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Lexicon :: Strong's H1624 - gārâ

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גָּרָה
Transliteration
gārâ
Pronunciation
gaw-raw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 378

Strong’s Definitions

גָּרָה gârâh, gaw-raw'; a primitive root; properly, to grate, i.e. (figuratively) to anger:—contend, meddle, stir up, strive.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H1624 in the following manner: stir up (6x), meddle (4x), contend (3x), strive (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H1624 in the following manner: stir up (6x), meddle (4x), contend (3x), strive (1x).
  1. to cause strife, stir up, contend, meddle, strive, be stirred up

    1. (Piel) to stir up strife, excite strife

    2. (Hithpael)

      1. to excite oneself against, engage in strife

      2. to excite oneself (against foe), wage war

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּרָה gârâh, gaw-raw'; a primitive root; properly, to grate, i.e. (figuratively) to anger:—contend, meddle, stir up, strive.
STRONGS H1624:
† [גָּרָה] verb only Pi. stir up strife, Hithp. engage in strife (compare Late Hebrew Pi. stir up, excite, against (בְּ) Hithp.; Aramaic Pa. גָּרֵא ycrfg; especially Assyrian garû, Qal attack, be at war with, garû, girû, enemy, etc. AsrbAnnals iv. 49, 50 (KBii. 190) also SASmithAssurbanipal i. ii. Glossary; Arabic جَرَى is run, especially of water, flow, etc.) —
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְגָרֶה Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 28:25; Proverbs 29:22, all with object מָדוֺן excite, stir up, strife. — On גֵּרָה Deuteronomy 14:8 see H1625 I. גֵּרָה.
Hithp. Perfect 2nd person feminine singular הִתְגָּרִיתְ Jeremiah 50:24; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִתְגָּרֶה Daniel 11:25, וְיִתְגָּרֶ֯ו Daniel 11:10; 2nd person masculine singular תִּתְגָּרֶה 2 Kings 14:19; 2 Chronicles 25:19; jussive with apocope תִּתְגָּר Deuteronomy 2:9, 19; 3rd person masculine plural יִתְגָּרוּ Proverbs 28:4; Daniel 11:10, compare Daniel 11:10 Kt., see above; 2nd person masculine plural תִּתְגָּרוּ Deuteronomy 2:5 (jussive); Imperative masculine singular הִתְגָּר Deuteronomy 2:24; —
1. excite oneself against (בְּ person), engage in strife with, literally Deuteronomy 2:5, 19; 2 Kings 14:19 2 Chronicles 25:19 (followed by בְּרָעָה; — רעה personified as challenged opponent); also + accusative of manner, מִלְחָמָה Deuteronomy 2:9, 24; figurative וְשֹׁמְרֵי תוֺרָה יִתְגָּרוּ בָם Proverbs 28:4 while they that keep the law are at strife with them, i.e. with those that forsake it.
2. absolute, excite oneself (against foe), wage war, only Daniel 11:יִתְגָּרוּ וְאָֽסְפוּ הֲמוֺן חֲיָלִים רַבִּים Proverbs 28:10 they shall wage war, etc.; וְיָשֹׁב וְיִתְגָּרֶ֯ו עַדמָֿעֻזֹּה Proverbs 28:10 and he shall return and war, even to his stronghold; Proverbs 28:25 followed by לַמִּלְחָמָה + בְּחַיִל גָּדוֺל (instrumental)
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

2:5; 2:5; 2:9; 2:9; 2:19; 2:19; 2:24; 2:24; 14:8

2 Kings

14:19; 14:19

2 Chronicles

25:19; 25:19

Proverbs

15:18; 28:4; 28:4; 28:10; 28:10; 28:25; 28:25; 29:22

Jeremiah

50:24

Daniel

11; 11:10; 11:10; 11:10; 11:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1624 matches the Hebrew גָּרָה (gārâ),
which occurs 15 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:5 - Meddle H1624 not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:9 - And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend H1624 with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:19 - And when thou comest nigh over against the children of Ammon, distress them not, nor meddle H1624 with them: for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon any possession; because I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:24 - Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend H1624 with him in battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:10 - Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart hath lifted thee up: glory of this, and tarry at home: for why shouldest thou meddle H1624 to thy hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:19 - Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle H1624 to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A wrathful man stirreth up H1624 strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:4 - They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend H1624 with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - He that is of a proud heart stirreth up H1624 strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry man stirreth up H1624 strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:24 - I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven H1624 against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:10 - But his sons shall be stirred up, H1624 and shall assemble a multitude of great forces: and one shall certainly come, and overflow, and pass through: then shall he return, and be stirred up, H1624 even to his fortress.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:25 - And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up H1624 to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.

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