1262. barah
Strong's Concordance
barah: to eat
Original Word: בָּרָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: barah
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-raw')
Short Definition: eat
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to eat
NASB Translation
choose (1), eat (5), food (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. בָּרָה verb eat (Assyrian barû & derivatives ZimBP 31) —

Qal Perfect 2 Samuel 12:17; Imperfect אֶבְרֶה 2 Samuel 13:6,10 eat bread (בְּרוּלְֿכֶם 1 Samuel 17:8 scribal error for בחרו לכם 1 Kings 18:25 DrSm 107).

Pi`el Infinitive לְבָרוֺת Lamentations 4:10 for devouring.

Hiph`il Imperfect תַּבְרֵנִי 2 Samuel 13:5; Infinitive לְהַבְרוֺת 2 Samuel 3:35 cause to eat bread.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
choose, cause to eat, manifest, give meat

A primitive root; to select; also (as denominative from bar) to feed; also (as equivalent to barar) to render clear (Eccl. 3:18) -- choose, (cause to) eat, manifest, (give) meat.

see HEBREW bar

see HEBREW barar

Forms and Transliterations
בְּרוּ־ ברו־ וְאֶבְרֶ֖ה וְתַבְרֵ֣נִי ואברה ותברני לְבָרוֹת֙ לְהַבְר֧וֹת לברות להברות bə·rū- beru bərū- lə·ḇā·rō·wṯ lə·haḇ·rō·wṯ ləḇārōwṯ ləhaḇrōwṯ lehavRot levarOt veevReh vetavReni wə’eḇreh wə·’eḇ·reh wə·ṯaḇ·rê·nî wəṯaḇrênî
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6 Occurrences


bə·rū- — 1 Occ.
lə·haḇ·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḇā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·’eḇ·reh — 2 Occ.
wə·ṯaḇ·rê·nî — 1 Occ.

1 Samuel 17:8
HEB: עֲבָדִ֣ים לְשָׁא֔וּל בְּרוּ־ לָכֶ֥ם אִ֖ישׁ
NAS: of Saul? Choose a man
KJV: to Saul? choose you a man
INT: servants Saul choose A man come

2 Samuel 3:35
HEB: כָל־ הָעָ֗ם לְהַבְר֧וֹת אֶת־ דָּוִ֛ד
NAS: to persuade David to eat bread
KJV: David to eat meat
INT: all the people to eat David bread

2 Samuel 13:5
HEB: תָמָ֨ר אֲחוֹתִ֜י וְתַבְרֵ֣נִי לֶ֗חֶם וְעָשְׂתָ֤ה
NAS: and give me [some] food to eat, and let her prepare
KJV: come, and give me meat,
INT: Tamar my sister to eat me food her prepare

2 Samuel 13:6
HEB: שְׁתֵּ֣י לְבִב֔וֹת וְאֶבְרֶ֖ה מִיָּדָֽהּ׃
NAS: in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.
KJV: in my sight, that I may eat at her hand.
INT: A couple of cakes may eat her hand

2 Samuel 13:10
HEB: הַבִּרְיָה֙ הַחֶ֔דֶר וְאֶבְרֶ֖ה מִיָּדֵ֑ךְ וַתִּקַּ֣ח
NAS: into the bedroom, that I may eat from your hand.
KJV: into the chamber, that I may eat of thine hand.
INT: the food the bedroom may eat your hand took

Lamentations 4:10
HEB: יַלְדֵיהֶ֑ן הָי֤וּ לְבָרוֹת֙ לָ֔מוֹ בְּשֶׁ֖בֶר
NAS: They became food for them Because of the destruction
KJV: their own children: they were their meat in the destruction
INT: children became food of the destruction of the daughter

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