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Lexicon :: Strong's H3474 - yashar


yä·shar' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 930

Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. to be right, be straight, be level, be upright, be just, be lawful, be smooth

    1. (Qal)

      1. to go straight

      2. to be pleasing, be agreeable, be right (fig.)

      3. to be straightforward, be upright

    2. (Piel)

      1. to make right, make smooth, make straight

      2. to lead, direct, lead straight along

      3. to esteem right, approve

    3. (Pual) to be made level, be laid smoothly out

    4. (Hiphil) to make straight, look straight

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strongs H3474 in the following manner: please (6x), straight (5x), direct (4x), right (3x), well (2x), fitted (1x), good (1x), make straight (1x), meet (1x), upright (1x), uprightly (1x).
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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H3474 matches the Hebrew יָשַׁר (yashar ),
which occurs 29 times in 26 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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Tools specific to Num 23:27

Num 23:27

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee unto another place; peradventure it will please H3474 God that thou mayest curse me them from thence.

Tools specific to Jdg 14:3

Jdg 14:3

Then his father and his mother said unto him, Is there never a woman among the daughters of thy brethren, or among all my people, that thou goest to take a wife of the uncircumcised Philistines? And Samson said unto his father, Get her for me; for she pleaseth me well. H3474

Tools specific to Jdg 14:7

Jdg 14:7

And he went down, and talked with the woman; and she pleased H3474 Samson well. H3474

Tools specific to 1Sa 6:12

1Sa 6:12

And the kine took the straight H3474 way to the way of Bethshemesh, and went along the highway, lowing as they went, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them unto the border of Bethshemesh.

Tools specific to 1Sa 18:20

1Sa 18:20

And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased H3474 him.

Tools specific to 1Sa 18:26

1Sa 18:26

And when his servants told David these words, it pleased H3474 David well to be the king's son in law: and the days were not expired.

Tools specific to 2Sa 17:4

2Sa 17:4

And the saying pleased H3474 Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Tools specific to 1Ki 6:35

1Ki 6:35

And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted H3474 upon the carved work.

Tools specific to 1Ki 9:12

1Ki 9:12

And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased H3474 him not.

Tools specific to 1Ch 13:4

1Ch 13:4

And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was right H3474 in the eyes of all the people.

Tools specific to 2Ch 30:4

2Ch 30:4

And the thing pleased H3474 the king and all the congregation.

Tools specific to 2Ch 32:30

2Ch 32:30

This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight H3474 down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Tools specific to Job 37:3

Job 37:3

He directeth H3474 it under the whole heaven, and his lightning unto the ends of the earth.

Tools specific to Psa 5:8

Psa 5:8

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight H3474 before my face.

Tools specific to Psa 119:128

Psa 119:128

Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; H3474 and I hate every false way.

Tools specific to Pro 3:6

Pro 3:6

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct H3474 thy paths.

Tools specific to Pro 4:25

Pro 4:25

Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight H3474 before thee.

Tools specific to Pro 9:15

Pro 9:15

To call passengers who go right H3474 on their ways:

Tools specific to Pro 11:5

Pro 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct H3474 his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Tools specific to Pro 15:21

Pro 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly. H3474

Tools specific to Isa 40:3

Isa 40:3

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight H3474 in the desert a highway for our God.

Tools specific to Isa 45:2

Isa 45:2

I will go before thee, and make H3474 the crooked places straight: H3474 H3474 I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron:

Tools specific to Isa 45:13

Isa 45:13

I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct H3474 all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts.

Tools specific to Jer 18:4

Jer 18:4

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good H3474 to the potter to make it.

Tools specific to Jer 27:5

Jer 27:5

I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet H3474 unto me.

Tools specific to Hab 2:4

Hab 2:4

Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright H3474 in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
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