הרון

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

This term is usually considered to derive from the root ה־ר־ה (h-r-) and to refer to "conception" or "pregnancy". Some scholars, however, propose derivation from a different root (such as ה־ר־ר (h-r-r)) and/or interpret the word as meaning "groaning" or "trembling".[1]

NounEdit

הֵרוֹן (herónm (no plural forms, singular construct form הֵרוֹן־)

  1. (archaic) Pregnancy; conception: the origin of an embryo, or its development within its mother.
    • Genesis 3:16:
      אֶל־הָאִשָּׁה אָמַר הַרְבָּה אַרְבֶּה עִצְּבוֹנֵךְ וְהֵרֹנֵךְ בְּעֶצֶב תֵּלְדִי בָנִים וְאֶל־אִישֵׁךְ תְּשׁוּקָתֵךְ וְהוּא יִמְשָׁל־בָּךְ׃
      el-ha'ishá amár harbá arbé its'vonékh v'heronékh b'étsev teiladí vaním v'el-ishékh t'shukatékh v'hú yimshol-bákh.
      Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.[2]

SynonymsEdit

  • (pregnancy): היריון, הֵרָיוֹן (herayón)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David Toshio Tsumura, A Note on הרון (Gen 3,16), in Biblica, volume 75 (1994), pages 398-400
  2. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).
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