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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #7291 - רָדַף

Transliteration
râdaph
Phonetics
raw-daf'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
2124
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be behind, follow after, pursue, persecute, run after

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to pursue, put to flight, chase, dog, attend closely upon

1a2) to persecute, harass (figuratively)

1a3) to follow after, aim to secure (figuratively)

1a4) to run after (a bribe) (figuratively)

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be pursued

1b2) one pursued (participle)

1c) (Piel) to pursue ardently, aim eagerly to secure, pursue

1d) (Pual) to be pursued, be chased away

1e) (Hiphil) to pursue, chase

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 480 ‑ ἀντίκειμαι (an‑tik'‑i‑mahee);  1559 ‑ ἐκδιώκω (ek‑dee‑o'‑ko);  2597 ‑ καταβαίνω (kat‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  2608 ‑ κατάγνυμι (kat‑ag'‑noo‑mee);  2701 ‑ κατατρέχω (kat‑at‑rekh'‑o);  1375 ‑ διωγμός (dee‑ogue‑mos');  2042 ‑ ἐρεθίζω (er‑eth‑id'‑zo);  1377 ‑ διώκω (dee‑o'‑ko);  2614 ‑ καταδιώκω (kat‑ad‑ee‑o'‑ko);  
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KJV (143)
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5
Exodus
5
Leviticus
7
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
19
Judges
11
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
11
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
3
2 Chronicles
2
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
20
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
6
Lamentations
6
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2
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4
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1
NAS (145)
Genesis
5
Exodus
6
Leviticus
7
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
20
Judges
11
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
11
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
3
2 Chronicles
2
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
20
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
6
Lamentations
6
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
4
Amos
1
Nahum
1
HCS (143)
Genesis
5
Exodus
5
Leviticus
7
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
19
Judges
11
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
11
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
3
2 Chronicles
2
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
20
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
6
Lamentations
6
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
4
Amos
1
Nahum
1
BSB (146)
Genesis
7
Exodus
5
Leviticus
7
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
19
Judges
11
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
11
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
3
2 Chronicles
2
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
21
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
6
Lamentations
6
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
4
Amos
1
Nahum
1
ESV (113)
Genesis
4
Leviticus
8
Deuteronomy
6
Joshua
14
Judges
8
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
2
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
20
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
4
Lamentations
6
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
4
Amos
1
Nahum
1
WEB (143)
Genesis
5
Exodus
5
Leviticus
7
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
19
Judges
11
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
11
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
3
2 Chronicles
2
Nehemiah
1
Job
4
Psalms
20
Proverbs
8
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
6
Lamentations
6
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
4
Amos
1
Nahum
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2755) pdr (רדפ RDP) AC: Pursue CO: ? AB: ?: [from: cr]

V) pdr (רדפ RDP) - Pursue: To pursue in chase or persecution. KJV (143): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel, Participle) pursue, persecute, follow, chase, persecutors, pursuer, flight - Strongs: H7291 (רָדַף)

am) pdrm (מרדפ MRDP) - Pursued: KJV (1): persecuted - Strongs: H4783 (מֻרְדָּף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רָדַף fut. יִרְדֹּף

(1)  to follow after earnestly, to pursue; followed by an acc., Psalms 23:6 and אַחֲרֵי Judges 3:28, רִדְפוּ אַחֲרַי “follow after me quickly.” Figuratively to follow after, e.g. righteousness, Proverbs 21:21 peace, Psalms 34:15 (also wickedness, Psalms 119:150); the wind, Hosea 12:2.

(2) to persecute in a hostile sense; Absol. Genesis 14:14 followed by an acc., verse 15 Genesis 14:15 followed by אַחֲרֵי Genesis 35:5; Exodus 14:4 אֶל Judges 7:25 לְ Job 19:28.

(3) to put to flight, Leviticus 26:36.

Niphal, pass. of Kal, Lamentations 5:5. Part, נִרְדָּף Ecclesiastes 3:15, that which is past; pr. driven away, chased away.

Piel, i.q. Kal; but only used in poetry.

(1) to follow after any one, Proverbs 12:11, 28:19 justice, Proverbs 15:9, 19:7, “he pursues words,” i.e. (the poor man) catches at the words of retiring friends, and trusts in them.

(2) to persecute in a hostile manner, Nahum 1:8; Proverbs 13:21.

Pual, to be driven away, to be scattered, Isaiah 17:13.

Hiphil, to pursue, Judges 20:43.

Derivative, מֻרְדָּף.

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List of Word Forms
אֶרְדְּפָ֥ה אֶרְדֹּ֛ף אֶרְדֹּ֥ף אֶרְדּ֣וֹף ארדוף ארדף ארדפה בְּרָדְפָ֖ם בְרֹדְפַ֣י ברדפי ברדפם הִרְדִיפֻ֔הוּ הָרֹֽדְפִ֔ים הָרֹדְפִ֑ים הָרֹדְפִ֖ים הָרֹדְפִ֛ים הָרוֹדֵֽף׃ הרדיפהו הרדפים הרודף׃ וְאֶרְדְּפָ֥ה וְרִדְּפָ֤ה וְרָֽדַפְתִּי֙ וְרָדְפֵֽהוּ׃ וְרָדְפוּ֨ וְרָדַ֣ף וְרֹדְפִֽים׃ וְרֹדֵ֖ף וְרֹדֵ֣ף וְרֻדַּ֗ף וַֽיִּרְדְּפ֖וּ וַֽיִּרְדְּפ֛וּ וַֽיִּרְדְּפ֞וּם וַֽיִּרְדְּפֵ֖ם וַֽיִּרְדְּפֵ֗ם וַֽיִּרְדְּפֵם֙ וַֽיִּרְדְּפוּ֙ וַֽתִּרְדְּפֵ֔נוּ וַיִּרְדְּפ֣וּ וַיִּרְדְּפ֤וּ וַיִּרְדְּפ֨וּ וַיִּרְדְּפֵ֣הוּ וַיִּרְדְּפֵ֨ם וַיִּרְדֹּ֕ף וַיִּרְדֹּ֖ף וַיִּרְדֹּ֡ף וַיִּרְדֹּ֣ף וַיִּרְדֹּ֥ף וַיִּרְדֹּ֨ף וּמְרַדֵּ֖ף וּמְרַדֵּ֥ף וּמֵרֹדְפָֽי׃ וּרְדַפְתֶּ֖ם וּרְדָפ֖וּךָ וּרְדָפ֙וּךָ֙ וּרְדֹ֣ף וארדפה וירדף וירדפהו וירדפו וירדפום וירדפם ומרדף ומרדפי׃ ורדף ורדפה ורדפהו׃ ורדפו ורדפוך ורדפים׃ ורדפתי ורדפתם ותרדפנו טֽוֹב׃ טוב׃ יְרַדֶּף־ יִ֭רְדְּפוּנִי יִֽרַדֹּ֥ף יִרְדְּֽפוֹ׃ יִרְדְּפ֥וּ יִרְדְּפֵ֖ם יִרְדֲּפֶ֑ךָ יִרְדֲּפֶֽךָ׃ יִרְדָּף־ יִרְדֹּ֑פוּ יִרְדֹּ֜ף יִרְדֹּ֤ף יִרְדֹּ֥ף יִרְדֹּף֩ ירדף ירדף־ ירדפו ירדפוני ירדפך ירדפך׃ ירדפם לִרְדָפְךָ֔ לִרְדֹּ֕ף לִרְדֹּ֖ף לרדף לרדפך מְרַדֵּ֖ף מִרְדֹ֖ף מִרְדֹף֙ מֵרֹ֣דְפַ֔י מֵרֹדְפַ֑י מרדף מרדפי נִּרְדָּף־ נִרְדְּפָ֗ה נִרְדָּ֔פְנוּ נִרְדָּֽף׃ נרדף־ נרדף׃ נרדפה נרדפנו רְדָפ֣וּם רְדָפ֣וּנִי רְדָפֽוּךָ׃ רְדֹ֔ף רְדֹ֖ף רִֽדְפ֥וּ רִדְפ֣וּ רִדְפ֥וּ רִדְפוּ֙ רָ֘דַ֤ף רָֽדְפ֔וּ רָֽדְפִי־ רָדְפ֤וּ רָדְפ֨וֹ רָדַ֕ף רָדַ֞ף רָדָ֑פוּ רֹ֝דְפַ֗י רֹ֥דְפֵי רֹ֨דְפֵיהֶ֜ם רֹ֭דֵף רֹדְפֵ֔ינוּ רֹדְפֵ֣י רֹדְפֵיכֶֽם׃ רֹדְפֶ֗ךָ רֹדְפֶ֥יהָ רֹדְפַ֣י רֹדְפַ֥י רֹדְפַי֙ רֹדְפָ֑י רֹדְפָֽם׃ רֹדֵ֑ף רֹדֵ֖ף רֹדֵ֛ף רֹדֵ֣ף רֹדֵ֥ף רֹדֵֽף׃ רדף רדף׃ רדפו רדפוך׃ רדפום רדפוני רדפי רדפי־ רדפיה רדפיהם רדפיכם׃ רדפינו רדפך רדפם׃ רוֹדֵֽף׃ רודף׃ תְּרַדֵּ֣ף תִּרְדְּפֵ֣ם תִּרְדְּפֻ֣נִי תִּרְדֹּ֑ף תִּרְדֹּ֣ף תִּרְדֹּ֤ף תִּרְדֹּֽף׃ תרדף תרדף׃ תרדפם תרדפני ’er·də·p̄āh ’er·dō·wp̄ ’er·dōp̄ ’erdəp̄āh ’erdōp̄ ’erdōwp̄ bə·rā·ḏə·p̄ām ḇə·rō·ḏə·p̄ay beradeFam bərāḏəp̄ām ḇərōḏəp̄ay erdeFah erDof hā·rō·ḏə·p̄îm hā·rō·w·ḏêp̄ haroDef harodeFim hārōḏəp̄îm hārōwḏêp̄ hir·ḏî·p̄u·hū hirdiFuhu hirḏîp̄uhū lir·ḏā·p̄ə·ḵā lir·dōp̄ lirdafeCha lirḏāp̄əḵā lirDof lirdōp̄ mə·rad·dêp̄ mê·rō·ḏə·p̄ay meradDef məraddêp̄ merodeFai mêrōḏəp̄ay mir·ḏōp̄ mirDof mirḏōp̄ nir·dā·p̄ə·nū nir·dāp̄ nir·dāp̄- nir·də·p̄āh nirDaf nirDafenu nirdāp̄ nirdāp̄- nirdāp̄ənū nirdeFah nirdəp̄āh nirdof rā·ḏā·p̄ū rā·ḏap̄ rā·ḏə·p̄î- rā·ḏə·p̄ōw rā·ḏə·p̄ū raDaf raDafu rāḏap̄ rāḏāp̄ū radefi radeFo radeFu rāḏəp̄î- rāḏəp̄ōw rāḏəp̄ū rə·ḏā·p̄ū·ḵā rə·ḏā·p̄ū·nî rə·ḏā·p̄ūm rə·ḏōp̄ redaFucha redaFum redaFuni rəḏāp̄ūḵā rəḏāp̄ūm rəḏāp̄ūnî reDof rəḏōp̄ riḏ·p̄ū ridFu riḏp̄ū rō·ḏə·p̄ām rō·ḏə·p̄ay rō·ḏə·p̄āy rō·ḏə·p̄ê rō·ḏə·p̄e·hā rō·ḏə·p̄ê·hem rō·ḏə·p̄e·ḵā rō·ḏə·p̄ê·ḵem rō·ḏə·p̄ê·nū rō·ḏêp̄ rō·w·ḏêp̄ roDef rodeFai rodeFam rodeFecha rodeFei rodefeiChem rodeFeiha rodefeiHem rodeFeinu rōḏêp̄ rōḏəp̄ām rōḏəp̄ay rōḏəp̄āy rōḏəp̄ê rōḏəp̄ehā rōḏəp̄êhem rōḏəp̄eḵā rōḏəp̄êḵem rōḏəp̄ênū rōwḏêp̄ tə·rad·dêp̄ teradDef təraddêp̄ tir·də·p̄êm tir·də·p̄u·nî tir·dōp̄ tirdeFem tirdeFuni tirdəp̄êm tirdəp̄unî tirDof tirdōp̄ ṭō·wḇ Tov ṭōwḇ ū·mə·rad·dêp̄ ū·mê·rō·ḏə·p̄āy ū·rə·ḏā·p̄ū·ḵā ū·rə·ḏap̄·tem ū·rə·ḏōp̄ umeradDef ūməraddêp̄ umerodeFai ūmêrōḏəp̄āy uredafTem uredaFucha ūrəḏap̄tem ūrəḏāp̄ūḵā ureDof ūrəḏōp̄ vaiyirdeFehu vaiyirdeFem vaiyirdeFu vaiyirdeFum vaiyirDof vattirdeFenu veerdeFah veraDaf veradafTi veradeFehu veradFu veriddeFah veroDef verodeFai verodeFim verudDaf wat·tir·də·p̄ê·nū wattirdəp̄ênū way·yir·də·p̄ê·hū way·yir·də·p̄êm way·yir·də·p̄ū way·yir·də·p̄ūm way·yir·dōp̄ wayyirdəp̄êhū wayyirdəp̄êm wayyirdəp̄ū wayyirdəp̄ūm wayyirdōp̄ wə’erdəp̄āh wə·’er·də·p̄āh wə·rā·ḏap̄ wə·rā·ḏap̄·tî wə·rā·ḏə·p̄ê·hū wə·rā·ḏə·p̄ū wə·rid·də·p̄āh wə·rō·ḏə·p̄îm wə·rō·ḏêp̄ wə·rud·dap̄ wərāḏap̄ wərāḏap̄tî wərāḏəp̄êhū wərāḏəp̄ū wəriddəp̄āh wərōḏêp̄ wərōḏəp̄îm wəruddap̄ yə·rad·dep̄- yeraddef yəraddep̄- yi·rad·dōp̄ yir·dă·p̄e·ḵā yir·dāp̄- yir·də·p̄êm yir·də·p̄ōw yir·də·p̄ū yir·də·p̄ū·nî yir·dō·p̄ū yir·dōp̄ yiradDof yiraddōp̄ yirdaFecha yirdāp̄- yirdăp̄eḵā yirdeFem yirDefov yirdeFu Yirdefuni yirdəp̄êm yirdəp̄ōw yirdəp̄ū yirdəp̄ūnî yirDof yirDofu yirdōp̄ yirdōp̄ū
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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