corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.12.08
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6203 - עֹרֶף

Transliteration
‛ôreph
Phonetics
o-ref'  
Word Origin
from (06202)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1700a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) neck, back of the neck, back

1a) back of the neck

1a1) of fleeing foe

1a2) of apostasy (figuratively)

1b) stiff of neck, obstinate (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2588 ‑ καρδία (kar‑dee'‑ah);  2864 ‑ κόμη (kom'‑ay);  3577 ‑ νῶτος (no'‑tos);  5137 ‑ τράχηλος (trakh'‑ay‑los);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (33) NAS (32) HCS (31)
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 3
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 3
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 2
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 3
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 20
n-cms 12
n-cms 12
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2580) pro (אהרפ AhRP) AC: Behead CO: Neck AB: ?: [from: ro- as the neck is exposed skin] (eng: giraffe; scruff - of the neck and the additional s)

V) pro (אהרפ AhRP) - Behead: To severe the neck from the body or to break the neck. KJV (6): (vf: Paal) neck, strike, behead, cut - Strongs: H6202 (עָרַף)

Nm) pro (אהרפ AhRP) - Neck: KJV (33): neck, back - Strongs: H6203 (עֹרֶף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֹ֫רֶף noun masculine Deuteronomy 31:27 back of neck, neck; — ׳ע absolute Joshua 7:12 +; construct Genesis 49:8 +; suffix עָרְמִּי Job 16:12, עָרְמְּךָ Deuteronomy 31:27, etc.; —

1 back of neck of fleeing foe ׳וגו׳יָָֽדְךָ בְּע Genesis 49:8 (poem in J), compare וְאָחַזבְּעָרְמִּי Job 16:12 (figurative); Exodus 23:27 (E), Psalm 18:41 = 2 Samuel 22:41; turn (הָפַח, מָּנָה) one's back before (לִפְנֵי) a foe Joshua 7:8,12 (JE), absolute Jeremiah 48:39; figurative of apostasy אֶל׳מָּנָה ע Jeremiah 2:27; Jeremiah 32:33 (opposed to מָּנָה פָנִים) absolute ׳וַיִּתְּנּוּ ע 2 Chronicles 29:6; of ׳י s disfavour וְלֹא פָנִים אֶרְאֵם׳ע Jeremiah 18:17 with the back and not the face will I look at them.

2 figurative in ׳קְשֵׁהעֿ stiff of neck, i.e. obstinate, of Israel Exodus 32:8; Exodus 33:3,5; Exodus 34:9 (all J E), Deuteronomy 9:6,13; עָרְמְּךָ הַקָּשֶׁה Deuteronomy 31:27; with verb ׳הִקְשָׁה ע i.e. be obstinate, intractable Deuteronomy 10:16; Jeremiah 7:26; Jeremiah 17:23; Jeremiah 19:15; 2 Kings 17:14 (twice in verse); Nehemiah 9:16,17,29; 2 Chronicles 30:8; compare ׳גִּיד בַּרְזֶל ע Isaiah 48:4 ("" קָשֶׁה אָ֑תָּה); ׳הִקְשָׁה ע of individual 2 Chronicles 36:13; Proverbs 29:1.

3 of bird: nip its headמִמּוּל עָרְמּוֺ Leviticus 5:8 (P).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֹרֶף m. the neck of an animal, Leviticus 5:8 (Arabic عُرْفُ mane), of a man, Job 16:12, and so frequently. Observe the phrases

(a) נָתַן עֹרֶף to give the neck, i.e. to turn back, 2 Chronicles 29:6 and פָּנָה עֹרֶף־אֶל to turn the back to any one, i.e. to turn oneself away from any one, Jeremiah 2:27, 32:33.

(b) פָּנָה עֹרֶף Joshua 7:12, and חָפַךְ עֹרֶף Joshua 7:8, to turn the back, i.e. to flee, Syriac ܐܦܰܢܝܺ ܚܰܨܳܐ, and Pers. دشت دادن. Here belongs Exodus 23:27, נָתַתִּי אֶת־כָּל־אֹיְבֶיךָ אֵלֶיךָ עֹרֶף “I have made for thee the back of all thy enemies,” I have made them turn their backs, I have put them to flight. Psal. 18:41.

(c) קְשֵׁח עֹרֶף hard of neck, i.e. obstinate, see קָשֶׁה, compare the Lat. tantis cervicibus est, Cic. Verr. iii. 95.

These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available BibleSupport.com
List of Word Forms
בְּ֭עָרְפִּי בְּעֹ֣רֶף בערף בערפי וְעָ֨רְפְּכֶ֔ם וְעָרְפָּ֥ם וערפכם וערפם כְּעֹ֣רֶף כערף עָרְפְּךָ֖ עָרְפְּכֶ֖ם עָרְפֶּ֔ךָ עָרְפָּ֔ם עָרְפָּם֙ עָרְפּ֖וֹ עָרְפּוֹ֙ עֹ֑רֶף עֹ֔רֶף עֹ֖רֶף עֹ֗רֶף עֹ֙רֶף֙ עֹ֥רֶף עֹ֧רֶף עֹֽרֶף׃ ערף ערף׃ ערפו ערפך ערפכם ערפם ‘ā·rə·pām ‘ā·rə·pe·ḵā ‘ā·rə·pə·ḵā ‘ā·rə·pə·ḵem ‘ā·rə·pōw ‘ārəpām ‘ārəpeḵā ‘ārəpəḵā ‘ārəpəḵem ‘ārəpōw ‘ō·rep̄ ‘ōrep̄ arePam arepeCha arepeChem arePo bə‘ārəpî bə‘ōrep̄ bə·‘ā·rə·pî bə·‘ō·rep̄ Bearepi beOref kə‘ōrep̄ kə·‘ō·rep̄ keOref Oref vearePam veArepeChem wə‘ārəpām wə‘ārəpəḵem wə·‘ā·rə·pām wə·‘ā·rə·pə·ḵem
Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, December 8th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
עָרַף
Next Entry
עָרְפָּה
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology