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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2026 - הָרַג
1) to kill, slay, murder, destroy, murderer, slayer, out of hand
1a1) to kill, slay
1a2) to destroy, ruin
1b) (Niphal) to be killed
1c) (Pual) to be killed, be slain
1440) cr (רג RG) AC: Trample CO: Rug AB: Thought: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the c is a picture of a foot. Combined these mean "man of feet". The treading underfoot of something. A woven rug as something tread upon. (eng: rug - as woven and trampled on; harangue; wrong)
- A2438 Crn (Whisper)
- A2574 Cro (Pant, Bed)
- A2748 Zcr (Shake, Fury)
- A2749 Lcr (Trample, Foot)
- A2750 Mcr (Stone)
- A2751 Ncr (Murmur)
- A2752 Ocr (Stir, Moment)
- A2753 Scr (Tumult, Crowd)
- A2755 Pdr (Pursue)
- A2778 Dor (Tremble)
- A2779 Lor (Quiver, Scarf)
- A2780 Mor (Roar, Thunder)
- A2784 Sor (Quake)
- A3019 Lcrh ()
- A3056 Lxrq (Foot)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
הָרַג fut. יַהֲרֹג to kill
(a) persons, used not only of private homicide (for which רָצַח is more frequently used), Genesis 4:8, seq.; Exodus 3:14, but also of the slaughter of enemies in war, Isaiah 10:4, 14:20 Joshua 10:11, 13:22 also of any slaying, 1 Kings 19:10, seq.; 2 Kings 11:18; Esther 9:6 whether by the sword, Exodus 23:23; 2 Samuel 12:9; Amos 4:10 or by throwing a stone, Judges 9:54. Hence it is applied also to a pestilence, Jeremiah 18:21.; to a viper, Job 20:16 and even poet. to grief, Job 5:2.
(b) to kill animals, Isaiah 27:1 hence to slay for food, Isaiah 22:13. Metaph. (c) it is applied even to plants. Psalms 78:47, יַהֲרֹג בַּבָּרָד גַּפְנָם “he killed their vines with hail.” Comp. מוּת Job 14:8, and the observations on that word, Virg. Georg. iv. 330; felices interfice messes. Constr. commonly with acc., rarely followed by לְ 2 Samuel 3:30; Job 5:2 and followed by בְּ, to make a slaughter amongst, 2 Chronicles 28:9; Psalms 78:31. Comp. בְּ A. 2.
Niphal, pass. to be killed, Ezekiel 26:6, 15 Ezekiel 26:15.
Pual, id. Isaiah 27:7; Psalms 44:23.
Derivatives the following words.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13