Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
TWOT Reference: 2208
KJV Translation Count — 47x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to murder, slay, kill
a. (Qal) to murder, slay
3. as avenger
4. slayer (intentional) (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be slain
1. to murder, assassinate
2. murderer, assassin (participle) (subst)
d. (Pual) to be killed
ratsach, raw-tsakh'; a primitive root; properly, to dash in pieces, i.e. kill (a human being), especially to murder: — put to death, kill, (man-) slay(-er), murder(-er).
Concordance Results Using KJV
Thou shalt not H7523.
And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the H7523, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.
Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the H7523 may flee thither, which H7523eth any person at unawares.
And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the H7523 die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment.
And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a H7523: the H7523 shall surely be put to H7523.
And if he smite him with throwing a stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a H7523: the H7523 shall surely be put to H7523.
Or if he smite him with an hand weapon of wood, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a H7523: the H7523 shall surely be put to H7523.
The revenger of blood himself shall slay the H7523: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
Or in enmity smite him with his hand, that he die: he that smote him shall surely be put to H7523; for he is a H7523: the revenger of blood shall slay the H7523, when he meeteth him.
And the congregation shall deliver the H7523 out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the H7523 of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.