The Lord is Holy 

"Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come."
Rev 4:8

Jehovah Rapha     The Lord that heals

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Significance:

 

Jehovah is the Great Physician who heals the physical and emotional needs of His people.  Anytime you have "sickness" of spirit, soul, mind or body, run to the strong tower of Jehovah Rapha.  Run to the Great Physician and to the "tree", the Cross, where He Who knew no sin was made sin for us

Pronunciation:

(yeh-ho-vaw' raw-faw')

Definition: (Brown-Driver-Briggs’ Hebrew Definitions)

1)      to heal, make healthful

a.      (Qal) to heal

                                                   i.      of God

                                                 ii.      healer, physician (of men)

                                                iii.      of hurts of nations involving restored favour (figuratively)

                                               iv.      of individual distresses (figuratively)

b.      (Niphal) to be healed

                                                   i.      literal (of persons)

                                                 ii.      of water, pottery

                                                iii.      of national hurts (figuratively)

                                               iv.      of personal distress (figuratively)

c.      (Piel) to heal

                                                   i.      1c1) literal

                                                 ii.      1c2) of national defects or hurts (figuratively)

d.      (Hithpael) in order to get healed (infinitive)

Strong’s Reference:

H7495

Scripture reference notes:

In the Old Testament Jehovah-Rapha (The Lord that Heals) is used in Exo 15:26.  Rapha occurs 68 times in the KJV.

 

 

 

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