Word Summary
arats: to cause to tremble, tremble
Original Word: עָרַץ
Transliteration: arats
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-rats')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to cause to tremble, tremble
Meaning: to cause to tremble, tremble
Strong's Concordance
be affrighted afraid, dread, feared, terrified, break, dread, fear, oppress,

A primitive root; to awe or (intransitive) to dread; hence, to harass -- be affrighted (afraid, dread, feared, terrified), break, dread, fear, oppress, prevail, shake terribly.


H6206. arats

[עָרַץ‎] verb cause to tremble, tremble (in terror, or awe) (compare Arabic quiver, flicker; Syriac come upon suddenly or violently, PS under the word passim; compare Egyptian ±u-ra-¼-au(t), they terrified (= ערצו‎) WMMAs.u.Eur.76); —

Qal Imperfect2masculine singular תַּעֲרֹץDeuteronomy 7:21 +; 2 feminine singular תַּעֲר֑וֺצִיIsaiah 47:12; 1singular אֶעֱרוֺץJob 31:34, etc.; Infinitive construct עֲרֹץIsaiah 2:19 +; —

1 cause to tremble (i.e. strike with awe) with accusative הָאָרֶץIsaiah 2:19, 21 (subject ׳י‎; insert probably also 2:10); ׳תַּע נִדָּף הֶעָלֶהJob 13:25 wilt thou strike with awe the driven leaf ? absolute cause trembling = inspire awe Isaiah 47:12 (of Babylonian ), Psalm 10:18.

2 intransitive tremble, feel dread (D), Deuteronomy 1:29; 7:21; 20:3; 31:6; Joshua 1:9; with accusative Job 31:34 because I stood in awe of the great multitude.

Niph`al Participle נַעֲרָץ אֵלPsalm 89:8 El, terrible in the company of the holy ones ("" נוֺרָא‎).

Hiph`il 1. regard, or treat, with awe, as awful:2masculine plural תַעֲרִ֑יצוּ וְלֹאIsaiah 8:12 (accusative מוֺרָאוֺ‎); 3 masculine plural יַעֲרִ֑יצוּ29:23 accusative יִשׂ ׳אֶתאֱֿלֹהֵי‎.

2 inspire with awe (compare Qal 2); — Participle suffix מַעֲִרצְכֶם הוּאIsaiah 8:13 he shall be your awe-inspirer.