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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6545 - פֶּרַע
V) orp (פראה PRAh) - Loose: To uncover, remove or let go. Such as to make naked by removing clothing or uncovering the head. KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) refuse, uncover, naked, avenging, avoid, go, bare, let, nought, perish - Strongs: H6544 (פָּרַע)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) hair (so called from the idea of shaving, see the root No. 2), Numbers 6:5; Ezekiel 44:20.
(2) a leader, commander of an army, so called from his going before, see the root No. 3. Pl. פְּרָעוֹ (compare as to the sex of nouns of office, Lehrg. 468, 878), Deuteronomy 32:42; Judges 5:2. Arab. فَرْعُ a prince, the head of a family.
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