H6202 ערף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (rather identical with H6201 through the idea of sloping); properly to bend downward; but used only as a denominative from H6203, to break the neck; hence (figuratively) to destroy

KJV Usage: that is beheaded, break down, break (cut off, strike off) neck.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. (Qal) to break the neck (of an animal)
Origin: a primitive root [identical with H6201 through the idea of sloping]
TWOT: 1700
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6202 ערף is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H6202 ערף

Exodus 13:13
Exodus 34:20
Deuteronomy 21:4
Deuteronomy 21:6
Isaiah 66:3
Hosea 10:2

Corresponding Greek Words

araph G615 apo kteino
araph G2679 kata skapto
araph G3084 lutroo