Word Summary
rua: to raise a shout, give a blast
Original Word: רוּעַ
Transliteration: rua
Phonetic Spelling: (roo-ah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to raise a shout, give a blast
Meaning: to mar, to split the ears, shout
Strong's Concordance
blow an alarm, cry alarm, aloud, out, destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout for joy,

A primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively, to split the ears (with sound), i.e. Shout (for alarm or joy) -- blow an alarm, cry (alarm, aloud, out), destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout (for joy), sound an alarm, triumph.


H7321. rua

[רוּעַ‎] verb Hiph`il40

1 raise a shout.

2 give a blast with clarion or horn (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il; Thes compare Arabic utter a grumbling cry); — Perfect3masculine plural הֵרִיעוּJudges 15:14; Ezra 3:11, הֵרֵעוּ1 Samuel 17:20, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יָרִיעַIsaiah 42:13; Psalm 41:12, וַיָּ֫רַעJoshua 6:20, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הָרִיעִיZechariah 9:9; masculine plural הָרִיעוּJoshua 6:10 +; Infinitive construct הָרִיעַ2 Chronicles 13:12, 15; Participle plural מְרִיעִיםEzra 3:13; —

1 shout a war-cry, or alarm of battle, Joshua 6:10 (3 t. in verse); 6:16, 20; Judges 7:21; 1 Samuel 17:52; Isaiah 42:13; 2 Chronicles 13:15 (twice in verse); תְּרוּעָה הריעJoshua 6:5, 20; לקראתJudges 15:14; בַּמִּלְחָמָה1 Samuel 17:20.

2 sound a signal for war or march: with חֲצֹצְרוֺתNumbers 10:7, 9 (P); "" שׁוֺפָר תקעHosea 5:8, compare Joel 2:1; with עלagainst2 Chronicles 13:12; so also probably Job 30:5 (against a thief).

3 shout in triumph over enemies: with עַל‎, Jeremiah 50:15; Psalm 41:12; absolute Zephaniah 3:14 ("" רנן‎).

4 shout in applause: absolute 1 Samuel 10:24; Zechariah 9:9, compare (of angels) Job 38:7.

5 shout with religious impulse: ׳הר תְּרוּעָה1 Samuel 4:5; Ezra 3:11, 13; so in public worship with music and sacrifice, with לְ‎, to God Psalm 47:2; 66:1; 81:2; 95:1; 95:2; 98:4; 100:1, לפני98:6; in joy, אֶרֶץ תַּחְתִּיּוֺתIsaiah 44:23 ("" שָׁמַיִם תָנּוּ‎).

6 cry out in distress, Isaiah 15:4 (but Du Bu יָָֽרְעוּtremble); רֵ֑עַ תָרִיעִי לָמָּהMicah 4:9 (of Zion under figure of woman, but perhaps read רֹעַ תָּרוֺעִי למהwhy art thou broken all to pieces? as Proverbs 11:15).

Po`lal. Imperfect3masculine singular impersonal יְרֹעָ֑ע לֹאIsaiah 16:10 a shout shall not be uttered (of joy in harvest; "" יְרֻנָּן‎).

Hithpo`lel Imperfect1singular אֶתְרוֺעָ֑עPsalm 108:10; 3masculine plural יִתְרוֺעֲעוּ‎ Psalm 65:14; Imperative feminine singular הִתְרוֺעָ֑עִי60:10; —

1 shout in triumph: with עלPsalm 60:10 (subject Philistia; iron.) "" 108:10 (subject ׳י‎).

2 shout for joy, Psalm 65:14 (meadows, valleys; "" שׁיר‎).