qra' (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 7121

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2977

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: read (7), cry (3), called (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to call, read aloud, read out, shout
a. (P'al)
1. to call, proclaim
2. to read aloud, read out
b. (Ithp'el) to be summoned, be called

Strong's Definitions

qra', ker-aw'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 7121: — call, cry, read.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The letter which ye sent unto us hath been plainly H7123 before me.


Now when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter was H7123 before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went up in haste to Jerusalem unto the Jews, and made them to cease by force and power.


Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages,


He cried aloud, and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from his branches:


The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall H7123 this writing, and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.


Then came in all the king's wise men: but they could not H7123 the writing, nor make known to the king the interpretation thereof.


Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be H7123, and he will shew the interpretation.


And now the wise men, the astrologers, have been brought in before me, that they should H7123 this writing, and make known unto me the interpretation thereof: but they could not shew the interpretation of the thing:


And I have heard of thee, that thou canst make interpretations, and dissolve doubts: now if thou canst H7123 the writing, and make known to me the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom.


Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will H7123 the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.