7390. rak
Strong's Concordance
rak: tender, delicate, soft
Original Word: רַך
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: rak
Phonetic Spelling: (rak)
Short Definition: tender
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from rakak
Definition
tender, delicate, soft
NASB Translation
frail (1), gentle (1), inexperienced (2), refined (2), soft (2), tender (3), tender one (1), timid* (1), weak (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
רַךְ adjective tender, delicate, soft; — ׳ר absolute Genesis 18:7 +, construct Deuteronomy 20:8; 2Chronicles 13:7; feminine singular רַכָּה Deuteronomy 28:56 +; masculine plural רֵבִּים Genesis 33:13; feminine plural absolute רַכּוֺת Genesis 29:17; Job 40:27; —

1 tender of flesh Genesis 18:7 (J; בֶּןבֶּֿקָר); tender, delicate, especially in body, of children Genesis 33:13 (J), compare (implying weakness of undeveloped character) 2 Samuel 3:39, נַעַר וָרָ֑ךְ 1 Chronicles 22:5; 1 Chronicles 29:1, (וְיָתִיד) רֵךְ Proverbs 4:3 ('of tenderage,' Toy, q. v.); of man ( + עָנֹג; i.e. delicately nurtured) Deuteronomy 28:54, so of woman Deuteronomy 28:56 ( + עֲנֻגָּה), so, figurative of Babylonian, Isaiah 47:1 ( + id.; רַךְ as substantive =tender (twing) Ezekiel 17:22 (in figurative); delicate, weak, of eyes Genesis 29:17 (E).

2 רֵךְ (ה)לֵבָב weak of heart, timid, Deuteronomy 20:8 ( + יָרֵא), 2 Chronicles 13:7 (נַעַד).

3 soft, of words, absolute רַכּוֺת Job 40:27 = substantive, mild, Gentle words ("" תַּחֲנוּנִים); מַעֲנֶה רַךְ Proverbs 15:1 (opposed to דְּבַר עֶצֶב), לָשׁוֺן רַכָּה Proverbs 25:15.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fainthearted, soft, tender hearted, one, weak

From rakak; tender (literally or figuratively); by implication, weak -- faint((-hearted), soft, tender ((-hearted), one), weak.

see HEBREW rakak

Forms and Transliterations
הָרַ֣ךְ הָרַכָּ֨ה הרך הרכה וְרַ֣ךְ וְרַךְ־ וָרָ֑ךְ וָרָךְ֒ ורך ורך־ רַ֝כָּ֗ה רַ֣ךְ רַ֤ךְ רַ֥ךְ רַּ֭ךְ רַךְ֙ רַכִּ֔ים רַכָּ֖ה רַכּ֑וֹת רַכּֽוֹת׃ רך רכה רכות רכות׃ רכים hā·raḵ hā·rak·kāh haRach hāraḵ harakKah hārakkāh rach raḵ rak·kāh rak·kîm rak·kō·wṯ rakKah rakkāh rakKim rakkîm rakKot rakkōwṯ vaRach varoCh veRach wā·rāḵ wārāḵ wə·raḵ wə·raḵ- wəraḵ wəraḵ-
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16 Occurrences


hā·raḵ — 1 Occ.
hā·rak·kāh — 1 Occ.
raḵ — 5 Occ.
rak·kāh — 2 Occ.
rak·kîm — 1 Occ.
rak·kō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
wā·rāḵ — 1 Occ.
wā·rāḵ — 1 Occ.
wə·raḵ — 2 Occ.

Genesis 18:7
HEB: בֶּן־ בָּקָ֜ר רַ֤ךְ וָטוֹב֙ וַיִּתֵּ֣ן
NAS: and took a tender and choice
KJV: a calf tender and good,
INT: afflicted to the herd A tender and choice and gave

Genesis 29:17
HEB: וְעֵינֵ֥י לֵאָ֖ה רַכּ֑וֹת וְרָחֵל֙ הָֽיְתָ֔ה
NAS: eyes were weak, but Rachel
KJV: Leah [was] tender eyed; but Rachel
INT: eyes and Leah's were weak Rachel become

Genesis 33:13
HEB: כִּֽי־ הַיְלָדִ֣ים רַכִּ֔ים וְהַצֹּ֥אן וְהַבָּקָ֖ר
NAS: that the children are frail and that the flocks
KJV: that the children [are] tender, and the flocks
INT: that the children are frail the flocks and herds

Deuteronomy 20:8
HEB: הָאִ֤ישׁ הַיָּרֵא֙ וְרַ֣ךְ הַלֵּבָ֔ב יֵלֵ֖ךְ
INT: is the man fearful faint hearts along

Deuteronomy 28:54
HEB: הָאִישׁ֙ הָרַ֣ךְ בְּךָ֔ וְהֶעָנֹ֖ג
NAS: The man who is refined and very
KJV: [So that] the man [that is] tender among you, and very
INT: the man is refined delicate and very

Deuteronomy 28:56
HEB: הָרַכָּ֨ה בְךָ֜ וְהָעֲנֻגָּ֗ה
NAS: The refined and delicate woman
KJV: The tender and delicate
INT: the refined and delicate who

2 Samuel 3:39
HEB: וְאָנֹכִ֨י הַיּ֥וֹם רַךְ֙ וּמָשׁ֣וּחַ מֶ֔לֶךְ
NAS: I am weak today, though anointed
KJV: And I [am] this day weak, though anointed
INT: I today I am weak anointed king

1 Chronicles 22:5
HEB: בְנִי֮ נַ֣עַר וָרָךְ֒ וְהַבַּ֜יִת לִבְנ֣וֹת
NAS: is young and inexperienced, and the house
KJV: [is] young and tender, and the house
INT: my son is young and inexperienced and the house is to be built

1 Chronicles 29:1
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֖ים נַ֣עַר וָרָ֑ךְ וְהַמְּלָאכָ֣ה גְדוֹלָ֔ה
NAS: is still young and inexperienced and the work
KJV: [is yet] young and tender, and the work
INT: God young and inexperienced and the work is great

2 Chronicles 13:7
HEB: הָ֤יָה נַ֙עַר֙ וְרַךְ־ לֵבָ֔ב וְלֹ֥א
NAS: when he was young and timid and could not hold his own
INT: become was young faint heart not

Job 41:3
HEB: יְדַבֵּ֖ר אֵלֶ֣יךָ רַכּֽוֹת׃
NAS: will he speak to you soft words?
KJV: unto thee? will he speak soft [words] unto thee?
INT: speak to you soft

Proverbs 4:3
HEB: הָיִ֣יתִי לְאָבִ֑י רַ֥ךְ וְ֝יָחִ֗יד לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: to my father, Tender and the only son
KJV: son, tender and only
INT: become to my father Tender and the only the sight

Proverbs 15:1
HEB: מַֽעֲנֶה־ רַּ֭ךְ יָשִׁ֣יב חֵמָ֑ה
NAS: A gentle answer turns away
KJV: A soft answer turneth
INT: answer A gentle turns wrath

Proverbs 25:15
HEB: קָצִ֑ין וְלָשׁ֥וֹן רַ֝כָּ֗ה תִּשְׁבָּר־ גָּֽרֶם׃
NAS: may be persuaded, And a soft tongue
KJV: persuaded, and a soft tongue
INT: A ruler tongue soft breaks the bone

Isaiah 47:1
HEB: יִקְרְאוּ־ לָ֔ךְ רַכָּ֖ה וַעֲנֻגָּֽה׃
NAS: longer be called tender and delicate.
KJV: be called tender and delicate.
INT: longer be called tender and delicate

Ezekiel 17:22
HEB: מֵרֹ֤אשׁ יֹֽנְקוֹתָיו֙ רַ֣ךְ אֶקְטֹ֔ף וְשָׁתַ֣לְתִּי
NAS: of its young twigs a tender one and I will plant
KJV: of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant
INT: the topmost young A tender will pluck will plant

16 Occurrences

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