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Lexicon :: Strong's H3002 - yāḇēš

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TWOT Reference: 837a

Strong’s Definitions

יָבֵשׁ yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; from H3001; dry:—dried (away), dry.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H3002 in the following manner: dry (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H3002 in the following manner: dry (9x).
  1. dry

  2. dried

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבֵשׁ yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; from H3001; dry:—dried (away), dry.
STRONGS H3002: Abbreviations
† II. יָבֵשׁ verbal adjective or participle dry, dried, so, masculine singular absolute Nahum 1:10 + 4 times; feminine singular יְבֵשָׁה Numbers 11:6; masculine plural (וִ)יבֵשִׁים Numbers 6:3; feminine plural יְבֵשׁוֺת Ezekiel 37:2, 4; —
1. dried, literal only עֲנָבִים יְבֵשִׁיס Numbers 6:3 dried grapes (P; opposed to לַחִים ְ׳); figurative נַפְשֵׁנוּ יְבֵשָׁה Numbers 11:6 (JE) our soul (i.e. our appetite) is dried up, namely, for want of fresh, juicy meat.
2. dry, of chaff, קַשׁ Nahum 1:10 in simile of Ninevites under impending judgment; compare in figure of Job, Job 13:25; of tree Ezekiel 17:24 (figurative of Davidic house; opposed to עֵץ לָ֑ךְ), Ezekiel 21:3 (in prediction of Judah's devastation by Babylon, opposed to id.); Isaiah 56:3 figurative of eunuch; of the bones in Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 37:2, 4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:3; 6:3; 11:6; 11:6






17:24; 21:3; 37:2; 37:2; 37:4; 37:4


1:10; 1:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3002 matches the Hebrew יָבֵשׁ (yāḇēš),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:3 - He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried. H3002
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:6 - But now our soul is dried away: H3002 there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - Wilt thou break a leaf driven to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the dry H3002 stubble?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:3 - Neither let the son of the stranger, that hath joined himself to the LORD, speak, saying, The LORD hath utterly separated me from his people: neither let the eunuch say, Behold, I am a dry H3002 tree.
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 up the green tree, and have made the dry H3002 tree to flourish: I the LORD have spoken and have done it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry H3002 tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:2 - And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry. H3002
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:4 - Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry H3002 bones, hear the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 - For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry. H3002
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