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Lexicon :: Strong's H3050 -

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Part of Speech
proper noun with reference to deity
Root Word (Etymology)
Contraction for יְהֹוָה (H3068), and meaning the same
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 484b

Strong’s Definitions

יָהּ Yâhh, yaw; contraction for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name:—Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in '-iah,' '-jah.'

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H3050 in the following manner: LORD (48x), JAH (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H3050 in the following manner: LORD (48x), JAH (1x).
  1. Jah (Jehovah in the shortened form)

    1. the proper name of the one true God

    2. used in many compounds

      1. names beginning with the letters 'Je'

      2. names ending with 'iah' or 'jah'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָהּ Yâhh, yaw; contraction for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name:—Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in '-iah,' '-jah.'
STRONGS H3050: Abbreviations
יָהּ 50 proper name, of deity contracted from יהוה, first appears in early poems; Exodus 15:2 עָזִי וְזִמְרָת יָהּ My strength and song is Yah (cited Isaiah 12:2; Psalm 118:14), compare the poetic extract יָד עַל כֵּס יָהּ = hand to the throne of Yah Exodus 17:16 (E), the song of Hezekiah Isaiah 38:11 (repeated by dittography), (א)שׁ להבת יה (so read in preference to the MT שַׁלְהֶבֶתְיָה) = flame of fire from Yah Songs 8:6; ביה יהוה Isaiah 26:4 (והיה sustained by Aq and the rhythmical movement, unless it be a mistake for שׁמו, compare Psalm 68:5), יה אלהים Psalm 68:19. Elsewhere יָהּ is used only in late Psalms, especially in the Hallels, in the phrase הַלֲלוּיָֿהּ praise ye Yah Psalm 104:35; Psalm 105:45; Psalm 106:1; Psalm 106:48; Psalm 111:1; Psalm 112:1; Psalm 113:1; Psalm 113:9; Psalm 115:18; Psalm 116:19; Psalm 117:2; Psalm 135:1; Psalm 135:3; Psalm 135:21; Psalm 146:1; Psalm 146:10; Psalm 147:1; Psalm 147:20; Psalm 148:1; Psalm 148:14; Psalm 149:1; Psalm 149:9; Psalm 150:1; Psalm 150:6, compare also יהלל יה Psalm 102:19 יהללו יה Psalm 115:17 תהלל יה Psalm 150:6 (see הלל); in variant reading other phrases Psalm 77:12; Psalm 89:9; Psalm 94:7; Psalm 94:12; Psalm 115:18; Psalm 118:5 (twice in verse); Psalm 118:17; Psalm 118:18; Psalm 118:19; Psalm 122:4; Psalm 130:3; Psalm 135:4.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3050 matches the Hebrew יָהּ (),
which occurs 50 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:2 -

[fn]Yah is my strength and song,

And He has become my salvation;

This is my God, and I will praise Him;

My father’s God, and I will extol Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:16 - and he said, “Because He has sworn with a hand upon the throne of Yah H3050, Yahweh will have war against Amalek from generation to generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:4 -

Sing to God, sing praises to His name;

[fn]Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts,

Whose name is [fn]Yah H3050, and exult before Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:18 -

You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives;

You have received gifts among men,

Even among the rebellious also, that Yah H3050—God—may dwell there.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:11 -

I shall remember the deeds of Yah H3050;

Surely I will remember Your wonders of old.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:8 -

O Yahweh God of hosts, who is like You, O mighty Yah H3050?

Your faithfulness also surrounds You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:7 -

They have said, “Yah H3050 does not see,

Nor does the God of Jacob discern.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 -

Blessed is the man whom You discipline, O Yah H3050,

And whom You teach out of Your law;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:18 -

[fn]This will be written for the generation to come,

And a people yet to be created will praise Yah H3050.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:35 -

Let sinners be consumed from the earth

And let the wicked be no more.

Bless Yahweh, O my soul.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:45 -

So that they might keep His statutes

And observe His laws,

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Oh give thanks to Yahweh, for He is good;

For His lovingkindness endures forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:48 -

Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel,

From everlasting to everlasting.

And let all the people say, “Amen.”

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:1 -


[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

I will give thanks to Yahweh with all my heart,


In the council of the upright and in the congregation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:1 -


[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

How blessed is the man who [fn]fears Yahweh,


Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Praise, O slaves of Yahweh,

Praise the name of Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:9 -

He makes the barren woman of the house sit

As a glad mother of children.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:17 -

It is not the dead that praise Yah H3050,

And it is none of those who go down to silence;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:18 -

But as for us, we will bless Yah H3050

From now until forever.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 -

In the courts of the house of Yahweh,

In the midst of you, O Jerusalem.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 117:2 -

For His lovingkindness prevails over us,

And the [fn]truth of Yahweh is everlasting.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:5 -

From my distress I called upon Yah H3050;

Yah H3050 answered me and set me in a large place.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:14 -

Yah H3050 is my strength and song,

And He has become my salvation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:17 -

I will not die; indeed I will live,

And recount the works of Yah H3050.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:18 -

Yah H3050 has disciplined me severely,

But He has not given me over to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:19 -

Open to me the gates of righteousness;

I shall enter through them, I shall give thanks to Yah H3050.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:4 -

To which the tribes, the tribes of Yah H3050, go up—

A testimony for Israel

To give thanks to the name of Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:3 -

If You should keep iniquities, O Yah H3050,

O Lord, who could stand?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Praise the name of Yahweh;

Praise Him, O slaves of Yahweh,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:3 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050, for Yahweh is good;

Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:4 -

For Yah H3050 has chosen Jacob for Himself,

Israel for His [fn]treasured possession.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:21 -

Blessed be Yahweh from Zion,

Who dwells in Jerusalem.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Praise Yahweh, O my soul!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:10 -

Yahweh will reign forever,

Your God, O Zion, [fn]from generation to generation.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

For it is good to sing praises to our God;

For [fn]it is pleasant and praise is becoming.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:20 -

He has not done so with any nation;

So as for His judgments, they have not known them.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Praise Yahweh from the heavens;

Praise Him in the heights!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:14 -

And He has raised up a horn for His people,

Praise for all His holy ones;

For the sons of Israel, a people near to Him.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Sing to Yahweh a new song,

His praise in the assembly of the holy ones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:9 -

To execute on them the judgment written;

This is the majesty of all His holy ones.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Praise God in His sanctuary;

Praise Him in His mighty [fn]expanse.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:6 -

Let everything that has breath praise Yah H3050.

[fn]Praise Yah H3050!

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 -

“Put me like a [fn]seal over your heart,

Like a seal on your arm.

For love is as strong as death,

[fn]Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;

Its flashes are flashes of fire,

[fn]The very flame of [fn]Yah H3050.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:2 -

“Behold, God is my salvation,

I will trust and not dread;

For [fn]Yah H3050—Yahweh Himself—is my strength and song,

And He has become my salvation.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:4 -

“Trust in Yahweh forever,

For in Yah H3050—Yahweh Himselfwe have an everlasting Rock.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:11 -

I said, “I will not see Yah H3050,

Yah H3050 in the land of the living;

I will look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.

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