish quickly from the land where you are going over the Jordan to take possession of it. You will not [fn]live H748 long H748 on it, but will be utterly destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:40 - “So you shall keep His statutes and His commandments which I am [fn]giving you today, so that it may go well for you and for your children after you, and that you may [fn]live H748 long H748 on the land which the LORD your God is giving you for all time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:16 - ‘Honor your father and your mother, just as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that your days may be prolonged H748 and that it may go well for you on the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:33 - “You shall walk [fn]entirely in the way which the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live and that it may be well for you, and that you may prolong H748 your days in the land which you will possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:2 - so that you, your son, and your grandson will fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged H748.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:9 - and so that you may prolong H748 your days on the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give to them and to their [fn]descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:20 - so that his heart will not be haughty toward his countrymen, and that he will not turn away from the commandment to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may [fn]live H748 long H748 in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:7 - you shall certainly let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, in order that it may go well for you and that you may prolong H748 your days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - “You shall have a correct and honest [fn]weight; you shall have a correct and honest [fn]measure, so that your days may be prolonged H748 [fn]in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:18 - I declare to you today that you will certainly perish. You will not prolong H748 your days in the land where you are crossing the Jordan to enter [fn]and take possession of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:47 - “For it is not a [fn]trivial matter for you; indeed it is your life. And by this word you will prolong H748 your days in the land, [fn]which you are about to cross the Jordan to [fn]possess.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:31 - Israel served the LORD all the days of Joshua and all the days of the elders who [fn]survived H748 Joshua, and had known every deed of the LORD which He had done for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:7 - The people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who [fn]survived H748 Joshua, who had seen all the great work of the LORD which He had done for Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:14 - “And if you walk in My ways, keeping My statutes and commandments, as your father David walked, then I will prolong H748 your days.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:8 - But the poles were so long H748 that the ends of the poles could be seen from the holy place in front of the inner sanctuary, but they could not be seen outside; they are there to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:9 - The poles were so long H748 that the ends of the poles of the ark could be seen in front of the inner sanctuary, but they could not be seen outside; and [fn]they are there to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:11 - “What is my strength, that I should wait?
And what is my end, that I should [fn]endure H748?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:3 - “The plowers plowed upon my back;
They lengthened H748 their furrows.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - A person’s discretion makes H748 him slow H748 to anger,
And it is his glory to overlook an offense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - Due to a [fn]wrongdoing of [fn]a land its leaders are many,
But by a person of understanding and knowledge, so it endures H748.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding,
But a person who hates unjust gain will prolong H748 his days.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:15 - I have seen everything during my [fn]lifetime of futility; there is a righteous person who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked person who prolongs H748 his life in his wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:12 - Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen H748 his life, still I know that it will go well for those who fear God, who fear [fn]Him openly.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:13 - But it will not go well for the evil person and he will not lengthen H748 his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:9 - “For the sake of My name I delay H748 My wrath,
And for My praise I restrain it for you,
In order not to cut you off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:10 - But the LORD desired
To crush Him, [fn]causing Him grief;
If He renders [fn]Himself as a guilt offering,
He will see His [fn]offspring,
He will prolong H748 His days,
And the [fn]good pleasure of the LORD will prosper in His hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:2 - “Enlarge the place of your tent;
[fn]Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, do not spare them;
Lengthen H748 your ropes
And strengthen your pegs.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:4 - “Of whom do you make fun?
Against whom do you open wide your mouth
And stick H748 out H748 your tongue?
Are you not children of rebellion,
Offspring of deceit,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:22 - “Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, saying, ‘The days are long H748, and every vision fails’?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:5 - ‘Therefore its height was loftier than all the trees of the field
And its boughs became many and its branches long H748
Because of many waters [fn]as it spread them out.
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