H7122 קרא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner

KJV Usage: befall, (by) chance, (cause to) come (upon), fall out, happen, meet.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to encounter, befall, meet
a. (Qal)
1. to meet, encounter
2. to befall (fig)
b. (Niphal) to meet, meet unexpectedly
c. (Hiphil) to cause to meet
Origin: a primitive root, to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner
TWOT: 2064
Parts of Speech: Verb

to encounter
1) to encounter, befall, meet
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to meet, encounter
1a2) to befall (fig)
1b) (Niphal) to meet, meet unexpectedly
1c) (Hiphil) to cause to meet

View how H7122 קרא is used in the Bible

16 occurrences of H7122 קרא

Genesis 42:4 shall befall him.
Genesis 42:38 shall befall
Genesis 49:1 you that which shall befall
Exodus 1:10 happeneth,
Exodus 5:3 hath met
Leviticus 10:19 and such things have befallen
Deuteronomy 22:6 shall chance
Deuteronomy 31:29 will befall
2 Samuel 1:6 by chance
2 Samuel 18:9 met
2 Samuel 20:1 And there happened
Job 4:14 came
Isaiah 51:19 things have come
Jeremiah 13:22 Why come
Jeremiah 32:23 to come
Jeremiah 44:23 hath happened

Distinct usage

1 shall befall him.
1 shall befall
1 you that which shall befall
1 happeneth,
1 hath met
1 by chance
1 met
1 came
1 to come
1 hath happened
1 things have come
1 Why come
1 shall chance
1 And there happened
1 and such things have befallen
1 will befall

Related words


H7121 קרא qârâ'
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)

KJV Usage: bewray [self], that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim (-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.

H7125 קראה qir'âh
From H7122; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially opposite)

KJV Usage: X against (he come), help, meet, seek, X to, X in the way.