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Lexicon :: Strong's H2224 - zāraḥ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 580

Strong’s Definitions

זָרַח zârach, zaw-rakh'; a primitive root; properly, to irradiate (or shoot forth beams), i.e. to rise (as the sun); specifically, to appear (as a symptom of leprosy):—arise, rise (up), as soon as it is up.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H2224 in the following manner: arise (8x), rise (6x), rise up (2x), shine (1x), up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H2224 in the following manner: arise (8x), rise (6x), rise up (2x), shine (1x), up (1x).
  1. to rise, come forth, break out, arise, rise up, shine

    1. (Qal)

      1. to rise

      2. to come out, appear

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָרַח zârach, zaw-rakh'; a primitive root; properly, to irradiate (or shoot forth beams), i.e. to rise (as the sun); specifically, to appear (as a symptom of leprosy):—arise, rise (up), as soon as it is up.
STRONGS H2224: Abbreviations
זָרַח verb rise, come forth (Late Hebrew id., Assyrian zarâḫu DlPr 180; Sabean דֿרח lofty, majestic (of king) and in compound proper name DHMZMG 1875, 605; 1883, 327 MordtZMG 1876, 37) —
Qal Perfect ז׳ Deuteronomy 33:2; Psalm 112:4; זָרָ֑ח Isaiah 60:1; וְזָרַח consecutive Isaiah 58:10; Ecclesiastes 1:5; 3rd person feminine singular זָֽֽֽרְחָה Exodus 22:2 + 3 times; וְזָרְָֽחָה consecutive Malachi 3:20; Imperfect יִזְרַח 2 Samuel 23:4; Isaiah 60:2; יִזְרָ֑ח Job 9:7; וַיִּזְרַח Genesis 32:32; 3rd person feminine singular תִּזְרח Psalm 104:22; Infinitive construct זְרֹחַ Judges 9:33; Joel 4:8 [Joel 3:8]; Participle זוֺרֵחַ Ecclesiastes 1:5; —
1. rise:
a. (of sun) Judges 9:33; Nahum 3:7; 2 Samuel 23:4; Jonah 4:8; Job 9:7; Psalm 104:22; Ecclesiastes 1:5 (twice in verse); followed by על Exodus 22:2 (JE), 2 Kings 3:22; followed by לְ Genesis 32:32 (J).
b. figurative, followed by לְ, שֶׁמֶשׁ צְדָקָה Malachi 3:20; of י׳, וְזָרַח מִשֵּׂעִיר לָמוֺ Deuteronomy 33:2; followed by על, Isaiah 60:2 (|| כבודו יראה); כבוד י׳ Isaiah 60:1; subject אוֺד, figurative (= happiness, blessedness) Isaiah 58:10; Psalm 112:4 (followed by לְ).
2. come out, appear, of appearance of leprosy (הַצָּרַ֫עַת) 2 Chronicles 26:19.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:32; 32:32


22:2; 22:2


33:2; 33:2


9:33; 9:33

2 Samuel

23:4; 23:4

2 Kings


2 Chronicles



9:7; 9:7


104:22; 104:22; 112:4; 112:4


1:5; 1:5; 1:5


58:10; 58:10; 60:1; 60:1; 60:2; 60:2







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2224 matches the Hebrew זָרַח (zāraḥ),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:31 - Now the sun rose H2224 upon him just as he crossed over Penuel, and he was limping on his hip.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:3 - “If the sun has risen H2224 on him, there will be guilt for bloodshed on his account—A thief shall certainly make restitution; if he owns nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:2 - He said,
“The LORD came from Sinai,
And [fn]dawned H2224 on them from Seir;
He shone from Mount Paran,
And He came from the midst of myriads of [fn]holy ones;
At His right hand there was [fn]flashing lightning for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:33 - “Then in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early and attack the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them [fn]whatever you can.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:4 - Is like the light of the morning when the sun rises H2224,
A morning without clouds,
When the fresh grass springs out of the earth
From sunshine after rain.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:22 - Then they got up early in the morning, and the sun shone H2224 on the water, and the Moabites saw the water opposite them as red as blood.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:19 - But Uzziah, with a censer in his hand for burning incense, was enraged; and while he was enraged with the priests, leprosy broke H2224 out H2224 on his forehead in the presence of the priests in the house of the LORD, beside the altar of incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:7 - Who commands the sun [fn]not to shine H2224,
And puts a seal on the stars;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:22 - When the sun rises H2224 they withdraw,
And they lie down in their dens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:4 - Light shines H2224 in the darkness for the upright;
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:5 - Also, the sun rises H2224 and the sun sets;
And [fn]hurrying to its place it rises H2224 there again.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - And if you offer yourself to the hungry
And satisfy the [fn]need of the afflicted,
Then your light will rise H2224 in darkness,
And your gloom will become like midday.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:1 - “Arise, shine; for your light has come,
And the glory of the LORD has risen H2224 upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:2 - “For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the LORD will rise H2224 upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And when the sun came H2224 up God designated a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s head so that he became faint, and he begged with all his soul to die, saying, “Death is better to me than life!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:17 - Your courtiers are like the migratory locust.
Your officials are like a swarm of locusts
Settling in the stone shelters on a cold day.
The sun rises H2224 and they flee,
And the place where they are is not known.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:2 - “But for you who [fn]fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise H2224 with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and frolic like calves from the stall.
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