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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 - Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed H7495 Abimelech and his wife and his female slaves, so that they gave birth to children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:2 - Joseph commanded his servants the physicians H7495 to embalm his father. So the physicians H7495 embalmed Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:26 - And He said, “If you will listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and listen to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer H7495.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:19 - if he gets up and walks around outside on his staff, then he who struck him shall go unpunished; he shall only pay for his [fn]loss of time, and [fn]shall pay H7495 for H7495 his care H7495 until he is completely H7495 healed H7495.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:18 -

“Now when the [fn]body has a boil on its skin and it is healed H7495,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:37 - “If in his sight the scale has remained, however, and black hair has grown in it, the scale has healed H7495, and he is clean; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:3 - and the priest shall go out to a place outside of the camp. Then the priest shall look, and if the [fn]leprous infection has been healed H7495 in the person with leprosy,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:48 -

“If, on the other hand, the priest comes in and [fn]makes an inspection and the spot has not indeed spread in the house after the house has been replastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean because the spot has [fn]not H7495 reappeared H7495.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:13 - So Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, “God, heal H7495 her, please!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:27 -

“The LORD will strike you with the boils of Egypt and with tumors, the festering rash, and with scabies, from which you cannot be healed H7495.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:35 - “The LORD will strike you on the knees and thighs with severe boils from which you cannot be healed H7495, and strike you from the sole of your foot to the top of your head.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:39 -

‘See now that I, I am He,

And there is no god besides Me;

It is I who put to death and give life.

I have wounded and it is I who heal H7495,

And there is no one who can save anyone from My hand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:3 - And they said, “If you are going to send the ark of the God of Israel away, do not send it empty; but you shall certainly return to Him a guilt offering. Then you will be healed H7495, and it will be revealed to you why His hand does not leave you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:30 -

Then Elijah said to all the people, “Come forward to me.” So all the people came forward to him. And he repaired H7495 the altar of the LORD which had been torn down.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:21 - Then he went out to the spring of water and threw salt [fn]in it and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘I have [fn]purified H7495 these waters; there shall not come from there death or [fn]unfruitfulness any longer.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:22 - So the waters have been [fn]purified H7495 to this day, in accordance with the word of Elisha which he spoke.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:29 - So King Joram returned to have himself healed H7495 in Jezreel of the wounds which the Arameans had [fn]inflicted on him at Ramah when he fought against Hazael king of Aram. Then 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 [fn]Joram had returned to Jezreel to have himself healed H7495 of the wounds which the Arameans had [fn]inflicted on him when he fought Hazael king of Aram. So Jehu said to the other men, “If this is your [fn]intent, then let no [fn]one escape from the city to go tell about it in Jezreel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:5 - “Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘This is what the LORD, the God of your father David says: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I am going to heal H7495 you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:8 -

Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “What will be the sign that the LORD will heal H7495 me, and that I will go up to the house of the LORD on the third day?”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:14 - and My people [fn]who are called by My name humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal H7495 their land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:12 - In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians H7495.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - So he returned to be healed H7495 in Jezreel of the wounds [fn]which they had inflicted on him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Aram. And [fn]Ahaziah, the son of Jehoram king of Judah, went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:20 - So the LORD heard Hezekiah and healed H7495 the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 -

“For He inflicts pain, and [fn]gives relief;

He wounds, but His hands also heal H7495.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:4 -

“But you smear me with lies;

You are all worthless physicians H7495.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:2 -

Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am frail;

Heal H7495 me, LORD, for my bones are horrified.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:2 -

LORD my God,

I cried to You for help, and You healed H7495 me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:4 -

As for me, I said, “LORD, be gracious to me;

Heal H7495 my soul, for I have sinned against You.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 -

You have made the [fn]land quake, You have split it open;

Heal H7495 its cracks, for it sways.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:3 -

Who pardons all your guilt,

Who heals H7495 all your diseases;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:20 -

He sent His word and healed H7495 them,

And saved them from their [fn]destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:3 -

He heals H7495 the brokenhearted

And binds up their [fn]wounds.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:3 -

A time to kill and a time to heal H7495;

A time to tear down and a time to build up.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:10 -

“Make the hearts of this people [fn]insensitive,

Their ears [fn]dull,

And their eyes [fn]blind,

So that they will not see with their eyes,

Hear with their ears,

Understand with their hearts,

And return and be healed H7495.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - And the LORD will strike Egypt, striking but healing H7495; so they will return to the LORD, and He will respond to their pleas and heal H7495 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:26 - And the light of the full moon will be like the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven days, on the day the LORD binds up the fracture of His people and heals H7495 the wound [fn]He has inflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:5 -

But He was [fn]pierced for our offenses,

He was crushed for our wrongdoings;

The punishment for our [fn]well-being was laid upon Him,

And by His wounds we are healed H7495.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 -

“I have seen his ways, but I will heal H7495 him;

I will lead him and restore comfort to him and to his mourners,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:19 -

Creating the [fn]praise of the lips.

Peace, peace to him who is far away and to him who is near,”

Says the LORD, “and I will heal H7495 him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 -

“Return, you faithless sons,

I will heal H7495 your faithlessness.”

“Behold, we come to You;

For You are the LORD our God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:14 -

“They have healed H7495 the brokenness of My people superficially,

Saying, ‘Peace, peace,’

But there is no peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:11 -

“They have healed H7495 the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially,

Saying, ‘Peace, peace,’

But there is no peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:22 -

Is there no balm in Gilead?

Is there no physician H7495 there?

Why then has not the [fn]health of the daughter of my people [fn]been restored?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:18 -

Why has my pain been endless

And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed H7495?

Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream

With water that is unreliable?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:14 -

Heal H7495 me, LORD, and I will be healed H7495;

Save me and I will be saved,

For You are my praise.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:11 - and say to them, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “To the same extent I will break this people and this city, just as one breaks a potter’s vessel, which cannot again be repaired H7495; and they will bury their dead in Topheth, [fn]because there is no other place for burial.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:17 -

‘For I will [fn]restore you to [fn]health

And I will heal H7495 you of your wounds,’ declares the LORD,

‘Because they have called you an outcast, saying:

“It is Zion; no one [fn]cares for her.”’

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:6 - ‘Behold, I am going to bring to it healing and a remedy, and I will heal H7495 them; and I will reveal to them an abundance of peace and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:8 -

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken;

Wail over her!

Bring [fn]balm for her pain;

Perhaps she may be healed H7495.

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