H7489 רעע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be bad, be evil
a. (Qal)
1. to be displeasing
2. to be sad
3. to be injurious, be evil
4. to be wicked, be evil (ethically)
b. (Hiphil)
1. to do an injury or hurt
2. to do evil or wickedly
3. mischief (participle)
2. to break, shatter
a. (Qal)
1. to break
2. broken (participle)
3. to be broken
b. (Hithpolel) to be broken, be broken in pieces, be broken asunder
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2191,2192
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7489 רעע is used in the Bible

First 30 of 80 occurrences of H7489 רעע

Genesis 19:7
Genesis 19:9
Genesis 31:7
Genesis 43:6
Genesis 44:5
Exodus 5:22
Exodus 5:23
Leviticus 5:4
Numbers 11:10
Numbers 11:11
Numbers 16:15
Numbers 20:15
Numbers 22:34
Deuteronomy 15:9
Deuteronomy 26:6
Joshua 24:15
Joshua 24:20
Judges 19:23
Ruth 1:21
1 Samuel 12:25
1 Samuel 25:34
1 Samuel 26:21
2 Samuel 19:7
1 Kings 14:9
1 Kings 16:25
1 Kings 17:20
2 Kings 21:11
1 Chronicles 16:22
1 Chronicles 21:17
Job 8:20

Corresponding Greek Words

raa G4190 & G4191 poneros
raa G91 adikeo
raa G889 achreoo
raa G926 barus
raa G940 baskaino
raa G5015 tarasso
raa hi. G4190 & G4191 poneros
raa hi. see G683 st. ap otheo
raa hi. G765 asebes
raa hi. G2554 kako poieo
raa hi. G2555 kakopoios
raa hi. G2556 kakos
raa hi. G3076 lupeo
raa hi. G4931 sun teleo
raa hi.,qal. G2559 kakoo