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Lexicon :: Strong's H3374 - yir'â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 907b

Strong’s Definitions

יִרְאָה yirʼâh, yir-aw'; feminine of H3373; fear (also used as infinitive); morally, reverence:—× dreadful, × exceedingly, fear(-fulness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's H3374 in the following manner: fear (41x), exceedingly (with H1419) (2x), dreadful (1x), fearfulness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's H3374 in the following manner: fear (41x), exceedingly (with H1419) (2x), dreadful (1x), fearfulness (1x).
  1. fear, terror, fearing

    1. fear, terror

    2. awesome or terrifying thing (object causing fear)

    3. fear (of God), respect, reverence, piety

    4. revered

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יִרְאָה yirʼâh, yir-aw'; feminine of H3373; fear (also used as infinitive); morally, reverence:—× dreadful, × exceedingly, fear(-fulness).
STRONGS H3374: Abbreviations
יִרְאָה noun feminine fear; — יר׳ Ezekiel 30:13 6 times; construct יִרְאַת Genesis 20:11 27 times; suffix יִרְאָתִי Jeremiah 32:40; יִרְאָתוֺ Exodus 20:20; יִרְאָֽתְךָ Job 4:6 3 times; יִרְאָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 5:8 2 times; —
1. fear, terror Isaiah 7:25; Ezekiel 30:13; גְדוֺלָה י׳ great fear Jonah 1:10,16; || מַּחַד Deuteronomy 2:25; || רעד(הׅ Psalm 2:11; Psalm 55:6.
2. a terror = object of terror, || גֹּבַהּ Ezekiel 1:18 (strike out Co).
3. fear of God, reverence, piety יִרְאַת אֱלֹהִים Genesis 20:11 (E), 2 Samuel 23:3; Nehemiah 5:15; שַׁדַּי יר׳ Job 6:14; אֱלֹהֵינוּ יר׳ Nehemiah 5:9; יהוה יר׳ 2 Chronicles 19:9; Isaiah 11:3; Isaiah 33:6; Psalm 34:12; Proverbs 10:27; Proverbs 14:26,27; Proverbs 15:16; Proverbs 19:23; Proverbs 22:4; Proverbs 23:17; || the knowledge (of God) Proverbs 1:29; Proverbs 2:5; Isaiah 11:2; is the beginning of wisdom Psalm 111:10; Proverbs 9:10, and knowledge Proverbs 1:7; the instruction of wisdom Proverbs 15:33, is to hate evil Proverbs 8:13, and it involves departing from evil Proverbs 16:6; אֲדֹנָי י׳ is wisdom Job 28:28; יִרְאָה is defined by context Job 15:4; with suffixes these are usually object, fear of him Exodus 20:20 (E), of thee Psalm 5:8; Psalm 90:11; Psalm 119:38; Isaiah 63:17, of me Jeremiah 32:40, but subject, thy fear (i.e. thy religion) Job 4:6; Job 22:4.
4. יִרְאַת יהוֺה Psalm 19:10 the fear of י׳ = the law as revered.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:11; 20:11


20:20; 20:20



2 Samuel


2 Chronicles



5:9; 5:15


4:6; 4:6; 6:14; 15:4; 22:4; 28:28


2:11; 5:8; 5:8; 19:10; 34:12; 55:6; 90:11; 111:10; 119:38


1:7; 1:29; 2:5; 8:13; 9:10; 10:27; 14:26; 14:27; 15:16; 15:33; 16:6; 19:23; 22:4; 23:17


7:25; 11:2; 11:3; 33:6; 63:17


32:40; 32:40


1:18; 30:13; 30:13


1:10; 1:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3374 matches the Hebrew יִרְאָה (yir'â),
which occurs 42 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear H3374 of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear H3374 may be before your faces, that ye sin not.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear H3374 of thee upon the nations that are under the whole heaven, who shall hear report of thee, and shall tremble, and be in anguish because of thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:3 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear H3374 of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:9 - And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear H3374 of the LORD, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:9 - Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear H3374 of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:15 - But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear H3374 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:6 - Is not this thy fear, H3374 thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:14 - To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear H3374 of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:4 - Yea, thou castest off fear, H3374 and restrainest prayer before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:4 - Will he reprove thee for fear H3374 of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:28 - And unto man he said, Behold, the fear H3374 of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:11 - Serve the LORD with fear, H3374 and rejoice with trembling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:7 - But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear H3374 will I worship toward thy holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:9 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:11 - Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear H3374 of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:5 - Fearfulness H3374 and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:11 - Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, H3374 so is thy wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:38 - Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear. H3374
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:29 - For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear H3374 of the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:5 - Then shalt thou understand the fear H3374 of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:13 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:10 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:27 - The fear H3374 of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear H3374 of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:27 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:16 - Better is little with the fear H3374 of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:33 - The fear H3374 of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:6 - By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear H3374 of the LORD men depart from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:23 - The fear H3374 of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:4 - By humility and the fear H3374 of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:17 - Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear H3374 of the LORD all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - And on all hills that shall be digged with the mattock, there shall not come thither the fear H3374 of briers and thorns: but it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of lesser cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:2 - And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear H3374 of the LORD;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:3 - And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear H3374 of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:6 - And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear H3374 of the LORD is his treasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:17 - O LORD, why hast thou made us to err from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear? H3374 Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:40 - And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear H3374 in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:18 - As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; H3374 and their rings were full of eyes round about them four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:13 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear H3374 in the land of Egypt.
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