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Lexicon :: Strong's H7563 - rāšāʿ

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TWOT Reference: 2222b

Strong’s Definitions

רָשָׁע râshâʻ, raw-shaw'; from H7561; morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person:— condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 263x

The KJV translates Strong's H7563 in the following manner: wicked (249x), ungodly (8x), wicked man (3x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 263x
The KJV translates Strong's H7563 in the following manner: wicked (249x), ungodly (8x), wicked man (3x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. wicked, criminal

    1. guilty one, one guilty of crime (subst)

    2. wicked (hostile to God)

    3. wicked, guilty of sin (against God or man)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָשָׁע râshâʻ, raw-shaw'; from H7561; morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person:— condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
STRONGS H7563: Abbreviations
רָשָׁע 263 adjective wicked, criminal; — absolute ר׳ Genesis 18:23 +; plural רְשָׁעִים Isaiah 13:11 +; construct רִשְׁעֵי Psalm 75:9 + 3 times feminine singular רְשָׁעָה Ezekiel 3:18 (strike out Co), Ezekiel 3:19 (רָשָׁע Co); —
1. usually as substantive, one guilty of crime, deserving punishment; sometimes also wicked; opposed to צַדִּיע; רָשָׁע Exodus 2:13; Exodus 23:1 (E), Deuteronomy 25:2; Proverbs 17:23; Proverbs 18:5; Proverbs 25:5; Job 9:22, 24; collective Genesis 18:23, 25 (twice in verse) (J) Micah 6:10; Proverbs 3:33; Proverbs 28:4, רשׁעים 1 Samuel 24:14; Jeremiah 5:26; Proverbs 19:28; Proverbs 20:26; Proverbs 29:12, אנשׁים רשׁעים 2 Samuel 4:11 (murderers), רָשָׁע לָמוּת Numbers 35:31 (P) guilty of death, מוֺשֵׁל ר׳ Proverbs 28:15, compare Proverbs 29:2, הִצְדִּיק ר׳ Exodus 23:7 (E) Isaiah 5:23; Proverbs 17:15; הִרְשִׁיעַ ר׳ Deuteronomy 25:1; 1 Kings 8:32 = השׁיב לְרָשָׁע 2 Chronicles 6:23; צַדִּיק אמר לר׳ Proverbs 24:24.
2. guilty of hostility to God or his people, wicked enemies: רשׁע singular Psalm 17:13 + 6 times Psalms; Isaiah 26:10; collective Psalm 9:6; Psalm 9:17; Psalm 10:2 + 6 times Psalms; Isaiah 11:4; Habakkuk 3:13; רשׁעים Psalm 3:8; Psalm 7:10; Psalm 9:18 + 5 times Psalms; Isaiah 48:22; Isaiah 57:20, 21; Jeremiah 25:31; Ezekiel 21:34; Malachi 3:21 (+ (possibly) other cases; often hard to decide); specifically of Pharaoh Exodus 9:27 (J), Babylon Isaiah 13:11; Isaiah 14:5, Chaldeans Habakkuk 1:4, 13; || שׂנְאֵי יהוה 2 Chronicles 19:2.
3. guilty of sin, against either God or man, wicked: האנשׁים הרשׁעים Numbers 16:26 (J, rebellious Korahites), Malachi 3:18 (not serving י׳), opposed to צַדִּיק; singular individual Ezekiel 3:18 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 21:30; Ezekiel 33:8 (twice in verse); Psalm 11:5; Psalm 32:10; Proverbs 9:7 +; collective Isaiah 3:11; Job 34:18; Job 36:6, 17; plural רשׁעים Isaiah 53:9; Jeremiah 23:19 = Jeremiah 30:23, Zephaniah 1:3; Psalm 26:5; Proverbs 10:3; Ecclesiastes 8:10 +; || חסֹידים 1 Samuel 2:9 (Poem), Psalm 12:9; Psalm 50:16; Psalm 97:10; Psalm 145:20; || עֹזְבֵי תוֺדָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 119:53; compare V:61, +; אדם ר׳ Proverbs 11:7; Job 20:29; Job 27:13; אִישׁ ר׳ Proverbs 21:29; מלאך ר׳ Proverbs 13:17; זֶרַע רשׁעים Psalm 37:28; עֲצַת רשׁעים Psalm 1:1; Job 10:3; Job 21:16; Job 22:18; דֶּרֶךְ רשׁעים Jeremiah 12:1; Psalm 1:6; Psalm 146:9; Proverbs 4:19; Proverbs 12:26; דֶּרֶךְ רשׁע Proverbs 15:9; מִדַּדְכּוֺ הָֽרְשָׁעה Ezekiel 3:18, 19 (but see, Co, above); רִשְׁעֵי (ה)ארץ Psalm 75:9; Psalm 101:8; Psalm 119:119; Ezekiel 7:21 (Greek Version of the LXX Co עריצי). — is rare before exile; chiefly Ezekiel Psalms Wisdom Literature.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:23; 18:23; 18:25


2:13; 9:27; 23:1; 23:7


16:26; 35:31


25:1; 25:2

1 Samuel

2:9; 24:14

2 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Chronicles

6:23; 19:2


9:22; 9:24; 10:3; 20:29; 21:16; 22:18; 27:13; 34:18; 36:6; 36:17


1:1; 1:6; 3:8; 7:10; 9:6; 9:17; 9:18; 10:2; 11:5; 17:13; 26:5; 32:10; 37:28; 50:16; 75:9; 75:9; 97:10; 101:8; 119:53; 119:119; 145:20; 146:9


3:33; 4:19; 9:7; 10:3; 11:7; 12:26; 13:17; 15:9; 17:15; 17:23; 18:5; 19:28; 20:26; 21:29; 24:24; 25:5; 28:4; 28:15; 29:2; 29:12




3:11; 5:23; 11:4; 13:11; 13:11; 14:5; 26:10; 48:22; 53:9; 57:20; 57:21


5:26; 12:1; 23:19; 25:31; 30:23


3:18; 3:18; 3:18; 3:19; 3:19; 7:21; 21:30; 33:8




1:4; 1:13; 3:13






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7563 matches the Hebrew רָשָׁע (rāšāʿ),
which occurs 263 times in 248 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 18:23–Psa 9:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:23 - And Abraham came near and said, “Would You also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:25 - “Far be it from You to do such a thing as this, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous should be as the wicked; far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:13 - And when he went out the second day, behold, two Hebrew men were fighting, and he said to the one who did the wrong, “Why are you striking your companion?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:27 - And Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, “I have sinned this time. The LORD is righteous, and my people and I are wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:1 - “You shall not circulate a false report. Do not put your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - “Keep yourself far from a false matter; do not kill the innocent and righteous. For I will not justify the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:26 - And he spoke to the congregation, saying, “Depart now from the tents of these wicked men! Touch nothing of theirs, lest you be consumed in all their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:31 - ‘Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:1 - “If there is a dispute between men, and they come to court, that the judges may judge them, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - “then it shall be, if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, that the judge will cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence, according to his guilt, with a certain number of blows.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:9 - He will guard the feet of His saints,
But the wicked shall be silent in darkness.

“For by strength no man shall prevail.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:11 - “How much more, when wicked men have killed a righteous person in his own house on his bed? Therefore, shall I not now require his blood at your hand and remove you from the earth?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:32 - “then hear in heaven, and act, and judge Your servants, condemning the wicked, bringing his way on his head, and justifying the righteous by giving him according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:23 - “then hear from heaven, and act, and judge Your servants, bringing retribution on the wicked by bringing his way on his own head, and justifying the righteous by giving him according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:2 - And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? Therefore the wrath of the LORD is upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:17 - There the wicked cease from troubling,
And there the weary are at rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:22 - Those who hate you will be clothed with shame,
And the dwelling place of the wicked will come to nothing.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:22 - It is all one thing;
Therefore I say, ‘He destroys the blameless and the wicked.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 - The earth is given into the hand of the wicked.
He covers the faces of its judges.
If it is not He, who else could it be?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:3 - Does it seem good to You that You should oppress,
That You should despise the work of Your hands,
And smile on the counsel of the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:20 - But the eyes of the wicked will fail,
And they shall not escape,
And their hope—loss of life!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - The wicked man writhes with pain all his days,
And the number of years is hidden from the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:11 - God has delivered me to the ungodly,
And turned me over to the hands of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:5 - “The light of the wicked indeed goes out,
And the flame of his fire does not shine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:5 - That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the hypocrite is but for a moment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:29 - This is the portion from God for a wicked man,
The heritage appointed to him by God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:7 - Why do the wicked live and become old,
Yes, become mighty in power?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - Indeed their prosperity is not in their hand;
The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:17 - “How often is the lamp of the wicked put out?
How often does their destruction come upon them,
The sorrows God distributes in His anger?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 - For you say,
‘Where is the house of the prince?
And where is the tent,[fn]
The dwelling place of the wicked?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:18 - Yet He filled their houses with good things;
But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:6 - They gather their fodder in the field
And glean in the vineyard of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:7 - “May my enemy be like the wicked,
And he who rises up against me like the unrighteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - “This is the portion of a wicked man with God,
And the heritage of oppressors, received from the Almighty:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:18 - Is it fitting to say to a king, ‘You are worthless,’
And to nobles, ‘You are wicked’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:26 - He strikes them as wicked men
In the open sight of others,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:6 - He does not preserve the life of the wicked,
But gives justice to the oppressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:17 - But you are filled with the judgment due the wicked;
Judgment and justice take hold of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:13 - That it might take hold of the ends of the earth,
And the wicked be shaken out of it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 - From the wicked their light is withheld,
And the upraised arm is broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:12 - Look on everyone who is proud, and bring him low;
Tread down the wicked in their place.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - Blessed is the man
Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly,
Nor stands in the path of sinners,
Nor sits in the seat of the scornful;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:4 - The ungodly are not so,
But are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:5 - Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment,
Nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:6 - For the LORD knows the way of the righteous,
But the way of the ungodly shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:7 - Arise, O LORD;
Save me, O my God!
For You have struck all my enemies on the cheekbone;
You have broken the teeth of the ungodly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:9 - Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end,
But establish the just;
For the righteous God tests the hearts and minds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - You have rebuked the nations,
You have destroyed the wicked;
You have blotted out their name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:16 - The LORD is known by the judgment He executes;
The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Meditation.[fn] Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:17 - The wicked shall be turned into hell,
And all the nations that forget God.

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