3384. yarah or yara
Strong's Concordance
yarah or yara: to throw, shoot
Original Word: יָרָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yarah or yara
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-raw')
Short Definition: teach
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to throw, shoot
NASB Translation
archers (2), archers shot (1), archers* (2), cast (3), cast them down (1), directed (1), instruct (4), instructed (1), instruction (1), instructs (1), laid (1), point (1), points (1), rain (1), set (1), shoot (10), shot (3), shot through (1), showed (1), taught (3), teach (27), teacher (2), teaches (2), teaching (1), throws (1), watering (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[יָרָא] verb shoot, pour (Aramaic orthography of יָרָה q. v.) —

Qal Infinitive construct לִירוֺא בַּחִצִּים2Chronicles 26:15 shoot with arrows.

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיֹּרא֯וּ 2 Samuel 11:24 and they shot at (אֶלֿ); Participle plural הַמּוֺרִא֯ים 2 Samuel 11:24 the shooters, archers; Kt to be read וַיֹּרִאוּ, הַמּוֺרַאִים; but Masora nothing א as superfluous, would read וַיֹּרוּ, הַמּוֺרִים from יָרָה (Bö§ 1088 (8), (9)).

Hoph`al Imperfect only in וּמַרְוֶה גַּם הוּא יוֺרֶ֑א Proverbs 11:25 he that watereth shall himself also be watered (Fl De MV and others derive — 'non bene,' Thes — from √ רוה, q. v., יוֺרֶא for יָרְוֶה ֗֗֗ ; but see Thes Ew§ 131 f.§ 161 (4) SS Buhl Köi. 585; compare ירה 4).

יָרָה verb throw, shoot (Late Hebrew shoot, Hiph`il teach; Aramaic Aph`el אוֺרִי teach; Ethiopic jecit; Amharic warê is information, news, see NöZMG 1886, 724; Assyrian ârû, lead, guide, DlHWB 241; têrtu, law, DlHA 49; Zinjirli ירי set, found, DHMSendsch. 57, compare

2 below — Buhl distinguishes

3 √ √ ירה: I. = throw, compare modern Arabic warra; II. Hiph`il = moisten, compare רוה; III. Hiph`il = teach, compare ראה, Arabic , ; but evidence for this division hardly sufficient) —

Qal Perfect ׳יר Exodus 15:4 3t.; 1 singular יָרִיתִי Genesis 31:51; Joshua 18:6; Imperfect1plural suffix וַנִּירָם Numbers 21:30 (SS after ᵐ5 וְנִינָם, see Ges§ 76 (2) e); Imperative יְרֵה 2 Kings 13:17; Infinitive absolute יָרֹה Exodus 19:13 construct לִיר(וֺ)ת Psalm 11:2; Psalm 64:5; Participle יֹרֶה Proverbs 26:18; plural יוֺרִים 1 Chronicles 10:3; יֹרִים2Chronicles 35:23; —

1 throw, cast, with accusative: cast lots Joshua 18:6 (E); army into (בְּ) the sea Exodus 15:4 (song).

2 cast (= lay, set), corner-stone Job 38:6; pillar Genesis 31:51 (E; see Zinjirli above)

3 shoot arrows, absolute Exodus 19:13 (E) 2 Kings 13:17; accusative of arrows 1 Samuel 20:36,37; Proverbs 26:18; accusative of person Numbers 21:30 (song, E) Psalm 64:5; with לְ person Psalm 11:2; י(וֺ)רִים archers 1 Chronicles 10:3; 2Chronicles 35:23.

4 throw water, rain: Hosea 6:3, but see יוֺרֶה early rain (compare Hiph`il 3).

Niph`al Imperfect יִיָּרֶה shot through (with arrows) Exodus 19:13 (E).

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular suffix הֹרַנִי Job 30:19 (הֹרָנִי Baer); הוֺרָהוּ 2 Kings 12:3; הוֺרֵתָ֑נִי Psalm 119:102; 1singular וְהוֺרֵיתִ֫י Exodus 4:15; 1 Samuel 12:23; suffix הֹרֵיתִיךָ Proverbs 4:11; הוֺרֵיתִיךָ Exodus 4:12; Imperfect יוֺרֶה Psalm 25:8 5t.; וַיּוֺר 2 Kings 13:17 (for this and other forms see Ges§ 76 (2) e); וַיֹּרֵנִי Proverbs 4:4; יוֺרֵנוּ Judges 13:8 2t.; יוֺרֶנּוּ Psalm 25:12; Isaiah 28:26; וַיּוֺרֵהוּ Exodus 15:25; יֹרֵם 2 Kings 17:27; Psalm 64:8; 2feminine suffix תּוֺרְךָ Psalm 45:5; תֹּרֶ֑ךָּ Job 12:7,8; 2masculine suffix תּוֺרֵם 1 Kings 8:36 2Chronicles 6:27; 1 singular אוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:20; Job 27:11; suffix אוֺרְךָ Psalm 32:8; 3masculine plural יוֺרוּ Deuteronomy 24:8 3t.; יֹרוּ 2 Samuel 11:20; 2Chronicles 35:23; יֹרֻהוּ Psalm 64:5; יוֺרוּךָ Deuteronomy 17:10 2t.; Imperative suffix הֹרֵנִי Job 34:32; הוֺרֵנִי Psalm 27:11 2t.; plural suffix הוֺרוּנִי Job 6:24; Infinitive construct הוֺרֹת Genesis 46:28 3t.; הוֺרֹתָם Exodus 24:12; Participle מוֺרֶה 1 Samuel 20:36 5t.; מֹרֶה Proverbs 6:13; plural מוֺרִים 1 Samuel 31:3 2t.; suffix מוֺרָ֑י Proverbs 5:13; מוֺרֶיךָ Isaiah 30:20 (twice in verse); —

1 throw, cast, with ל, into the mire Job 30:19.

2 shoot (arrows) 1 Samuel 20:20,36; 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Kings 13:17; 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:33; with ל, of person 2 Chronicles 35:23; accusative of person Psalm 64:5; Psalm 64:8; מוֺרִים archers 1 Samuel 31:3 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 10:3.

3 throw water, rain: וְיוֺרֶה צֶדֶק לָכֶם Hosea 10:12 and rain righteousness for you (Thes and others under

5); hence מוֺרֶה early rain (compare Qal 4).

4 point out, shew: לְהוֺרֹת לְפָנָיו גּשְׁנָה Genesis 46:28 (J) to point out before him (the way) to Goshen; מֹרֶח בְּאֶצְבְּעֹתָיו Proverbs 6:13 pointing out with his fingers; accusative of person and thing Exodus 15:25 (JE) Psalm 45:5; Job 6:24.

5 direct, teach, instruct:

a. of men, absolute Bezalel in handicraft Exodus 35:34 (P); with accusative of person, a father his son Proverbs 4:4; the ancients Job Job 8:10; the animals and the earth, the friends of Job 12:7,8; with 2accusative Isaiah 28:9; בּדֶרֶךְ in the way 1 Samuel 12:23; Psalm 25:8; Psalm 32:8; Proverbs 4:11; בְּיַדאֵֿל concerning the hand of El Job 27:11. — מוֺרֶה שֶׁקֶר teaching lies is used of prophet Isaiah 9:14.

b. specially of the authoritative direction (see תּוֺרָה) given by priests on matters of ceremonial observance, with accusative of thing and לְ person Deuteronomy 33:10 (song), they teach thy judgments to Jacob, and thy direction (law) to Israel; double accusative Deuteronomy 17:10,11 according to the direction, wherewith they direct thee; Deuteronomy 24:8 (on leprosy), Leviticus 10:11 (P), absolute Leviticus 14:57 (P), 2 Chronicles 15:3 כֹּהֵן מוֺרֶה, Ezekiel 44:23 the Zadokite priests אתעֿמי יֹרוּ בֵּין קֹדֶשׁ לְחֹל; Micah 3:11 the priests give such 'direction' for hire; less, technically, of Moses Exodus 24:12 (E), of Jehoiada 2 Kings 12:3, of the Samaritan priests 2 Kings 17:27,28.

c. of God: with accusative of person Isaiah 28:26; Psalm 119:102; double accusative Exodus 4:12,15 (J), Judges 13:8; Job 34:32; 1 Kings 8:36 (= אֶל הַדֶּרֶךְ2Chronicles 6:27), Psalm 27:11; Psalm 86:11; Psalm 119:33; accusative of person בְּדֶרֶךְ Psalm 25:12; מִדְּרָכָיו of his ways Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2.

d. of idol-image Habakkuk 2:18 (מוֺרֶה שָׁ֑קֶר), Habakkuk 2:19.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, show, shoot,

Or (2 Chr. 26:15) yara; {yaw-raw'}; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. To rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. To shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach -- (+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(-er,-ing), through.

Forms and Transliterations
אוֹרֶ֑ה אוֹרֶ֣ה אורה ה֘וֹרֵ֤נִי ה֤וֹרֵ֥נִי ה֭וֹרוּנִי הַיֹּרִ֔ים הַיֹּרֶ֥ה הַיּוֹרִֽים׃ הַמּוֹרִ֖ים הַמּוֹרִ֣ים הֹרֵ֑נִי הֹרֵתִ֑יךָ הֹרָ֥נִי הוֹרֵ֣נִי הוֹרֵתָֽנִי׃ הוֹרָ֔הוּ הורהו הורוני הורני הורתני׃ היורים׃ הירה הירים המורים הרני הרתיך וְֽאוֹרְךָ֗ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֖יךָ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֣י וְיָרִ֨יתִי וְיֹרֵ֕ם וְיֹרֵ֙נוּ֙ וְיֹרֶ֥ה וְיוֹרֵ֕נוּ וְיוֹרֵ֙נוּ֙ וְתֹרֶ֑ךָּ וְתוֹרְךָ֖ וַיֹּרֵ֗ם וַיֹּרֵ֗נִי וַיֹּרוּ֙ וַיּ֔וֹר וַיּוֹרֵ֤הוּ וַנִּירָ֛ם וּלְהוֹרֹ֖ת וּמ֣וֹרֶה ואורך והוריתי והוריתיך ויור ויורהו ויורנו וירה וירו ויריתי וירם וירנו וירני ולהורת ומורה ונירם ותורך ותרך י֝וֹרֶ֗נּוּ י֭וֹרוּךָ יְרֵה֙ יִיָּרֶ֔ה יָ֝רָ֗ה יָרִ֖יתִי יָרָ֖ה יָרָ֣ה יָרָ֥ה יָרֹ֣ה יֹ֝רֻ֗הוּ יֹר֖וּ יוֹר֔וּ יוֹר֗וּךָ יוֹר֤וּ יוֹר֨וּ יוֹרֶ֔ה יוֹרֶ֖ה יוֹרֶ֣ה יוֹרֶ֥ה יוֹרֶֽא׃ יוֹרֶֽנּוּ׃ יוֹרֽוּךָ׃ יורא׃ יורה יורו יורוך יורוך׃ יורנו יורנו׃ יירה ירה ירהו ירו יריתי לְהוֹרֹ֕ת לְהוֹרֹ֥ת לְהוֹרֹתָֽם׃ לִיר֣וֹת לִיר֥וֹת לִירוֹא֙ להורת להורתם׃ לירוא לירות מֵהַמּוֹרִֽים׃ מֹ֝רֶ֗ה מֽוֹרֶה־ מהמורים׃ מוֹרֶ֑ה מוֹרֶ֔יךָ מוֹרֶ֖ה מוֹרֶ֣ה מוֹרֶֽה׃ מוֹרֶֽיךָ׃ מוֹרָ֑י מורה מורה־ מורה׃ מורי מוריך מוריך׃ מרה תוֹרֵ֛ם תורם ’ō·w·reh ’ōwreh haiyoReh haiyoRim ham·mō·w·rîm hammoRim hammōwrîm hay·yō·reh hay·yō·rîm hay·yō·w·rîm hayyōreh hayyōrîm hayyōwrîm hō·rā·nî hō·rê·nî hō·rê·ṯî·ḵā hō·w·rā·hū hō·w·rê·nî hō·w·rê·ṯā·nî hō·w·rū·nî hoRahu hoRani hōrānî hoReni hōrênî horeTani horeTicha hōrêṯîḵā Horuni hōwrāhū hōwrênî hōwrêṯānî hōwrūnî lə·hō·w·rō·ṯām lə·hō·w·rōṯ lehoRot lehoroTam ləhōwrōṯ ləhōwrōṯām lî·rō·w lî·rō·wṯ lirO liRot lîrōw lîrōwṯ mê·ham·mō·w·rîm mehammoRim mêhammōwrîm mō·reh mō·w·rāy mō·w·re·ḵā mō·w·reh mō·w·reh- moRai moReh mōreh moReicha mōwrāy mōwreh mōwreh- mōwreḵā oReh ṯō·w·rêm toRem ṯōwrêm ū·lə·hō·w·rōṯ ū·mō·w·reh ulehoRot ūləhōwrōṯ uMoreh ūmōwreh vaiYor vaiyoRehu vaiyoRem vaiyoReni vaiyoRu vanniRam vehoreiTi vehoreiTicha veorCha vetorCha vetoReka veyaRiti veyoReh veyoRem veyoRenu wan·nî·rām wannîrām way·yō·rê·nî way·yō·rêm way·yō·rū way·yō·w·rê·hū way·yō·wr wayyōrêm wayyōrênî wayyōrū wayyōwr wayyōwrêhū wə’ōwrḵā wə·’ō·wr·ḵā wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî·ḵā wə·ṯō·re·kā wə·ṯō·wr·ḵā wə·yā·rî·ṯî wə·yō·rê·nū wə·yō·reh wə·yō·rêm wə·yō·w·rê·nū wəhōwrêṯî wəhōwrêṯîḵā wəṯōrekā wəṯōwrḵā wəyārîṯî wəyōreh wəyōrêm wəyōrênū wəyōwrênū yā·rāh yā·rî·ṯî yā·rōh yaRah yārāh yaRiti yārîṯî yaRoh yārōh yə·rêh yeReh yərêh yî·yā·reh yiyaReh yîyāreh yō·rū yō·ru·hū yō·w·re yō·w·reh yō·w·ren·nū yō·w·rū yō·w·rū·ḵā yoRe yoReh yoRennu yoRu yōrū yoRucha yoRuhu yōruhū yōwre yōwreh yōwrennū yōwrū yōwrūḵā
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81 Occurrences


hay·yō·reh — 1 Occ.
hay·yō·w·rîm — 2 Occ.
ham·mō·w·rîm — 2 Occ.
hō·w·rā·hū — 1 Occ.
hō·rā·nî — 1 Occ.
hō·rê·nî — 4 Occ.
hō·w·rê·ṯā·nî — 1 Occ.
hō·rê·ṯî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
hō·w·rū·nî — 1 Occ.
lə·hō·w·rōṯ — 2 Occ.
lə·hō·w·rō·ṯām — 1 Occ.
lî·rō·w — 1 Occ.
lî·rō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
mê·ham·mō·w·rîm — 1 Occ.
mō·w·rāy — 1 Occ.
mō·w·reh — 6 Occ.
mō·w·re·ḵā — 2 Occ.
’ō·w·reh — 2 Occ.
ṯō·w·rêm — 2 Occ.
ū·lə·hō·w·rōṯ — 2 Occ.
ū·mō·w·reh — 1 Occ.
way·yō·wr — 1 Occ.
way·yō·w·rê·hū — 1 Occ.
way·yō·rêm — 1 Occ.
way·yō·rê·nî — 1 Occ.
way·yō·rū — 1 Occ.
wan·nî·rām — 1 Occ.
wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî — 2 Occ.
wə·hō·w·rê·ṯî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
wə·’ō·wr·ḵā — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯō·wr·ḵā — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯō·re·kā — 2 Occ.
wə·yā·rî·ṯî — 1 Occ.
wə·yō·reh — 1 Occ.
wə·yō·rêm — 1 Occ.
wə·yō·w·rê·nū — 3 Occ.
yā·rāh — 4 Occ.
yā·rî·ṯî — 1 Occ.
yā·rōh — 1 Occ.
yə·rêh — 1 Occ.
yî·yā·reh — 1 Occ.
yō·w·re — 1 Occ.
yō·w·reh — 5 Occ.
yō·w·ren·nū — 2 Occ.
yō·w·rū — 5 Occ.
yō·w·rū·ḵā — 3 Occ.
yō·ru·hū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 31:51
HEB: הַמַצֵּבָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר יָרִ֖יתִי בֵּינִ֥י וּבֵינֶֽךָ׃
NAS: which I have set between
KJV: and behold [this] pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;
INT: the pillar which have set between between

Genesis 46:28
HEB: אֶל־ יוֹסֵ֔ף לְהוֹרֹ֥ת לְפָנָ֖יו גֹּ֑שְׁנָה
NAS: him to Joseph, to point out [the way] before
KJV: unto Joseph, to direct his face
INT: to Joseph to point before to Goshen

Exodus 4:12
HEB: עִם־ פִּ֔יךָ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֖יךָ אֲשֶׁ֥ר תְּדַבֵּֽר׃
NAS: and I, even I, will be with your mouth, and teach you what
KJV: and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.
INT: will be with your mouth and teach what say

Exodus 4:15
HEB: וְעִם־ פִּ֔יהוּ וְהוֹרֵיתִ֣י אֶתְכֶ֔ם אֵ֖ת
NAS: and his mouth, and I will teach you what
KJV: and with his mouth, and will teach you what ye shall do.
INT: with and his mouth will teach what do

Exodus 15:4
HEB: פַּרְעֹ֛ה וְחֵיל֖וֹ יָרָ֣ה בַיָּ֑ם וּמִבְחַ֥ר
NAS: and his army He has cast into the sea;
KJV: and his host hath he cast into the sea:
INT: Pharaoh's army has cast the sea and the choicest

Exodus 15:25
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוָ֗ה וַיּוֹרֵ֤הוּ יְהוָה֙ עֵ֔ץ
NAS: and the LORD showed him a tree;
KJV: and the LORD shewed him a tree,
INT: to the LORD showed and the LORD A tree

Exodus 19:13
HEB: יִסָּקֵל֙ אוֹ־ יָרֹ֣ה יִיָּרֶ֔ה אִם־
NAS: be stoned or shot through; whether
KJV: or shot through;
INT: be stoned or shot through whether

Exodus 19:13
HEB: אוֹ־ יָרֹ֣ה יִיָּרֶ֔ה אִם־ בְּהֵמָ֥ה
NAS: or shot through; whether beast
KJV: shot through; whether [it be] beast
INT: or shot through whether beast

Exodus 24:12
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר כָּתַ֖בְתִּי לְהוֹרֹתָֽם׃
NAS: I have written for their instruction.
KJV: which I have written; that thou mayest teach them.
INT: which have written their instruction

Exodus 35:34
HEB: וּלְהוֹרֹ֖ת נָתַ֣ן בְּלִבּ֑וֹ
NAS: in his heart to teach, both he and Oholiab,
KJV: in his heart that he may teach, [both] he, and Aholiab,
INT: to teach has put his heart

Leviticus 10:11
HEB: וּלְהוֹרֹ֖ת אֶת־ בְּנֵ֣י
NAS: and so as to teach the sons of Israel
KJV: And that ye may teach the children
INT: to teach the sons of Israel

Leviticus 14:57
HEB: לְהוֹרֹ֕ת בְּי֥וֹם הַטָּמֵ֖א
NAS: to teach when they are unclean
KJV: To teach when [it is] unclean,
INT: to teach when are unclean

Numbers 21:30
HEB: וַנִּירָ֛ם אָבַ֥ד חֶשְׁבּ֖וֹן
NAS: But we have cast them down, Heshbon
KJV: We have shot at them; Heshbon
INT: have cast is ruined Heshbon

Deuteronomy 17:10
HEB: כְּכֹ֖ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר יוֹרֽוּךָ׃
NAS: according to all that they teach you.
KJV: to do according to all that they inform thee:
INT: to all which teach

Deuteronomy 17:11
HEB: הַתּוֹרָ֜ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר יוֹר֗וּךָ וְעַל־ הַמִּשְׁפָּ֛ט
NAS: which they teach you, and according
KJV: of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment
INT: of the law which teach and according to the verdict

Deuteronomy 24:8
HEB: כְּכֹל֩ אֲשֶׁר־ יוֹר֨וּ אֶתְכֶ֜ם הַכֹּהֲנִ֧ים
NAS: priests teach you; as I have commanded
KJV: the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded
INT: to all after teach priests the Levitical

Deuteronomy 33:10
HEB: יוֹר֤וּ מִשְׁפָּטֶ֙יךָ֙ לְיַעֲקֹ֔ב
NAS: They shall teach Your ordinances
KJV: They shall teach Jacob thy judgments,
INT: shall teach your ordinances to Jacob

Joshua 18:6
HEB: אֵלַ֖י הֵ֑נָּה וְיָרִ֨יתִי לָכֶ֤ם גּוֹרָל֙
NAS: [the description] here to me. I will cast lots
KJV: and bring [the description] hither to me, that I may cast lots
INT: to here will cast lots here

Judges 13:8
HEB: עוֹד֙ אֵלֵ֔ינוּ וְיוֹרֵ֕נוּ מַֽה־ נַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה
NAS: to us again that he may teach us what
KJV: come again unto us, and teach us what we shall do
INT: again about may teach what to do

1 Samuel 12:23
HEB: לְהִתְפַּלֵּ֣ל בַּעַדְכֶ֑ם וְהוֹרֵיתִ֣י אֶתְכֶ֔ם בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ
NAS: to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good
KJV: to pray for you: but I will teach you the good
INT: to pray about will instruct way the good

1 Samuel 20:20
HEB: הַחִצִּ֖ים צִדָּ֣ה אוֹרֶ֑ה לְשַֽׁלַּֽח־ לִ֖י
NAS: I will shoot three arrows
KJV: And I will shoot three arrows
INT: arrow to the side will shoot shot A target

1 Samuel 20:36
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר אָנֹכִ֖י מוֹרֶ֑ה הַנַּ֣עַר רָ֔ץ
NAS: which I am about to shoot. As the lad
KJV: now the arrows which I shoot. [And] as the lad
INT: which I to shoot as the lad was running

1 Samuel 20:36
HEB: רָ֔ץ וְהֽוּא־ יָרָ֥ה הַחֵ֖צִי לְהַעֲבִרֽוֹ׃
NAS: was running, he shot an arrow
KJV: ran, he shot an arrow
INT: was running he shot an arrow past

1 Samuel 20:37
HEB: הַחֵ֔צִי אֲשֶׁ֥ר יָרָ֖ה יְהוֹנָתָ֑ן וַיִּקְרָ֨א
NAS: Jonathan had shot, Jonathan
KJV: which Jonathan had shot, Jonathan
INT: of the arrow which had shot Jonathan called

1 Samuel 31:3
HEB: שָׁא֔וּל וַיִּמְצָאֻ֥הוּ הַמּוֹרִ֖ים אֲנָשִׁ֣ים בַּקָּ֑שֶׁת
NAS: Saul, and the archers hit
KJV: against Saul, and the archers hit
INT: Saul hit the archers another arch

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