8655. teraphim
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teraphim: (a kind of idol) perhaps household idol
Original Word: תְּרָפִים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: teraphim
Phonetic Spelling: (ter-aw-feme')
Short Definition: idols

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
(a kind of idol) perhaps household idol
NASB Translation
household idol (2), household idols (10), idolatry (1), teraphim (2).

תְּרָפִים noun masculineZechariah 10:2

plural (= plural of majesty NöZMG xlii (1888), 476) a kind of idol, object of reverence, and means of divination (√ and etymology-meaning dubious, compare GFMHast. DB TERAPHIM SayZA ii. 195 (citing Neubauer, and Assyrian tarpû, spectre), al. √ רפא, compare רְפָאִים); — always ׳ת: — portable and sometimes small Genesis 31:19,34: Genesis 31:35 (called אֱלֹהִים Genesis 31:30, all E), but in size and shape like a man 1 Samuel 19:13,16; in household shrine (see also l.c.) Judges 17:5 (+ אֵפוֺד, compare GFMJu), Judges 18:14,17 (both + אֵפוֺד, מֶּסֶל, מַסֵּכָה), compare Judges 18:20 (omitted מַסֵּכָה), Hosea 3:4 (+ ׳א, מַצֵּבָה, וֶבַךְ); condemned 1 Samuel 15:23; 2 Kings 23:24 (+ גִּלֻּלִים); used in divining (by king of Babylonian ), ׳שָׁאַל בַּתּ Ezekiel 21:26 (+ קִלְקַל בַּתִצִּים, רָאָח בַּכָּבֵד); as giving empty oracles Zechariah 10:2 ("" הַקּוֺסְמִים). — See GFMl.c. NowArchaeology ii. 23 StaBlb. Theol. d. A. T. under the word.

תִּרְצָה see רצה.

idolatry, images, teraphim

Plural from rapha'; a healer; Teraphim (singular or plural) a family idol -- idols(-atry), images, teraphim.

see HEBREW rapha'

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