6202. araph
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araph: to break the neck
Original Word: עָרַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: araph
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-raf')
Short Definition: neck

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from oreph
to break the neck
NASB Translation
break its neck (2), break the neck (1), break down (1), breaks a neck (1), neck was broken (1).

[עָרַף] 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

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