the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4832 - מַרְפֵּא
1) health, healing, cure
1a) healing, cure
1b) health, profit, sound (of mind)
1c1) incurable (with negative)
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.
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 healing, cure, of national woes, Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 14:19b ("" שָׁלוֺם), Jeremiah 36:6 (+ אֲרֻכָה); especially ׳אֵין לָנוּ מ Jeremiah 14:19a there is no cure for us, ׳עַד לְאֵין מ 2 Chronicles 36:16.
2 figurative of person, health, profit, Proverbs 4:22 ("" חַיִּים), Proverbs 12:18; Proverbs 13:17; Proverbs 16:24; with spiritual implication Malachi 3:20; ׳אֵין מ Proverbs 6:15 = Proverbs 29:1; ׳לֵב מ Proverbs 14:30 a mind of health (healthy, composed, mind), compare ׳מ alone = composure Ecclesiastes 10:4; לְשׁוֺן׳מ Ecclesiastes 15:4 healing of the tongue, = a soothing tongue (Toy).
3 literally, of disease, ׳לְאֵין מ 2 Chronicles 21:18.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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