H7270 רגל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to walk along; but only in specific applications, to reconnoitre, to be a tale bearer (that is, slander); also (as denominative from H7272) to lead about

KJV Usage: backbite, search, slander, (e-) spy (out), teach to go, view.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to go on foot, spy out, foot it, go about, walk along, move the feet
a. (Qal) to be a tale-bearer, slander, go about
b. (Piel)
1. to slander
2. to go about as explorer, spy
c. (Tiphel) to teach to walk
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2113
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7270 רגל is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H7270 רגל

Genesis 42:9 to them, Ye are spies;
Genesis 42:11 are no spies.
Genesis 42:14 Ye are spies:
Genesis 42:16 surely ye are spies.
Genesis 42:30 us for spies
Genesis 42:31 men; we are no spies:
Genesis 42:34 that ye are no spies,
Numbers 21:32 to spy out
Deuteronomy 1:24 and searched it out.
Joshua 2:1 to spy
Joshua 6:22 that spied out
Joshua 6:23 that were spies
Joshua 6:25 to spy out
Joshua 7:2 and view
Joshua 7:2 and viewed
Joshua 14:7 to spy
Judges 18:2 to spy
Judges 18:14 to spy out
Judges 18:17 to spy out
1 Samuel 26:4 spies,
2 Samuel 10:3 and to spy it out,
2 Samuel 15:10 spies
2 Samuel 19:27 And he hath slandered
1 Chronicles 19:3 and to spy out
Psalms 15:3 He that backbiteth

Distinct usage

4 to spy out
3 to spy
1 to them, Ye are spies;
1 are no spies.
1 Ye are spies:
1 surely ye are spies.
1 us for spies
1 men; we are no spies:
1 that ye are no spies,
1 and searched it out.
1 that spied out
1 that were spies
1 and view
1 and viewed
1 spies,
1 and to spy it out,
1 spies
1 And he hath slandered
1 and to spy out
1 He that backbiteth

Corresponding Greek Words

ragal G1389 doloo
ragal pi. G2684 kata skopeo
ragal pi. G2685 kata skopos