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Lexicon :: Strong's H3220 - yam

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יָם
Transliteration
yam
Pronunciation
yäm (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to roar
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TWOT Reference: 871a

Strong’s Definitions

יָם yâm, yawm; from an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea; sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south:—sea (× -faring man, (-shore)), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 396x

The KJV translates Strong's H3220 in the following manner: sea (321x), west (47x), westward (21x), west side (4x), seafaring men (1x), south (1x), western (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 396x
The KJV translates Strong's H3220 in the following manner: sea (321x), west (47x), westward (21x), west side (4x), seafaring men (1x), south (1x), western (1x).
  1. sea

    1. Mediterranean Sea

    2. Red Sea

    3. Dead Sea

    4. Sea of Galilee

    5. sea (general)

    6. mighty river (Nile)

    7. the sea (the great basin in the temple court)

    8. seaward, west, westward

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָם yâm, yawm; from an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea; sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south:—sea (× -faring man, (-shore)), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3220 matches the Hebrew יָם (yam),
which occurs 425 times in 339 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 7 (Gen 1:10–Num 21:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:10 - God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters He called seas; H3220 and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:22 - God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, H3220 and let birds multiply on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:26 - Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea H3220 and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea H3220 and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over every living thing that [fn]moves on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:2 - “The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the [fn]sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, H3220 into your hand they are given.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:8 - Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west H3220 and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:14 - The LORD said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward; H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:3 - All these [fn]came as allies to the valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea). H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your [fn]seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; H3220 and your [fn]seed shall possess the gate of [fn]their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:14 - “Your [fn]descendants will also be like the dust of the earth, and you will [fn]spread out to the west H3220 and to the east and to the north and to the south; and in you and in your [fn]descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:12 - “For You said, ‘I will surely [fn]prosper you and make your [fn]descendants as the sand of the sea, H3220 which is too great to be numbered.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:49 - Thus Joseph stored up grain [fn]in great abundance like the sand of the sea, H3220 until he stopped [fn]measuring it, for it was [fn]beyond measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 - “Zebulun will dwell at the seashore; H3220
And he shall be [fn]a haven for ships,
And his flank shall be toward Sidon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - So the LORD shifted the wind to a very strong west H3220 wind which took up the locusts and drove them into the [fn]Red H3220 Sea; H3220 not one locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:18 - Hence God led the people around by the way of the wilderness to the [fn]Red H3220 Sea; H3220 and the sons of Israel went up in martial array from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:2 - “Tell the sons of Israel to turn back and camp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea; H3220 you shall camp in front of Baal-zephon, opposite it, by the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:9 - Then the Egyptians chased after them with all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, his horsemen and his army, and they overtook them camping by the sea, H3220 beside Pi-hahiroth, in front of Baal-zephon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:16 - “As for you, lift up your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea H3220 and divide it, and the sons of Israel shall [fn]go through the midst of the sea H3220 on dry land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:21 - Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; H3220 and the LORD [fn]swept the sea H3220 back by a strong east wind all night and turned the sea H3220 into dry land, so the waters were divided.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - The sons of Israel [fn]went through the midst of the sea H3220 on the dry land, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:23 - Then the Egyptians took up the pursuit, and all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots and his horsemen went in after them into the midst of the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:26 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the sea H3220 so that the waters may come back over the Egyptians, over their chariots and their horsemen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, H3220 and the sea H3220 returned to its normal state at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing [fn]right into it; then the LORD [fn]overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, [fn]even Pharaoh’s entire army that had gone into the sea H3220 after them; not even one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea, H3220 and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:30 - Thus the LORD saved Israel that day from the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:1 - Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, [fn]and said,
[fn]I will sing to the LORD, for He [fn]is highly exalted;
The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - “Pharaoh’s chariots and his army He has cast into the sea; H3220
And the choicest of his officers are [fn]drowned in the [fn]Red H3220 Sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - “At the blast of Your nostrils the waters were piled up,
The flowing waters stood up like a heap;
The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:10 - “You blew with Your wind, the sea H3220 covered them;
They sank like lead in the [fn]mighty waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:19 - For the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, H3220 and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea H3220 on them, but the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:21 - Miriam answered them,
“Sing to the LORD, for He [fn]is highly exalted;
The horse and his rider He has hurled into the sea.” H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:22 - Then Moses [fn]led Israel from the [fn]Red H3220 Sea, H3220 and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:11 - “For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea H3220 and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - “I will fix your boundary from the [fn]Red H3220 Sea H3220 to the sea H3220 of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:22 - “For the [fn]rear of the tabernacle, to the west, H3220 you shall make six boards.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:27 - and five bars for the boards of the [fn]other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the [fn]rear side to the west. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:12 - For the width of the court on the west H3220 side shall be hangings of fifty cubits with their ten pillars and their ten [fn]sockets.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:27 - For the [fn]rear of the tabernacle, to the west, H3220 he made six boards.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:32 - and five bars for the boards of the [fn]other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the [fn]rear side to the west. H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:12 - For the west H3220 side there were hangings of fifty cubits with their ten pillars and their ten [fn]sockets; the hooks of the pillars and their [fn]bands were of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:9 - ‘These you may eat, whatever is in the water: all that have fins and scales, those in the water, in the seas H3220 or in the rivers, you may eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:10 - ‘But whatever is in the seas H3220 and in the rivers that does not have fins and scales among all the teeming life of the water, and among all the living creatures that are in the water, they are detestable things to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:18 - “On the west H3220 side H3220 shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:23 - The families of the Gershonites were to camp behind the [fn]tabernacle westward, H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:22 - “Should flocks and herds be slaughtered for them, to be sufficient for them? Or should all the fish of the sea H3220 be gathered together for them, to be sufficient for them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:31 - Now there went forth a wind from the LORD and it brought quail from the sea, H3220 and let them fall beside the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and a day’s journey on the other side, all around the camp and [fn]about two [fn]cubits deep on the surface of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:29 - “Amalek is living in the land of the Negev and the Hittites and the Jebusites and the Amorites are living in the hill country, and the Canaanites are living by the sea H3220 and by the side of the Jordan.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:25 - “Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites live in the valleys; turn tomorrow and set out to the wilderness by the way of the [fn]Red H3220 Sea.” H3220
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:4 - Then they set out from Mount Hor by the way of the [fn]Red H3220 Sea, H3220 to go around the land of Edom; and the [fn]people became impatient because of the journey.

 
 
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