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Lexicon :: Strong's H2986 - yāḇal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 835

Strong’s Definitions

יָבַל yâbal, yaw-bal'; a primitive root; properly, to flow; causatively, to bring (especially with pomp):—bring (forth), carry, lead (forth).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H2986 in the following manner: bring (11x), carry (4x), bring forth (1x), lead forth (1x), lead (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H2986 in the following manner: bring (11x), carry (4x), bring forth (1x), lead forth (1x), lead (1x).
  1. to bring, lead, carry, conduct, bear along

    1. (Hiphil)

      1. to bear along, bring

      2. to carry away, lead away

      3. to lead, conduct

    2. (Hophal)

      1. to be borne along

      2. to be borne (to the grave)

      3. to be brought, be led, be conducted

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבַל yâbal, yaw-bal'; a primitive root; properly, to flow; causatively, to bring (especially with pomp):—bring (forth), carry, lead (forth).
STRONGS H2986: Abbreviations
† [יָבַל] verb
Hiph. conduct, bear along, especially in procession (Aramaic יַבֵּל, אוֺבִיל id., bdb038404 Pa. lead along, also Ethpa.; Aph. lead, conduct; Zinjirli יבל id., DHMSendsch. Glossary; Assyrian abâlu (ובל), bring, conduct, COTGlossary DlPr 122 ff.; Arabic bdb038405 is run vehemently (of horse), pursue sharply, pour down rain, bdb038501 violent rain) —
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יוֺבִילֵנִי Psalm 60:11; Psalm 108:11; 1st person singular suffix אוֺבִילֵם Jeremiah 31:9; 3rd person masculine plural יוֺבִילוּ Psalm 68:30; יֹבִילוּ Psalm 76:12 (jussive); יוֺבִלוּן Zephaniah 3:10; suffix יֹבִלוּהָ Isaiah 23:7; —
1. bear along offerings, with accusative of thing, Zephaniah 3:10; with ל person Psalm 68:30; Psalm 76:12.
2. carry away, only רַגְלֶיהָ מֵרָחוֺק לָגוּר י׳ Isaiah 23:7 her feet used to carry her far away to sojourn (of Tyre as colonizing and trading city).
3. lead, conduct, with object as suffix, of returning exiles Jeremiah 31:9; triumphant army, followed by accusative of location, Psalm 60:11 = Psalm 108:11.
Hoph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יוּבַל(ֿׅ Isaiah 18:7; Jeremiah 11:19; יוּבָ֑ל Hosea 12:2 + 3 times; 3rd person feminine singular תּוּבַל Psalm 45:15; 1st person singular אוּבָ֑ל Job 10:19; 3rd person masculine plural יוּבָ֑לוּ Job 21:30; 3rd person feminine plural תּוּבַלְנָה Psalm 45:16; 2nd person masculine plural תּוּבָל֑וּן Isaiah 55:12; —
1. be borne along: of things, followed by לְ, a gift Isaiah 18:7; idol Hosea 10:6; oil Hosea 12:2.
2. be borne to the grave: מִבֶּטֶן לַקֶּבֶר אוּבָ֑ל Job 10:19; לִקְבָרוֺת יוּבָ֑ל Job 21:32.
3. be led, conducted, followed by לְ, Psalm 45:15; Jeremiah 11:19; Isaiah 53:7; absolute Psalm 45:16; be led forth (from captivity in Babylon) Isaiah 55:12, absolute (|| יצא); the wicked (for judgment) absolute Job 21:30.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2987.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2986 matches the Hebrew יָבַל (yāḇal),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:19 - ‘I should have been as though I had not been,
Carried H2986 from womb to tomb.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:30 - “For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity;
They will be led H2986 forth H2986 at the day of fury.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:32 - “While he is carried H2986 to the grave,
Men will keep watch over his tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:14 - She will be led H2986 to the King in embroidered work;
The virgins, her companions who follow her,
Will be brought to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:15 - They will be led H2986 forth H2986 with gladness and rejoicing;
They will enter into the King’s palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring H2986 me into the besieged city?
Who [fn]will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:29 - [fn]Because of Your temple at Jerusalem
Kings will bring H2986 gifts to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:11 - Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them;
Let all who are around Him bring H2986 gifts to Him who is to be feared.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:10 - Who will bring H2986 me into the besieged city?
Who [fn]will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:7 - At that time a gift of homage will be brought H2986 to the LORD of hosts
[fn]From a people [fn]tall and smooth,
Even from a people feared [fn]far and wide,
A powerful and oppressive nation,
Whose land the rivers divide
To the place of the name of the LORD of hosts, even Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:7 - Is this your jubilant city,
Whose origin is from antiquity,
Whose feet used to carry H2986 her to [fn]colonize distant places?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:7 - He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth;
Like a lamb that is led H2986 to slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,
So He did not open His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - “For you will go out with joy
And be led H2986 forth H2986 with peace;
The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you,
And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:19 - But I was like a gentle lamb led H2986 to the slaughter;
And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying,
“Let us destroy the tree with its [fn]fruit,
And let us cut him off from the land of the living,
That his name be remembered no more.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:9 - “With weeping they will come,
And by supplication I will lead H2986 them;
I will make them walk by streams of waters,
On a straight path in which they will not stumble;
For I am a father to Israel,
And Ephraim is My firstborn.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:6 - The thing itself will be carried H2986 to Assyria
As tribute to [fn]King Jareb;
Ephraim will [fn]be seized with shame
And Israel will be ashamed of its own counsel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:1 - [fn]Ephraim feeds on wind,
And pursues the east wind continually;
He multiplies lies and violence.
Moreover, [fn]he makes a covenant with Assyria,
And oil is carried H2986 to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:10 - “From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia
My [fn]worshipers, [fn]My dispersed ones,
Will bring H2986 My offerings.
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