8655. teraphim
Strong's Concordance
teraphim: (a kind of idol) perhaps household idol
Original Word: תְּרָפִים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: teraphim
Phonetic Spelling: (ter-aw-feme')
Definition: (a kind of idol) perhaps household idol
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
(a kind of idol) perhaps household idol
NASB Translation
household idol (2), household idols (10), idolatry (1), teraphim (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
תְּרָפִים noun masculineZechariah 10:2

plural (= plural of majesty NöZMG xlii (1888), 476) a kind of idol, object of reverence, and means of divination (√ and etymology-meaning dubious, compare GFMHast. DB TERAPHIM SayZA ii. 195 (citing Neubauer, and Assyrian tarpû, spectre), al. √ רפא, compare רְפָאִים); — always ׳ת: — portable and sometimes small Genesis 31:19,34: Genesis 31:35 (called אֱלֹהִים Genesis 31:30, all E), but in size and shape like a man 1 Samuel 19:13,16; in household shrine (see also l.c.) Judges 17:5 (+ אֵפוֺד, compare GFMJu), Judges 18:14,17 (both + אֵפוֺד, מֶּסֶל, מַסֵּכָה), compare Judges 18:20 (omitted מַסֵּכָה), Hosea 3:4 (+ ׳א, מַצֵּבָה, וֶבַךְ); condemned 1 Samuel 15:23; 2 Kings 23:24 (+ גִּלֻּלִים); used in divining (by king of Babylonian ), ׳שָׁאַל בַּתּ Ezekiel 21:26 (+ קִלְקַל בַּתִצִּים, רָאָח בַּכָּבֵד); as giving empty oracles Zechariah 10:2 ("" הַקּוֺסְמִים). — See GFMl.c. NowArchaeology ii. 23 StaBlb. Theol. d. A. T. under the word.

תִּרְצָה see רצה.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
idolatry, images, teraphim

Plural from rapha'; a healer; Teraphim (singular or plural) a family idol -- idols(-atry), images, teraphim.

see HEBREW rapha'

Forms and Transliterations
בַּתְּרָפִ֔ים בתרפים הַתְּרָפִ֖ים הַתְּרָפִ֗ים הַתְּרָפִ֣ים הַתְּרָפִ֨ים הַתְּרָפִֽים׃ התרפים התרפים׃ וּתְרָפִ֔ים וּתְרָפִ֖ים וּתְרָפִֽים׃ ותרפים ותרפים׃ bat·tə·rā·p̄îm batteraFim battərāp̄îm hat·tə·rā·p̄îm hatteraFim hattərāp̄îm ū·ṯə·rā·p̄îm uteraFim ūṯərāp̄îm
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Genesis 31:19
HEB: רָחֵ֔ל אֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֖ים אֲשֶׁ֥ר לְאָבִֽיהָ׃
NAS: stole the household idols that were her father's.
KJV: had stolen the images that [were] her father's.
INT: stole Rachel the household were father's

Genesis 31:34
HEB: לָקְחָ֣ה אֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֗ים וַתְּשִׂמֵ֛ם בְּכַ֥ר
NAS: had taken the household idols and put
KJV: had taken the images, and put
INT: now Rachel had taken the household and put saddle

Genesis 31:35
HEB: מָצָ֖א אֶת־ הַתְּרָפִֽים׃
NAS: but did not find the household idols.
KJV: but found not the images.
INT: did not find the household

Judges 17:5
HEB: וַיַּ֤עַשׂ אֵפוֹד֙ וּתְרָפִ֔ים וַיְמַלֵּ֗א אֶת־
NAS: an ephod and household idols and consecrated
KJV: an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated
INT: made an ephod and household accomplish able

Judges 18:14
HEB: הָאֵ֙לֶּה֙ אֵפ֣וֹד וּתְרָפִ֔ים וּפֶ֖סֶל וּמַסֵּכָ֑ה
NAS: an ephod and household idols and a graven image
KJV: an ephod, and teraphim, and a graven image,
INT: these an ephod and household graven molten

Judges 18:17
HEB: הָ֣אֵפ֔וֹד וְאֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֖ים וְאֶת־ הַמַּסֵּכָ֑ה
NAS: and the ephod and household idols and the molten image,
KJV: and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image:
INT: carved image and the ephod and household and the molten the priest

Judges 18:18
HEB: הָאֵפ֔וֹד וְאֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֖ים וְאֶת־ הַמַּסֵּכָ֑ה
NAS: the ephod and household idols and the molten image,
KJV: the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image.
INT: the graven the ephod and household and the molten said

Judges 18:20
HEB: הָ֣אֵפ֔וֹד וְאֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֖ים וְאֶת־ הַפָּ֑סֶל
NAS: the ephod and household idols and the graven image
KJV: the ephod, and the teraphim, and the graven image,
INT: took the ephod and household and the graven and went

1 Samuel 15:23
HEB: מֶ֔רִי וְאָ֥וֶן וּתְרָפִ֖ים הַפְצַ֑ר יַ֗עַן
NAS: is as iniquity and idolatry. Because
KJV: [is as] iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected
INT: rebellion iniquity and idolatry and insubordination Because

1 Samuel 19:13
HEB: מִיכַ֜ל אֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֗ים וַתָּ֙שֶׂם֙ אֶל־
NAS: took the household idol and laid
KJV: took an image, and laid
INT: took Michal the household and laid to

1 Samuel 19:16
HEB: הַמַּלְאָכִ֔ים וְהִנֵּ֥ה הַתְּרָפִ֖ים אֶל־ הַמִּטָּ֑ה
NAS: behold, the household idol [was] on the bed
KJV: were come in, behold, [there was] an image in the bed,
INT: the messengers behold the household on the bed

2 Kings 23:24
HEB: הַ֠יִּדְּעֹנִים וְאֶת־ הַתְּרָפִ֨ים וְאֶת־ הַגִּלֻּלִ֜ים
NAS: and the spiritists and the teraphim and the idols
KJV: and the wizards, and the images, and the idols,
INT: the mediums and the spiritists and the teraphim and the idols and all

Ezekiel 21:21
HEB: בַּֽחִצִּים֙ שָׁאַ֣ל בַּתְּרָפִ֔ים רָאָ֖ה בַּכָּבֵֽד׃
NAS: he consults the household idols, he looks
KJV: he consulted with images, he looked
INT: the arrows consults the household looks the liver

Hosea 3:4
HEB: וְאֵ֥ין אֵפ֖וֹד וּתְרָפִֽים׃
NAS: and without ephod or household idols.
KJV: and without an ephod, and [without] teraphim:
INT: without ephod household

Zechariah 10:2
HEB: כִּ֧י הַתְּרָפִ֣ים דִּבְּרוּ־ אָ֗וֶן
NAS: For the teraphim speak iniquity,
KJV: For the idols have spoken vanity,
INT: because the teraphim speak iniquity

15 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 8655
15 Occurrences


bat·tə·rā·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
hat·tə·rā·p̄îm — 10 Occ.
ū·ṯə·rā·p̄îm — 4 Occ.










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