2786. charaq
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charaq: to gnash or grind
Original Word: חָרַק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: charaq
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-rak')
Short Definition: gnash

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to gnash or grind
NASB Translation
gnash (2), gnashed (2), gnashes (1).

חָרַק verb gnash or grind the teeth, only in poetry (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic file, rub together, grate or grind (teeth); Aramaic id.) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ח Job 16:9; Imperfect יַחֲרֹק Psalm 112:10; וַיַּחַרְקוּֿ Lamentations 2:16; Infinitive absolute חָרֹק Psalm 35:16; Participle חֹרֵק Psalm 37:12; — grind the teeth in rage against: שׁניו על ׳ח Psalm 37:12; Psalm 35:16 absolute without על Psalm 112:10; Lamentations 2:16 (only here with שֵׁן singular); with בְּ instrumental (Ges§ 119, 3 b, R. DaSynt, § 73 R. 6) בשׁניו עלֿ ׳ח Job 16:9.


A primitive root; to grate the teeth -- gnash.

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