Qara'

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 7121 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
arqa primitive root [rather identical with (07122) through the idea of accosting a person met]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Qara'TWOT - 2063
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kaw-raw' Verb
Definition
  1. to call, call out, recite, read, cry out, proclaim
    1. (Qal)
      1. to call, cry, utter a loud sound
      2. to call unto, cry (for help), call (with name of God)
      3. to proclaim
      4. to read aloud, read (to oneself), read
      5. to summon, invite, call for, call and commission, appoint, call and endow
      6. to call, name, give name to, call by
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to call oneself
      2. to be called, be proclaimed, be read aloud, be summoned, be named
    3. (Pual) to be called, be named, be called out, be chosen
NAS Word Usage - Total: 734
become 1, become famous 1, call 121, called 301, calling 11, calls 17, cried 24, cries 1, cry 19, crying 2, dictated* 1, famous* 1, gave 4, given 1, gives 1, grasps 1, guests 4, invite 6, invited 14, live 1, made a proclamation 1, make a proclamation 1, men of renown 1, mentioned 3, name* 4, named 12, named* 62, offer it terms 1, proclaim 28, proclaimed 17, proclaiming 3, proclaims 2, read 35, reading 2, reads 1, screamed 2, screamed* 1, shouted 1, spoken 1, sues 1, summon 6, summoned 14, summoning 1, summons 2
NAS Verse Count
Genesis102
Exodus33
Leviticus9
Numbers15
Deuteronomy21
Joshua15
Judges26
Ruth5
1 Samuel31
2 Samuel28
1 Kings37
2 Kings29
1 Chronicles14
2 Chronicles14
Ezra2
Nehemiah8
Esther10
Job10
Psalms53
Proverbs17
Ecclesiastes1
Solomon1
Isaiah82
Jeremiah57
Lamentations7
Ezekiel9
Daniel5
Hosea9
Joel5
Amos6
Jonah8
Micah2
Habakkuk1
Zephaniah2
Haggai1
Zechariah9
Malachi1


Total685
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". .