7401. rakak
Strong's Concordance
rakak: to be tender, weak or soft
Original Word: רָכַךְ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: rakak
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-kak')
Definition: to be tender, weak or soft
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be tender, weak or soft
NASB Translation
faint (1), fainthearted* (3), grow faint (1), softened (1), softer (1), tender (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[רָכַךְ] verb be tender, weak, soft (Arabic Aramaic רְכַךְ (in derived species and derivatives), , id.); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular רַךְ 2 Kings 22:19; 2Chronicles 34:27; 3 plural רַכּוּ Psalm 55:22; Imperfect יֵרַךְ (Ges§ 67p) Isaiah 7:4 +; —

1 be tender, weak, of heart :

a. be timid, fearful, "" יַרֵא, Isaiah 7:4; Jeremiah 51:46; Deuteronomy 20:3.

b. be softened, penitent, "" כָּנַע Niph`al, 2 Kings 22:19 2Chronicles 34:27.

2 be soft, of treacherous words Psalm 55:22 (with מִן compare; "" II. חָלַק).

Pu`al Perfect3feminine singular רֻכְּכָה Isaiah 1:6 it has not been softened, mollified, with oil (of wound, מַכָּךְ).

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular וְאֵל הֵרַךְ לִבִּי Job 23:16 (Ges§ 67v), causative of Qal 1 a.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be fainthearted, mollify, be, make softer, be tender

A primitive root; to soften (intransitively or transitively), used figuratively -- (be) faint((-hearted)), mollify, (be, make) soft(-er), be tender.

Forms and Transliterations
הֵרַ֣ךְ הרך יֵרַ֔ךְ יֵרַ֣ךְ יֵרַ֤ךְ ירך רַךְ־ רַכּ֖וּ רֻכְּכָ֖ה רך־ רכו רככה hê·raḵ heRach hêraḵ rach raḵ- rak·kū rakKu rakkū ruk·kə·ḵāh rukkeChah rukkəḵāh yê·raḵ yeRach yêraḵ
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Deuteronomy 20:3
HEB: אֹיְבֵיכֶ֑ם אַל־ יֵרַ֣ךְ לְבַבְכֶ֗ם אַל־
NAS: today. Do not be fainthearted. Do not be afraid,
KJV: let not your hearts faint, fear
INT: your enemies nay faint your hearts not

2 Kings 22:19
HEB: יַ֠עַן רַךְ־ לְבָ֨בְךָ֜ וַתִּכָּנַ֣ע ׀
NAS: your heart was tender and you humbled yourself
KJV: Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled
INT: because was tender your heart humbled

2 Chronicles 34:27
HEB: יַ֠עַן רַךְ־ לְבָ֨בְךָ֜ וַתִּכָּנַ֣ע ׀
NAS: your heart was tender and you humbled
KJV: Because thine heart was tender, and thou didst humble
INT: Because was tender your heart humbled

Job 23:16
HEB: וְ֭אֵל הֵרַ֣ךְ לִבִּ֑י וְ֝שַׁדַּ֗י
NAS: [who] has made my heart faint, And the Almighty
KJV: maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty
INT: God faint my heart and the Almighty

Psalm 55:21
HEB: וּֽקֲרָב־ לִ֫בּ֥וֹ רַכּ֖וּ דְבָרָ֥יו מִשֶּׁ֗מֶן
NAS: His words were softer than
KJV: his words were softer than oil,
INT: was war his heart were softer his words oil

Isaiah 1:6
HEB: חֻבָּ֔שׁוּ וְלֹ֥א רֻכְּכָ֖ה בַּשָּֽׁמֶן׃
NAS: Nor softened with oil.
KJV: neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
INT: bandaged Nor softened oil

Isaiah 7:4
HEB: וּלְבָבְךָ֙ אַל־ יֵרַ֔ךְ מִשְּׁנֵ֨י זַנְב֧וֹת
NAS: fear and do not be fainthearted because
KJV: fear not, neither be fainthearted for the two
INT: heart no faint two stubs

Jeremiah 51:46
HEB: וּפֶן־ יֵרַ֤ךְ לְבַבְכֶם֙ וְתִֽירְא֔וּ
NAS: that your heart does not grow faint, And you are not afraid
KJV: And lest your heart faint, and ye fear
INT: now so grow your heart afraid

8 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 7401
8 Occurrences


hê·raḵ — 1 Occ.
raḵ- — 2 Occ.
rak·kū — 1 Occ.
ruk·kə·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
yê·raḵ — 3 Occ.










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