7456. raeb
Lexical Summary
raeb: to be hungry
Original Word: רָעֵב
Transliteration: raeb
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-abe')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be hungry
Meaning: to be hungry
Strong's Concordance
suffer to famish, be, have, suffer, hunger

A primitive root; to hunger -- (suffer to) famish, (be, have, suffer, suffer to) hunger(-ry).


H7456. raeb

רָעֵבverb be hungry (Late Hebrew id. Hiph`il and derivatives; Assyrian rûbatu, hunger; Arabic be roomy, voracious, desire vehemently; Ethiopic be hungry); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳רIsaiah 9:19; 44:12; 3plural רָעֵ֑בוּPsalm 34:11; Imperfect3masculine singular יִרְעַבIsaiah 8:21, 1plural נִרְעַבJeremiah 42:14, etc.; — be hungry Isaiah 8:21; Genesis 41:55 (E; of land, = have famine), Jeremiah 42:14 (לַלֶּחֶם‎), Isaiah 49:10 ("" צמא‎), 65:13 ("" id.; opposed to אכל‎), Psalm 50:12 if I should be hungry (of ׳י‎), Proverbs 6:30; 19:15.

Hiph`il allow one to hunger, subject ׳י‎: Imperfect3masculine singular וַיַּרְעִבֶ֑ךָDeuteronomy 8:3 (opposed to וַיַּאֲִכלְךָ‎), נֶפֶשׁ יַרְעִיבProverbs 10:3.


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