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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 - Then they hammered H7554 out H7554 gold sheets and cut them into threads [fn]to be woven in with the violet, the purple, and the scarlet material, and the fine linen, the work of a skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:39 - So the priest Eleazar took the bronze censers which the men who were burned had offered, and they hammered H7554 them out H7554 as plating for the altar,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - “Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth;
I crushed and trampled H7554 them like the mud of the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:18 - “Can you, with Him, spread H7554 out H7554 the skies,
Strong as a cast metal mirror?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 136:6 - To Him who spread H7554 out H7554 the earth above the waters,
For His faithfulness is everlasting;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:19 - As for the [fn]idol, a craftsman casts it,
A goldsmith plates H7554 it with gold,
And a silversmith fashions chains of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:5 - This is what God the LORD says,
Who created the heavens and stretched them out,
Who spread H7554 out H7554 the earth and its [fn]offspring,
Who gives breath to the people on it
And spirit to those who walk in it:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:24 - This is what the LORD says, He who is your Redeemer, and the one who formed you from the womb:
“I, the LORD, am the maker of all things,
Stretching out the heavens by Myself
And spreading H7554 out H7554 the earth [fn]alone,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:9 - Beaten H7554 silver is brought from Tarshish,
And gold from Uphaz,
The work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith;
Their clothing is of violet and purple;
They are all the work of skilled people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:11 - “This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: ‘Clap your hands, stamp H7554 your foot and say, “Woe, because of all the evil abominations of the house of Israel, which will fall by the sword, famine, and plague!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:6 - ‘For this is what the Lord GOD says: “Because you have clapped your hands and stamped H7554 your feet, and have rejoiced with all the malice in your soul against the land of Israel,

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