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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7491 - רָעַף

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

1) to trickle, drip

1a) (Qal) to trickle, drip

1b) (Hiphil) to trickle

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4130 ‑ πίμπλημι ();  4482 ‑ ῥέω (hreh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
v-hvmp 1
v-qi3mp 2
v-hvmp 1
v-qi3mp 3
v-hvmp 1
v-qi3mp 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2782) por (ראהפ RAhP) AC: Drop CO: ? AB: ?: A dripping down of dew from the trees or rain from the clouds.

V) por (ראהפ RAhP) - Drop: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) drop, distil - Strongs: H7491 (רָעַף)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [רָעַף] verb trickle, drip, synonym of נזל, II. ערף (compare Arabic flow (of blood), bleed (of the nose)); —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine plural יִרְעֲפוּ, of clouds Job 36:28 (with עֲלֵי person; "" יִזְּלוּ), with accusative of material טַל Proverbs 3:20; figurative מַעְגָּלֶיךָ יִרְעֲפוּן דָּ֑שֶׁן Psalm 65:12 (i.e. fertilizing rain); subject of moistened ground, נְאוֺת מִדְבָּר, Psalm 65:13.

Hiph`il Imperative masculine plural הַרְעִיפוּ Isaiah 45:8 trickle, O heavens, from above (figurative: "" יִּוְּלוּ צֶרֶק).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רָעַף fut. יִרְעַף i.q. עָרַף No. I. to drop down, followed by an acc. Proverbs 3:20, “the clouds drop down dew;” Psalms 65:12, 13 Psalms 65:13. (Arab. رعف id.)

Hiphil, to let drop down (said of the sky), followed by an acc. Isaiah 45:8.

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List of Word Forms
הַרְעִ֤יפוּ הרעיפו יִ֝רְעֲפ֗וּ יִ֭רְעֲפוּ יִרְעֲפ֥וּן יִרְעֲפוּ־ ירעפו ירעפו־ ירעפון har‘îp̄ū har·‘î·p̄ū harIfu yir‘ăp̄ū yir‘ăp̄ū- yir‘ăp̄ūn yir·‘ă·p̄ū yir·‘ă·p̄ū- yir·‘ă·p̄ūn yiraFu yiraFun
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