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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 - Then he sent out a [fn]dove H3123, to see if the water was low on the [fn]surface of the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - but the dove H3123 found no resting place for the sole of its foot, so it returned to him in the ark, for the water was on the [fn]surface of all the earth. Then he put out his hand and took it, and brought it into the ark to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:10 - So he waited another seven days longer; and again he sent out the dove H3123 from the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove H3123 came to him in [fn]the evening, and behold, in its [fn]beak was a fresh olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was low on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:12 - Then he waited another seven days longer, and sent out the dove H3123; but it did not return to him again.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:14 - ‘But if his offering to the LORD is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall bring his offering from the turtledoves or from young doves H3123.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:7 - ‘But if [fn]he cannot afford a lamb, then he shall bring to the LORD his guilt offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:11 - ‘But if his [fn]means are insufficient for two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, then for his offering for that which he has sinned, he shall bring the tenth of an [fn]ephah of fine flour as a sin offering; he shall not put oil on it or place incense on it, for it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:6 - ‘When the days of her purification are completed, for a son or for a daughter, she shall bring to the priest at the doorway of the tent of meeting a one-year-old lamb as a burnt offering and a young pigeon H3123 or a turtledove as a [fn]sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:8 - ‘But if [fn]she cannot afford a lamb, then she shall take two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, the one as a burnt offering and the other as a [fn]sin offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:22 - and two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, which [fn]are within his means. The one shall be a [fn]sin offering, and the other a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:30 - “He shall then offer one of the turtledoves or young doves H3123, [fn]which are within his means.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:14 - ‘Then on the eighth day he shall take for himself two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, and come before the LORD to the doorway of the tent of meeting and give them to the priest;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:29 - ‘Then on the eighth day she shall take for herself two turtledoves or two young doves H3123, and bring them to the priest, to the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:10 - ‘Then on the eighth day he shall bring two turtledoves or two young doves H3123 to the priest, to the entrance of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:25 - So there was a severe famine in Samaria; and behold, they kept besieging it until a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a [fn]kab of dove’s H3123 dung for five shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:6 - I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove H3123!
I would fly away and [fn]be at rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - For the music director; according to [fn]Jonath elem rehokim. A [fn]Mikhtam of David, [fn]when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
Be gracious to me, God, for a man has [fn]trampled upon me;
[fn]Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:13 - [fn]When you lie down among the sheepfolds,
You are like the wings of a dove H3123 covered with silver,
And its pinions with [fn]glistening gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 - The Groom
[fn]How beautiful you are, my darling,
[fn]How beautiful you are!
Your eyes are like doves H3123.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:14 - The Groom
“My dove H3123, in the clefts of the [fn]rock,
In the hiding place of the mountain pathway,
Let me see [fn]how you look,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is pleasant,
And [fn]you look delightful.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - [fn]How beautiful you are, my darling,
[fn]How beautiful you are!
Your eyes are like doves H3123 behind your veil;
Your hair is like a flock of goats
That have descended from Mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - The Bride
“I was asleep but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove H3123, my perfect one!
For my head is [fn]drenched with dew,
My locks with the dew drops of the night.’
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:12 - “His eyes are like doves H3123
Beside streams of water,
Bathed in milk,
And perched in their setting.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:9 - But my dove H3123, my perfect one, is [fn]unique:
She is her mother’s [fn]only daughter;
She is the pure child of the one who gave birth to her.
The [fn]young women saw her and called her [fn]blessed,
The queens and the concubines also, and they praised her, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:14 - “Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter;
I moan like a dove H3123;
My eyes look wistfully to the heights;
Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - All of us growl like bears,
And moan sadly like doves H3123;
We hope for justice, but there is none;
For salvation, but it is far from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:8 - “Who are these who fly like a cloud
And like the doves H3123 to their windows?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:28 - “Leave the cities and live among the rocky cliffs,
You inhabitants of Moab,
And be like a dove H3123 that nests
Beyond the mouth of the chasm.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:16 - ‘Even when their survivors escape, they will be on the mountains like doves H3123 of the valleys, all of them moaning, each over his own wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:11 - So Ephraim has become like a gullible dove H3123, without [fn]sense;
They call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:11 - They will come trembling like birds from Egypt,
And like doves H3123 from the land of Assyria;
And I will settle them in their houses, declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:7 - It is set:
She is stripped, she is led away,
And her slave women are sobbing like the sound of doves H3123,
Beating their [fn]breasts.

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