Word Summary
terephah: torn animal, torn flesh
Original Word: טְרֵפָה
Transliteration: terephah
Phonetic Spelling: (ter-ay-faw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: torn animal, torn flesh
Meaning: prey, flocks devoured by animals
Strong's Concordance
prey, Flocks devoured by animals

Feminine (collectively) of tereph; prey, i.e. Flocks devoured by animals -- ravin, (that which was) torn (of beasts, in pieces).

see HEBREW tereph


H2966. terephah

טְרֵפָהnoun feminine animal torn (by wild beasts); torn flesh; — absolute ׳טGenesis 31:39 8t.

1 animal torn (by wild beasts), of sheep and goats Genesis 31:39 (E); ox, ass or sheep Exodus 22:12 (J E; strike out WeKlPr on Amos 3:12, as gloss from Genesis 31:39); indefinite 31:31 (J E; forbidden as food); commonly with נְבֵלָה‎ (i.e. what dies naturally) as forbidden food, Leviticus 7:24 (P), 17:15; 22:8 (both H), Ezekiel 4:14; 44:31; torn flesh, in metaphor of Nineveh's king as lion Nahum 2:13 ("" ף טֶ֫רֶ‎).