1254. bara'
Strong's Concordance
bara': choose
Original Word: בָּרָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: bara'
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-raw')
Short Definition: choose
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. בָּרָא53 verb shape, create (compare Arabic probably loan-word, form, fashion by cutting, shape out, pare a reed for writing, a stick for an arrow, but also , create; Phoenician הברא CISi. 347 incisor, a trade involving cutting; Assyrian barû, make, create, COTGloss & Hpt KAT2Gloss 1 but dubious; Sabean ברא found, build, DHMZMG 1883, 413, synonym בנה; BaZA. 1888, 58, compare Assyrian banû, create, beget, with change of liquid; Aramaic בְּרָא, , create) —

Qal Perfect Genesis 1:1 19t.; Imperfect יִבְרָא Genesis 1:21,27; Numbers 16:30; Infinitive בְּראֹ Genesis 5:1; Imperative בְּרָא Psalm 51:12; Participle בּוֺרֵא Isaiah 42:5 10t.; suffix בֹּרַאֲךָ Isaiah 43:1; בּוֺרְאֶיךָ Ecclesiastes 12:1; — shape, fashion, create, always of divine activity, with accusative of thing, seldom except in P and Isa2.

1 object heaven and earth Genesis 1:1; Genesis 2:3 (P) Isaiah 45:18 (twice in verse); mankind Genesis 1:27 (3 t. in verse); Genesis 5:1,2(P) Genesis 6:7 (J) Deuteronomy 4:32; Psalm 89:48; Isaiah 45:12; the host of heaven Isaiah 40:26; heavens Isaiah 42:5; ends of the earth Isaiah 40:28; north and south Psalm 89:13; wind Amos 4:13; the תנינים Genesis 1:21 (P).

2 the individual man Malachi 2:10 ("" father) Ecclesiastes 12:1; the smith and the waster Isaiah 54:16 (twice in verse); Israel as a nation Isaiah 43:15; Jacob Isaiah 43:1; the seed of Israel Isaiah 43:7.

3 new conditions and circumstances: righteousness and salvation Isaiah 45:8; darkness and evil Isaiah 45:7; fruit of the lips Isaiah 57:19; a new thing חֲדָשָׁה (a woman encompassing a man) Jeremiah 31:22; בְּרִיאָה (swallowing up the Korahites) Numbers 16:30 (J); cloud and flame over Zion Isaiah 4:5.

4 of transformations: a clean heart Psalm 51:12 ("" חִדֵּשׁ); new heaven and earth Isaiah 65:17 (in place of old); transformation of nature Isaiah 41:20; with double accusative בורא ירושׁלם גילה transform Jerusalem into rejoicing Isaiah 65:18.

Niph`al Perfect2feminine singular נִבְרֵאתְ Ezekiel 21:35; 3plural נִבְרְאוּ Exodus 34:10 2t.; Imperfect יִבָּרֵא֑וּן Psalm 104:30; Infinitive suffix הִבָּרַאֲךָ Ezekiel 28:13; הִבָּֽרְאָךְ Ezekiel 28:15; הִבָּֽרְאָם Genesis 2:4; Genesis 5:2; Participle נִבְרָא Psalm 102:19; — Pass.

1 be created: heaven and earth Genesis 2:4 (P); creatures Psalm 104:30; mankind Genesis 5:2 (P); heavens Psalm 148:5.

2 with reference to birth: במקום אשׁר נבראת in the place where thou wast created (i.e. native land) Ezekiel 21:35; יום הבראך day when thou wast created (king of Tyre) Ezekiel 28:13,15 (compare היום ילדתיך Psalm 2:7); עַם נִבְרָא Psalm 102:19 ("" עַם נוֺלָד Psalm 22:32).

3 of something new, astonishing: miracles Exodus 34:10 (J); new things, חדשׁות Isaiah 48:6.

Pi`el Perfect בֵּרֵאתָ Joshua 17:15; בֵּרֵאתוֺ Joshua 17:18; Infinitive absolute בָּרֵא Ezekiel 21:24 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 23:47; —

1 cut down: a forest Joshua 17:15,18 (J); וּבָרֵא אוֺתְהֶן בְּחַרְבוֺתָם Ezekiel 23:47.

2 cut out: יָד hand, as an index Ezekiel 21:24 (twice in verse).

II. [בָּרָא] verb be fat (Arabic be free of a thing, sound, healthy; see מרא) —

Hiph`il Infinitive לְהַבְרִיאֲכֶם 1 Samuel 2:29 to make yourselves fat.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
choose, create creator, cut down, dispatch, do, make fat

A primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes) -- choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).

Forms and Transliterations
בְּהִבָּֽרְאָ֑ם בְּרָאָ֑ם בְּרָאָ֑נוּ בְּרָאָֽהּ׃ בְּרָא־ בְּרָאתִ֑יו בְּרָאתִֽיו׃ בְּרֹ֤א בְרָאָ֖הּ בְרָאתָ֑ם בָּרֵ֔א בָּרֵֽא׃ בָּרָ֙אתִי֙ בָּרָ֣א בָּרָ֣אתִי בָּרָ֥א בָּרָ֥אתִי בָּרָ֥אתָ בָּרָ֨א בָרָ֑אתִי בָרָ֣א בָרָ֥א בָרָ֨א בֹּרַאֲךָ֣ בּ֣וֹרְאֶ֔יךָ בּוֹרֵ֖א בּוֹרֵ֤א בּוֹרֵ֥א בּוֹרֵ֨א בּוֹרֵא֙ בהבראם בוֹרֵ֑א בוֹרֵ֛א בוֹרֵ֧א בורא בוראיך ברא ברא־ ברא׃ בראה בראה׃ בראך בראם בראנו בראת בראתי בראתיו בראתיו׃ בראתם הִבָּֽרְאָ֑ךְ הִבָּֽרְאָֽם׃ הִבָּרַאֲךָ֖ הבראך הבראם׃ וְנִבְרָֽאוּ׃ וַיִּבְרָ֣א וַיִּבְרָ֨א וּב֣וֹרֵא וּבֵ֣רֵאת֔וֹ וּבֵרֵאתָ֤ וּבָרֵ֥א וּבָרָ֣א וּבֹרֵ֣א וּבוֹרֵ֣א ובורא וברא ובראת ובראתו ויברא ונבראו׃ יִבְרָ֣א יִבָּרֵא֑וּן יברא יבראון לְהַבְרִֽיאֲכֶ֗ם להבריאכם נִ֝בְרָ֗א נִבְרְא֥וּ נִבְרְאוּ֙ נִבְרֵ֛את נברא נבראו נבראת bā·rā ḇā·rā bā·rā·ṯā bā·rā·ṯî ḇā·rā·ṯî bā·rê baRa bārā ḇārā baRata bārāṯā baRati bārāṯî ḇārāṯî baRe bārê bə·hib·bā·rə·’ām bə·rā- bə·rā·’ā·nū bə·rā·’āh ḇə·rā·’āh bə·rā·’ām ḇə·rā·ṯām bə·rā·ṯîw bə·rō bəhibbārə’ām behibbareAm bera bərā- bərā’āh ḇərā’āh bərā’ām bərā’ānū beraAh beraAm beraAnu ḇərāṯām beraTiv bərāṯîw beRo bərō bō·ra·’ă·ḵā bō·w·rê ḇō·w·rê bō·wr·’e·ḵā bōra’ăḵā boraaCha boRe borEicha bōwr’eḵā bōwrê ḇōwrê hib·bā·ra·’ă·ḵā hib·bā·rə·’āḵ hib·bā·rə·’ām hibbāra’ăḵā hibbaraaCha hibbārə’āḵ hibbārə’ām hibbareAch hibBareAm lə·haḇ·rî·’ă·ḵem ləhaḇrî’ăḵem lehavriaChem niḇ·rā niḇ·rə·’ū niḇ·rêṯ niḇrā niḇrə’ū niḇrêṯ nivRa nivRet nivreU ū·ḇā·rā ū·ḇā·rê ū·ḇê·rê·ṯā ū·ḇê·rê·ṯōw ū·ḇō·rê ū·ḇō·w·rê ūḇārā ūḇārê ūḇêrêṯā ūḇêrêṯōw ūḇōrê ūḇōwrê uvaRa uvaRe uvereTa uVereTo uvoRe vaiyivRa vaRa vaRati venivRau veraAh veraTam voRe way·yiḇ·rā wayyiḇrā wə·niḇ·rā·’ū wəniḇrā’ū yib·bā·rê·’ūn yiḇ·rā yibbārê’ūn yibbareUn yiḇrā yivRa
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55 Occurrences


bā·rā — 5 Occ.
bā·rā·ṯā — 1 Occ.
bā·rā·ṯî — 3 Occ.
bā·rê — 2 Occ.
bə·hib·bā·rə·’ām — 1 Occ.
bə·rā- — 1 Occ.
bə·rā·’āh — 1 Occ.
bə·rā·’ām — 1 Occ.
bə·rā·’ā·nū — 1 Occ.
bə·rā·ṯîw — 2 Occ.
bə·rō — 1 Occ.
bō·ra·’ă·ḵā — 1 Occ.
bō·w·rê — 5 Occ.
bō·wr·’e·ḵā — 1 Occ.
hib·bā·ra·’ă·ḵā — 1 Occ.
hib·bā·rə·’āḵ — 1 Occ.
hib·bā·rə·’ām — 1 Occ.
lə·haḇ·rî·’ă·ḵem — 1 Occ.
niḇ·rā — 1 Occ.
niḇ·rêṯ — 1 Occ.
niḇ·rə·’ū — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇā·rā — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇā·rê — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇê·rê·ṯā — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇê·rê·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇō·w·rê — 3 Occ.
way·yiḇ·rā — 2 Occ.
ḇā·rā — 3 Occ.
ḇā·rā·ṯî — 1 Occ.
wə·niḇ·rā·’ū — 1 Occ.
ḇə·rā·’āh — 1 Occ.
ḇə·rā·ṯām — 1 Occ.
ḇō·w·rê — 3 Occ.
yib·bā·rê·’ūn — 1 Occ.
yiḇ·rā — 1 Occ.

Genesis 1:1
HEB: בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת
NAS: God created the heavens
KJV: God created the heaven
INT: in the beginning created God the heavens

Genesis 1:21
HEB: וַיִּבְרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֔ים אֶת־
NAS: God created the great sea monsters
KJV: And God created great whales,
INT: created God sea

Genesis 1:27
HEB: וַיִּבְרָ֨א אֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ אֶת־
NAS: God created man in His own image,
KJV: So God created man in his [own] image,
INT: created God man

Genesis 1:27
HEB: בְּצֶ֥לֶם אֱלֹהִ֖ים בָּרָ֣א אֹת֑וֹ זָכָ֥ר
NAS: of God He created him; male
KJV: of God created he him; male
INT: the image of God created male and female

Genesis 1:27
HEB: זָכָ֥ר וּנְקֵבָ֖ה בָּרָ֥א אֹתָֽם׃
NAS: him; male and female He created them.
KJV: and female created he them.
INT: male and female created

Genesis 2:3
HEB: מְלַאכְתּ֔וֹ אֲשֶׁר־ בָּרָ֥א אֱלֹהִ֖ים לַעֲשֽׂוֹת׃
NAS: which God had created and made.
KJV: which God created and made.
INT: his work which had created God and made

Genesis 2:4
HEB: הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם וְהָאָ֖רֶץ בְּהִבָּֽרְאָ֑ם בְּי֗וֹם עֲשׂ֛וֹת
NAS: and the earth when they were created, in the day
KJV: and of the earth when they were created, in the day
INT: of the heavens and the earth were created the day made

Genesis 5:1
HEB: אָדָ֑ם בְּי֗וֹם בְּרֹ֤א אֱלֹהִים֙ אָדָ֔ם
NAS: when God created man,
KJV: that God created man,
INT: of Adam the day created God man

Genesis 5:2
HEB: זָכָ֥ר וּנְקֵבָ֖ה בְּרָאָ֑ם וַיְבָ֣רֶךְ אֹתָ֗ם
NAS: He created them male and female,
KJV: and female created he them; and blessed
INT: male and female created blessed and called

Genesis 5:2
HEB: אָדָ֔ם בְּי֖וֹם הִבָּֽרְאָֽם׃ ס
NAS: in the day when they were created.
KJV: in the day when they were created.
INT: Man the day were created

Genesis 6:7
HEB: הָאָדָ֤ם אֲשֶׁר־ בָּרָ֙אתִי֙ מֵעַל֙ פְּנֵ֣י
NAS: whom I have created from the face
KJV: man whom I have created from the face
INT: man whom have created from the face

Exodus 34:10
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֛ר לֹֽא־ נִבְרְא֥וּ בְכָל־ הָאָ֖רֶץ
NAS: which have not been produced in all
KJV: marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth,
INT: which nor been produced all the earth

Numbers 16:30
HEB: וְאִם־ בְּרִיאָ֞ה יִבְרָ֣א יְהוָ֗ה וּפָצְתָ֨ה
NAS: the LORD brings about an entirely new thing
KJV: But if the LORD make a new thing,
INT: if an entirely brings the LORD opens

Deuteronomy 4:32
HEB: הַיּוֹם֙ אֲשֶׁר֩ בָּרָ֨א אֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ אָדָם֙
NAS: that God created man
KJV: that God created man
INT: the day which created God man

Joshua 17:15
HEB: לְךָ֣ הַיַּ֔עְרָה וּבֵרֵאתָ֤ לְךָ֙ שָׁ֔ם
NAS: up to the forest and clear a place for yourself there
KJV: to the wood [country], and cut down for thyself there in the land
INT: go to the forest and clear there the land

Joshua 17:18
HEB: יַ֣עַר ה֔וּא וּבֵ֣רֵאת֔וֹ וְהָיָ֥ה לְךָ֖
NAS: shall be yours. For though it is a forest, you shall clear it, and to its farthest borders
KJV: shall be thine; for it [is] a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings
INT: forest you shall clear become farthest

1 Samuel 2:29
HEB: בָּנֶ֙יךָ֙ מִמֶּ֔נִּי לְהַבְרִֽיאֲכֶ֗ם מֵרֵאשִׁ֛ית כָּל־
NAS: above Me, by making yourselves fat with the choicest
KJV: thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest
INT: your sons above making the choicest of every

2 Samuel 12:17
HEB: אָבָ֔ה וְלֹֽא־ בָרָ֥א אִתָּ֖ם לָֽחֶם׃
INT: would not choose for food

Psalm 51:10
HEB: לֵ֣ב טָ֭הוֹר בְּרָא־ לִ֣י אֱלֹהִ֑ים
NAS: Create in me a clean heart,
KJV: Create in me a clean heart,
INT: heart A clean Create God spirit

Psalm 89:12
HEB: וְ֭יָמִין אַתָּ֣ה בְרָאתָ֑ם תָּב֥וֹר וְ֝חֶרְמ֗וֹן
NAS: and the south, You have created them; Tabor
KJV: and the south thou hast created them: Tabor
INT: and the south You have created Tabor and Hermon

Psalm 89:47
HEB: מַה־ שָּׁ֝֗וְא בָּרָ֥אתָ כָל־ בְּנֵי־
NAS: vanity You have created all
KJV: how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men
INT: what vanity have created all the sons

Psalm 102:18
HEB: אַחֲר֑וֹן וְעַ֥ם נִ֝בְרָ֗א יְהַלֶּל־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: That a people yet to be created may praise
KJV: and the people which shall be created shall praise
INT: to come A people to be created may praise the LORD

Psalm 104:30
HEB: תְּשַׁלַּ֣ח ר֭וּחֲךָ יִבָּרֵא֑וּן וּ֝תְחַדֵּ֗שׁ פְּנֵ֣י
NAS: forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew
KJV: forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest
INT: send your Spirit are created renew the face

Psalm 148:5
HEB: ה֭וּא צִוָּ֣ה וְנִבְרָֽאוּ׃
NAS: For He commanded and they were created.
KJV: for he commanded, and they were created.
INT: He commanded were created

Ecclesiastes 12:1
HEB: וּזְכֹר֙ אֶת־ בּ֣וֹרְאֶ֔יךָ בִּימֵ֖י בְּחוּרֹתֶ֑יךָ
NAS: Remember also your Creator in the days
KJV: Remember now thy Creator in the days
INT: Remember your Creator the days of your youth

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