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Ra`ah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   7462  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 164
consume 1, devour 1, eat 3, fed 1, feed 16, feeding 4, feeds 4, graze 7, grazed 2, grazing 1, herdsmen 6, keeper 1, pasture 12, pastured 2, pastures 2, pasturing 5, rulers 1, shaved 1, Shepherd 5, shepherd 34, shepherd's 1, shepherded 1, shepherdess 1, shepherds 37, shepherds who are tending 1, shepherds will not feed 1, shepherds fed 1, shepherds feed 1, shepherds' 2, sweep away 1, sweep away your shepherds 1, tend 3, tending 3, wrongs 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis20
Exodus4
Numbers2
1 Samuel7
2 Samuel2
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles1
Job4
Psalms7
Proverbs2
Ecclesiastes1
Solomon6
Isaiah15
Jeremiah22
Ezekiel16
Hosea3
Amos2
Jonah1
Micah4
Nahum1
Zephaniah3
Zechariah11


Total139
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .