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Lexicon :: Strong's H7535 - raq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as רַק (H7534) as a noun
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TWOT Reference: 2218a

Strong’s Definitions

רַק raq, rak; the same as H7534 as a noun; properly, leanness, i.e. (figuratively) limitation; only adverbial, merely, or conjunctional, although:—but, even, except, howbeit howsoever, at the least, nevertheless, nothing but, notwithstanding, only, save, so (that), surely, yet (so), in any wise.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H7535 in the following manner: only, surely, nothing but, except, but, in any wise.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H7535 in the following manner: only, surely, nothing but, except, but, in any wise.
  1. only, altogether, surely

    1. only

    2. only, nought but, altogether (in limitation)

    3. save, except (after a negative)

    4. only, altogether, surely (with an affirmative)

    5. if only, provided only (prefixed for emphasis)

    6. only, exclusively (for emphasis)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רַק raq, rak; the same as H7534 as a noun; properly, leanness, i.e. (figuratively) limitation; only adverbial, merely, or conjunctional, although:—but, even, except, howbeit howsoever, at the least, nevertheless, nothing but, notwithstanding, only, save, so (that), surely, yet (so), in any wise.
STRONGS H7535: Abbreviations
† 1. see H7534.
2. 109 adverb with restrictive force, only, altogether, surely (synonym אַךְ); —
a. only, Genesis 14:24; Genesis 41:40 מִמֶּךָּ אֶגְדַּל הַכִּסֵּא רַק only as regards the throne, etc., Genesis 47:22רַק אַדְמַת הַכֹּהֲנִים לֹא קָנָה, Genesis 50:8; Exodus 8:5 רַק בַּיְאֹר תִּשָּׁאַרְנָה, Exodus 10:17 וְיָסֵר מֵעָלַי רַק הַמָּוֶת הַזֶּה only this death, Deuteronomy 2:35 (compare Deuteronomy 20:14; Joshua 8:2, Joshua 8:27), Joshua 3:11; Judges 6:39 (compare אַךְ ib. Genesis 18:32; Exodus 10:17), Exodus 11:34 (circumstantial clause) רַק הִיא יְחִידָה (there being) only she, an only one, 1 Samuel 1:13; Amos 3:2 רק אתכם ידעתי only you have I known, etc., Job 1:15, Job 1:16, Job 1:17, Job 1:19 וָאִמָּֽלְטָה רַק אֲנִי לְבַדִּי I only, Psalm 91:8+ often. Once strengthening אַךְ, † Numbers 12:2 הֲרַק אַךְבְּֿמשֶׁה דִּבֶּר י׳. And separated (as sometimes in English) from the word actually emphasized, Proverbs 13:10 רִק בְּזָדוֺן יִתֵּן מַצָּה by pride there only cometh [נָתַן 1z] contention.
b. prefixed to sentences, to add a limitation on something previously expressed (or implied), Genesis 19:8 only to these men do nothing, Genesis 24:8 אֶת־בְּנִי רַק הֵ֫נָּה לֹא־תָשֵׁב, Exodus 8:24 I will let you go..., only go not far, Exodus 8:25 [H7537Exodus 8:29]; Numbers 20:19 only — it is nothing — let me pass through on my feet (compare Deuteronomy 2:28); especially in Deuteronomic writers, as Deuteronomy 10:15; Deuteronomy 12:15; Deuteronomy 20:16; 1 Kings 3:2, 1 Kings 3:3 (compare 2 Kings 12:4 [2 Kings 12:3]; 2 Kings 14:4; 2 Kings 15:4, 2 Kings 15:35), 2 Kings 8:19; 2 Kings 11:13; 2 Kings 15:14, 2 Kings 15:23; 2 Kings 3:2 (compare 2 Kings 14:3; 2 Kings 17:2), etc., Isaiah 4:1; emphasizing a command, Deuteronomy 4:9; Deuteronomy 12:16, Deuteronomy 12:23; Joshua 1:7, Joshua 1:18; Joshua 6:18; Joshua 13:6; Joshua 22:5 (all D2).
c. emphasizing single words, especially adjectives, only = nought but, altogether, Genesis 6:5 רַע רַק לִבּוֹ מַחְשְׁבוֹתיֵצֶר is only evil, i.e. exclusively evil, nought but evil, Genesis 26:29 טוֹב רַק עִמְּךָ עָשִׂינוּ nothing but good, H7533Deuteronomy 28:33 עָשׁוּק רַק וְהָיִיתָ, Isaiah 28:19 זְוָעָה רַק it shall be nought but terror to, etc., 1 Kings 14:8 (compare אַךְ 2b β); followed by an adverb Deuteronomy 28:13 וְהָיִיתָ רִק לְמַ֫עְלָה above only; followed by a verb, Judges 14:16 thou dost but hate me.
† d. after a negative, save, except (synonym כִּי אִם 2a), 1 Kings 8:9 (= 2 Chronicles 5:10) אֵין בָּאָרוֺן רִק שְׁנֵי לֻהוֺת הָאֲבָנִים, 1 Kings 15:5; 1 Kings 22:16 (= 2 Chronicles 18:15), 2 Kings 17:18.
† e. with an affirmative, asseverative force, only, altogether = surely, Genesis 20:11 רַק אֵין יִרְאַת אלהים במקום הזה, Deuteronomy 4:6 (so EV; but Ges populus mere sapiens, so Di), 1 Kings 21:25; 2 Chronicles 28:10; Psalm 32:6 אליו רבים מים לְשֶׁטֶף רַק יַגִּ֑יעוּ לא.
† f. אִם רַק (רַק prefixed for emphasis) if only, provided only, Deuteronomy 15:5 וג׳, תשׁמע שׁמוע אִם רַק, 1 Kings 8:25 (= 2 Chronicles 6:16) דרכם בניך ישׁמרו אִם רַק וג׳ללכת, 2 Kings 21:8 (= 2 Chronicles 33:8).

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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:5; 14:24; 18:32; 19:8; 20:11; 24:8; 26:29; 41:40; 47:22; 50:8


8:5; 8:24; 8:29; 10:17; 10:17


12:2; 20:19


2:28; 2:35; 4:6; 4:9; 10:15; 12:15; 12:16; 12:23; 15:5; 20:14; 20:16; 28:13; 28:33


1:7; 1:18; 3:11; 6:18; 8:2; 8:27; 13:6; 22:5


6:39; 14:16

1 Samuel


1 Kings

3:2; 3:3; 8:9; 8:25; 14:8; 15:5; 21:25; 22:16

2 Kings

3:2; 8:19; 11:13; 12:3; 14:3; 14:4; 15:4; 15:14; 15:23; 15:35; 17:2; 17:18; 21:8

2 Chronicles

5:10; 6:16; 18:15; 28:10; 33:8


1:15; 1:16; 1:17; 1:19


32:6; 91:8




4:1; 28:19



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7535 matches the Hebrew רַק (raq),
which occurs 109 times in 107 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 6:5–Jos 11:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:5 - And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only H7535 evil continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:8 - Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely H7535 the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:8 - And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:29 - That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee nothing but H7535 good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:40 - Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:22 - Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:26 - And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except H7535 the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - And all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I intreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:11 - And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the river only.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:28 - And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: intreat for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thee, and I will intreat the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to morrow: but H7535 let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:26 - Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, was there no hail.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:24 - And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go with you.
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 healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:2 - And they said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:19 - And the children of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: and if I and my cattle drink of thy water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without doing any thing else, go through on my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:28 - Thou shalt sell me meat for money, that I may eat; and give me water for money, that I may drink: only I will pass through on my feet;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:35 - Only the cattle we took for a prey unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities which we took.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:37 - Only unto the land of the children of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any place of the river Jabbok, nor unto the cities in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever the LORD our God forbad us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:19 - But your wives, and your little ones, and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your cities which I have given you;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:6 - Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:9 - Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:15 - Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:15 - Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:16 - Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:26 - Only thy holy things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place which the LORD shall choose:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:5 - Only if thou carefully hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all these commandments which I command thee this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:23 - Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:16 - But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as the LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:16 - But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:20 - Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:13 - And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:33 - The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:7 - Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:17 - According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:18 - Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:15 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on that day they compassed the city seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:17 - And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:18 - And ye, in any wise H7535 keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 - And they burnt the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:2 - And thou shalt do to Ai and her king as thou didst unto Jericho and her king: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey unto yourselves: lay thee an ambush for the city behind it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:27 - Only the cattle and the spoil of that city Israel took for a prey unto themselves, according unto the word of the LORD which he commanded Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:13 - But as for the cities that stood still in their strength, Israel burned none of them, save Hazor only; that did Joshua burn.

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