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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7565 - רֶשֶׁף

Word Origin
from (08313)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) flame, firebolt, spark

1a) flame

1b) fire-bolt

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 440 ‑ ἄνθραξ (anth'‑rax);  2904 ‑ κράτος (krat'‑os);  4442 ‑ πῦρ (poor);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Song of Solomon 1
Habakkuk 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Song of Solomon 1
Habakkuk 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Song of Solomon 2
Habakkuk 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 3
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 2
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2800) psr (רסהפ RShP) AC: ? CO: Spark AB: ?

Nm ) psr (רסהפ RShP) - Spark: The spark of a fire or thunderbolt. Also an arrow as a flashing thunderbolt. KJV (7): coal, heat, spark, arrow, thunderbolt - Strongs: H7565 (רֶשֶׁף)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. רֶ֫שֶׁף noun masculine Habakkuk 3:5 flame, fire-bolt; — absolute ׳ר Deuteronomy 32:24 +; plural רְשָׁפִים Psalm 78:48, construct ׳רִשְׁפֵ Psalm 76:4, רִשְׁמֵּי Song of Solomon 8:6; suffix רְשֶׁפֶיהָ Song of Solomon 8:6; —

1 flame: אֵשׁ׳ר ׳ר Song of Solomon 8:6 its flames (that is of אַהֲבָה, קִנְאָה) are flames of fire; ׳בְּנֵי ר Job 5:7 = sparks; ׳ר = pointed flame of lighting Psalm 78:48 ("" בָּרָד); קָ֑שֶׁת׳ר Psalm 76:4 Sharp flames of the bow, figurative for arrows.

2 fire-bolt of ׳יְ brining pestilence and death, Deuteronomy 32:24 (compare Dr; "" קֶטֶב מְרִירִי), Habakkuk 3:5 ("" דֶּבֶר).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֶשֶׁף m.

(1)  a flame, Song of Solomon 8:6 comp. Chald., Psalms 78:48. Targum.

(2) lightning, Psalms 78:48. Hence poet., 76:4, רִשְׁפֵי קֶשֶׁת “lightnings of the bow,” i.e. arrows, and Job 5:7, בְּנֵי רֶשֶׁף “sons of lightning,” i.e. ravenous birds flying with the rapidity of lightning, Job 5:7.

(3) a burning fever, a plague, by which the body is inflamed (compare חֵמָה heat and poison). Deuteronomy 32:24: לְחֻמֵי רֶשֶׁף “consumed with pestilence,” Habakkuk 3:5 (where there is in the other hemistich דֶּבֶר plague).

(4) [Resheph], pr.n. 1 Chronicles 7:25.

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List of Word Forms
לָרְשָׁפִֽים׃ לרשפים׃ רְשָׁפֶ֕יהָ רִשְׁפֵּ֕י רִשְׁפֵי־ רֶ֖שֶׁף רֶ֝֗שֶׁף רשף רשפי רשפי־ רשפיה lā·rə·šā·p̄îm lārəšāp̄îm lareshaFim rə·šā·p̄e·hā re·šep̄ rəšāp̄ehā rešep̄ reshaFeiha Reshef riš·pê riš·p̄ê- rishfei rishPei rišpê rišp̄ê-
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