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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 abstain from wine and [fn]strong drink; he shall [fn]consume no vinegar, whether made from wine or strong drink, nor shall he drink any grape juice nor eat fresh or dried H3002 grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:6 - but now our [fn]appetite is gone H3002. There is nothing at all [fn]to look at except this manna!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - “Will You scare away a scattered leaf?
Or will You pursue the dry H3002 chaff?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:3 - Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the LORD say,
“The LORD will certainly separate me from His people.”
Nor let the eunuch say, “Behold, I am a dry H3002 tree.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - “All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD; I bring down the high tree, exalt the low tree, dry up the green tree, and make the dry H3002 tree flourish. I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I will perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the LORD: this is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am going to kindle a fire in you, and it will consume every [fn]green tree in you, as well as every dry H3002 tree; the blazing flame will not go out and [fn]the entire surface from south to north will be scorched by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:2 - He had me pass among them all around, and behold, there were very many on the surface of the valley; and behold, they were very dry H3002.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:4 - Again He said to me, “Prophesy over these bones and say to them, ‘You dry H3002 bones, hear the word of the LORD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 - Like tangled thorns,
And like those who are drunken with their drink,
They are consumed
Like stubble completely dried H3002 up H3002.
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