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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7264 - רָגַז
1) tremble, quake, rage, quiver, be agitated, be excited, be perturbed
1a) (Qal) to quake, be disquieted, be excited, be perturbed
1b) (Hiphil) to cause to quake, disquiet, enrage, disturb
1c) (Hithpael) to excite oneself
V) zcr (רגז RGZ) - Shake: To shake in fear or anger. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (42): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael) tremble, move, rage, shake, disquiet, trouble, quake, afraid - Strongs: H7264 (רָגַז), H7265 (רְגַז)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָגַז fut. יִרְגַּז to be moved, disturbed, 2 Samuel 7:10; Isaiah 14:9. (This signification variously applied lies in the primary stock רג, רע, and even רהּ, compare רָגַע, רָגַן, רָהַב ;רָגַשׁ, רָהַם and see below at the root רָעַע. To this agree Sanscr. rag to move oneself, and figuratively rגga, Gr. ὀργή, anger, grief, ῥήσσω (ῥηγω), Germ. regen, and with another letter added at the beginning, frango (fregi, fragor) krachen, etc. To this root, the last letter of which is a sibilant, approach very nearly רָגַשׁ, רָעַשׁ which see.) Specially
(l) to be moved with anger, to be angry, Proverbs 29:9; Isaiah 28:21 followed by לְ against any one, Ezekiel 16:43. Compare Hithpael. (Syr. ܪܓܐܰ id.)
(2) to be moved with grief, 2 Samuel 19:1.
(3) with fear, to tremble, to quake; Arab. رجز Psalms 4:5; Isaiah 32:10, 11 Isaiah 32:11 followed by מִפְּנֵי on account of any thing, Deuteronomy 2:25; Isaiah 64:1. Also used of inanimate things, Joel 2:10; Isaiah 5:25; Psalms 18:8; Micah 7:17, יִרְגְּזוּ מִמִּסְגְּרֹתֵיהֶם “they shall tremble out of their hiding-place,” i.e. they shall go out trembling from their hiding-places to give themselves up to the victors.
(4) for joy, Jeremiah 33:9.
(1) to move, to disturb, to disquiet; followed by an acc. 1 Samuel 28:15 followed by לְ Jeremiah 50:34.
(2) to provoke to anger, to irritate, Job 12:6.
(3) to cause to fear, to make tremble, Isaiah 14:16, 23:11 inanimate things, Isaiah 13:13; Job 9:6.
Hithpael, to act with anger, to be tumultuous; followed by אֶל against any one, Isaiah 37:28, 29 Isaiah 37:29.
Derivatives, רַגָּז, רֹגֶז, רָגְזָה, אַרְגָּז.
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