H7554 רקע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to pound the earth (as a sign of passion); by analogy to expand (by hammering); by implication to overlay (with thin sheets of metal)

KJV Usage: beat, make broad, spread abroad (forth, over, out, into plates), stamp, stretch.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to beat, stamp, beat out, spread out, stretch
a. (Qal)
1. to stamp, beat out
2. one who beats out (participle)
b. (Piel) to overlay, beat out (for plating)
c. (Pual) beaten out (participle)
d. (Hiphil) to make a spreading (of clouds)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2217
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7554 רקע is used in the Bible

11 occurrences of H7554 רקע

Exodus 39:3 And they beat
Numbers 16:39 and they were made broad
2 Samuel 22:43 and spread them abroad.
Job 37:18 Hast thou with him spread out
Psalms 136:6 To him that stretched out
Isaiah 40:19 spreadeth
Isaiah 42:5 he that spread forth
Isaiah 44:24 alone; that spreadeth abroad
Jeremiah 10:9 beaten into plates
Ezekiel 6:11 and stamp
Ezekiel 25:6 and stamped

Distinct usage

1 And they beat
1 and they were made broad
1 and spread them abroad.
1 Hast thou with him spread out
1 To him that stretched out
1 spreadeth
1 he that spread forth
1 alone; that spreadeth abroad
1 beaten into plates
1 and stamp
1 and stamped

Corresponding Greek Words

raqa qal.,hi. G4732 stereoo