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Lexicon :: Strong's H7136 - qārâ

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Strong’s Definitions

קָרָה qârâh, kaw-raw'; a primitive root; to light upon (chiefly by accident); causatively, to bring about; specifically, to impose timbers (for roof or floor):—appoint, lay (make) beams, befall, bring, come (to pass unto), floor, (hap) was, happen (unto), meet, send good speed.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H7136 in the following manner: happen (7x), meet (5x), beams (4x), befall (3x), brought (1x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H7136 in the following manner: happen (7x), meet (5x), beams (4x), befall (3x), brought (1x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. to encounter, meet, befall, happen, come to meet

    1. (Qal)

      1. to encounter, meet

      2. to befall

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to encounter, meet (without pre-arrangement)

      2. to chance to be present

      3. to come to meet

    3. (Hiphil) to cause to meet, appoint

  2. to build with beams

    1. (Piel) to lay the beams of, furnish with beams

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָרָה qârâh, kaw-raw'; a primitive root; to light upon (chiefly by accident); causatively, to bring about; specifically, to impose timbers (for roof or floor):—appoint, lay (make) beams, befall, bring, come (to pass unto), floor, (hap) was, happen (unto), meet, send good speed.
STRONGS H7136: Abbreviations
† [קָרָה] verb encounter, meet, befall (||) II קָרָא Late Hebrew קָרָה meet (rare), קְרִי misfortune specifically (nocturnal) pollution, and so Aramaic קִרְיוּתָא bdb089904; Arabic bdb089905 (bdb089906) is go seek earnestly bdb089907, receive hospitably as guest; Ethiopic II. 3, bdb089908 present, offer as sacrifice); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix קָֽרְךָ Deuteronomy 25:18, (ו)קָרָהוּ Genesis 44:29 +; Imperfect, 3rd person masculine singular יִקְרֶה Ecclesiastes 9:11 + Daniel 10:14 Kt (Qr יִקְרָא), וָיִ֫קֶר Ruth 2:3, suffix יִקְרְךָ Numbers 11:23, יִקְּרֵךְ 1 Samuel 28:10 (dagesh forte dirimens); Participle feminine plural קֹרֹת Genesis 42:29; —
1. encounter, meet, accusative of person Deuteronomy 25:18, compare (accusative of thing) וַיִ֫קֶר מִקְרֶהָ חֶלְקַת וגו׳ Ruth 2:3 her chance lighted upon field, etc.
2. befall, accusative of person, subject evil Genesis 44:29 (J), 1 Samuel 28:10, י׳'s word Numbers 11:23 (JE), indefinite Genesis 42:29 (J) Isaiah 41:22 (absolute) Esther 4:7; Esther 6:13; Daniel 10:14 (ל person); עֵת וָפֶגַע יִק׳ אֶתכֻּֿלָּם Ecclesiastes 9:11; subject מִקְרֶה Ecclesiastes 2:14; compare Ecclesiastes 2:15.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִקְרָה Exodus 3:18; 1st person singular נִקְרֵיתִי 2 Samuel 1:6; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִקָּרֶה Numbers 23:3, וַיִּקָּר Numbers 23:4, 16; 1st person singular אִקָּרֶה Numbers 23:15; —
1. encounter, meet without pre-arrangement, usually of י׳ (God): with עַל person Exodus 3:18 (J), אֶל Pers. Numbers 23:4, 16 לִקְרָתִי י׳ יִקּ׳ Numbers 23:3 (all J E); object י׳ (om) Numbers 23:15.
2. chance to be present, ב location, 2 Samuel 1:6 (+Infinitiveabs נִקְרֹא).
1. of י׳ cause (the right thing good fortune) to occur, with לִפְנֵי Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִקְרָה Genesis 27:20 Imperative masculine singular הַקְרֵה Genesis 24:12 (both J).
2. of Israel, Perfect 2nd person masculine plural conesecutive וְהִקְרִיתֶם לָכָם עָרִים Numbers 35:11 ye shall (cause cities to occur rightly for yourselves, i.e.) select cities as suitable.

† [קָרָה] verb denominative
Pi. lay the beams of, furnish with beams; — with accusative of the building: Perfect 3rd person plural suffix קֵרוּהוּ Nehemiah 3:3, 6; Infinitive construct לְקָרוֺת Nehemiah 2:8; 2 Chronicles 34:11; Participle הַמְּקָרֶה Psalm 104:3 (figurative).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:12; 27:20; 42:29; 42:29; 44:29; 44:29


3:18; 3:18


11:23; 11:23; 23:3; 23:3; 23:4; 23:4; 23:15; 23:15; 23:16; 23:16; 35:11


25:18; 25:18


2:3; 2:3

1 Samuel

28:10; 28:10

2 Samuel

1:6; 1:6

2 Chronicles



2:8; 3:3; 3:6


4:7; 6:13




2:14; 2:15; 9:11; 9:11




10:14; 10:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7136 matches the Hebrew קָרָה (qārâ),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:12 - And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed H7136 this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:20 - And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God brought H7136 it to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:29 - And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell H7136 unto them; saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:29 - And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, H7136 ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:18 - And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath met H7136 with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:23 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the LORD'S hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass H7136 unto thee or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:3 - And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come H7136 to meet me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee. And he went to an high place.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:4 - And God met H7136 Balaam: and he said unto him, I have prepared seven altars, and I have offered upon every altar a bullock and a ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:15 - And he said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt offering, while I meet H7136 the LORD yonder.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:16 - And the LORD met H7136 Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Go again unto Balak, and say thus.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:11 - Then ye shall appoint H7136 you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:18 - How he met H7136 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 not God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:3 - And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light H7136 on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:10 - And Saul sware to her by the LORD, saying, As the LORD liveth, there shall no punishment happen H7136 to thee for this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:6 - And the young man that told him said, As I happened H7136 by chance upon mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned upon his spear; and, lo, the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:11 - Even to the artificers and builders gave they it, to buy hewn stone, and timber for couplings, and to floor H7136 the houses which the kings of Judah had destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - And a letter unto Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams H7136 for the gates of the palace which appertained to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:3 - But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams H7136 thereof, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:6 - Moreover the old gate repaired Jehoiada the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams H7136 thereof, and set up the doors thereof, and the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:7 - And Mordecai told him of all that had happened H7136 unto him, and of the sum of the money that Haman had promised to pay to the king's treasuries for the Jews, to destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:13 - And Haman told Zeresh his wife and all his friends every thing that had befallen H7136 him. Then said his wise men and Zeresh his wife unto him, If Mordecai be of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt not prevail against him, but shalt surely fall before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:3 - Who layeth the beams H7136 of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:14 - The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth H7136 to them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:15 - Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth H7136 even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:11 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth H7136 to them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:22 - Let them bring them forth, and shew us what shall happen: H7136 let them shew the former things, what they be, that we may consider them, and know the latter end of them; or declare us things for to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:14 - Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall H7136 thy people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days.
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