Word Summary
paraq: to tear apart or away
Original Word: פָרַק
Transliteration: paraq
Phonetic Spelling: (paw-rak')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to tear apart or away
Meaning: to break off, crunch, to deliver
Strong's Concordance
break off, deliver, redeem, rend in pieces, tear in pieces

A primitive root; to break off or crunch; figuratively, to deliver -- break (off), deliver, redeem, rend (in pieces), tear in pieces.


H6561. paraq

[מָּרַק‎] verb tear apart, away (Late Hebrew remove (load, etc.), Pi`el separate, take to pieces; Arabic split, divide;; מְּרַק ᵑ7‎ especially redeem, rescue; Syriac withdraw (intransitive), also remove, rescue; Ethiopic : set free); —

Qal Perfect2masculine singular וּפָרַקְדָמתּ֫Genesis 27:40; Imperfect3masculine singular suffix וַיִּפְרְקֵנזּPsalm 136:24; Participle active מֹּרֵקLamentations 5:8; Psalm 7:3 tear away yoke from pff (מֵעַל‎ neck Genesis 27:40 (J); snatck from (מִן‎) foes, = rescue (Aramaic) Lamentations 5:8; Psalm 136:24; so absolute 7:3 (prefixing ᵑ6 ᵑ7 (וְ)אֵין,‎ Che Du We), > Hup Bae and others snatch away as prey.

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular יְפָרֵקZechariah 11:16 he shall tear off their hoofs; Imperative masculine plural מָּֽרְקוּExodus 32:2 (E) tear off the golden ear-tings; Participle מְפָרֵק1 Kings 19:11 a great wind rending mountains ("" מְשַׁבֵּר‎).

Hithpa`el tear off (for, i.e. from, oneself Ges§ 54f); Imperfect3masculine plural וַיִּתְמָּֽרְקוּExodus 32:3 (E), with accusative הַזָּהָב אֶתנִֿזְמֵי‎; Imperative masculine plural הִתְמָּרָ֑קוּ32:24 (E; object omitted); passive be broken off, Perfect3plural הִתְמָּֽרְקוּEzekiel 19:12 (branches).