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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 - Then the LORD[fn] saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - “except only what the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men who went with me: Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:8 - “See now, I have two daughters who have not known a man; please, let me bring them out to you, and you may do to them as you wish; only do nothing to these men, since this is the reason they have come under the shadow of my roof.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, “Because I thought, surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will kill me on account of my wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:8 - “And if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be released from this oath; only do not take my son back there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:29 - ‘that you will do us no harm, since we have not touched you, and since we have done nothing to you but good and have sent you away in peace. You are now the blessed of the LORD.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:40 - “You shall be over my house, and all my people shall be ruled according to your word; only in regard to the throne will I be greater than you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:22 - Only the land of the priests he did not buy; for the priests had rations allotted to them by Pharaoh, and they ate their rations which Pharaoh gave them; therefore they did not sell their lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:26 - And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt to this day, that Pharaoh should have one-fifth, except for the land of the priests only, which did not become Pharaoh’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - as well as all the house of Joseph, his brothers, and his father’s house. Only their little ones, their flocks, and their herds they left in the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said to Pharaoh, “Accept the honor of saying when I shall intercede for you, for your servants, and for your people, to destroy the frogs from you and your houses, that they may remain in the river only.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:11 - “And the frogs shall depart from you, from your houses, from your servants, and from your people. They shall remain in the river only.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:28 - So Pharaoh said, “I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away. Intercede for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - Then Moses said, “Indeed I am going out from you, and I will entreat the LORD, that the swarms of flies may depart tomorrow from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people. But let Pharaoh not deal deceitfully anymore 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, there was no hail.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - “Now therefore, please forgive my sin only this once, and entreat the LORD your God, that He may take away from me this death only.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:24 - Then Pharaoh called to Moses and said, “Go, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be kept back. Let your little ones also go with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:19 - “if he rises again and walks about outside with his staff, then he who struck him shall be acquitted. He shall only pay for the loss of his time, and shall provide for him to be thoroughly healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:2 - So they said, “Has the LORD indeed spoken only through Moses? Has He not spoken through us also?” And the LORD heard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:19 - So the children of Israel said to him, “We will go by the Highway, and if I or my livestock drink any of your water, then I will pay for it; let me only pass through on foot, nothing more.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:28 - ‘You shall sell me food for money, that I may eat, and give me water for money, that I may drink; only let me pass through on foot,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:35 - “We took only the livestock as plunder for ourselves, with the spoil of the cities which we took.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:37 - “Only you did not go near the land of the people of Ammon—anywhere along the River Jabbok, or to the cities of the mountains, or wherever the LORD our God had forbidden us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - “For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the giants.[fn] Indeed his bedstead was an iron bedstead. (Is it not in Rabbah of the people of Ammon?) Nine cubits is its length and four cubits its width, according to the standard cubit.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:19 - ‘But your wives, your little ones, and your livestock (I know that you have much livestock) shall stay in your cities which I have given you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:6 - “Therefore be careful to observe them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will 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 yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And teach them to your children and your grandchildren,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:15 - “The LORD delighted only in your fathers, to love them; and He chose their descendants after them, you above all peoples, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:15 - “However, you may slaughter and eat meat within all your gates, whatever your heart desires, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you; the unclean and the clean may eat of it, of the gazelle and the deer alike.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:16 - “Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it on the earth like water.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - “Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life; you may not eat the life with the meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:26 - “Only the holy things which you have, and your vowed offerings, you shall take and go to the place which the LORD chooses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:5 - “only if you carefully obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe with care all these commandments which I command you today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:23 - “Only you shall not eat its blood; you shall pour it on the ground like water.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:16 - “But he shall not multiply horses for himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt to multiply horses, for the LORD has said to you, ‘You shall not return that way again.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - “But the women, the little ones, the livestock, and all that is in the city, all its spoil, you shall plunder for yourself; and you shall eat the enemies’ plunder which the LORD your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:16 - “But of the cities of these peoples which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance, you shall let nothing that breathes remain alive,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:20 - “Only the trees which you know are not trees for food you may destroy and cut down, to build siegeworks against the city that makes war with you, until it is subdued.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:13 - “And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:33 - “A nation whom you have not known shall eat the fruit of your land and the produce of your labor, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:7 - “Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:17 - “Just as we heeded Moses in all things, so we will heed you. Only the LORD your God be with you, as He was with Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:18 - “Whoever rebels against your command and does not heed your words, in all that you command him, shall be put to death. Only be strong and of good courage.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:15 - But it came to pass on the seventh day that they rose early, about the dawning of the day, and marched around the city seven times in the same manner. On that day only they marched around the city seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:17 - “Now the city shall be doomed by the LORD to destruction, it and all who are in it. Only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all who are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:18 - “And you, by all means abstain from the accursed things, lest you become accursed when you take of the accursed things, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 - But they burned the city and all that was in it with fire. Only the silver and gold, and the vessels of bronze and iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:2 - “And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. Only its spoil and its cattle you shall take as booty for yourselves. Lay an ambush for the city behind it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:27 - Only the livestock and the spoil of that city Israel took as booty for themselves, according to the word of the LORD which He had commanded Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:13 - But as for the cities that stood on their mounds,[fn] Israel burned none of them, except Hazor only, which Joshua burned.

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