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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7139 - קָרַח

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be bald, make bald

1a) (Qal) to make bald, make a baldness

1b) (Niphal) to make oneself bald

1c) (Hiphil) to make oneself bald

1d) (Hophal) to make bald

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3587 ‑ ξυράω (xoo‑rah'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (7) HCS (5)
Leviticus 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 2
Micah 1
Leviticus 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 2
Micah 1
Leviticus 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 2
Micah 1
v-Hp3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-qvfs 1
v-Hp3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-qvfs 1
v-Hp3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-qvfs 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2730) hrq (קרהה QRHh) AC: Shave CO: Bald AB: ?: [from: rq- as being cold]

V) hrq (קרהה QRHh) - Shave: To shave the hair of the head to make bald. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) make - Strongs: H7139 (קָרַח)

Nm) hrq (קרהה QRHh) - I. Bald: II. Ice:Frost or crystals as smooth like a bald head. KJV (10): bald, frost, ice, crystal - Strongs: H7140 (קֹרַח), H7142 (קֵרֵחַ)

Nf1) ehrq (קרההה QRHhH) - Baldness: [df: axrq] KJV (11): baldness, bald - Strongs: H7144 (קָרְחָא)

Nf2 ) thrq (קרההת QRHhT) - Baldness: KJV (4): bald, bare - Strongs: H7146 (קָרַחַת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [קָרַח] verb make bald, or a baldness, usually (by mourners) for the dead, compare Rs Semitic i. 306,2nd ed. 324 (Arabic parallels) (Late Hebrew id. Hiph`il shew baldness; Arabic wound, make sores, whiteness in face of horse (but be bald, bald); Ethiopic make bald (rare); Aramaic קְרַח, , chiefly derivatives (and derived Meanings); compare Sinaitic proper name, masculine קרחה, קרחו; MI3.21.24.25 proper name, of a location קרחה); —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine plural יִקְרְחוּ קָרְחָהבְּראִשָׁם Leviticus 21:5 Qr (> Kt יקרחה; "" יְגַלֵּ֑חוּ compare Deuteronomy 14:1); Imperative feminine singular קָרְחִי וָגֹ֫זִּי עַל Micah 1:16 make a baldness... for.

Niph`al Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִקָּרֵחַ לָהֶם Jeremiah 16:6 men shall not make themselves bald for them.

Hiph`il Perfect 3 plural consecutive וְהִקְרִיחוּ אֵלַיִח קָרְחָה Ezekiel 27:31 and they shall make a baldness (compare

Qal>) for thee.

Hoph`al Participle כָּלרֿאִשׁ מֻקְרָח Ezekiel 29:18 every head made bald (by carrying load).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָרַח prop. to make smooth (see קֶרַח ice); specially to make bald. קָרַח קָרְחָה to make a bald place, Leviticus 21:5; Micah 1:16. (Hence, with the letters softened, is formed the root גָּלַח which see.)

Niphal, to be made bald, followed by לְ on account of any one who is dead, Jeremiah 16:6.

Hiphil, i.q. Kal, Ezekiel 27:31.

Hophal, pass. מֻקְרָח made bald, Ezekiel 29:18.

The derivatives, קָרֵחַ-קָרַחַת immediately follow.

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List of Word Forms
וְהִקְרִ֤יחוּ והקריחו יִקְרְח֤וּ יִקָּרֵ֖חַ יקרח יקרחו מֻקְרָ֔ח מקרח קָרְחִ֣י קרחי kareChi mukRach muq·rāḥ muqrāḥ qā·rə·ḥî qārəḥî vehikRichu wə·hiq·rî·ḥū wəhiqrîḥū yikkaReach yikreChu yiq·qā·rê·aḥ yiq·rə·ḥū yiqqārêaḥ yiqrəḥū
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