Word Summary
arom: to be shrewd or crafty
Original Word: עָרַם
Transliteration: arom
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-ram')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be shrewd or crafty
Meaning: to be, bare, to be cunning
Strong's Concordance
very, beware, take crafty counsel, be prudent, deal subtilly

A primitive root; properly, to be (or make) bare; but used only in the derivative sense (through the idea perhaps of smoothness) to be cunning (usually in a bad sense) -- X very, beware, take crafty (counsel), be prudent, deal subtilly.


H6191. arom

[עָרֹם‎ LagBN 31] verb be shrewd, crafty (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il; Arabic , , be ill-natured, cross; ᵑ7‎ adjective עָרִיםshrewd, Syriac id., and verb in derived species (Pe`al in Lexicons)); —

Qal Infinitive absolute in יַעְרִם עָרֹם1 Samuel 23:22 he is exceedingly crafty.

Hiph`il Imperfect be crafty, 3 masculine singular יַעְרִם1 Samuel 23:22; be or become shrewd יַעְרִםProverbs 15:5; 19:25; all these

Qal Imperfect in ִ֯‎ according to BaZMG xliii (1889), 180 so Ges§ 63n BuhlLex, but perhaps read יֶעְרַם‎ as

Qal; True.

Hiph`il in 3 masculine plural סוֺד יַעֲרִימוּPsalm 83:4 they make crafty (their) counsel against thy people.