- Rapha – (raw-faw) occurs 60x in the O.T. It means to restore, to heal, or to cure.
- 2 Kings 2:22 - Rapha is used to describe God healing the water, turning contaminated water into drinkable.
- Psalm 147:3 - “He heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds.”
- Isaiah 57:18 – Rapha is used to describe the God Who heals a heart from its willful ways, turning it into a contrite heart with the result being praise on the lips.
- Isaiah 53:5 - “…He was pierced for our transgression, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His wounds we are healed.”
- “Grumble” literally is to rebel. But it is describing a certain way of rebelling. It means to complain in half-muted tones of hostile opposition. Matthew 15:18-20; Exodus 16:2-3; Exodus 17:3; Exodus 17:7; Numbers 14:2-3
- Jehovah-rapha heals you of sin’s control through deliverance from death and bondage. Exodus 15:1-3, 13; Acts 1:6; Romans 6:20-23; Romans 8:37-39
- Jehovah-rapha heals you of self reliance by allowing your needs to go unmet for awhile. Verse 22 – “without finding water”
- Jehovah-rapha heals you of reliance on others through disappointing experiences. Ecclesiastes 12:13
- Jehovah-rapha heals you when you listen and follow Him. Verse 26. James 1:22-25; Philippians 2:14