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Entry for Strong's #7401 - רָכַךְ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be tender, be soft, be weak

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be tender, be weak (of heart)

1a1a) to be timid, be fearful

1a1b) to be softened, be penitent

1a2) to be soft (of treacherous words)

1b) (Pual) to be softened

1c) (Hiphil) to cause to be weak

1d) (Niphal) tender

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 770 ‑ ἀσθενέω (as‑then‑eh'‑o);  1590 ‑ ἐκλύω (ek‑loo'‑o);  1788 ‑ ἐντρέπω (en‑trep'‑o);  2007 ‑ ἐπιτίθημι (ep‑ee‑tith'‑ay‑mee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (9) HCS (8)
Deuteronomy 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Deuteronomy 2
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Deuteronomy 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
v-Pp3fs 1
v-Pp3fs 1
v-Pp3fs 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1448) kr (רכ RK) AC: ? CO: Loins AB: ?: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the k is a picture of the palm representing a covering. Combined these mean "man covered". The reproductive organs of the male including the lower abdomen which are always covered.

A) kr (רכ RK) AC: ? CO: Tender AB: ?: The tenderness of the loins.

Nm) kr (רכ RK) - Tender: KJV (16): tender, soft, weak - Strongs: H7390 (רַךְ)

B) kkr (רככ RKK) AC: ? CO: Tender AB: ?: The tenderness of the loins.

V) kkr (רככ RKK) - Soft: To be soft. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) tender, faint, mollified, soft - Strongs: H7401 (רָכַךְ)

C) kra (ארכ ARK) AC: ? CO: Long AB: ?: From the male reproductive organ.

V) kra (ארכ ARK) - Prolong: To lengthen or delay. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (35): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) prolong, long, lengthen, draw out, defer, tarry - Strongs: H748 (אָרַךְ), H749 (אַרִיךְ)

Nm) kra (ארכ ARK) - Slow: To be long in patience or time. KJV (15): slow, longsuffering, patient - Strongs: H750 (אָרֵךְ)

Nf1) ekra (ארכה ARKH) - Lengthening: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): lengthening - Strongs: H754 (אַרְכָה)

cm) kfra (ארוכ ARWK) - Long: KJV (3): long, longer - Strongs: H752 (אָרֹךְ)

df1) ekfra (ארוכה ARWKH) - Repair: A reconstruction or healing that causes longer life. KJV (6): health, perfected, made - Strongs: H724 (אֲרֻכָה)

gm) krfa (אורכ AWRK) - Length: KJV (95): length, long, ever, high - Strongs: H753 (אֹרֶךְ)

J) kfr (רוכ RWK) AC: ? CO: Tender AB: ?: The tenderness of the loins.

Nm) kfr (רוכ RWK) - Tender: KJV (1): tender - Strongs: H7391 (רֹךְ)

L) kri (ירכ YRK) AC: ? CO: Loins AB: ?

Nf ) kri (ירכ YRK) - Loins: KJV (34): thigh, side, shaft, loins, body - Strongs: H3409 (יָרֵךְ)

Nf1) ekri (ירכה YRKH) - Loins: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (29): thigh - Strongs: H3410 (יַרְכָה), H3411 (יְרֵכָה)

am) krfm (מורכ MWRK) - Faint: From a blow to the loins. KJV (1): faintness - Strongs: H4816 (מֹרֶךְ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [רָכַךְ] verb be tender, weak, soft (Arabic Aramaic רְכַךְ (in derived species and derivatives), , id.); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular רַךְ 2 Kings 22:19; 2 Chronicles 34:27; 3 plural רַכּוּ Psalm 55:22; Imperfect יֵרַךְ (Ges§ 67p) Isaiah 7:4 +; —

1 be tender, weak, of heart :

a. be timid, fearful, "" יַרֵא, Isaiah 7:4; Jeremiah 51:46; Deuteronomy 20:3.

b. be softened, penitent, "" כָּנַע Niph`al, 2 Kings 22:19 2 Chronicles 34:27.

2 be soft, of treacherous words Psalm 55:22 (with מִן compare; "" II. חָלַק).

Pu`al Perfect 3 feminine singular רֻכְּכָה Isaiah 1:6 it has not been softened, mollified, with oil (of wound, מַכָּךְ).

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular וְאֵל הֵרַךְ לִבִּי Job 23:16 (Ges§ 67v), causative of Qal 1 a.

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List of Word Forms
הֵרַ֣ךְ הרך יֵרַ֔ךְ יֵרַ֣ךְ יֵרַ֤ךְ ירך רַךְ־ רַכּ֖וּ רֻכְּכָ֖ה רך־ רכו רככה hê·raḵ heRach hêraḵ rach raḵ- rak·kū rakKu rakkū ruk·kə·ḵāh rukkeChah rukkəḵāh yê·raḵ yeRach yêraḵ
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