Word Summary
riyq: to make empty, empty out
Original Word: רִיק
Transliteration: riyq
Phonetic Spelling: (reek)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: to make empty, empty out
Meaning: emptiness, a worthless thing, in vain
Strong's Concordance
empty, to no purpose, in vain thing, vanity

From ruwq; emptiness; figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain -- empty, to no purpose, (in) vain (thing), vanity.

see HEBREW ruwq


H7385. riyq

רִיקnoun [masculine] emptiness, vanity; — chiefly in adverb phrase לְרִיקIsaiah 46:4; Job 39:16 in vain (of labour without benefit), so ׳לָרLeviticus 26:16, 20 (H), Isaiah 65:23; and as adverb accusative רִיק30:7; Psalm 73:13, probably also 2:1 (most = empty scheme as רֵיק2) compare 4:3 (read probably רֵיק‎); דִיק בְּדֵיJeremiah 51:58 = Habakkuk 2:13. — Jeremiah 51:34 see רֵיק1 above