araph: to break the neckOriginal Word: עָרַףPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
denominative verb from orephDefinition
to break the neckNASB Translation
break its neck (2), break the neck (1), break down (1), breaks a neck (1), neck was broken (1).
] verb denominative break the neck
of an animal; —
Qal Perfect2masculine singular suffix וַעֲרַפְתּוֺ consecutive Exodus 13:13; Exodus 34:20 (JE), 3 plural וְעָֽרְפוּשָֿׁם אֶתהָֿעֶגְלָה consecutive Deuteronomy 21:4; Participle active עוֺרֵף כֶּלֶב Isaiah 66:3; passive הָעֶגְלָה הָעֲרוּפָה Deuteronomy 21:6; Imperfect3masculine singular יַעֲרֹף Hosea 10:2 figurative of breaking down altars.
that is beheaded, break down, break cut off, strike off neck
A primitive root (identical with araph through the idea of sloping); properly, to bend downward; but used only as a denominative from oreph, to break the neck; hence (figuratively) to destroy -- that is beheaded, break down, break (cut off, strike off) neck.
see HEBREW araph
see HEBREW oreph