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Entry for Strong's #2220 - זְרֹעָה

Transliteration
zerôa‛, zerôa‛, zerô‛âh, zerô‛âh
Phonetics
zer-o'-ah (1,2), zer-o-aw' (3,4)  
Word Origin
from (02232)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
583a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) arm, forearm, shoulder, strength

1a) arm

1b) arm (as symbol of strength)

1c) forces (political and military)

1d) shoulder (of animal sacrificed)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1023 ‑ βραχίων (brakh‑ee'‑own);  484 ‑ ἀντίλημψις (an‑til'‑ape‑sis);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (91) NAS (92) HCS (90)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 9
Judges 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Job 6
Psalms 13
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 16
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 11
Daniel 5
Hosea 2
Zechariah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 9
Judges 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Job 6
Psalms 13
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 16
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 11
Daniel 5
Hosea 2
Zechariah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 9
Judges 2
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Job 6
Psalms 14
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 17
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 13
Daniel 5
Hosea 2
Zechariah 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfpc 1
n-cfpcX1cs 1
n-cfs 15
n-cfsc 12
n-cfpc 1
n-cfpcX1cs 1
n-cfs 16
n-cfsc 12
n-cfpc 1
n-cfpcX1cs 1
n-cfs 16
n-cfsc 12
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2139) grz (זרגה ZRGh) AC: ? CO: Arm AB: Force: The strength of the arm. [from: rz- the spreading ability of the arm]

Nf ) grz (זרגה ZRGh) - Arm: The arm as representing power. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): arm - Strongs: H1872 (דְּרָע)

cf) gfrz (זרוגה ZRWGh) - Arm: The arm as representing power. KJV (91): arm, power, shoulder, holpen, mighty, strength - Strongs: H2220 (זְרֹעָה)

nf) grza (אזרגה AZRGh) - Force: From the strength of the arm. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): force - Strongs: H153 (אֶדְרַע)

ncf) gfrza (אזרוגה AZRWGh) - Arm: KJV (2): arm - Strongs: H248 (אֶזְרוֹעַ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 זְרוֺעַ, זְרֹעַ noun feminine Exodus 6:6 and (rare) masculine Isaiah 51:5, compare below arm, shoulder, strength (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian (Tel el Amarna102,1. 12, etc.) zurû, compare Jastr JBL xi, 1892,123; Arabic ; Aramaic דְּרָעָא, ; Ethiopic ) — absolute זְרוֺעַ Exodus 6:6 +, זְרֹעַ Deuteronomy 7:19 +; construct זְרוֺעַ Psalm 10:15 +, זְרֹעַ Psalm 89:11 +; suffix זְרוֺעִי Jeremiah 27:5; Psalm 89:2, זְרֹעִי Isaiah 51:5; Isaiah 63:5; זְרוֺעֲךָ Psalm 71:18 +, זְרֹעֲךָ 1 Samuel 3:31 +, etc.; plural זְרֹעִים Daniel 11:31; construct זְרֹעֵי Genesis 49:24; suffix זְרֹעַי Isaiah 51:5, זְרֹעָיו 2 Kings 9:24; elsewhere feminine form, construct זְרוֺעוֺת Psalm 37:17, זְרֹעוֺת Job 22:9 6t., זְרֹעֹת Deuteronomy 33:27; suffix זְרוֺעֹתָ֑י Psalm 18:35, זְרֹעֹתָ֑י 2 Samuel 22:35, etc. (In absolute and construct singular more often plene, in plural and with suffix more often defect. In three instances where ׳ז is masculine it means a political or military force Daniel 11:15,22,31). —

1 arm,

a. literally, of a man Judges 15:14; Judges 16:12; 2 Samuel 1:10; Isaiah 9:19; Isaiah 17:5 (probably accusative instrumental), Deuteronomy 33:20; Zechariah 11:17 (twice in verse); Song of Solomon 8:6; Daniel 10:6; Ezekiel 13:30 (strike out Co); כֹּחוֺ׳ז Isaiah 44:12 (of a smith, forging); חֲשׂוּפָה׳ז Ezekiel 4:7 (of prophet); in figure of ׳י teaching Ephraim to walk Hosea 11:3; זְרֹעֵי יָדָיו Genesis 49:24 arms of his hands, i.e. arms that by their strength enable him (Joseph) to draw the bow; וַיַּךְ אֶתיְֿהוֺרָם בֵּין זְרֹעָיו 2 Kings 9:24, i.e. his arms seen from behind, his shoulders.

b. arm as seat of (human) strength Psalm 18:35 = 2 Samuel 22:35; לֹאעֹז׳ז Job 26:2, ׳כּוֺחַ הַזּ Daniel 11:6 compare Daniel 11:6; לֹא עֹז׳ז Job 26:2; ׳חִוַּקְתִּי ז Hosea 7:15 compare Ezekiel 30:24,25; also with שׁבר Psalm 10:15; Psalm 37:17; Jeremiah 48:25 ("" קֶרֶן), Ezekiel 30:21,22,24compare Ezekiel 30:25; רָמָה תִּשָּׁבֵר׳ז Job 38:15. — On Malachi 2:3 compare VB. Especially

c. Yahweh's arm as instrument of deliverance and judgment (often Deuteronomy , Jeremiah , Isa2, Psalm): — נְטוּיָה׳ז Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 5:15; Deuteronomy 26:8; Ezekiel 20:33,34; Psalm 136:12, compare Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 11:2; 1 Kings 8:42 2 Chronicles 6:32 (all "" יָד חֲזָקָה), Deuteronomy 9:29; 2 Kings 17:36; (of creation) Jeremiah 27:5; Jeremiah 32:17 (all "" כֹּחַ גָּדוֺל); נְטוּיָה׳בִּז Exodus 6:6 (P, or D's revision; no ""); חֲזָקָה׳זְ Jeremiah 21:5 ("" יָד נְטוּיָה); גְּדֹל זרועך Exodus 15:16 (song), ׳גֹּדֶל ז Psalm 79:11; זְרוֺעִי תְאַמְּצֶנּוּ Psalm 89:22 ("" יָדִי); ׳בִּזְ Psalm 77:16; ׳ז Psalm 44:4 ("" יְמִינְךָ), קָדְשׁוֺ׳ז Psalm 98:1 ("" יְמִינוֺ), compare Isaiah 52:10; עֻוָּךָ׳ז Psalm 89:11 compare Isaiah 62:8 ("" יְמִינוֺ); ׳לִבְּשִׁיעֹֿז זְרוֺעַ י Isaiah 51:9; ׳לְךָ זעִםגְּֿבוּרָ֑ה Psalm 89:14; תִּפְאַרְתּוֺ׳ז Isaiah 63:12; as support of weak Isaiah 40:11 (figurative of shepherd), compare זְרֹעֹת עוֺלָם Deuteronomy 33:27; נַחַת זְרוֺעוֺ יַרְאֶה Isaiah 30:30 (of lightning stroke, "" השׁמיע הוֺד קולו of thunder); also אִםוְֿרוֺעַכָּאֵל לָךְ Job 40:9.Hence,

2 arm, as symbol of strength:

a. human 1 Samuel 2:31 (twice in verse) (ᵐ5 read זַרְעֲךָ and זֶרַע, but see Klo Dr), Ezekiel 22:6; Ezekiel 31:17; וַתְּאַמֵּץ זְרוֺעתֶיהָ Proverbs 31:17; בָּשָׂר׳ז 2 Chronicles 32:8; שָׁם בָּשָׂר זְרֹעוֺ Jeremiah 17:5 ("" יִבְטַחבָּאָדָם); compare Psalm 44:4 ("" חַרְבָּם); אישׁ זרוע Job 22:8; זְרֹעוֺת יְתֹמִים Job 22:9 (i.e. strength, resources); הָיוּ זרוע לִבְּנֵילֿוֺט Psalm 83:9; רַבִּים׳ז Job 35:9; זְרֹעַ גְּדוֺלָה Ezekiel 17:9 (for pulling up a tree, in metaphor).

b. = divine strength Psalm 71:18 ("" גְּבוּרָה), זְרֹעוֺ משְׁלָהלוֺ Isaiah 40:10 ("" חָזָק); זְרֹעַי עַמִּים יִשְׁמֹּ֑טוּ Isaiah 51:5 [Str thinks masculine to avoid verbal ending נָה, compare Isaiah 49:11]; and help Isaiah 33:2 ("" יְשׁוּעָה) compare Isaiah 59:16; Isaiah 63:5; see also Isaiah 53:1.

3 Plural forces, political and military, with יִעֲמֹ֑דוּ Daniel 11:15,31; Daniel 11:22 (see Bev).

4 Shoulder of animal sacrificed, belonging to priest Numbers 6:19 (P) Deuteronomy 18:3.

דרע (√of following; Biblical Hebrew II. זרע, זְרוֺעַ).

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List of Word Forms
בִּזְר֣וֹעַ בִּזְר֥וֹעַ בִּזְרֹעוֹ֙ בִזְרֹ֤עַ בזרוע בזרע בזרעו הַזְּר֗וֹעַ הַזְּרֹ֣עַ הַזְּרֹ֥עַ הזרוע הזרע וְהַזְּרֹ֣עַ וּ֭זְרוֹעֲךָ וּֽזְרֹעֲךָ֖ וּֽזְרֽוֹעֲךָ֖ וּבִֽזְרֹעֲךָ֖ וּבִזְר֣וֹעַ וּבִזְר֥וֹעַ וּבִזְר֧וֹעַ וּבִזְרֹ֣עַ וּבִזְרוֹעִ֖י וּזְר֥וֹעַ וּזְרֹֽעֹתָיו֙ וּזְרֹע֔וֹ וּזְרֹע֖וֹ וּזְרֹע֖וֹת וּזְרֹע֛וֹ וּזְרֹע֤וֹת וּזְרֹע֥וֹת וּזְרֹעִ֖ים וּזְרֹעַ֖י וּזְרוֹעָם֮ ובזרוע ובזרועי ובזרע ובזרעך והזרע וזרוע וזרועך וזרועם וזרעו וזרעות וזרעי וזרעים וזרעך וזרעתיו זְ֭רוֹעַ זְר֖וֹעַ זְר֛וֹעַ זְר֣וֹעַ זְרֹ֖עַ זְרֹ֣עֲךָ֔ זְרֹ֣עֹתָ֔יו זְרֹע֑וֹ זְרֹע֔וֹ זְרֹע֖וֹ זְרֹע֣וֹת זְרֹעִ֔י זְרֹעִ֖י זְרֹעֵ֣י זְרֹעָ֔יו זְרֹעָם֙ זְרֹעֹ֣ת זְרֹעֹתָ֖יו זְרֹעֹתָֽי׃ זְרֹעוֹ֙ זְרֹעוֹת֙ זְרֹעוֹתֶֽיהָ׃ זְרֽוֹעֹתָ֑יו זְרֽוֹעֹתָ֑ם זְרוֹע֖וֹ זְרוֹע֣וֹת זְרוֹעֲךָ֑ זְרוֹעֲךָ֖ זְרוֹעֲךָ֣ זְרוֹעִ֥י זְרוֹעֶ֔ךָ זְרוֹעֹֽתֵיכֶ֑ם זְרוֹעֹתָֽי׃ זְרוֹעוֹ֙ זְרוֹעוֹתָ֗יו זרוע זרועו זרועות זרועותיו זרועי זרועך זרועתי׃ זרועתיו זרועתיכם זרועתם זרע זרעו זרעות זרעותיה׃ זרעי זרעיו זרעך זרעם זרעת זרעתי׃ זרעתיו לִזְרֹע֖וֹ לזרעו מִזְּר֣וֹעַ מזרוע biz·rō·‘ōw ḇiz·rō·a‘ biz·rō·w·a‘ bizrō‘ōw bizRoa ḇizrōa‘ bizroO bizrōwa‘ haz·zə·rō·a‘ haz·zə·rō·w·a‘ hazzeRoa hazzərōa‘ hazzərōwa‘ liz·rō·‘ōw lizrō‘ōw lizroO miz·zə·rō·w·a‘ mizzeRoa mizzərōwa‘ ū·ḇiz·rō·‘ă·ḵā ū·ḇiz·rō·a‘ ū·ḇiz·rō·w·‘î ū·ḇiz·rō·w·a‘ ū·zə·rō·‘ă·ḵā ū·zə·rō·‘ay ū·zə·rō·‘îm ū·zə·rō·‘ō·ṯāw ū·zə·rō·‘ō·wṯ ū·zə·rō·‘ōw ū·zə·rō·w·‘ă·ḵā ū·zə·rō·w·‘ām ū·zə·rō·w·a‘ ūḇizrō‘ăḵā ūḇizrōa‘ ūḇizrōw‘î ūḇizrōwa‘ uvizRoa uvizroaCha uvizroI ūzərō‘ăḵā ūzərō‘ay ūzərō‘îm ūzərō‘ōṯāw ūzərō‘ōw ūzərō‘ōwṯ uzeRoa uzeroaCha uzeroAi uzeroAm uzeroIm uzeroO uzeroot uzerooTav ūzərōw‘ăḵā ūzərōw‘ām ūzərōwa‘ vehazzeRoa vizRoa wə·haz·zə·rō·a‘ wəhazzərōa‘ zə·rō·‘ă·ḵā zə·rō·‘ām zə·rō·‘āw zə·rō·‘ê zə·rō·‘î zə·rō·‘ō·ṯāw zə·rō·‘ō·ṯāy zə·rō·‘ō·w·ṯe·hā zə·rō·‘ō·wṯ zə·rō·‘ōṯ zə·rō·‘ōw zə·rō·a‘ zə·rō·w·‘ă·ḵā zə·rō·w·‘e·ḵā zə·rō·w·‘î zə·rō·w·‘ō·ṯām zə·rō·w·‘ō·ṯāw zə·rō·w·‘ō·ṯāy zə·rō·w·‘ō·ṯê·ḵem zə·rō·w·‘ō·w·ṯāw zə·rō·w·‘ō·wṯ zə·rō·w·‘ōw zə·rō·w·a‘ zərō‘ăḵā zərō‘ām zərō‘āw zərō‘ê zərō‘î zərō‘ōṯ zərō‘ōṯāw zərō‘ōṯāy zərō‘ōw zərō‘ōwṯ zərō‘ōwṯehā zeRoa zərōa‘ zeroaCha zeroAm zeroAv zeroEcha zeroEi zeroI zeroO zeroOt zerooTai zerooTam zerooTav zerooteiChem zerooTeiha zərōw‘ăḵā zərōw‘eḵā zərōw‘î zərōw‘ōṯām zərōw‘ōṯāw zərōw‘ōṯāy zərōw‘ōṯêḵem zərōw‘ōw zərōw‘ōwṯ zərōw‘ōwṯāw zərōwa‘
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