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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8655 - תְּרָפִים

Word Origin
pl. from (07495)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) idolatry, idols, image(s), teraphim, family idol

1a) a kind of idol used in household shrine or worship

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1212 ‑ δῆλος (day'‑los);  1497 ‑ εἴδωλον (i'‑do‑lon);  2322 ‑ θεραπεία (ther‑ap‑i'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Genesis 3
Judges 5
1 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 3
Judges 5
1 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 3
Judges 5
1 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1454) pr (רפ RP) AC: Heal CO: Medicine AB: Sick: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the p is a picture of an open mouth. Combined these mean "man open". Wounds, sickness and illnesses are cured with medicines made from plant materials which were pulverized into a medicinal power.

A) pr (רפ RP) AC: Heal CO: Idol AB: ?

im ) prt (תרפ TRP) - Idol: A household idol of a god, possible believed to have a healing power. KJV (15): image, teraphim, idol, idolatry - Strongs: H8655 (תְּרָפִים)

E) apr (רפא RPA) AC: Heal CO: Medicine AB: ?

V) apr (רפא RPA) - Heal: [df: hpr] KJV (67): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) heal, physician, cure, repair - Strongs: H7495 (רָפָה)

Nm ) apr (רפא RPA) - Dead: KJV (8): dead, deceased - Strongs: H7496 (רְפָאִים)

am) aprm (מרפא MRPA) - Health: KJV (16): healing, cure, healing, sound, wholesome, yielding - Strongs: H4832 (מַרְפֵּא)

df1) eafpr (רפואה RPWAH) - Medicine: KJV (3): medicine - Strongs: H7499 (רְפוּאָה)

ef3) tfapir (ריפאות RYPAWT) - Health: KJV (1): health - Strongs: H7500 (רִפְאוּת)

H) epr (רפה RPH) AC: Weak CO: ? AB: ?: One weakened by illness or disease.

V) epr (רפה RPH) - Weak: To be weak from sickness, laziness or work. KJV (46): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) feeble, fail, weaken, go, alone, idle, stay, slack, faint, forsake, abate, cease - Strongs: H7503 (רָפָה)

Nm) epr (רפה RPH) - Weak: KJV (4): weak - Strongs: H7504 (רָפֶה)

J) pfr (רופ RWP) AC: Pulverize CO: Medicine AB: ?

V) pfr (רופ RWP) - Pulverize: KJV (1): (vf: Piel) tremble - Strongs: H7322 (רוּף)

if1) epfrt (תרופה TRWPH) - Medicine: KJV (1): medicine - Strongs: H8644 (תְּרוּפָה)

M) pir (ריפ RYP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Sick

Nf1 ) epir (ריפה RYPH) - Wheat: A grain pulverized with a mortar and pestle for making a flour. KJV (2): wheat, corn - Strongs: H7383 (רִפָה)

fjm) nfipir (ריפיונ RYPYWN) - Feeble: KJV (1): feeblenss - Strongs: H7510 (רִפָּיוֹן)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 תְּרָפִים noun masculine Zechariah 10:2

plural (= plural of majesty Nö ZMG xlii (1888), 476) a kind of idol, object of reverence, and means of divination (√ and etymology-meaning dubious, compare GFM Hast. DB TERAPHIM Say ZA ii. 195 (citing Neubauer, and Assyrian tarpû, spectre), al. √ רפא, compare רְפָאִים); — always ׳ת: — portable and sometimes small Genesis 31:19,34: Genesis 31:35 (called אֱלֹהִים Genesis 31:30, all E), but in size and shape like a Prayer of Manasseh 1Samuel 19:13,16; in household shrine (see also l.c.) Judges 17:5 (+ אֵפוֺד, compare GFM Ju), Judges 18:14,17 (both + אֵפוֺד, מֶּסֶל, מַסֵּכָה), compare Judges 18:20 (omitted מַסֵּכָה), Hosea 3:4 (+ ׳א, מַצֵּבָה, וֶבַךְ); condemned 1 Samuel 15:23; 2 Kings 23:24 (+ גִּלֻּלִים); used in divining (by king of Babylonian ), ׳שָׁאַל בַּתּ Ezekiel 21:26 (+ קִלְקַל בַּתִצִּים, רָאָח בַּכָּבֵד); as giving empty oracles Zechariah 10:2 ("" הַקּוֺסְמִים). — See GFM l.c. Now Archaeology ii. 23 Sta Blb. Theol. d. A. T. under the word.

תִּרְצָה see רצה.

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List of Word Forms
בַּתְּרָפִ֔ים בתרפים הַתְּרָפִ֖ים הַתְּרָפִ֗ים הַתְּרָפִ֣ים הַתְּרָפִ֨ים הַתְּרָפִֽים׃ התרפים התרפים׃ וּתְרָפִ֔ים וּתְרָפִ֖ים וּתְרָפִֽים׃ ותרפים ותרפים׃ bat·tə·rā·p̄îm batteraFim battərāp̄îm hat·tə·rā·p̄îm hatteraFim hattərāp̄îm ū·ṯə·rā·p̄îm uteraFim ūṯərāp̄îm

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