Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H3120 - yāvān

Choose a new font size and typeface
יָוָן
Transliteration
yāvān
Pronunciation
yaw-vawn'
Listen
Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the same as יַיִן (H3196)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 855

Strong’s Definitions

יָוָן Yâvân, yaw-vawn'; probably from the same as H3196; effervescing (i.e. hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, i.e. Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia:—Javan.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H3120 in the following manner: Javan (7x), Grecia (3x), Greece (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H3120 in the following manner: Javan (7x), Grecia (3x), Greece (1x).
  1. Javan = "Ionia" or "Greece"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a son of Japheth and grandson of Noah

      proper locative noun
    2. Greece, Ionia, Ionians

      1. location of descendants of Javan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָוָן Yâvân, yaw-vawn'; probably from the same as H3196; effervescing (i.e. hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, i.e. Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia:—Javan.
STRONGS H3120:
ארנבן proper name, of a location whence wine, so Co Ezekiel 27:19 for MT וְדָן וְיָוָן; compare Assyrian wine of Aranabanim.

יָוָן proper name, of a people Ionia(ns), Greece (Greek Ἰάονες (i.e. originally Ἰάονες), see also Greek Version of the LXX below; Old Persian Yauna SpiegAPK 237; Assyrian Iamanu (Iavanu) DlPa 248 ff. COTGloss; Egyptian Ye-van-(n)a, see WMM369f. compare also 24 ff.; see especially on this word StaDe Populo Javan 1880) — Ionians, as traders Ezekiel 27:13, Greek Version of the LXX Ἑλλάς (named with תּוּבַל, מֶשֶׁךְ; in Ezekiel 27:12 תַּרְשִׁישׁ in Ezekiel 27:14 תּוֺגַרְמָה); compare יְוָנִי (adjective, of a people) below; as distant, Isaiah 66:19, Greek Version of the LXX Ἑλλάς (with תַּרְשִׁישׁ, פּוּל, לוּד, תּוּבַל and הָאִיִּים הָֽרְחֹקִים; list to be emended from Greek Version of the LXX Staib. 5 ff.); called 'son' of Japhet Genesis 10:2 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:5, and 'father' of אֱלִישָׁא, תַּרְשִׁישׁ, כִּתִּים and רֹדָנִים (so read for דֹדָנִים) Genesis 10:4 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:7 (in these Greek Version of the LXX Ιωυναν, see LagBN 84 Anm. **); addressed (personified) בָּנַיִךְ יָוָן Zechariah 9:13 (opposed to בניך צִיּוֺן) Greek Version of the LXX Ἕλληνες, and so in following; מֶלֶךְ יָוָן Daniel 8:21 (see מַלְכֵי מָדַי וּפָרָ֑ס Daniel 8:20) = king of Greece i.e. kingdom over which Alexander ruled, whose dominion was afterward divided (see Daniel 8:22ff.); שַׂריָֿוָן Daniel 10:20 of the guardian-angel of Greece (see פָּרָס שַׂר Daniel 10:20a); מַלְכוּת יָוָן Daniel 11:2 (Daniel 10:20b פָּרַֹס). — Ezekiel 27:19 וְיָוָן is textual error, see וְדָן above.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

10:2; 10:4

1 Chronicles

1:5; 1:7

Isaiah

66:19

Ezekiel

27:12; 27:13; 27:14; 27:19; 27:19

Daniel

8:20; 8:21; 8:22; 10:20; 10:20; 10:20; 11:2

Zechariah

9:13

H3120

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3120 matches the Hebrew יָוָן (yāvān),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:2 - The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, H3120 and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - And the sons of Javan; H3120 Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:5 - The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, H3120 and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:7 - And the sons of Javan; H3120 Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, H3120 to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:13 - Javan, H3120 Tubal, and Meshech, they were thy merchants: they traded the persons of men and vessels of brass in thy market.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:19 - Dan also and Javan H3120 going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:21 - And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: H3120 and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:20 - Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of Grecia H3120 shall come.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:2 - And now will I shew thee the truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all: and by his strength through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm of Grecia. H3120
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:13 - When I have bent Judah for me, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, H3120 and made thee as the sword of a mighty man.

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization