שׂרה to fight, strive, contend.
    — Qal - שָׂרָה he fought, strove, contended (Gen. 32:29, Hos. 12:4). [Arab. shara(y) (= he was angry), shāra(y) (= he contended). Prob. related to שׂרר.] Derivative: מִשְׂרָה. cp. the first element in יִשְׂרָאֵל.