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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7451 - רַע

Transliteration
ra‛, râ‛âh
Phonetics
rah, raw-aw'  
Word Origin
from (07489)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
2191a,2191c
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) bad, evil (adjective)

1a) bad, disagreeable, malignant

1b) bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)

1c) evil, displeasing

1d) bad (of its kind — land, water, etc)

1e) bad (of value)

1f) worse than, worst (comparison)

1g) sad, unhappy

1h) evil (hurtful)

1i) bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)

1j) bad, evil, wicked (ethically)

1j1) in general, of persons, of thoughts

1j2) deeds, actions

2) evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity (noun masculine)

2a) evil, distress, adversity

2b) evil, injury, wrong

2c) evil (ethical)

3) evil, misery, distress, injury (noun feminine)

3a) evil, misery, distress

3b) evil, injury, wrong

3c) evil (ethical)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4191 ‑ πονηρότερος (pon‑ay‑rot'‑er‑os);  92 ‑ ἀδίκημα (ad‑eek'‑ay‑mah);  93 ‑ ἀδικία (ad‑ee‑kee'‑ah);  94 ‑ ἄδικος (ad'‑ee‑kos);  95 ‑ ἀδίκως (ad‑ee'‑koce);  268 ‑ ἁμαρτωλός (ham‑ar‑to‑los');  714 ‑ ἀρκέω (ar‑keh'‑o);  2100 ‑ εὐαρεστέω (yoo‑ar‑es‑teh'‑o);  2190 ‑ ἐχθρός (ekh‑thros');  2556 ‑ κακός (kak‑os');  3061 ‑ λοιμός (loy‑mos');  4189 ‑ πονηρία (pon‑ay‑ree'‑ah);  4659 ‑ σκυθρωπός (skoo‑thro‑pos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (663) NAS (359) HCS (665)
Genesis 34
Exodus 8
Leviticus 5
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 33
Joshua 1
Judges 18
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 14
1 Kings 25
2 Kings 32
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 21
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 13
Esther 6
Job 15
Psalms 64
Proverbs 64
Ecclesiastes 27
Isaiah 19
Jeremiah 109
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 22
Daniel 4
Hosea 6
Joel 2
Amos 7
Obadiah 1
Jonah 8
Micah 6
Nahum 2
Habakkuk 2
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 4
Malachi 2
Genesis 24
Exodus 4
Leviticus 5
Numbers 7
Deuteronomy 25
Joshua 1
Judges 8
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 14
2 Kings 25
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 13
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 7
Esther 2
Job 11
Psalms 33
Proverbs 45
Ecclesiastes 14
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 35
Ezekiel 16
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Micah 4
Habakkuk 2
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
Malachi 2
Genesis 35
Exodus 9
Leviticus 6
Numbers 12
Deuteronomy 35
Joshua 2
Judges 19
1 Samuel 31
2 Samuel 16
1 Kings 27
2 Kings 32
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 21
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 13
Esther 6
Job 15
Psalms 64
Proverbs 67
Ecclesiastes 31
Isaiah 19
Jeremiah 123
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 24
Daniel 3
Hosea 7
Joel 2
Amos 7
Obadiah 1
Jonah 9
Micah 7
Nahum 2
Habakkuk 3
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 5
Malachi 3
BYZ TIS TR
P-d 13
P-i 3
P-p 19
P-r 15
a-cp 2
a-fp 5
a-fs 255
a-fsc 1
a-mp 19
a-mpc 1
a-ms 159
n-cfp 18
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1
n-cfsc 16
n-p 1
p-i2ms 2
p-i3fp 1
p-i3fs 1
p-i3mp 1
p-i3ms 5
p-ii 4
v-hi3fs 1
v-qPms 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3ms 2
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp3cp 1
v-qp3ms 4
v-qw3msXa 1
P-d 13
P-i 3
P-p 21
P-r 15
a-cp 2
a-fp 5
a-fs 252
a-fsc 1
a-mp 19
a-mpc 1
a-ms 156
n-cfp 18
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1
n-cfsc 16
p-i2ms 2
p-i3fp 1
p-i3fs 1
p-i3mp 1
p-i3ms 5
p-ii 4
v-hi3fs 1
v-qPms 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3ms 2
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp3cp 1
v-qp3ms 4
v-qw3msXa 1
P-d 13
P-i 3
P-p 21
P-r 15
a-cp 2
a-fp 5
a-fs 252
a-fsc 1
a-mp 19
a-mpc 1
a-ms 156
n-cfp 18
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1
n-cfsc 16
p-i2ms 2
p-i3fp 1
p-i3fs 1
p-i3mp 1
p-i3ms 5
p-ii 4
v-qPms 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3ms 2
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp3cp 1
v-qp3ms 4
v-qw3msXa 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1460) gr (רגה RGh) AC: Grieve CO: Bad AB: ?

A) gr (רגה RGh) AC: ? CO: Bad AB: ?

Nm/f ) gr (רגה RGh) - I. Bad:Something dysfunctional, wrong, evil or wicked. II. Shout:To shout an alarm, war or great rejoicing. KJV (666): evil, wickedness, wicked, mischief, hurt, bad, trouble, sore, affliction, ill, adversity, favoured, harm, naught, noisesome, grievous, sad, shout, noise, aloud - Strongs: H7451 (רַע), H7452 (רֵעַ)

B) ggr (רגהגה RGhGh) AC: ? CO: Bad AB: ?: Something dysfunctional, wrong, evil or wicked.

V) ggr (רגהגה RGhGh) - Bad: To be bad by hurting or doing an evil action. KJV (84): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) evil, evildoer, hurt, wickedly, worse, afflict, wicked, break, doer, ill, harm, displease, mischief - Strongs: H4827 (מֵרַע), H7489 (רָעַע)

J) gfr (רוגה RWGh) AC: Shout CO: Bad AB: ?: Something dysfunctional, wrong, evil or wicked.

V) gf (רוגה RWGh) - Shout: To shout an alarm, war or great rejoicing. KJV (46): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil) shout, noise, alarm, cry, triumph, smart - Strongs: H7321 (רוּעַ)

Nm) gfr (רוגה RWGh) - Bad: KJV (19): evil, wickedness, bad, badness, naughtiness, sorrow, sadness - Strongs: H7455 (רֹעַ)

if1) egfrt (תרוגהה TRWGhH) - Shout: A great shout of alarm, war or rejoicing. KJV (36): shout, shouting, alarm, sound, blowing, joy - Strongs: H8643 (תְּרוּעָה)

L) gri (ירגה YRGh) AC: Grieve CO: ? AB: ?: A feeling from bad circumstances.

V) gri (ירגה YRGh) - Grieve: KJV (22): (vf: Paal) displease, grieve, grievous, evil, ill, harm, sad - Strongs: H3415 (יָרַע)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. רַע226 adjective bad, evil (distinction from noun, and verb Perfect 3 masculine singular, is sometimes not easy, and opinions differ); — masculine singular רַע Genesis 6:5 +; רָ֑ע Genesis 31:24 +; plural רָעַים Genesis 13:13 +; construct רָעֵי Ezekiel 7:24 (strike out Co); feminine singular רָעָה Genesis 37:2 37t. (this form usually noun), plural רָעוֺת Genesis 28:8 14t.; רָעֹת Genesis 41:27 (18t. noun); —

1 bad, disagreeable, malignant: of a woman, רָעָה בְּעֵינֵי Exodus 21:8 (E; perhaps, with changed accent, verb 3 feminine singular רָ֫עָה) disagreeable, unpleasing in the eyes of, plural Genesis 28:8 (P); of poisonous herb 2 Kings 4:41, malignant boils Deuteronomy 28:35; Job 2:7, diseases Deuteronomy 7:15; Deuteronomy 28:59; 2 Chronicles 21:19; Ecclesiastes 6:2, deadly sword Psalm 144:10, arrows Ezekiel 5:16, severe judgments Ezekiel 14:21, wonders Deuteronomy 6:22; מַלְאֲכֵי רָעִים Psalm 78:49 = fierce messengers (of God; Ew§ 287 a Ges§ 130e), wild beasts Genesis 37:20,33 (JE) Leviticus 26:6 (H) Ezekiel 5:17; Ezekiel 14:15,21; Ezekiel 34:25; unclean thing Deuteronomy 23:10.

2 bad, unpleasant, giving pain, unhappiness, misery: ימים רעים evil days (of trial and hardship) Genesis 47:9 (P) Proverbs 15:15; עִנְיָן רע Ecclesiastes 1:13; Ecclesiastes 5:13; עִנְיַן Ecclesiastes 4:8, compare Ecclesiastes 2:17; Ecclesiastes 9:3; הַמַּעֲשֶׂה הָרָע Ecclesiastes 4:3; הדבר הרע evil report Exodus 33:4 (J), so דִּבָּה רָעָה Genesis 37:2 (JE) Numbers 14:37 (P), שׁם רע Deuteronomy 22:14,19; Nehemiah 6:13, שְׁמוּעָה רָעָה Jeremiah 49:23; Psalm 112:7; of things: painful discipline Proverbs 15:10, evil occurrence 1 Kings 5:18, evil (-bringing) net Ecclesiastes 9:12, instruments Isaiah 32:7: כל הדבר הרע Joshua 23:15 (D) all evil (injurious) things; רַע it is bad, harmful Isaiah 3:11 Jeremiah 2:19; of speech, דבּר, רעאו טוב Genesis 24:50 (J) in proverb, speak bad or good = anything at all, מטוב עד רע Genesis 31:24,29 (E), לְמֵרָע ועד טוב 2 Samuel 13:22, of the divine spirit as producing an ecstatic state of frenzy and violence 1 Samuel 16:14,15,16,23; 1 Samuel 18:10; 1 Samuel 19:9 (see רוּח 9).

3 evil, displeasing עָשָׂח רָ֔ע בְּעֵינֵי סַרְנֵי פְלשְׁתִּים 1 Samuel 29:7.

4 bad of its kind, land Numbers 13:19 (J), place Numbers 20:5 (JE), waters 2 Kings 2:19, figs Jeremiah 24:2,3(twice in verse); Jeremiah 24:8, kine Genesis 41:3,4,19,20,21,27 (E), מוּם רע Deuteronomy 15:21, compare Deuteronomy 17:1.

5 bad, i.e. of low value Leviticus 27:10 (twice in verse); Leviticus 27:12,14,33 (H), compare Malachi 1:8 (twice in verse); רַע רַע יאֹמַר מַקּוֺנֶה Proverbs 20:14 (twice in verse).

6 + מִן comparative, worse than, 2 Samuel 19:8; as superlative, רָעֵיגוֺיִם Ezekiel 7:24 worst of nations (strike out Co).

7 sad, unhappy: לֶברָֿע֑ sad heart (compare opposed to טוב, יטב) Proverbs 25:20; of face Genesis 40:7 (E) Nehemiah 2:2; רע לְפָנָיו Nehemiah 2:1.

8חָשַׁב מַחֲשֶׁבֶת(ה)רָעָה devise evil (hurtful) device Ezekiel 38:10; Esther 9:25.

9 bad, unkind, vicious in disposition or temper: וְלֵברָֿ֑ע when the mind is vicious, harmful Proverbs 26:23; רַע עָ֑יִן one evil of eye Proverbs 23:6; Proverbs 28:22; רוּחַ רָעָה Judges 9:23 bad temper.

10 ethically bad, evil, wicked:

a. in General, אם טוב ואם רע Ecclesiastes 12:14 whether good or bad.

b. of persons, אושׁ רע 1 Samuel 30:22; אדם רע Psalm 140:2; המן הרע הזה Esther 7:6 this wicked Haman, so רָ֑ע = evil man Psalm 10:15; Job 21:30; Proverbs 11:21; Proverbs 12:13; Proverbs 24:20, רָעִים = evil men Genesis 13:13 (J) Jeremiah 6:29; Jeremiah 15:21; Ezekiel 30:12; Job 35:12; Proverbs 4:14; Proverbs 12:12; Proverbs 14:19; Proverbs 15:8; רָעוֺת evil women Jeremiah 2:33; שׁכנים רעים Jeremiah 12:14 evil neighbours; of הַדּוֺר Deuteronomy 1:35, הָעָם Jeremiah 13:10; הָעֵדָה Numbers 14:27,35 (P), המשׁפחה Jeremiah 8:3; ׳רַע בְּעֵינֵי י wicked in the eyes of ׳י Genesis 38:7 (JE) = 1 Chronicles 2:8; ׳עָשָׂה הָרָע בְּעֵינֵי י Numbers 32:13 (R) Deuteronomy 4:25; Deuteronomy 9:18; Deuteronomy 17:2; Deuteronomy 31:29; Judges 2:11 48t., + (with suffix of God) 2 Kings 21:15; Isaiah 65:12; Isaiah 66:4; Jeremiah 7:30; Jeremiah 32:30; Psalm 51:6; 2 Samuel 12:9, probably also Jeremiah 18:10 (read הָרָע for הָרָעָה).

c. of thoughts, יֵצֶר Genesis 6:5; Genesis 8:21 (J), הַלֵּב הָרָע Jeremiah 3:17; Jeremiah 7:24; Jeremiah 11:8; Jeremiah 16:12; Jeremiah 18:12; words, רעות Proverbs 15:28.

d. deeds, actions, עשׂה (כ)דבר הרע Deuteronomy 13:12; Deuteronomy 17:5; Deuteronomy 19:20; Nehemiah 13:17; עשׂההרעות Jeremiah 3:5; דבר רע Psalm 64:6; Psalm 141:4; Ecclesiastes 8:3,5; דברים 1 Samuel 2:23; 2 Kings 17:11; דֶּרֶךְ 1 Kings 13:33; Jeremiah 18:11; Jeremiah 23:22 11t.; דרכים 2 Kings 17:13; 2 Chronicles 7:14; Ezekiel 20:44; Ezekiel 33:11; Ezekiel 36:31; Zechariah 1:4; מעשׂינוּ Ezra 9:13; מעללים Zechariah 1:4; Nehemiah 9:35 (compare רֹעַ

4); בֶּצַע רע Habakkuk 2:9; מרוצתם Jeremiah 23:10; (ה)תועבות (ה)רעות Ezekiel 6:11; Ezekiel 8:9 (strike out Co); כִּי רָעוֺת בִּמְגוּרָם Psalm 55:16 for evil deeds are in their dwelling.

II. רַע126 noun masculine Job 30:26 evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity; — absolute רַע Numbers 11:1 +, בְּרָע Exodus 5:19 +, רָ֑ע Genesis 48:16 +; —

1 evil, distress, adversity: יָרֵא רַע fear evil Psalm 23:4; Zephaniah 3:15; בּוֺרֵא רָ֑ע Isaiah 45:7 (of God), הביא רע Isaiah 31:2; מתאננים רַע Numbers 11:1 (J) murmuring respecting distress (see Di); אם טוב ואם רע Jeremiah 42:6 whether prosperity or adversity; יוֺם רע Amos 6:3 day of calamity; יְמֵי רע Psalm 49:6; Psalm 94:13; כי טוב קויתי ויבא רע Job 30:26; בְּרָע in adversity Exodus 5:19 (E) Psalm 10:6; יִמֹּל בְּרָ֑ע Proverbs 13:17; אֶרְאֶה בָרָ֑ע Genesis 44:34 (J); בכלרֿע Proverbs 5:14, מכל רע Genesis 48:16 (E) Psalm 121:7; see also Micah 1:12; Psalm 140:12; Job 5:19; Job 31:29 Proverbs 12:21; Proverbs 19:23.

2 evil, injury, wrong: Habakkuk 2:9; Job 2:10; Proverbs 21:10; עשׂה רע, + עִם person Genesis 31:29 (E); ל person Jeremiah 39:12; as object of חשּׁב Hosea 7:15, חרשׁ Proverbs 6:14; Proverbs 12:20; Proverbs 14:22, השׁיב Psalm 54:7, גמל Psalm 7:5; Proverbs 31:12, בקּשׁ Proverbs 17:11, שׁלּם Proverbs 20:22, אמר Psalm 41:6, דבּר Psalm 109:20; דבּר בְּרָע Psalm 73:8 speak about injury; לֹא יִתְנַבֵּא טוֺב כִּי אִם רָ֑ע 1 Kings 22:8,18 2Chronicles ( 2 Chronicles 18:7 לְרָעָמ), 2 Chronicles 18:17 לְרָ֑ע; לרע for harm, injury Isaiah 59:7; Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 25:7; Psalm 56:6; Proverbs 1:16; Proverbs 21:12; Ecclesiastes 8:9; רַע יֵרוֺעַ Proverbs 11:15 (but read רֹעַ Gr Song of Solomon , see Toy).

3 ethical evil, Deuteronomy 30:15; 2 Samuel 14:17; Isaiah 5:20; Amos 5:14; Micah 7:3 10t.; עשׁה רע 2 Kings 21:9; 2 Chronicles 12:14; 33:9; Nehemiah 9:28 8t.; מֹּעֲלֵי רע Micah 2:1; אהד רע Micah 3:2 (Qr), Psalm 52:5; שׂנא רע Amos 5:15; Psalm 97:10; Proverbs 8:13; מאס רע Psalm 36:5; מאס ברע Isaiah 7:15,16; בִּעֵר הרע מִן consume evil from Deuteronomy 13:6 8t. Deuteronomy; לֹא רְגֻרְךָ רָ֑ע Psalm 5:5 (adjective = evil man Hup De and others); ירע טוב ורע Genesis 2:9,17; Genesis 3:5,22 (all J), Deuteronomy 1:39; סר מֵרָע Isaiah 59:15; Psalm 34:15; Psalm 37:27; Proverbs 3:7 8t.; כי ברע הוא Exodus 32:22 (J) he is set on evil; רע רשׁעים Psalm 7:10, רע מעללים 1 Samuel 25:3, compare Micah 3:4 (see רֹעַ

3); דִּבְרֵי רָע deeds of evil Jeremiah 5:28; תַּהְמֻּכוֺתרָ֑ע Proverbs 2:14; אֹרַחרע Psalm 119:101; עֲצַתרע Exodus 11:2; מַחְשְׁבוֺת רע Proverbs 15:26; אִישׁ רע Proverbs 29:6; אַנְשֵׁי רע Proverbs 28:5; אֵשֶׁת רע Proverbs 6:24 (but read רֵעַ Gr Bi Toy).

רָעָה310 noun feminine evil, misery, distress, injury; — absolute ׳ר Genesis 26:29 +; construct רָעַת Genesis 6:5 +; suffix רָֽעָתִי Psalm 35:4 +; רָעָֽתְךָ 1 Kings 2:44 +; רָֽעָתֵכִי Jeremiah 11:15 (text dubious); רָֽעַתְכֶם 1 Samuel 12:17, etc.; plural רָעוֺת Deuteronomy 31:17 +; רָעֹת Jeremiah 44:9; Exodus 23:2; suffix רָעוֺתֵיכֶם 1 Samuel 10:19 +, etc.; —

1 evil, misery, distress: מַּחַד רָעָה Proverbs 1:33, באה (ה)רעה Ezekiel 7:5 (twice in verse); with עַל Isaiah 47:11 (read באה for בא), Jeremiah 5:12 5t.; with אֶל Jeremiah 2:3; Jeremiah 51:60; הביא רעה Jeremiah 4:6; 1 Kings 21:29; + אֶל 2 Samuel 17:14 8t. in Kings Jeremiah; + עַל 1 Kings 9:9 2 Chronicles 7:22; Jeremiah 19:3 6t. Jeremiah + 8t.; + אֶל and לְ Jeremiah 19:15; Jeremiah 36:31; יוֺם רעה Jeremiah 17:17,18 5t.; יְמֵי העה Ecclesiastes 12:1 (i.e., spring days, fatal to old people, Wetzst in De Koh. 447); רָעוֺת evils Deuteronomy 31:17 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 31:21 (JE), Deuteronomy 32:23 (poem), Psalm 34:20; Psalm 40:13; Psalm 88:4; עֵת רָעָה Amos 5:13; Jeremiah 2:27,28 5t.; ראה ברעה Numbers 11:15 (JE) Obadiah 13; Esther 8:6; ראה רעה Jeremiah 44:17; Psalm 90:15; Proverbs 22:3 = Proverbs 27:12; יפול ברעה Proverbs 17:20; Proverbs 28:14; בְּרָעָה Genesis 44:29 (J) Proverbs 14:32; Proverbs 24:16; Nehemiah 1:3; 1 Chronicles 7:23; Psalm 107:26; ברעותיכם Psalm 141:5; נִחַם עַל רָעָה Exodus 32:12,14 (J) Jeremiah 8:6 6t.; with אֶל 2 Samuel 24:16; Jeremiah 26:3,13,19; Jeremiah 42:10.

2 evil, injury, wrong: עשׂה רעה 2 Samuel 12:18; Jeremiah 26:19; Jeremiah 41:11; with עִם Genesis 26:29 (J) Judges 15:3; 2 Samuel 13:16; with את Judges 11:27; with ל 1 Samuel 6:9; 1 Kings 2:44 4t.; with אֶל Jeremiah 44:7; object of verbs השׁב Genesis 50:20 (E) Jeremiah 36:3; Jeremiah 48:2 7t.; חרשׁ 1 Samuel 23:9; Proverbs 3:29; הֵשִׁיב Genesis 50:15 (E) Judges 9:56,57 4t.; גמל Genesis 50:17 (E) 1 Samuel 24:18 -17 Isaiah 3:9; Proverbs 3:30; בקשׁ Numbers 35:23 (P) 1 Samuel 24:10 -9 1 Samuel 25:26 4t.; שׁלּם Genesis 44:4 (J) Jeremiah 18:20; Jeremiah 51:24; Psalm 35:12; Psalm 38:21; לְרָעָה for harm Genesis 31:52; Exodus 23:2 (E) Deuteronomy 29:20; Judges 2:15; 2 Samuel 18:32; Jeremiah 21:10 8t. Jeremiah; Amos 9:4; Zechariah 1:15; Proverbs 6:18; Ecclesiastes 5:12; בְּרָעָתֶ֑ךָ 2 Samuel 16:8 in thy mischief; בְּרָעָה Exodus 32:12 (J) for mischief; רָעָה רַבָּה Ecclesiastes 2:21; רָעָה חוֺלָה Ecclesiastes 5:12; Ecclesiastes 5:15.

3 ethical evil, 1 Samuel 12:17,19; 1 Samuel 24:12; 1 Samuel 26:18; Isaiah 47:10; Jeremiah 2:19 13t. Jeremiah , + 18t., + following: עָשָׂה (הָ)רָעָה Genesis 39:9; Deuteronomy 31:18 (J) + 5t. + Jeremiah 18:10 (Kt, but Qr רע); מַעֲשֵׂה רעה Ecclesiastes 8:11; אהב רעה Micah 3:2 (Kt); שׁוּב מרעה Jeremiah 18:8; Jeremiah 23:14; Jeremiah 44:5; ׳בִּעֵר רעה מ Judges 20:13 (see II. רַע 3); מִמְּנֵי רָעָה Jeremiah 7:12; Jeremiah 44:3; מפגי רָעַתרעתכם Hosea 10:15; ׳בגלל ר Jeremiah 11:17; ׳על כל ר Jeremiah 1:16; Jeremiah 32:32; Jeremiah 33:5; ׳מֵר Psalm 107:34; Jeremiah 12:4; אַנְשֵׁי רָעָה Proverbs 24:1.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רַע with a distinct. accent. רָע, pl. רָעִים (from the root רָעַע).

(A) fem. רָעָה adj. evil, bad

(a) physically as of an animal, bad cattle, Leviticus 27:10; Deuteronomy 17:1 bad waters, 2 Kings 2:19, etc.

(b) ἠθικῶς, wicked, evil, of the manner of thinking and acting, Genesis 6:5, 8:21 1 Samuel 25:3. לֵב רָע an evil heart, Jeremiah 3:17, 7:24. רַע בְּעֵינֵי פ׳ i.e. what is unpleasing to any one, Genesis 38:7 often in this connection, הָרַע בְּעֵינֵי יְהֹוָה what was displeasing to Jehovah, 1 Kings 11:6, 14:22 more rarely followed by עַל Ecclesiastes 2:17 followed by לִפְנֵי Nehemiah 2:1. Specially

(aa) noxious, hurtful. חַיָּה רָעָה an evil beast, Genesis 37:33. דָּבָר רָע an evil, i.e. a hurtful thing, 2 Kings 4:41.

(bb) רַע עַיִן envious, malignant, Proverbs 23:6, 28:22.

(2) evil in appearance, deformed, especially when followed by מַרְאֶה Genesis 41:3.

(3) unhappy, unfortunate, of a person, Isaiah 3:11 compare verse 10. Jeremiah 7:6, לְרַע לָכֶם “that it may go ill with you,” for לִהְיוֹת רַע לָכֶם (compare טוֹב No. 1), Jeremiah 25:7.

(4) sad, of the heart or mind, Proverbs 25:20 of the countenance, Genesis 40:7; Nehemiah 2:2.

(B) subst. evil, badness, especially in an ethical sense, τὸ κακόν, Genesis 2:9; Deuteronomy 22:22 עֲצַת רָע evil counsel, Ezekiel 11:2 אַנְשֵׁי רַע evil men, Proverbs 28:5 also wickedness, malice, Genesis 6:5. In this sense there is more frequently used the fem. רָעָה, which see.

I. רֵעַ (from the root ר֯וּעַ, noise, outcry (Lerm), Exodus 32:17; Micah 4:9. The noise of God is thunder, Job 36:33, יַגִּיד עָלָיו רֵעוֹ “he declares to him (to man or to his enemy) his thunder.”

II. רֵעַ (from the root רָעָה No. 3) for the more full רֵעֶה, with suff. רֵעִי, רֵעֲךָ, רֵעוֹ Jerem. 6:21 but much more in use is רֵעֵהוּ, plur. רֵעִים; with suff. רֵעֶיךָ; רֵעֵהוּ (for רֵעֵיהוּ Job 42:10; 1 Samuel 30:26); רֵעֵיהֶם m. a companion, a friend, with whom one has intercourse, Job 2:11, 19:21 Proverbs 25:17 implying less than אֹהֵב Proverbs 18:24. Followed by dat. (like the Greek ὁ ἐμοὶ φίλος), Job 30:29, רֵעַ לִבְנוֹת יַעֲנָה “a companion (i.e. like) to ostriches.” Proverbs 19:6. Friend or companion is also said of

(a) a lover, one beloved of a woman. Song of Solomon 5:16; Jeremiah 3:1, 20 Hosea 3:1 compare רַעְיָה.

(b) any other person, any other of the human race, ὁ πλησίον (Nächfter, Mitmenfch), Exodus 20:17, seqq.; 22:25. Hence when preceded by אִישׁ, alter, alter, one, another. Judges 6:29, וַיּאֹמְרוּ אִישׁ אֶל־רֵעֵהוּ “they said one to another.” Genesis 11:3; 1 Samuel 10:11, 20:41. Also used of inanimate things, Genesis 15:10. Compare אָח No. 6. More rarely when not preceded by אִישׁ Isai. 34:14, שָׂעִיר אֶל־רֵעֵהוּ יִקְרָא “satyr shall cry to satyr.”

(2) thought, will, i.q. Ch. רְעוּת, רַעְיוֹן Psalms 139:2, 17 Psalms 139:17. Root רְעָה Ch. to will, and ܪܥܐܳ Ethpa. to think.

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בְּ֭רָעָה בְּֽ֭רָעָתוֹ בְּרָ֑ע בְּרָ֖ע בְּרָ֣ע בְּרָ֣עָתֶ֔ךָ בְּרָֽע׃ בְּרָעָ֔ה בְּרָעָ֖ה בְּרָעָ֤ה בְּרָעָ֥ה בְּרָעָֽה׃ בְּרָעָת֖וֹ בְּרָעָתִֽי׃ בְּרָעָתָ֖ם בְּרָעָתֽוֹ׃ בְּרָעוֹתֵיהֶֽם׃ בְרָ֖ע בְרָ֣ע בְרָֽע׃ בְרָע֣וֹת בְרָעָ֑ה בְרָעָ֖ה בְרָעָֽה׃ בְרָעָתֵ֗ךְ בָּרָ֖ע בָּרָעָ֖ה בָרָ֔ע בָרָעָ֗ה ברע ברע׃ ברעה ברעה׃ ברעות ברעותיהם׃ ברעתו ברעתו׃ ברעתי׃ ברעתך ברעתם הָ֣רָעָ֔ה הָ֭רַע הָֽרָע֔וֹת הָֽרָעִ֑ים הָֽרָעִ֔ים הָֽרָעִים֙ הָֽרָעָ֔ה הָֽרָעָ֖ה הָֽרָעָה֙ הָֽרָעוֹת֙ הָרַ֔ע הָרַ֖ע הָרַ֛ע הָרַ֤ע הָרַע֙ הָרַע֮ הָרָ֑ע הָרָ֔ע הָרָ֖ע הָרָ֛ע הָרָ֜ע הָרָ֤ע הָרָֽע׃ הָרָע֔וֹת הָרָע֖וֹת הָרָע֥וֹת הָרָעִ֑ים הָרָעִ֔ים הָרָעִ֛ים הָרָעִ֜ים הָרָעִ֡ים הָרָעִ֤ים הָרָעִֽים׃ הָרָעָ֑ה הָרָעָ֔ה הָרָעָ֖ה הָרָעָ֗ה הָרָעָ֛ה הָרָעָ֜ה הָרָעָ֣ה הָרָעָ֣ה ׀ הָרָעָ֤ה הָרָעָ֥ה הָרָעָֽה׃ הָרָעָה֙ הרע הרע׃ הרעה הרעה׃ הרעות הרעים הרעים׃ וְ֝רָעָ֗ה וְהָֽרָעוֹת֙ וְהָרַ֥ע וְהָרָ֔ע וְהָרָע֑וֹת וְהָרָעֹ֜ת וְרַ֥ע וְרָ֣עָת֔וֹ וְרָ֫ע֥וֹת וְרָע֣וֹת וְרָע֥וֹת וְרָעִ֖ים וְרָעִ֗ים וְרָעִ֧ים ׀ וְרָעַת֙ וְרָעָ֖ה וְרָעָ֛ה וְרָעָ֥ה וְרָעָ֧ה וָ֝רָ֗ע וָרָ֑ע וָרָ֔ע וָרָֽע׃ וּבְרָעָתֵֽךְ׃ וּבְרָעָתָ֥ם וּלְרָעָ֥ה וברעתך׃ וברעתם והרע והרעות והרעת ולרעה ורע ורע׃ ורעה ורעות ורעים ורעת ורעתו כְּרָעָתֽוֹ׃ כרעתו׃ לְמֵרָ֣ע לְרַ֥ע לְרָ֑ע לְרָ֗ע לְרָֽע׃ לְרָעָ֑ה לְרָעָ֔ה לְרָעָ֖ה לְרָעָ֛ה לְרָעָֽה׃ לְרָעָתֽוֹ׃ לְרָעֹ֑ת לָֽרָעָה׃ לָרַ֖ע לָרַ֛ע לָרַ֣ע לָרָ֑ע לָרָֽע׃ למרע לרע לרע׃ לרעה לרעה׃ לרעת לרעתו׃ מֵ֝רָעַ֗ת מֵ֭רָע מֵּרָעָ֖ה מֵֽרָעָ֔ה מֵרָ֑ע מֵרָ֖ע מֵרָ֣ע מֵרָ֣עָת֔וֹ מֵרָֽעָת֑וֹ מֵרָֽעָתָ֑ם מֵרָֽע׃ מֵרָעַ֣ת מֵרָעָ֤ה מֵרָעָ֨ה מרע מרע׃ מרעה מרעת מרעתו מרעתם רַ֔ע רַ֖ע רַ֛ע רַ֣ע רַ֤ע רַ֥ע רַ֨ע רַ֨ע ׀ רַ֭ע רַע־ רָ֑ע רָ֔ע רָ֖ע רָ֗ע רָ֛ע רָ֜ע רָ֝֗ע רָ֝עָ֗ה רָ֡ע רָ֣ע רָ֣עָת֔וֹ רָ֥ע רָ֨ע רָ֫עָ֥ה רָ֭ע רָ֭עִים רָ֭עָה רָ֭עָתִי רָּ֑ע רָּ֣ע רָֽעַתְכֶ֑ם רָֽעָתִי֙ רָֽעָתָ֑ם רָֽעָתָם֙ רָֽע׃ רָע֑וֹת רָע֖וֹת רָע֙ רָע֡וֹת רָע֣וֹת רָע֣וֹת ׀ רָע֤וֹת רָע֥וֹת רָע֨וֹת רָעִ֑ים רָעִ֔ים רָעִ֖ים רָעִ֗ים רָעִ֥ים רָעִֽים׃ רָעֵ֣י רָעַ֖ת רָעַ֣ת רָעַ֥ת רָעַ֨ת רָעַת֙ רָעַתְכֶ֤ם רָעָ֑ה רָעָ֔ה רָעָ֖ה רָעָ֗ה רָעָ֛ה רָעָ֞ה רָעָ֣ה רָעָ֤ה רָעָ֤ה ׀ רָעָ֥ה רָעָ֧ה ׀ רָעָ֫תִ֥י רָעָֽה׃ רָעָֽתְךָ֣ רָעָה֙ רָעָת֣וֹ רָעָתְךָ֖ רָעָתִֽי׃ רָעָתֵ֑ךְ רָעָתֵ֖כִי רָעָתֵ֗ךְ רָעָתֵֽךְ׃ רָעָתֵךְ֒ רָעָתֵךְ֙ רָעָתֶ֑ךָ רָעָתֶֽךָ׃ רָעָתָ֑הּ רָעָתָ֑ם רָעָתָ֖ם רָעָתָ֗ם רָעָתָ֛ם רָעָתָ֤ם רָעָתָֽם׃ רָעָתֽוֹ׃ רָעֹ֣ת רָעֹ֣תֵכֶ֔ם רָעֽוֹת׃ רָעוֹתֵיכֶ֖ם רָעוֹתֵיכֶ֣ם רָשָׁ֔ע רע רע־ רע׃ רעה רעה׃ רעות רעות׃ רעותיכם רעי רעים רעים׃ רעת רעתה רעתו רעתו׃ רעתי רעתי׃ רעתך רעתך׃ רעתכי רעתכם רעתם רעתם׃ רשע תַּחֲרֹ֣שׁ תחרש bā·rā‘ ḇā·rā‘ bā·rā·‘āh ḇā·rā·‘āh baRa bārā‘ ḇārā‘ bārā‘āh ḇārā‘āh baraAh bə·rā‘ ḇə·rā‘ bə·rā·‘ā·ṯām bə·rā·‘ā·ṯe·ḵā ḇə·rā·‘ā·ṯêḵ bə·rā·‘ā·ṯî bə·rā·‘ā·ṯōw bə·rā·‘āh ḇə·rā·‘āh bə·rā·‘ō·w·ṯê·hem ḇə·rā·‘ō·wṯ beRa bərā‘ ḇərā‘ bərā‘āh ḇərā‘āh bərā‘āṯām ḇərā‘āṯêḵ bərā‘āṯeḵā bərā‘āṯî bərā‘āṯōw ḇərā‘ōwṯ bərā‘ōwṯêhem beraAh beraaTam beRaaTecha beraaTi beraato beraoteiHem hā·ra‘ hā·rā‘ hā·rā·‘āh hā·rā·‘îm hā·rā·‘ō·wṯ haRa hāra‘ hārā‘ hārā‘āh hārā‘îm hārā‘ōwṯ haraAh haraIm haraot kə·rā·‘ā·ṯōw kərā‘āṯōw keraaTo lā·ra‘ lā·rā‘ lā·rā·‘āh laRa lāra‘ lārā‘ lārā‘āh Laraah lə·mê·rā‘ lə·ra‘ lə·rā‘ lə·rā·‘ā·ṯōw lə·rā·‘āh lə·rā·‘ōṯ lemeRa ləmêrā‘ leRa ləra‘ lərā‘ lərā‘āh lərā‘āṯōw lərā‘ōṯ leraAh leraaTo leraOt mê·rā‘ mê·rā·‘ā·ṯām mê·rā·‘ā·ṯōw mê·rā·‘āh mê·rā·‘aṯ meRa mêrā‘ mêrā‘āh mêrā‘aṯ mêrā‘āṯām mêrā‘āṯōw meraAh meraAt meraaTam meRaaTo Mero ra ra‘ rā‘ ra‘- rā‘āh rā‘aṯ rā‘āṯāh rā‘āṯām rā‘āṯêḵ rā‘āṯeḵā rā‘āṯəḵā rā‘āṯêḵî rā‘āṯî rā‘aṯḵem rā‘āṯōw rā‘ê rā‘îm rā‘ōṯ rā‘ōṯêḵem rā‘ōwṯ rā‘ōwṯêḵem rā·‘ā·ṯāh rā·‘ā·ṯām rā·‘ā·ṯe·ḵā rā·‘ā·ṯə·ḵā rā·‘ā·ṯê·ḵî rā·‘ā·ṯêḵ rā·‘ā·ṯî rā·‘ā·ṯōw rā·‘āh rā·‘aṯ rā·‘aṯ·ḵem rā·‘ê rā·‘îm rā·‘ō·ṯê·ḵem rā·‘ō·w·ṯê·ḵem rā·‘ō·wṯ rā·‘ōṯ rā·šā‘ raAh raAt raaTah raaTam raatChem raaTech raaTecha raaTechi raaTi raaTo raEi raIm raot raOteChem raoteiChem rāšā‘ raSha ta·ḥă·rōš tachaRosh taḥărōš ū·ḇə·rā·‘ā·ṯām ū·ḇə·rā·‘ā·ṯêḵ ū·lə·rā·‘āh ūḇərā‘āṯām ūḇərā‘āṯêḵ ūlərā‘āh uleraAh uveraaTam uveraaTech vaRa varaAh vehaRa veharaot veRa veraAh veraAt veraaTech veRaaTo veraIm veraot wā·rā‘ wārā‘ wə·hā·ra‘ wə·hā·rā‘ wə·hā·rā·‘ō·wṯ wə·hā·rā·‘ōṯ wə·ra‘ wə·rā·‘ā·ṯōw wə·rā·‘āh wə·rā·‘aṯ wə·rā·‘îm wə·rā·‘ō·wṯ wəhāra‘ wəhārā‘ wəhārā‘ōṯ wəhārā‘ōwṯ wəra‘ wərā‘āh wərā‘aṯ wərā‘āṯōw wərā‘îm wərā‘ōwṯ
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the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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