7354. Rachel
Lexical Summary
Rachel: a wife of Jacob
Original Word: רָחֵל
Transliteration: Rachel
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-khale')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Feminine
Short Definition: a wife of Jacob
Meaning: Rachel -- a wife of Jacob
Strong's Concordance

The same as rachel; Rachel, a wife of Jacob -- Rachel.

see HEBREW rachel


H7354. Rachel

II. רָחֵל47 proper name, feminine (ewe, RSK 219); — Rachel, Ραχηλ, 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(ֿׅ35:20 (JE), 1 Samuel 10:2. (compare אֶפְרָתָה

1; on site see DrHast. DB RACHEL); ׳ר‎ (in figurative) Jeremiah 31:15; ׳רRuth 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 רחמתfemale 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 רחמנןCompassionate ( = Arabic ), CISiv. no. 6. 3 FellZMG liv (1900), 252 who compare epithet רחֿםid.; 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 רחםfriend).


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