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Lexicon :: Strong's H3021 - yāḡaʿ

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

יָגַע yâgaʻ, yaw-gah'; a primitive root; properly, to gasp; hence, to be exhausted, to tire, to toil:—faint, (make to) labour, (be) weary.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H3021 in the following manner: weary (13x), labour (12x), fainted (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H3021 in the following manner: weary (13x), labour (12x), fainted (1x).
  1. to toil, labour, grow weary, be weary

    1. (Qal)

      1. to toil, labour

      2. to grow weary, be weary

    2. (Piel) to weary, make weary, cause to go toilsomely

    3. (Hiphil) to make to toil, make weary, cause to be weary

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָגַע yâgaʻ, yaw-gah'; a primitive root; properly, to gasp; hence, to be exhausted, to tire, to toil:—faint, (make to) labour, (be) weary.
STRONGS H3021: Abbreviations
† [יָגֵעַ יָגַע] verb toil, grow or be weary (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian êgû, grow weary DlPr 140; Arabic bdb038801 have pain, suffer) —
Qal Perfect יָגְָֽעָה 2 Samuel 23:10; יָגַעְתָּ Joshua 24:13; Isaiah 43:22 יָ֫גַעַתְּ Isaiah 47:12 + 2 times; יָנָ֑עַתְּ Isaiah 47:15; יָגַ֫עְתִּי Psalm 6:7 + 3 times יָגַ֫עְנוּ Lamentations 5:5; Imperfect יִינָ֑ע Isaiah 40:28; 2nd person masculine singular תִּיגַע Proverbs 23:4; אִיגָ֑ע Job 9:29; יִיגְעוּ Habakkuk 2:13; יִגְָֽעוּ Jeremiah 51:58; Isaiah 65:23; יִיגָ֑עוּ Isaiah 40:31; יִגָ֑עוּ Isaiah 40:30: —
1. toil, labour for (בְּ), Joshua 24:13 (D), Isaiah 62:8; followed by accusative (אשׁר) Isaiah 47:15; followed by בְּ instrumental Isaiah 47:12; absolute Isaiah 49:4 (לְרִיק, || וְהֶבֶל כֹּחִי כִלֵּיתִי), compare Isaiah 65:23; Jeremiah 51:58 (|| יעף), Habakkuk 2:13 (||), Lamentations 5:5 (|| לֹאהֿוּנַּתלָֿ֑נוּ), Job 9:29 followed by below Proverbs 23:4
2. grow or be weary, from toil, exertion, endurance, 2 Samuel 23:10 (omitted by accident in || 1 Chronicles 11:13 see Dr); weary of, followed by בְּ, Psalm 6:7; Psalm 69:4; Isaiah 43:22; Isaiah 57:10; Jeremiah 45:3; absolute Isaiah 40:28, 30, 31 (in all || יעף).
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular suffix 3rd person masculine singular תְּיַגְּעֶנּוּ Ecclesiastes 10:15 weary, make weary, subject עֲמַל הכסילים; 2nd person masculine singular תְּיַגַּע cause to go toilsomely Joshua 7:3, followed by accusative.
Hiph. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix הוֺגַעְתַּנִי Isaiah 43:24; הוֺגַעְתִּיךָ Isaiah 43:23; plural הוֺגַעְתֶּם Malachi 2:17; הוֺגָ֑עְנוּ Malachi 2:17; — make to toil (always with בְּ instrumental), with accusative of person make to toil, weary Isaiah 43:23 (|| העביד), object י׳ Isaiah 43:24 (weary, figurative), and so Malachi 2:17 (twice in verse).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:3; 24:13; 24:13

2 Samuel

23:10; 23:10

1 Chronicles



9:29; 9:29


6:7; 6:7; 69:4


23:4; 23:4




40:28; 40:28; 40:30; 40:30; 40:31; 40:31; 43:22; 43:22; 43:23; 43:23; 43:24; 43:24; 47:12; 47:12; 47:15; 47:15; 49:4; 57:10; 62:8; 65:23; 65:23


45:3; 51:58; 51:58


5:5; 5:5


2:13; 2:13


2:17; 2:17; 2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3021 matches the Hebrew יָגַע (yāḡaʿ),
which occurs 26 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:3 - And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, Let not all the people go up; let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; make not all the people to toil thither, for they are few.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:13 - And I have given you a land for which ye did not labour, and cities which ye built not, and ye dwell in them; of vineyards and oliveyards which ye planted not do ye eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:10 - He arose and smote the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clave to the sword; and Jehovah wrought a great deliverance that day; and the people returned after him only to spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:29 - Be it that I am wicked, why then do I labour in vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:6 - I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:3 - I am weary with my crying, my throat is parched; mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:4 - Weary not thyself to become rich; cease from thine own intelligence:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:15 - The labour of fools wearieth them, because they know not how to go to the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:28 - Dost thou not know, hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, Jehovah, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not nor tireth? There is no searching of his understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:30 - Even the youths shall faint and shall tire, and the young men shall stumble and fall;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:31 - but they that wait upon Jehovah shall renew their strength: they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not tire; they shall walk, and not faint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:22 - -- But thou hast not called upon me, Jacob; for thou hast been weary of me, O Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:23 - thou hast not brought me the small cattle of thy burnt-offerings, neither hast thou glorified me with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to toil with an oblation, nor wearied thee with incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:24 - Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices; but thou hast made me to toil with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:12 - Stand now with thine enchantments and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to turn them to profit, if so be thou mayest cause terror.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, they that trafficked with thee from thy youth: they shall wander every one to his own quarter; there is none to save thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:4 - -- And I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought and in vain; nevertheless my judgment is with Jehovah, and my work with my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:10 - Thou wast wearied by the multitude of thy ways; but thou saidst not, It is of no avail. Thou didst find a quickening of thy strength; therefore thou wast not sick of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:8 - Jehovah hath sworn by his right hand and by the arm of his strength, I will indeed no more give thy corn to be food for thine enemies; and the sons of the alien shall not drink thy new wine, for which thou hast laboured;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:23 - They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for terror; for they are the seed of the blessed of Jehovah, and their offspring with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:3 - Thou didst say, Woe unto me! for Jehovah hath added grief to my sorrow; I am weary with my sighing, and I find no rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly laid bare, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; so that the peoples will have laboured in vain, and the nations for the fire: and they shall be weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 - Our pursuers are on our necks: we are weary, we have no rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:13 - Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:17 - Ye have wearied Jehovah with your words, and ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? In that ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of Jehovah, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?
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