H2232 זרע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to sow; figuratively to disseminate, plant, fructify

KJV Usage: bear, conceive seed, set with, sow (-er), yield.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to sow, scatter seed
a. (Qal)
1. to sow
2. producing, yielding seed
b. (Niphal)
1. to be sown
2. to become pregnant, be made pregnant
c. (Pual) to be sown
d. (Hiphil) to produce seed, yield seed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 582
Parts of Speech: Verb

to sow
1) to sow, scatter seed
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to sow
1a2) producing, yielding seed
1b1) to be sown
1b2) to become pregnant, be made pregnant
1c) (Pual) to be sown
1d) (Hiphil) to produce seed, yield seed

View how H2232 זרע is used in the Bible

First 30 of 56 occurrences of H2232 זרע

Genesis 1:11 yielding
Genesis 1:12 yielding
Genesis 1:29 bearing
Genesis 1:29 yielding
Genesis 26:12 sowed
Genesis 47:23 for you, and ye shall sow
Exodus 23:10 thou shalt sow
Exodus 23:16 which thou hast sown
Leviticus 11:37 which is to be sown,
Leviticus 12:2 hath conceived seed,
Leviticus 19:19 thou shalt not sow
Leviticus 25:3 thou shalt sow
Leviticus 25:4 thou shalt neither sow
Leviticus 25:11 be to you: ye shall not sow,
Leviticus 25:20 behold, we shall not sow,
Leviticus 25:22 And ye shall sow
Leviticus 26:16 and ye shall sow
Numbers 5:28 and shall conceive
Deuteronomy 11:10 where thou didst sow
Deuteronomy 21:4 nor sown,
Deuteronomy 22:9 Thou shalt not sow
Deuteronomy 22:9 which thou hast sown,
Deuteronomy 29:23 that it is not sown,
Judges 6:3 had sown,
Judges 9:45 and sowed
2 Kings 19:29 sow
Job 4:8 and sow
Job 31:8 Then let me sow,
Psalms 97:11 is sown
Psalms 107:37 And sow

Distinct usage

4 sow
3 yielding
3 And sow
2 thou shalt sow
2 thou shalt not sow
2 And ye shall sow
2 And I will sow
1 bearing
1 sowed
1 which thou hast sown
1 which is to be sown,
1 thou shalt neither sow
1 behold, we shall not sow,
1 and shall conceive
1 where thou didst sow
1 nor sown,
1 which thou hast sown,
1 and sowed
1 Then let me sow,
1 is sown
1 They that sow
1 but to him that soweth
1 yea, they shall not be sown:
1 to the sower,
1 that I will sow
1 the sower
1 and sown:
1 For they have sown
1 Thou shalt sow,
1 be to you: ye shall not sow,
1 for you, and ye shall sow
1 nor sow
1 to sow?
1 with which thou shalt sow
1 that was not sown.
1 be sown:
1 He that soweth
1 are ye that sow
1 hath conceived seed,
1 had sown,
1 Ye have sown
1 that it is not sown,
1 They have sown
1 and shalt set
1 shall not sow;

Corresponding Greek Words

zara G393 ana tello
zara G4701 spora
zara G4702 sporimos
zara qal,ni,pu,hi G4687 speiro

Related words


H2220 זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע ze rôa‛ ze rôa‛ ze rô‛âh ze rô‛âh
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע
ze rôa‛ ze rôa‛ ze rô‛âh ze rô‛âh
zer-o'-ah (1,2), zer-o-aw' (3,4)
From H2232; the arm (as stretched out), or (of animals) the foreleg; figuratively force

KJV Usage: arm, + help, mighty, power, shoulder, strength.

H2221 זרוּע zêrûa‛
From H2232; something sown, that is, a plant

KJV Usage: sowing, thing that is sown.

H2233 זרע zera‛
From H2232; seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity

KJV Usage: X carnally, child, fruitful, seed (-time), sowing-time.

H2235 זרען זרע zêrôa‛ zêrâ‛ôn
זרען זרע
zêrôa‛ zêrâ‛ôn
zay-ro'-ah, zay-raw-ohn'
From H2232; something sown (only in the plural), that is, a vegetable (as food)

KJV Usage: pulse.

H3157 יזרעאל yizre ‛ê'l
yizre ‛ê'l
From H2232 and H410; God will sow; Jizreel, the name of two places in Palestine and of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Jezreel.

H4218 מזרע mizrâ‛
From H2232; a planted field

KJV Usage: thing sown.