7495. rapha
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rapha: to heal
Original Word: רָפָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: rapha
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-faw')
Short Definition: heal

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to heal
NASB Translation
become fresh (3), completely healed (1), heal (24), healed (22), healer (1), healing (2), heals (3), physician (1), physicians (4), purified (2), reappeared (1), repaired (2), take care (1).

רָפָא verb heal (Late Hebrew in derivatives; Phoenician רפא, Syriac heal; on Aramaic proper name compounded with רפא see NöZMG xi (1886), 723 Lzb369; Sabean proper name אלרפא Langer1, 1 DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 326; Arabic (and ) darn, mend, repair, pacify; Ethiopic stitch together, mend; compare KüchenmeisterZWiss. Th. xxx (1887), 257 ff.); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular consecutive ׳וְר Isaiah 6:10, suffix וּרְפָאָם Isaiah 19:22, 1singular suffix consecutive וּרְפָאתִיו Isaiah 57:19, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יִרְמָּא 2 Kings 20:8 +, suffix יִרְמָּאֵנוּ Hosea 6:1, 1singular אֶרְמָּא Hosea 14:5 +, אֶרְמָּה (Ges§ 75pp) Jeremiah 3:22; 3feminine plural תִּרְמֶּינָה (Idib. qq) Job 5:18, etc.; Imperative masculine singular רְפָא Numbers 12:13, רְפָה (Idib. pp) Psalm 60:4, רְפָאָ֫ה Psalm 41:5, etc.; Infinitive absolute רָפוֺא Isaiah 19:22; construct לִרְמֹּא Hosea 5:13, etc.; Participle רֹפֵא 2 Kings 20:5 +, etc.; — heal:

1 literally,

a. of God, with accusative of person Genesis 20:17 (E), Psalm 107:20 (suffix), with ל person Numbers 12:13 (JE) 2 Kings 20:5,8.

b. of men, absolute Ecclesiastes 3:3 (opposed to הרג); participle as substantive healer, physician, Genesis 50:2 (twice in verse) (J) 2Chronicles 16:12.

2 figurative, heal hurts of nation, involving ׳יs (restored) favour (and, often, forgiveness):

a. subject ׳י, with suffix person, Hosea 6:1; Hosea 11:3 (yet compare We Now), Exodus 15:26 (J), Isaiah 19:22b Isaiah 57:18,19; Jeremiah 33:6; Psalm 30:3, compare Psalm 6:3; with accusative עַם2Chronicles 30:20, with accusative אֶרֶץ2Chronicles 7:14; with ל of nation Hosea 7:1, and (indefinite subject) Isaiah 6:10 (lest) one heal them (= passive, they be healed); with accusative of hurt, מִחַץ מַכָּתוֺ Isaiah 30:26, שְׁבָרִים (of land) Psalm 60:4, so מְשׁוּבָה Hosea 14:5; Jeremiah 3:22 (including the consequences of backsliding); with ל of hurt Psalm 103:3; accusative nation (personified) + מִן of hurt Jeremiah 30:17 I will heal thee of thy wounds ("" אֶרְמָּאֵךְ); absolute Isaiah 19:22a (opposed to נגף), Deuteronomy 32:39 (opposed to מחץ); participle as substantive healer, physician Jeremiah 8:22.

b. human subject, with ל of nation, Hosea 5:13, compare Lamentations 2:13.

3. a. figurative, heal individual distresses, with suffix person Jeremiah 17:14, with accusative נַפְשִׁי = me Jeremiah 41:5, with ל person, לִשְׁבוּרֵי לֵב Psalm 147:3 (i.e. longing exiles, compare Isaiah 61:3); absolute Job 5:18 (opposed to מחץ); participle as substantive Job 13:4.

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִרְמָּא Leviticus 13:37 +, 3 feminine singular נִרְמָּ֑תָה (Ges§ 75qq) Jeremiah 51:9; 3plural וְנִרְמּאו consecutive Ezekiel 47:8; Imperfect2masculine singular תֵּרָפֵא Jeremiah 51:8; 3masculine plural יֵרָֽפְאוּ Ezekiel 47:9,11, וַיֵּרָפו (Gesl.c.) 2 Kings 2:22, etc.; Infinitive construct הֵרָפֵא Jeremiah 15:18 +, הֵרָפֵה (Idib.) Jeremiah 19:11; — be healed:

1 literally, of person 1 Samuel 6:3; + accusative of disease Deuteronomy 28:27,35; subject disease Leviticus 13:18,37; Leviticus 14:3,48; of (bad) water 2 Kings 2:22, salt waters (prediction), i.e. be made fresh, Ezekiel 47:8,9,11; of (broken) pottery, i.e. be made whole, Jeremiah 19:11 (in simile).

2 figurative, be healed:

a. of national hurts, subject city Jeremiah 51:8,9; involving forgiveness and ׳יs blessing, impersonal with ל of people, נִרְמָּאלָֿנוּ Isaiah 53:5 i.e. healing has come to us.

b. of personal distress, subject person Jeremiah 17:14, subject the distress Jeremiah 15:18.

Pi`el Perfect1singular רִמִּאתִי 2 Kings 2:21; 2masculine plural רְמֵּאתֶם Ezekiel 34:4; 1plural רִמִּאנוּ Jeremiah 51:9; Imperfect3masculine singular יְרַמֵּא Exodus 21:19; Zechariah 11:16, וַיְרַמֵּא 1 Kings 18:30; 3masculine plural וַיְרַמְּאוּ Jeremiah 6:14, וַיְרַמּוּ (Ges§ 75qq) Jeremiah 8:11; Infinitive absolute רַמֹּא Exodus 21:19; — have healed, heal, usually human subject:

1 literal, רַמּאֹ יְרַמֵּא Exodus 21:19 he shall have (him) well healed; with accusative of altar, = repair, 1 Kings 18:30; with ל of water (subject ׳י) 2 Kings 2:21.

2 figurative of healing national defects and hurts, accusative of person, Ezekiel 34:14; Zechariah 11:16; work at healing, treat (accusative of hurt) Jeremiah 6:14; Jeremiah 8:11 (both עַלנְֿקַלָּה, see [ קָלַל] Niph`al 2), Jeremiah 51:9.

Hithpa`el Infinitive construct of purpose, לְהִתְרַמֵּא, literally, in order to get healed, + מִן of wounds 2 Kings 8:29 = 2 Kings 9:15, so "" 2Chronicles 22:6 (read with ᵐ5 מִן for כִּי, compare Be Kau Benz).

cure, cause to heal, physician, repair, thoroughly, make whole

Or raphah {raw-faw'}; a primitive root; properly, to mend (by stitching), i.e. (figuratively) to cure -- cure, (cause to) heal, physician, repair, X thoroughly, make whole. See raphah.

see HEBREW raphah

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