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Strong's #07538 - רָקָב

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7537)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) rottenness, decay (always figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4597 ‑ σής (sace);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
NAS (6)
Job 2
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
CSB (5)
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
BSB (5)
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
ESV (5)
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
WEB (5)
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Hosea 1
Habakkuk 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2793) bqr (רקב RQB) AC: Decay CO: ? AB: ?

V) bqr (רקב RQB) - Decay: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) rot - Strongs: H7537 (רָקַב)

Nm) bqr (רקב RQB) - Decay: KJV (5): rotten - Strongs: H7538 (רָקָב)

jm) nfbqr (רקבונ RQBWN) - Decay: KJV (1): rotten - Strongs: H7539 (רִקָּבוֹן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רָקָב noun [masculine] rottenness, decay (always figurative); — ׳ר absolute; apparently of ravages of worm, in בֵּית יְהוּדָה, in figure Hosea 5:12 ("" עָשׁ), compare Job 13:28 ("" id.); elsewhere of decay of bones, caries (in figurative), ׳בְּעַצְמ׳ר Habakkuk 3:16; Proverbs 12:4, construct ׳רְקֵב עַצְמ Proverbs 14:30.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רָקָב masc. decay of bones, Proverbs 12:4, 14:30 (metaph. used of fear pervading the bones, Habakkuk 3:16); of wood, rotten wood, Job 13:18; Hosea 5:12.

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List of Word Forms
וְכָרָקָ֖ב וּכְרָקָ֖ב וּרְקַ֖ב וכרקב ורקב כְּרָקָ֣ב כרקב רָקָ֛ב רקב kə·rā·qāḇ keraKav kərāqāḇ rā·qāḇ raKav rāqāḇ ū·ḵə·rā·qāḇ ū·rə·qaḇ ucheraKav ūḵərāqāḇ ureKav ūrəqaḇ vecharaKav wə·ḵā·rā·qāḇ wəḵārāqāḇ
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