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Strongs Number: H2778


Hebrew Word
חָרַף
Transliteration
châraph
Phonetic
khaw-raf'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to pull {off} that {is} (by implication) to expose (as by stripping); specifically to betroth (as if a surrender); figuratively to carp {at} that {is} defame; denominatively (from H2779) to spend the winter

BDB Definition

1. to reproach, taunt, blaspheme, defy, jeopardise, rail, upbraid

a. (Qal) to reproach

b. (Piel) to reproach, defy, taunt

2. (Qal) to winter, spend harvest time, remain in harvest time

3. (Niphal) to acquire, be betrothed

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{betroth} {blaspheme} {defy} {jeopard} {rail} {reproach} upbraid.