65 occurrences in 14 translations

'Root' in the Bible

And when the hand of a sojourner or settler with thee attaineth riches, and thy brother with him hath become poor, and he hath been sold to a sojourner, a settler with thee, or to the root of the family of a sojourner,

Indeed, the hand of the LORD was against them to root them out from the camp until they were utterly destroyed."

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

The whole land is brimstone and salt and a burned waste, not sown or bearing anything, where no grass can take root, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah with Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and wrath -- "

and the land of the Giblites and all Lebanon toward the sunrising, from Baalgad at the root of Mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath.

Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.

For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river, because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.

And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall yet again take root downward, and bear fruit upward.

I have seen the foolish taking root: but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground;

But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me?

Against the flint he sent forth his hand, He overturned from the root mountains.

My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.

Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub.

For it is a fire that consumeth to destruction, and would root out all mine increase.

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.

the root Your right hand has planted, the shoot that You made strong for Yourself.

Morning after morning I will root up all the wicked in the land, that I may eliminate all the evildoers from the city of the Lord.

May they become like a tuft of grass on a roof top, that withers before it takes root

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

All has been heard; the end of the matter is: Fear God [revere and worship Him, knowing that He is] and keep His commandments, for this is the whole of man [the full, original purpose of his creation, the object of God's providence, the root of character, the foundation of all happiness, the adjustment to all inharmonious circumstances and conditions under the sun] and the whole [duty] for every man.

Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.

Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: and I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.

He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit.

And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward:

Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.

For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.

Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

He has made my life nothing but pain, he has given me the bitter root in full measure.

Keep in mind my trouble and my wandering, the bitter root and the poison.

Therefore thus says the Lord God: I will also stretch out My hand against Edom and will cut off and root out man and beast from it, and I will make it desolate; from Teman even to Dedan they shall fall by the sword.

Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by great waters.

And [inasmuch] that the king saw [the] watcher, a holy [one] coming down from heaven and he said, "Cut down the tree and destroy it, but the stump of its root in the earth leave with a band of iron and bronze in the grass of the field, and let it be watered with the dew of heaven and [let] his lot [be] with [the] animals of the field {until seven times have passed over him}."

{And in that} they said to leave alone the stump of the tree's root, so your kingdom [will be] restored for you {when} you acknowledge that heaven [is] sovereign.

Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.

I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like the lily and take root like [the cedars of] Lebanon.

"Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them, Though his height was like the height of cedars And he was strong as the oaks; I even destroyed his fruit above and his root below.

"I will root out your Asherim from among you And destroy your cities.

The Lord will have the man who does this cut off root and branch out of the tents of Jacob, and him who makes an offering to the Lord of armies.

For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.

But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.

And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתשׁ 
Nathash 
Usage: 21

שׁרשׁ 
Sharash 
...root , root out
Usage: 8

ἐκριζόω 
Ekrizoo 
root up , pluck up by the root
Usage: 1

נסח 
Nacach 
Usage: 4

נתק 
Nathaq 
Usage: 27

עקר 
`aqar 
hough , pluck up , rooted up , digged down
Usage: 7

עקר 
`aqar (Aramaic) 
plucked up by the roots
Usage: 1

שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

שׁרשׁ 
Shoresh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

ῥίζα 
Rhiza 
Usage: 11

ῥιζόω 
Rhizoo 
Usage: 2

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