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Lexicon :: Strong's H3738 - karah

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כָּרָה
Transliteration
karah
Pronunciation
kä·rä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1033,1034,103

Strong’s Definitions

כָּרָה kârâh, kaw-raw'; a primitive root; properly, to dig; figuratively, to plot; generally, to bore or open:—dig, × make (a banquet), open.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H3738 in the following manner: dig (12x), make (2x), pierce (1x), open (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H3738 in the following manner: dig (12x), make (2x), pierce (1x), open (1x).
  1. to dig, excavate, dig through

    1. (Qal) to dig

    2. (Niphal) to be dug

  2. (Qal) to give a banquet or feast

  3. (Qal) to get by trade, trade, buy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּרָה kârâh, kaw-raw'; a primitive root; properly, to dig; figuratively, to plot; generally, to bore or open:—dig, × make (a banquet), open.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3738 matches the Hebrew כָּרָה (karah),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:25 - So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the LORD and pitched his tent there. And there Isaac’s servants dug a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:5 - ‘My father made me swear, saying, “I am about to die: in my tomb that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.” Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:33 - “When a man opens a pit, or when a man digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:18 - the well that the princes made,
that the nobles of the people dug,
with the scepter and with their staffs.” And from the wilderness they went on to Mattanah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:23 - So he prepared for them a great feast, and when they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. And the Syrians did not come again on raids into the land of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:14 - They buried him in the tomb that he had cut for himself in the city of David. They laid him on a bier that had been filled with various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer’s art, and they made a very great fire in his honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:15 - He makes a pit, digging it out,
and falls into the hole that he has made.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:6 - In sacrifice and offering you have not delighted,
but you have given me an open ear.[fn]
Burnt offering and sin offering
you have not required.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:6 - They set a net for my steps;
my soul was bowed down.
They dug a pit in my way,
but they have fallen into it themselves. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:13 - to give him rest from days of trouble,
until a pit is dug for the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:85 - The insolent have dug pitfalls for me;
they do not live according to your law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:27 - A worthless man plots evil,
and his speech[fn] is like a scorching fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:27 - Whoever digs a pit will fall into it,
and a stone will come back on him who starts it rolling.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:20 - Should good be repaid with evil?
Yet they have dug a pit for my life.
Remember how I stood before you
to speak good for them,
to turn away your wrath from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:22 - May a cry be heard from their houses,
when you bring the plunderer suddenly upon them!
For they have dug a pit to take me
and laid snares for my feet.
 
 
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