7122. qara
Strong's Concordance
qara: to encounter, befall
Original Word: קָרָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: qara
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-raw')
Short Definition: meet
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to encounter, befall
NASB Translation
against (16), befall (4), befallen (2), came (1), chance (1), come (1), down* (1), encounter (2), engage (1), event* (1), happen to come (1), happened (3), help (1), meet (87), met (6), opposite (1), right (1), seek (1), toward (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. [קָרָא]137 verb encounter, befall ("" form of קָרָה, q. v.; SI4 לקרת to meet, opposite; Arabic put part to part; Minaean קרא set opposite, HomChrest. 127); —

Qal131 Perfect53 masculine singular suffix קְרָאַנִי Jeremiah 13:22; Job 4:2; 3feminine singular קָרָאת Deuteronomy 31:29; Jeremiah 44:23, etc; Imperfect43masculine singular יִקְרָא Genesis 49:1, suffix יִקְרָאֶנוּ Genesis 42:4; 3feminine plural וַתִּקְרֶאנָה Leviticus 10:19; Exodus 1:10 read 3 feminine singular suffix תִּקְרָאֵנוּ ( Vrss Di Ges§ 47k SoKau Baen); infinitive construct121 לקְרַאת (Ges§ 19k Ol§ 137), Genesis 15:10 +, etc.; Participle feminine plural suffix קרְאִתַיִךְ Isaiah 51:19; —

1 meet, encounter, only infinitive construct לִקְרַאת often= preposition toward, against (Köii. l, 317), almost always with accusative of person, after verb of motion, Isaiah 7:3; Genesis 19:1; Genesis 24:17; Judges 4:18,22; 1 Kings 2:8 +; in war, battle, Judges 7:24; Judges 20:25,31; 1 Samuel 4:1; 1 Kings 20:27 +, after עָרַךְ 2 Samuel 10:9,10,7 +, Psalm 35:3 see סגר 2b; ׳לְחַזֵּק לִבָּם לִק הַמִּלְחָמָה Joshua 11:20 to harden their heart to encounter the war with Israel; after הִנֵּה (without verb of motion), 1 Samuel 10:10; 2 Samuel 15:32; 2 Samuel 16:1; 1 Kings 18:7; Proverbs 7:10; in construction praegn. ׳וַיִשְׂמַח לִק Judges 19:3 he rejoiced to meet him, + 1 Samuel 6:13 (ᵐ5 We Dr and others); ׳חרד לִק 2 Kings 10:15, נצב Exodus 5:20; Exodus 7:15; Numbers 22:34, etc.; redund. ׳לִק ׳יִקָּרֶה י Numbers 23:3; implication of helping, Isaiah 21:14; Psalm 59:6 (figurative); נְחָשִׁים ׳לִק Numbers 24:1 he did not go to encounter (in expectation of) signs of divination; in metaphor Isaiah 14:9, "" אֱםהֶי ׳לִק Amos 4:12

2 figurative befall with accusative of person, bad sense Genesis 42:4,38; Deuteronomy 31:29; Jeremiah 13:22; Jeremiah 44:23; Isaiah 51:19; Job 4:14; Leviticus 10:19; of war Exodus 1:10 (see above) in General, Genesis 49:1.

Niph`al meet unexpectedly; Perfect3masculine singular נִקְרָא, with עַל person Exodus 5:3; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּקָּרֵא, with לִפְנֵי person 2 Samuel 18:9; Perfect 2 Samuel 20:1 with שָׁם, chanced to be there; Imperfect of bird's nest Deuteronomy 22:6 (לִפְנֵי); Infinitive absolute נִקְרֹא see קרה.

Hiph`il Imperfect2masculine singular וַחַקְרֵא Jeremiah 32:23 thou didst cause all this evil to befall them (accusative of person and thing).

[קְרַאת], לִקְרַאת to meet, see II. קדא. p. 896.



Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
befall, by chance, cause to come upon, fall out, happen, meet

A primitive root: to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner -- befall, (by) chance, (cause to) come (upon), fall out, happen, meet.

Forms and Transliterations
וְלִקְרַ֖את וְקָרָ֨את וַיִּקָּרֵא֙ וַתִּקְרֶ֥אנָה וַתַּקְרֵ֣א וּקְרָאָ֤הוּ ויקרא ולקראת וקראהו וקראת ותקרא ותקראנה יִקְרָ֥א יִקְרָאֶ֖נּוּ יִקָּרֵ֣א יקרא יקראנו לִקְרַ֖את לִקְרַ֣את לִקְרַ֥את לִקְרַ֨את לִקְרָאת֑וֹ לִקְרָאת֔וֹ לִקְרָאת֖וֹ לִקְרָאתִ֔י לִקְרָאתִֽי׃ לִקְרָאתָ֑הּ לִקְרָאתָ֔ם לקראת לקראתה לקראתו לקראתי לקראתי׃ לקראתם נִקְרָ֜א נִקְרָ֣א נִקְרֹ֤א נקרא קְ֭רָאַנִי קְרָאֻ֣נִי קָרָ֥את קֹֽרְאֹתַ֔יִךְ קראני קראת קראתיך תִקְרֶ֤אנָה תקראנה kaRat Keraani keraUni koreoTayich likRat likraTah likraTam likraTi likraTo liq·rā·ṯāh liq·rā·ṯām liq·rā·ṯî liq·rā·ṯōw liq·raṯ liqraṯ liqrāṯāh liqrāṯām liqrāṯî liqrāṯōw nikRa nikRo niq·rā niq·rō niqrā niqrō qā·rāṯ qārāṯ qə·rā·’a·nî qə·rā·’u·nî qərā’anî qərā’unî qō·rə·’ō·ṯa·yiḵ qōrə’ōṯayiḵ tikRenah ṯiq·re·nāh ṯiqrenāh ū·qə·rā·’ā·hū ukeraAhu ūqərā’āhū vaiyikkaRe vattakRe vattikRenah vekaRat velikRat wat·taq·rê wat·tiq·re·nāh wattaqrê wattiqrenāh way·yiq·qā·rê wayyiqqārê wə·liq·raṯ wə·qā·rāṯ wəliqraṯ wəqārāṯ yikkaRe yikRa yikraEnnu yiq·qā·rê yiq·rā yiq·rā·’en·nū yiqqārê yiqrā yiqrā’ennū
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37 Occurrences


qā·rāṯ — 1 Occ.
qə·rā·’a·nî — 1 Occ.
qə·rā·’u·nî — 1 Occ.
qō·rə·’ō·ṯa·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
liq·raṯ — 12 Occ.
liq·rā·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
liq·rā·ṯām — 1 Occ.
liq·rā·ṯî — 2 Occ.
liq·rā·ṯōw — 4 Occ.
niq·rā — 2 Occ.
niq·rō — 1 Occ.
ṯiq·re·nāh — 1 Occ.
ū·qə·rā·’ā·hū — 1 Occ.
way·yiq·qā·rê — 1 Occ.
wat·taq·rê — 1 Occ.
wat·tiq·re·nāh — 1 Occ.
wə·qā·rāṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·liq·raṯ — 1 Occ.
yiq·qā·rê — 1 Occ.
yiq·rā — 1 Occ.
yiq·rā·’en·nū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 42:4
HEB: אָמַ֔ר פֶּן־ יִקְרָאֶ֖נּוּ אָסֽוֹן׃
NAS: I am afraid that harm may befall him.
KJV: Lest peradventure mischief befall him.
INT: said peradventure may befall harm

Genesis 42:38
HEB: לְבַדּ֣וֹ נִשְׁאָ֗ר וּקְרָאָ֤הוּ אָסוֹן֙ בַּדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙
NAS: If harm should befall him on the journey
KJV: alone: if mischief befall him by the way
INT: alone is left befall harm the journey

Genesis 49:1
HEB: אֵ֛ת אֲשֶׁר־ יִקְרָ֥א אֶתְכֶ֖ם בְּאַחֲרִ֥ית
NAS: you what will befall you in the days
KJV: that I may tell you [that] which shall befall you in the last
INT: may tell what will befall to come the days

Exodus 1:10
HEB: וְהָיָ֞ה כִּֽי־ תִקְרֶ֤אנָה מִלְחָמָה֙ וְנוֹסַ֤ף
KJV: with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war,
INT: become for out of war join

Exodus 5:3
HEB: אֱלֹהֵ֥י הָעִבְרִ֖ים נִקְרָ֣א עָלֵ֑ינוּ נֵ֣לֲכָה
NAS: of the Hebrews has met with us. Please,
KJV: of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go,
INT: the God of the Hebrews has met and go

Leviticus 10:19
HEB: לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֔ה וַתִּקְרֶ֥אנָה אֹתִ֖י כָּאֵ֑לֶּה
NAS: When things like these happened to me, if I had eaten
KJV: the LORD; and such things have befallen me: and [if] I had eaten
INT: before the LORD happened these had eaten

Deuteronomy 22:6
HEB: כִּ֣י יִקָּרֵ֣א קַן־ צִפּ֣וֹר ׀
NAS: If you happen to come upon a bird's
KJV: nest chance to be before
INT: If happen nest A bird's

Deuteronomy 31:29
HEB: צִוִּ֖יתִי אֶתְכֶ֑ם וְקָרָ֨את אֶתְכֶ֤ם הָֽרָעָה֙
NAS: you; and evil will befall you in the latter
KJV: you; and evil will befall you in the latter
INT: which have commanded will befall which the latter

1 Samuel 4:1
HEB: וַיֵּצֵ֣א יִשְׂרָאֵל֩ לִקְרַ֨את פְּלִשְׁתִּ֜ים לַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה
NAS: went out to meet the Philistines
INT: went now Israel to meet the Philistines battle

1 Samuel 4:2
HEB: וַיַּעַרְכ֨וּ פְלִשְׁתִּ֜ים לִקְרַ֣את יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וַתִּטֹּשׁ֙
NAS: drew up in battle array to meet Israel.
INT: drew the Philistines to meet Israel spread

1 Samuel 9:14
HEB: שְׁמוּאֵל֙ יֹצֵ֣א לִקְרָאתָ֔ם לַעֲל֖וֹת הַבָּמָֽה׃
NAS: was coming out toward them to go
INT: Samuel was coming toward to go to the high

1 Samuel 10:10
HEB: חֶֽבֶל־ נְבִאִ֖ים לִקְרָאת֑וֹ וַתִּצְלַ֤ח עָלָיו֙
NAS: of prophets met him; and the Spirit
INT: A group of prophets met came and

1 Samuel 13:10
HEB: וַיֵּצֵ֥א שָׁא֛וּל לִקְרָאת֖וֹ לְבָרֲכֽוֹ׃
NAS: went out to meet him [and] to greet
INT: went and Saul to meet greet

1 Samuel 15:12
HEB: וַיַּשְׁכֵּ֧ם שְׁמוּאֵ֛ל לִקְרַ֥את שָׁא֖וּל בַּבֹּ֑קֶר
NAS: in the morning to meet Saul;
INT: rose Samuel to meet Saul the morning

1 Samuel 16:4
HEB: זִקְנֵ֤י הָעִיר֙ לִקְרָאת֔וֹ וַיֹּ֖אמֶר שָׁלֹ֥ם
NAS: came trembling to meet him and said,
INT: and the elders of the city to meet and said favor

1 Samuel 17:2
HEB: וַיַּעַרְכ֥וּ מִלְחָמָ֖ה לִקְרַ֥את פְּלִשְׁתִּֽים׃
NAS: up in battle array to encounter the Philistines.
INT: and drew battle to encounter the Philistines

1 Samuel 17:21
HEB: וּפְלִשְׁתִּ֔ים מַעֲרָכָ֖ה לִקְרַ֥את מַעֲרָכָֽה׃
NAS: array, army against army.
INT: and the Philistines army against army

1 Samuel 17:48
HEB: וַיֵּ֥לֶךְ וַיִּקְרַ֖ב לִקְרַ֣את דָּוִ֑ד וַיְמַהֵ֣ר
NAS: and drew near to meet David,
INT: and came and drew to meet David quickly

1 Samuel 17:48
HEB: וַיָּ֥רָץ הַמַּעֲרָכָ֖ה לִקְרַ֥את הַפְּלִשְׁתִּֽי׃
NAS: toward the battle line to meet the Philistine.
INT: ran the battle to meet the Philistine

1 Samuel 17:55
HEB: דָּוִ֗ד יֹצֵא֙ לִקְרַ֣את הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֔י אָמַ֗ר
NAS: going out against the Philistine,
INT: David going against the Philistine said

1 Samuel 18:6
HEB: ק) וְהַמְּחֹל֔וֹת לִקְרַ֖את שָׁא֣וּל הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ
NAS: and dancing, to meet King
INT: sing and dancing to meet Saul King

1 Samuel 21:2
HEB: וַיֶּחֱרַ֨ד אֲחִימֶ֜לֶךְ לִקְרַ֣את דָּוִ֗ד וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
INT: be afraid to Ahimelech befall David said

1 Samuel 23:28
HEB: דָוִ֔ד וַיֵּ֖לֶךְ לִקְרַ֣את פְּלִשְׁתִּ֑ים עַל־
NAS: and went to meet the Philistines;
INT: David and went to meet the Philistines and

1 Samuel 25:20
HEB: וַאֲנָשָׁ֔יו יֹרְדִ֖ים לִקְרָאתָ֑הּ וַתִּפְגֹּ֖שׁ אֹתָֽם׃
NAS: were coming down toward her; so she met
INT: and his men down toward met

1 Samuel 25:32
HEB: הַיּ֥וֹם הַזֶּ֖ה לִקְרָאתִֽי׃
NAS: you this day to meet me,
INT: day this to meet

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