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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6561 - פָּרַק
1) to tear apart or away, tear off, break away
1a) (Qal) to tear away, snatch, rescue
1b) (Piel) to tear off
1c) (Hithpael) to tear off from oneself, be broken off, be broken in pieces
Nm) qrp (פרק PRQ) - I. Crossroad:As a tearing apart of the path. II. Fragment:As torn from the whole. III. Booty:As torn from the whole. KJV (3): crossway, robbery, broth - Strongs: H6563 (פֶּרֶק), H6564 (פָּרָק)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פָּרַק to rend, to break (an onomatopoetic root, widely extended with the same signification in the Indo-Germanic languages, as Sanscr. prah, Lat. frango, Gothic brikan, ap. Keron. prichan, Germ. brechen, brocken, to break. In a softer form it is בָּרַךְ to break the knees, i.e. to bend them, and by casting away the labial, ῥήγνυμι). Specially
(1) to break off, followed by מֵעַר Genesis 27:40.
(2) to break or crush bones and limbs (used of a wild beast), Psalms 7:3.
(3) to break away, to liberate, Psalms 136:24; Lamentations 5:8 (Syr. ܦܪܰܩ id).
(1) to break off, to tear off, Exodus 32:2; Zechariah 11:16.
(2) to break, or rend in pieces, 1 Kings 19:11.
(1) to be broken in pieces, Ezekiel 19:12.
(2) to break, or tear off from oneself, with an acc. Exodus 32:3, 24 Exodus 32:24 compare Hebr. Gramm. ed. x. § 53. 3, d.
Derivatives, פָּרָק, פֶּרֶק, מַפְרֶקֶת.
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