Word Summary
sarach: to go free, be unrestrained, overrun, exceed
Original Word: סָרַח
Transliteration: sarach
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-rakh')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to go free, be unrestrained, overrun, exceed
Meaning: to go free, be unrestrained, overrun, exceed
Strong's Concordance
exceeding, hand, spread, stretch self, banish

A primitive root; to extend (even to excess) -- exceeding, hand, spread, stretch self, banish.


H5628. sarach

[סָרַחverb go free, be unrestrained, overrun, exceed (Late Hebrew סָרוּחַoverhanging, flapping; Arabic of camels, etc., pasture where they please; also send forth to pasture; II. let a wife go free; let down the hair; easy. — Late Hebrew סָרַח‎, Aramaic usually = corrupt, sin); —

Qal Imperfect3feminine singular תִּסְרַחExodus 26:12; Participle active feminine סֹרַ֫חַתEzekiel 17:6; passive סָרוּחַ‎ (compare Köii. 1, 137 Ges§ 50 f. BaNB 180) Exodus 26:13; plural סְרוּחִיםAmos 6:7, סְרֻחִים‎ vAmos 6:4; construct סְרוּחֵיEzekiel 23:15; —

1 go free, be unrestrained: עַלעַֿרְשׂוֺתָם וּסְרֻחִיםAmos 6:4 i.e. probably = and are sprawling upon their couches (in contemptuous hyperbole), ס ׳מִרַזְח‎ vAmos 6:7 the revelry of sprawlers; participle active of overrunning, spreading vine Ezekiel 17:6.

2 of overhanging stuffs (properly overrunning, exceeding, extended beyond limits) הַמִּשְׁכָּן אֲחֹרֵי עַל תִּסְרַחExodus 26:12 (P) it shall overrun (overhang), over the back of the tabernacle, so הַמּ ׳עַלצִֿדֵּי סָרוּחַ יִהְיֶה26:13; טְבוּלִים סְרוּחֵיEzekiel 23:15 overhungof turbans, extended with respect to turbans, = with pendant turbans (compare [טְבוּל‎]).

Niph`al Perfect3feminine singular חָכְמָתָם נִסְרְחָהJeremiah 49:7 usually is their wisdom let loose (i.e. dismissed, gone)? ("" מִבַּנִים עֵצָה אָֽבְד בְּתֵימָ֑ן חָכְמָה עוֺד הַאֵין‎); but NöExpos. May, 1897, 363 is corrupt (compare Late Hebrew, and especially Aramaic).