ירא ירה 


yarah; yaw-raw' or (2 Chronicles 26:15) yara'



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 910

KJV Translation Count — 84x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: teach (42), shoot (18), archers (5), cast (5), teacher (4), rain (2), laid (1), direct (1), inform (1), instructed (1), shewed (1), shooters (1), through (1), watered (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to throw, shoot, cast, pour
a. (Qal)
1. to throw, cast
2. to cast, lay, set
3. to shoot arrows
4. to throw water, rain
b. (Niphal) to be shot
c. (Hiphil)
1. to throw, cast
2. to shoot
3. to point out, show
4. to direct, teach, instruct
5. to throw water, rain

Strong's Definitions

yarah, yaw-raw'; or (2 Chronicles 26:15) yara; yaw-raw'; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach: — (+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(er,-ing), through.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have H3384 betwixt me and thee;


And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to H3384 his face unto Goshen; and they came into the land of Goshen.


Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and H3384 thee what thou shalt say.


And thou shalt speak unto him, and put words in his mouth: and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and will H3384 you what ye shall do.


Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he H3384 into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.


And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD H3384 him a tree, which when he had H3384 into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,


There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot H3384; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest H3384 them.


And he hath put in his heart that he may H3384, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.


And that ye may H3384 the children of Israel all the statutes which the LORD hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.