3766. kara
Strong's Concordance
kara: to bow down
Original Word: כָּרַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kara
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-rah')
Short Definition: down
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to bow down
NASB Translation
bow (3), bow down (2), bowed (4), bowed down (9), bring him low (1), brought me very low (1), couches (2), crouch (1), feeble (1), fell (1), kneel down (2), kneeled down (1), kneeled* (1), kneeling (1), kneels* (1), sank (1), subdued (3), very low (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כָּרַע bow down (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּרַע; Arabic put one's mouth into water, or water-vessel; i.e. kneel to drink ? denominative from following ? —

Qal Perfect3miles ׳כ Genesis 49:6 6t.; 3 masculine plural כָּֽרְעוּ Judges 7:6 4t.; Imperfect יִכְרַע Judges 7:5 3t.; 1 singular וָאֶכְרְעָה Ezra 9:5; 3masculine plural יִכְרְעוּן Job 31:10; 2masculine plural תִּכְרָ֑עוּ Isaiah 65:12; 1plural וְנִכְרָ֑עָה Psalm 95:6 6t. Imperfect; Infinitive construct כְּרֹעַ 1 Kings 8:54; participle כֹּרֵעַ Esther 3:5; plural כֹּרְעִים Esther 3:2; feminine כֹּרְעוֺת Job 4:4. —

1 bow על ברכים to drink Judges 7:5,6, in supplication to Elijah 2 Kings 1:13; in the worship of God 1 Kings 8:34; Ezra 9:5; with ברכים subject and ל of God 1 Kings 19:18; Isaiah 45:23; without ברכים with לִפְנֵי Psalm 22:30; Psalm 72:9; "" השׁתחוה2Chronicles 7:3; 29:29; Psalm 95:6, worship of God, but Esther 3:2 (twice in verse); Esther 3:5 in obeisance to Haman.

2 bow down, of the couching lion Genesis 49:9; Numbers 24:9 (both poetry).

3 pregnant with על, bow down over (in order to lie with) a woman Job 31:10.

4 bow down, of a woman in childbirth 1 Samuel 4:19, so of animals Job 39:3; idols, removed by enemies Isaiah 46:1,2; בִּרְכַּיִם כֹּרְעוֺת Job 4:4 tottering (feeble) knees; of enemies in death, נפל[ו]כרע bow and fall down Judges 5:27 (3 t. in verse); Psalm 20:9 pregnant without נפל 2 Kings 9:24; Isaiah 65:12, with תַּחַת Isaiah 10:4. —

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular הִכְרִיעַ Psalm 78:31; 2feminine singular suffix הִכְרַעְתִּנִי Judges 11:35; Imperfect2masculine singular תַּכְרִיעַ 2 Samuel 22:40 = Psalm 18:40; Imperative suffix הַכְרִיעֵהוּ Psalm 17:13; Infinitive absolute הַכְרֵעַ Judges 11:35. —

1 cause to bow in grief Judges 11:35 (twice in verse).

2 cause to bow down in death Psalm 17:13; Psalm 78:31, with תַּחַת 2 Samuel 22:40 = Psalm 18:40.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bow down, self, bring down low, cast down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling,

A primitive root; to bend the knee; by implication, to sink, to prostrate -- bow (down, self), bring down (low), cast down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling, sink, smite (stoop) down, subdue, X very.

Forms and Transliterations
הִכְרִֽיעַ׃ הִכְרַעְתִּ֔נִי הַכְרִיעֵ֑הוּ הַכְרֵ֣עַ הכריע׃ הכריעהו הכרע הכרעתני וְנִכְרָ֑עָה וַיִּכְרְעוּ֩ וַיִּכְרַ֖ע וַיִּכְרַ֥ע וַתִּכְרַ֣ע וָֽאֶכְרְעָה֙ ואכרעה ויכרע ויכרעו ונכרעה ותכרע יִ֭כְרְעוּ יִכְרְע֣וּ יִכְרְע֥וּן יִכְרַ֖ע יִכְרַ֥ע יכרע יכרעו יכרעון כָּרְע֗וּ כָּרְע֣וּ כָּרְע֥וּ כָּרַ֔ע כָּרַ֣ע כָּרַ֥ע כָּרַ֨ע כָֽרְעוּ֙ כָרַע֙ כֹּרְע֣וֹת כֹּרְעִ֤ים כֹּרֵ֥עַ כרע כרעו כרעות כרעים מִכְּרֹ֣עַ מכרע תִּ֭כְרַעְנָה תִּכְרַ֣ע תִּכְרָ֔עוּ תַּכְרִ֖יעַ תַּכְרִ֥יעַ תכריע תכרע תכרעו תכרענה chaRa chareU hachRea hachriEhu haḵ·rê·a‘ haḵ·rî·‘ê·hū haḵrêa‘ haḵrî‘êhū hichraTini hichRia hiḵ·ra‘·ti·nî hiḵ·rî·a‘ hiḵra‘tinî hiḵrîa‘ kā·ra‘ ḵā·ra‘ kā·rə·‘ū ḵā·rə·‘ū kaRa kāra‘ ḵāra‘ kārə‘ū ḵārə‘ū kareU kō·rə·‘îm kō·rə·‘ō·wṯ kō·rê·a‘ kōrə‘îm kōrə‘ōwṯ koRea kōrêa‘ koreIm koreot mik·kə·rō·a‘ mikkeRoa mikkərōa‘ tachRia taḵ·rî·a‘ taḵrîa‘ tichRa Tichranah tichRau tiḵ·ra‘ tiḵ·ra‘·nāh tiḵ·rā·‘ū tiḵra‘ tiḵra‘nāh tiḵrā‘ū vaechreAh vaiyichRa vaiyichreU vattichRa venichRaah wā’eḵrə‘āh wā·’eḵ·rə·‘āh wat·tiḵ·ra‘ wattiḵra‘ way·yiḵ·ra‘ way·yiḵ·rə·‘ū wayyiḵra‘ wayyiḵrə‘ū wə·niḵ·rā·‘āh wəniḵrā‘āh yichRa Yichreu yichreUn yiḵ·ra‘ yiḵ·rə·‘ū yiḵ·rə·‘ūn yiḵra‘ yiḵrə‘ū yiḵrə‘ūn
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36 Occurrences


ḵā·ra‘ — 1 Occ.
ḵā·rə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
haḵ·rê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
haḵ·rî·‘ê·hū — 1 Occ.
hiḵ·ra‘·ti·nî — 1 Occ.
hiḵ·rî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
kā·ra‘ — 6 Occ.
kā·rə·‘ū — 3 Occ.
kō·rê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
kō·rə·‘îm — 1 Occ.
kō·rə·‘ō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mik·kə·rō·a‘ — 1 Occ.
taḵ·rî·a‘ — 2 Occ.
tiḵ·ra‘ — 1 Occ.
tiḵ·ra‘·nāh — 1 Occ.
tiḵ·rā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
wā·’eḵ·rə·‘āh — 1 Occ.
way·yiḵ·ra‘ — 2 Occ.
way·yiḵ·rə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
wat·tiḵ·ra‘ — 1 Occ.
wə·niḵ·rā·‘āh — 1 Occ.
yiḵ·ra‘ — 2 Occ.
yiḵ·rə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
yiḵ·rə·‘ūn — 1 Occ.

Genesis 49:9
HEB: בְּנִ֣י עָלִ֑יתָ כָּרַ֨ע רָבַ֧ץ כְּאַרְיֵ֛ה
NAS: you have gone up. He couches, he lies down
KJV: thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched
INT: my son have gone couches lies A lion

Numbers 24:9
HEB: כָּרַ֨ע שָׁכַ֧ב כַּאֲרִ֛י
NAS: He couches, he lies down as a lion,
KJV: He couched, he lay down as a lion,
INT: couches lies A lion

Judges 5:27
HEB: בֵּ֣ין רַגְלֶ֔יהָ כָּרַ֥ע נָפַ֖ל שָׁכָ֑ב
NAS: her feet he bowed, he fell,
KJV: At her feet he bowed, he fell,
INT: Between her feet bowed fell lay

Judges 5:27
HEB: בֵּ֤ין רַגְלֶ֙יהָ֙ כָּרַ֣ע נָפָ֔ל בַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר
NAS: her feet he bowed, he fell;
KJV: at her feet he bowed, he fell:
INT: Between her feet bowed fell Where

Judges 5:27
HEB: נָפָ֔ל בַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר כָּרַ֔ע שָׁ֖ם נָפַ֥ל
NAS: he fell; Where he bowed, there he fell
KJV: where he bowed, there he fell down
INT: fell Where bowed there fell

Judges 7:5
HEB: וְכֹ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ יִכְרַ֥ע עַל־ בִּרְכָּ֖יו
KJV: him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees
INT: everyone who down upon his knees

Judges 7:6
HEB: יֶ֣תֶר הָעָ֔ם כָּרְע֥וּ עַל־ בִּרְכֵיהֶ֖ם
NAS: of the people kneeled to drink
KJV: of the people bowed down upon their knees
INT: the rest of the people down upon their knees

Judges 11:35
HEB: אֲהָ֤הּ בִּתִּי֙ הַכְרֵ֣עַ הִכְרַעְתִּ֔נִי וְאַ֖תְּ
NAS: my daughter! You have brought me very low,
KJV: thou hast brought me very low,
INT: Alas my daughter have brought very you

Judges 11:35
HEB: בִּתִּי֙ הַכְרֵ֣עַ הִכְרַעְתִּ֔נִי וְאַ֖תְּ הָיִ֣יתְ
NAS: You have brought me very low, and you are among those who trouble
KJV: me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble
INT: my daughter have brought very you become

1 Samuel 4:19
HEB: חָמִ֖יהָ וְאִישָׁ֑הּ וַתִּכְרַ֣ע וַתֵּ֔לֶד כִּֽי־
NAS: had died, she kneeled down and gave birth,
KJV: were dead, she bowed herself and travailed;
INT: her father-in-law husband kneeled birth for

2 Samuel 22:40
HEB: חַ֖יִל לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה תַּכְרִ֥יעַ קָמַ֖י תַּחְתֵּֽנִי׃
NAS: for battle; You have subdued under
KJV: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.
INT: strength battle have subdued rose under

1 Kings 8:54
HEB: מִזְבַּ֤ח יְהוָה֙ מִכְּרֹ֣עַ עַל־ בִּרְכָּ֔יו
NAS: of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees
KJV: of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees
INT: the altar of the LORD kneeling on his knees

1 Kings 19:18
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤ר לֹֽא־ כָֽרְעוּ֙ לַבַּ֔עַל וְכָ֨ל־
NAS: the knees that have not bowed to Baal
KJV: all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal,
INT: after have not bowed to Baal and every

2 Kings 1:13
HEB: הַחֲמִשִּׁ֨ים הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֜י וַיִּכְרַ֥ע עַל־ בִּרְכָּ֣יו ׀
NAS: up, he came and bowed down on his knees
KJV: and came and fell on his knees
INT: of fifty the third and bowed on his knees

2 Kings 9:24
HEB: הַחֵ֖צִי מִלִּבּ֑וֹ וַיִּכְרַ֖ע בְּרִכְבּֽוֹ׃
NAS: his heart and he sank in his chariot.
KJV: at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.
INT: and the arrow his heart sank his chariot

2 Chronicles 7:3
HEB: עַל־ הַבָּ֑יִת וַיִּכְרְעוּ֩ אַפַּ֨יִם אַ֤רְצָה
NAS: upon the house, bowed down on the pavement
KJV: upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces
INT: upon the house bowed their faces to the ground

2 Chronicles 29:29
HEB: וּכְכַלּ֖וֹת לְהַעֲל֑וֹת כָּרְע֗וּ הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ וְכָֽל־
NAS: who were present with him bowed down and worshiped.
KJV: and all that were present with him bowed themselves, and worshipped.
INT: the completion of the burnt bowed the king and all

Ezra 9:5
HEB: בִגְדִ֖י וּמְעִילִ֑י וָֽאֶכְרְעָה֙ עַל־ בִּרְכַּ֔י
NAS: torn, and I fell on my knees
KJV: and my mantle, I fell upon my knees,
INT: my garment and my robe fell on my knees

Esther 3:2
HEB: בְּשַׁ֣עַר הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ כֹּרְעִ֤ים וּמִֽשְׁתַּחֲוִים֙ לְהָמָ֔ן
NAS: gate bowed down
KJV: gate, bowed, and reverenced
INT: gate the king's bowed and paid to Haman

Esther 3:2
HEB: וּמָ֨רְדֳּכַ֔י לֹ֥א יִכְרַ֖ע וְלֹ֥א יִֽשְׁתַּחֲוֶֽה׃
NAS: gate bowed down and paid homage
KJV: concerning him. But Mordecai bowed not, nor did [him] reverence.
INT: Mordecai neither down nor homage

Esther 3:5
HEB: אֵ֣ין מָרְדֳּכַ֔י כֹּרֵ֥עַ וּמִֽשְׁתַּחֲוֶ֖ה ל֑וֹ
NAS: neither bowed down nor
KJV: that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence,
INT: neither Mordecai bowed paid was filled

Job 4:4
HEB: מִלֶּ֑יךָ וּבִרְכַּ֖יִם כֹּרְע֣וֹת תְּאַמֵּֽץ׃
NAS: And you have strengthened feeble knees.
KJV: and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees.
INT: your words knees feeble have strengthened

Job 31:10
HEB: אִשְׁתִּ֑י וְ֝עָלֶ֗יהָ יִכְרְע֥וּן אֲחֵרִֽין׃
NAS: And let others kneel down over
KJV: and let others bow down upon her.
INT: may my wife over kneel others

Job 39:3
HEB: תִּ֭כְרַעְנָה יַלְדֵיהֶ֣ן תְּפַלַּ֑חְנָה
NAS: They kneel down, they bring forth
KJV: They bow themselves, they bring forth
INT: kneel their young bring

Psalm 17:13
HEB: קַדְּמָ֣ה פָ֭נָיו הַכְרִיעֵ֑הוּ פַּלְּטָ֥ה נַ֝פְשִׁ֗י
NAS: confront him, bring him low; Deliver
KJV: him, cast him down: deliver
INT: confront him bring Deliver my soul

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