II. רָחֵל47 proper name, feminine
, RSK 219
); — Rachel
, daughter of Laban and wife of Jacob: Genesis 29:6
,9,10,11,28,29,30 36t. Genesis (J E 37 t., P 6 t.), + ׳קְבֻרַת(ֿׅ Genesis 35:20
(JE), 1 Samuel 10:2
. (compare אֶפְרָתָה
1; on site see DrHast. DB RACHEL); ׳ר (in figurative) Jeremiah 31:15; ׳ר Ruth 4:11 (in simile).
I. רחם (√ of following; original meaning dubious; Thes be soft, so Gerber126, compare Arabic be soft, Gentle (but original consonant?); DlHWB 604 b be wide; compare Assyrian rîmu, rêmu, Arabic , Late Hebrew רֶחֶם, Aramaic רַחֲמָא, , all womb; MI17 רחמת female captives; verbs (connection with רֶחֶם not wholly clear, compare NöZMG xi (1886), 151 f., see רַחֲמִים): Assyrian râmu, love, compassionate, Arabic have compassion, also be inclined toward, affectionate to ( = according to Arabic authorities, see Lane); Sabean epithet dei רחמנן Compassionate ( = Arabic ), CISiv. no. 6. 3 FellZMG liv (1900), 252 who compare epithet רחֿם id.; compare Late Hebrew רָחַם Pi`el; Thes compare Ethiopic (transposed) have compassion, but see PrätBAS i. 21 and references; Aramaic רְחֵם, , Palmyrene רחם, all love (common); Nabataean, Palmyrene רחם friend).