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שְׂעֹרָה 'se'orah' meaning 'barley' Strong's 8184

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This Hebrew word study is about the meaning of the Hebrew word שְׂעֹרָה, 'se'orah' meaning 'barley', and gives every verse where the Hebrew word "se'orah" appears in the Old Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word se'orah appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.1 Scriptures for שְׂעֹרָה 'se'orah' meaning 'barley' Strong's 8184

Exodus 9:31 And the flax and the barley was struck: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was in bud.

Leviticus 27:16 And if a man shall sanctify to Yahweh some part of a field of his possession, then your estimation shall be according to its seed: a homer of barley seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver.

Numbers 5:15 Then shall the man bring his wife to the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense on it; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.

Deuteronomy 8:8 A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey;

Judges 7:13 And when Gideon had come, behold, there was a man who told a dream to his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came to a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.

Ruth 1:22 So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess her daughter in law with her, who returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest.
2:17 So she gleaned in the field until evening, and beat out what she had gleaned: and it was about an ephah of barley.
2:23 So she kept close by the maidens of Boaz to glean to the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law.
3:2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens you were? Behold, he winnows barley to night in the threshingfloor.
3:15 Also he said, Bring the vail that you have upon you, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.
3:16 And when she came to her mother in law, she said, Who are you, my daughter? And she told her all that the man had done to her.
3:17 And she said, He gave me these six measures of barley; for he said to me, Do not go empty to your mother in law.

2 Samuel 14:30 Therefore he said to his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire. And Absalom's servants set the field on fire.
17:28 Brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,
21:9 And he delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them on the hill before Yahweh: and they fell all seven together, and were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, in the beginning of barley harvest.

1 Kings 4:28 Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries they brought to the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge.

2 Kings 4:42 And there came a man from Baalshalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in its husk. And he said, Give to the people, that they may eat.
7:1 Then Elisha said, Hear you the word of Yahweh; Thus says Yahweh, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.
7:16 And the people went out, and plundered the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, according to the word of Yahweh.
7:18 And it came to pass as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures of barley for a shekel, and a measure of fine flour for a shekel, shall be tomorrow about this time in the gate of Samaria:

1 Chronicles 11:13 He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a piece of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 2:10 And, behold, I will give to your servants, the hewers who cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.
2:15 Now therefore the wheat, and the barley, the oil, and the wine, which my lord has spoken of, let him send to his servants:
27:5 He fought also with the king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year a hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand measures of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. So much did the children of Ammon pay to him, both the second year, and the third.

Job 31:40 Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Isaiah 28:25 When he has made its face plain, does he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley and the spelt in their place?

Jeremiah 41:8 But ten men were found among those who said to Ishmael, Do not kill us: for we have treasures in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he stopped, and did not kill them among their brethren.

Ezekiel 4:9 Take also to you wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of it, according to the number of the days that you shall lie upon your side, three hundred and ninety days shall you eat of it.
4:12 And you shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it with dung that comes out of man, in their sight.
13:19 And will you pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?
45:13 This is the oblation that you shall offer; the sixth part of an ephah of a homer of wheat, and you shall give the sixth part of an ephah of a homer of barley:

Hos 3:2 So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for a homer of barley, and a half homer of barley:

Joel 1:11 Be ashamed, O you farmers; howl, O you vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.

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