Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2964: tereph (pronounced teh'-ref)

from 2963; something torn, i.e. a fragment, e.g. a fresh leaf, prey, food:--leaf, meat, prey, spoil.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) prey, food, leaf

1a) prey

1b) food

1c) leaf

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H2963


This word is used 22 times:

Genesis 49:9: "Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down,"
Numbers 23:24: "lie down until he eat of the prey, and drink the blood of the slain."
Job 4:11: "The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad."
Job 24:5: "to their work; rising quickly for a prey: the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children."
Job 29:17: "the jaws of the wicked, the spoil out of his teeth."
Job 38:39: "Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion? the appetite of the young lions,"
Psalms 76:4: "art more glorious and excellent of prey."
Psalms 104:21: "The young lions roar after their prey, their meat from God."
Psalms 111:5: "He hath given meat unto them that fear be mindful of his covenant."
Psalms 124:6: "be the LORD, who hath not us as a prey to their teeth."
Proverbs 31:15: "also while it is yet night, meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens."
Isaiah 5:29: "yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver"
Isaiah 31:4: "and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth"
Ezekiel 19:3: "a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men."
Ezekiel 19:6: "a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men."
Ezekiel 22:25: "lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure"
Ezekiel 22:27: "in the midst thereof are like wolves the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls,"
Amos 3:4: "roar in the forest, prey? will a young lion cry out of his den,"
Nahum 2:12: "for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin."
Nahum 2:13: "shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers"
Nahum 3:1: "full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;"
Malachi 3:10: "into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now"

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