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Lexicon :: Strong's H6168 - ʿārâ

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עָרָה
Transliteration
ʿārâ
Pronunciation
aw-raw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1692

Strong’s Definitions

עָרָה ʻârâh, aw-raw'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) bare; hence, to empty, pour out, demolish:—leave destitute, discover, empty, make naked, pour (out), rase, spread self, uncover.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H6168 in the following manner: uncover (3x), discover (3x), emptied (2x), rase (2x), leave destitute (1x), make naked (1x), poured out (1x), poured (1x), spreading (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H6168 in the following manner: uncover (3x), discover (3x), emptied (2x), rase (2x), leave destitute (1x), make naked (1x), poured out (1x), poured (1x), spreading (1x).
  1. to be bare, be nude, uncover, leave destitute, discover, empty, raze, pour out

    1. (Piel)

      1. to bare, lay bare

      2. to lay bare by emptying, empty

      3. to pour out

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to make naked, strip bare (of sexual offences)

      2. to pour out

    3. (Niphal) to be poured out, be exposed

    4. (Hithpael)

      1. to expose oneself, make oneself naked

      2. pouring oneself, spreading oneself (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָרָה ʻârâh, aw-raw'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) bare; hence, to empty, pour out, demolish:—leave destitute, discover, empty, make naked, pour (out), rase, spread self, uncover.
STRONGS H6168: Abbreviations
† [עָרָה] verb be naked, bare (Arabic bdb078809 be naked; Phoenician ערה [Pi.] lay bare (compare Bloch Lzb); Assyrian ûru, nakedness, also desert waste (compare [עָרָה] below) JägerBAS ii. 282 and references; Late Hebrew עֶרְוָה = Biblical Hebrew, Targum עִירְיְתָא; Syriac bdb078810 in Lexicons); —
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular עֵרָה Isaiah 22:6; Zephaniah 2:14; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְעָרֶה Isaiah 3:17; 3rd person feminine singular וַהְּעַר Genesis 24:20; 2nd person masculine singular jussive תְּעַר Psalm 141:8; 3rd person masculine plural וִיעָרוּ 2 Chronicles 24:11; Imperative masculine plural עָ֫רוּ Psalm 137:7 (twice in verse); Infinitive absolute עָרוֺת Habakkuk 3:13 (Ges§ 75 n); —
1. lay bare Isaiah 3:17; Isaiah 22:6; Zephaniah 2:14 (indefinite subject); of laying foundations bare, i.e. tearing down walls, etc. Habakkuk 3:13 (yet on text see Now), absolute עָ֫רוּ עָ֑רוּ Psalm 137:7 (twice in verse).
2. lay bare by removing contents, empty, water-jar Genesis 24:20 (J; + אֶל location), chest 2 Chronicles 24:11.
3. pour out, אַלתְּֿעַר נַמְּשִׁי Psalm 141:8 (i.e. slay).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֶעֱרָה ׃.
1. make naked, of sexual offences Leviticus 20:18, Leviticus 20:19 (both || גִּלָּה).
2. pour out, לַמָּוֶת הע׳, נַפְשׁוֺ Isaiah 53:12 (figurative for slay, compare Qal 3).
Niph. passive of Hiph. 2 : 3rd person masculine singular יֵעָרֶה עָלֵינוּ רוּחַ Isaiah 32:15 (figurative) until there be poured upon us a spirit from on high.
Hithp.
1. Imperfect 2nd person feminine singular תִּתְעָרִ֑י Lamentations 4:21 thou shalt make thyself naked (of Edom under figure of drunken woman).
2. Participle מִתְעָרֶה Psalm 37:35 usually pouring himself, i.e. spreading himself out like a tree (Bae doubts; Du מִתְעַלֶּה lifting himself up, compare Greek Version of the LXX).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6173.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

24:20; 24:20

Leviticus

20:18; 20:19

2 Chronicles

24:11; 24:11

Psalms

37:35; 137:7; 137:7; 141:8; 141:8

Isaiah

3:17; 3:17; 22:6; 22:6; 32:15; 53:12

Lamentations

4:21

Habakkuk

3:13; 3:13

Zephaniah

2:14; 2:14

H6168

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6168 matches the Hebrew עָרָה (ʿārâ),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:20 - So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, ran back to the well to draw more water, and drew enough for all his camels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:18 - “ ‘If a man has sexual relations with a woman during her monthly period, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has also uncovered it. Both of them are to be cut off from their people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:19 - “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with the sister of either your mother or your father, for that would dishonor a close relative; both of you would be held responsible.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:11 - Whenever the chest was brought in by the Levites to the king’s officials and they saw that there was a large amount of money, the royal secretary and the officer of the chief priest would come and empty the chest and carry it back to its place. They did this regularly and collected a great amount of money.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:35 - I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a luxuriant native tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:7 - Remember, LORD, what the Edomites did on the day Jerusalem fell. “Tear it down,” they cried, “tear it down to its foundations!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:8 - But my eyes are fixed on you, Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge—do not give me over to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:17 - Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion; the LORD will make their scalps bald.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:6 - Elam takes up the quiver, with her charioteers and horses; Kir uncovers the shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:15 - till the Spirit is poured on us from on high, and the desert becomes a fertile field, and the fertile field seems like a forest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore I will give him a portion among the great,[fn] and he will divide the spoils with the strong,[fn] because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:21 - Rejoice and be glad, Daughter Edom, you who live in the land of Uz. But to you also the cup will be passed; you will be drunk and stripped naked.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:13 - You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. You crushed the leader of the land of wickedness, you stripped him from head to foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - Flocks and herds will lie down there, creatures of every kind. The desert owl and the screech owl will roost on her columns. Their hooting will echo through the windows, rubble will fill the doorways, the beams of cedar will be exposed.
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