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Lexicon :: Strong's H3373 - yārē'

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TWOT Reference: 907a

Strong’s Definitions

יָרֵא yârêʼ, yaw-ray'; from H3372; fearing; morally, reverent:—afraid, fear (-ful).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x

The KJV translates Strong's H3373 in the following manner: fear (59x), afraid (3x), fearful (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x
The KJV translates Strong's H3373 in the following manner: fear (59x), afraid (3x), fearful (2x).
  1. fearing, reverent, afraid

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָרֵא yârêʼ, yaw-ray'; from H3372; fearing; morally, reverent:—afraid, fear (-ful).
STRONGS H3373: Abbreviations
Participle יָרֵא Genesis 32:12 +15 times; construct יְרֵא Genesis 22:12 + 10 times; plural יְרֵאִים Jeremiah 42:11 +6 times; construct יִרְאֵי Exodus 18:21 + 12 times; feminine construct יִרְאַת Proverbs 31:30; —
1. fear, be afraid (not in P):
b. with accusative of thing or person  ... Daniel 1:10; ... Jonah 1:16
c. with מִן be afraid of, ... Jeremiah 42:11 ... Deuteronomy 7:19; ... Jeremiah 42:11 (twice in verse)
d. see H3372
e. with פֶּן fear lest  ... Genesis 32:12 [Genesis 32:11] (J).
2. stand in awe of ... Ecclesiastes 8:13.
3. ... commandment Proverbs 13:13
a. see H3372
b. with accusative (ה)אלהים Genesis 22:12; ... Exodus 18:21 (E), Deuteronomy 25:18; ... Psalm 66:16; Job 1:1, ... Job 1:9; Job 2:3; ... Ecclesiastes 7:18; ... 1 Kings 18:3 ... Isaiah 50:10; ... Jeremiah 26:19; ... Jonah 1:9; ... Psalm 15:4; Psalm 22:24 [Psalm 22:23]; Psalm 25:12; Psalm 34:10; ... Psalm 115:11; Psalm 115:13; Psalm 118:4; Psalm 128:1; Psalm 128:4; Psalm 135:20; ... Proverbs 14:2; ... Proverbs 31:30; ... Psalm 22:26 [Psalm 22:25]; Psalm 25:14; Psalm 31:20 [Psalm 31:19]; Psalm 33:18; Psalm 34:8 [Psalm 34:7]; Psalm 34:10 [Psalm 34:9]; Psalm 60:6 [Psalm 60:4]; ... Psalm 85:10 [Psalm 85:9]; Psalm 103:11; Psalm 103:13; Psalm 103:17; Psalm 111:5; ... Psalm 119:74; Psalm 119:79; Psalm 145:19; Psalm 147:11; ... Malachi 3:20 [Malachi 4:2]; Psalm 61:6 [Psalm 61:5]

This is a portion of the full BDB entry H3372.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:12; 22:12; 32:11; 32:12


18:21; 18:21


7:19; 20:8; 25:18



1 Kings



1:1; 1:9; 2:3


15:4; 22:23; 22:25; 25:12; 25:14; 31:19; 33:18; 34:7; 34:9; 34:10; 60:4; 61:5; 66:16; 85:9; 103:11; 103:13; 103:17; 111:5; 115:11; 115:13; 118:4; 119:74; 119:79; 128:1; 128:4; 135:20; 145:19; 147:11


13:13; 14:2; 14:16; 31:30; 31:30


7:18; 8:13




26:19; 42:11; 42:11; 42:11




1:9; 1:16




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3373 matches the Hebrew יָרֵא (yārē'),
which occurs 54 times in 54 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 22:12–Dan 1:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest H3373 God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear H3373 him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear H3373 God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:19 - The great temptations which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty hand, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD thy God brought thee out: so shall the LORD thy God do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid. H3373
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:8 - And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful H3373 and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:18 - How he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, even all that were feeble behind thee, when thou wast faint and weary; and he feared H3373 not God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:3 - Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful H3373 and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:10 - But if thou fear H3373 to go down, go thou with Phurah thy servant down to the host:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:3 - And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared H3373 the LORD greatly:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:1 - There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared H3373 God, and eschewed evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:8 - And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth H3373 God, and escheweth evil?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:3 - And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth H3373 God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:4 - In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear H3373 the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:23 - Ye that fear H3373 the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:25 - My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear H3373 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:12 - What man is he that feareth H3373 the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:14 - The secret of the LORD is with them that fear H3373 him; and he will shew them his covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:19 - Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear H3373 thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:18 - Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear H3373 him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:7 - The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear H3373 him, and delivereth them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:9 - O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear H3373 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:4 - Thou hast given a banner to them that fear H3373 thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:5 - For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear H3373 thy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:16 - Come and hear, all ye that fear H3373 God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:9 - Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear H3373 him; that glory may dwell in our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:11 - For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear H3373 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:13 - Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear H3373 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:17 - But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear H3373 him, and his righteousness unto children's children;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:5 - He hath given meat unto them that fear H3373 him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:11 - Ye that fear H3373 the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:13 - He will bless them that fear H3373 the LORD, both small and great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:4 - Let them now that fear H3373 the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:74 - They that fear H3373 thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:79 - Let those that fear H3373 thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] Blessed is every one that feareth H3373 the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:4 - Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth H3373 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:20 - Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear H3373 the LORD, bless the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:19 - He will fulfil the desire of them that fear H3373 him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:11 - The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear H3373 him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:13 - Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth H3373 the commandment shall be rewarded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 - He that walketh in his uprightness feareth H3373 the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:16 - A wise man feareth, H3373 and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:30 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth H3373 the LORD, she shall be praised.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:18 - It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth H3373 God shall come forth of them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:13 - But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth H3373 not before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:13 - Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:10 - Who is among you that feareth H3373 the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:19 - Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear H3373 the LORD, and besought the LORD, and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:11 - Be not afraid of the king of Babylon, of whom ye are afraid; H3373 be not afraid of him, saith the LORD: for I am with you to save you, and to deliver you from his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:10 - And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear H3373 my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king.

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