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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6524 - פָּרַח
1) to bud, sprout, shoot, bloom
1a) (Qal) to bud, sprout, send out shoots, blossom
1b1) to cause to bud or sprout
1b2) to show buds or sprouts
2) (Qal) to break out (of leprosy)
3) (Qal) to fly
V) hrp (פרהה PRHh) - Burst: To break out or forth as a blooming flower or the wings of a bird. KJV (36): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) flourish, bud, blossom, grow, break, fly, spring, abroad, abundantly, spread - Strongs: H6524 (פָּרַח)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to break out, to burst forth.
(a) used of the young, as issuing from the womb (Arab. فرخ; compare at the root פָּרַד); whence אֶפְרוֹחַ, פִּרְחָח.
(b) to sprout, to flourish, to bud forth, as a plant, Isaiah 17:11; Job 14:9 to put forth buds, leaves, flowers, as a tree (ausfchlagen), Song of Solomon 6:11; Habakkuk 3:17. Metaph.
(α) used of the flourishing and prosperous condition of a person or nation, Psalms 92:8, 13 Psalms 92:13; Isaiah 27:6.
(β) Hosea 10:4, “punishment shall bud forth like the poppy.”
(c) to break out, as a leprosy, sore (Germ. ausfchlagen), Leviticus 13:12, seqq.; 14:43 Exodus 9:9, 10.
(2) to fly, like the Chald., Ezekiel 13:20 (How this signification can be reconciled with that of budding forth, see under the syn. נָצַץ.)
(1) to cause to bud forth, or flourish (said of God), Isaiah 17:11; Ezekiel 17:24.
(2) to put forth (to make) buds and flowers, as a tree, Psalms 92:13; Job 14:9. Metaph. Proverbs 14:11.
Derivatives, פֶּרַח, פִּרְחָח, אֶפְרֹחַ, and pr.n. פָּרוּחַ.
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