[פָּרָה] verb bear fruit, be fruitful (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew 1, פְּרִי = Biblical Hebrew; Phoenician פר fruit; Ethiopic , blossom, bear fruit; Assyrian pir'u, posterity; compare also ᵑ7 פֵּירָא Syriac fruit, and BaZMG xii (1887), 604): —
Qal Perfect 3 plural פָּרוּ
[Exod 1:7] 1 plural consecutive וּפָרִינוּ [Gen 26:22], etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִפְרֶה [Isa 11:1], etc.; Imperative masculine singular פְּרֵה [Gen 35:11], masculine plural פְּרוּ [Gen 1:22] +; Participle active פֹּרֶה [Deut 29:17], feminine פֹּרִיָּה [Ezek 19:10]; [Isa 17:6], פֹּרָת (Ges«GKC:80g»§ 80g; for *פֹּרַיַת LagBN 81) [Gen 49:22] (twice in verse); —
1. of men and animals,
[Exod 23:30] (E) [Gen 26:22] (J); especially + רבה [Jer 3:16]; [Jer 23:3]; [Ezek 36:11]; [Gen 35:11]; [Gen 47:27] (P), and שָׁרַץ (P) [Gen 8:17]; [Gen 9:7]; [Exod 1:7], ׳פְּרוּ וּרְבוּ וּמִלְאוּ וגו [Gen 1:22]; [Gen 1:28]; [Gen 9:1].
2. of vine, גֶּפֶן פֹּרִיָּה
[Isa 32:12] fruitful vine, so [Ps 128:3] (simile of wife); compare (in figurative of Israel) [Ezek 19:10] in Messianic prediction [Isa 11:1] a shoot from his [Jesse's] roots shall bear fruit; with accusative ראֹשׁ ׳שֹׁרֶשׁ פ figurative, [Deut 29:17] a root bearing gall (as its fruit); יִפְרוּ יֶשַׁע [Isa 45:8] is dubious, read perhaps 3 feminine singular תֵּפֶר let earth be fruitful in salvation (Oort and others); Participle f., as substantive, הַפֹּרַיָּה the fruit-bearer, poetic for tree, [Isa 17:6] (compare [סָעִיף] 2); so בֵּן פֹּרָת [Gen 49:22] (twice in verse) Joseph is son of a fruit-bearer, i.e. a fruitful bough.
Hiph`il 1. cause to bear fruit,
2. make fruitful, subject ׳י with accusative of man or people:
1. Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix הִפְרַנִי
[Gen 41:52] (E).
2. in P, וְהִפְרֵתִ֫י
[Gen 17:6]; [Gen 17:20] (רֵיתֵ֫י-), + הִרְבָּה [Lev 26:9] (H); Imperfect 3 masculine singular jussive יַפְרְךָ וְיַרְבְּךָ [Gen 28:3], וַיֶּפֶר [Ps 105:24] Participle הִנְנִי מַפְרְךָ וְהִרְבִּיתִךָ [Gen 48:4].
3. shew fruitfullness, bear fruit (Ges«GKC:53c»§ 53 c, d, g): Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַפְרִיא
[Hos 13:15] (as if from פרא).
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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