H7451 רעה רע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

רעה רע
ra‛ râ‛âh
rah, raw-aw'
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun

KJV Usage: adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, + displease (-ure), distress, evil ([-favouredness], man, thing), + exceedingly, X great, grief (-vous), harm, heavy, hurt (-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief, (-vous), misery, naught (-ty), noisome, + not please, sad (-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked (-ly, -ness, one), worse (-st) wretchedness, wrong. [Including feminine ra’ah; as adjective or noun.]

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


רעה רע
1. bad, evil
a. bad, disagreeable, malignant
b. bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)
c. evil, displeasing
d. bad (of its kind - land, water, etc)
e. bad (of value)
f. worse than, worst (comparison)
g. sad, unhappy
h. evil (hurtful)
i. bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)
j. bad, evil, wicked (ethically)
1. in general, of persons, of thoughts
2. deeds, actions n m
2. evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity
a. evil, distress, adversity
b. evil, injury, wrong
c. evil (ethical) n f
3. evil, misery, distress, injury
a. evil, misery, distress
b. evil, injury, wrong
c. evil (ethical)
Origin: from H7489
TWOT: 2191a,2191c
Parts of Speech:

View how H7451 רעה רע is used in the Bible

First 30 of 663 occurrences of H7451 רעה רע

Genesis 2:9 and evil.
Genesis 2:17 and evil,
Genesis 3:5 and evil.
Genesis 3:22 and evil:
Genesis 6:5 that the evil
Genesis 6:5 evil
Genesis 8:21 is evil
Genesis 13:13 were wicked
Genesis 19:19 lest some evil
Genesis 24:50 to thee bad
Genesis 26:29 us no harm,
Genesis 28:8 not
Genesis 31:24 bad.
Genesis 31:29 you harm:
Genesis 31:29 or bad.
Genesis 31:52 to me, for harm.
Genesis 37:2 their bad
Genesis 37:20 Some evil
Genesis 37:33 an evil
Genesis 38:7 was wicked
Genesis 39:9 evil,
Genesis 40:7 ye so sad
Genesis 41:3 ill
Genesis 41:4 And the ill
Genesis 41:19 ill
Genesis 41:20 and the ill favoured
Genesis 41:21 ill favoured,
Genesis 41:27 and ill favoured
Genesis 44:4 evil
Genesis 44:29 with sorrow

Distinct usage

107 evil
24 the evil
23 that which was evil
11 an evil
11 evil:
10 evil,
9 and the evil
9 all the evil
7 of the evil
7 from his evil
6 this evil
6 of evil
5 for evil
5 evil.
5 my hurt.
5 to evil,
5 the evil,
5 evils
4 and evil
4 evil?
4 from evil,
4 of evil.
4 from evil.
4 of their evil
4 of the evil,
3 of this evil
3 that evil
3 me evil
3 all this evil
3 the wicked
3 from evil:
3 of evil,
3 in an evil
3 evil;
3 from evil
3 into evil.
2 and evil,
2 and evil.
2 ill
2 such evil
2 with severe
2 that the evil
2 and bad:
2 is grievous
2 with evil.
2 It is nothing,
2 no evil
2 of the wicked:
2 of his evil
2 for evil,
2 not evil
2 of the wicked,
2 but evil
2 an evil,
2 is it not evil?
2 There shall no evil
2 are evil:
2 is evil
2 wicked
2 for the evil

Corresponding Greek Words

ra G4190 & G4191 poneros
ra G92 adikema
ra G93 adikia
ra G94 adikos
ra G95 adikos
ra G268 hamartolos
ra G714 arkeo
ra G2100 euaresteo
ra G2190 echthros
ra G2556 kakos
ra G3061 loimos
ra G4189 poneria
ra G4659 skuthropos

Related words


H299 אחירע 'ăchı̂yra‛
From H251 and H7451; brother of wrong; Achira, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahira.

H1283 בּריעה be rı̂y‛âh
be rı̂y‛âh
Apparently from the feminine of H7451 with prepositional prefix; in trouble; Beriah, the name of four Israelites

KJV Usage: Beriah.

H7489 רעע râ‛a‛

A primitive root; properly to spoil (literally by breaking to pieces); figuratively to make (or be) good for nothing, that is, bad (physically, socially or morally). (associate selves and show self friendly are by mistake for H7462.)

KJV Usage: afflict, associate selves [by mistake for H7462], break (down, in pieces), + displease, (be, bring, do) evil (doer, entreat, man), show self friendly [by mistake for H7462], do harm, (do) hurt, (behave self, deal) ill, X indeed, do mischief, punish, still vex, (do) wicked (doer, -ly), be (deal, do) worse.

H3415 ירע yâra‛
A primitive root; properly to be broken up (with any violent action), that is, (figuratively) to fear

KJV Usage: be grievous [only Isaiah 15:4; the rest belong to H7489].

H4827 מרע mêra‛
From H7489; used as (abstraction) noun, wickedness

KJV Usage: do mischief.

H7455 רע rôa‛
From H7489; badness (as marring), physically or morally

KJV Usage: X be so bad, badness, (X be so) evil, naughtiness, sadness, sorrow, wickedness.

H7490 רעע re ‛a‛
re ‛a‛
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7489

KJV Usage: break, bruise.