Millions miss a meal or two each day.
Help us change that! Click to donate today!
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1623 - גָּרַד
1) to scrape, scratch
1a) (Hithpael) to scrape oneself
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גָּרַד not used in Kal; Chald., Syr., Arab. גְּרַד to scratch, to scrape, a root imitating the sound; compare חָרַט, חָרַם, חָרַשׁ, חָרַת χαράττω, خاريدن, غرشيدن; and in the western languages, grattare, gratter, to grate, to scratch, kraßen. Compare under גָּרַב.
Hithpael, to scrape oneself (with a potsherd), to allay itching. Job 2:8.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13