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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 who did not come up to the LORD at Mizpah?” And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead H3003 to the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:9 - For when the people were [fn]numbered, behold, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead H3003 was there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - And the congregation sent 12,000 of the valiant warriors there, and commanded them, saying, “Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead H3003 with the edge of the sword, with the women and the little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:12 - And they found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead H3003 400 young virgins who had not known a man by lying with [fn]him; and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:14 - Benjamin returned at that time, and they gave them the women whom they had kept alive from the women of Jabesh-gilead; H3003 yet they [fn]were not enough for them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:1 - Now Nahash the Ammonite came up and [fn]besieged Jabesh-gilead; H3003 and all the men of Jabesh H3003 said to Nahash, “Make a covenant with us and we will serve you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 - The elders of Jabesh H3003 said to him, “Let us alone for seven days, that we may send messengers throughout the territory of Israel. Then, if there is no one to deliver us, we will come out to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:5 - Now behold, Saul was coming from the field behind the oxen, and [fn]he said, “What is the matter with the people that they weep?” So they related to him the words of the men of Jabesh. H3003
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:9 - They said to the messengers who had come, “Thus you shall say to the men of Jabesh-gilead, H3003 ‘Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will have deliverance.’” So the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh; H3003 and they were glad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:10 - Then the men of Jabesh H3003 said, “Tomorrow we will come out to you, and you may do to us whatever seems good [fn]to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:11 - Now when the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead H3003 heard [fn]what the Philistines had done to Saul,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - all the valiant men rose and walked all night, and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan, and they came to Jabesh H3003 and burned them there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:13 - They took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, H3003 and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:4 - Then the men of Judah came and there anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead H3003 who buried Saul.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:5 - David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead, H3003 and said to them, “May you be blessed of the LORD because you have [fn]shown this kindness to Saul your lord, and have buried him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - then David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, H3003 who had stolen them from the open square of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them on the day the Philistines struck down Saul in Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:10 - Then Shallum the son of Jabesh H3003 conspired against him and struck him before the people and [fn]killed him, and reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:13 - Shallum son of Jabesh H3003 became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned one month in Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:14 - Then Menahem son of Gadi went up from Tirzah and came to Samaria, and struck Shallum son of Jabesh H3003 in Samaria, and killed him and became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:11 - When all Jabesh-gilead H3003 heard all that the Philistines had done to Saul,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - all the valiant men arose and took away the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons and brought them to Jabesh, H3003 and they buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, H3003 and fasted seven days.

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