3739. karah
Strong's Concordance
karah: to trade, get by trade
Original Word: כָּרָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: karah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-raw')
Definition: to trade, get by trade
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to trade, get by trade
NASB Translation
bargain (1), barter (1), bought (1), purchase (1).

II. [כָּרָה] verb get by trade, trade (Late Hebrew כִּירָה act of buying, purchase (so 'in den Küstenländern,' LevyNWB ii. 323 f.); Arabic let for hire); — only

Qal Imperfect1singular suffix וָאֶכְּרֶהָ Hosea 3:2 (dagesh forte dirimens, si vera punctat., Ges§ 20. 2, b; but compare We); 3 masculine plural יִכְרוּ Job 40:30; 2masculine plural תִּכְרוּ Deuteronomy 2:6; Job 6:27; — get by trade, buy, with accusative Hosea 3:2; Deuteronomy 2:6; followed by -עַל trade in, make trade of Job 6:27; Job 40:30.

III. [כָּרָה] verb give a feast (literally perhaps bring (guests), invite; compare Assyrian karû, bring, kirêtu, feast, kireti iškun, he gave a feast, Dl :HWB 352); — only

Qal Imperfect. with accusative of congnate meaning with verb, לָהֶם כֵּרָה גְדוֺלָהוַיִּכְרֶה 2 Kings 6:23 and he gave a great feast for them (the context requires this sense, but text dubious, NöZMG 1886, 724, compare Klo).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
buy, prepare

Usually assigned as a primitive root, but probably only a special application of karah (through the common idea of planning implied in a bargain); to purchase -- buy, prepare.

see HEBREW karah

Forms and Transliterations
וַיִּכְרֶ֨ה וָאֶכְּרֶ֣הָ ואכרה ויכרה תִּכְר֧וּ תכרו tichRu tiḵ·rū tiḵrū vaekkeReha vaiyichReh wā’ekkərehā wā·’ek·kə·re·hā way·yiḵ·reh wayyiḵreh
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Englishman's Concordance
Deuteronomy 2:6
HEB: וְגַם־ מַ֜יִם תִּכְר֧וּ מֵאִתָּ֛ם בַּכֶּ֖סֶף
NAS: and you shall also purchase water
KJV: that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water
INT: shall also water purchase money you may drink

2 Kings 6:23
HEB: וַיִּכְרֶ֨ה לָהֶ֜ם כֵּרָ֣ה
KJV: And he prepared great provision
INT: prepared like feast

Hosea 3:2
HEB: וָאֶכְּרֶ֣הָ לִּ֔י בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֥ה
NAS: So I bought her for myself for fifteen
KJV: So I bought her to me for fifteen
INT: bought fif teen

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3739
3 Occurrences

tiḵ·rū — 1 Occ.
wā·’ek·kə·re·hā — 1 Occ.
way·yiḵ·reh — 1 Occ.

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