the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7457 - רָעֵב
1b) hungry man (substantive)
1c) of failing strength (figuratively)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רָעֵב fut. יִרְעַב to hunger (Arab. رَغبَ. The primary idea appears to lie in that of an ample, i.e. empty stomach; compare the kindred רָחַב and Eth. ርኀበ፡ to hunger). Used of individual men [or other beings], Psalms 34:11, 50:12 of a whole region, Genesis 41:55. Followed by לְ to hunger for any thing, Jeremiah 42:14.
Hiphil, to cause to hunger, Deuteronomy 8:3 to suffer to hunger, Proverbs 10:3.
Derivatives, the three following nouns.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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