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Lexicon :: Strong's H3051 - yāhaḇ

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Strong’s Definitions

יָהַב yâhab, yaw-hab'; a primitive root; to give (whether literal or figurative); generally, to put; imperatively (reflexive) come:—ascribe, bring, come on, give, go, set, take.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H3051 in the following manner: give (23x), go to (4x), Bring (2x), ascribe (1x), come on (1x), give out (1x), Set (1x), take (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H3051 in the following manner: give (23x), go to (4x), Bring (2x), ascribe (1x), come on (1x), give out (1x), Set (1x), take (1x).
  1. to give, provide, ascribe, come

    1. (Qal)

      1. to give

      2. to set, place

      3. to provide (with reflexive)

      4. to ascribe (glory)

      5. to grant, permit, come now

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָהַב yâhab, yaw-hab'; a primitive root; to give (whether literal or figurative); generally, to put; imperatively (reflexive) come:—ascribe, bring, come on, give, go, set, take.
STRONGS H3051: Abbreviations
† [יָהַב] verb give (Aramaic H3052 יְהַב, bdb039601; Arabic bdb039602; Ethiopic bdb039603: Sabean והב DHMZMG xxix. 1875, 614 f. ול יהב Idib. 603) — only
Qal Imperative הַב Proverbs 30:15 (twice in verse); emphatic הָ֫בָה Genesis 11:3 + 10 times (6 times followed by monosyllabic); הָבָ֫ה Genesis 29:21 before guttural (Di on Genesis 28:2i. 418), feminine singular הָבִ֫י Ruth 3:15; masculine plural הָב֫וּ; Genesis 47:16 + 16 times; הָ֫בוּ לִ֑י Job 6:22 (on these forms see also Sta§606 ai. 225 Ges§ 69. 2, R. 2); —
1. give, followed by accusative Genesis 29:21(E) give (me) my wife, Genesis 47:16 (J), Ruth 3:15; Zechariah 11:12 (price); of giving (i.e. causing to come forth, in deciding by lot) Urim and Thummim 1 Samuel 14:41 (twice in verse) (Greek Version of the LXX We Dr, see אוּרִים); followed by accusative of thing + לִי Genesis 30:1(E), Judges 1:15; accusative of thing + לָנוּ Genesis 47:15 (J), Psalm 60:13 [Psalm 60:11] = Psalm 108:13 [Psalm 108:12]; שָהבוּ לִ֑י Job 6:22 (no accusative expressed); absolute שַה֫ב || הַ֤ב Proverbs 30:15.
2. = set, followed by accusative (Uriah) + הַמִּלְחָמָה פְּנֵי אֶל־מוּל 2 Samuel 11:15 set Uriah in the fore-front of the battle.
3. with reflex. לִ (see ל, 5 h) = provide, with accusative הָבוּ לָכֶם אֲנָשִׁים חֲכָמִים Deuteronomy 1:13; Joshua 18:4 (JE), Judges 20:7; 2 Samuel 16:20.
4. ascribe glory, etc., to י׳ (God): with כבוד לְ Psalm 29:1 (twice in verse); Psalm 29:2 = Psalm 96:7 (twice in verse); Psalm 96:8 = 1 Chronicles 16:28 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 16:29; גֹדֶל לאלהינו ה׳ Deuteronomy 32:3 (poem) ascribe greatness to, our God.
5. = come now (originally grant, permit), before voluntative: Genesis 11:3, Genesis 11:4, Genesis 11:7; Genesis 38:16 (all J), Exodus 1:10 (E).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:3; 11:3; 11:4; 11:7; 28:2; 29:21; 29:21; 30:1; 38:16; 47:15; 47:16; 47:16




1:13; 32:3




1:15; 20:7


3:15; 3:15

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

11:15; 16:20

1 Chronicles

16:28; 16:29


6:22; 6:22


29:1; 29:2; 60:11; 96:7; 96:8; 108:12


30:15; 30:15



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3051 matches the Hebrew יָהַב (yāhaḇ),
which occurs 33 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:3 - Then they said to one another, “Come H3051, let’s make bricks and [fn]fire them thoroughly.” And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:4 - And they said, “Come H3051, let’s build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let’s make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of all the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:7 - “Come H3051, [fn]let Us go down and there confuse their [fn]language, so that they will not understand one another’s [fn]speech.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:21 - Then Jacob said to Laban, “Give H3051 me my wife, for my [fn]time is completed, that I may have relations with her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:1 - Now when Rachel saw that she had not borne Jacob any children, [fn]she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, “Give H3051 me children, or else I am going to die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:16 - So he turned aside to her by the road, and said, “[fn]Here H3051 now, let me have relations with you”; for he did not know that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, “What will you give me, that you may have relations with me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:15 - When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph saying, “Give H3051 us [fn]food, for why should we die in your presence? For our money is [fn]gone.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:16 - Then Joseph said, “Give H3051 up your livestock, and I will give you food for your livestock, since your money is [fn]gone.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:10 - “Come H3051, let us deal [fn]shrewdly with them, otherwise they will multiply, and [fn]in the event of war, they will also join those who hate us, and fight against us and [fn]depart from the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:13 - ‘Obtain H3051 for yourselves men who are wise, discerning, and informed from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:3 - “For I proclaim the name of the LORD;
Ascribe H3051 greatness to our God!
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:4 - “Provide H3051 for yourselves three men from [fn]each tribe so that I may send them, and that they may arise and walk through the land and write a description of it according to their inheritance; then they shall [fn]return to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:15 - She said to him, “Give H3051 me a blessing: since you have given me the land of the [fn]Negev, give me springs of water also.” So Caleb gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:7 - “Behold, all you sons of Israel, give H3051 your [fn]response and advice here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:15 - Again he said, “Give H3051 me the shawl that is on you and hold it.” So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. Then [fn]she went into the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:41 - Therefore, Saul said to the LORD, the God of Israel, “Give H3051 a [fn]perfect lot.” And Jonathan and Saul were selected by lot, but the people [fn]were exonerated.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:15 - He had written in the letter [fn]the following: “[fn]Station H3051 Uriah on the front line of the [fn]fiercest battle and pull back from him, so that he may be struck and killed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:20 - Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, “Give H3051 your advice. What should we do?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:28 - Ascribe H3051 to the LORD, you families of the peoples,
Ascribe H3051 to the LORD glory and strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:29 - Ascribe H3051 to the LORD the glory due His name;
Bring an [fn]offering, and come before Him;
Worship the LORD in [fn]holy attire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:22 - “Have I said, ‘Give H3051 me something,
Or, ‘Offer a bribe for me from your wealth,’
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:1 - A Psalm of David.
Ascribe H3051 to the LORD, [fn]sons of the mighty,
Ascribe H3051 to the LORD glory and strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:2 - Ascribe H3051 to the LORD the glory [fn]due His name;
Worship the LORD in holy attire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 - Oh give H3051 us help against the enemy,
For rescue [fn]by man is worthless.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:7 - [fn]Ascribe H3051 to the LORD, you families of the peoples,
[fn]Ascribe H3051 to the LORD glory and strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:8 - [fn]Ascribe H3051 to the LORD the glory of His name;
Bring an [fn]offering and come into His courtyards.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:12 - Give H3051 us help against the enemy,
For deliverance [fn]by man is worthless.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:15 - The leech has two daughters:
“Give H3051and “Give H3051.”
There are three things that will not be satisfied,
Four that will not say, “Enough”:
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:12 - And I said to them, “If it is good in your sight, give H3051 me my wages; but if not, [fn]never mind!” So they weighed out thirty shekels of silver as my wages.
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