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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7139 - קָרַח
1) to be bald, make bald
1a) (Qal) to make bald, make a baldness
1b) (Niphal) to make oneself bald
1c) (Hiphil) to make oneself bald
1d) (Hophal) to make bald
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָרַח prop. to make smooth (see קֶרַח ice); specially to make bald. קָרַח קָרְחָה to make a bald place, Leviticus 21:5; Micah 1:16. (Hence, with the letters softened, is formed the root גָּלַח which see.)
Niphal, to be made bald, followed by לְ on account of any one who is dead, Jeremiah 16:6.
Hiphil, i.q. Kal, Ezekiel 27:31.
Hophal, pass. מֻקְרָח made bald, Ezekiel 29:18.
The derivatives, קָרֵחַ-קָרַחַת immediately follow.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13