6175. arum
Strong's Concordance
arum: crafty, shrewd, sensible
Original Word: עָרוּם
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: arum
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-room')
Definition: crafty, shrewd, sensible
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from arom
Definition
crafty, shrewd, sensible
NASB Translation
crafty (2), prudent (2), prudent man (3), sensible (2), sensible man (1), shrewd (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עָרוּם adjective crafty, shrewd, sensible; —

1 crafty, ׳ע as predicate, of serpent Genesis 3:1; plural as substantive מַחְשְׁבוֺת עֲרוּמִים Job 5:12, ׳לְשׁוֺן ע Job 15:5.

2 in Proverbs, in good sense (opposed to אֱוִיל, כְּסִיל, מֶּתִי); as attributive אָדָם עָרוּם Proverbs 12:23 a shrewd or sensible man; ׳ע as substantive = id., Proverbs 12:16; Proverbs 13:16, so ׳חָכְמַת ע Proverbs 13:8; = prudent man Proverbs 14:15; Proverbs 22:3; Proverbs 27:12; plural עֲרוּמִים Proverbs 14:18.

עֵרָן, עֵרָנִי see below I. עור.

ערס (√ of following).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
crafty, prudent, subtil

Passive participle of aram; cunning (usually in a bad sense) -- crafty, prudent, subtil.

see HEBREW aram

Forms and Transliterations
וְ֝עָר֗וּם וַֽ֝עֲרוּמִ֗ים וערום וערומים עֲרוּמִ֑ים עֲרוּמִֽים׃ עָ֭רוּם עָר֔וּם עָר֤וּם עָר֤וּם ׀ עָרֽוּם׃ ערום ערום׃ ערומים ערומים׃ ‘ă·rū·mîm ‘ā·rūm ‘ārūm ‘ărūmîm aRum aruMim vaaruMim veaRum wa‘ărūmîm wa·‘ă·rū·mîm wə‘ārūm wə·‘ā·rūm
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Genesis 3:1
HEB: וְהַנָּחָשׁ֙ הָיָ֣ה עָר֔וּם מִכֹּל֙ חַיַּ֣ת
NAS: was more crafty than
KJV: was more subtil than any beast
INT: now the serpent was crafty any beast

Job 5:12
HEB: מֵ֭פֵר מַחְשְׁב֣וֹת עֲרוּמִ֑ים וְֽלֹא־ תַעֲשֶׂ֥ינָה
NAS: the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands
KJV: the devices of the crafty, so that their hands
INT: frustrates the plotting of the shrewd cannot attain

Job 15:5
HEB: וְ֝תִבְחַ֗ר לְשׁ֣וֹן עֲרוּמִֽים׃
NAS: the language of the crafty.
KJV: the tongue of the crafty.
INT: choose the language of the crafty

Proverbs 12:16
HEB: וְכֹסֶ֖ה קָל֣וֹן עָרֽוּם׃
NAS: at once, But a prudent man conceals
KJV: known: but a prudent [man] covereth
INT: conceals dishonor A prudent

Proverbs 12:23
HEB: אָדָ֣ם עָ֭רוּם כֹּ֣סֶה דָּ֑עַת
NAS: A prudent man conceals
KJV: A prudent man concealeth
INT: man A prudent conceals knowledge

Proverbs 13:16
HEB: כָּל־ עָ֭רוּם יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה בְדָ֑עַת
NAS: Every prudent man acts with knowledge,
KJV: Every prudent [man] dealeth
INT: Every prudent acts knowledge

Proverbs 14:8
HEB: חָכְמַ֣ת עָ֭רוּם הָבִ֣ין דַּרְכּ֑וֹ
NAS: The wisdom of the sensible is to understand
KJV: The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand
INT: the wisdom of the sensible understand his way

Proverbs 14:15
HEB: לְכָל־ דָּבָ֑ר וְ֝עָר֗וּם יָבִ֥ין לַאֲשֻׁרֽוֹ׃
NAS: everything, But the sensible man considers
KJV: every word: but the prudent [man] looketh well
INT: everything word the sensible considers to his going

Proverbs 14:18
HEB: פְתָאיִ֣ם אִוֶּ֑לֶת וַֽ֝עֲרוּמִ֗ים יַכְתִּ֥רוּ דָֽעַת׃
NAS: foolishness, But the sensible are crowned
KJV: folly: but the prudent are crowned
INT: the naive foolishness the sensible are crowned knowledge

Proverbs 22:3
HEB: עָר֤וּם ׀ רָאָ֣ה רָעָ֣ה
NAS: The prudent sees the evil
KJV: A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil,
INT: the prudent sees the evil

Proverbs 27:12
HEB: עָר֤וּם רָאָ֣ה רָעָ֣ה
NAS: A prudent man sees evil
KJV: A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil,
INT: A prudent sees the evil

11 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6175
11 Occurrences


‘ā·rūm — 7 Occ.
‘ă·rū·mîm — 2 Occ.
wa·‘ă·rū·mîm — 1 Occ.
wə·‘ā·rūm — 1 Occ.










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