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Lexicon :: Strong's H2992 - yibēm

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יִבֵּם
Transliteration
yibēm
Pronunciation
yaw-bam'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root of doubtful meaning
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 836

Strong’s Definitions

יָבַם yâbam, yaw-bam'; a primitive root of doubtful meaning; used only as a denominative from H2993; to marry a (deceased) brother's widow:—perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H2992 in the following manner: perform the duty of an husband's brother (2x), marry (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H2992 in the following manner: perform the duty of an husband's brother (2x), marry (1x).
  1. (Piel) to perform levirate marriage, perform the duty of a brother-in-law

    1. the duty due to a brother who died childless - to marry his widow and have a son for his name

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבַם yâbam, yaw-bam'; a primitive root of doubtful meaning; used only as a denominative from H2993; to marry a (deceased) brother's widow:—perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry.
STRONGS H2992:
† [יָבַם] verb denominative, only
Pi. do the duty of יָבָם to a brother's widow; Perfect וְיִבְּמָהּ consecutive Deuteronomy 25:5 and shall do a brother-in-law's office to her; Imperative יַבֵּם אֹתָהּ Genesis 38:8 (i.e. אֵשֶׁת אָחִיךָ Genesis 38:8a); Infinitive suffix לֹא אָבָה יַבְּמִי Deuteronomy 25:7 (on nominal suffix as object of infinitive, see Ges§ 115 R. 2 near the end).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:8; 38:8

Deuteronomy

25:5; 25:7

H2992

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2992 matches the Hebrew יִבֵּם (yibēm),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:8 - And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry H2992 her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother H2992 unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:7 - And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother. H2992

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