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Lexicon :: Strong's H7561 - rāšaʿ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2222

Strong’s Definitions

רָשַׁע râshaʻ, raw-shah'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, do or declare) wrong; by implication, to disturb, violate:—condemn, make trouble, vex, be (commit, deal, depart, do) wicked(-ly, -ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H7561 in the following manner: condemn (15x), wickedly (10x), wicked (4x), departed (2x), trouble (1x), vexed (1x), wickedness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H7561 in the following manner: condemn (15x), wickedly (10x), wicked (4x), departed (2x), trouble (1x), vexed (1x), wickedness (1x).
  1. to be wicked, act wickedly

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be wicked, act wickedly

      2. to be guilty, be condemned

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to condemn as guilty (in civil relations)

      2. to condemn as guilty (in ethical or religious relations)

      3. to act wickedly (in ethics and religion)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָשַׁע râshaʻ, raw-shah'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, do or declare) wrong; by implication, to disturb, violate:—condemn, make trouble, vex, be (commit, deal, depart, do) wicked(-ly, -ness).
† [רָשַׁע] verb denominative be wicked, act wickedly; —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular רָשַׁעָתִּי 2 Samuel 22:22 +, רָשָׁ֑עְנוּ 1 Kings 8:47 +; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תִּדְשַׁע Ecclesiastes 7:17; 1st person singular אֶרְשָׁ֑ע Job 9:29; Job 10:7; —
1. be wicked, act wickedly, 1 Kings 8:47 2 Chronicles 6:37; Daniel 9:15; Ecclesiastes 7:17; + מֵאֱלֹהָי 2 Samuel 22:22 (in departing) from my God = Psalm 18:22.
2. be guilty, Job 9:29; Job 10:7, 15.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִרְשִׁיעַ 2 Chronicles 20:35; 3rd person masculine plural הִרְשִׁיעוּ Deuteronomy 25:1; Daniel 12:10; 1st person plural הִרְשַׁעְבוּ Daniel 9:5, etc.: Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַרְשִׁיעַ Proverbs 12:2 +; יַרְשִׁעַ Job 34:29; 3rd person masculine plural יַרְשִׁיעֻן Exodus 22:8, etc.; Infinitive construct הַרְשִׁיעַ 1 Kings 8:32; 2 Chronicles 22:3; Perfect מַרְשִׁיעַ Participle 2 Chronicles 17:15; plural construct מַרְשִׁיעֵי Daniel 11:32; —
1. condemn as guilty, in civil relations, with accusative Exodus 22:8 (E) Deuteronomy 25:1; Psalm 94:21; Job 34:17; Proverbs 17:15.
2. condemn as guilty, in ethical and religious relations, with accusative 1 Kings 8:32; Job 9:20; Job 10:2; Job 15:6; Job 32:3; Job 40:8; Psalm 37:33; Proverbs 12:2; Isaiah 50:9; Isaiah 54:17, absolute Job 34:29.
3. act wickedly (late), in ethics and religion: Job 34:12 (denied of י׳), Nehemiah 9:33; Daniel 12:10; 2 Chronicles 22:3; || חטא Psalm 106:6; Daniel 9:5; הרשׁיע לעשׂות 2 Chronicles 20:35; מַרְשִׁיעֵי בְרִית Daniel 11:32; — יַרְשִׁיעַ 1 Samuel 14:47 read יַוָּשֵׁעַ Greek Version of the LXX Capp We Dr Bu HPS.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:8; 22:8


25:1; 25:1

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

22:22; 22:22

1 Kings

8:32; 8:32; 8:47; 8:47

2 Chronicles

6:37; 17:15; 20:35; 20:35; 22:3; 22:3




9:20; 9:29; 9:29; 10:2; 10:7; 10:7; 10:15; 15:6; 32:3; 34:12; 34:17; 34:29; 34:29; 40:8


18:22; 37:33; 94:21; 106:6


12:2; 12:2; 17:15


7:17; 7:17


50:9; 54:17


9:5; 9:5; 9:15; 11:32; 11:32; 12:10; 12:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7561 matches the Hebrew רָשַׁע (rāšaʿ),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - “For every [fn]breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, ‘This is it,’ the [fn]case of both parties shall come before [fn]the judges; he whom [fn]the judges condemn H7561 shall pay double to his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:1 - “If there is a dispute between men and they go to [fn]court, and [fn]the judges decide their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn H7561 the wicked,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:47 - Now when Saul had taken the kingdom over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, the sons of Ammon, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines; and wherever he turned, he [fn]inflicted H7561 punishment. H7561
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:13 - “As the proverb of the ancients says, ‘Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness’; but my hand shall not be against you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:22 - “For I have kept the ways of the LORD,
And have not acted H7561 wickedly H7561 against my God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:32 - then hear in heaven and act and judge Your servants, condemning H7561 the wicked by bringing his way on his own head and justifying the righteous by giving him according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:47 - if they [fn]take thought in the land where they have been taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of those who have taken them captive, saying, ‘We have sinned and have committed iniquity, we have acted H7561 wickedly’; H7561
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:37 - if they [fn]take thought in the land where they are taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of their captivity, saying, ‘We have sinned, we have committed iniquity and have acted H7561 wickedly’; H7561
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:35 - After this Jehoshaphat king of Judah allied himself with Ahaziah king of Israel. He acted H7561 wickedly H7561 [fn]in so doing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:3 - He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor to do H7561 wickedly. H7561
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:33 - “However, You are just in all that has come upon us;
For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted H7561 wickedly. H7561
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:20 - “Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn H7561 me;
Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:29 - “I am accounted wicked, H7561
Why then should I toil in vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:2 - “I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn H7561 me;
Let me know why You contend with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:7 - ‘According to Your knowledge I am indeed not guilty, H7561
Yet there is no deliverance from Your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:15 - ‘If I am wicked, H7561 woe to me!
And if I am righteous, I dare not lift up my head.
I am sated with disgrace and [fn]conscious of my misery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:6 - “Your own mouth condemns H7561 you, and not I;
And your own lips testify against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:3 - And his anger burned against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned H7561 Job.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:12 - “Surely, God will not act H7561 wickedly, H7561
And the Almighty will not pervert justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:17 - “Shall one who hates justice rule?
And will you condemn H7561 the righteous mighty One,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:29 - When He keeps quiet, who then can condemn? H7561
And when He hides His face, who then can behold Him,
That is, in regard to both nation and man?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:8 - “Will you really annul My judgment?
Will you condemn H7561 Me that you may be justified?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:21 - For I have kept the ways of the LORD,
And have not wickedly H7561 departed H7561 from my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:33 - The LORD will not leave him in his hand
Or let him be condemned H7561 when he is judged.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 - They band themselves together against the [fn]life of the righteous
And condemn H7561 [fn]the innocent to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:6 - We have sinned [fn]like our fathers,
We have committed iniquity, we have behaved H7561 wickedly. H7561
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:2 - A good man will obtain favor from the LORD,
But He will condemn H7561 a man [fn]who devises evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:15 - He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns H7561 the righteous,
Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:17 - Do not be excessively wicked H7561 and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:9 - Behold, the Lord GOD helps Me;
Who is he who condemns H7561 Me?
Behold, they will all wear out like a garment;
The moth will eat them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:17 - “No weapon that is formed against you will prosper;
And every tongue that [fn]accuses you in judgment you will condemn. H7561
This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
And their vindication is from Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:5 - we have sinned, committed iniquity, acted H7561 wickedly H7561 and rebelled, even turning aside from Your commandments and ordinances.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:15 - “And now, O Lord our God, who have brought Your people out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand and have made a name for Yourself, as it is this day—we have sinned, we have been H7561 wicked. H7561
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:32 - “By smooth words he will [fn]turn to godlessness those who act H7561 wickedly H7561 toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength and take action.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:10 - “Many will be purged, [fn]purified and refined, but the wicked will act H7561 wickedly; H7561 and none of the wicked will understand, but [fn]those who have insight will understand.

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