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Lexicon :: Strong's H3097 - yô'āḇ

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

יוֹאָב Yôwʼâb, yo-awb'; from H3068 and H1; Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites:—Joab.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 145x

The KJV translates Strong's H3097 in the following manner: Joab (145x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 145x
The KJV translates Strong's H3097 in the following manner: Joab (145x).
  1. Joab = "Jehovah is father"

    1. son of David's sister Zeruiah and general of David's army

    2. a Judaite descendant of Kenaz

    3. a post exilic family

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יוֹאָב Yôwʼâb, yo-awb'; from H3068 and H1; Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites:—Joab.
STRONGS H3097: Abbreviations
יוֺאָב proper name, masculine (י׳ is father; compare אֲבִיָּהוּ, אֱלִיאָב, אֲבִיאֵל & references) —
1. David's sister's son & captain of his host (Greek Version of the LXX Ἰωαβ) 1 Samuel 26:6; 2 Samuel 2:13 + 100 times 2 Samuel (also 2 Samuel 20:6 for MT אֲבִישַׁי compare Syriac Version We Dr); 1 Kings 1:7 + 14 times 1 Kings; 1 Chronicles 2:16 + 22 times 1 Chronicles; Psalm 60:2.
2. a descendant of Judah 1 Chronicles 4:14 (but Greek Version of the LXX B LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰωβαβ).
3. a family-name after the exile Ezra 2:6 = Nehemiah 7:11 (Greek Version of the LXX Ἰωβαβ, Ἰωαβ) Ezra 8:9 (Greek Version of the LXX Ἰωαβ).
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1 Samuel


2 Samuel

2:13; 20:6

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:16; 4:14


2:6; 8:9






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Strong's Number H3097 matches the Hebrew יוֹאָב (yô'āḇ),
which occurs 145 times in 124 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (1Sa 26:6–2Sa 17:25)

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:6 - Then answered David and said to Ahimelech the Hittite, and to Abishai the son of Zeruiah, brother to Joab, H3097 saying, Who will go down with me to Saul to the camp? And Abishai said, I will go down with thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - And Joab H3097 the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out, and met together by the pool of Gibeon: and they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:14 - And Abner said to Joab, H3097 Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab H3097 said, Let them arise.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:18 - And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, H3097 and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:22 - And Abner said again to Asahel, Turn thee aside from following me: wherefore should I smite thee to the ground? how then should I hold up my face to Joab H3097 thy brother?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - Joab H3097 also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:26 - Then Abner called to Joab, H3097 and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:27 - And Joab H3097 said, As God liveth, unless thou hadst spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone up every one from following his brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:28 - So Joab H3097 blew a trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:30 - And Joab H3097 returned from following Abner: and when he had gathered all the people together, there lacked of David's servants nineteen men and Asahel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:32 - And they took up Asahel, and buried him in the sepulchre of his father, which was in Bethlehem. And Joab H3097 and his men went all night, and they came to Hebron at break of day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:22 - And, behold, the servants of David and Joab H3097 came from pursuing a troop, and brought in a great spoil with them: but Abner was not with David in Hebron; for he had sent him away, and he was gone in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:23 - When Joab H3097 and all the host that was with him were come, they told Joab, H3097 saying, Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he hath sent him away, and he is gone in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:24 - Then Joab H3097 came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:26 - And when Joab H3097 was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, which brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:27 - And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab H3097 took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:29 - Let it rest on the head of Joab, H3097 and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab H3097 one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab H3097 and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:31 - And David said to Joab, H3097 and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the bier.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:16 - And Joab H3097 the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:7 - And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, H3097 and all the host of the mighty men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:9 - When Joab H3097 saw that the front of the battle was against him before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in array against the Syrians:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:13 - And Joab H3097 drew nigh, and the people that were with him, unto the battle against the Syrians: and they fled before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:14 - And when the children of Ammon saw that the Syrians were fled, then fled they also before Abishai, and entered into the city. So Joab H3097 returned from the children of Ammon, and came to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:1 - And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, H3097 and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:6 - And David sent to Joab, H3097 saying, Send me Uriah the Hittite. And Joab H3097 sent Uriah to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:7 - And when Uriah was come unto him, David demanded of him how Joab H3097 did, and how the people did, and how the war prospered.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:11 - And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, H3097 and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:14 - And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, H3097 and sent it by the hand of Uriah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - And it came to pass, when Joab H3097 observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:17 - And the men of the city went out, and fought with Joab: H3097 and there fell some of the people of the servants of David; and Uriah the Hittite died also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:18 - Then Joab H3097 sent and told David all the things concerning the war;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:22 - So the messenger went, and came and shewed David all that Joab H3097 had sent him for.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:25 - Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab, H3097 Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage thou him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:26 - And Joab H3097 fought against Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and took the royal city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:27 - And Joab H3097 sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:1 - Now Joab H3097 the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king's heart was toward Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - And Joab H3097 sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:3 - And come to the king, and speak on this manner unto him. So Joab H3097 put the words in her mouth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:19 - And the king said, Is not the hand of Joab H3097 with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said, As thy soul liveth, my lord the king, none can turn to the right hand or to the left from ought that my lord the king hath spoken: for thy servant Joab, H3097 he bade me, and he put all these words in the mouth of thine handmaid:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:20 - To fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab H3097 done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:21 - And the king said unto Joab, H3097 Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:22 - And Joab H3097 fell to the ground on his face, and bowed himself, and thanked the king: and Joab H3097 said, To day thy servant knoweth that I have found grace in thy sight, my lord, O king, in that the king hath fulfilled the request of his servant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:23 - So Joab H3097 arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:29 - Therefore Absalom sent for Joab, H3097 to have sent him to the king; but he would not come to him: and when he sent again the second time, he would not come.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:30 - Therefore he said unto his servants, See, Joab's H3097 field is near mine, and he hath barley there; go and set it on fire. And Absalom's servants set the field on fire.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:31 - Then Joab H3097 arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants set my field on fire?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:32 - And Absalom answered Joab, H3097 Behold, I sent unto thee, saying, Come hither, that I may send thee to the king, to say, Wherefore am I come from Geshur? it had been good for me to have been there still: now therefore let me see the king's face; and if there be any iniquity in me, let him kill me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:33 - So Joab H3097 came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:25 - And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: H3097 which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's H3097 mother.

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