|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To make a loud call or cry; to call or exclaim vehemently or earnestly; to shout; to vociferate; to proclaim; to pray; to implore.
2. (v. i.) To utter lamentations; to lament audibly; to express pain, grief, or distress, by weeping and sobbing; to shed tears; to bawl, as a child.
3. (v. i.) To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals.
4. (v. t.) To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly.
5. (v. t.) To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep.
6. (v. t.) To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, etc.; as, to cry goods, etc.
7. (v. t.) to publish the banns of, as for marriage.
8. (n.) A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound produced by one of the lower animals; as, the cry of hounds; the cry of wolves.
9. (v. i.) Outcry; clamor; tumult; popular demand.
10. (v. i.) Any expression of grief, distress, etc., accompanied with tears or sobs; a loud sound, uttered in lamentation.
11. (v. i.) Loud expression of triumph or wonder or of popular acclamation or favor.
12. (v. i.) Importunate supplication.
13. (v. i.) Public advertisement by outcry; proclamation, as by hawkers of their wares.
14. (v. i.) Common report; fame.
15. (n.) A word or phrase caught up by a party or faction and repeated for effect; as, the party cry of the Tories.
16. (n.) A pack of hounds.
17. (n.) A pack or company of persons; -- in contempt.
18. (n.) The crackling noise made by block tin when it is bent back and forth.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kri'-ing (zaaq, tsa`aq (and forms), qara', shawa`, rinnah; boao, krazo, phoneo):
Various words are translated "cry," "crying," etc., the chief of which are those above given; za'aq and tsa`aq denote especially a cry for help, from pain or distress, and are frequently used for crying to God, e.g. (za`aq, Exodus 2:23 Judges 3:9, 15 Psalm 22:5; Psalm 107:13, 19 Micah 3:4); (tsa`aq, Exodus 8:12; Exodus 15:25 Psalm 34:17; Psalm 77:1 Isaiah 19:20 Lamentations 2:18); qara' (a mimetic word) has the widest signification, but is often used of appealing to God (frequently translated "call," "called," etc., Genesis 39:14, 15, 18; Genesis 41:43 Deuteronomy 15:9; Deuteronomy 24:15 1 Kings 18:27; Psalm 3:4; Psalm 22:2; Psalm 27:7 Proverbs 1:21 Isaiah 34:14 Jeremiah 2:2, etc.); shawa`, "to cry aloud" (Job 29:12; Job 30:20, 28 Psalm 18:6, 41; Psalm 88:13 Jonah 2:2 Habakkuk 1:2, etc.); rinnah, "a shouting," whether for joy or grief (1 Kings 8:28 Psalm 17:1; Psalm 61:1; Psalm 88:2; 119:169; 142:6 Isaiah 43:14 the Revised Version (British and American) "rejoicing," etc.). Other Hebrew words are 'anaq, "to groan" (Ezekiel 9:4; Ezekiel 24:17 the King James Version; Ezekiel 26:15 the King James Version); hamah, "to make a noise" (Psalm 55:17 the King James Version); rua`, "to shout" (Judges 7:21 the King James Version; Job 30:5 Isaiah 42:13, etc.); ranan, "to cry aloud" (Psalm 84:2 Lamentations 2:19); shoa`, "crying" (Isaiah 22:5); teshu'oth, "crying," "noise" (Job 39:7 the King James Version).
In the New Testament we have boao, "to cry," "shout" (Matthew 3:3 Mark 1:3; Mark 15:34 Galatians 4:27, etc.); krazo (mimetic, the hoarse cry of the raven), "to cry out" (Matthew 9:27; Matthew 14:30; Matthew 21:9; Matthew 27:50 Mark 5:5 Galatians 4:6 Revelation 6:10; Revelation 7:2, etc.); phoneo, "to give forth the voice," "sound" (Luke 8:8; Luke 16:24; Luke 23:46 Acts 16:28 Revelation 14:18 the King James Version); anaboao, "to cry out" (Matthew 27:46 Luke 9:38); aphiemi, "to let go," "to send away" (Mark 15:37 the King James Version); epiboao, "to cry about" (anything) (Acts, 25:24); epiphoneo, "to give forth the voice upon" (Luke 23:21 the King James Version); kraugazo, "to make a cry, or outcry, or clamor" (Matthew 12:19; Matthew 15:22 John 11:43; John 18:40; John 19:6, 15 Acts 22:23); anakrazo, "to cry out" (Mark 1:23 Luke 4:33, etc.); krauge, "a crying out" (Matthew 25:6 Acts 23:9 the King James Version; Hebrews 5:7 Revelation 21:4).
For "cry" the Revised Version (British and American) has "sound" (2 Chronicles 13:12); "cry because of these things" (Job 30:24 the English Revised Version); "cry out" (Job 31:38 Isaiah 42:14); "call" (Psalm 28:1; Psalm 61:2; Psalm 141:1); "be blind" (Isaiah 29:9); "groan" (Ezekiel 26:15); "pant" (Joel 1:20); "cry aloud" (Matthew 12:19); "clamor" (Acts 23:9). Among the other changes are, "moan" for "cry aloud" (Psalm 55:17); "sound an alarm" (Hosea 5:8); "take your pleasure," margin "blind yourselves." for "cry ye out" (Isaiah 29:9): "sigh, but not aloud" for "forbear to cry" (Ezekiel 21:17); "shoutings" for "crying" (Job 39:7); "destruction" for "crying" (Proverbs 19:18, where we have instead of "let not thy soul spare for his crying," "set not thy heart on his destruction," margin, Hebrew "causing him to die" (muth, "to put to death")); "went up" for "crying aloud" (Mark 15:8, different text); "cry" for "voice" (Luke 1:42); for "had cried" (Luke 23:46), the American Standard Revised Version has "crying."
W. L. Walker
Cry (431 Occurrences)
Matthew 8:29 And they gave a loud cry, saying, What have we to do with you, you Son of God? Have you come here to give us punishment before the time? (BBE)
Matthew 12:19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Matthew 14:30 But when he saw the wind he was in fear and, starting to go down, he gave a cry, saying, Help, Lord. (BBE)
Matthew 15:22 And a woman of Canaan came out from those parts, crying and saying, Have pity on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is greatly troubled with an unclean spirit. (Root in BBE NAS NIV)
Matthew 20:30 And two blind men seated by the wayside, when they had the news that Jesus was going by, gave a loud cry, saying, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us. (BBE)
Matthew 25:6 But at midnight there was a cry,'Behold! The bridegroom is coming! Come out to meet him!' (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Matthew 26:34 Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you that this night, before the hour of the cock's cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. (BBE)
Matthew 26:74 Then with curses and oaths he said, I have no knowledge of the man. And straight away there came the cry of a cock. (BBE)
Matthew 26:75 And the word of Jesus came back to Peter, when he said, Before the hour of the cock's cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. And he went out, weeping bitterly. (BBE)
Matthew 27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus gave a loud cry, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is, My God, my God, why are you turned away from me? (BBE)
Matthew 27:50 But Jesus uttered another loud cry and then yielded up His spirit. (WEY BBE)
Mark 1:23 And there was in their Synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he gave a cry, (BBE)
Mark 1:26 The unclean spirit, convulsing him and crying with a loud voice, came out of him. (Root in WEB WEY ASV BBE DBY RSV)
Mark 5:5 Always, night and day, in the tombs and in the mountains, he was crying out, and cutting himself with stones. (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Mark 6:49 But they, when they saw him walking on the sea, took him for a spirit, and gave a loud cry: (BBE)
Mark 9:24 Straight away the father of the child gave a cry, saying, I have faith; make my feeble faith stronger. (BBE DBY)
Mark 9:26 So with a loud cry he threw the boy into fit after fit, and came out. The boy looked as if he were dead, so that most of them said he was dead; (WEY BBE NAS RSV)
Mark 10:47 When he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out, and say, "Jesus, you son of David, have mercy on me!" (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Mark 13:35 So you are to keep watch: because you are not certain when the master of the house is coming, in the evening, or in the middle of the night, or at the cock's cry, or in the morning; (BBE)
Mark 14:30 And Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you that you, today, even this night, before the cock's second cry, will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. (BBE)
Mark 14:68 But he said, I have no knowledge of him, or of what you are saying: and he went out into the doorway; and there came the cry of a cock. (BBE)
Mark 14:72 And in the same minute, the cock gave a second cry. And it came to Peter's mind how Jesus had said to him, Before the cock's second cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. And at this thought he was overcome with weeping. (BBE)
Mark 15:14 And Pilate said to them, Why, what evil has he done? But their cry was the louder, To the cross! (BBE)
Mark 15:37 But Jesus uttered a loud cry and yielded up His spirit. (WEY BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 15:39 When the centurion, who stood by opposite him, saw that he cried out like this and breathed his last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!" (See NIV)
Luke 1:42 and uttered a loud cry of joy. "Blest among women are you," she said, "and the offspring of your body is blest! (WEY ASV RSV)
Luke 4:33 And there was a man in the Synagogue who had an unclean spirit; and he gave a loud cry and said, (BBE)
Luke 7:13 When the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said to her, "Don't cry." (WEB NIV)
Luke 7:32 They are like children who are seated in the market-place, crying out to one another, and saying, We made music for you, but you did not take part in the dance; we gave cries of sorrow, but you were not sad. (Root in BBE NIV)
Luke 8:28 And when he saw Jesus, he gave a loud cry and went down on the earth before him and in a loud voice said, What have I to do with you, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Do not be cruel to me. (BBE)
Luke 9:39 And see, a spirit takes him, and suddenly he gives a cry, twisted in pain and streaming at the lips, and when it goes away from him at last, he is marked as from blows. (BBE YLT)
Luke 16:24 And he gave a cry and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, so that he may put the end of his finger in water and put it on my tongue, for I am cruelly burning in this flame. (BBE DBY)
Luke 18:7 Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them? (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 19:40 He answered them, "I tell you that if these were silent, the stones would cry out." (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 22:34 And he said, I say to you, Peter, before the cock's second cry today, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. (BBE)
Luke 22:60 And Peter said, Man, I have no knowledge of these things of which you are talking. And straight away, while he was saying these words, there came the cry of a cock. (BBE)
Luke 22:61 And the Lord, turning, gave Peter a look. And the words of the Lord came to Peter's mind, how he had said, This night, before the hour of the cock's cry, you will be false to me three times. (BBE)
Luke 23:46 Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!" Having said this, he breathed his last. (Root in WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV)
John 13:38 Jesus said in answer, Will you give up your life for me? Truly I say to you, Before the cry of the cock you will have said three times that you are not my disciple. (BBE)
John 18:27 Then again Peter said, No. And straight away a cock gave its cry. (BBE)
John 18:40 Then again they gave a loud cry, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was an outlaw. (BBE)
John 19:6 So when the chief priests and the police saw him they gave a loud cry, To the cross! to the cross! Pilate said to them, Take him yourselves and put him on the cross: I see no crime in him. (BBE)
John 19:15 Then they gave a loud cry, Away with him! away with him! to the cross! Pilate said to them, Am I to put your King to death on the cross? The chief priests said in answer, We have no king but Caesar. (BBE)
Acts 8:7 For unclean spirits came out of many of those who had them. They came out, crying with a loud voice. Many who had been paralyzed and lame were healed. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Acts 17:18 A few of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also encountered him. Some of them asked, "What has this beggarly babbler to say?" "His business," said others, "seems to be to cry up some foreign gods." This was because he had been telling the Good News of Jesus and the Resurrection. (WEY)
Acts 19:34 But when they saw that he was a Jew, all of them with one voice went on crying out for about two hours, Great is Diana of Ephesus. (Root in BBE DBY YLT NAS)
Acts 23:9 And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God. (KJV BBE WBS YLT)
Romans 2:21 you then who teach your fellow man, do you refuse to teach yourself? You who cry out against stealing, are you yourself a thief? (WEY)
Romans 8:15 For you didn't receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry, " Abba! Father!" (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 9:27 And Isaiah doth cry concerning Israel, 'If the number of the sons of Israel may be as the sand of the sea, the remnant shall be saved; (YLT)
Galatians 4:6 And because you are children, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, " Abba, Father!" (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Galatians 4:27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV)
1 Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with God's trumpet. The dead in Christ will rise first, (See RSV)
James 5:4 Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies. (WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
James 5:9 Do not cry out in condemnation of one another, brethren, lest you come under judgement. I tell you that the Judge is standing at the door. (WEY)
Revelation 6:10 And they gave a great cry, saying, How long will it be, O Ruler, holy and true, before you take your place as judge and give punishment for our blood to those on the earth? (BBE YLT)
Revelation 7:2 and I saw another messenger going up from the rising of the sun, having a seal of the living God, and he did cry with a great voice to the four messengers, to whom it was given to injure the land and the sea, saying, (YLT)
Revelation 7:10 and they cry with a great voice, saying, Salvation unto our God who sitteth on the throne, and unto the Lamb. (ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Revelation 8:13 Then I looked, and I heard a solitary eagle crying in a loud voice, as it flew across the sky, "Alas, alas, alas, for the inhabitants of the earth, because of the significance of the remaining trumpets which the three angels are about to blow!" (Root in WEY BBE RSV)
Revelation 10:3 And he gave a loud cry, like the angry voice of a lion: and at his cry the voices of the seven thunders were sounding. (BBE)
Revelation 12:2 and she was crying out in the pains and agony of childbirth. (Root in WEY BBE YLT)
Revelation 14:18 And another angel came out from the altar, which had power over fire; and cried with a loud cry to him that had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. (KJV BBE DBY WBS YLT)
Revelation 16:7 I heard the altar saying, "Yes, Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are your judgments." (See RSV)
Revelation 18:2 And he gave a loud cry, saying, Babylon the great has come down from her high place, she has come to destruction and has become a place of evil spirits, and of every unclean spirit, and a hole for every unclean and hated bird. (BBE YLT)
Revelation 18:10 standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying,'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For your judgment has come in one hour.' (See NIV)
Revelation 18:19 And they put dust on their heads, and were sad, weeping and crying, and saying, Sorrow, sorrow for the great town, in which was increased the wealth of all who had their ships on the sea because of her great stores! for in one hour she is made waste. (Root in BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Revelation 21:4 He will wipe away from them every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away." (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 18:20 Yahweh said, "Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
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 me; and if not, I will know. (KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 19:13 for we will destroy this place, because the outcry against them has grown great before Yahweh that Yahweh has sent us to destroy it." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 21:17 And the boy's cry came to the ears of God; and the angel of God said to Hagar from heaven, Hagar, why are you weeping? have no fear, for the child's cry has come to the ears of God. (BBE NAS NIV)
Genesis 27:34 When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceeding great and bitter cry, and said to his father, "Bless me, even me also, my father." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 39:14 She sent for the men of her house and said to them, See, he has let a Hebrew come here and make sport of us; he came to my bed, and I gave a loud cry; (BBE)
Genesis 39:18 And when I gave a loud cry he went running out without his coat. (BBE)
Exodus 2:23 It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 3:7 Yahweh said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 3:9 Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 5:8 The number of the bricks, which they made before, you require from them. You shall not diminish anything of it, for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying,'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.' (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 5:15 And the authorities of the sons of Israel come in and cry unto Pharaoh, saying, 'Why dost thou thus to thy servants? (YLT)
Exodus 6:5 And truly my ears are open to the cry of the children of Israel whom the Egyptians keep under their yoke; and I have kept in mind my agreement. (BBE)
Exodus 11:6 There shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there has not been, nor shall be any more. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Exodus 12:30 Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt, for there was not a house where there was not one dead. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Exodus 14:10 And when Pharaoh came near, the children of Israel, lifting up their eyes, saw the Egyptians coming after them, and were full of fear; and their cry went up to God. (BBE YLT)
Exodus 14:15 Yahweh said to Moses, "Why do you cry to me? Speak to the children of Israel, that they go forward. (WEB BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 22:23 If you take advantage of them at all, and they cry at all to me, I will surely hear their cry; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 22:27 For it is the only thing he has for covering his skin; what is he to go to sleep in? and when his cry comes up to me, I will give ear, for my mercy is great. (BBE YLT)
Exodus 32:18 He said, "It isn't the voice of those who shout for victory, neither is it the voice of those who cry for being overcome; but the noise of those who sing that I hear." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Leviticus 9:24 And fire came out from before the Lord, burning up the offering on the altar and the fat: and when all the people saw it, they gave a loud cry, falling down on their faces. (BBE YLT)
Leviticus 13:45 "The leper in whom the plague is shall wear torn clothes, and the hair of his head shall hang loose. He shall cover his upper lip, and shall cry,'Unclean! Unclean!' (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 11:2 And the people made an outcry to Moses, and Moses made prayer to the Lord, and the fire was stopped. (Root in BBE YLT)
Numbers 14:1 All the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night. (See RSV)
Numbers 16:34 All Israel that were around them fled at the cry of them; for they said, "Lest the earth swallow us up!" (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Numbers 20:16 And the Lord gave ear to the voice of our cry, and sent an angel and took us out of Egypt: and now we are in Kadesh, a town on the edge of your land; (BBE YLT NIV)
Numbers 23:21 He has seen no evil in Jacob or wrongdoing in Israel: the Lord his God is with him, and the glad cry of a king is among them. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware that there not be a base thought in your heart, saying, "The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand;" and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cry to Yahweh against you, and it be sin to you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 22:24 then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones; the lady, because she didn't cry, being in the city; and the man, because he has humbled his neighbor's wife: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you. (WEB BBE NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 22:27 For he came across her in the open country, and there was no one to come to the help of the virgin in answer to her cry. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 24:15 in his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it; for he is poor, and sets his heart on it: lest he cry against you to Yahweh, and it be sin to you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Deuteronomy 26:7 And our cry went up to the Lord, the God of our fathers, and the Lord's ear was open to the voice of our cry, and his eyes took note of our grief and the crushing weight of our work: (BBE YLT)
Deuteronomy 33:7 This is the blessing of Judah: and he said, "Hear, Yahweh, the voice of Judah. Bring him in to his people. With his hands he contended for himself. You shall be a help against his adversaries." (See NIV)