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Lexicon :: Strong's H8184 - śᵊʿōrâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From שָׂעַר (H8175) in the sense of roughness
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2274f

Strong’s Definitions

שְׂעֹרָה sᵉʻôrâh, seh-o-raw'; or שְׂעוֹרָה sᵉʻôwrâh (feminine meaning the plant); and (masculine meaning the grain); also שְׂעֹר sᵉʻôr; or שְׂעוֹר sᵉʻôwr; from H8175 in the sense of roughness; barley (as villose):—barley.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H8184 in the following manner: barley (34x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H8184 in the following manner: barley (34x).
  1. barley

    1. barley (of the plant)

    2. barley (of the meal or grain)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׂעֹרָה sᵉʻôrâh, seh-o-raw'; or שְׂעוֹרָה sᵉʻôwrâh (feminine meaning the plant); and (masculine meaning the grain); also שְׂעֹר sᵉʻôr; or שְׂעוֹר sᵉʻôwr; from H8175 in the sense of roughness; barley (as villose):—barley.
STRONGS H8184: Abbreviations
שְׂעֹרָה noun feminine barley (bearded grain; Greek Version of the LXX κριθή, Vulgate hordeum; Late Hebrew id.; Sabean שערם Glas in FellZMG liv (1900), 256, Arabic bdb097212; Old Aramaic שערה, Targum סְעָרְתָא, Syriac bdb097213; Di260 compare Ethiopic bdb097214 wheat, grain); — absolute שׂ׳ Exodus 9:31 +; usually plural שְׂעֹרִים Hosea 3:2 +; — barley, common grain (often || חִטָּה, etc.):
1. growing, standing, singular Exodus 9:31 (twice in verse) (J), Deuteronomy 8:8; Job 31:40; Job 1:11, as sown Isaiah 28:25; standing, plural 2 Samuel 14:30 שְׂעוֺ׳ 1 Chronicles 11:13, reaped קְצִיר (הַ)שְׂעֹרִים 2 Samuel 21:9; Ruth 1:22; Ruth 2:23, גֹּרֶן הַשּׂ׳ Ruth 3:2.
2. plural, the grains, measured, cooked, etc.: Hosea 3:2 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 4:9; Ezekiel 13:19; Ezekiel 45:13; 2 Kings 7:1, 16, 18; Jeremiah 41:8; 2 Chronicles 2:9; 2 Chronicles 2:14; 2 Chronicles 27:5; Ruth 2:17; Ruth 3:15, 17; 2 Samuel 17:28; 1 Kings 5:8 (food for horses); זֶרַע חֹמֶר שׂ׳ Leviticus 27:16 (P); קֶמַח שׂ׳ Numbers 5:15, לֶחֶם שׂ׳ Judges 7:13; 2 Kings 4:42, עֻגַת שׂ׳ Ezekiel 4:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:31; 9:31










1:22; 2:17; 2:23; 3:2; 3:15; 3:17

2 Samuel

14:30; 17:28; 21:9

1 Kings


2 Kings

4:42; 7:1; 7:16; 7:18

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

2:9; 2:14; 27:5


1:11; 31:40






4:9; 4:12; 13:19; 45:13


3:2; 3:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8184 matches the Hebrew שְׂעֹרָה (śᵊʿōrâ),
which occurs 34 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:31 - And the flax and the barley H8184 was smitten: for the barley H8184 was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:16 - And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD some part of a field of his possession, then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley H8184 seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley H8184 meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:8 - A land of wheat, and barley, H8184 and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:13 - And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley H8184 bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:22 - So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley H8184 harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:17 - So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned: and it was about an ephah of barley. H8184
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:23 - So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley H8184 harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:2 - And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he winnoweth barley H8184 to night in the threshingfloor.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:15 - Also he said, Bring the vail that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, H8184 and laid it on her: and she went into the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:17 - And she said, These six measures of barley H8184 gave he me; for he said to me, Go not empty unto thy mother in law.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:30 - Therefore he said unto his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he hath barley H8184 there; go and set it on fire. And Absalom's servants set the field on fire.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:28 - Brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, H8184 and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:9 - And he delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them in the hill before the LORD: and they fell all seven together, and were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, in the beginning of barley H8184 harvest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:28 - Barley H8184 also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:42 - And there came a man from Baalshalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, H8184 and full ears of corn in the husk thereof. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:1 - Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley H8184 for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:16 - And the people went out, and spoiled the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley H8184 for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:18 - And it came to pass as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures of barley H8184 for a shekel, and a measure of fine flour for a shekel, shall be to morrow about this time in the gate of Samaria:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:13 - He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a parcel of ground full of barley; H8184 and the people fled from before the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:10 - And, behold, I will give to thy servants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, H8184 and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:15 - Now therefore the wheat, and the barley, H8184 the oil, and the wine, which my lord hath spoken of, let him send unto his servants:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 27:5 - He fought also with the king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year an hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand measures of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. H8184 So much did the children of Ammon pay unto him, both the second year, and the third.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:40 - Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. H8184 The words of Job are ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:25 - When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley H8184 and the rie in their place?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:8 - But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not: for we have treasures in the field, of wheat, and of barley, H8184 and of oil, and of honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among their brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:9 - Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, H8184 and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:12 - And thou shalt eat it as barley H8184 cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:19 - And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley H8184 and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:13 - This is the oblation that ye shall offer; the sixth part of an ephah of an homer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth part of an ephah of an homer of barley: H8184
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:2 - So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, H8184 and an half homer of barley: H8184
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:11 - Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; H8184 because the harvest of the field is perished.
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