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Lexicon :: Strong's H7321 - rûaʿ

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Strong’s Definitions

רוּעַ rûwaʻ, roo-ah'; a primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively, to split the ears (with sound), i.e. shout (for alarm or joy):—blow an alarm, cry (alarm, aloud, out), destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout (for joy), sound an alarm, triumph.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H7321 in the following manner: shout (23x), noise (7x), ..alarm (4x), cry (4x), triumph (3x), smart (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H7321 in the following manner: shout (23x), noise (7x), ..alarm (4x), cry (4x), triumph (3x), smart (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to shout, raise a sound, cry out, give a blast

    1. (Hiphil)

      1. to shout a war-cry or alarm of battle

      2. to sound a signal for war or march

      3. to shout in triumph (over enemies)

      4. to shout in applause

      5. to shout (with religious impulse)

      6. to cry out in distress

    2. (Polal) to utter a shout

    3. (Hithpolel)

      1. to shout in triumph

      2. to shout for joy

  2. (Niphal) destroyed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רוּעַ rûwaʻ, roo-ah'; a primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively, to split the ears (with sound), i.e. shout (for alarm or joy):—blow an alarm, cry (alarm, aloud, out), destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout (for joy), sound an alarm, triumph.
STRONGS H7321: Abbreviations
† [ַרוּע] verb
1. raise a shout.
2. give a blast with clarion or horn (Late Hebrew id., Hiph.; Thes compare Arabic bdb092905 utter a grumbling cry); — Perfect 3rd person masculine plural ּהֵרִיעו Judges 15:14; Ezra 3:11, ּהֵרֵעו 1 Samuel 17:20, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular ַיָרִיע Isaiah 42:13; Psalm 41:12, וַיָּ֫רַע Joshua 6:20, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הָרִיעִי Zechariah 9:9; masculine plural ּהָרִיעו Joshua 6:10 +; Infinitive construct ַהָרִיע 2 Chronicles 13:12, 15; Participle plural מְרִיעִים Ezra 3:13; —
1. shout a war-cry, or alarm of battle, Joshua 6:10 (3 times in verse); Joshua 6:16, 20; Judges 7:21; 1 Samuel 17:52; Isaiah 42:13; 2 Chronicles 13:15 (twice in verse); הריע תְּרוּעָה Joshua 6:5, 20; לקראת Judges 15:14; בַּמִּלְחָמָה 1 Samuel 17:20.
2. sound a signal for war or march: with חֲצֹצְרוֺת Numbers 10:7, 9 (P); || תקע שׁוֺפָר Hosea 5:8, compare Joel 2:1; with על against 2 Chronicles 13:12; so also probably Job 30:5 (against a thief).
3. shout in triumph over enemies: with עַל, Jeremiah 50:15; Psalm 41:12; absolute Zephaniah 3:14 (|| רנן).
4. shout in applause: absolute 1 Samuel 10:24; Zechariah 9:9, compare (of angels) Job 38:7.
5. shout with religious impulse: תְּרוּעָה ׳הר 1 Samuel 4:5; Ezra 3:11, 13; so in public worship with music and sacrifice, with ְל, to God Psalm 47:2; Psalm 66:1; Psalm 81:2; Psalm 95:1; Psalm 95:2; Psalm 98:4; Psalm 100:1, לפני Psalm 98:6; in joy, תַּחְתִּיּוֺת אֶרֶץ Isaiah 44:23 (|| תָנּוּ שָׁמַיִם).
6. cry out in distress, Isaiah 15:4 (but Du Bu יָֽרְעוּ tremble); ַלָמָּה תָרִיעִי רֵ֑ע Micah 4:9 (of Zion under figure of woman, but perhaps read ַלמה תָּרוֺעִי רֹע why art thou broken all to pieces? as Proverbs 11:15).
Po`lal Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular impersonal לֹא יְרֹעָ֑ע Isaiah 16:10 a shout shall not be uttered (of joy in harvest; || יְרֻנָּן).
Hithpō`l. Imperfect 1st person singular אֶתְרוֺעָ֑ע Psalm 108:10; 3rd person masculine plural ּיִתְרוֺעֲעו Psalm 65:14; Imperative feminine singular הִתְרוֺעָ֑עִי Psalm 60:10; —
1. shout in triumph: with על Psalm 60:10 (subject Philistia; iron.) || Psalm 108:10 (subject ׳י).
2. shout for joy, Psalm 65:14 (meadows, valleys; || שׁיר).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:7; 10:9


6:5; 6:10; 6:10; 6:16; 6:20; 6:20; 6:20


7:21; 15:14; 15:14

1 Samuel

4:5; 10:24; 17:20; 17:20; 17:52

2 Chronicles

13:12; 13:12; 13:15; 13:15


3:11; 3:11; 3:13; 3:13


30:5; 38:7


41:12; 41:12; 47:2; 60:10; 60:10; 66:1; 81:2; 95:1; 95:2; 98:4; 98:6; 100:1; 108:10; 108:10




15:4; 16:10; 42:13; 42:13; 44:23












9:9; 9:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7321 matches the Hebrew רוּעַ (rûaʿ),
which occurs 44 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:7 - But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ye shall blow, but ye shall not sound an alarm. H7321
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:9 - And if ye go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm H7321 with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:5 - And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout H7321 with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:10 - And Joshua had commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout, H7321 nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I bid you shout; H7321 then shall ye shout. H7321
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:16 - And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; H7321 for the LORD hath given you the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted H7321 when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted H7321 with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:21 - And they stood every man in his place round about the camp: and all the host ran, and cried, H7321 and fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted H7321 against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:5 - And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted H7321 with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:24 - And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the LORD hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people? And all the people shouted, H7321 and said, God save the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host was going forth to the fight, and shouted H7321 for the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:52 - And the men of Israel and of Judah arose, and shouted, H7321 and pursued the Philistines, until thou come to the valley, and to the gates of Ekron. And the wounded of the Philistines fell down by the way to Shaaraim, even unto Gath, and unto Ekron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:12 - And, behold, God himself is with us for our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm H7321 against you. O children of Israel, fight ye not against the LORD God of your fathers; for ye shall not prosper.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:15 - Then the men of Judah gave a shout: H7321 and as the men of Judah shouted, H7321 it came to pass, that God smote Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:11 - And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted H7321 with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:13 - So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people: for the people shouted H7321 with a loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:5 - They were driven forth from among men, (they cried H7321 after them as after a thief;)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:7 - When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted H7321 for joy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:11 - By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph H7321 over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] O clap your hands, all ye people; shout H7321 unto God with the voice of triumph.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph H7321 thou because of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:13 - The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, H7321 they also sing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Song or Psalm.]] Make a joyful noise H7321 unto God, all ye lands:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.]] Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise H7321 unto the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:1 - O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise H7321 to the rock of our salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:2 - Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise H7321 unto him with psalms.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:4 - Make a joyful noise H7321 unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:6 - With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise H7321 before the LORD, the King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 100:1 - [[A Psalm of praise.]] Make a joyful noise H7321 unto the LORD, all ye lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:9 - Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph. H7321
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:4 - And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; H7321 his life shall be grievous unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:10 - And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: H7321 the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, H7321 yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:23 - Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, H7321 ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:15 - Shout H7321 against her round about: she hath given her hand: her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down: for it is the vengeance of the LORD: take vengeance upon her; as she hath done, do unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:8 - Blow ye the cornet in Gibeah, and the trumpet in Ramah: cry aloud H7321 at Bethaven, after thee, O Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:1 - Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm H7321 in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:9 - Now why dost thou cry H7321 out aloud? is there no king in thee? is thy counsellor perished? for pangs have taken thee as a woman in travail.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:14 - Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, H7321 O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:9 - Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, H7321 O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
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