7496. rapha
Strong's Concordance
rapha: shades, ghosts
Original Word: רְפָאּים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: rapha
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-faw')
Short Definition: spirits
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from raphah
Definition
shades, ghosts
NASB Translation
dead (3), departed spirits (4), spirits of the dead (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I, II. רְפָאִים see below רפה.

I. רְפָאִים noun masculineJob 26:5

plural shades, ghosts (by most connected with above √, as sunken, powerless, ones, StaG. i.420; Phoenician רפאם); — Wisdom Literature and late, name of dead in She'ôl, with article ׳הָר Job 26:5, elsewhere nearly = proper name: ׳ר Isaiah 14:9 (in Sh®°ôl), Isaiah 26:4 ("" מֵתִים), Psalm 88:11 ("" id.), Proverbs 2:18 ("" מָוֶת), Proverbs 9:18 (in עִמְקֵי שְׁאוֺל), קְהַל רְפָאִים Proverbs 21:16; of righteous Israel Isaiah 26:19 earth shall cast forth ׳ר ("" מֵתֶיךָ).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dead, deceased

From rapha' in the sense of raphah; properly, lax, i.e. (figuratively) a ghost (as dead; in plural only) -- dead, deceased.

see HEBREW rapha'

see HEBREW raphah

Forms and Transliterations
הָרְפָאִ֥ים הרפאים רְ֝פָאִ֗ים רְפָאִ֖ים רְפָאִ֣ים רְפָאִ֥ים רְפָאִים֙ רפאים hā·rə·p̄ā·’îm harefaIm hārəp̄ā’îm rə·p̄ā·’îm refaIm rəp̄ā’îm
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8 Occurrences


hā·rə·p̄ā·’îm — 1 Occ.
rə·p̄ā·’îm — 7 Occ.

Job 26:5
HEB: הָרְפָאִ֥ים יְחוֹלָ֑לוּ מִתַּ֥חַת
NAS: The departed spirits tremble Under
KJV: Dead [things] are formed
INT: the departed tremble Under

Psalm 88:10
HEB: פֶּ֑לֶא אִם־ רְ֝פָאִ֗ים יָק֤וּמוּ ׀ יוֹד֬וּךָ
NAS: for the dead? Will the departed spirits rise
KJV: to the dead? shall the dead arise
INT: wonders lo spirits rise praise

Proverbs 2:18
HEB: בֵּיתָ֑הּ וְאֶל־ רְ֝פָאִ֗ים מַעְגְּלֹתֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: And her tracks [lead] to the dead;
KJV: and her paths unto the dead.
INT: her house to the dead tracks

Proverbs 9:18
HEB: יָ֭דַע כִּֽי־ רְפָאִ֣ים שָׁ֑ם בְּעִמְקֵ֖י
NAS: But he does not know that the dead are there,
KJV: But he knoweth not that the dead [are] there; [and that] her guests
INT: know that the dead are there the depths

Proverbs 21:16
HEB: הַשְׂכֵּ֑ל בִּקְהַ֖ל רְפָאִ֣ים יָנֽוּחַ׃
NAS: Will rest in the assembly of the dead.
KJV: in the congregation of the dead.
INT: of understanding the assembly of the dead will rest

Isaiah 14:9
HEB: עוֹרֵ֨ר לְךָ֤ רְפָאִים֙ כָּל־ עַתּ֣וּדֵי
NAS: It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all
KJV: it stirreth up the dead for thee, [even] all the chief ones
INT: come arouses the spirits all the leaders

Isaiah 26:14
HEB: בַּל־ יִחְי֔וּ רְפָאִ֖ים בַּל־ יָקֻ֑מוּ
NAS: will not live, the departed spirits will not rise;
KJV: they shall not live; [they are] deceased, they shall not rise:
INT: will not live the departed will not rise

Isaiah 26:19
HEB: טַלֶּ֔ךָ וָאָ֖רֶץ רְפָאִ֥ים תַּפִּֽיל׃ ס
NAS: will give birth to the departed spirits.
KJV: and the earth shall cast out the dead.
INT: the dew and the earth to the departed will give

8 Occurrences

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