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Lexicon :: Strong's H2993 - yāḇām

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יָבָם
Transliteration
yāḇām
Pronunciation
yaw-bawm'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From (the orig. of) יִבֵּם (H2992)
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TWOT Reference: 836a

Strong’s Definitions

יָבָם yâbâm, yaw-bawm'; from (the original of) H2992; a brother-in-law:—husband's brother.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H2993 in the following manner: husband's brother (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H2993 in the following manner: husband's brother (2x).
  1. brother-in-law, husband's brother

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבָם yâbâm, yaw-bawm'; from (the original of) H2992; a brother-in-law:—husband's brother.
STRONGS H2993:
† [יָבָם] noun masculine husband's brother (Late Hebrew id.; Targum יַבְמָא; see LagM ii. 78) — only suffix יְבֶמִי Deuteronomy 25:7, יְבָמָהּ Deuteronomy 25:5, in law of levirate marriage (compare Genesis 38:8; see also DrDeuteronomy 25:5-10).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:8

Deuteronomy

25:5; 25:5; 25:6; 25:7; 25:7; 25:8; 25:9; 25:10

H2993

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2993 matches the Hebrew יָבָם (yāḇām),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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 H2993 shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother 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 H2993 refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.

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