Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7200: ra'ah (pronounced raw-aw')

a primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative):--advise self, appear, approve, behold, X certainly, consider, discern, (make to) enjoy, have experience, gaze, take heed, X indeed, X joyfully, lo, look (on, one another, one on another, one upon another, out, up, upon), mark, meet, X be near, perceive, present, provide, regard, (have) respect, (fore-, cause to, let) see(-r, -m, one another), shew (self), X sight of others, (e-)spy, stare, X surely, X think, view, visions.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to see, look at, inspect, perceive, consider

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to see

1a2) to see, perceive

1a3) to see, have vision

1a4) to look at, see, regard, look after, see after, learn about, observe, watch, look upon, look out, find out

1a5) to see, observe, consider, look at, give attention to, discern, distinguish

1a6) to look at, gaze at

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to appear, present oneself

1b2) to be seen

1b3) to be visible

1c) (Pual) to be seen

1d) (Hiphil)

1d1) to cause to see, show

1d2) to cause to look intently at, behold, cause to gaze at

1e) (Hophal)

1e1) to be caused to see, be shown

1e2) to be exhibited to

1f) (Hithpael) to look at each other, face

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 1308 times:

Genesis 1:4: "And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided"
Genesis 1:9: "unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so."
Genesis 1:10: "called he Seas: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:12: "seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:18: "the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:21: "fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:25: "upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:31: "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very"
Genesis 2:19: "and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever"
Genesis 3:6: "And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it"
Genesis 6:2: "That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they"
Genesis 6:5: "And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every"
Genesis 6:12: "And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all"
Genesis 7:1: "into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation."
Genesis 8:5: "month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen."
Genesis 8:8: "a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off"
Genesis 8:13: "removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground"
Genesis 9:14: "over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:"
Genesis 9:16: "And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between"
Genesis 9:22: "And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told"
Genesis 9:23: "of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness."
Genesis 11:5: "And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children"
Genesis 12:1: "and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show"
Genesis 12:7: "And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give"
Genesis 12:7: "built he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto"
Genesis 12:12: "Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill"
Genesis 12:14: "was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she"
Genesis 12:15: "The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken"
Genesis 13:10: "lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan,"
Genesis 13:14: "from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where"
Genesis 13:15: "the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed forever."
Genesis 16:4: "unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised"
Genesis 16:5: "have given my maid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes:"
Genesis 16:13: "she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth"
Genesis 16:13: "here looked after him that seeth"
Genesis 17:1: "old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto"
Genesis 18:1: "And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent"
Genesis 18:2: "And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by"
Genesis 18:2: "men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door,"
Genesis 18:21: "I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto"
Genesis 19:1: "in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face"
Genesis 19:28: "and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke"
Genesis 20:10: "unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this"
Genesis 21:9: "And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born"
Genesis 21:16: "as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child."
Genesis 21:19: "opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled"
Genesis 22:4: "lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off."
Genesis 22:8: "said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both"
Genesis 22:13: "lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught"
Genesis 22:14: "to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen."

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