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Lexicon :: Strong's H2232 - zāraʿ

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זָרַע
Transliteration
zāraʿ
Pronunciation
zaw-rah'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 582

Strong’s Definitions

זָרַע zâraʻ, zaw-rah'; a primitive root; to sow; figuratively, to disseminate, plant, fructify:—bear, conceive seed, set with sow(-er), yield.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 56x

The KJV translates Strong's H2232 in the following manner: sow (47x), yielding (3x), sower (2x), bearing (1x), conceive (1x), seed (1x), set (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 56x
The KJV translates Strong's H2232 in the following manner: sow (47x), yielding (3x), sower (2x), bearing (1x), conceive (1x), seed (1x), set (1x).
  1. to sow, scatter seed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to sow

      2. producing, yielding seed

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be sown

      2. to become pregnant, be made pregnant

    3. (Pual) to be sown

    4. (Hiphil) to produce seed, yield seed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָרַע zâraʻ, zaw-rah'; a primitive root; to sow; figuratively, to disseminate, plant, fructify:—bear, conceive seed, set with sow(-er), yield.
STRONGS H2232:
† I. זָרַע verb sow, scatter seed (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian zirû TPPrism vi. 15; Arabic زَرَعَ; Aramaic IfRz, H2234 זְרַע; Ethiopic ዘርአ፡ ዘርዐ፡ but in Sabean דֿרא DHMZMG 1883, 15 and in proper name, Id. in MV10, pp. 242, 983) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular זָרַע Judges 6:3; 1st person singular וְזָרַעְתִּ֫י Jeremiah 31:27; suffix וּזְרַעְתִּיהָ consecutive Hosea 2:25 [Hosea 2:23]; 3rd person plural זָֽרְעוּ Jeremiah 12:13; 2nd person masculine plural זְרַעַתֶּם Haggai 1:6; וּזְרַעְתֶּם consecutive Genesis 47:23 + 2 times; Imperfect יִזְרָ֑ע Ecclesiastes 11:4; וַיִּזְרַע Genesis 26:12; suffix וַיִּזְרָעֶהָ Judges 9:45; 1st person singular אֶזְדְעָה Judg 31:8; suffix וְאֶזְרָעֵם Zechariah 10:9, etc.; Imperative masculine singular זְרַע Ecclesiastes 11:6; masculine plural זִרְעוּ Hosea 10:12 + 2 times; Infinitive לִזְרֹעַ Isaiah 28:24; Participle active זֹרֵעַ Isaiah 55:10 + 3 times; זזֹרֵעַ Proverbs 22:8; Jeremiah 50:16, etc.; Passive participle זָרֻעַ Psalm 97:11 (but on text see below); feminine זְרוּעָה Jeremiah 2:2; —
1. literally sow:
a. absolute sow (seed), do one's sowing Judges 6:3; Genesis 26:12 (J), Isaiah 28:24 (after ploughing חרשׁ); זִרְעוּ וקצרו ונטעו כרמים Isaiah 37:30 = 2 Kings 19:29; || קצר also Micah 6:15; Leviticus 25:11 (H), Ecclesiastes 11:4; || אסף Leviticus 25:20 (H); opposed to אכל Job 31:8; זֹרְעֵי עלכֿלמֿים Isaiah 32:20 (on construct compare Ges§ 130, 1); with אתהֿשּׁנה הַשׁמינִת Leviticus 25:22; followed by הַרְבֵּה Haggai 1:6 (opposed to הָבֵא מְעָ֑ט).
b. with accusative of land אדמה Exodus 23:10 (J E; || אסף), Genesis 47:23 (J); field (שׂדה) Leviticus 25:3 (|| אסף), compare Leviticus 25:4; Psalm 107:37; as passive participle אֶרֶץ לֹא זְרוּעָה Jeremiah 2:2 (|| מִדְבָּר).
c. with accusative of seed אֶתזַֿרְעֲךָ ז׳ Deuteronomy 11:10, compare Deuteronomy 22:9; Jeremiah 35:7; Leviticus 26:16 (H) Ecclesiastes 11:6; followed by חִטִּים Jeremiah 12:13 (|| קצר); compare also בִּכּוּרֵי מַעֲשֶׂיךָ אשׁר תזרע בַּשָּׂדֶה Exodus 23:16 (JE).
d. followed by 2 accusative לֹא תזרע כַּרְמְךָ כִּלְאַ֑יִם Deuteronomy 22:9; compare שָׂדְךָ לֹא תִזְרַע כִּלְאַיִם Leviticus 19:19 (H); זַרְעֲךָ אשׁרתֿזדע אתהֿאדמה Isaiah 30:23; also of destroyed city וַיִּזְרָעֶהָ מֶ֑לַח Judges 9:45.
e. participle active as substantive זוֺרֵעַ Jeremiah 50:16 (|| תֹּפֵשׂ מַגָּל בְּעֵת קָציר); לַֹזּרֵעַ Isaiah 55:10 (|| לָאֹכֵל).
2. of shrub and tree producing, yielding seed, with accusative of congnate meaning with verb Genesis 1:29 (twice in verse) (P), compare Hiph. 3. figurative:
a. of Yahweh's sowing (planting) Israel in the land וזרעתיה לי בָארץ Hosea 2:25 (We וזרעתיהו, object being Jezreel); on the other hand וְאֶזְרָעֵם בָּעַמִּים Zechariah 10:9.
b. with 2 accusative, of Yahweh's fructifying Israel and Judah יהודה זֶרַע אדם וזרע וזרעתי אתבֿית ישׂראל ואתבֿ׳ בהמה Jeremiah 31:27.
c. of moral action, זִרְעוּ לָכֶם לִצְדָקָה Hosea 10:12 (|| קצר); צדקה ז׳ Proverbs 11:18; אַלתִּֿזְרְעוּ אֶלקֹֿצִים Jeremiah 4:3 sow not in among thorns (said of a few righteous deeds amid much wickedness); especially of evil-doing רוּחַ יזרעו וְסוּפָתָה יִקְצֹ֑רוּ Hosea 8:7; זֹרְעֵי עָמָל Job 4:8 (|| קצר); זוֺרֵעַ עַוְלָה יקצוראָֿוֶן Proverbs 22:8.
d. of Israel's practising idolatry זְמֹרַת זָר תִּזְרָעֶ֑נּוּ Isaiah 17:10 (2 accusative)
e. הזרעים בדמעה בְּרִנָּה יִקְצֹ֑רוּ Psalm 126:5 metaphor of distress followed by joy.
f. אוֺר זָרֻעַ לַצַּדִּיק Psalm 97:11 read probably זָרַח, Vrss Ol Hu Bae Che and others.
Niph. be sown, fructified, Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְנִזְרְעָה consecutive Numbers 5:28; 2nd person masculine plural וְנִזְרַעְתֶּם consecutive Ezekiel 36:9; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִזָּרַע Nahum 1:14; יִזָּרֵ֑עַ Deuteronomy 21:4; Leviticus 11:37; 3rd person feminine singular תִּזָּרַע Deuteronomy 29:22; —
1. be sown:
a. subject אֶרֶץ, ולא תַּצְמִחַ לֹא תִזּ׳ Deuteronomy 29:22, compare (of נַחַל אֵיתָן) לא יֵעָבֵּד בּוֺ ולא יִזּ׳ Deuteronomy 21:4; in address to הָרֵי ישׂראל, וְנֶעֱבַּדְתֶּם וְנִזְרַעְתֶּם Ezekiel 36:9.
b. subject זֶרַע, זֶרַע זֵרוּעַ אשׁר יִזָּרֵעַ Leviticus 11:37 (P); figurative מִשִּׁמְךָ עוֺד לֹא יִזּ׳ Nahum 1:14 no more of thy name be sown, in judgment against Nineveh.
2. be fructified, made pregnant וְנִזְרְעָה זָרַ֑ע Numbers 5:28 (P; of woman).
Pu. Perfect 3rd person plural זֹרָ֑עוּ Isaiah 40:24 of princes and judges under figure of trees (|| נִטָּ֑עוּ, שֹׁרֵשׁ בָּאָרֶץ גִּזְעָם).
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תַּזְרִיעַ Leviticus 12:2; Participle מַזְרִיעַ Genesis 1:11, 12; —
1. produce seed, of herb, with accusative of congnate meaning with verb Genesis 1:11, 12; apparently denominative from זֶרַע; compare Qal 2.
2. of a woman, = bear a child זָכָר וְיָֽלְדָה תַּזְרִיע Leviticus 12:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:11; 1:11; 1:12; 1:12; 1:29; 26:12; 26:12; 47:23; 47:23

Exodus

23:10; 23:16

Leviticus

11:37; 11:37; 12:2; 12:2; 19:19; 25:3; 25:4; 25:11; 25:20; 25:22; 26:16

Numbers

5:28; 5:28

Deuteronomy

11:10; 21:4; 21:4; 22:9; 22:9; 29:22; 29:22

Judges

6:3; 6:3; 9:45; 9:45

2 Kings

19:29

Job

4:8; 31:8

Psalms

97:11; 97:11; 107:37; 126:5

Proverbs

11:18; 22:8; 22:8

Ecclesiastes

11:4; 11:4; 11:6; 11:6

Isaiah

17:10; 28:24; 28:24; 30:23; 32:20; 37:30; 40:24; 55:10; 55:10

Jeremiah

2:2; 2:2; 4:3; 12:13; 12:13; 31:27; 31:27; 35:7; 50:16; 50:16

Ezekiel

36:9; 36:9

Hosea

2:23; 8:7; 10:12; 10:12

Micah

6:15

Nahum

1:14; 1:14

Haggai

1:6; 1:6

Zechariah

10:9; 10:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2232 matches the Hebrew זָרַע (zāraʿ),
which occurs 56 times in 54 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 1:11–Hos 10:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:11 - And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants[fn] yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:12 - The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:29 - And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:12 - And Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. The LORD blessed him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:23 - Then Joseph said to the people, “Behold, I have this day bought you and your land for Pharaoh. Now here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:10 - “For six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:16 - You shall keep the Feast of Harvest, of the firstfruits of your labor, of what you sow in the field. You shall keep the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in from the field the fruit of your labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:37 - And if any part of their carcass falls upon any seed grain that is to be sown, it is clean,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:2 - “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, If a woman conceives and bears a male child, then she shall be unclean seven days. As at the time of her menstruation, she shall be unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:19 - “You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind. You shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor shall you wear a garment of cloth made of two kinds of material.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:3 - For six years you shall sow your field, and for six years you shall prune your vineyard and gather in its fruits,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:4 - but in the seventh year there shall be a Sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a Sabbath to the LORD. You shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:11 - That fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you; in it you shall neither sow nor reap what grows of itself nor gather the grapes from the undressed vines.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:20 - And if you say, ‘What shall we eat in the seventh year, if we may not sow or gather in our crop?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:22 - When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating some of the old crop; you shall eat the old until the ninth year, when its crop arrives.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:16 - then I will do this to you: I will visit you with panic, with wasting disease and fever that consume the eyes and make the heart ache. And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:28 - But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, then she shall be free and shall conceive children.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:10 - For the land that you are entering to take possession of it is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated it,[fn] like a garden of vegetables.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:4 - And the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running water, which is neither plowed nor sown, and shall break the heifer’s neck there in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:9 - “You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole yield be forfeited,[fn] the crop that you have sown and the yield of the vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - the whole land burned out with brimstone and salt, nothing sown and nothing growing, where no plant can sprout, an overthrow like that of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger and wrath—
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:3 - For whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites and the Amalekites and the people of the East would come up against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:45 - And Abimelech fought against the city all that day. He captured the city and killed the people who were in it, and he razed the city and sowed it with salt.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:29 - “And this shall be the sign for you: this year eat what grows of itself, and in the second year what springs of the same. Then in the third year sow and reap and plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:8 - As I have seen, those who plow iniquity
and sow trouble reap the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:8 - then let me sow, and another eat,
and let what grows for me[fn] be rooted out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:11 - Light is sown[fn] for the righteous,
and joy for the upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:37 - they sow fields and plant vineyards
and get a fruitful yield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 126:5 - Those who sow in tears
shall reap with shouts of joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:18 - The wicked earns deceptive wages,
but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:8 - Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity,
and the rod of his fury will fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 11:4 - He who observes the wind will not sow,
and he who regards the clouds will not reap.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 11:6 - In the morning sow your seed, and at evening withhold not your hand, for you do not know which will prosper, this or that, or whether both alike will be good.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:10 - For you have forgotten the God of your salvation
and have not remembered the Rock of your refuge;
therefore, though you plant pleasant plants
and sow the vine-branch of a stranger,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:24 - Does he who plows for sowing plow continually?
Does he continually open and harrow his ground?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:23 - And he will give rain for the seed with which you sow the ground, and bread, the produce of the ground, which will be rich and plenteous. In that day your livestock will graze in large pastures,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:20 - Happy are you who sow beside all waters,
who let the feet of the ox and the donkey range free.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:30 - “And this shall be the sign for you: this year you shall eat what grows of itself, and in the second year what springs from that. Then in the third year sow and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:24 - Scarcely are they planted, scarcely sown,
scarcely has their stem taken root in the earth,
when he blows on them, and they wither,
and the tempest carries them off like stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:10 - “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven
and do not return there but water the earth,
making it bring forth and sprout,
giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:2 - “Go and proclaim in the hearing of Jerusalem, Thus says the LORD,
“I remember the devotion of your youth,
your love as a bride,
how you followed me in the wilderness,
in a land not sown.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:3 - For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem:
“Break up your fallow ground,
and sow not among thorns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:13 - They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns;
they have tired themselves out but profit nothing.
They shall be ashamed of their[fn] harvests
because of the fierce anger of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:27 - “Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of man and the seed of beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:7 - You shall not build a house; you shall not sow seed; you shall not plant or have a vineyard; but you shall live in tents all your days, that you may live many days in the land where you sojourn.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:16 - Cut off from Babylon the sower,
and the one who handles the sickle in time of harvest;
because of the sword of the oppressor,
every one shall turn to his own people,
and every one shall flee to his own land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:9 - For behold, I am for you, and I will turn to you, and you shall be tilled and sown.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:23 - and I will sow her for myself in the land.
And I will have mercy on No Mercy,[fn]
and I will say to Not My People,[fn] ‘You are my people’;
and he shall say, ‘You are my God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:7 - For they sow the wind,
and they shall reap the whirlwind.
The standing grain has no heads;
it shall yield no flour;
if it were to yield,
strangers would devour it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:12 - Sow for yourselves righteousness;
reap steadfast love;
break up your fallow ground,
for it is the time to seek the LORD,
that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.

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