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Lexicon :: Strong's H7554 - rāqaʿ

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רָקַע
Transliteration
rāqaʿ
Pronunciation
raw-kah'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2217

Strong’s Definitions

רָקַע râqaʻ, raw-kah'; a primitive root; to pound the earth (as a sign of passion); by analogy to expand (by hammering); by implication, to overlay (with thin sheets of metal):—beat, make broad, spread abroad (forth, over, out, into plates), stamp, stretch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H7554 in the following manner: spread... (6x), stamp (2x), stretch (1x), beat (1x), made broad (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H7554 in the following manner: spread... (6x), stamp (2x), stretch (1x), beat (1x), made broad (1x).
  1. to beat, stamp, beat out, spread out, stretch

    1. (Qal)

      1. to stamp, beat out

      2. one who beats out (participle)

    2. (Piel) to overlay, beat out (for plating)

    3. (Pual) beaten out (participle)

    4. (Hiphil) to make a spreading (of clouds)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָקַע râqaʻ, raw-kah'; a primitive root; to pound the earth (as a sign of passion); by analogy to expand (by hammering); by implication, to overlay (with thin sheets of metal):—beat, make broad, spread abroad (forth, over, out, into plates), stamp, stretch.
STRONGS H7554:
† [רָקַע] verb beat, stamp, beat out, spread out (Late Hebrew id.; Hiph., Aramaic רְקַע Aph`el, both spread out, and derivatives; Syriac bdb095507 press down (Luke 6:38 Syriac Version), spread out, also consolidate; Arabic bdb095508 patch, put on a patch, repair, compare Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb095509 patch, bdb095510 swaddling-bands, SchwIdioticon 90; Phoenician מרקע platter, or bowl, of gold CISi. 90, 1); —
Qal Imperfect 1st person singular suffix אֶרְקָעֵם 2 Samuel 22:43 I will stamp them down (probably gloss to אֲדִקֵּם preceding, of. BaePs 18:43); Imperative רְקַע בְּדַגְלְךָ Ezekiel 6:11 beat (stamp) with thy foot, in token of contemptuous pleasure, compare Da (|| בְכַפְּךָ הַכֵּה); so Infinitive construct suffix רַקְעֲךָ בְּרָ֑גֶל Ezekiel 25:6 (|| מַחְאֲךָ יָד); Participle active as substantive construct (Ges§ 65 d) רֹקַע הָאָרֶץ (i.e. י׳) he that (beateth out) spreadeth out the earth Isaiah 42:5, רֹקַע הַא׳ Isaiah 44:24, רוֺקַע הָא׳ Psalm 136:6.
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix בַּזָּהָב יְרַקְּעֶנּוּ Isaiah 40:19 a goldsmith with gold over-layeth it (literally beateth it out 3rd person masculine plural אֶת־ וַיְרַקְּעוּ הַזָּהָב פַּחֵי Exodus 39:3 they beat out the plates of gold; suffix צִפּוּי וַיְרַקְּעוּם Numbers 17:4 they beat them out as plating.
Pu. Participle כֶּסֶף מְרֻקָּ֑ע Jeremiah 10:9 silver beaten out.
Hiph. Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תַּרְקִיעַ עִמּוֺ לִשְׁחָקִים Job 37:18 canst thou make with (= like) him a spreading for clouds (spread out clouds; cf, רָקִיעַ)?
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

39:3

Numbers

17:4

2 Samuel

22:43

Job

37:18

Psalms

18:43; 136:6

Isaiah

40:19; 42:5; 44:24

Jeremiah

10:9

Ezekiel

6:11; 25:6

Luke

6:38

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7554 matches the Hebrew רָקַע (rāqaʿ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:3 - And they did beat H7554 the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:39 - And Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad H7554 plates for a covering of the altar:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp them as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad. H7554
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:18 - Hast thou with him spread out H7554 the sky, which is strong, and as a molten looking glass?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 136:6 - To him that stretched out H7554 the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:19 - The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth H7554 it over with gold, and casteth silver chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:5 - Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth H7554 the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:24 - Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad H7554 the earth by myself;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:9 - Silver spread into plates H7554 is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the workman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of cunning men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:11 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Smite with thine hand, and stamp H7554 with thy foot, and say, Alas for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! for they shall fall by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:6 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped H7554 with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;

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