the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7540 - רָקַד
1) to skip about
1a) (Qal) to skip about
1b) (Piel) to dance, leap
1c) (Hiphil) to make to skip
Qal skip about, Perfect 3 masculine plural רָֽקְדוּ Psalm 114:4 (of mountains, כְּאֵילִים); Imperfect 2 masculine plural תִּרְקְדוּ Psalm 114:6 (id.; both of Sinai quaking at law-giving); Infinitive construct עֵת רְקוֺד Ecclesiastes 3:4 a time to mourn (סְפֹד), and a time to skip about (gaily).
Pi`el dance, leap: Imperfect 3 masculine plural יְרַקְּדוּ Isaiah 13:21 (of שְׂעִירִים); יְרַקֵּר֑וּן Job 21:11 (of children; merrily), Joel 2:5(of locusts); Participle מְרַקֵּד 1 Chronicles 15:29 (of David; = מְכַרְכֵּר, מְפַזֵּז, in "" 2 Samuel 6:14,16); feminine singular מְרַקֵּדָה Nahum 3:2 (of jolting chariots); in 2 Samuel 6:21 a insert אֲרַקֵּד I will dance, after ׳לִפְנֵי י, ᵐ5 Th We Dr Bu HPS (מְרַקֵּד).
Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular suffix וַיַּרְקִידֵם Psalm 29:6 he (׳י) made them skip like calves (trees, by lightning).
רַקָּה see I. רקק. רַקּוֺן see II. רקק.
רָקַד to leap, to skip, Ecclesiastes 3:4. Figuratively, the phrase is used to skip for fear (compare Hiph. נָתַר Piel), Psalms 114:4, Psalms 114:6. (Syr., Pa., id. The primary idea appears to be that of trampling the ground with one’s feet, see רָקַק ).
Piel, to spring, to dance, 1 Chronicles 15:29; Isaiah 13:21; Job 21:11 used figuratively, of a chariot driven rapidly over rough ways, Nahum 3:2; Joel 2:5.
Hiphil, prop. to cause to leap, i.e. to tremble, used of the mountains, Psalms 29:6. Comp. Kal, also רָעַשׁ and נָתַר.