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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7576 - רָתַק

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

1) to bind

1a) (Niphal) to be snapped, be broken

1b) (Pual) to be bound

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 396 ‑ ἀνατρέπω (an‑at‑rep'‑o);  1210 ‑ δέω (deh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
Nahum 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Nahum 1
Nahum 1
v-Pp3cp 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-Pp3cp 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-Pp3cp 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2803) qtr (רתק RTQ) AC: Bind CO: Chain AB: ?: A binding of something with a chain. [from: tr- binding]

V) qtr (רתק RTQ) - Bind: KJV (2): (vf: Niphal, Pual) loose, bound - Strongs: H7576 (רָתַק)

bf1) eqitr (רתיקה RTYQH) - Chain: For binding. KJV (2): chain - Strongs: H7572 (רַתִּיקָה)

cm) qftr (רתוק RTWQ) - Chain: For binding. KJV (1): chain - Strongs: H7569 (רַתּוֹק)

df1) eqftr (רתוקה RTWQH) - Chain: For binding together or as bound on the wrist or neck. KJV (1): chain - Strongs: H7577 (רְתֻקוֹת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [רָתַק] verb bind (Arabic close up and repair, sew up; Talmud רִיתְקָא fenced enclosure); —

Pu`al Perfect 3 plural רֻתְּקוּ בַזִּקִּים Nahum 3:10 her great ones were bound with fetters

Niph`al Imperfect 3 masculine singular יֵרָתֵק Ecclesiastes 12:6 Qr (ירחק Kt), from context = be snapped, broken; read probably יִנָּתֵק (Pfannkuche Thes and modern).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רָתַק not used in Kal, to tie, to bind. Arab. رتق to close, to sew together.

Niphal, Ecclesiastes 12:6 קרי (in a contrary signification), to be unbound, loosed. כתיב has יֵרָחֵק to be removed.

Pual, to be bound, Nahum 3:10 whence רַתּוֹק and

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