Ra`ah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 07462 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
h[ra primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ra`ahTWOT - 2185,2186
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
raw-aw' Verb
Definition
  1. to pasture, tend, graze, feed
    1. (Qal)
      1. to tend, pasture 1a
    2. to shepherd 1a
    3. of ruler, teacher (fig) 1a
    4. of people as flock (fig) 1a
    5. shepherd, herdsman (subst)
      1. to feed, graze 1a
    6. of cows, sheep etc (literal) 1a
    7. of idolater, Israel as flock (fig)
    8. (Hiphil) shepherd, shepherdess
  2. to associate with, be a friend of (meaning probable)
    1. (Qal) to associate with
    2. (Hithpael) to be companions
  3. (Piel) to be a special friend
King James Word Usage - Total: 173
feed 75, shepherd 63, pastor 8, herdmen 7, keep 3, companion 2, broken 1, company 1, devour 1, eat 1, entreateth 1, miscellaneous 10
KJV Verse Count
Genesis20
Exodus4
Numbers2
Judges1
1 Samuel7
2 Samuel2
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles1
Job3
Psalms8
Proverbs6
Ecclesiastes1
Solomon6
Isaiah15
Jeremiah22
Ezekiel16
Hosea3
Amos2
Jonah1
Micah4
Nahum1
Zephaniah3
Zechariah11


Total144
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Ra`ah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .