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Lexicon :: Strong's H3372 - yare'

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yä·ra' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 907,908

Strong’s Definitions

יָרֵא yârêʼ, yaw-ray'; a primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten:—affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), × see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 314x

The KJV translates Strong's H3372 in the following manner: fear (188x), afraid (78x), terrible (23x), terrible thing (6x), dreadful (5x), reverence (3x), fearful (2x), terrible acts (1x), miscellaneous (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 314x
The KJV translates Strong's H3372 in the following manner: fear (188x), afraid (78x), terrible (23x), terrible thing (6x), dreadful (5x), reverence (3x), fearful (2x), terrible acts (1x), miscellaneous (8x).
  1. to fear, revere, be afraid

    1. (Qal)

      1. to fear, be afraid

      2. to stand in awe of, be awed

      3. to fear, reverence, honour, respect

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be fearful, be dreadful, be feared

      2. to cause astonishment and awe, be held in awe

      3. to inspire reverence or godly fear or awe

    3. (Piel) to make afraid, terrify

  2. (TWOT) to shoot, pour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָרֵא yârêʼ, yaw-ray'; a primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten:—affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), × see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3372 matches the Hebrew יָרֵא (yare'),
which occurs 401 times in 373 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 8 (Gen 3:10–Deu 2:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - He said, “I heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid H3372 because I was naked; so I hid myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying,
“Do not fear, H3372 Abram,
I am a shield to you;
[fn]Your reward shall be very great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:15 - Sarah denied it however, saying, “I did not laugh”; for she was afraid. H3372 And He said, “No, but you did laugh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:30 - Lot went up from Zoar, and [fn]stayed in the [fn]mountains, and his two daughters with him; for he was afraid H3372 to [fn]stay in Zoar; and he [fn]stayed in a cave, he and his two daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:8 - So Abimelech arose early in the morning and called all his servants and told all these things in their hearing; and the men were greatly frightened. H3372
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:17 - God heard the lad crying; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter with you, Hagar? Do not fear, H3372 for God has heard the voice of the lad where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you [fn]fear H3372 God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:7 - When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he was afraid H3372 to say, “my wife,” thinking,[fn]the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:24 - The LORD appeared to him the same night and said,
“I am the God of your father Abraham;
Do not fear, H3372 for I am with you.
I will bless you, and multiply your [fn]descendants,
For the sake of My servant Abraham.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:17 - He was afraid H3372 and said, “How awesome H3372 is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:31 - Then Jacob replied to Laban, “Because I was afraid, H3372 for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:7 - Then Jacob was greatly afraid H3372 and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - “Deliver me, I pray, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear H3372 him, that he will come and [fn]attack me and the mothers with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:17 - When she was in severe labor the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, H3372 for now you have another son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:18 - Now Joseph said to them on the third day, “Do this and live, for I fear H3372 God:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:35 - Now it came about as they were emptying their sacks, that behold, every man’s bundle of money was in his sack; and when they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were dismayed. H3372
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - Now the men were afraid, H3372 because they were brought to Joseph’s house; and they said, “It is because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time that we are being brought in, that he may [fn]seek occasion against us and fall upon us, and take us for slaves with our donkeys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:23 - He said, “[fn]Be at ease, do not be afraid. H3372 Your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks; [fn]I had your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid H3372 to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:19 - But Joseph said to them, “Do not be afraid, H3372 for am I in God’s place?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So therefore, do not be afraid; H3372 I will provide for you and your little ones.” So he comforted them and spoke [fn]kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives [fn]feared H3372 God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had [fn]commanded them, but let the boys live.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:21 - Because the midwives [fn]feared H3372 God, He [fn]established [fn]households for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:14 - But he said, “Who made you a [fn]prince or a judge over us? Are you [fn]intending to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid H3372 and said, “Surely the matter has become known.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:6 - He said also, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Then Moses hid his face, for he was afraid H3372 to look at God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:20 - The one among the servants of Pharaoh who [fn]feared H3372 the word of the LORD made his servants and his livestock flee into the houses;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:30 - “But as for you and your servants, I know that you do not yet [fn]fear H3372 [fn]the LORD God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:10 - As Pharaoh drew near, the sons of Israel [fn]looked, and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them, and they became H3372 very frightened; H3372 so the sons of Israel cried out to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:13 - But Moses said to the people, “Do not fear! H3372 [fn]Stand by and see the salvation of the LORD which He will accomplish for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see them again forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:31 - When Israel saw the great [fn]power which the LORD had [fn]used against the Egyptians, the people [fn]feared H3372 the LORD, and they believed in the LORD and in His servant Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:11 - “Who is like You among the gods, O LORD?
Who is like You, majestic in holiness,
Awesome H3372 in praises, working wonders?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - “Furthermore, you shall [fn]select out of all the people able men who fear H3372 God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, [fn]of hundreds, [fn]of fifties and [fn]of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid; H3372 for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may [fn]remain with you, so that you may not sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:10 - Then [fn]God said, “Behold, I am going to make a covenant. Before all your people I will perform miracles which have not been [fn]produced in all the earth nor among any of the nations; and all the people [fn]among whom you live will see the working of the LORD, for it is a fearful H3372 thing H3372 that I am going to perform with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:30 - So when Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone, and they were afraid H3372 to come near him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:3 - ‘Every one of you shall reverence H3372 his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:14 - ‘You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere H3372 your God; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:30 - ‘You shall keep My sabbaths and revere H3372 My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:32 - ‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the [fn]aged, and you shall revere H3372 your God; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:17 - ‘So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall [fn]fear H3372 your God; for I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:36 - ‘Do not take [fn]usurious interest from him, but revere H3372 your God, that your [fn]countryman may live with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:43 - ‘You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere H3372 your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:2 - ‘You shall keep My sabbaths and reverence H3372 My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:8 - With him I speak mouth to mouth,
Even openly, and not in dark sayings,
And he beholds the form of the LORD.
Why then were you not afraid H3372
To speak against My servant, against Moses?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:9 - “Only do not rebel against the LORD; and do not fear H3372 the people of the land, for they will be our [fn]prey. Their [fn]protection has been removed from them, and the LORD is with us; do not fear H3372 them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:34 - But the LORD said to Moses, “Do not fear H3372 him, for I have given him into your hand, and all his people and his land; and you shall do to him as you did to Sihon, king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:19 - “Then we set out from Horeb, and went through all that great and terrible H3372 wilderness which you saw on the way to the hill country of the Amorites, just as the LORD our God had commanded us; and we came to Kadesh-barnea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:21 - ‘See, the LORD your God has placed the land before you; go up, take possession, as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has spoken to you. Do not fear H3372 or be dismayed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:29 - “Then I said to you, ‘Do not be shocked, nor fear H3372 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:4 - and command the people, saying, “You will pass through the territory of your brothers the sons of Esau who live in Seir; and they will be afraid H3372 of you. So be very careful;

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