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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3384 - יָרָא

Transliteration
yârâh, yârâ'
Phonetics
yaw-raw', yaw-raw'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
910
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to throw, shoot, cast, pour

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to throw, cast

1a2) to cast, lay, set

1a3) to shoot arrows

1a4) to throw water, rain

1b) (Niphal) to be shot

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to throw, cast

1c2) to shoot

1c3) to point out, show

1c4) to direct, teach, instruct

1c5) to throw water, rain

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 906 ‑ βάλλω (bal'‑lo);  1002 ‑ βολίς (bol‑ece');  1627 ‑ ἐκφέρω (ek‑fer'o);  4261 ‑ προβάλλω (prob‑al'‑lo);  611 ‑ ἀποκρίνομαι (ap‑ok‑ree'‑nom‑ahee);  312 ‑ ἀναγγέλλω (an‑ang‑el'‑lo);  1080 ‑ γεννάω (ghen‑nah'‑o);  1166 ‑ δεικνύω (dike‑noo'‑o);  1213 ‑ δηλόω (day‑lo'‑o);  1321 ‑ διδάσκω (did‑as'‑ko);  1413 ‑ δυνάστης (doo‑nas'‑tace);  1834 ‑ ἐξηγέομαι (ex‑ayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  2233 ‑ ἡγέομαι (hayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  3549 ‑ νομοθετέω (nom‑oth‑et‑eh'‑o);  3811 ‑ παιδεύω (pahee‑dyoo'‑o);  4264 ‑ προβιβάζω (prob‑ib‑ad'‑zo);  4406 ‑ πρώϊμος (pro'‑ee‑mos);  5263 ‑ ὑποδείκνυμι (hoop‑od‑ike'‑noo‑mee);  5419 ‑ φράζω (frad'‑zo);  5461 ‑ φωτίζω (fo‑tid'‑zo);  2700 ‑ κατατοξεύω (kat‑at‑ox‑yoo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (84) NAS (72) HCS (76)
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 4
Job 9
Psalms 11
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 6
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 2
Micah 2
Habakkuk 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 3
Job 8
Psalms 11
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 2
Micah 2
Habakkuk 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 5
Job 8
Psalms 12
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 2
Micah 2
Habakkuk 2
BYZ TIS TR
p-i3ms 1
v-hPmp 1
v-hi3ms 7
v-hw3msXa 1
v-ni3ms 2
v-qPms 1
v-qc 3
v-qp1cs 2
v-qp3ms 4
P-i 1
p-i3ms 1
v-hPmp 1
v-hi3ms 7
v-hw3msXa 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-qPms 1
v-qc 4
v-qp1cs 2
v-qp3ms 4
P-i 1
p-i3ms 1
v-hPmp 1
v-hi3ms 7
v-hw3msXa 1
v-ni3ms 1
v-qPms 1
v-qc 4
v-qp1cs 2
v-qp3ms 4
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1227) ri (יר YR) AC: Throw CO: ? AB: F |kjv: river, brook, flood, stream - Strongs: H2975 (יְאוֹר)

E) ari (ירא YRA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: F (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) |kjv: fear, afraid, terrible, dreadful, reverence, fearful - Strongs: H3372 (יָרֵא)

Nm ) ari (ירא YRA) - F |kjv: fear, afraid, fearful - Strongs: H3373 (יָרֵא)

Nf1 ) eari (יראה YRAH) - F |kjv: fear, dreadful, fearfulness - Strongs: H3374 (יִרְאָה)

km ) arfm (מורא MWRA) - F [df: hrm] KJV (13): fear, terror, dread, terribleness - Strongs: H4172 (מֹרָא)

H) eri (ירה YRH) AC: Throw CO: Rain AB: ?: A throwing of the finger to show a direction to walk or live. The throwing of an arrow. The throwing down of water in rain.

V) eri (ירה YRH) - I. Throw:[df: ary]II. Rain: III. Teach:To point the way one is to walk in life. KJV (84): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) teach, shoot, archer, cast, teacher, rain, laid, direct, inform, instruct, show, shooter, through watered - Strongs: H3384 (יָרָא)

gm) erfi (יורה YWRH) - First rain: KJV (2): first rain, former - Strongs: H3138 (יוֹרֶה)

if1) erft (תורה TWRH) - Teaching: The direction one is to take in life. KJV (219): law - Strongs: H8451 (תֹּרָה)

km) erfm (מורה MWRH) - I. Rain: II. Archer:One who throws an arrow. III. Razor:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): former rain, rain - Strongs: H4175 (מוֹרֶה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [יָרָא] verb shoot, pour (Aramaic orthography of יָרָה q. v.) —

Qal Infinitive construct לִירוֺא בַּחִצִּים 2 Chronicles 26:15 shoot with arrows.

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיֹּרא֯וּ 2 Samuel 11:24 and they shot at (אֶלֿ); Participle plural הַמּוֺרִא֯ים 2 Samuel 11:24 the shooters, archers; Kt to be read וַיֹּרִאוּ, הַמּוֺרַאִים; but Masora nothing א as superfluous, would read וַיֹּרוּ, הַמּוֺרִים from יָרָה (Bö§ 1088 (8), (9)).

Hoph`al Imperfect only in וּמַרְוֶה גַּם הוּא יוֺרֶ֑א Proverbs 11:25 he that watereth shall himself also be watered (Fl De MV and others derive — 'non bene,' Thes — from √ רוה, q. v., יוֺרֶא for יָרְוֶה ֗֗֗ ; but see Thes Ew§ 131f.§ 161 (4) SS Buhl Kö i. 585; compare ירה 4).

יָרָה verb throw, shoot (Late Hebrew shoot, Hiph`il teach; Aramaic Aph`el אוֺרִי teach; Ethiopic jecit; Amharic warê is information, news, see Nö ZMG 1886,724; Assyrian ârû, lead, guide, Dl HWB 241; têrtu, law, Dl HA 49; Zinjirli ירי set, found, DHM Sendsch. 57, compare

2 below — Buhl distinguishes

3 √ √ ירה: I. = throw, compare modern Arabic warra; II. Hiph`il = moisten, compare רוה; III. Hiph`il = teach, compare ראה, Arabic , ; but evidence for this division hardly sufficient) —

Qal Perfect ׳יר Exodus 15:4 3t.; 1 singular יָרִיתִי Genesis 31:51; Joshua 18:6; Imperfect 1 plural suffix וַנִּירָם Numbers 21:30 (SS after ᵐ5וְנִינָם, see Ges§ 76 (2) e); Imperative יְרֵה 2 Kings 13:17; Infinitive absolute יָרֹה Exodus 19:13 construct לִיר(וֺ)ת Psalm 11:2; Psalm 64:5; Participle יֹרֶה Proverbs 26:18; plural יוֺרִים 1 Chronicles 10:3; יֹרִים 2 Chronicles 35:23; —

1 throw, cast, with accusative: cast lots Joshua 18:6 (E); army into (בְּ) the sea Exodus 15:4 (song).

2 cast (= lay, set), corner-stone Job 38:6; pillar Genesis 31:51 (E; see Zinjirli above)

3 shoot arrows, absolute Exodus 19:13 (E) 2 Kings 13:17; accusative of arrows 1 Samuel 20:36,37; Proverbs 26:18; accusative of person Numbers 21:30 ( Song of Solomon , E) Psalm 64:5; with לְ person Psalm 11:2; י(וֺ)רִים archers 1 Chronicles 10:3; 2 Chronicles 35:23.

4 throw water, rain: Hosea 6:3, but see יוֺרֶה early rain (compare Hiph`il 3).

Niph`al Imperfect יִיָּרֶה shot through (with arrows) Exodus 19:13 (E).

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix הֹרַנִי Job 30:19 (הֹרָנִי Baer); הוֺרָהוּ 2 Kings 12:3; הוֺרֵתָ֑נִי Psalm 119:102; 1 singular וְהוֺרֵיתִ֫י Exodus 4:15; 1 Samuel 12:23; suffix הֹרֵיתִיךָ Proverbs 4:11; הוֺרֵיתִיךָ Exodus 4:12; Imperfect יוֺרֶה Psalm 25:8 5t.; וַיּוֺר 2 Kings 13:17 (for this and other forms see Ges§ 76 (2) e); וַיֹּרֵנִי Proverbs 4:4; יוֺרֵנוּ Judges 13:8 2t.; יוֺרֶנּוּ Psalm 25:12; Isaiah 28:26; וַיּוֺרֵהוּ Exodus 15:25; יֹרֵם 2 Kings 17:27; Psalm 64:8; 2 feminine suffix תּוֺרְךָ Psalm 45:5; תֹּרֶ֑ךָּ Job 12:7,8; 2 masculine suffix תּוֺרֵם 1 Kings 8:36 2 Chronicles 6:27; 1 singular אוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:20; Job 27:11; suffix אוֺרְךָ Psalm 32:8; 3 masculine plural יוֺרוּ Deuteronomy 24:8 3t.; יֹרוּ 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Chronicles 35:23; יֹרֻהוּ Psalm 64:5; יוֺרוּךָ Deuteronomy 17:10 2t.; Imperative suffix הֹרֵנִי Job 34:32; הוֺרֵנִי Psalm 27:11 2t.; plural suffix הוֺרוּנִי Job 6:24; Infinitive construct הוֺרֹת Genesis 46:28 3t.; הוֺרֹתָם Exodus 24:12; Participle מוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:36 5t.; מֹרֶה Proverbs 6:13; plural מוֺרִים 1 Samuel 31:3 2t.; suffix מוֺרָ֑י Proverbs 5:13; מוֺרֶיךָ Isaiah 30:20 (twice in verse); —

1 throw, cast, with ל, into the mire Job 30:19.

2 shoot (arrows) 1 Samuel 20:20,36; 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Kings 13:17; 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:33; with ל, of person 2 Chronicles 35:23; accusative of person Psalm 64:5; Psalm 64:8; מוֺרִים archers 1 Samuel 31:3 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 10:3.

3 throw water, rain: וְיוֺרֶהצֶדֶק לָכֶם Hosea 10:12 and rain righteousness for you (Thes and others under

5); hence מוֺרֶה early rain (compare Qal 4).

4 point out, shew: לְהוֺרֹת לְפָנָיוגּשְׁנָה Genesis 46:28 (J) to point out before him (the way) to Goshen; מֹרֶח בְּאֶצְבְּעֹתָיו Proverbs 6:13 pointing out with his fingers; accusative of person and thing Exodus 15:25 (JE) Psalm 45:5; Job 6:24.

5 direct, teach, instruct:

a. of men, absolute Bezalel in handicraft Exodus 35:34 (P); with accusative of person, a father his son Proverbs 4:4; the ancients Job Job 8:10; the animals and the earth, the friends of Job 12:7,8; with 2accusative Isaiah 28:9; בּדֶרֶךְ in the way 1 Samuel 12:23; Psalm 25:8; Psalm 32:8; Proverbs 4:11; בְּיַדאֵֿל concerning the hand of El Job 27:11. — מוֺרֶה שֶׁקֶר teaching lies is used of prophet Isaiah 9:14.

b. specially of the authoritative direction (see תּוֺרָה) given by priests on matters of ceremonial observance, with accusative of thing and לְ person Deuteronomy 33:10 (song), they teach thy judgments to Jacob, and thy direction (law) to Israel; double accusative Deuteronomy 17:10,11according to the direction, wherewith they direct thee; Deuteronomy 24:8 (on leprosy), Leviticus 10:11 (P), absolute Leviticus 14:57 (P), 2 Chronicles 15:3 כֹּהֵן מוֺרֶה, Ezekiel 44:23 the Zadokite priests אתעֿמי יֹרוּבֵּין קֹדֶשׁ לְחֹל; Micah 3:11 the priests give such 'direction' for hire; less, technically, of Moses Exodus 24:12 (E), of Jehoiada 2 Kings 12:3, of the Samaritan priests 2 Kings 17:27,28.

c. of God: with accusative of person Isaiah 28:26; Psalm 119:102; double accusative Exodus 4:12,15 (J), Judges 13:8; Job 34:32; 1 Kings 8:36 (= אֶל הַדֶּרֶךְ 2 Chronicles 6:27), Psalm 27:11; Psalm 86:11; Psalm 119:33; accusative of person בְּדֶרֶךְ Psalm 25:12; מִדְּרָכָיו of his ways Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2.

d. of idol-image Habakkuk 2:18 (מוֺרֶה שָׁ֑קֶר), Habakkuk 2:19.

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אוֹרֶ֑ה אוֹרֶ֣ה אורה ה֘וֹרֵ֤נִי ה֤וֹרֵ֥נִי ה֭וֹרוּנִי הַיֹּרִ֔ים הַיֹּרֶ֥ה הַיּוֹרִֽים׃ הַמּוֹרִ֖ים הַמּוֹרִ֣ים הֹרֵ֑נִי הֹרֵתִ֑יךָ הֹרָ֥נִי הוֹרֵ֣נִי הוֹרֵתָֽנִי׃ הוֹרָ֔הוּ הורהו הורוני הורני הורתני׃ היורים׃ הירה הירים המורים הרני הרתיך וְֽאוֹרְךָ֗ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֖יךָ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֣י וְיָרִ֨יתִי וְיֹרֵ֕ם וְיֹרֵ֙נוּ֙ וְיֹרֶ֥ה וְיוֹרֵ֕נוּ וְיוֹרֵ֙נוּ֙ וְתֹרֶ֑ךָּ וְתוֹרְךָ֖ וַיֹּרֵ֗ם וַיֹּרֵ֗נִי וַיֹּרוּ֙ וַיּ֔וֹר וַיּוֹרֵ֤הוּ וַנִּירָ֛ם וּלְהוֹרֹ֖ת וּמ֣וֹרֶה ואורך והוריתי והוריתיך ויור ויורהו ויורנו וירה וירו ויריתי וירם וירנו וירני ולהורת ומורה ונירם ותורך ותרך י֝וֹרֶ֗נּוּ י֭וֹרוּךָ יְרֵה֙ יִיָּרֶ֔ה יָ֝רָ֗ה יָרִ֖יתִי יָרָ֖ה יָרָ֣ה יָרָ֥ה יָרֹ֣ה יֹ֝רֻ֗הוּ יֹר֖וּ יוֹר֔וּ יוֹר֗וּךָ יוֹר֤וּ יוֹר֨וּ יוֹרֶ֔ה יוֹרֶ֖ה יוֹרֶ֣ה יוֹרֶ֥ה יוֹרֶֽא׃ יוֹרֶֽנּוּ׃ יוֹרֽוּךָ׃ יורא׃ יורה יורו יורוך יורוך׃ יורנו יורנו׃ יירה ירה ירהו ירו יריתי לְהוֹרֹ֕ת לְהוֹרֹ֥ת לְהוֹרֹתָֽם׃ לִיר֣וֹת לִיר֥וֹת לִירוֹא֙ להורת להורתם׃ לירוא לירות מֵהַמּוֹרִֽים׃ מֹ֝רֶ֗ה מֽוֹרֶה־ מהמורים׃ מוֹרֶ֑ה מוֹרֶ֔יךָ מוֹרֶ֖ה מוֹרֶ֣ה מוֹרֶֽה׃ מוֹרֶֽיךָ׃ מוֹרָ֑י מורה מורה־ מורה׃ מורי מוריך מוריך׃ מרה תוֹרֵ֛ם תורם ’ō·w·reh ’ōwreh haiyoReh haiyoRim ham·mō·w·rîm hammoRim hammōwrîm hay·yō·reh hay·yō·rîm hay·yō·w·rîm hayyōreh hayyōrîm hayyōwrîm hō·rā·nî hō·rê·nî hō·rê·ṯî·ḵā hō·w·rā·hū hō·w·rê·nî hō·w·rê·ṯā·nî hō·w·rū·nî hoRahu hoRani hōrānî hoReni hōrênî horeTani horeTicha hōrêṯîḵā Horuni hōwrāhū hōwrênî hōwrêṯānî hōwrūnî lə·hō·w·rō·ṯām lə·hō·w·rōṯ lehoRot lehoroTam ləhōwrōṯ ləhōwrōṯām lî·rō·w lî·rō·wṯ lirO liRot lîrōw lîrōwṯ mê·ham·mō·w·rîm mehammoRim mêhammōwrîm mō·reh mō·w·rāy mō·w·re·ḵā mō·w·reh mō·w·reh- moRai moReh mōreh moReicha mōwrāy mōwreh mōwreh- mōwreḵā oReh ṯō·w·rêm toRem ṯōwrêm ū·lə·hō·w·rōṯ ū·mō·w·reh ulehoRot ūləhōwrōṯ uMoreh ūmōwreh vaiYor vaiyoRehu vaiyoRem vaiyoReni vaiyoRu vanniRam vehoreiTi vehoreiTicha veorCha vetorCha vetoReka veyaRiti veyoReh veyoRem veyoRenu wan·nî·rām wannîrām way·yō·rê·nî way·yō·rêm way·yō·rū way·yō·w·rê·hū way·yō·wr wayyōrêm wayyōrênî wayyōrū wayyōwr wayyōwrêhū wə’ōwrḵā wə·’ō·wr·ḵā wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî·ḵā wə·ṯō·re·kā wə·ṯō·wr·ḵā wə·yā·rî·ṯî wə·yō·rê·nū wə·yō·reh wə·yō·rêm wə·yō·w·rê·nū wəhōwrêṯî wəhōwrêṯîḵā wəṯōrekā wəṯōwrḵā wəyārîṯî wəyōreh wəyōrêm wəyōrênū wəyōwrênū yā·rāh yā·rî·ṯî yā·rōh yaRah yārāh yaRiti yārîṯî yaRoh yārōh yə·rêh yeReh yərêh yî·yā·reh yiyaReh yîyāreh yō·rū yō·ru·hū yō·w·re yō·w·reh yō·w·ren·nū yō·w·rū yō·w·rū·ḵā yoRe yoReh yoRennu yoRu yōrū yoRucha yoRuhu yōruhū yōwre yōwreh yōwrennū yōwrū yōwrūḵā
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