7270. ragal
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ragal: to go about on foot
Original Word: רָגַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ragal
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-gal')
Short Definition: spies

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from regel
to go about on foot
NASB Translation
slander (1), slandered (1), spied (3), spies (11), spy (9), taught to walk (1).

רָגַל verb denominative foot it, go about; —

Qal go about (maliciously, as slanderer; compare Arabic and slanderer, from √ √ wallk along, walk quickly), slander, Perfect3masculine singular עַללֿשֹׁנוֺ ׳לאֹרֿ Psalm 15:3, he talks no slander upon his tongue ("" דֹּבֵר אֱמֶת Psalm 15:2).

Pi`elImperfect3masculine singularוַיְרַגֵּל 2 Samuel 19:28, 3masculine plural וַיְרַגְּלוּ Deuteronomy 1:24; Joshua 7:2; Imperative masculine plural רַגְּלוּ Joshua 7:2; Infinitive construct לְרֵגֵּל Numbers 21:32 5t.; suffix לְרַגְּלָהּ 2 Samuel 10:3; Participle plural מְרַגְּלִים Genesis 42:9 11t.; —

1 slander (compare Qal), בְּעַבְדְךָ אֶל ׳וַיְר 2 Samuel 19:28.

2 go about as explorer, spy, with accusative of location Numbers 21:32; Joshua 6:25; Joshua 7:2 (twice in verse); Joshua 14:7 (all J E), Judges 18:2 ("" חָקַר), Judges 18:14; Judges 18:17; 2 Samuel 10:3 ("" חָקַר), 1 Chronicles 19:3, so also participle Genesis 42:30 (E), Joshua 6:22 (JE); participle, accusative omitted, as adjective, אֲנָשִׁים מְרַגְּלִים Joshua 2:1, compare Joshua 6:23 (both J E); as substantive, spies 1 Samuel 26:4; 2 Samuel 15:10, and so perhaps (as predicate) Genesis 42:9,11,14,16,31,34 (all E).

Tiph`el, Perfect1singular תִּרְגַּלְתִּי לְאֶפְרַיִם Hosea 11:3 I taught Ephraim to walk (si vera 1.; see Ges§ 55h).

רִגֵל (treader, fuller (compare כבס), so Thes SS and others) see ׳עֵין ר, II. עַיִן


backbite, slander, espy out, teach to go, view

A primitive root; to walk along; but only in specifically, applications, to reconnoiter, to be a tale-bearer (i.e. Slander); also (as denominative from regel) to lead about -- backbite, search, slander, (e-)spy (out), teach to go, view.

see HEBREW regel

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