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Strong's #7453 - רֵיעַ

Transliteration
rêaʻ
Phonetics
ray'-ah, ray'-ah
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7462)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
2186a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) friend, companion, fellow, another person

1a) friend, intimate

1b) fellow, fellow-citizen, another person (weaker sense)

1c) other, another (reciprocal phrase)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 80 ‑ ἀδελφός (ad‑el‑fos');  1261 ‑ διαλογισμός (dee‑al‑og‑is‑mos');  1581 ‑ ἐκκόπτω (ek‑kop'‑to);  2083 ‑ ἑταῖρος (het‑ah'ee‑ros);  2087 ‑ ἕτερος (het'‑er‑os);  4177 ‑ πολίτης (pol‑ee'‑tace);  4895 ‑ σύνειμι (soon'‑i‑mee);  5368 ‑ φιλέω (fil‑eh'‑o);  5373 ‑ φιλία (fil‑ee'‑ah);  5384 ‑ φίλος (fee'‑los);  1150 ‑ δαμάζω (dam‑ad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (188)
Genesis 7
Exodus 20
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 14
Psalms 8
Proverbs 33
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
NAS (189)
Genesis 7
Exodus 21
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 14
Psalms 9
Proverbs 32
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
HCS (185)
Genesis 7
Exodus 19
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 13
Psalms 8
Proverbs 32
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
BSB (188)
Genesis 9
Exodus 20
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 14
Psalms 8
Proverbs 31
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
ESV (156)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 13
Psalms 8
Proverbs 32
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 15
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
WEB (188)
Genesis 7
Exodus 20
Leviticus 4
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 1
Judges 5
Ruth 2
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 13
Psalms 8
Proverbs 33
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Jonah 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 8
Malachi 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1453) or (ראה RAh) AC: Feed CO: Shepherd AB: Desire: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the o is a picture of they eye. Combined these mean "man watches". The shepherd closely watched over his flock, often they are his only companions.

A) or (ראה RAh) AC: ? CO: Friend AB: ?

Nm ) or (ראה RAh) - Friend: A close companion. [df: eyr] KJV (188): neighbor, friend, another, fellow, companion, other, brother, husband, lover - Strongs: H7453 (רֵיעַ)

Nf1 ) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Friend: A female companion. KJV (3): companion, fellows - Strongs: H7464 (רֵעָה)

Nf3) tfor (ראהות RAhWT) - Friend: A female companion. KJV (6): neighbor, another, mate - Strongs: H7468 (רְעוּת)

af4) tiorm (מראהית MRAhYT) - Pasture: KJV (10): pasture, flock - Strongs: H4830 (מַרְעִית)

km) orm (מראה MRAh) - Friend: A close companion. KJV (7): companion, friend - Strongs: H4828 (מֵרֵעַ)

H) eor (ראהה RAhH) AC: feed CO: Pasture AB: Desire: One who provides and protects the flock and takes desire in them.

V) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Feed: To provide feed or pasture to the flock. KJV (173): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) feed, shepherd, pastor, herdman, keep, companion, broken, company, devour, eat, entreat - Strongs: H7462 (רָעָה)

Nm) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Friend: KJV (3): friend - Strongs: H7463 (רֵעֶה)

Nf3) tfor (ראהות RAhWT) - Desire: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (9): vexation, pleasure, will - Strongs: H7469 (רְעוּת), H7470 (רְעוּ)

fm) ior (ראהי RAhY) - Pasture: KJV (1): pasture - Strongs: H7471 (רְעִי)

ff1) eior (ראהיה RAhYH) - Love: The love of a friend or flock. KJV (10): love - Strongs: H7474 (רַעְיָה)

hm) eorm (מראהה MRAhH) - Pasture: A place of feeding. KJV (13): pasture, feedingplace - Strongs: H4829 (מִרְעֶה)

fjm) nfior (ראהיונ RAhYWN) - Desire: KJV (3): vexation - Strongs: H7475 (רַעְיוֹן)

J) ofr (רואה RWAh) AC: ? CO: Shepherd AB: ?

fm ) iofr (רואהי RWAhY) - Shepherd: KJV (2): shepherd - Strongs: H7473 (רֹעִי)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. רֵעַ187 noun masculine Proverbs 17:17 friend, companion, fellow; — ׳ר absolute 2 Samuel 13:3 +, construct 1 Chronicles 27:33; suffix רֵעִי Job 31:9 +, רֵעְַךָ Deuteronomy 5:17 +, רֵעֶ֑ךָ Exodus 2:13 +, also רֵעֶיךָ 2 Samuel 12:11 (singular; Ges§ 93ss), רֵעֵ֫הוּ (Ges§ 84 a i) Genesis 11:3 114t., רֵעוֺ Jeremiah 6:21, רֵעָהּ, Jeremiah 3:30; plural רֵעִים Jeremiah 3:1 +, construct רֵעֵי Job 2:11; suffix רֵעָיו Job 32:3, רֵעֵ֫הו (Ges§ 91 k) Job 42:10; 1 Samuel 30:26, etc.; —

l. friend, intimate, Genesis 38:12,20(J), 1 Samuel 30:26; 2 Samuel 13:3; 1 Kings 16:11 (ᵐ5 omitted); רִעֲךָ אֲשֶׁר כְּנַפְשְׁךָ Deuteronomy 13:7, מֶתֶק רֵעֵהוּ Proverbs 27:9 (text dubious see Toy); Micah 7:5 ("" אַלוּף), Jeremiah 9:3 ("" אָח), Jeremiah 19:9; Lamentations 1:2 ( + אֹהֲבֶיהָ), Psalm 35:14 ("" אָח) + 3t. Psalm; especially Job 2:11; Job 6:14 8t. Job; Proverbs 17:17; Proverbs 18:24 8t. Proverbs ( Proverbs 12:26 see מֵרֵעַ below), Song of Solomon 5:1 ("" דּוֺדִים); associates Zechariah 3:8; technical term הַמֶּלֶךְ׳ר 1 Chronicles 27:33 (see רֵעֶה), compare 2 Samuel 16:17 (twice in verse); of lover Song of Solomon 5:16 ("" דּוֺדִי), husband Jeremiah 3:20, paramours Hosea 3:1; Jeremiah 3:1; metaphor רֵעַ לִבְנוֺת יַעֲנָה Job 30:29 ("" אָח לְתַנִּים).

2 in weaker sense, fellow, fellow-citizen, even another person,, with whom one stands in reciprocal relations, Exodus 2:13; Exodus 20:16,17 (3t. in verse) (Gi Exodus 20:13; Exodus 20:14; Exodus 20:14; Exodus 20:14) = Deuteronomy 5:17,18 (3t. in verse), Exodus 21:14; Exodus 22:7; Exodus 22:8; Exodus 22:10; Exodus 22:25 (all E), Leviticus 19:13,16,18; Leviticus 20:10 (all H), Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 15:2 (twice in verse) + 11t. Deuteronomy; Joshua 20:5 (D), Judges 7:14; Jeremiah 9:7; Jeremiah 22:13; Jeremiah 29:23; Ezekiel 18:6,11,15; Ezekiel 22:11,12; Habakkuk 2:15; Job 16:21; Ruth 4:7; Psalm 15:3; Psalm 28:3; Psalm 101:5; Proverbs 3:28,29; Proverbs 6:1 ("" זָר !) + 18t. Proverbs; וְרֵעוֺ שָׁכֵן Jeremiah 6:21; 1 Samuel 15:28 hath given (the kingdom) to thy fellow, = another than thou, Song of Solomon 1Samuel 28:17; 2 Samuel 12:11; so also אִישׁ ֗֗֗ רֵעֵהוּ a (given, certain) man over against his fellow (different from 3) Exodus 21:18,35; Exodus 22:6; Exodus 22:9; Exodus 22:13; Exodus 33:11 (all E), Deuteronomy 19:11; Deuteronomy 22:26; Judges 7:13; 1 Kings 8:31; 1 Kings 20:35; Jeremiah 7:5; 1 Chronicles 6:22; Ruth 3:14; Ecclesiastes 4:4; similarly שָׂעִיר אֶלרֵֿעֵהוּ Isaiah 34:14.

3 in reciprocal phrase אִישׁ ֗֗֗ רֵעֵהו Genesis 11:3 they said one to another (אִישׁ distributive), each the speech of the other Genesis 11:7, absent one from the other Genesis 31:49, compare Genesis 43:33 (all J), Exodus 11:2; Exodus 18:7,16; Exodus 32:27 (all E), Judges 6:29; Judges 7:22; Judges 10:18; 2 Samuel 2:16 (twice in verse) + 4t. 1Samuel; 2 Kings 3:23; 2 Kings 7:3,9; 2 Chronicles 20:23; Isaiah 3:5 ("" אִישׁ בְּאִישׁ), Isaiah 13:8; Isaiah 19:2 ("" אִישׁ בְּאָתִיו) Isaiah 41:6; Jeremiah 5:8 11t. Jeremiah; Ezekiel 33:26; Zechariah 3:10 6t. Zechariah ( Zechariah 11:6 read רֹעֵהוּ Sta ZAW i (1881), 26); Malachi 3:16; Jonah 1:7; so of things Genesis 15:10 (J). — I. רֵעַ see רוע. p.929 below


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֵיעַ i.q. רֵעַ (fully written in the later manner) a companion, a friend, Job 6:27.


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List of Word Forms
בְ֝רֵעֵ֗הוּ בְּרֵעֵ֑הוּ בְּרֵעֵ֔הוּ בְּרֵעֵ֖הוּ בְּרֵעֵ֙הוּ֙ בְּרֵעֵֽהוּ׃ בְּרֵעֶ֑ךָ בְרֵ֔עַ בְרֵֽעֲךָ בְרֵֽעֲךָ֖ בְרֵעֲךָ֖ ברע ברעהו ברעהו׃ ברעך הָ֝רֵ֗עַ הָרֵ֑עַ הרע וְ֝רֵ֗עַ וְרֵע֖וֹ וְרֵעֵֽהוּ׃ וְרֵעֶ֙יךָ֙ וְרֵעַ֗י וְרֵעָ֑י וָרֵ֑עַ ורע ורעהו׃ ורעו ורעי ורעיך כְּרֵֽעַ־ כרע־ לְ֭רֵעֵהוּ לְרֵֽעֲךָ֨ לְרֵעֲךָ֖ לְרֵעֲךָ֥ לְרֵעֵ֑הוּ לְרֵעֵ֔הוּ לְרֵעֵ֖הוּ לְרֵעֵ֣הוּ לְרֵעֵ֥הוּ לְרֵעֵ֨הוּ ׀ לְרֵעֵֽהוּ׃ לְרֵעֶ֑יךָ לְרֵעֶ֑ךָ לְרֵעֶֽךָ׃ לרעהו לרעהו׃ לרעיך לרעך לרעך׃ מֵרֵ֥עהוּ מֵרֵעֵ֑הוּ מֵרֵעֵ֙הוּ֙ מֵרֵעֵ֣הוּ מֵרֵעֵֽהוּ׃ מֵרֵעָ֑הּ מרעה מרעהו מרעהו׃ רֵ֖עַ רֵ֗עַ רֵ֝עֵ֗הוּ רֵ֥עַ רֵ֫עֵ֥הוּ רֵ֭עִים רֵֽיעֲכֶֽם׃ רֵֽעֲךָ֔ רֵֽעֲךָ֖ רֵֽעֲךָ֛ רֵֽעֲךָ֨ רֵֽעֵיהֶ֑ם רֵֽעֵיהֶ֔ם רֵעֲךָ֣ רֵעִ֑ים רֵעִ֔י רֵעִ֔ים רֵעִ֣י רֵעִ֣ים רֵעֵ֑הוּ רֵעֵ֔הוּ רֵעֵ֖הוּ רֵעֵ֗הוּ רֵעֵ֙הוּ֙ רֵעֵ֛הוּ רֵעֵ֜הוּ רֵעֵ֣הוּ רֵעֵ֣י רֵעֵ֤הוּ רֵעֵ֥הוּ רֵעֵ֨הוּ ׀ רֵעֵֽהוּ׃ רֵעֵהוּ֮ רֵעֶ֑ךָ רֵעֶ֔יךָ רֵעֶ֔ךָ רֵעֶ֗ךָ רֵעֶ֙יהָ֙ רֵעֶ֥יךָ רֵעֶֽיךָ׃ רֵעֶֽךָ׃ רֵעַ֙יִךְ֙ רֵעָ֑י רֵעָיו֮ ריעכם׃ רע רעהו רעהו׃ רעי רעיה רעיהם רעיו רעיך רעיך׃ רעים רעך רעך׃ ḇə·rê·‘ă·ḵā bə·rê·‘ê·hū ḇə·rê·‘ê·hū bə·rê·‘e·ḵā ḇə·rê·a‘ ḇərê‘ăḵā bərê‘êhū ḇərê‘êhū bərê‘eḵā ḇərêa‘ bereEcha bereEhu hā·rê·a‘ haRea hārêa‘ kə·rê·a‘- kerea kərêa‘- lə·rê·‘ă·ḵā lə·rê·‘ê·hū lə·rê·‘e·ḵā lərê‘ăḵā lərê‘êhū lərê‘eḵā lereaCha lereEcha lereEhu lereEicha mê·rê·‘·hū mê·rê·‘āh mê·rê·‘ê·hū mêrê‘āh mêrê‘êhū mêrê‘hū mereAh mereEhu meRehu rê‘ăḵā rê‘ăḵem rê‘āw rê‘āy rê‘ayiḵ rê‘ê rê‘ehā rê‘êhem rê‘êhū rê‘eḵā rê‘î rê‘îm rê·‘ă·ḵā rê·‘ă·ḵem rê·‘a·yiḵ rê·‘āw rê·‘āy rê·‘ê rê·‘e·hā rê·‘ê·hem rê·‘ê·hū rê·‘e·ḵā rê·‘î rê·‘îm rê·a‘ Rea rêa‘ reaCha reAi reAv reAyich reEcha reEhu reEi reEicha reEiha reeiHem reI ReiaChem reIm vaRea veRea vereaCha vereAi vereEhu vereEicha vereO wā·rê·a‘ wārêa‘ wə·rê·‘ay wə·rê·‘āy wə·rê·‘ê·hū wə·rê·‘e·ḵā wə·rê·‘ōw wə·rê·a‘ wərê‘ay wərê‘āy wərê‘êhū wərê‘eḵā wərê‘ōw wərêa‘
 
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