7497. Rapha
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Rapha: inhab. of an area East of the Jordan
Original Word: רָפָא
Part of Speech: Proper Name
Transliteration: Rapha
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-faw')
Short Definition: Rephaim

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from raphah
inhab. of an area E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Rephaim (18).

II. רְפָאִים proper name, of a people old race of giants (perhaps = I. ׳ר, as extinct and powerless; see especially WRS in DrDeuteronomy 2:11; or as shadowy, vaguely known, SchwZAW xviii (1898), 127 ff. see also Stal.c.); — ancient inhabitants of Canaan [west of Jordan?], Genesis 15:20; Joshua 17:15 (JE), compare 1 Chronicles 20:4 (see II. רָפָה above); hence ׳עֶמֶמק ר, plain south of Jerusalem 2 Samuel 5:18,22; 2 Samuel 23:13; 1 Chronicles 11:15; 1 Chronicles 14:9; Isaiah 17:5; Joshua 15:8; Joshua 18:16 (P); ׳ר east of Jordan Deuteronomy 2:11 ("" עֲנָקִים; tall, compare Deuteronomy 2:10), Deuteronomy 2:20 ("" id.; tall; = Zamzummim); in Bashan, Genesis 14:5, Og the last of them Deuteronomy 3:11 (of huge size), Joshua 12:4; Joshua 13:12 (D); ׳אֶרֶץ ר Deuteronomy 2:20; Deuteronomy 3:13. ᵐ5 Ραφαειν[μ]; οἱ γίγαντες Genesis 14:5 4t.; τῶν Τιτάνων 2 Samuel 5:18,22 + (ᵐ5L) 2 Samuel 23:13.

רִפוֺת see רִיפָה below ריף. p. 937.

giant, Rapha, Rephaims

Or raphah {raw-faw'}; from rapha' in the sense of invigorating; a giant -- giant, Rapha, Rephaim(-s). See also Beyth Rapha'.

see HEBREW rapha'

see HEBREW Beyth Rapha'

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