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Strong's #7135 - קָרָה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7119)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. cold

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KJV (5)
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CSB (5)
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WEB (5)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)

A) rq (קר QR) AC: ? CO: Cold AB: ?: Men often came together during the cool of the evening to discuss the news of the camp.

Nm) rq (קר QR) - Cold: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): cold - Strongs: H7119 (קַר)

Nf1) erq (קרה QRH) - Cold: A cold wind or cold weather. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): cold - Strongs: H7135 (קָרָה)

Nf2) trq (קרת QRT) - City: A place of meeting within the city, either at the entrance or a high place. KJV (5): city - Strongs: H7176 (קֶרֶת)

fm) irq (קרי QRY) - Contrary: An opposition. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): contrary - Strongs: H7147 (קְרִי)

kf1) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Cool: A cool place to escape the heat. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): summer - Strongs: H4747 (מְקֵרָה)

E) arq (קרא QRA) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: ?: A calling together for assembly.

V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)

bm) airq (קריא QRYA) - Selected: Individuals called out for a special purpose. KJV (3): famous - Strongs: H7148 (קָרִיא)

bf1) eairq (קריאה QRYAH) - Selected: KJV (1): preaching - Strongs: H7150 (קְרִיאָה)

gm) arfq (קורא QWRA) - Partridge: From its distinctive call. KJV (2): partridge - Strongs: H7124 (קֹרֵא)

hm) arqm (מקרא MQRA) - I. Meeting:A calling together to meet. II. Reading:The reading from a scroll at a called meeting. KJV (23): convocation, assembly, calling, reading - Strongs: H4744 (מִקְרָא)

H) erq (קרה QRH) AC: Meet CO: Event AB: ?: The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase.

V) erq (קרה QRH) - Meet: To go to meet another or a chance encounter. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) happen, meet, beam, befall, brought - Strongs: H7136 (קָרָה)

Nm) erq (קרה QRH) - Event: KJV (1): chance - Strongs: H7137 (קָרֶה)

ff1) eirq (קריה QRYH) - City: A meeting place. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (40): city - Strongs: H7149 (קִרְיָה), H7151 (קִרְיָה)

hm) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Event: KJV (10): befall, event, hap, chance, happen - Strongs: H4745 (מִקְרֶה)

km) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Hall: A meeting place. KJV (1): building - Strongs: H4746 (מְקָרֶה)

J) rfq (קור QWR) AC: ? CO: Sit AB: ?

Nm ) rfq (קור QWR) - I. Web:The web of a spider as a sitting place. II. Cold:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): cold, web - Strongs: H7120 (קֹר), H6980 (קוּר)

Nf1) erfq (קורה QWRH) - Log: Used to sit on when meeting. Also used as beams in the roof of a house. KJV (5): roof, beam - Strongs: H6982 (קֹרָה)

L) rqi (יקר YQR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Precious: Something of value. [Unknown connection to root;]

V) rqi (יקר YQR) - Precious: To be considered of value. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) precious, prized, set, withdraw - Strongs: H3365 (יָקַר)

Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)

bm) riqi (יקיר YQYR) - Precious: Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): dear - Strongs: H3357 (יַקִּיר), H3358 (יַקִּיר)

M) riq (קיר QYR) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?

Nm ) riq (קיר QYR) - Wall: The place of the city where elders meet. KJV (74): wall, side, mason, town - Strongs: H7023 (קִירָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קָרָה cold, seeקרר

קָרָה noun feminine id.; — absolute ׳בְּיוֺם ק Nahum 3:17 a day of coldness, cold day, so Proverbs 25:20; ׳ק alone, cold of night Job 24:7; in General, due to winds Job 37:9 (מִמְּזָרִים see זרה

Pi`el; yet Voigt Bu, attractively, מִמְּזָוִים (compare Psalm 144:13) out of storehouses ["" חֶדֶר]); לִפְנֵי קָרָתוֺ מִי יַעֲמֹד Psalm 147:17, + plural Zechariah 14:6 (read וְקָרוֺת, see יָקָר).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָרָה f. (from the root קָרַר) cold, Proverbs 25:20.

קָרָה fut. יִקְרֶה, apoc. יִקֶר i.q. קָרָא No. II

(I) to meet, to go to meet any one, in a hostile sense, followed by an acc., Deuteronomy 25:18 see Niphal.

(2) to happen, to befall, Isaiah 41:22 followed by an acc. of pers., Genesis 44:29; 1 Samuel 28:10; Esther 4:7, 6:13 Ecclesiastes 2:14, 9:11 followed by לְ Daniel 10:14; Ruth 2:3, וַיִּקֶר מִקְרֶהָ חֶלְקַת הַשָּׂדֶה לְבֹעַז “and her chance happened (ein ihr günftiger Zufall wollte) that it was the field of Boaz.”


(1) to meet, to be made to meet, Numbers 23:15 followed by עַל (like the Germ. auf jem. ftoßen), Exodus 3:18 (compare 5:3 ), followed by אֶל Numbers 23:4, 16 Numbers 23:16 followed by לִקְרַאת verse Numbers 23:3.

(2) to be by chance, to happen, 2 Samuel 1:6. Compare קָרָא Niphal.

Piel קֵרָה to lay beams or joists, prop. to make the beams to meet one another (compare קוֹרָה a beam), 2 Chronicles 34:11; Nehemiah 2:8, 3:3, hence to frame, to build, Psalms 104:3.


(1) to cause to meet, followed by לִפְנֵי Genesis 27:20, 24:12, הַקְרֵה־נָא לְפָנַי הַיּוֹם “cause to happen to me this day” (what I seek).

(2) to make opportune, i.e. to choose for one’s self what is opportune, convenient, Numbers 35:11.

Derivatives, קָרֶה, קוֹרָה, קְרִי, קִרְיָה, קֶרֶת, מִקְרֶה, מְקָרֶה, and the pr.n. קַרְתָּה, קַרְתָּן, קְרִיּוֹת.

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List of Word Forms
בַּקָּרָֽה׃ בקרה׃ קָ֝רָת֗וֹ קָ֭רָה קָרָ֔ה קָרָֽה׃ קרה קרה׃ קרתו bakkaRah baq·qā·rāh baqqārāh kaRah karaTo qā·rā·ṯōw qā·rāh qārāh qārāṯōw
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