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Lexicon :: Strong's H7540 - rāqaḏ

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רָקַד
Transliteration
rāqaḏ
Pronunciation
raw-kad'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2214

Strong’s Definitions

רָקַד râqad, raw-kad'; a primitive root; properly, to stamp, i.e. to spring about (wildly or for joy):—dance, jump, leap, skip.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H7540 in the following manner: dance (4x), skip (3x), leap (1x), jump (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H7540 in the following manner: dance (4x), skip (3x), leap (1x), jump (1x).
  1. to skip about

    1. (Qal) to skip about

    2. (Piel) to dance, leap

    3. (Hiphil) to make to skip

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָקַד râqad, raw-kad'; a primitive root; properly, to stamp, i.e. to spring about (wildly or for joy):—dance, jump, leap, skip.
STRONGS H7540: Abbreviations
רָקַד verb skip about (Late Hebrew Pi. Hiph. = Biblical Hebrew; so Aramaic רְקַד Pa., bdb095501 Pa.; Assyrian raḳâdu, skip, dance; Arabic bdb095502 IX. run with leaps and bounds, bdb095503 leaping up briskly); —
Qal skip about, Perfect 3rd person masculine plural רָֽקְדוּ Psalm 114:4 (of mountains, כְּאֵילִים); Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural תִּרְקְדוּ Psalm 114:6 (id.; both of Sinai quaking at law-giving); Infinitive construct עֵת רְקוֺד Ecclesiastes 3:4 a time to mourn (סְפֹד), and a time to skip about (gaily).
Pi. dance, leap: Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יְרַקְּדוּ Isaiah 13:21 (of שְׂעִירִים); יְרַקֵּר֑וּן Job 21:11 (of children; merrily), Joel 2:5(of locusts); Participle מְרַקֵּד 1 Chronicles 15:29 (of David; = מְכַרְכֵּר, מְפַזֵּז, in || 2 Samuel 6:14, 16); feminine singular מְרַקֵּדָה Nahum 3:2 (of jolting chariots); in 2 Samuel 6:21a insert אֲרַקֵּד I will dance, after לִפְנֵי י׳, Greek Version of the LXX Th We Dr Bu HPS (מְרַקֵּד).
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיַּרְקִידֵם Psalm 29:6 he (י׳) made them skip like calves (trees, by lightning).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

6:14; 6:16; 6:21

1 Chronicles

15:29

Job

21:11

Psalms

29:6; 114:4; 114:6

Ecclesiastes

3:4

Isaiah

13:21

Joel

2:5

Nahum

3:2

H7540

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7540 matches the Hebrew רָקַד (rāqaḏ),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:29 - As the ark of the covenant of the LORD was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David dancing and celebrating, she despised him in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:11 - They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:6 - He makes Lebanon leap like a calf, Sirion[fn] like a young wild ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - the mountains leaped like rams, the hills like lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - Why, mountains, did you leap like rams, you hills, like lambs?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:4 - a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:21 - But desert creatures will lie there, jackals will fill her houses; there the owls will dwell, and there the wild goats will leap about.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 - With a noise like that of chariots they leap over the mountaintops, like a crackling fire consuming stubble, like a mighty army drawn up for battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:2 - The crack of whips, the clatter of wheels, galloping horses and jolting chariots!
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