BDB7569 [H7136]

[קָרָה] verb encounter, meet, befall (||) II קָרָא Late Hebrew קָרָה meet (rare), קְרִי misfortune specifically (nocturnal) pollution, and so Aramaic קִרְיוּתָא ; Arabic () is go seek earnestly , receive hospitably as guest; Ethiopic II. 3, present, offer as sacrifice); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix קָֽרְךָ Deut 25:18, (ו)קָרָהוּ Gen 44:29 +; Imperfect, 3 masculine singular יִקְרֶה Eccl 9:11 + Dan 10:14 Kt (Qr יִקְרָא), וָיִ֫קֶר Ruth 2:3, suffix יִקְרְךָ Num 11:23, יִקְּרֵךְ 1Sam 28:10 (dagesh forte dirimens); Participle feminine plural קֹרֹת Gen 42:29
1. encounter, meet, accusative of person Deut 25:18, compare (accusative of thing) ׳וַיִ֫קֶר מִקְרֶהָ חֶלְקַת וגו Ruth 2:3 her chance lighted upon field, etc.
2. befall, accusative of person, subject evil Gen 44:29 (J), 1Sam 28:10, ׳י's word Num 11:23 (JE), indefinite Gen 42:29 (J) Isa 41:22 (absolute) Esth 4:7; Esth 6:13; Dan 10:14 (ל person); ׳עֵת וָפֶגַע יִק אֶתכֻּֿלָּם Eccl 9:11 subject מִקְרֶה Eccl 2:14 compare vEccl 2:15. Niph`al Perfect 3 masculine singular נִקְרָה Exod 3:18 1 singular נִקְרֵיתִי 2Sam 1:6 Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִקָּרֶה Num 23:3, וַיִּקָּר vNum 23:4,16; 1 singular אִקָּרֶה vNum 23:15
1. encounter, meet without pre-arrangement, usually of ׳י (God): with עַל person Exod 3:18 (J), אֶל Pers. Num 23:4; Num 23:16 לִקְרָתִי ׳י ׳יִקּ v3 (all J E); object ׳י (om) v15.

2. chance to be present, ב location, 2Sam 1:6 (+Infinitiveabs נִקְרֹא).
Hiph`il 1. of ׳י cause ( the right thing good fortune) to occur, with לִפְנֵי Perfect 3 masculine singularהִקְרָה Gen 27:20 Imperative masculine singular הַקְרֵה Gen 24:12 (both J).
2. of Isrel, Perfect 2 masculine plural cones וְהִקְרִיתֶם לָכָם עָרִים Num 35:11 ye shall (caus cities to occur rightly for yourselves, i.e.) select cities as suitable.

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