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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7353 - רָחֵל
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָחֵל an unused root, perhaps of the same or similar meaning to רָחַם to cherish. Secondary and denom. is the Arab. رخل Conj. V. to possess lambs. [In Thes. this is compared with رَحَلَ to wander, to journey, especially with camels.]
(1) a ewe, Genesis 31:38, 32:15 hence any sheep, Isaiah 53:7; Song of Solomon 6:6. (Arab. رَخِلُ, رِخْلُ a female lamb.)
(2) [Rachel, Rahel], pr.n. of the wife of Jacob, Genesis 29:6; Jeremiah 31:15.
the Fourth Week after Epiphany