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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2963 - טָרַף
1) to tear, rend, pluck
1a) (Qal) to tear, rend
1b) (Niphal) to be torn in pieces
1c) (Poal) to be torn in pieces
1d) (Hiphil) to provide food
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
טָרַף fut. יִטְרֹף, once יִטְרַף Genesis 49:27.
(1) to pluck off (kindred to טָרָה, טָרַם, comp. Gr. θρύπτω), hence Arab. طَرُفَ to be fresh (frifch abgebrochen), Heb. טָרָף, טֶרֶף No. 3.
(2) to pull, tear, in pieces as a wild beast, Genesis 37:33, 44:28 Deuteronomy 33:20 Psal. 22:14 Nahum 2:13. Metaph. used of anger, Job 16:9, 18:4 and thus even of God, Psal. 50:22, פֶּן־אֶטְרֹף “lest I tear” like wild beasts. Hosea 6:1.
Niphal pass. of No. 2. Exodus 22:12; Jeremiah 5:6.
Pual id. Genesis 37:33, 44:28.
Hiphil, to tear up food, i.e. to make some one eat, to feed, Proverbs 30:8. Hence the following words
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27