שרה

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Hebrew[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

שָׂרָה (saráf

  1. Sarah (a female given name)

Verb[edit]

שָׂרָה (sará) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (he/it) became or was great, prince-like; or contended
    • Genesis 32:29:
      כִּי־שָׂרִיתָ עִם־אֱלֹהִים וְעִם־אֲנָשִׁים וַתּוּכָל
      ki-saríta im-elohím v'im-anashím vatuchál
      Translation of Aryeh Kaplan, based on Onkelos and others:
      You have become great before God and man. You have won.
      Alternative translation of Aryeh Kaplan, based on the Septuagint and others:
      You have fought (or struggled) with a divine being and you have won.
      Translation of the King James Version:
      for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed
      Young's Literal Translation:
      for thou hast been a prince with God and with men, and dost prevail
      Translation of the American Standard Version:
      for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed

Verb[edit]

שָׁרָה (shará) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (intransitive) (it) soaked (permeated)

Verb[edit]

שרה

  1. (שָׁרָה, shára) Third-person feminine singular past tense (suffix conjugation) of שָׁר (shar).
  2. (שָׁרָה, shará) Feminine singular present participle and present tense of שָׁר (shar).

Yiddish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

שרה (Sore)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of שׂרה (srh).