H6544 פּרע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to loosen; by implication to expose, dismiss; figuratively absolve, begin

KJV Usage: avenge, avoid, bare, go back, let, (make) naked, set at nought, perish, refuse, uncover.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to lead, act as leader
2. to let go, let loose, ignore, let alone
a. (Qal)
1. to let go, let loose
2. to let alone, avoid, neglect
3. to loosen
b. (Niphal) to be let loose, be loosened of restraint
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to refrain
2. to show lack of restraint
3. to let loose restraints
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1822,1823,1824
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6544 פּרע is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H6544 פּרע

Exodus 5:4 loose
Exodus 32:25 were naked;
Exodus 32:25 had made them naked
Leviticus 10:6 Uncover
Leviticus 13:45 bare,
Leviticus 21:10 shall not uncover
Numbers 5:18 and uncover
Judges 5:2 for the avenging
2 Chronicles 28:19 for he made
2 Chronicles 28:19 naked,
Proverbs 1:25 But ye have set at nought
Proverbs 4:15 Avoid
Proverbs 8:33 and refuse
Proverbs 13:18 shall be to him that refuseth
Proverbs 15:32 He that refuseth
Proverbs 29:18 perish:
Ezekiel 24:14 it; I will not go back,

Distinct usage

1 loose
1 shall not uncover
1 But ye have set at nought
1 Avoid
1 and refuse
1 shall be to him that refuseth
1 perish:
1 bare,
1 for he made
1 naked,
1 for the avenging
1 and uncover
1 Uncover
1 were naked;
1 had made them naked
1 He that refuseth
1 it; I will not go back,

Corresponding Greek Words

para see G1291 st. dia stello
para see G683 st. ap otheo
para G177 a kata kaluptos
para G601 apo kalupto
para G757 archo
para G851 aph aireo
para hi. see G1291 st. dia stello
para hi. G1294 dia strepho

Related words


H6545 פּרע pera‛
From H6544; the hair (as dishevelled)

KJV Usage: locks.

H6550 פּרעשׁ par‛ôsh
Probably from H6544 and H6211; a flea (as the isolated insect)

KJV Usage: flea.