H781 ארשׂ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to engage for matrimony

KJV Usage: betroth, espouse.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to betroth, engage
a. (Piel) to betroth (man or woman)
b. (Pual) to be betrothed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 170
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H781 ארשׂ is used in the Bible

11 occurrences of H781 ארשׂ

Exodus 22:16 that is not betrothed,
Deuteronomy 20:7 is there that hath betrothed
Deuteronomy 22:23 shall be betrothed
Deuteronomy 22:25 a betrothed
Deuteronomy 22:27 and the betrothed
Deuteronomy 22:28 who is not betrothed,
Deuteronomy 28:30 Thou shalt betroth
2 Samuel 3:14 whom I betrothed
Hosea 2:19 And I will betroth
Hosea 2:19 yea, I will betroth
Hosea 2:20 I will even betroth

Distinct usage

1 that is not betrothed,
1 is there that hath betrothed
1 shall be betrothed
1 a betrothed
1 and the betrothed
1 who is not betrothed,
1 Thou shalt betroth
1 whom I betrothed
1 And I will betroth
1 yea, I will betroth
1 I will even betroth

Corresponding Greek Words

aras pi. G2983 lambano
aras pi., pu. G3423 mnesteuo