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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7468 - רְעוּת
1453) or (ראה RAh) AC: Feed CO: Shepherd AB: Desire: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the o is a picture of they eye. Combined these mean "man watches". The shepherd closely watched over his flock, often they are his only companions.
V) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Feed: To provide feed or pasture to the flock. KJV (173): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) feed, shepherd, pastor, herdman, keep, companion, broken, company, devour, eat, entreat - Strongs: H7462 (רָעָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רְעוּת (f. of the word רְעוּ i.q. רֵעֶה, רֵעַ, of the form כְּלִי=כֵּלֶה, מְתוּ=מֶת a man; from the root רָעָה No. 3).
(1) a female companion, friend, Esther 1:19; Exodus 11:2 preceded by אִשָּׁה altera, altera, one, another, Isaiah 34:15, 16 Isaiah 34:16; Jeremiah 9:19.
(2) desire, study of any thing. רְעוּת רוּחַ a vain pursuit, Ecclesiastes 1:14, 2:11, 17, 26 4:4, 6:9 compare רָעָה רוּחַ Hosea 12:2, and Chald. רְעוּת.
רְעוּת Chald. will, Ezra 5:17, 7:18 from the root רָעָה No. 3.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19