Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7323 - רוּץ
1) to run
1a1) to run
1a2) runners (participle as subst)
1b) (Polel) to run swiftly, dart
1c1) to bring or move quickly, hurry
1c2) to drive away from, cause to run away
1455) yr (רתס RTs) AC: Crush CO: Potsherd AB: Desire: Broken pieces of pottery were commonly used as writing tablets as they were inexpensive and durable. These potsherds were commonly used to send messages from one person to another, usually carried by runners. (eng: earth; terra - with a reversal of letters; terrain)
V) yyr (רתסתס RTsTs) - Crush: To crush something to pieces. Also an oppression or struggle as crushing. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: ssr] KJV (22): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) oppress, break, bruise, crush, discourage, struggle - Strongs: H7465 (רֹעָה), H7533 (רָצַץ), H7567 (רָשַׁשׁ)
Nf) yra (ארתס ARTs) - Land: The whole of the earth or a region. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: qra] KJV (2526): earth, land, country, ground, world, way, common, field, nations, inferior - Strongs: H772 (אֲרַע), H776 (אֶרֶץ), H778 (אֲרַק)
V) eyr (רתסה RTsH) - Desire: KJV (57): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) accept, please, pleasure, delight, enjoy, favourable, acceptable, accomplish, affection, approve - Strongs: H7521 (רָצָה)
jm) nfyr (רתסונ RTsWN) - Will: Ones desire. From instructions that are written on potsherds. KJV (56): favour, will, acceptable, delight, pleasure, accepted, desire, acceptance, selfwill - Strongs: H7522 (רָצֹן)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רוּץ to run (Eth. ረቂጵ፡ Aram. רְהַט, ܪܗܰܛ id.; compare under the letter ה), Genesis 18:7, 24:20 29:12, and very often. Figuratively, Jeremiah 23:21, “I have not sent (those) prophets; (but) they run,” betake themselves to the prophetic function with evil assiduity. Psalms 119:32, “I will run in the way of thy commandments,” I will carefully walk in them. Habakkuk 2:2, “that he who readeth may run,” may read without difficulty. Used of inanimate things, Psalms 147:15. Specially
(a) to rush upon in a hostile manner, followed by אֶל and עַל Job 15:26, 16:14 followed by an acc. Psalms 18:30.
(b) followed by בְּ to flee to any one for safety, Proverbs 18:10.
Part. pl. רָצִים and רָצִין 2 Kings 11:13, runners.
(a) the horsemen, warriors of the Persian kings, whose business it was to carry the royal mandates to the provinces, Esther 3:13, 15 8:14.
(b) the guard, and royal messengers of the Hebrews in the time of Saul, 1 Samuel 22:17 and of the kings after David, 2 Kings 10:25, 11:6, seq.; prob. the same who in the reign of David were called פְּלֵתִי (which see). Compare 1 Kings 1:5, 14:27 2 Samuel 15:1.
Pilel רוֹצֵץ i.q. Kal, to run (as a chariot), Nahum 2:5.
Hiphil, to cause to run up, Jeremiah 49:19, 50:44 hence to lead up hastily, to bring quickly, Genesis 41:14; 1 Samuel 17:17 to cause to hasten. Psalms 68:32, בּוּשׁ תָּרִיץ יָדָיו לֵאלֹהִים “Ethiopia will make her hands to h as ten to God,” either to worship him, or else to offer gifts.
Derivatives, מֵרוֹץ, מְרוּצָה.
Note. Several forms of the verbs רוּץ, as the fut. יָרוּץ Niph. נָרוֹץ, the noun מְרוּצָה No. II, take their signification from the verb רָצַץ, which see.
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