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Entry for Strong's #6168 - עָרָה

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be bare, be nude, uncover, leave destitute, discover, empty, raze, pour out

1a) (Piel)

1a1) to bare, lay bare

1a2) to lay bare by emptying, empty

1a3) to pour out

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to make naked, strip bare (of sexual offences)

1b2) to pour out

1c) (Niphal) to be poured out, be exposed

1d) (Hithpael)

1d1) to expose oneself, make oneself naked

1d2) pouring oneself, spreading oneself (participle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5166 ‑ τρυγάω (troo‑gah'‑o);  5515 ‑ χλωρός (khlo‑ros');  1869 ‑ ἐπαίρω (ep‑ahee'‑ro);  3860 ‑ παραδίδωμι (par‑ad‑id'‑o‑mee);  1904 ‑ ἐπέρχομαι (ep‑er'‑khom‑ahee);  2064 ‑ ἔρχομαι (er'‑khom‑ahee);  601 ‑ ἀποκαλύπτω (ap‑ok‑al‑oop'‑to);  343 ‑ ἀνακαλύπτω (an‑ak‑al‑oop'‑to);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (16) HCS (15)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 4
Lamentations 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 4
Lamentations 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 4
Lamentations 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
v-hp3ms 3
v-pa 1
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-tPms 1
v-hp3ms 3
v-pa 1
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-tPms 1
v-hp3ms 3
v-pa 1
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-tPms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1365) ro (אהר AhR) AC: Bare CO: Skin AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the r is a picture of a man. Combined these mean "see a man". When the enemy is captured, he is stripped of his clothes to the skin and carefully watched.

A) ro (אהר AhR) AC: ? CO: Naked AB: ?

am ) rom (מאהר MAhR) - Nakedness: KJV (2): nakedness, proportion - Strongs: H4626 (מַעַר)

im/f) rot (תאהר TAhR) - I. Razor:For shaving hair and making the face naked. II. Sheath:For holding a blade. KJV (13): sheath, razor, penknife, scabbard, shave - Strongs: H8593 (תַּעַר)

lm) roro (אהראהר AhRAhR) - Naked: KJV (2): destitute, heath - Strongs: H6199 (עַרְעָר)

apm) mrom (מאהרמ MAhRM) - Naked: KJV (1): naked - Strongs: H4636 (מַעֲרֹם)

clm) rofro (אהרואהר AhRWAhR) - Naked: KJV (1): heath - Strongs: H6176 (עַרְעָר)

cpm) mfro (אהרומ AhRWM) - Naked: [df: Mre]KJV (16): naked - Strongs: H6174 (עָרֹם)

ecpm ) mfrio (אהירומ AhYRWM) - Naked: [df: Mrye Mre]KJV (10): naked, nakedness - Strongs: H5903 (עֵרֹם)

B) rro (אהרר AhRR) AC: ? CO: Naked AB: ?

V) rro (אהרר AhRR) - Bare: KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Pilpel) bare, raise, break - Strongs: H6209 (עָרַר)

bfm) iriro (אהרירי AhRYRY) - Barren: One who is childless. KJV (4): childless - Strongs: H6185 (עֲרִירִי)

H) ero (אהרה AhRH) AC: Uncover CO: Naked AB: ?

V) ero (אהרה AhRH) - I. Uncover:To remove the covering. II. Empty:To remove the contents of a container or destroy a city. KJV (15): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) uncover, discover, empty, rase, destitute, naked, pour, spread - Strongs: H6168 (עָרָה)

Nf1) ero (אהרה AhRH) - Meadow: A place barren of trees. KJV (1): reed - Strongs: H6169 (עָרָה)

am) erom (מאהרה MAhRH) - Meadow: A place barren of trees. KJV (1): meadow - Strongs: H4629 (מַעֲרֶה)

ff1) eiro (אהריה AhRYH) - Naked: KJV (6): naked, bare - Strongs: H6181 (עֶרְיָה)

J) rfo (אהור AhWR) AC: ? CO: Skin AB: ?: The bare skin without clothing.

V) rfo (אהור AhWR) - Naked: To have the skin exposed. KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) naked - Strongs: H5783 (עוּר)

Nm) rfo (אהור AhWR) - Skin: The skin of men or animals as well as leather made from animal skins. Also the husk of a seed. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (100): skin, hide, leather, chaff - Strongs: H5784 (עוּר), H5785 (עוֹר)

am) rfom (מאהור MAhWR) - Nakedness: KJV (1): nakedness, pudendum - Strongs: H4589 (מָעוֹר)

K) fro (אהרו AhRW) AC: ? CO: Naked AB: ?: The shame of one being naked.

Nf1) efro (אהרוה AhRWH) - I. Nakedness:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Shame:From ones nakedness. KJV (55): nakedness, shame, unclean, uncleanness, dishonor - Strongs: H6172 (עֶרְוָה), H6173 (עַרְוָה)

M) rio (אהיר AhYR) AC: Watch CO: ? AB: ?: In the sense of seeing.

Nm) rio (אהיר AhYR) - Watcher: [Aramaic only] KJV (3): watcher - Strongs: H5894 (עִיר)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָרָה] verb be naked, bare (Arabic be naked; Phoenician ערה [Pi`el] lay bare (compare Bloch Lzb); Assyrian ûru, nakedness, also desert waste (compare [עָרָה] below) Jäger BAS ii. 282and references; Late Hebrew עֶרְוָה = Biblical Hebrew, ᵑ7עִירְיְתָא; Syriac in Lexicons); —

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine singular עֵרָה Isaiah 22:6; Zephaniah 2:14; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְעָרֶה Isaiah 3:17; 3 feminine singular וַהְּעַר Genesis 24:20; 2 masculine singular jussive תְּעַר Psalm 141:8; 3 masculine plural וִיעָרוּ 2 Chronicles 24:11; Imperative masculine plural עָ֫רוּ Psalm 137:7 (twice in verse); Infinitive absolute עָרוֺת Habakkuk 3:13 (Ges§ 75n); —

1 lay bare Isaiah 3:17; Isaiah 22:6; Zephaniah 2:14 (indefinite subject); of laying foundations bare, i.e. tearing down walls, etc. Habakkuk 3:13 (yet on text see Now), absolute עָ֫רוּ עָ֑רוּ Psalm 137:7 (twice in verse).

2 lay bare by removing contents, empty, water-jar Genesis 24:20 (J; + אֶל location), chest 2 Chronicles 24:11.

3 pour out, אַלתְּֿעַר נַמְּשִׁי Psalm 141:8 (i.e. slay).

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular ׃ הֶעֱרָה

1 make naked, of sexual offences Leviticus 20:18,19 (both "" גִּלָּה).

2 pour out, לַמָּוֶת׳הע, נַפְשׁוֺ Isaiah 53:12 (figurative for slay, compare Qal 3).

Niph`al passive of Hiph`il 2 : 3 masculine singular יֵעָרֶה עָלֵינוּ רוּחַ Isaiah 32:15 (figurative) until there be poured upon us a spirit from on high.

Hithpa`el 1. Imperfect 2 feminine singular תִּתְעָרִ֑י Lamentations 4:21 thou shalt make thyself naked (of Edom under figure of drunken woman).

2 Participle מִתְעָרֶה Psalm 37:35 usually pouring himself, i.e. spreading himself out like a tree (Bae doubts; Du מִתְעַלֶּה lifting himself up, compare ᵐ5).

[עַרְוָה] noun feminine dishonour (√ערה, Biblical Hebrew be naked (q. v.), עֶתְוָה nakedness); — construct עַרְוַת Ezra 4:14.

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List of Word Forms
הֶֽעֱרָ֔ה הֶעֱרָ֖ה הֶעֱרָ֤ה הערה וְתִתְעָרִֽי׃ וִיעָ֙רוּ֙ וַתְּעַ֤ר וּ֝מִתְעָרֶ֗ה ויערו ומתערה ותער ותתערי׃ יְעָרֶֽה׃ יֵ֨עָרֶ֥ה יערה יערה׃ עֵרָ֖ה עֵרָֽה׃ עָ֑רוּ עָ֤רוּ ׀ עָר֛וֹת ערה ערה׃ ערו ערות תְּעַ֥ר תער ‘ā·rō·wṯ ‘ā·rū ‘ārōwṯ ‘ārū ‘ê·rāh ‘êrāh aRot Aru eRah he‘ĕrāh he·‘ĕ·rāh heeRah tə‘ar tə·‘ar teAr ū·miṯ·‘ā·reh ūmiṯ‘āreh umitaReh vatteAr vetitaRi viAru wat·tə·‘ar wattə‘ar wə·ṯiṯ·‘ā·rî wəṯiṯ‘ārî wî‘ārū wî·‘ā·rū yê‘āreh yə‘āreh yê·‘ā·reh yə·‘ā·reh yeaReh
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