Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Bring down, carry down, cast down, get down, hang down, let down, sink, subdue, take down, to descend (literally, to go downwards

Hebrew: יָרַד, yārad (H3381)

344 King James Bible Verses


Here are abundantly, bring down, carry down and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יָרַד mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3381

Hebrew Base Word: יָרַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: × abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, × indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down

Definition: To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications).

Detailed definition:

  1. To go down, descend, decline, march down, sink down.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To go or come down.
      2. To sink.
      3. To be prostrated.
      4. To come down (of revelation).
    2. (Hiphil).
      1. To bring down.
      2. To send down.
      3. To take down.
      4. To lay prostrate.
      5. To let down.
    3. (Hophal).
      1. To be brought down.
      2. To be taken down.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɔːˈrɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑːˈʁɑd
  3. Transliteration: yārad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: yaw-RAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-RAHD

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