Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

That are bidden, forth, self, guest, invite, mention, preach, pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say, to call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)

Hebrew: קָרָא, qārāʾ (H7121)

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Here are bewray, that are bidden, call, cry and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word קָרָא 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: H7121

Hebrew Base Word: קָרָא

Part of speech: Verb

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

Definition: To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).

Detailed definition:

  1. To call, call out, recite, read, cry out, proclaim.
    1. (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.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To call oneself.
      2. To be called, be proclaimed, be read aloud, be summoned, be named.
    3. (Pual) to be called, be named, be called out, be chosen.

Derived terms: A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met).


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: k’ɔːˈrɔːʔ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑːˈʁɑːʔ
  3. Transliteration: qārāʾ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: kaw-RAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ka-RA

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