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Lexicon :: Strong's H7497 - rᵊp̄ā'îm

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רְפָאִים
Transliteration
rᵊp̄ā'îm
Pronunciation
raw-faw'
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Part of Speech
proper gentilic noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From רָפָא (H7495) in the sense of invigorating
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TWOT Reference: 2198d

Strong’s Definitions

רָפָא râphâʼ, raw-faw'; or רָפָה râphâh; from H7495 in the sense of invigorating; a giant:—giant, Rapha, Rephaim(-s). See also H1051.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H7497 in the following manner: giant (17x), Rephaim (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H7497 in the following manner: giant (17x), Rephaim (8x).
  1. giants, Rephaim

    1. old tribe of giants

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָפָא râphâʼ, raw-faw'; or רָפָה râphâh; from H7495 in the sense of invigorating; a giant:—giant, Rapha, Rephaim(-s). See also H1051.
STRONGS H7497:
† II. רְפָאִים proper name, of a people old race of giants (perhaps = I. ר׳, as extinct and powerless; see especially WRS in DrDeuteronomy 2:11; or as shadowy, vaguely known, SchwZAW xviii (1898), 127 ff. see also Stal.c.); — ancient inhabitants of Canaan [west of Jordan?], Genesis 15:20; Joshua 17:15 (JE), compare 1 Chronicles 20:4 (see II. רָפָה above); hence עֶמֶמק ר׳, plain south of Jerusalem 2 Samuel 5:18, 22; 2 Samuel 23:13; 1 Chronicles 11:15; 1 Chronicles 14:9; Isaiah 17:5; Joshua 15:8; Joshua 18:16 (P); ר׳ east of Jordan Deuteronomy 2:11 (|| עֲנָקִים; tall, compare Deuteronomy 2:10), Deuteronomy 2:20 (|| id.; tall; = Zamzummim); in Bashan, Genesis 14:5, Og the last of them Deuteronomy 3:11 (of huge size), Joshua 12:4; Joshua 13:12 (D); אֶרֶץ ר׳ Deuteronomy 2:20; Deuteronomy 3:13. Greek Version of the LXX Ραφαειν[μ]; οἱ γίγαντες Genesis 14:5 + 4 times; τῶν Τιτάνων 2 Samuel 5:18, 22 + (LXX of Lucian (Lag.)) 2 Samuel 23:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

14:5; 14:5; 15:20

Deuteronomy

2:10; 2:11; 2:11; 2:20; 2:20; 3:11; 3:13

Joshua

12:4; 13:12; 15:8; 17:15; 18:16

2 Samuel

5:18; 5:18; 5:22; 5:22; 23:13; 23:13

1 Chronicles

11:15; 14:9; 20:4

Isaiah

17:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7497 matches the Hebrew רְפָאִים (rᵊp̄ā'îm),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:5 - And in the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and [fn]defeated the Rephaim H7497 in Ashteroth-karnaim, and the Zuzim in Ham, and the Emim in [fn]Shaveh-kiriathaim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:20 - the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Rephaim H7497,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:11 - “Like the Anakim, they too are regarded as Rephaim H7497, but the Moabites call them Emim.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:20 - “(It is also regarded as the land of the Rephaim H7497, because the Rephaim H7497 previously lived in it, but the Ammonites call them Zamzummin,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og king of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim H7497. Behold, his [fn]bed was a [fn]bed of iron; it is in Rabbah of the sons of Ammon. Its length was nine cubits, and its width four cubits by [fn]the usual cubit.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:13 - “The rest of Gilead and all Bashan, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh, all the region of Argob. (As to all Bashan, it is called the land of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:4 - and the territory of Og king of Bashan, one of the remnant of Rephaim H7497, who lived at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:12 - all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim H7497); for Moses struck them and [fn]drove them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:8 - Then the border went up the Valley of Ben-hinnom to the slope of the Jebusite on the south (that is, Jerusalem); and the border went up to the top of the mountain which is opposite the Valley of Hinnom to the west, which is at the end of the Valley of Rephaim H7497 toward the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:15 - And Joshua said to them, “If you are a numerous people, go [fn]up to the forest and clear a place for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim H7497, since the hill country of Ephraim is too narrow for you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:16 - Then the border went down to the edge of the hill which is [fn]in the Valley of Ben-hinnom, which is in the Valley of Rephaim H7497 northward; and it went down to the Valley of Hinnom, to the slope of the Jebusite southward, and went down to En-rogel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:18 - Now the Philistines came and overran the Valley of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:22 - Now the Philistines came up once again and overran the Valley of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:16 - Then Ishbi-benob, who was among the descendants of the [fn]giant H7497, the weight of whose spear was [fn]three hundred shekels of bronze in weight, [fn]had strapped on a new sword, and he [fn]intended to kill David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:18 - Now it came about after this that there was war again with the Philistines at Gob; then Sibbecai the Hushathite struck and killed Saph, who was among the descendants of the [fn]giant H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:20 - And there was war at Gath again, where there was a man of great stature who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number; and he also had been born to the [fn]giant H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:22 - These four were born to the [fn]giant H7497 at Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:13 - Then three of the thirty chief men went down and came to David at harvest time to the cave of Adullam, while the army of the Philistines was camping in the Valley of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:15 - Now three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam, while the army of the Philistines was camping in the Valley of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:9 - Now the Philistines had come and carried out a raid in the Valley of Rephaim H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:4 - Now it came about after this, that war [fn]broke out at [fn]Gezer with the Philistines; then Sibbecai the Hushathite [fn]killed Sippai, one of the descendants of the [fn]giants H7497, and they were subdued.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:6 - Again there was war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature who had twenty-four fingers and toes, six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot; and he also was descended from the giants H7497.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:8 - These were descended from the giants H7497 in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:5 - It will be like the [fn]reaper gathering the standing grain,
As his arm harvests the ears,
Or it will be like one gleaning ears of grain
In the Valley of Rephaim H7497.

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