Word Summary
owrah: a light
Original Word: אוֹרָה
Transliteration: owrah
Phonetic Spelling: (o-raw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: a light
Meaning: luminousness, prosperity, a plant
Strong's Concordance
herb, light

Feminine of 'owr; luminousness, i.e. (figuratively) prosperity; also a plant (as being bright) -- herb, light.

see HEBREW 'owr


H219. owrah

I. אוֺרָהnoun feminine light (late, Mishna id., compare Aramaic אוּרְתָּאevening-light, moon-light, star-light, etc.)

1 light (opposed to חֲשֵׁיכָה‎) Psalm 139:12.

2 light of joy & happiness Esther 8:16; plural intensive אוֺרוֺתlight of life Isaiah 26:19 (light that quickens dead bodies as dew the plants Ew Hi De Che Di RVm; see BrMP 303 compare חַיִּים אוֺר‎; but Ki Ges MV Bö RV translate herbs).

II. [אוֺרָה‎] noun feminine herb (so Mishna, Ges compare נצץ‎, Arabic = lights & flowers, & Samaritan יאר‎ = דֶּשֶׁא‎ of Genesis 1:11-12,) only plural אוֺרוֺתherbs 2 Kings 4:39 (compare Isaiah 26:19 above below I. אוֺרָה‎).