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Lexicon :: Strong's H7121 - qara'

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קָרָא
Transliteration
qara'
Pronunciation
kä·rä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [rather identical with קָרָא (H7122) through the idea of accosting a person met]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2063

Strong’s Definitions

קָרָא qârâʼ, kaw-raw'; a primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications):—bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 735x

The KJV translates Strong's H7121 in the following manner: call (528x), cried (98x), read (38x), proclaim (36x), named (7x), guests (4x), invited (3x), gave (3x), renowned (3x), bidden (2x), preach (2x), miscellaneous (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 735x
The KJV translates Strong's H7121 in the following manner: call (528x), cried (98x), read (38x), proclaim (36x), named (7x), guests (4x), invited (3x), gave (3x), renowned (3x), bidden (2x), preach (2x), miscellaneous (11x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָרָא qârâʼ, kaw-raw'; a primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications):—bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7121 matches the Hebrew קָרָא (qara'),
which occurs 739 times in 685 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 14 (Gen 1:5–Gen 26:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:5 - God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:8 - And God called the expanse Heaven.[fn] And there was evening and there was morning, the second day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:10 - God called the dry land Earth,[fn] and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed[fn] every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam[fn] there was not found a helper fit for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - Then the man said,
“This at last is bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
because she was taken out of Man.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:9 - But the LORD God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 - Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. When he built a city, he called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.
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 4:26 - To Seth also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time people began to call upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:2 - Male and female he created them, and he blessed them and named them Man[fn] when they were created.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - When Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:29 - and called his name Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the LORD has cursed, this one shall bring us relief[fn] from our work and from the painful toil of our hands.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:9 - Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused[fn] the language of all the earth. And from there the LORD dispersed them over the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:8 - From there he moved to the hill country on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. And there he built an altar to the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - So Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:4 - to the place where he had made an altar at the first. And there Abram called upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - And the angel of the LORD said to her,
“Behold, you are pregnant
and shall bear a son.
You shall call his name Ishmael,[fn]
because the LORD has listened to your affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,”[fn] for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:14 - Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi;[fn] it lies between Kadesh and Bered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:15 - And Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - No longer shall your name be called Abram,[fn] but your name shall be Abraham,[fn] for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 - And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah[fn] shall be her name.
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 19:5 - And they called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - Escape there quickly, for I can do nothing till you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:37 - The firstborn bore a son and called his name Moab.[fn] He is the father of the Moabites to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:38 - The younger also bore a son and called his name Ben-ammi.[fn] He is the father of the Ammonites to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:8 - So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:3 - Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac.[fn]
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 21:17 - And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:31 - Therefore that place was called Beersheba,[fn] because there both of them swore an oath.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:11 - But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:14 - So Abraham called the name of that place, “The LORD will provide”;[fn] as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the LORD it shall be provided.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:15 - And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:57 - They said, “Let us call the young woman and ask her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:58 - And they called Rebekah and said to her, “Will you go with this man?” She said, “I will go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:25 - The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau’s heel, so his name was called Jacob.[fn] Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - And Esau said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stew, for I am exhausted!” (Therefore his name was called Edom.[fn])
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:9 - So Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, she is your wife. How then could you say, ‘She is my sister’?” Isaac said to him, “Because I thought, ‘Lest I die because of her.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac dug again the wells of water that had been dug in the days of Abraham his father, which the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham. And he gave them the names that his father had given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:20 - the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, “The water is ours.” So he called the name of the well Esek,[fn] because they contended with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:21 - Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over that also, so he called its name Sitnah.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth,[fn] saying, “For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.”
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.

 
 
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