H7401 רכך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to soften (intransitively or transitively), used figuratively

KJV Usage: (be) faint ([-hearted]), mollify, (be, make) soft (-er), be tender.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be tender, be soft, be weak
a. (Qal)
1. to be tender, be weak (of heart) 1a
b. to be timid, be fearful 1a
c. to be softened, be penitent
1. to be soft (of treacherous words)
d. (Pual) to be softened
e. (Hiphil) to cause to be weak
f. (Niphal) tender
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2164
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7401 רכך is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H7401 רכך

Deuteronomy 20:3
2 Kings 22:19
2 Chronicles 34:27
Job 23:16
Psalms 55:21
Isaiah 1:6
Isaiah 7:4
Jeremiah 51:46

Corresponding Greek Words

rakhakh G770 astheneo
rakhakh G1590 ek luo
rakhakh G1788 en trepo
rakhakh pu. G2007 epi tithemi