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Lexicon :: Strong's H3058 - yêû'

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

יֵהוּא Yêhûwʼ, yay-hoo'; from H3068 and H1931; Jehovah (is) He; Jehu, the name of five Israelites:—Jehu.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's H3058 in the following manner: Jehu (58x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's H3058 in the following manner: Jehu (58x).
  1. Jehu = "Jehovah is He"

    1. the king of the northern kingdom Israel who overthrew the dynasty of Omri

    2. son of Hanani and an Israelite prophet in the time of Baasha and Jehoshaphat

    3. the Antothite, a Benjamite, one of David's mighty warriors

    4. a descendant of Judah of the house of Hezron

    5. son of Josibiah and a chief of the tribe of Simeon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יֵהוּא Yêhûwʼ, yay-hoo'; from H3068 and H1931; Jehovah (is) He; Jehu, the name of five Israelites:—Jehu.
STRONGS H3058: Abbreviations
יֵהוּא proper name, masculine (probably contracted from יהוהוא = י׳ is He, compare יֵשׁוּעַ and references; cuneiform Ia-u-a COT 1 Kings 16:23; 2 Kings 9:2 (further SchrMBAW 1880, 277, ZA iii. 3 HptBAS i. 296, 329 Jägerib. 468); compare also אֱלִיהוּ) —
1. king of Israel who overthrew the dynasty of Omri (Greek Version of the LXX Ειὀυ, A often Ἰηου, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰου 1 Kings 19:16, 17 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:2 + 36 times 2 Kings 9 & 10 + 2 Kings 12:2; 2 Kings 13:1; 2 Kings 14:8; 2 Kings 15:12; 2 Chronicles 22:7, 8, 9; 25:17; Hosea 1:4.
† 2. prophet of Northern Israel in time of Baasha & Jehoshaphat (Greek Version of the LXX Ειὀυ, A Ειἠου LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰου in Kings; Greek Version of the LXX Ἰου, Ἰησου, A LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰηου in Chronicles) 1 Kings 16:1, 7, 12; 2 Chronicles 19:2; 20:34.
† 3. one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 12:3 (Greek Version of the LXX Ἰηουλ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰηουδ).
† 4. a Judaite 1 Chronicles 2:38 (twice in verse) (Greek Version of the LXX Ἰηους, A LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰηου).
† 5. a Simeonite prince 1 Chronicles 4:35 (Greek Version of the LXX οὗτος i.e. (י)הוּא; A LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰηου).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

16:1; 16:7; 16:12; 16:23; 19:16; 19:17

2 Kings

9; 9:2; 9:2; 9:10; 12:2; 13:1; 14:8; 15:12

1 Chronicles

2:38; 4:35; 12:3

2 Chronicles

19:2; 20:34; 22:7; 22:8; 22:9; 25:17




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3058 matches the Hebrew יֵהוּא (yêû'),
which occurs 58 times in 54 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (1Ki 16:1–2Ch 22:7)

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:1 - Now the word of the LORD came to Jehu H3058 the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:7 - Moreover, the word of the LORD through the prophet Jehu H3058 the son of Hanani came against Baasha and his household, both because of all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of his hands, by being like the house of Jeroboam, and because he struck [fn]it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:12 - So Zimri eliminated all the household of Baasha, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He spoke against Baasha through Jehu H3058 the prophet,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:16 - You shall also anoint Jehu H3058 the son of Nimshi king over Israel; and you shall anoint Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah as prophet in your place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:17 - “And it shall come about that the one who escapes from the sword of Hazael, Jehu H3058 shall put to death, and the one who escapes from the sword of Jehu H3058, Elisha shall put to death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:2 - “When you arrive there, then look there for Jehu H3058 the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in and have him get up from among his brothers, and bring him to an inner room.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:5 - When he arrived, behold, the commanders of the army were sitting, and he said, “I have a word for you, commander.” And Jehu H3058 said, “[fn]For which one of us?” And he said, “For you, commander.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:11 - Now Jehu H3058 went out to the servants of his master, and one said to him, “Is everything well? Why did this crazy fellow come to you?” And he said to them, “You know very well the man and his talk.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:13 - Then they hurried, and each man took his garment and put it under him on the bare steps, and blew the trumpet, saying, “Jehu H3058 is king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:14 - So Jehu H3058 the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. Now Joram [fn]with all Israel was [fn]defending Ramoth-gilead against Hazael king of Aram,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:15 - but King [fn]Joram had returned to Jezreel to have himself healed of the wounds which the Arameans had [fn]inflicted on him when he fought Hazael king of Aram. So Jehu H3058 said to the other men, “If this is your [fn]intent, then let no [fn]one escape from the city to go tell about it in Jezreel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:16 - Then Jehu H3058 rode in a chariot and went to Jezreel, since Joram was lying there recovering. And Ahaziah the king of Judah had come down to see Joram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and he saw the [fn]company of Jehu H3058 as he came, and he said, “I see a [fn]company.” And [fn]Joram said, “Take a horseman and send him to meet them and have him [fn]ask, ‘Is your intention peace?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:18 - So a horseman went to meet him and said, “This is what the king says: ‘Is your intention peace?’” But Jehu H3058 said, “[fn]How is peace any business of yours? Turn and follow me.” And the watchman [fn]reported, “The messenger came to them, but he did not return.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:19 - Then he sent a second horseman, and he came to them and said, “This is what the king says: ‘Is your intention peace?’” And Jehu H3058 [fn]answered, “[fn]How is peace any business of yours? Turn and follow me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:20 - And the watchman [fn]reported, “He came up to them, but he did not return; and the [fn]driving is like the driving of Jehu H3058 the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:21 - Then [fn]Joram said, “[fn]Get ready.” And they [fn]made his chariot ready. Then [fn]Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Jehu H3058 and found him on the [fn]property of Naboth the Jezreelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:22 - When [fn]Joram saw Jehu H3058, he said, “Is your intention peace, Jehu H3058?” And he [fn]answered, “What ‘peace,’ so long as your mother Jezebel’s acts of prostitution and witchcraft are so many?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:24 - Then Jehu H3058 [fn]drew his bow with his full strength and [fn]shot [fn]Joram between his arms; and the arrow went [fn]through his heart, and he sank in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by way of the garden house. But Jehu H3058 pursued him and said, “[fn]Shoot him too, in the chariot.” So they shot him at the ascent of Gur, which is at Ibleam. But he fled to Megiddo and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - When Jehu H3058 came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard about it, and she put makeup on her eyes and adorned her head, and looked down through the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:31 - As Jehu H3058 entered the gate, she said, “Is your intention peace, Zimri, his master’s murderer?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:1 - Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu H3058 wrote letters and sent them to Samaria, to the officials of Jezreel, the elders, and to the guardians of the children of Ahab, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:5 - And the one who was in charge of the household, and the one who was in charge of the city, and the elders, and the guardians of the children, sent word to Jehu H3058, saying, “We are your servants, and everything that you tell us we will do. We will not appoint any man king; do what is good in your sight.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:11 - So Jehu H3058 [fn]killed all who remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men, his acquaintances, and his priests, until he left him without a survivor.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:13 - Jehu H3058 [fn]encountered the relatives of Ahaziah king of Judah, and he said, “Who are you?” And they [fn]answered, “We are the relatives of Ahaziah; and we have come down to greet the sons of the king and the sons of the queen mother.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:18 - Then Jehu H3058 gathered all the people and said to them, “Ahab served Baal a little; Jehu H3058 will serve him much.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:19 - “Now, summon to me all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers and all his priests; let no one go missing, because I have a great sacrifice for Baal; whoever is missing shall not live.” But Jehu H3058 did it in deception, in order to eliminate the worshipers of Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:20 - And Jehu H3058 said, “Proclaim a holy assembly for Baal.” And they proclaimed it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:21 - Then Jehu H3058 sent word [fn]throughout Israel, and all the worshipers of Baal came, so that there was not a person left who did not come. And when they entered the house of Baal, the house of Baal was filled from one end to the other.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:23 - Then Jehu H3058 entered the house of Baal with Jehonadab the son of Rechab; and he said to the worshipers of Baal, “Search carefully and see to it that there is here with you none of the servants of the LORD, but only the worshipers of Baal.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:24 - Then they entered to [fn]offer sacrifices and burnt offerings.
Now Jehu H3058 had stationed for himself eighty men outside, and he had said, “The one who allows any of the men whom I bring into your hands to escape [fn]shall give up his life in exchange.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:25 - Then it came about, as soon as he had finished [fn]offering the burnt offering, that Jehu H3058 said to the [fn]guard and to the royal officers, “Go in, [fn]kill them; let none come out.” So they [fn]killed them with the edge of the sword; and the [fn]guard and the royal officers threw them out, and went to the [fn]sanctuary of the house of Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:28 - So Jehu H3058 eradicated Baal from Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:29 - However, as for the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, into which he misled Israel, from these Jehu H3058 did not desist, including the golden calves that were at Bethel and at Dan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:30 - Yet the LORD said to Jehu H3058, “Because you have done well in performing what is right in My eyes, and have done to the house of Ahab in accordance with everything that was in My heart, your sons to the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:31 - But Jehu H3058 was not careful to walk in the Law of the LORD, the God of Israel, with all his heart; he did not desist from the sins of Jeroboam, into which he misled Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:34 - Now as for the rest of the acts of Jehu H3058 and everything that he did and all his might, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:35 - And Jehu H3058 [fn]lay down with his fathers, and they buried him in Samaria. And his son Jehoahaz became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:36 - So the [fn]time which Jehu H3058 reigned over Israel in Samaria was twenty-eight years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:1 - In the seventh year of Jehu H3058, [fn]Jehoash became king, and he reigned for forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:1 - In the twenty-third year of Joash the son of Ahaziah, king of Judah, Jehoahaz the son of Jehu H3058 became king over Israel at Samaria, and he reigned for seventeen years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:8 - Then Amaziah sent messengers to [fn]Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu H3058, king of Israel, saying, “Come, let’s face each other in combat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:12 - This is the word of the LORD which He spoke to Jehu H3058, saying, “Your sons to the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel.” And so it was.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:38 - Obed fathered Jehu H3058, Jehu H3058 fathered Azariah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:35 - Joel, Jehu H3058 the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:3 - The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite; and Jeziel and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth, and Beracah, and Jehu H3058 the Anathothite,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:2 - And Jehu H3058 the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD, and [fn]by doing so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:34 - Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first [fn]to last, behold, they are written in the annals of Jehu H3058 the son of Hanani, which is [fn]recorded in the Book of the Kings of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:7 - Now the destruction of Ahaziah was from God, in that [fn]he went to Joram. For when he arrived, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu H3058 the son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to eliminate the house of Ahab.

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