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Abarim Publications' Biblical Dictionary: The Hebrew word: רקב

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Abarim Publications' online Biblical Hebrew Dictionary

רקב

The verb רקב (raqeb) means to rot or decay. (Isaiah 40:20, Proverbs 10:7 only). Its derivations are:

  • The masculine noun רקב (raqab), meaning rottenness or decay (Job 13:28, Hosea 5:12).
  • The masculine noun רקבון (riqqabon), also meaning rottenness or decay (Job 14:30 only).