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Lexicon :: Strong's H3384 - yārâ

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יָרָה
Transliteration
yārâ
Pronunciation
yaw-raw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 910

Strong’s Definitions

יָרָה yârâh, yaw-raw'; or (2 Chronicles 26:15) יָרָא yârâʼ; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach:—(+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(-er,-ing), through.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 84x

The KJV translates Strong's H3384 in the following manner: teach (42x), shoot (18x), archers (5x), cast (5x), teacher (4x), rain (2x), laid (1x), direct (1x), inform (1x), instructed (1x), shewed (1x), shooters (1x), through (1x), watered (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 84x
The KJV translates Strong's H3384 in the following manner: teach (42x), shoot (18x), archers (5x), cast (5x), teacher (4x), rain (2x), laid (1x), direct (1x), inform (1x), instructed (1x), shewed (1x), shooters (1x), through (1x), watered (1x).
  1. to throw, shoot, cast, pour

    1. (Qal)

      1. to throw, cast

      2. to cast, lay, set

      3. to shoot arrows

      4. to throw water, rain

    2. (Niphal) to be shot

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to throw, cast

      2. to shoot

      3. to point out, show

      4. to direct, teach, instruct

      5. to throw water, rain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָרָה yârâh, yaw-raw'; or (2 Chronicles 26:15) יָרָא yârâʼ; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach:—(+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(-er,-ing), through.
STRONGS H3384: Abbreviations
יָרָה verb throw, shoot (Late Hebrew shoot, Hiph. teach; Aramaic Aph`el אוֺרִי teach; Ethiopic bdb043401 jecit; Amharic warê is information, news, see NöZMG 1886, 724; Assyrian ârû, lead, guide, DlHWB 241; têrtu, law, DlHA 49; Zinjirli ירי set, found, DHMSendsch. 57, compare 2 below — Buhl distinguishes 3 √ √ ירה : I. = throw, compare modern Arabic warra; II. Hiph. = moisten, compare רוה; III. Hiph. = teach, compare ראה, Arabic bdb043402, bdb043403; but evidence for this division hardly sufficient) —
Qal Perfect יר׳ Exodus 15:4 + 3 times; 1st person singular יָרִיתִי Genesis 31:51; Joshua 18:6; Imperfect 1st person plural suffix וַנִּירָם Numbers 21:30 (SS after Greek Version of the LXX וְנִינָם, see Ges§ 76 (2) e); Imperative יְרֵה 2 Kings 13:17; Infinitive absolute יָרֹה Exodus 19:13 construct לִיר(וֺ)ת Psalm 11:2; Psalm 64:5; Participle יֹרֶה Proverbs 26:18; plural יוֺרִים 1 Chronicles 10:3; יֹרִים 2 Chronicles 35:23; —
1. throw, cast, with accusative: cast lots Joshua 18:6 (E); army into (בְּ) the sea Exodus 15:4 (song).
2. cast (= lay, set), corner-stone Job 38:6; pillar Genesis 31:51 (E; see Zinjirli above)
3. shoot arrows, absolute Exodus 19:13 (E) 2 Kings 13:17; accusative of arrows 1 Samuel 20:36, 37; Proverbs 26:18; accusative of person Numbers 21:30 (song, E) Psalm 64:5; with לְ person Psalm 11:2; י(וֺ)רִים archers 1 Chronicles 10:3; 2 Chronicles 35:23.
4. throw water, rain: Hosea 6:3, but see יוֺרֶה early rain (compare Hiph. 3).
Niph. Imperfect יִיָּרֶה shot through (with arrows) Exodus 19:13 (E).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix הֹרַנִי Job 30:19 (הֹרָנִי Baer); הוֺרָהוּ 2 Kings 12:3; הוֺרֵתָ֑נִי Psalm 119:102; 1st person singular וְהוֺרֵיתִ֫י Exodus 4:15; 1 Samuel 12:23; suffix הֹרֵיתִיךָ Proverbs 4:11; הוֺרֵיתִיךָ Exodus 4:12; Imperfect יוֺרֶה Psalm 25:8 + 5 times; וַיּוֺר 2 Kings 13:17 (for this and other forms see Ges§ 76 (2) e); וַיֹּרֵנִי Proverbs 4:4; יוֺרֵנוּ Judges 13:8 + 2 times; יוֺרֶנּוּ Psalm 25:12; Isaiah 28:26; וַיּוֺרֵהוּ Exodus 15:25; יֹרֵם 2 Kings 17:27; Psalm 64:8; 2nd person feminine suffix תּוֺרְךָ Psalm 45:5; תֹּרֶ֑ךָּ Job 12:7, 8; 2nd person masculine suffix תּוֺרֵם 1 Kings 8:36 2 Chronicles 6:27; 1st person singular אוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:20; Job 27:11; suffix אוֺרְךָ Psalm 32:8; 3rd person masculine plural יוֺרוּ Deuteronomy 24:8 + 3 times; יֹרוּ 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Chronicles 35:23; יֹרֻהוּ Psalm 64:5; יוֺרוּךָ Deuteronomy 17:10 + 2 times; Imperative suffix הֹרֵנִי Job 34:32; הוֺרֵנִי Psalm 27:11 + 2 times; plural suffix הוֺרוּנִי Job 6:24; Infinitive construct הוֺרֹת Genesis 46:28 + 3 times; הוֺרֹתָם Exodus 24:12; Participle מוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:36 + 5 times; מֹרֶה Proverbs 6:13; plural מוֺרִים 1 Samuel 31:3 + 2 times; suffix מוֺרָ֑י Proverbs 5:13; מוֺרֶיךָ Isaiah 30:20 (twice in verse); —
1. throw, cast, with ל, into the mire Job 30:19.
2. shoot (arrows) 1 Samuel 20:20, 36; 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Kings 13:17; 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:33; with ל, of person 2 Chronicles 35:23; accusative of person Psalm 64:5; Psalm 64:8; מוֺרִים archers 1 Samuel 31:3 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 10:3.
3. throw water, rain: וְיוֺרֶה צֶדֶק לָכֶם Hosea 10:12 and rain righteousness for you (Thes and others under 5); hence מוֺרֶה early rain (compare Qal 4).
4. point out, shew: לְהוֺרֹת לְפָנָיו גּשְׁנָה Genesis 46:28 (J) to point out before him (the way) to Goshen; מֹרֶח בְּאֶצְבְּעֹתָיו Proverbs 6:13 pointing out with his fingers; accusative of person and thing Exodus 15:25 (JE) Psalm 45:5; Job 6:24.
5. direct, teach, instruct:
a. of men, absolute Bezalel in handicraft Exodus 35:34 (P); with accusative of person, a father his son Proverbs 4:4; the ancients Job Job 8:10; the animals and the earth, the friends of Job 12:7, 8; with 2accusative Isaiah 28:9; בּדֶרֶךְ in the way 1 Samuel 12:23; Psalm 25:8; Psalm 32:8; Proverbs 4:11; בְּיַדאֵֿל concerning the hand of El Job 27:11. — מוֺרֶה שֶׁקֶר teaching lies is used of prophet Isaiah 9:14.
b. specially of the authoritative direction (see תּוֺרָה) given by priests on matters of ceremonial observance, with accusative of thing and לְ person Deuteronomy 33:10 (song), they teach thy judgments to Jacob, and thy direction (law) to Israel; double accusative Deuteronomy 17:10, 11 according to the direction, wherewith they direct thee; Deuteronomy 24:8 (on leprosy), Leviticus 10:11 (P), absolute Leviticus 14:57 (P), 2 Chronicles 15:3 כֹּהֵן מוֺרֶה, Ezekiel 44:23 the Zadokite priests אתעֿמי יֹרוּ בֵּין קֹדֶשׁ לְחֹל; Micah 3:11 the priests give such 'direction' for hire; less, technically, of Moses Exodus 24:12 (E), of Jehoiada 2 Kings 12:3, of the Samaritan priests 2 Kings 17:27, 28.
c. of God: with accusative of person Isaiah 28:26; Psalm 119:102; double accusative Exodus 4:12, 15 (J), Judges 13:8; Job 34:32; 1 Kings 8:36 (= אֶל הַדֶּרֶךְ 2 Chronicles 6:27), Psalm 27:11; Psalm 86:11; Psalm 119:33; accusative of person בְּדֶרֶךְ Psalm 25:12; מִדְּרָכָיו of his ways Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2.
d. of idol-image Habakkuk 2:18 (מוֺרֶה שָׁ֑קֶר), Habakkuk 2:19.


† [יָרָא] verb shoot, pour (Aramaic orthography of יָרָה which see) —
Qal Infinitive construct לִירוֺא בַּחִצִּים 2 Chronicles 26:15 shoot with arrows.
Hiph. Imperfect וַיֹּרא֯וּ 2 Samuel 11:24 and they shot at (אֶלֿ); Participle plural הַמּוֺרִא֯ים 2 Samuel 11:24 the shooters, archers; Kt to be read וַיֹּרִאוּ, הַמּוֺרַאִים; but Masora nothing א as superfluous, would read וַיֹּרוּ, הַמּוֺרִים from יָרָה (Bö§ 1088 (8), (9)).
Hoph. Imperfect only in וּמַרְוֶה גַּם הוּא יוֺרֶ֑א Proverbs 11:25 he that watereth shall himself also be watered (Fl De MV and others derive — 'non bene,' Thes — from √ רוה, which see, יוֺרֶא for יָרְוֶה ֗֗֗; but see Thes Ew§ 131 f.§ 161 (4) SS Buhl Köi. 585; compare ירה 4).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:51; 31:51; 46:28; 46:28

Exodus

4:12; 4:12; 4:15; 4:15; 15:4; 15:4; 15:25; 15:25; 19:13; 19:13; 19:13; 24:12; 24:12; 35:34

Leviticus

10:11; 14:57

Numbers

21:30; 21:30

Deuteronomy

17:10; 17:10; 17:11; 24:8; 24:8; 33:10

Joshua

18:6; 18:6

Judges

13:8; 13:8

1 Samuel

12:23; 12:23; 20:20; 20:20; 20:36; 20:36; 20:36; 20:37; 31:3; 31:3

2 Samuel

11:20; 11:20; 11:24; 11:24

1 Kings

8:36; 8:36

2 Kings

12:3; 12:3; 13:17; 13:17; 13:17; 13:17; 17:27; 17:27; 17:28; 19:32

1 Chronicles

10:3; 10:3; 10:3

2 Chronicles

6:27; 6:27; 15:3; 26:15; 35:23; 35:23; 35:23; 35:23

Job

6:24; 6:24; 8:10; 12:7; 12:7; 12:8; 12:8; 27:11; 27:11; 30:19; 30:19; 34:32; 34:32; 38:6

Psalms

11:2; 11:2; 25:8; 25:8; 25:12; 25:12; 27:11; 27:11; 32:8; 32:8; 45:5; 45:5; 64:5; 64:5; 64:5; 64:5; 64:8; 64:8; 86:11; 119:33; 119:102; 119:102

Proverbs

4:4; 4:4; 4:11; 4:11; 5:13; 6:13; 6:13; 11:25; 26:18; 26:18

Isaiah

2:3; 9:14; 28:9; 28:26; 28:26; 30:20; 37:33

Ezekiel

44:23

Hosea

6:3; 10:12

Micah

3:11; 4:2

Habakkuk

2:18; 2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3384 matches the Hebrew יָרָה (yārâ),
which occurs 86 times in 75 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:51–Psa 32:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:51 - Then Laban said to Jacob, “See this heap and the pillar, which I have set between you and me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:28 - He had sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to show the way before him in Goshen, and they came into the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:12 - Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall speak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:15 - You shall speak to him and put the words in his mouth, and I will be with your mouth and with his mouth and will teach you both what to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - “Pharaoh’s chariots and his host he cast into the sea,
and his chosen officers were sunk in the Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:25 - And he cried to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a log,[fn] and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the LORD[fn] made for them a statute and a rule, and there he tested them,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:13 - No hand shall touch him, but he shall be stoned or shot;[fn] whether beast or man, he shall not live.’ When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:12 - The LORD said to Moses, “Come up to me on the mountain and wait there, that I may give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their instruction.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:34 - And he has inspired him to teach, both him and Oholiab the son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:11 - and you are to teach the people of Israel all the statutes that the LORD has spoken to them by Moses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:57 - to show when it is unclean and when it is clean. This is the law for leprous disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:30 - So we overthrew them;
Heshbon, as far as Dibon, perished;
and we laid waste as far as Nophah;
fire spread as far as Medeba.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:10 - Then you shall do according to what they declare to you from that place that the LORD will choose. And you shall be careful to do according to all that they direct you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:11 - According to the instructions that they give you, and according to the decision which they pronounce to you, you shall do. You shall not turn aside from the verdict that they declare to you, either to the right hand or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:8 - “Take care, in a case of leprous[fn] disease, to be very careful to do according to all that the Levitical priests shall direct you. As I commanded them, so you shall be careful to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:10 - They shall teach Jacob your rules
and Israel your law;
they shall put incense before you
and whole burnt offerings on your altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:6 - And you shall describe the land in seven divisions and bring the description here to me. And I will cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoah prayed to the LORD and said, “O Lord, please let the man of God whom you sent come again to us and teach us what we are to do with the child who will be born.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:23 - Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and the right way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:20 - And I will shoot three arrows to the side of it, as though I shot at a mark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:36 - And he said to his boy, “Run and find the arrows that I shoot.” As the boy ran, he shot an arrow beyond him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:37 - And when the boy came to the place of the arrow that Jonathan had shot, Jonathan called after the boy and said, “Is not the arrow beyond you?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:3 - The battle pressed hard against Saul, and the archers found him, and he was badly wounded by the archers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:20 - then, if the king’s anger rises, and if he says to you, ‘Why did you go so near the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:24 - Then the archers shot at your servants from the wall. Some of the king’s servants are dead, and your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:36 - then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel, when you teach them the good way in which they should walk, and grant rain upon your land, which you have given to your people as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:2 - And Jehoash did what was right in the eyes of the LORD all his days, because Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:17 - And he said, “Open the window eastward,” and he opened it. Then Elisha said, “Shoot,” and he shot. And he said, “The LORD’s arrow of victory, the arrow of victory over Syria! For you shall fight the Syrians in Aphek until you have made an end of them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:27 - Then the king of Assyria commanded, “Send there one of the priests whom you carried away from there, and let him[fn] go and dwell there and teach them the law of the god of the land.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:28 - So one of the priests whom they had carried away from Samaria came and lived in Bethel and taught them how they should fear the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - “Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the king of Assyria: He shall not come into this city or shoot an arrow there, or come before it with a shield or cast up a siege mound against it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:3 - The battle pressed hard against Saul, and the archers found him, and he was wounded by the archers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:27 - then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel, when you teach them the good way[fn] in which they should walk, and grant rain upon your land, which you have given to your people as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:3 - For a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest and without law,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:15 - In Jerusalem he made machines, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and the corners, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his fame spread far, for he was marvelously helped, till he was strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:23 - And the archers shot King Josiah. And the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:24 - “Teach me, and I will be silent;
make me understand how I have gone astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:10 - Will they not teach you and tell you
and utter words out of their understanding?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:7 - “But ask the beasts, and they will teach you;
the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:8 - or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you;[fn]
and the fish of the sea will declare to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:11 - I will teach you concerning the hand of God;
what is with the Almighty I will not conceal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:19 - God[fn] has cast me into the mire,
and I have become like dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:32 - teach me what I do not see;
if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:22 - Behold, God is exalted in his power;
who is a teacher like him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:6 - On what were its bases sunk,
or who laid its cornerstone,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:2 - for behold, the wicked bend the bow;
they have fitted their arrow to the string
to shoot in the dark at the upright in heart;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:8 - Good and upright is the LORD;
therefore he instructs sinners in the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:12 - Who is the man who fears the LORD?
Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me your way, O LORD,
and lead me on a level path
because of my enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:8 - I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

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