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Lexicon :: Strong's H2030 - hārê

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 515a

Strong’s Definitions

הָרֶה hâreh, haw-reh'; or הָרִי hârîy; (Hosea 14:1), from H2029; pregnant:—(be, woman) with child, conceive, × great.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H2030 in the following manner: ... with child (13x), conceive (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H2030 in the following manner: ... with child (13x), conceive (3x).
  1. pregnant

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָרֶה hâreh, haw-reh'; or הָרִי hârîy; (Hosea 14:1), from H2029; pregnant:—(be, woman) with child, conceive, × great.
STRONGS H2030: Abbreviations
† II. הָרָה adjective feminine pregnant — absolute ה׳ Genesis 16:11 + 10 times; construct הֲרַת Jeremiah 20:17; plural construct הָרוֺת Amos 1:13; suffix הָרוֺתֶיהָ 2 Kings 15:16; הָרֹתֵיהֶם 2 Kings 8:12; — pregnant, as attributive, אִשָּׁה ה׳ Exodus 21:22; as predicate Genesis 38:24 (לִזְנוּנִים), Genesis 38:25 (לְאִישׁ), 1 Samuel 4:19; 2 Samuel 11:5; Isaiah 7:14 (+ וְיֹלֶדֶת); in phrase הִנָּךְ הָרָה וְיֹלַדְתְּ Genesis 16:11 (on resemblance to Isaiah 7:14 compare PetersHebraica. Apr. 1885, 243; Apr. 1886, 175), Judges 13:5, 7; = substantive pregnant women, women with child Amos 1:13; 2 Kings 8:12; 2 Kings 15:16; Jeremiah 31:8, and, in simile, Isaiah 26:17; once of womb וְרַחְמָהּ הֲרַת עוֺלָם Jeremiah 20:17.

† [הָרִיָּה] adjective feminine pregnant, only plural as substantive וְהָרִיּוֺתָיו Hosea 14:1 (compare Assyrian êriiâtê JägerBAS i. 473).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:11; 16:11; 38:24; 38:25




13:5; 13:7

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


2 Kings

8:12; 8:12; 15:16; 15:16


7:14; 7:14; 26:17


20:17; 20:17; 31:8




1:13; 1:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2030 matches the Hebrew הָרֶה (hārê),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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 38:24 - About three months later Judah was told, “Tamar your daughter-in-law has been immoral.[fn] Moreover, she is pregnant by immorality.”[fn] And Judah said, “Bring her out, and let her be burned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:25 - As she was being brought out, she sent word to her father-in-law, “By the man to whom these belong, I am pregnant.” And she said, “Please identify whose these are, the signet and the cord and the staff.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - “When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman’s husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:5 - for behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - but he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. So then drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:19 - Now his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant, about to give birth. And when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed and gave birth, for her pains came upon her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:5 - And the woman conceived, and she sent and told David, “I am pregnant.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:12 - And Hazael said, “Why does my lord weep?” He answered, “Because I know the evil that you will do to the people of Israel. You will set on fire their fortresses, and you will kill their young men with the sword and dash in pieces their little ones and rip open their pregnant women.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:16 - At that time Menahem sacked Tiphsah and all who were in it and its territory from Tirzah on, because they did not open it to him. Therefore he sacked it, and he ripped open all the women in it who were pregnant.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:14 - Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:17 - Like a pregnant woman
who writhes and cries out in her pangs
when she is near to giving birth,
so were we because of you, O LORD;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:17 - because he did not kill me in the womb;
so my mother would have been my grave,
and her womb forever great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:8 - Behold, I will bring them from the north country
and gather them from the farthest parts of the earth,
among them the blind and the lame,
the pregnant woman and she who is in labor, together;
a great company, they shall return here.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:16 - [fn] Samaria shall bear her guilt,
because she has rebelled against her God;
they shall fall by the sword;
their little ones shall be dashed in pieces,
and their pregnant women ripped open.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:13 - Thus says the LORD:
“For three transgressions of the Ammonites,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,
because they have ripped open pregnant women in Gilead,
that they might enlarge their border.
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