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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 saith, 'Because I said, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they have slain me for the sake of my wife;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - And Moses saith unto the people, 'Fear not, for to try you hath God come, and in order that His fear may be before your faces -- that ye sin not.'
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - This day I begin to put thy dread and thy fear on the face of the peoples under the whole heavens, who hear thy fame, and have trembled and been pained because of thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:3 - He said -- the God of Israel -- to me, He spake -- the Rock of Israel: He who is ruling over man is righteous, He is ruling in the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:9 - and he layeth a charge upon them, saying, 'Thus do ye do in the fear of Jehovah, in faithfulness, and with a perfect heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:9 - And I say, 'Not good is the thing that ye are doing; in the fear of our God do ye not walk, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:15 - the former governors who are before me have made themselves heavy on the people, and take of them in bread and wine, besides in silver forty shekels; also, their servants have ruled over the people -- and I have not done so, because of the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:6 - Is not thy reverence thy confidence? Thy hope -- the perfection of thy ways?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:14 - To a despiser of his friends is shame, And the fear of the Mighty he forsaketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:4 - Yea, thou dost make reverence void, And dost diminish meditation before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:4 - Because of thy reverence Doth He reason with thee? He entereth with thee into judgment:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:28 - And He saith to man: -- 'Lo, fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to turn from evil is understanding.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:11 - Serve ye Jehovah with fear, And rejoice with trembling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:7 - And I, in the abundance of Thy kindness, I enter Thy house, I bow myself toward Thy holy temple in Thy fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:9 - The fear of Jehovah is clean, standing to the age, The judgments of Jehovah are true, They have been righteous -- together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:11 - Come ye, children, hearken to me, The fear of Jehovah I do teach you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:5 - Fear and trembling come in to me, And horror doth cover me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:11 - Who knoweth the power of Thine anger? And according to Thy fear -- Thy wrath?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 - The beginning of wisdom is fear of Jehovah, Good understanding have all doing them, His praise is standing for ever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:38 - Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That is concerning Thy fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - Fear of Jehovah is a beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and instruction fools have despised!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:29 - Because that they have hated knowledge, And the fear of Jehovah have not chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:5 - Then understandest thou fear of Jehovah, And knowledge of God thou findest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:13 - The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; Pride, and arrogance, and an evil way, And a froward mouth, I have hated.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:10 - The commencement of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:27 - The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, And to His sons there is a refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:27 - The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:16 - Better is a little with the fear of Jehovah, Than much treasure, and tumult with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:33 - The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom, And before honour is humility!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:6 - In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:23 - The fear of Jehovah is to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:4 - The end of humility is the fear of Jehovah, Riches, and honour, and life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:17 - Let not thy heart be envious at sinners, But -- in the fear of Jehovah all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - And all the hills that with a mattock are kept in order, Thither cometh not the fear of brier and thorn, And it hath been for the sending forth of ox, And for the treading of sheep!'
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:2 - Rested on him hath the Spirit of Jehovah, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and fear of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:3 - To refresh him in the fear of Jehovah, And by the sight of his eyes he judgeth not, Nor by the hearing of his ears decideth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:6 - And hath been the stedfastness of thy times, The strength of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge, Fear of Jehovah -- it is His treasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:17 - Why causest Thou us to wander, O Jehovah, from Thy ways? Thou hardenest our heart from Thy fear, Turn back for Thy servants' sake, The tribes of Thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:40 - and I have made for them a covenant age-during, in that I turn not back from after them for My doing them good, and My fear I put in their heart, so as not to turn aside from me;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:18 - As to their rings, they are both high and fearful, and their rings are full of eyes round about them four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:13 - Thus said the Lord Jehovah: And -- I have destroyed idols, And caused vain things to cease from Noph, And a prince of the land of Egypt there is no more, And I give fear in the land of Egypt.
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