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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7364 - רָחַץ
1) to wash, wash off, wash away, bathe
1a1) to wash, wash off, wash away
1a2) to wash, bathe (oneself)
1b) (Pual) to be washed
1c) (Hithpael) to wash oneself
V) yhr (רההתס RHhTs) - I. Wash:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Trust:As a trusted servant who washes the master. [Aramaic only] KJV (73): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Pual) wash, bathe, trust - Strongs: H7364 (רָחַץ), H7365 (רְחַץ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָחַץ fut. יִרְחַץ inf. רָחְצָה
(1) to wash, the human body, Genesis 18:4, 43:31 Leviticus 14:9; Deuteronomy 21:6 meats, Exodus 29:17; Leviticus 1:9 metaph. the defilement of sin adhering to men, Isaiah 4:4. To wash the hands in innocency, i.e. to declare oneself innocent, Psalms 26:6, 73:13. It differs from בָּבַס to wash garments.
(2) to wash oneself, to be washed, Exodus 2:5; Ruth 3:3 (Arabic رحض to wash the body, garments).
Pual רֻחַץ to be washed, Proverbs 30:12.
Hithpael, i.q. Kal No. 2, Job 9:30.
[Derivatives, רַחַץ, רַחְצָה.]
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20