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Lexicon :: Strong's H3003 - yāḇēš

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as יָבֵשׁ (H3002) (also Yabeysh {yaw-bashe'})
Strong’s Definitions

יָבֵשׁ Yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; the same as H3002 (also יָבֵישׁ Yâbêysh; often with the addition of H1568, i.e. Jabesh of Gilad); Jobesh, the name of an Israelite and of a place in Palestine:—Jobesh (-Gilead).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H3003 in the following manner: Jabesh (12x), Jabeshgilead (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H3003 in the following manner: Jabesh (12x), Jabeshgilead (12x).
  1. Jabesh = "dry"

    proper locative noun
    1. a town in the territory of Gilead; according to Eusebius, it is beyond the Jordan, 6 miles (10 km) from Pella, on the mountain road to Gerasa; site unknown but may be modern 'Wadi Yabes'

      proper masculine noun
    2. father of Shallum, the 15th king of the northern kingdom

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָבֵשׁ Yâbêsh, yaw-bashe'; the same as H3002 (also יָבֵישׁ Yâbêysh; often with the addition of H1568, i.e. Jabesh of Gilad); Jobesh, the name of an Israelite and of a place in Palestine:—Jobesh (-Gilead).
† III. יָבֵשׁ, יָבֵישׁ proper name, of a location or person.
1. proper name, of a location יָבֵשׁ גִּלְעָד Jabesh of Gilead, Greek Version of the LXX Ιαβ(ε)ις Γαλααδ, exact site unknown, Judges 21:8, 9, 10, 12, 14; 2 Samuel 21:12; 1 Chronicles 10:11 (LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ιαβις τῆς Γαλααδ); יָבֵישׁ גִּלְעָד 1 Samuel 11:1, 9; 1 Samuel 31:11; 2 Samuel 2:4, 5 (in these three LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ιαβις τῆς Γαλαατιδιτος); יָבֵישׁ 1 Samuel 11:1, 3, 5, 9, 10; יָבֵשׁ 1 Chronicles 10:12; יָבֵ֑ישָׁה 1 Chronicles 10:12; || יָבֵ֫שָׁה 1 Samuel 31:12, 13.
2. proper name, of a person יָבֵשׁ father of Shallum 2 Kings 15:10, 13, 14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:8; 21:9; 21:10; 21:12; 21:14

1 Samuel

11:1; 11:1; 11:3; 11:5; 11:9; 11:9; 11:10; 31:11; 31:12; 31:13

2 Samuel

2:4; 2:5; 21:12

2 Kings

15:10; 15:13; 15:14

1 Chronicles

10:11; 10:12; 10:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3003 matches the Hebrew יָבֵשׁ (yāḇēš),
which occurs 24 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:8 - And they said, What one is there of the tribes of Israel that came not up to Mizpeh to the LORD? And, behold, there came none to the camp from Jabeshgilead H3003 to the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:9 - For the people were numbered, and, behold, there were none of the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead H3003 there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - And the congregation sent thither twelve thousand men of the valiantest, and commanded them, saying, Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead H3003 with the edge of the sword, with the women and the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:12 - And they found among the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead H3003 four hundred young virgins, that had known no man by lying with any male: and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:14 - And Benjamin came again at that time; and they gave them wives which they had saved alive of the women of Jabeshgilead: H3003 and yet so they sufficed them not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:1 - Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: H3003 and all the men of Jabesh H3003 said unto Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 - And the elders of Jabesh H3003 said unto him, Give us seven days' respite, that we may send messengers unto all the coasts of Israel: and then, if there be no man to save us, we will come out to thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:5 - And, behold, Saul came after the herd out of the field; and Saul said, What aileth the people that they weep? And they told him the tidings of the men of Jabesh. H3003
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:9 - And they said unto the messengers that came, Thus shall ye say unto the men of Jabeshgilead, H3003 To morrow, by that time the sun be hot, ye shall have help. And the messengers came and shewed it to the men of Jabesh; H3003 and they were glad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:10 - Therefore the men of Jabesh H3003 said, To morrow we will come out unto you, and ye shall do with us all that seemeth good unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:11 - And when the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead H3003 heard of that which the Philistines had done to Saul;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - All the valiant men arose, and went all night, and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, H3003 and burnt them there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:13 - And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, H3003 and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:4 - And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, That the men of Jabeshgilead H3003 were they that buried Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:5 - And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabeshgilead, H3003 and said unto them, Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shewed this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - And David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabeshgilead, H3003 which had stolen them from the street of Bethshan, where the Philistines had hanged them, when the Philistines had slain Saul in Gilboa:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:10 - And Shallum the son of Jabesh H3003 conspired against him, and smote him before the people, and slew him, and reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:13 - Shallum the son of Jabesh H3003 began to reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah king of Judah; and he reigned a full month in Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:14 - For Menahem the son of Gadi went up from Tirzah, and came to Samaria, and smote Shallum the son of Jabesh H3003 in Samaria, and slew him, and reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:11 - And when all Jabeshgilead H3003 heard all that the Philistines had done to Saul,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - They arose, all the valiant men, and took away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, H3003 and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, H3003 and fasted seven days.

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