Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07462 - רָעָה
1) to pasture, tend, graze, feed
1a1) to tend, pasture
1a1a) to shepherd
1a1b) of ruler, teacher (figuratively)
1a1c) of people as flock (figuratively)
1a1d) shepherd, herdsman (substantive)
1a2) to feed, graze
1a2a) of cows, sheep etc (literal)
1a2b) of idolater, Israel as flock (figuratively)
1b) (Hiphil) shepherd, shepherdess
2) to associate with, be a friend of (meaning probable)
2a) (Qal) to associate with
2b) (Hithpael) to be companions
3) (Piel) to be a special friend
1453) or (ראה RAh) AC: Feed CO: Shepherd AB: Desire: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the o is a picture of they eye. Combined these mean "man watches". The shepherd closely watched over his flock, often they are his only companions.
V) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Feed: To provide feed or pasture to the flock. KJV (173): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) feed, shepherd, pastor, herdman, keep, companion, broken, company, devour, eat, entreat - Strongs: H7462 (רָעָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) fem. adj. רַע evil, bad (see רַע ).
(a) evil which any one does, Job 20:12; Psalms 97:10 or which happens to any one, calamity, Genesis 19:19, 44:4. עָשָׂה רָעָה עִם to bring evil upon any one. Genesis 26:29; 1 Kings 2:44, דָּרַשׁ רָעַת פּ׳ under the word דָּרַשׁ.
(b) evil, wickedness. Hosea 10:15, רָעַת רָעַתְכֶם “your very wicked wickedness.”