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Lexicon :: Strong's H3001 - yāḇēš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 837

Strong’s Definitions

יָבֵשׁ yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; a primitive root; to be ashamed, confused or disappointed; also (as failing) to dry up (as water) or wither (as herbage):—be ashamed, clean, be confounded, (make) dry (up), (do) shame(-fully), × utterly, wither (away).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 78x

The KJV translates Strong's H3001 in the following manner: dry up (27x), withered (22x), confounded (9x), ashamed (7x), dry (7x), wither away (2x), clean (1x), shamed (1x), shamefully (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 78x
The KJV translates Strong's H3001 in the following manner: dry up (27x), withered (22x), confounded (9x), ashamed (7x), dry (7x), wither away (2x), clean (1x), shamed (1x), shamefully (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. to make dry, wither, be dry, become dry, be dried up, be withered

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be dry, be dried up, be without moisture

      2. to be dried up

    2. (Piel) to make dry, dry up

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to dry up, make dry

        1. to dry up (water)

        2. to make dry, wither

        3. to exhibit dryness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבֵשׁ yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; a primitive root; to be ashamed, confused or disappointed; also (as failing) to dry up (as water) or wither (as herbage):—be ashamed, clean, be confounded, (make) dry (up), (do) shame(-fully), × utterly, wither (away).
STRONGS H3001: Abbreviations
† I. יָבֵשׁ verb be dry, dried up, withered (Late Hebrew id. (rare), Targum יְבֵישׁ, chiefly Pa. Ithp., Syriac bdb038602; Sabean, Palmyrene derivatives; Arabic bdb038603; Ethiopic bdb038604) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular יָבֵשׁ Joshua 9:5 + 8 times; וְיָבֵשׁ consecutive Isaiah 19:5+ 4 times; 3rd person feminine singular יָֽֽֽבְשָׁה Genesis 8:14; 3rd person plural יָֽֽֽבְשׁוּ Jeremiah 23:10 + 2 times; יָבֵ֑שׁוּ Jeremiah 50:38 + 2 times; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִבַשׁ Isaiah 19:7; יִיבָ֑שׁ Jeremiah 12:4; Job 8:12; וַיִּיבַשׁ 1 Kings 17:7; וַיִּיבָ֑שׁ Jonah 4:7; 3rd person feminine singular תִּיבַשׁ Ezekiel 17:10; תִּיבָ֑שׁ Ezekiel 17:10 + 3 times, etc.; Infinitive construct (בִּ)יבשׁ Isaiah 27:11; יְבשֶׁת Genesis 8:7; absolute יָבוֺשׁ Zechariah 11:17; יָבשׁ Eccl 17:10; —
1. be dry, dried up without moisture:
a. of bread Joshua 9:5, 12 (JE).
b. of ground lacking rain Amos 4:7, compare Amos 1:2 (of Carmel at utterance of י׳'s voice), Jeremiah 23:10.
c. of earth after the flood Genesis 8:14 (P), compare חָרֵב
d. of grass, herbage, trees and crops (already implied in b. = wither Isaiah 15:6; Isaiah 19:7; Isaiah 27:11; Jeremiah 12:4; Job 8:12; Joel 1:12; Jonah 4:7; in simile of shortness of life Psalm 90:6; Psalm 102:12; Psalm 129:6, see also Isaiah 40:7, 8 (in these two || נָבֵל); of heart under figure of grass Psalm 102:5; of Judah under figure of vine Ezekiel 17:9 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 17:10 (3 times in verse), compare Ezekiel 19:12; of princes under figure of tree Isaiah 40:24; of roots of Ephraim under figure of tree Hosea 9:16, so of roots of wicked Job 18:16.
e. of hand, arm, dry up, wither, as judgment from י׳, 1 Kings 13:4; Zechariah 11:17 (twice in verse); in distress יָבֵשׁ כַּחֶרֶשׁ כֹּחִי Psalm 22:16 my strength is dried up like the potsherd; of skin Lamentations 4:8, and (figurative) of bones Ezekiel 37:11.
Pi. make dry, dry up, only Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיַּבְּשֵׁהוּ Nahum 1:4 and hath made it dry (י׳, the sea); 3rd person feminine singular תְּיַבֵּשׁ Job 15:30 the flame shall dry up his branches (figurative of wicked); figurative תְּיַבֶּשׁנָּֿ֑רֶם Proverbs 17:22 a broken spirit maketh dry (the) bones.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הוֺבִישׁ Joshua 2:10 + 3 times + Joel 1:10 (see below); חֹבִישׁ Ezekiel 19:12 + 2 times Joel (see below); 3rd person feminine singular הוֺבִישָׁה Joel 1:12 (see below); 2nd person masculine singular הוֺבַשְׁתָּ Psalm 74:15; 1st person singular הוֺבַשְׁתִּי Ezekiel 17:24; וְהוֺבַשְׁתִּ֫י Jeremiah 51:36; 3rd person plural וְהֹבִישׁוּ consecutive Zechariah 10:11; Imperfect 1st person singular אוֺבִישׁ Isaiah 42:15 (twice in verse); Isaiah 44:27; — dry up, make dry:
1. dry up water, י׳ subject, Joshua 2:10; Joshua 4:23 (twice in verse); Joshua 5:1 (all D), Jeremiah 51:36 (|| הֶחֱרִיב), Isaiah 42:15; Isaiah 44:27 (חֳרָבִי in || clause), Psalm 74:15.
2. make dry, wither: herbage, trees, crops, etc., of י׳, Isaiah 42:15 (|| החריב); object Babylon under figure of tree Ezekiel 17:24; of east wind's drying up Judah's fruit Ezekiel 19:12.
3. exhibit dryness: of river-deeps laid bare Zechariah 10:11. — In like manner might be taken Joel 1:10, 12 (twice in verse); Joel 1:17, if from יבשׁ; but the sense would be difficult, especially in Joel 1:10; Joel 1:12, and הֹבִישׁוּ Joel 1:11 must be from בּוֺשׁ, to which all these cases in Joel may be consistently assigned; see בּוֺשׁ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:7; 8:7; 8:14; 8:14


2:10; 2:10; 4:23; 5:1; 9:5; 9:5; 9:12

1 Kings

13:4; 17:7; 17:7


8:12; 8:12; 12:15; 14:11; 15:30; 18:16


22:16; 74:15; 74:15; 90:6; 102:5; 102:12; 129:6




15:6; 19:5; 19:5; 19:7; 19:7; 27:11; 27:11; 40:7; 40:8; 40:24; 42:15; 42:15; 42:15; 44:27; 44:27


12:4; 12:4; 23:10; 23:10; 50:38; 50:38; 51:36; 51:36




17:9; 17:10; 17:10; 17:10; 17:24; 17:24; 19:12; 19:12; 19:12; 37:11




1:10; 1:10; 1:10; 1:11; 1:12; 1:12; 1:12; 1:12; 1:17; 1:20


1:2; 4:7


4:7; 4:7




10:11; 10:11; 11:17; 11:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3001 matches the Hebrew יָבֵשׁ (yāḇēš),
which occurs 73 times in 62 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 8:7–Hos 2:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:7 - And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up H3001 from off the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:14 - And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. H3001
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:10 - For we have heard how the LORD dried up H3001 the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:23 - For the LORD your God dried up H3001 the waters of Jordan from before you, until ye were passed over, as the LORD your God did to the Red sea, which he dried up H3001 from before us, until we were gone over:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:1 - And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up H3001 the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:5 - And old shoes and clouted upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry H3001 and mouldy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:12 - This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go unto you; but now, behold, it is dry, H3001 and it is mouldy:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:5 - And Joab came into the house to the king, and said, Thou hast shamed H3001 this day the faces of all thy servants, which this day have saved thy life, and the lives of thy sons and of thy daughters, and the lives of thy wives, and the lives of thy concubines;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:4 - And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Bethel, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, H3001 so that he could not pull it in again to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:7 - And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, H3001 because there had been no rain in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:12 - Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth H3001 before any other herb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:15 - Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: H3001 also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:11 - As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: H3001
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:30 - He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up H3001 his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:16 - His roots shall be dried up H3001 beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:15 - My strength is dried up H3001 like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:15 - Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up H3001 mighty rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:6 - In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth. H3001
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:4 - My heart is smitten, and withered H3001 like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:11 - My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered H3001 like grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth H3001 afore it groweth up:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:22 - A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth H3001 the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:6 - For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, H3001 the grass faileth, there is no green thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:5 - And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up. H3001
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:7 - The paper reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, and every thing sown by the brooks, shall wither, H3001 be driven away, and be no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:11 - When the boughs thereof are withered, H3001 they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:7 - The grass withereth, H3001 the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:8 - The grass withereth, H3001 the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:24 - Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, H3001 and the whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up H3001 all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up H3001 the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:27 - That saith to the deep, Be dry, and I will dry up H3001 thy rivers:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:15 - Were they ashamed H3001 when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:12 - Were they ashamed H3001 when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall: in the time of their visitation they shall be cast down, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:14 - Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded H3001 by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:4 - How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, H3001 for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:10 - For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourneth; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, H3001 and their course is evil, and their force is not right.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:24 - The daughter of Egypt shall be confounded; H3001 she shall be delivered into the hand of the people of the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:1 - Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded H3001 and taken: Misgab is confounded H3001 and dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:20 - Moab is confounded; H3001 for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, H3001 Merodach is broken in pieces; her idols are confounded, H3001 her images are broken in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:38 - A drought is upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: H3001 for it is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:17 - Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded H3001 by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:36 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry. H3001
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:8 - Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, H3001 it is become like a stick.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:9 - Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? H3001 it shall wither H3001 in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:10 - Yea, behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly H3001 wither, H3001 when the east wind toucheth it? it shall wither H3001 in the furrows where it grew.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LORD have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried H3001 up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the LORD have spoken and have done it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - But she was plucked up in fury, she was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up H3001 her fruit: her strong rods were broken and withered; H3001 the fire consumed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:11 - Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, H3001 and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - For their mother hath played the harlot: she that conceived them hath done shamefully: H3001 for she said, I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, mine oil and my drink.

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