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Lexicon :: Strong's H2994 - yᵊḇēmeṯ

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יְבֵמֶת
Transliteration
yᵊḇēmeṯ
Pronunciation
yeb-ay'-meth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Participle of יִבֵּם (H2992)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 836b

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: יבמת.

Strong’s Definitions

יְבֵמֶת Yᵉbêmeth, yeb-ay'-meth; feminine participle of H2992; a sister-in-law:—brother's wife, sister in law.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H2994 in the following manner: brother's wife (3x), sister in law (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H2994 in the following manner: brother's wife (3x), sister in law (2x).
  1. sister-in-law, brother's wife, brother's widow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יְבֵמֶת Yᵉbêmeth, yeb-ay'-meth; feminine participle of H2992; a sister-in-law:—brother's wife, sister in law.
STRONGS H2994:
† [יְבֵ֫מֶת] noun feminine sister-in-law (Late Hebrew יְבָמָה, Targum יְבַמְתָּא, יְבִּימְתָּא; Syriac bdb038601) — only suffix יְבִמְתּו Deuteronomy 25:7 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 25:9 his brother's wife (widow), (compare Genesis 38:8) in levirate law; יְבִמְתֵּךְ Ruth 1:15 (twice in verse) thy husband's brother's wife.
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

25:7; 25:9

Ruth

1:15

H2994

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2994 matches the Hebrew יְבֵמֶת (yᵊḇēmeṯ),
which occurs 5 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:7 - And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, H2994 then let his brother's wife H2994 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:9 - Then shall his brother's wife H2994 come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:15 - And she said, Behold, thy sister in law H2994 is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law. H2994

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