- רוי, רָוָה(b. h.) to be moist, be saturated, drip. Y.Maasr.I, 49a top משיִרְווּ (not שיורו), v. מַרְוִית. Pi. רִיוָּה to saturate; to refresh; trnsf. to delight. B. Bath.14b; Ber.7b (play on רוּת) שזכתה … שרִיוָּהוּ להקב״הוכ׳ she was privileged in that from her descended David, who delighted the Lord with songs and hymns. Hif. הִרְוָה same. Midr. Till. to Ps. 150 (ref. to Is. 34:5) (read:) מַרְוֶה אותה ומפילהו לשרהוכ׳ he saturates it (the sword with blood), and brings her tutelary angel to fall, and then it (the sword) will come down upon her (Rome; v. Cant. R. to VIII, 1 4). Nithpa. נִתְרַוֶּה, נִתְרַיֶּוה to be saturated, refreshed. Gen. R. s. 33 ירדו … ונ׳ העולם rain fell, and the world was refreshed; Lev. R. s. 34 (not ונתרווח); Yalk. Lev. 665; Yalk. Ps. 888 (corr. acc.). Y.M. Kat. III, 82c bot. כשם שנִתְרַוִּיתֶםוכ׳ as you were saturated with the oil of inauguration for seven days ; a. e.
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