זרע

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

זרע

  1. to sow, to seed, to plant

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ז־ר־ע

Pronunciation[edit]

זרע / zera‛ / zeh'-rah

Noun[edit]

זרע ?

  1. seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity: - X carnally, child, fruitful, seed (-time), sowing-time.
  2. semen
    • Leviticus 15:16
      וְאִישׁ כִּי תֵצֵא מִמֶּנּוּ שִׁכְבַת זָרַע וְרָחַץ בַּמַּיִם אֶת כָּל בְּשָׂרוֹ וְטָמֵא עַד הָעָרֶב׃
      v'-ish ki tetse' mimenu shikhvat zara v'rakhats bamayim et kol b'saro v'tame' ad ha'arev.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. race
    • (Can we date this quote?)
      כִּי־נָשְׂאוּ מִבְּנֹתֵיהֶם לָהֶם וְלִבְנֵיהֶם וְהִתְעָרְבוּ זֶרַע הַקֹּדֶשׁ - ki-nashu mibenotihem lahem ve'libenihem v'hitarebu zera hakodesh. - For they have taken their daughters for themselves and for their sons and they have mingled the holy race.

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