Facebook YouTube
Home | Topics | Contact | | | Bookstore | Library | MT | AHLB
Topics Hebrew Roots & Words


By Jeff A. Benner

(ra) See / Mirror

Pictograph: ?
Definition: The ability to see, perceive or have a vision.
Strong's #: n/a

(rabh) Rule / Master

Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of a head, the is a picture of the tent representing the family. Combined these mean "head of the family".
Definition: Each family has a master that rules all cases, trials, conflicts and contests. This person was the representative for the whole tribe, one abundant in authority and wisdom. (see Exodus 18:25).
Strong's #: 7227, 7228

(rad) Spread / Sheet

Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of the head of a man, the is a picture of a door that allows entrance into the tent. Combined these mean "man through the door".
Definition: The floor of a tent is a covered with a spread out sheet.
Strong's #: n/a

(rahh) Travel / Path

Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of the head of a man, the is a picture of wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "man outside".
Definition: The responsibilities of the nomad outside of the tent include the feeding, watering and caring for the livestock. Livestock are healthier and more productive when on a routine, therefore the man follows a routine or "a prescribed path" each day when caring for his livestock.
Strong's #: n/a

(ram) Lift / Height

Pictograph: ?
Definition: Anything that is high or lifted up.
Strong's #: n/a

(ra) Do Bad / Dysfunctional

Pictograph: ?
Definition: Impaired or abnormal action other than that for which a person or thing is intended. Something that does not function within its intended purpose.
Strong's #: 7451

(rats) Crush / Potsherd

Pictograph: ?
Definition: Broken pieces of pottery were commonly used as writing tablets as they were inexpensive and durable. These potsherds were commonly used to send messages from one person to another, usually carried by runners.
Strong's #: 7518

(resh) Inherit / Head

Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of the head.
Definition: The head of the tribe (chief) or family (father) is passed from generation to generation. The head grants permission for the betrothal of his daughters and determines the inheritor of the tribe or family. The head of a person, place, thing or time.
Strong's #: n/a

Ancient Hebrew Alphabet and Language

Related Pages by Jeff A. Benner

AncientAncient Hebrew Torah Lexicon (Book)
The companion lexicon to the Ancient Hebrew Torah that provides a translation for each Hebrew word found in the Torah.

AboutAbout Hebrew Nouns and Verbs (Article)
A general overview of how Hebrew nouns and verbs are formed and used in the Hebrew Bible.

TheThe Root System of Hebrew Words (Article)
Hebrew words, which are derived from parent and child roots, are constructed by adding specific letters to the root.