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Lexicon :: Strong's H7136 - qārâ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2068,2068e

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, “LORD, God of my master Abraham, please [fn]grant H7136 me success H7136 today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:20 - Isaac said to his son, “How is it that you have it so quickly, my son?” And he said, “Because the LORD your God made H7136 it [fn]come H7136 to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:29 - When they came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan, they told him everything that had happened H7136 to them, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:29 - ‘If you also take this one from [fn]me, and harm happens H7136 to him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in [fn]sorrow.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:18 - “Then they will [fn]pay attention to what you say; and you with the elders of Israel will come to the king of Egypt, and you will say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, has met H7136 with us. So now, please let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness, so that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:23 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Is the LORD’S [fn]power too little? Now you shall see whether My word will [fn]come H7136 true H7136 for you or not.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:3 - Then Balaam said to Balak, “Stand beside your burnt offering, and I will go; perhaps the LORD will come H7136 to meet me, and whatever He shows me I will tell you.” So he went to a bare hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:4 - Now God met H7136 with Balaam, and he said to Him, “I have set up the seven altars, and I have offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:15 - Then he said to Balak, “Stand here beside your burnt offering while I myself meet H7136 the LORD over there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:16 - Then the LORD met H7136 Balaam and put a word in his mouth, and said, “Return to Balak, and this is what you shall speak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:11 - then you shall select H7136 for yourselves cities to be your cities of refuge, so that the one who commits manslaughter by [fn]killing a person unintentionally may flee there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:18 - how he confronted H7136 you on the way and attacked among you all the stragglers at your rear when you were tired and weary; and he did not [fn]fear God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:3 - So she left and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and [fn]she happened H7136 to H7136 come H7136 to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:10 - So Saul swore an oath to her by the LORD, saying, “As the LORD lives, no punishment shall come H7136 upon H7136 you for this thing.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:6 - The young man who told him said, “By chance I happened H7136 to H7136 be H7136 on Mount Gilboa, and behold, Saul was leaning on his spear. And behold, the chariots and the horsemen had overtaken him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:11 - They in turn gave it to the carpenters and the builders to buy quarried stone and timber for couplings, and to make H7136 beams H7136 for the houses which the kings of Judah had let go to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king’s forest, so that he will give me timber to make H7136 beams H7136 for the gates of the citadel which is by the [fn]temple, for the wall of the city, and for the house to which I will go.” And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:3 - Now the sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate; they laid H7136 its beams H7136 and installed its doors with its bolts and bars.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:6 - Now Joiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah repaired the Ancient Gate; they laid H7136 its beams H7136 and installed its doors with its bolts and its bars.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:7 - Mordecai told him everything that had happened H7136 to him, and the exact amount of money that Haman had promised to pay to the king’s treasuries for the elimination of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:13 - And Haman informed Zeresh his wife and all his friends of everything that had happened H7136 to him. Then his wise men and Zeresh his wife said to him, “If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is [fn]of Jewish origin, you will not prevail over him, but will certainly fall before him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:3 - [fn]He lays H7136 the beams H7136 of His upper chambers in the waters;
[fn]He makes the clouds His chariot;
[fn]He walks on the wings of the wind;
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:14 - The wise person’s eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I know that one and the same fate happens H7136 to [fn]both of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:15 - Then I said [fn]to myself, “As is the fate of the fool, it will also happen H7136 to me. Why then have I been extremely wise?” So [fn]I said to myself, “This too is futility.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:11 - I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning, nor favor to the skillful; for time and chance overtake H7136 them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:22 - Let them bring them forward and declare to us what is going to take H7136 place H7136;
As for the former events, declare what they were,
So that we may consider them and know their outcome.
Or announce to us what is coming;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:14 - “Now I have come to explain to you what will happen H7136 to your people in the [fn]latter days, because the vision pertains to the days still future.
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