H1254 בּרא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes)

KJV Usage: choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to create, shape, form
a. (Qal) to shape, fashion, create (always with God as subject)
1. of heaven and earth
2. of individual man
3. of new conditions and circumstances
4. of transformations
b. (Niphal) to be created
1. of heaven and earth
2. of birth
3. of something new
4. of miracles
c. (Piel)
1. to cut down
2. to cut out
2. to be fat
a. (Hiphil) to make yourselves fat
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 278
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1254 בּרא is used in the Bible

First 30 of 46 occurrences of H1254 בּרא

Genesis 1:1
Genesis 1:21
Genesis 1:27
Genesis 2:3
Genesis 2:4
Genesis 5:1
Genesis 5:2
Genesis 6:7
Exodus 34:10
Numbers 16:30
Deuteronomy 4:32
Joshua 17:15
Joshua 17:18
1 Samuel 2:29
Psalms 51:10
Psalms 89:12
Psalms 89:47
Psalms 102:18
Psalms 104:30
Psalms 148:5
Ecclesiastes 12:1
Isaiah 4:5
Isaiah 40:26
Isaiah 40:28
Isaiah 41:20
Isaiah 42:5
Isaiah 43:1
Isaiah 43:7
Isaiah 43:15
Isaiah 45:7

Corresponding Greek Words

bara G757 archo
bara G1166 deiknumi
bara G1299 dia tasso
bara G2680 kata skeuoazo
bara hi. G1757 en eulogeo
bara ni. G1081 gennao
bara ni. G1096 ginomai
bara pi. G1571 ek kathairo
bara pi. G2090 hetoimazo
bara qal,ni G4160 poieo
bara qal.,ni. G2936 ktizo