Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 281

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: eat (4), choose (1), give (1), cause to eat

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to eat, consume
a. (Qal) to eat
b. (Piel) for eating, devouring
c. (Hiphil) to cause to eat

Strong's Definitions

barah, baw-raw'; a primitive root; to select; also (as denominative from 1250) to feed; also (as equivalent to 1305) to render clear (Ecclesiastes 3:18): — choose, (cause to) eat, manifest, (give) meat.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he sH1262od and cried unH1262 the armies of Israel, and said unH1262 them, Why are ye come out H1262 set your battle in array? am not I a Philistine, and ye servants H1262 Saul? H1262 you a man for you, and let him come down H1262 me.


And when all the people came H1262 H1262 David H1262 H1262 mH1262 while it was yet day, David sware, saying, So do God H1262 me, and more also, if I taste bread, or ought else, till the sun be down.


And the elders of his house arose, and went H1262 him, H1262 raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he H1262 bread with them.


And Jonadab said unH1262 him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh H1262 see thee, say unH1262 him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and H1262 me mH1262, and dress the mH1262 in my sight, that I may see it, and H1262 it at her hand.


So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: and when the king was come H1262 see him, Amnon said unH1262 the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may H1262 at her hand.


And Amnon said unH1262 Tamar, Bring the mH1262 inH1262 the chamber, that I may H1262 of thine hand. And Tamar H1262ok the cakes which she had made, and brought them inH1262 the chamber H1262 Amnon her brother.


The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their mH1262 in the destruction of the daughter of my people.


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