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Strongs Number: H7121


Hebrew Word
קָרָא
Transliteration
qârâʼ
Phonetic
kaw-raw'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to call out to (that {is} properly address by {name} but used in a wide variety of applications)

BDB Definition

1. to call, call out, recite, read, cry out, proclaim

a. (Qal)

1. to call, cry, utter a loud sound

2. to call unto, cry (for help), call (with name of God)

3. to proclaim

4. to read aloud, read (to oneself), read

5. to summon, invite, call for, call and commission, appoint, call and endow

6. to call, name, give name to, call by

b. (Niphal)

1. to call oneself

2. to be called, be proclaimed, be read aloud, be summoned, be named

c. (Pual) to be called, be named, be called out, be chosen

Origin
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)
Bible Usage
bewray {[self]} that are {bidden} call ({for} {forth} {self} {upon}) cry ({unto}) (be) {famous} {guest} {invite} {mention} (give) {name} {preach} (make) proclaim ({-ation}) {pronounce} {publish} {read} {renowned} say.