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Lexicon :: Strong's H2976 - yā'aš

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יָאַשׁ
Transliteration
yā'aš
Pronunciation
yaw-ash'
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Part of Speech
interjection, verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 833

Strong’s Definitions

יָאַשׁ yâʼash, yaw-ash'; a primitive root; to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond:—(cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H2976 in the following manner: no hope (3x), despair (2x), desperate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H2976 in the following manner: no hope (3x), despair (2x), desperate (1x).
  1. to despair

    1. (Niphal) to be despaired, be desperate

    2. (Piel) to cause to despair

      interjection
  2. it is hopeless!

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָאַשׁ yâʼash, yaw-ash'; a primitive root; to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond:—(cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.
STRONGS H2976:
† [יָאַשׁ] verb despair (not in Qal) (Late Hebrew Hithp. despair of, יֵאוּשׁ desperation; Aramaic Pa. יָאֵשׁ, etc., make despair (so Targum Ecclesiastes 2:20); Arabic bdb038401 despair) —
Niph. Perfect וְנוֺאַש consecutive 1 Samuel 27:1; Participle נוֺאָשׁ Jeremiah 2:25 + 3 times; — despair, מִמֶּנִּי שָׁאוּל וְנ׳ לְבַקְּשֵׁנִי 1 Samuel 27:1 and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me; participle desperate, despairing, of Job, Job 6:26; elsewhere נוֺאָ֑שׁ (following אמר) desperate! = there is no hope! Jeremiah 2:25; Jeremiah 18:12; Isaiah 57:10.
Pi. Infinitive לְיַאֵשׁ אֶתלִֿבִּי עַל כָּלהֶֿעָמָל Ecclesiastes 2:20 to make my heart despair, concerning all the toil.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

27:1; 27:1

Job

6:26

Ecclesiastes

2:20; 2:20

Isaiah

57:10

Jeremiah

2:25; 2:25; 18:12

H2976

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2976 matches the Hebrew יָאַשׁ (yā'aš),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:1 - And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair H2976 of me, to seek me any more in any coast of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:26 - Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, H2976 which are as wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:20 - Therefore I went about to cause H2976  my heart to despair H2976 of all the labour which I took under the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:10 - Thou art wearied in the greatness of thy way; yet saidst thou not, There is no hope: H2976 thou hast found the life of thine hand; therefore thou wast not grieved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:25 - Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: H2976 no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:12 - And they said, There is no hope: H2976 but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.

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