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Lexicon :: Strong's H7493 - rāʿaš

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Strong’s Definitions

רָעַשׁ râʻash, raw-ash; a primitive root; to undulate (as the earth, the sky, etc.; also a field of grain), particularly through fear; specifically, to spring (as a locust):—make afraid, (re-) move, quake, (make to) shake, (make to) tremble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H7493 in the following manner: shake (16x), tremble (9x), moved (2x), afraid (1x), quake (1x), remove (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H7493 in the following manner: shake (16x), tremble (9x), moved (2x), afraid (1x), quake (1x), remove (1x).
  1. to quake, shake

    1. (Qal) to quake, shake

    2. (Niphal) to be made to quake

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to quake

      2. to cause to spring or leap (of horse)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָעַשׁ râʻash, raw-ash; a primitive root; to undulate (as the earth, the sky, etc.; also a field of grain), particularly through fear; specifically, to spring (as a locust):—make afraid, (re-) move, quake, (make to) shake, (make to) tremble.
STRONGS H7493: Abbreviations
† [רָעַשׁ] verb quake, shake, intransitive (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew, so Aramaic bdb095002 (rare), and (once) רְשְַׁ toss, rage (of sea); Arabic bdb095003, usually bdb095004, bdb095005, (loan-word?), tremble, quiver, quake; compare perhaps Assyrian rêšu, exult); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular רָעֲשָׁה Jeremiah 8:16; Jeremiah 49:21, רָעָ֑שָׁה Judges 5:4; Psalm 68:9; 3rd person plural רָעֲשׁוּ Joel 2:10 +, etc. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִרְעַשׁ Psalm 72:16, 3rd person feminine plural תִּרְעַשְׁנָה Ezekiel 26:10, etc.; Participle plural רֹעֲשִׁים Jeremiah 4:24; — quake, shake, of earth Judges 5:4 = Psalm 68:9, 2 Samuel 22:8 (|| רגז) = Psalm 18:8 (|| id.), Psalm 77:19 (+ רגז), also Isaiah 13:13 (with עַלכֵּֿן, + מִמְּקוֺמוֺ, pregnantly; || רָגַז), Jeremiah 51:29; with מִן causative Jeremiah 8:16; Jeremiah 10:10; Jeremiah 49:21; of מוֺסְדֵי אָ֑רֶץ Isaiah 24:18; of heavens Joel 2:10 (לִפְנֵי causative; || רָגַז); heavens and earth Joel 4:16; mountains Jeremiah 4:24; Nahum 1:5 (מִן person causative), Psalm 46:4 (ב causative); walls Ezekiel 26:10 (מִן causative); אִיִּים Ezekiel 26:15 (id.); מִגְרשׁוֺת Ezekiel 27:28 (ל causative); הַסִּפִּים Amos 9:1; all living things Ezekiel 38:20 (מִפָּנַי causative); of waving grain Psalm 72:16.
Niph. נִרְעֲשָׁה הָאָרֶץ Jeremiah 50:46 is made to quake (מִקּוֺל).
Hiph. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular הִרְעַשְׁתָּה Psalm 60:4; 1st person singular הַרְעַשְׁתִּי Ezekiel 31:16; וְהִר׳ consecutive Haggai 2:7; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix 3rd person masculine singular (הֲ)תַרְעִישֶׁנּוּ Job 39:20; Participle מַרְעִישׁ Isaiah 14:16 + 2 times; —
1. cause to quake, subject י׳, with accusative of heavens, earth, nations, etc., Haggai 2:6 + 7 + 21, compare Psalm 60:4; nations + מִקּוֺל Ezekiel 31:16; subject man, with accusative of kingdoms Isaiah 14:16 (|| מַרְגִּיז).
2. cause (horse) to spring, leap (like locust), man subject, Job 39:20.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:4; 5:4

2 Samuel



39:20; 39:20


18:8; 46:4; 60:4; 60:4; 68:9; 68:9; 72:16; 72:16; 77:19


13:13; 14:16; 14:16; 24:18


4:24; 4:24; 8:16; 8:16; 10:10; 49:21; 49:21; 50:46; 51:29


26:10; 26:10; 26:15; 27:28; 31:16; 31:16; 38:20


2:10; 2:10






2:6; 2:7; 2:7; 2:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7493 matches the Hebrew רָעַשׁ (rāʿaš),
which occurs 30 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:4 - LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, H7493 and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:8 - Then the earth shook and trembled; H7493 the foundations of heaven moved and shook, because he was wroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:20 - Canst thou make him afraid H7493 as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:7 - Then the earth shook and trembled; H7493 the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:3 - Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake H7493 with the swelling thereof. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 - Thou hast made the earth to tremble; H7493 thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:8 - The earth shook, H7493 the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:16 - There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake H7493 like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:18 - The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook. H7493
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:13 - Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove H7493 out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:16 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake H7493 kingdoms;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:18 - And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do shake. H7493
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:24 - I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, H7493 and all the hills moved lightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:16 - The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled H7493 at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:10 - But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, H7493 and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:21 - The earth is moved H7493 at the noise of their fall, at the cry the noise thereof was heard in the Red sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:46 - At the noise of the taking of Babylon the earth is moved, H7493 and the cry is heard among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:29 - And the land shall tremble H7493 and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:10 - By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall shake H7493 at the noise of the horsemen, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city wherein is made a breach.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake H7493 at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:28 - The suburbs shall shake H7493 at the sound of the cry of thy pilots.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:16 - I made the nations to shake H7493 at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:20 - So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake H7493 at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:10 - The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: H7493 the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:16 - The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: H7493 but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:1 - I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: H7493 and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:5 - The mountains quake H7493 at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:6 - For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake H7493 the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land;
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:7 - And I will shake H7493 all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:21 - Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah, saying, I will shake H7493 the heavens and the earth;
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