8280 - sarah

Strong's Concordance

Original word: שָׂרָה
Transliteration: sarah
Definition (short): contended
Definition (full): to persist, exert oneself, persevere

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: a prim. root
Definition: to persist, exert oneself, persevere
NASB Translation: contended (1), striven (1), wrestled (1).
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A primitive root; to prevail -- have power (as a prince).
KJV: And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
NASB: He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."
KJV: He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:
NASB: In the womb he took his brother by the heel, And in his maturity he contended with God.
KJV: Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us;
NASB: Yes, he wrestled with the angel and prevailed; He wept and sought His favor. He found Him at Bethel And there He spoke with us,