1262. barah
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barah: to eat
Original Word: בָּרָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: barah
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-raw')
Short Definition: eat

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to eat
NASB Translation
choose (1), eat (5), food (1).

I. בָּרָה verb eat (Assyrian barû & derivatives ZimBP 31) —

Qal Perfect 2 Samuel 12:17; Imperfect אֶבְרֶה 2 Samuel 13:6,10 eat bread (בְּרוּלְֿכֶם 1 Samuel 17:8 scribal error for בחרו לכם 1 Kings 18:25 DrSm 107).

Pi`el Infinitive לְבָרוֺת Lamentations 4:10 for devouring.

Hiph`il Imperfect תַּבְרֵנִי 2 Samuel 13:5; Infinitive לְהַבְרוֺת 2 Samuel 3:35 cause to eat bread.

choose, cause to eat, manifest, give meat

A primitive root; to select; also (as denominative from bar) to feed; also (as equivalent to barar) to render clear (Eccl. 3:18) -- choose, (cause to) eat, manifest, (give) meat.

see HEBREW bar

see HEBREW barar

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