H1272 בּרח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to bolt, that is, figuratively to flee suddenly

KJV Usage: chase (away); drive away, fain, flee (away), put to flight, make haste, reach, run away, shoot.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to go through, flee, run away, chase, drive away, put to flight, reach, shoot (extend), hurry away
a. (Qal)
1. to go, pass through
2. to flee
3. to hasten, come quickly
b. (Hiphil)
1. to pass through
2. to cause to flee, put to flight
3. to drive away
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 284
Parts of Speech: Verb

to flee
1) to go through, flee, run away, chase, drive away, put to flight, reach, shoot (extend), hurry away
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to go, pass through
1a2) to flee
1a3) to hasten, come quickly
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to pass through
1b2) to cause to flee, put to flight
1b3) to drive away

View how H1272 בּרח is used in the Bible

First 30 of 63 occurrences of H1272 בּרח

Genesis 16:6 her, she fled
Genesis 16:8 I flee
Genesis 27:43 flee
Genesis 31:20 that he was fleeing.
Genesis 31:21 So he fled
Genesis 31:22 had fled.
Genesis 31:27 Why didst thou flee away
Genesis 35:1 to thee when thou fleddest
Genesis 35:7 to him, when he fled
Exodus 2:15 fled
Exodus 14:5 fled:
Exodus 26:28 shall reach
Exodus 36:33 to shoot
Numbers 24:11 Therefore now flee
Judges 9:21 ran away,
Judges 11:3 fled
1 Samuel 19:12 and fled,
1 Samuel 19:18 fled,
1 Samuel 20:1 fled
1 Samuel 21:10 and fled
1 Samuel 22:17 when he fled,
1 Samuel 22:20 and fled
1 Samuel 23:6 fled
1 Samuel 27:4 had fled
2 Samuel 4:3 fled
2 Samuel 13:34 fled.
2 Samuel 13:37 fled,
2 Samuel 13:38 fled,
2 Samuel 15:14 and let us flee;
2 Samuel 19:9 and now he hath fled

Distinct usage

6 fled
5 fled,
3 flee
3 and fled
2 and fled,
2 had fled
1 I flee
1 So he fled
1 had fled.
1 Why didst thou flee away
1 to thee when thou fleddest
1 to him, when he fled
1 fled:
1 shall reach
1 to shoot
1 ran away,
1 when he fled,
1 and let us flee;
1 ran away
1 who fled
1 who drove away
1 and they put to flight
1 as I flee?
1 therefore I drove him away
1 he fleeth
1 he would long to
1 cannot make him flee:
1 Make haste,
1 who have fled
1 shall flee
1 then they fled,
1 upon them, so that they fled
1 to me when I fled
1 and chaseth away
1 fled.
1 Therefore I fled
1 of it, (for he had fled
1 where he had fled
1 or where shall I flee
1 to flee
1 that he fled
1 He shall flee
1 and now he hath fled
1 they flee away,
1 that he was fleeing.
1 Therefore now flee
1 her, she fled
1 flee thee away

Corresponding Greek Words

barach G402 ana choreo
barach G1633 ek choreo
barach G4982 sozo
barach G5343 pheugo
barach G5437 phuge
barach hi. see G683 st. ap otheo
barach hi. G1338 di ikneomai
barach hi. G1377 dioko
barach hi. G1559 ek dioko

Related words


H1280 בּריח be rı̂yach
be rı̂yach
From H1272; a bolt

KJV Usage: bar, fugitive.

H1281 בּרח בּריח bârı̂yach bâriach
בּרח בּריח
bârı̂yach bâriach
baw-ree'-akh, baw-ree'-akh
From H1272; a fugitive, that is, the serpent (as fleeing), and the constellation by that name

KJV Usage: crooked, noble, piercing.

H4015 מברח mibrâch
From H1272; a refugee

KJV Usage: fugitive.