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Lexicon :: Strong's H3123 - yônâ

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יוֹנָה
Transliteration
yônâ
Pronunciation
yo-naw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the same as יַיִן (H3196)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 854a

Strong’s Definitions

יוֹנָה yôwnâh, yo-naw'; probably from the same as H3196; a dove (apparently from the warmth of their mating):—dove, pigeon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H3123 in the following manner: dove (21x), pigeon (10x), variant (with H1686) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H3123 in the following manner: dove (21x), pigeon (10x), variant (with H1686) (1x).
  1. dove, pigeon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יוֹנָה yôwnâh, yo-naw'; probably from the same as H3196; a dove (apparently from the warmth of their mating):—dove, pigeon.
STRONGS H3123:
† I. יוֺנָה noun feminine dove (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic id., bdb040102) — absolute יוֺנָה Genesis 8:8 + 20 times; construct יוֺנֵת [H3128 Psalm 56:1]; suffix יוֺנָתִי Songs 2:14 + 2 times; plural יוֺנִים Nahum 2:8 [Nahum 2:7] + 6 times; construct יוֺנֵי Ezekiel 7:16 (see below); — dove Genesis 8:8, Genesis 8:9, Genesis 8:10, Genesis 8:11, Genesis 8:12 (all J); often of offerings, בֶּןיֿוֺנָה Leviticus 12:6 (P; an individual of the species; || תֹּר); בְּנֵי (ה)יוֺנִים || תֹּרִיםׅ Leviticus 1:14; Leviticus 5:7, Leviticus 5:11; Leviticus 12:8; Leviticus 14:22, Leviticus 14:30; Leviticus 15:14, Leviticus 15:29; Numbers 6:10 (all P); חֲרִי יוֺנִים dove's dung 2 Kings 6:25 (Kt, yet see GeiUrschrift 409); in various similes: Ephraim is כְּיוֺנָה פּוֹתָה like a silly dove Hosea 7:11 (allowing itself to be snared); simile of return of exiles, like eager flight of doves Hosea 11:11, of ships with white outspread sails Isaiah 60:8; אֵבֶר כַּיּוֺנָה Psalm 55:7 [Psalm 55:6]; see also כַּנְפֵי יוֺנָה Psalm 68:14 [Psalm 68:13]; simile of fugitive Moab Jeremiah 48:28; also כְּיוֺנֵי הַגֵּאָיוֺת Ezekiel 7:16 like the doves of the valleys (but on text see Co, who emends כיונים הוֺגִיּוֺת, but regards phrase as gloss): simile of mourning כְּקוֺל יוֺנִים Nahum 2:8 [Nahum 2:7]; without קוֺל, הגה כיונים Isaiah 38:14; Isaiah 59:11 (from mournful note); figurative of beauty (only Canticles): עֵינַיִךְ יוֺנִים thine eyes are (those of) doves Songs 1:15; Songs 4:1, see also Songs 4:12; term of endearment, יוֺנָתִי my dove Songs 2:14; Songs 5:2; Songs 6:9. Elsewhere only [H3128 Psalm 56:1] (title) (עַל) יוֺנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים probably name of melody: To 'the dove of distant terebinths' (read אֵלִים for אֵלֶם; see אֵלֶם above, and BaePsalms, p. xvii). — On sanctity of dove among Shemites, see RSSemitic i. 202, 275.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:8; 8:8; 8:9; 8:10; 8:11; 8:12

Leviticus

1:14; 5:7; 5:11; 12:6; 12:8; 14:22; 14:30; 15:14; 15:29

Numbers

6:10

2 Kings

6:25

Psalms

55:6; 68:13

Song of Songs

1:15; 2:14; 2:14; 4:1; 4:12; 5:2; 6:9

Isaiah

38:14; 59:11; 60:8

Jeremiah

48:28

Ezekiel

7:16; 7:16

Hosea

7:11; 11:11

Nahum

2:7; 2:7

H3123

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3123 matches the Hebrew יוֹנָה (yônâ),
which occurs 33 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:8 - Also he sent forth a dove H3123 from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - But the dove H3123 found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:10 - And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove H3123 out of the ark;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove H3123 came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:12 - And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; H3123 which returned not again unto him any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:14 - And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons. H3123
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:7 - And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, H3123 unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:11 - But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, H3123 then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:6 - And when the days of her purifying are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt offering, and a young pigeon, H3123 or a turtledove, for a sin offering, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:8 - And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; H3123 the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:22 - And two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, H3123 such as he is able to get; and the one shall be a sin offering, and the other a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:30 - And he shall offer the one of the turtledoves, or of the young pigeons, H3123 such as he can get;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:14 - And on the eighth day he shall take to him two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, H3123 and come before the LORD unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and give them unto the priest:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:29 - And on the eighth day she shall take unto her two turtles, or two young pigeons, H3123 and bring them unto the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:10 - And on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, H3123 to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:25 - And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung H3123 for five pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:6 - And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! H3123 for then would I fly away, and be at rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:13 - Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove H3123 covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 - Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' H3123 eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:14 - O my dove, H3123 that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' H3123 eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, H3123 my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:12 - His eyes are as the eyes of doves H3123 by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, and fitly set.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:9 - My dove, H3123 my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:14 - Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: H3123 mine eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: H3123 we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:8 - Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves H3123 to their windows?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:28 - O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, and be like the dove H3123 that maketh her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:16 - But they that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves H3123 of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:11 - Ephraim also is like a silly dove H3123 without heart: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:11 - They shall tremble as a bird out of Egypt, and as a dove H3123 out of the land of Assyria: and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:7 - And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead her as with the voice of doves, H3123 tabering upon their breasts.

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