8280. sarah
Strong's Concordance
sarah: to persist, exert oneself, persevere
Original Word: שָׂרָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sarah
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-raw')
Short Definition: contended
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to persist, exert oneself, persevere
NASB Translation
contended (1), striven (1), wrestled (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. שָׂרָה verb persist, exert oneself, persevere (Arabic persist, persevere); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳אֶתאֿ ׳שׂ Hosea 12:4 he persevered with God; 2 masculine singular וְעִם אֲנָשִׁים ׳שָׂרִיתָ עִםאֿ Genesis 32:29 (J). — Hosea 12:5 has Imperfect וַיָּ֫שַׂר in same meaning, as if from a (non-existent) שׂוּר; < read וַיִּ֫שֶׂר (apocope from וַיִּשְׂרֶה). — שׂוֺרָה Isaiah 28:25 see above.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
have power as a prince

A primitive root; to prevail -- have power (as a prince).

Forms and Transliterations
שָׂרִ֧יתָ שָׂרָ֥ה שרה שרית śā·rāh śā·rî·ṯā saRah śārāh saRita śārîṯā
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Strong's Hebrew 8280
2 Occurrences


śā·rāh — 1 Occ.
śā·rî·ṯā — 1 Occ.

Genesis 32:28
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כִּֽי־ שָׂרִ֧יתָ עִם־ אֱלֹהִ֛ים
NAS: but Israel; for you have striven with God
KJV: but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God
INT: Israel for have striven with God

Hosea 12:3
HEB: אָחִ֑יו וּבְאוֹנ֖וֹ שָׂרָ֥ה אֶת־ אֱלֹהִֽים׃
NAS: And in his maturity he contended with God.
KJV: and by his strength he had power with God:
INT: his brother his maturity contended with God

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