Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Destroy, out of hand, kill, to smite with deadly intent

Hebrew: הָרַג, hārag (H2026)

158 King James Bible Verses


Here are destroy, out of hand, kill, murder and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word הָרַג mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H2026

Hebrew Base Word: הָרַג

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), × surely

Definition: To smite with deadly intent.

Detailed definition:

  1. To kill, slay, murder, destroy, murderer, slayer, out of hand.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To kill, slay.
      2. To destroy, ruin.
    2. (Niphal) to be killed.
    3. (Pual) to be killed, be slain.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hɔːˈrɑɡ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: hɑːˈʁɑɡ
  3. Transliteration: hārag
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: haw-RAHɡ
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-RAHɡ

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