2964. tereph
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tereph: prey, food, a leaf
Original Word: טָ֫רֶף
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: tereph
Phonetic Spelling: (teh'-ref)
Short Definition: prey

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from taraph
prey, food, a leaf
NASB Translation
food (4), leaves (1), prey (17), torn (1).

טֶ֫רֶף noun masculineNahum 3:1 prey, food; leaf; — טֶרֶף Genesis 49:9 +; טָ֑רֶף Job 4:11 +; suffix טַרְפֵךְ Nahum 2:14; טַרְמּוֺ Isaiah 31:4; plural construct טַרְמֵּי Ezekiel 17:9; —

1 prey of lion Amos 3:4; Job 4:11; Job 38:39; Psalm 104:21; metaphor of Judah's conquests Genesis 49:9, Israel like lion Numbers 23:24 (both poems in J E); of Assyrians Isaiah 5:29; of Nineveh and its king Nahum 2:13; Nahum 2:14; Nahum 3:1; Israel's princes (as young lion) Ezekiel 19:3,6; simile of false prophet (like lion) Ezekiel 22:25; of princes of Judah Ezekiel 22:27; simile of י's descending to battle, like lion Isaiah 31:4; compare Psalm 76:5 coming down from mountains of prey (the lion's lair), but read perhaps עַד, compare ᵐ5 Bi Checritical note.; figurative of spoil of wicked Job 29:17, compare Psalm 124:6.

2 food, of outcasts, under figure of wild ass מֶּרֶא Job 24:5; of human food (late): for those who fear God Psalm 111:5; for household Proverbs 31:15; in ׳יs house Malachi 3:10.

3 leaf, (compare Genesis 8:11) טַרְמֵּי צִמְחָהּ Ezekiel 17:9 metaphor of Judah.

leaf, meat, prey, spoil

From taraph; something torn, i.e. A fragment, e.g. A fresh leaf, prey, food -- leaf, meat, prey, spoil.

see HEBREW taraph

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