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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07355 - רָחַם
1) to love, love deeply, have mercy, be compassionate, have tender affection, have compassion
1a) (Qal) to love
1b1) to have compassion, be compassionate
1b1a) of God, man
1c) (Pual) to be shown compassion, be compassionate
Nm) mhr (רההמ RHhM) - I. Bowels:The belly or womb. II. Compassion:As the belly being the seat of compassion. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Racham:An unknown bird. KJV (73): mercy, compassion, womb, bowels, pity, damsel, tender love, matrix, eagle - Strongs: H7356 (רַחֲמִים), H7358 (רֶחֶם), H7359 (רַחֲמִין), H7360 (רָחָמָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָחַם fut. יִרְחֹם [“prop. to be soft;” hence-] to love, Psalms 18:2. (Syr. ܪܚܰܡ, Arab. رَحِمَ and رَخِمَ id. The primary idea appears to be in cherishing, soothing, and in a gentle emotion of the mind; compare רָחַף.)
Piel רִחַם, inf. רַחֵם, fut. יְרְחֵם to behold with tenderest affection, to compassionate, followed by an acc. Exodus 33:19; Deuteronomy 13:18, 30:3 followed by עַל Psalms 103:13 used of the love of parents towards their children, Psa. loc. cit.; Isaiah 49:15 and of the compassion of God towards men, Psalms 116:5.
Pual רֻחַם to obtain mercy, Proverbs 28:13; Hosea 14:4 compare 1:6.
Derivatives, רָחָם-רַחְמָנִי, רַחוּם, and pr.n. רְחוּם, יְרֹחַם, יְרַחְמְאֵל, לֹא רֻחָמָה.
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