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Lexicon :: Strong's H7495 - rāp̄ā'

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Strong’s Definitions

רָפָא râphâʼ, raw-faw'; or רָפָה râphâh; a primitive root; properly, to mend (by stitching), i.e. (figuratively) to cure:—cure, (cause to) heal, physician, repair, × thoroughly, make whole. See H7503.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 67x

The KJV translates Strong's H7495 in the following manner: heal (57x), physician (5x), cure (1x), repaired (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 67x
The KJV translates Strong's H7495 in the following manner: heal (57x), physician (5x), cure (1x), repaired (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to heal, make healthful

    1. (Qal) to heal

      1. of God

      2. healer, physician (of men)

      3. of hurts of nations involving restored favour (fig)

      4. of individual distresses (fig)

    2. (Niphal) to be healed

      1. literal (of persons)

      2. of water, pottery

      3. of national hurts (fig)

      4. of personal distress (fig)

    3. (Piel) to heal

      1. literal

      2. of national defects or hurts (fig)

    4. (Hithpael) in order to get healed (infinitive)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָפָא râphâʼ, raw-faw'; or רָפָה râphâh; a primitive root; properly, to mend (by stitching), i.e. (figuratively) to cure:—cure, (cause to) heal, physician, repair, × thoroughly, make whole. See H7503.
STRONGS H7495: Abbreviations
רָפָא verb heal (Late Hebrew in derivatives; Phoenician רפא, Syriac bdb095006 heal; on Aramaic proper name compounded with רפא see NöZMG xi (1886), 723 Lzb369; Sabean proper name אלרפא Langer1, 1 DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 326; Arabic bdb095007 (and bdb095008) darn, mend, repair, pacify; Ethiopic bdb095009 stitch together, mend; compare KüchenmeisterZWiss. Th. xxx (1887), 257 ff.); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular consecutive וְר׳ Isaiah 6:10, suffix וּרְפָאָם Isaiah 19:22, 1st person singular suffix consecutive וּרְפָאתִיו Isaiah 57:19, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִרְפָּא 2 Kings 20:8 +, suffix יִרְפָּאֵנוּ Hosea 6:1, 1st person singular אֶרְפָּא Hosea 14:5 +, אֶרְפָּה (Ges§ 75 pp) Jeremiah 3:22; 3rd person feminine plural תִּרְפֶּינָה (Idib. qq) Job 5:18, etc.; Imperative masculine singular רְפָא Numbers 12:13, רְפָה (Idib. pp) Psalm 60:4, רְפָאָ֫ה Psalm 41:5, etc.; Infinitive absolute רָפוֺא Isaiah 19:22; construct לִרְפֹּא Hosea 5:13, etc.; Participle רֹפֵא 2 Kings 20:5 +, etc.; — heal:
1. literally,
a. of God, with accusative of person Genesis 20:17 (E), Psalm 107:20 (suffix), with ל person Numbers 12:13 (JE) 2 Kings 20:5, 8.
b. of men, absolute Ecclesiastes 3:3 (opposed to הרג); participle as substantive healer, physician, Genesis 50:2 (twice in verse) (J) 2 Chronicles 16:12.
2. figurative, heal hurts of nation, involving י׳'s (restored) favour (and, often, forgiveness):
a. subject י׳, with suffix person, Hosea 6:1; Hosea 11:3 (yet compare We Now), Exodus 15:26 (J), Isaiah 19:22b Isaiah 57:18, 19; Jeremiah 33:6; Psalm 30:3, compare Psalm 6:3; with accusative עַם 2 Chronicles 30:20, with accusative אֶרֶץ 2 Chronicles 7:14; with ל of nation Hosea 7:1, and (indefinite subject) Isaiah 6:10 (lest) one heal them (= passive, they be healed); with accusative of hurt, מִחַץ מַכָּתוֺ Isaiah 30:26, שְׁבָרִים (of land) Psalm 60:4, so מְשׁוּבָה Hosea 14:5; Jeremiah 3:22 (including the consequences of backsliding); with ל of hurt Psalm 103:3; accusative nation (personified) + מִן of hurt Jeremiah 30:17 I will heal thee of thy wounds (|| אֶרְמָּאֵךְ); absolute Isaiah 19:22a (opposed to נגף), Deuteronomy 32:39 (opposed to מחץ); participle as substantive healer, physician Jeremiah 8:22.
b. human subject, with ל of nation, Hosea 5:13, compare Lamentations 2:13.
a. figurative, heal individual distresses, with suffix person Jeremiah 17:14, with accusative נַפְשִׁי = me Jeremiah 41:5, with ל person, לִשְׁבוּרֵי לֵב Psalm 147:3 (i.e. longing exiles, compare Isaiah 61:3); absolute Job 5:18 (opposed to מחץ); participle as substantive Job 13:4.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נּרְפָּא Leviticus 13:37 +, 3rd person feminine singular נִרְפָּ֑תָה (Ges§ 75 qq) Jeremiah 51:9; 3rd person plural וְנִרְפּאוּ consecutive Ezekiel 47:8; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תֵּרָפֵא Jeremiah 51:8; 3rd person masculine plural יֵרָֽפְאוּ Ezekiel 47:9, 11, וַיֵּרָפו (Gesl. c.) 2 Kings 2:22, etc.; Infinitive construct הֵרָפֵא Jeremiah 15:18 +, הֵרָפֵה (Idib.) Jeremiah 19:11; — be healed:
1. literally, of person 1 Samuel 6:3; + accusative of disease Deuteronomy 28:27, 35; subject disease Leviticus 13:18, 37; Leviticus 14:3, 48; of (bad) water 2 Kings 2:22, salt waters (prediction), i.e. be made fresh, Ezekiel 47:8, 9, 11; of (broken) pottery, i.e. be made whole, Jeremiah 19:11 (in simile).
2. figurative, be healed:
a. of national hurts, subject city Jeremiah 51:8, 9; involving forgiveness and י׳'s blessing, impersonal with ל of people, נִרְפָּא־לָנוּ Isaiah 53:5 i.e. healing has come to us.
b. of personal distress, subject person Jeremiah 17:14, subject the distress Jeremiah 15:18.
Pi. Perfect 1st person singular רִפִּאתִי 2 Kings 2:21; 2nd person masculine plural רִפֵּאתֶם Ezekiel 34:4; 1st person plural רִפִּאנוּ Jeremiah 51:9; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְרַפֵּא Exodus 21:19; Zechariah 11:16, וַיְרַפֵּא 1 Kings 18:30; 3rd person masculine plural וַיְרַפְּאוּ Jeremiah 6:14, וַיְרַפּוּ (Ges§ 75 qq) Jeremiah 8:11; Infinitive absolute רַפֹּא Exodus 21:19; — have healed, heal, usually human subject:
1. literal, יְרַפֵּא רַפֹּא Exodus 21:19 he shall have (him) well healed; with accusative of altar, = repair, 1 Kings 18:30; with ל of water (subject י׳) 2 Kings 2:21.
2. figurative of healing national defects and hurts, accusative of person, Ezekiel 34:14; Zechariah 11:16; work at healing, treat (accusative of hurt) Jeremiah 6:14; Jeremiah 8:11 (both עַלנְֿקַלָּה, see [קָלַל] Niph. 2), Jeremiah 51:9.
Hithp. Infinitive construct of purpose, לְהִתְרַפֵּא, literally, in order to get healed, + מִן of wounds 2 Kings 8:29 = 2 Kings 9:15, so || 2 Chronicles 22:6 (read with Greek Version of the LXX מִן for כִּי, compare Be Kau Benz).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:17; 50:2


15:26; 21:19; 21:19; 21:19


13:18; 13:37; 13:37; 14:3; 14:48


12:13; 12:13


28:27; 28:35; 32:39

1 Samuel


1 Kings

18:30; 18:30

2 Kings

2:21; 2:21; 2:22; 2:22; 8:29; 9:15; 20:5; 20:5; 20:8; 20:8

2 Chronicles

7:14; 16:12; 22:6; 30:20


5:18; 5:18; 13:4


6:3; 30:3; 41:5; 60:4; 60:4; 103:3; 107:20; 147:3




6:10; 6:10; 19:22; 19:22; 19:22; 19:22; 30:26; 53:5; 57:18; 57:19; 57:19; 61:3


3:22; 3:22; 6:14; 6:14; 8:11; 8:11; 8:22; 15:18; 15:18; 17:14; 17:14; 19:11; 19:11; 30:17; 33:6; 41:5; 51:8; 51:8; 51:9; 51:9; 51:9; 51:9




34:4; 34:14; 47:8; 47:8; 47:9; 47:9; 47:11; 47:11


5:13; 5:13; 6:1; 6:1; 7:1; 11:3; 14:5; 14:5


11:16; 11:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7495 matches the Hebrew רָפָא (rāp̄ā'),
which occurs 69 times in 62 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 20:17–Jer 51:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:17 - So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed H7495 Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:2 - And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians H7495 to embalm his father: and the physicians H7495 embalmed Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:26 - And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth H7495 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:19 - If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly H7495 healed. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:18 - The flesh also, in which, even in the skin thereof, was a boil, and is healed, H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:37 - But if the scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair grown up therein; the scall is healed, H7495 he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:3 - And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed H7495 in the leper;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:48 - And if the priest shall come in, and look upon it, and, behold, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house was plaistered: then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, because the plague is healed. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:13 - And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, Heal H7495 her now, O God, I beseech thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:27 - The LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:35 - The LORD shall smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be healed, H7495 from the sole of thy foot unto the top of thy head.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:39 - See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: H7495 neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:3 - And they said, If ye send away the ark of the God of Israel, send it not empty; but in any wise return him a trespass offering: then ye shall be healed, H7495 and it shall be known to you why his hand is not removed from you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:30 - And Elijah said unto all the people, Come near unto me. And all the people came near unto him. And he repaired H7495 the altar of the LORD that was broken down.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:21 - And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed H7495 these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:22 - So the waters were healed H7495 unto this day, according to the saying of Elisha which he spake.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:29 - And king Joram went back to be healed H7495 in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:15 - But king Joram was returned to be healed H7495 in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria.) And Jehu said, If it be your minds, then let none go forth nor escape out of the city to go to tell it in Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:5 - Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal H7495 thee: on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:8 - And Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, What shall be the sign that the LORD will heal H7495 me, and that I shall go up into the house of the LORD the third day?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:14 - If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal H7495 their land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:12 - And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians. H7495
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - And he returned to be healed H7495 in Jezreel because of the wounds which were given him at Ramah, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria. And Azariah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab at Jezreel, because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:20 - And the LORD hearkened to Hezekiah, and healed H7495 the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 - For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:4 - But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians H7495 of no value.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:2 - Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal H7495 me; for my bones are vexed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:2 - O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed H7495 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:4 - I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal H7495 my soul; for I have sinned against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 - Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal H7495 the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:3 - Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth H7495 all thy diseases;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:20 - He sent his word, and healed H7495 them, and delivered them from their destructions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:3 - He healeth H7495 the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:3 - A time to kill, and a time to heal; H7495 a time to break down, and a time to build up;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:10 - Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal H7495 it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal H7495 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:26 - Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth H7495 the stroke of their wound.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:5 - But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. H7495
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 - I have seen his ways, and will heal H7495 him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:19 - I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and I will heal H7495 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 - Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal H7495 your backslidings. Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:14 - They have healed H7495 also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:11 - For they have healed H7495 the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:22 - Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician H7495 there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:18 - Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed? H7495 wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar, and as waters that fail?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:14 - Heal H7495 me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; H7495 save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:11 - And shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Even so will I break this people and this city, as one breaketh a potter's vessel, that cannot be made whole again: H7495 and they shall bury them in Tophet, till there be no place to bury.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:17 - For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal H7495 thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:6 - Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure H7495 them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:8 - Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed. H7495

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