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Lexicon :: Strong's H2233 - zera`

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zeh'·rah (Key)
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 - Then God said, “Let the earth sprout [fn]vegetation, [fn]plants yielding seed, H2233 and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after [fn]their kind [fn]with seed H2233 in them”; and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:12 - The earth brought forth [fn]vegetation, [fn]plants yielding seed H2233 after [fn]their kind, and trees bearing fruit [fn]with seed H2233 in them, after [fn]their kind; and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:29 - Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed H2233 that is on the [fn]surface of all the earth, and every tree [fn]which has fruit yielding seed; H2233 it shall be food for you;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed H2233 and her seed; H2233
He shall [fn]bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - Adam [fn]had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him [fn]Seth, for, she said, “God [fn]has appointed me another [fn]offspring H2233 in place of Abel, for Cain killed him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - also of the birds of the [fn]sky, [fn]by sevens, male and female, to keep [fn]offspring H2233 alive on the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:22 - “While the earth remains,
Seedtime H2233 and harvest,
And cold and heat,
And summer and winter,
And day and night
Shall not cease.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:9 - “Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your [fn]descendants H2233 after you;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - The LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your [fn]descendants H2233 I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the LORD who had appeared to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:15 - for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your [fn]descendants H2233 forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:16 - “I will make your [fn]descendants H2233 as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your [fn]descendants H2233 can also be numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - And Abram said, “[fn]Since You have given no [fn]offspring H2233 to me, [fn]one born in my house is my heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:5 - And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your [fn]descendants H2233 be.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - God said to Abram, “Know for certain that your [fn]descendants H2233 will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, [fn]where they will be enslaved and oppressed four hundred years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying,
“To your [fn]descendants H2233 I have given this land,
From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:10 - Moreover, the angel of the LORD said to her, “I will greatly multiply your [fn]descendants H2233 so that [fn]they will be too many to count.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:7 - “I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your [fn]descendants H2233 after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your [fn]descendants H2233 after you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:8 - “I will give to you and to your [fn]descendants H2233 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 - God said further to Abraham, “Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your [fn]descendants H2233 after you throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - “This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your [fn]descendants H2233 after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:12 - “And every male among you who is eight days old shall be circumcised throughout your generations, a servant who is born in the house or who is bought with money from any foreigner, who is not of your [fn]descendants. H2233
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - But God said, “No, but Sarah your wife will bear you a son, and you shall call his name [fn]Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his [fn]descendants H2233 after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:32 - “Come, let us make our father drink wine, and let us lie with him that we may preserve [fn]our family H2233 through our father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:34 - On the following 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 [fn]our family H2233 through our father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - But God said to Abraham, “[fn]Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac [fn]your descendants H2233 shall be named.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:13 - “And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your [fn]descendant.” H2233
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your [fn]seed H2233 as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your [fn]seed H2233 shall possess the gate of [fn]their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - “In your [fn]seed H2233 all the nations of the earth shall [fn]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 birth, and who spoke to me and who swore to me, saying, ‘To your [fn]descendants H2233 I will give this land,’ He will send His angel before you, and you will take a wife for my son from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - They blessed Rebekah and said to her,
“May you, our sister,
Become thousands of ten thousands,
And may your [fn]descendants H2233 possess
The gate of those who hate them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:3 - “Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your [fn]descendants H2233 I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:4 - “I will multiply your [fn]descendants H2233 as the stars of heaven, and will give your [fn]descendants H2233 all these lands; and by your [fn]descendants H2233 all the nations of the earth [fn]shall be blessed;
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, for I am with you.
I will bless you, and multiply your [fn]descendants, H2233
For the sake of My servant Abraham.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:4 - “May He also give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your [fn]descendants H2233 with you, that you may possess the land of your sojournings, which God gave to Abraham.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:13 - And behold, the LORD stood [fn]above it and said, “I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your [fn]descendants. H2233
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:14 - “Your [fn]descendants H2233 will also be like the dust of the earth, and you will [fn]spread out to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south; and in you and in your [fn]descendants H2233 shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:12 - “For You said, ‘I will surely [fn]prosper you and make your [fn]descendants H2233 as the sand of the sea, which is too great to be numbered.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:12 - “The land which I gave to Abraham and Isaac,
I will give it to you,
And I will give the land to your [fn]descendants H2233 after you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:8 - Then Judah said to Onan, “Go in to your brother’s wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law to her, and raise up [fn]offspring H2233 for your brother.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:9 - Onan knew that the [fn]offspring H2233 would not be his; so when he went in to his brother’s wife, he [fn]wasted his seed on the ground in order not to give [fn]offspring H2233 to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:6 - They took their livestock and their property, which they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and came to Egypt, Jacob and all his [fn]descendants H2233 with him:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:7 - his sons and his grandsons with him, his daughters and his granddaughters, and all his [fn]descendants H2233 he brought with him to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - “Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for [fn]food, and we and our land will be slaves to Pharaoh. So give us seed, H2233 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 today bought you and your land for Pharaoh; now, here is seed H2233 for you, and you may sow the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - [fn]At the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and [fn]four-fifths shall be your own for seed H2233 of the field and for your food and for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:4 - and He said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and numerous, and I will make you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your [fn]descendants H2233 after you for an everlasting possession.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:11 - Israel said to Joseph, “I never [fn]expected to see your face, and behold, God has let me see your [fn]children H2233 as well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know; he also will become a people and he also will be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his [fn]descendants H2233 shall become a [fn]multitude of nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:31 - The house of Israel named it [fn]manna, and it was like coriander seed, H2233 white, and its taste was like wafers with honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:43 - “They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they enter the tent of meeting, or when they approach the altar to minister in the holy place, so that they do not incur [fn]guilt and die. It shall be a statute forever to him and to his [fn]descendants H2233 after him.

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