Qara'

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 7122 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
arqa primitive root, to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Qara'TWOT - 2064
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kaw-raw' Verb
Definition
  1. to encounter, befall, meet
    1. (Qal)
      1. to meet, encounter
      2. to befall (fig)
    2. (Niphal) to meet, meet unexpectedly
    3. (Hiphil) to cause to meet
NAS Word Usage - Total: 134
against 16, befall 4, befallen 2, came 1, chance 1, come 1, down* 1, encounter 2, engage 1, event* 1, happen to come 1, happened 3, help 1, meet 87, met 6, opposite 1, right 1, seek 1, toward 3
NAS Verse Count
Genesis14
Exodus8
Leviticus1
Numbers8
Deuteronomy6
Joshua5
Judges11
1 Samuel18
2 Samuel16
1 Kings6
2 Kings16
1 Chronicles4
2 Chronicles1
Job2
Psalms2
Proverbs2
Isaiah3
Jeremiah5
Amos1
Zechariah1


Total130
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Qara'". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .