arom: to be shrewd or craftyOriginal Word: עָרֹם
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-ram')
Short Definition: shrewd
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. root
to be shrewd or crafty
become shrewd (1), make shrewd (1), sensible (1), very cunning (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs[עָרֹם LagBN 31] verb be shrewd, crafty (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il; Arabic , , be ill-natured, cross; ᵑ7 adjective עָרִים shrewd, Syriac id., and verb in derived species (Pe`al in Lexicons)); —
Qal Infinitive absolute in עָרֹם יַעְרִם 1 Samuel 23:22 he is exceedingly crafty.
Qal Imperfect in ִ֯ according to BaZMG xliii (1889), 180 so Ges§ 63n BuhlLex, but perhaps read יֶעְרַם as
Hiph`il in 3 masculine plural יַעֲרִימוּ סוֺד Psalm 83:4 they make crafty (their) counsel against thy people.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancevery, beware, take crafty counsel, be prudent, deal subtilly
A primitive root; properly, to be (or make) bare; but used only in the derivative sense (through the idea perhaps of smoothness) to be cunning (usually in a bad sense) -- X very, beware, take crafty (counsel), be prudent, deal subtilly.
Forms and Transliterationsיַעְרִ֑ם יַעְרִֽם׃ יַעֲרִ֣ימוּ יערימו יערם יערם׃ עָר֥וֹם ערום ‘ā·rō·wm ‘ārōwm aRom ya‘·rim ya‘ărîmū ya‘rim ya·‘ă·rî·mū yaaRimu yaRim
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 6191
‘ā·rō·wm — 1 Occ.
ya·‘ă·rî·mū — 1 Occ.
ya‘·rim — 2 Occ.
1 Samuel 23:22
HEB: אָמַ֣ר אֵלַ֔י עָר֥וֹם יַעְרִ֖ם הֽוּא׃
NAS: for I am told that he is very cunning.
KJV: him there: for it is told me [that] he dealeth very subtilly.
INT: I am told about is very chestnut tree he