Word Summary
raphad: to spread
Original Word: רָפַד
Transliteration: raphad
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-fad')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to spread
Meaning: to spread, to refresh
Strong's Concordance
comfort, make a bed, spread

A primitive root; to spread (a bed); by implication, to refresh -- comfort, make (a bed), spread.


H7502. raphad

[רָפַד‎] verb spread (Assyrian rapâdu, stretch oneself; Arabic prop up, support, aid, give, compare

Pi`el below; Sabean רפדת‎ plural protection, guard, CISiv, no. 40, 3, compare ארפדterraces DHMHofmus.); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singular יִרְמַּדJob 41:22 he (the crocodile) spreadeth a threshing-sledge upon the mud (leaves marks upon it from his scales).

Pi`el Perfect1south of couch (figurative) יְצוּעָ֑י רִמַּדְתּיJob 17:13; then (spread out any support, hence) Imperative masculine plural suffix רַמְּדוּנִיSong of Solomon 2:5 support me with apples ("" סַמְּכוּ‎).