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Entry for Strong's #7381 - רֵיחַ

Word Origin
from (07306)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) scent, fragrance, aroma, odour

1a) scent, odour

1b) odour of soothing (technical term for sacrifice to God)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3744 ‑ ὀσμή (os‑may');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (58) NAS (69) HCS (57)
Genesis 2
Exodus 4
Leviticus 17
Numbers 18
Job 1
Song of Solomon 7
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 4
Leviticus 17
Numbers 18
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Genesis 3
Exodus 4
Leviticus 17
Numbers 18
Job 1
Song of Solomon 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 1
n-cms 44
n-cmsc 9
n-cms 44
n-cmsc 9
n-cms 44
n-cmsc 9

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1445) hr (רהה RHh) AC: Travel CO: Path AB: ?: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the h is a picture of wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "man outside". The responsibilities of the nomad outside of the tent include the feeding, watering and caring for the livestock. Livestock are healthier and more productive when on a routine, therefore the man follows a routine or "a prescribed path" each day when caring for his livestock. (eng: reek)

A) hr (רהה RHh) AC: ? CO: Shovel AB: ?: The winds which follows a prescribed path each season.

Nf2) thr (רההת RHhT) - Shovel: A shovel used for winnowing grain in the wind. KJV (1): shovel - Strongs: H7371 (רַחַת)

C) hra (ארהה ARHh) AC: Travel CO: Caravan AB: ?: One who follows a prescribed path to arrive at a specific destination.

V) hra (ארהה ARHh) - Travel: KJV (5): (vf: Paal) wayfaring, go - Strongs: H732 (אָרַח)

Nf1) ehra (ארההה ARHhH) - Caravan: A traveling company that follows a prescribed path. KJV (2): company - Strongs: H736 (אֹרְחָה)

df1) ehfra (ארוההה ARWHhH) - Allowance: An allotted amount of food. KJV (6): allowance, diet, dinner, victuals - Strongs: H737 (אֲרֻחָה)

gm) hrfa (אורהה AWRHh) - Path: The road one travels. KJV (58): way, path, highway, manner, race, rank, traveler, troop - Strongs: H734 (אֹרַח)

gf1) ehrfa (אורההה AWRHhH) - Path: The road one travels. [Aramaic only] KJV (2): way - Strongs: H735 (אֹרַח)

H) ehr (רההה RHhH) AC: ? CO: Millstone AB: ?: The ancient hand mill consisted of two round stones, called millstones, the top was turned on top of the other to grind the grain. This top stone always followed the same path on top of the other.

Nm) ehr (רההה RHhH) - Millstone: KJV (5): millstone, mill, nether - Strongs: H7347 (רֵחַיִם)

J) hfr (רוהה RWHh) AC: Refresh CO: Wind AB: ?: The Hebrew nomads were very familiar with the wind patterns as they would follow a prescribed path indicating the coming season. From this word comes the idea of breath as it is the wind of man which also follows a prescribed path of inhaling and exhaling.

V) hfr (רוהה RWHh) - I. Refresh:To be given a fresh wind. II. Smell:As carried on the wind. III. Spacious:To be wide with space. KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pual, Participle) smell, touch, understanding, accept, refresh, large - Strongs: H7304 (רָוַח), H7306 (רוּחַ)

Nf) hfr (רוהה RWHh) - Wind: Also the wind of man or god, the breath. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (380): spirit, wind, breath, side, mind, blast, vain, air, anger, cool, courage, space, enlargement - Strongs: H7305 (רֶוַח), H7307 (רוּחַ)

Nf1) ehfr (רוההה RWHhH) - Relief: A sigh of relief. KJV (2): respite, breathing - Strongs: H7309 (רְוָחָה)

L) hri (ירהה YRHh) AC: ? CO: Moon AB: ?: The moon follows a prescribed path each night from horizon to horizon.

Nm) hri (ירהה YRHh) - Moon: Also a month as a counting of time by the cycles of the moon. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (41): month, moon - Strongs: H3391 (יֶרַח), H3393 (יְרַח), H3394 (יָרֵחַ)

M) hir (ריהה RYHh) AC: ? CO: Aroma AB: ?: What is carried by the wind and smelled while breathing.

Nf) hir (ריהה RYHh) - Aroma: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (59): savour, smell, scent - Strongs: H7381 (רֵיחַ), H7382 (רֵיחַ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רֵיחַ58 noun masculine Jeremiah 48:11 scent, odour (properly breath); — absolute Song of Solomon 2:13 +, usually construct Genesis 8:21 +; suffix רֵיחוֺ Jeremiah 48:11; Song of Solomon 1:12, רֵיחֵנוּ Exodus 5:21; —

1 scent, odour, of plants and fields Genesis 27:27 (JE) Song of Solomon 1:12; 2:3; 4:11; Song of Solomon 7:14; Hosea 14:7, of ointments Song of Solomon 1:3; Hosea 4:10, of person and garments Genesis 27:27 (twice in verse) (JE) Song of Solomon 4:11; Song of Solomon 7:9; of water Job 14:9; figurative of influence, reputation Exodus 5:21 (J) Jeremiah 48:11.

2 technical term, רֵיחַ נִיחֹחַ odour of soothing (to God), tranquillizing odour (of ascending sacrifices, see נִיחֹחַ) Genesis 8:21 (J), elsewhere Ezekiel 6:13; Ezekiel 16:19; Ezekiel 20:28,41and P: Exodus 29:18,25,41; Leviticus 1:9 16t. Leviticus; Numbers 15:3 17t. Numbers.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֵיחַ (root רוּחַ) m. odour, scent, which any thing exhales or emits, Song of Solomon 2:13, 7:14 Genesis 27:27. Figuratively, Job 14:9 compare Judges 16:9. Most frequently in this connection, רֵיחַ נִיחֹחַ, see נִיחֹחַ.

רֵיחַ Ch. id. Daniel 3:27.

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List of Word Forms
בְּרֵ֖יחַ בְּרֵ֣יחַ בריח וְרֵ֥יחַ וְרֵ֥יחַֽ וְרֵיח֖וֹ וריח וריחו כְּרֵ֣יחַ כְּרֵ֥יחַ כריח לְרֵ֙יחַ֙ לְרֵ֣יחַ לְרֵ֤יחַ לְרֵ֥יחַ לְרֵֽיחַ־ לריח לריח־ מֵרֵ֣יחַ מריח רֵ֑יחַ רֵ֗יחַ רֵ֚יחַ רֵ֣יחַ רֵ֤יחַ רֵ֥יחַ רֵ֧יחַ רֵֽיחַ־ רֵיחֵ֗נוּ רֵיחֽוֹ׃ ריח ריח־ ריחו׃ ריחנו bə·rê·aḥ bərêaḥ beReiach kə·rê·aḥ kərêaḥ keReiach lə·rê·aḥ lə·rê·aḥ- lərêaḥ lərêaḥ- leReiach mê·rê·aḥ mêrêaḥ meReiach rê·aḥ rê·aḥ- rê·ḥê·nū rê·ḥōw rêaḥ rêaḥ- rêḥênū rêḥōw Reiach reiChenu reiCho veReiach vereiCho wə·rê·aḥ wə·rê·ḥōw wərêaḥ wərêḥōw
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