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Lexicon :: Strong's H2233 - zera`

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זֶרַע
Transliteration
zera`
Pronunciation
zeh'·rah (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 582a

Strong’s Definitions

זֶרַע zeraʻ, zeh'-rah; from H2232; seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity:—× carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing-time.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 229x

The KJV translates Strong's H2233 in the following manner: seed (221x), child (2x), carnally (with H7902) (2x), carnally (1x), fruitful (1x), seedtime (1x), sowing time (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 229x
The KJV translates Strong's H2233 in the following manner: seed (221x), child (2x), carnally (with H7902) (2x), carnally (1x), fruitful (1x), seedtime (1x), sowing time (1x).
  1. seed, sowing, offspring

    1. a sowing

    2. seed

    3. semen virile

    4. offspring, descendants, posterity, children

    5. of moral quality

      1. a practitioner of righteousness (fig.)

    6. sowing time (by meton)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זֶרַע zeraʻ, zeh'-rah; from H2232; seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity:—× carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing-time.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2233 matches the Hebrew זֶרַע (zera`),
which occurs 229 times in 204 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 1:11–Exo 28:43)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:11 - And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants[fn] yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:12 - The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:29 - And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring[fn] and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and called his name Seth, for she said, “God has appointed[fn] for me another offspring instead of Abel, for Cain killed him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - and seven pairs[fn] of the birds of the heavens also, male and female, to keep their offspring alive on the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:22 - While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:9 - “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your offspring after you,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the LORD, who had appeared to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:15 - for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:16 - I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if one can count the dust of the earth, your offspring also can be counted.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - And Abram said, “Behold, you have given me no offspring, and a member of my household will be my heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:5 - And he brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - Then the LORD said to Abram, “Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give[fn] this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:10 - The angel of the LORD also said to her, “I will surely multiply your offspring so that they cannot be numbered for multitude.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:7 - And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:8 - And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:12 - He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised. Every male throughout your generations, whether born in your house or bought with your money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - God said, “No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac.[fn] I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his offspring after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:32 - Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:34 - The next day, the firstborn said to the younger, “Behold, I lay last night with my father. Let us make him drink wine tonight also. Then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - But God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:13 - And I will make a nation of the son of the slave woman also, because he is your offspring.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his[fn] enemies,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - and in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:7 - The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and from the land of my kindred, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, and you shall take a wife for my son from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - And they blessed Rebekah and said to her,
“Our sister, may you become
thousands of ten thousands,
and may your offspring possess
the gate of those who hate him!”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:3 - Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you and will bless you, for to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:4 - I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands. And in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:24 - And the LORD appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham’s sake.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:4 - May he give the blessing of Abraham to you and to your offspring with you, that you may take possession of the land of your sojournings that God gave to Abraham!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:13 - And behold, the LORD stood above it[fn] and said, “I am the LORD, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac. The land on which you lie I will give to you and to your offspring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:14 - Your offspring shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south, and in you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:12 - But you said, ‘I will surely do you good, and make your offspring as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:12 - The land that I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you, and I will give the land to your offspring after you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:8 - Then Judah said to Onan, “Go in to your brother’s wife and perform the duty of a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:9 - But Onan knew that the offspring would not be his. So whenever he went in to his brother’s wife he would waste the semen on the ground, so as not to give offspring to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:6 - They also took their livestock and their goods, which they had gained in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob and all his offspring with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:7 - his sons, and his sons’ sons with him, his daughters, and his sons’ daughters. All his offspring he brought with him into Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for food, and we with our land will be servants to Pharaoh. And give us seed that we may live and not die, and that the land may not be desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:23 - Then Joseph said to the people, “Behold, I have this day bought you and your land for Pharaoh. Now here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - And at the harvests you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and as food for yourselves and your households, and as food for your little ones.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:4 - and said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you for an everlasting possession.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:11 - And Israel said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face; and behold, God has let me see your offspring also.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. Nevertheless, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his offspring shall become a multitude[fn] of nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:31 - Now the house of Israel called its name manna. It was like coriander seed, white, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:43 - and they shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they go into the tent of meeting or when they come near the altar to minister in the Holy Place, lest they bear guilt and die. This shall be a statute forever for him and for his offspring after him.

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