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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7463 - רֵעֶה
1) friend, friend of the king (technical sense)
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.
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רֵעֶה constr. רֵעֵה, with suff. רֵעֶיךָ Proverbs 6:3 (like מִקְנֶה, מִקְנֶיךָ), m., a companion, a friend, i.q. רֵעַ, which is more in use, 2 Samuel 15:37, 16:16 1 Kings 4:5. Root רָעָה No. 3. The feminine is
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