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Lexicon :: Strong's H3157 - yizrᵊʿe'l

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

יִזְרְעֵאל Yizrᵉʻêʼl, yiz-reh-ale'; from H2232 and H410; God will sow; Jizreel, the name of two places in Palestine and of two Israelites:—Jezreel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H3157 in the following manner: Jezreel (36x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H3157 in the following manner: Jezreel (36x).
  1. Jezreel = "God sows"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a descendant of the father or founder of Etam of Judah

    2. first son of Hosea the prophet

      proper locative noun
    3. a city in the Nekeb of Judah

    4. a city in Issachar on the northwest spur of Mount Gilboa

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יִזְרְעֵאל Yizrᵉʻêʼl, yiz-reh-ale'; from H2232 and H410; God will sow; Jizreel, the name of two places in Palestine and of two Israelites:—Jezreel.
STRONGS H3157: Abbreviations
1. proper name, of a location (God soweth; Sabean אלדֿרא MordtZMG 1879, 489; see LagBN 131) — י׳ Joshua 15:56; 2 Samuel 2:9 +; יִזְרְעֶ֑אל 1 Samuel 25:43; Joshua 17:16 +; יִזְרְעֶ֫אלָה Joshua 19:18 + 6 times:
a. city in the Negeb of Judah Joshua 15:56; 1 Samuel 25:43 (home of Ahinoam, one of David's wives), site unknown; compare proper name, masculine 1 Chronicles 4:3.
b. city in Issachar Joshua 19:18 on northwest spur of Mt. Gilboa 2 Samuel 4:4 (compare 1 Samuel 31:1, 8) 1 Kings 4:12 (compare 1 Samuel 31:10, 12), modern Zer`în (RobBR ii. 318 ff. BdPal 244), close to scene of great battle with Philistines 1 Samuel 29:1 (בְּעַיִן אשׁר בְיִז׳, compare RobBR ii. 323) 1 Samuel 29:11; subject to Ishbosheth 2 Samuel 2:9 (yet see below), residence of Ahab and Jehoram of Israel 1 Kings 18:45, 46; 1 Kings 21:1 (Naboth) 2 Kings 8:29 (twice in verse) = 2 Chronicles 22:6 (twice in verse), 2 Kings 9:15 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:16, 17, 30; 2 Kings 10:11 compare דְּמֵי יִז׳ Hosea 1:4, and symbolical name of Hosea's son Hosea 1:4 (compare Che); — in 2 Kings 10:1 for שָׂרֵי יִז׳ read שָׂרֵי שֹׁמְרוֺן so Greek Version of the LXX. Used by Hosea as representing Israel, with play on etymology, Hosea 2:24 (compare וּזְרַעְתִּיהָ לִּי בָּאָרֶץ Hosea 2:25), compare also גָּדוֺל יוֺם יִז׳ Hosea 1:2. Territory immediately about the city is חֵלֶק יִז׳ 2 Kings 9:10, 36, 37; compare חֵל יִז׳ 1 Kings 21:23 (read probably חלק, see Th Klo after Syriac Version Vulgate; the adjacent plain is עֵמֶק יִז׳ (compare Di Joshua 17:16 BdPal 229) Joshua 17:16; Judges 6:33; Hosea 1:5 (perhaps also = יִז׳ 2 Samuel 2:9 above, || Gilead, Ephraim, Benjamin, etc.)
2. proper name, masculine
a. Hosea's son Hosea 1:4, compare 1b above.
b. Judahite name 1 Chronicles 4:3, compare 1a above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:56; 15:56; 17:16; 17:16; 17:16; 19:18; 19:18



1 Samuel

25:43; 25:43; 29:1; 29:11; 31:1; 31:8; 31:10; 31:12

2 Samuel

2:9; 2:9; 2:9; 4:4

1 Kings

4:12; 18:45; 18:46; 21:1; 21:23

2 Kings

8:29; 9:10; 9:15; 9:16; 9:17; 9:30; 9:36; 9:37; 10:1; 10:11

1 Chronicles

4:3; 4:3

2 Chronicles



1:2; 1:4; 1:4; 1:4; 1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3157 matches the Hebrew יִזְרְעֶאל (yizrᵊʿe'l),
which occurs 36 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:56 - and Jezreel H3157 and Jokdeam and Zanoah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 - The sons of Joseph said, “The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who live in the valley land have chariots of iron, both those who are in Beth-shean and its towns and those who are in the valley of Jezreel.” H3157
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:18 - Their territory was to Jezreel H3157 and included Chesulloth and Shunem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:33 - Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the sons of the east assembled themselves; and they crossed over and camped in the valley of Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:43 - David had also taken Ahinoam of Jezreel, H3157 and they both became his wives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 29:1 - Now the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek, while the Israelites were camping by the spring which is in Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 29:11 - So David arose early, he and his men, to depart in the morning to return to the land of the Philistines. And the Philistines went up to Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:9 - He made him king over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, H3157 over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, even over all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - Now Jonathan, Saul’s son, had a son crippled in his feet. He was five years old when the report of Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel, H3157 and his nurse took him up and fled. And it happened that in her hurry to flee, he fell and became lame. And his name was [fn]Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:12 - Baana the son of Ahilud, in Taanach and Megiddo, and all Beth-shean which is beside Zarethan below Jezreel, H3157 from Beth-shean to Abel-meholah as far as the other side of Jokmeam;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:45 - In a little while the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:46 - Then the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and [fn]outran Ahab [fn]to Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:1 - Now it came about after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which was in Jezreel H3157 beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:23 - “Of Jezebel also has the LORD spoken, saying, ‘The dogs will eat Jezebel in the [fn]district of Jezreel.’ H3157
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:29 - So King Joram returned to be healed in Jezreel H3157 of the wounds which the Arameans had [fn]inflicted on him at Ramah when he fought against Hazael king of Aram. Then Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel H3157 because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - ‘The dogs shall eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, H3157 and none shall bury her.’” Then he opened the door and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:15 - but King [fn]Joram had returned to Jezreel H3157 to be healed of the wounds which the Arameans had [fn]inflicted on him when he fought with Hazael king of Aram. So Jehu said, “If this is your mind, then let no one escape or [fn]leave the city to go tell it in Jezreel.” H3157
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:16 - Then Jehu rode in a chariot and went to Jezreel, H3157 for Joram was lying there. Ahaziah king of Judah had come down to see Joram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel H3157 and he saw the [fn]company of Jehu as he came, and said, “I see a [fn]company.” And Joram said, “Take a horseman and send him to meet them and let him say, ‘Is it peace?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - When Jehu came to Jezreel, H3157 Jezebel heard of it, and she painted her eyes and adorned her head and looked out the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - Therefore they returned and told him. And he said, “This is the word of the LORD, which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, ‘In the [fn]property of Jezreel H3157 the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - and the corpse of Jezebel will be as dung on the face of the field in the [fn]property of Jezreel, H3157 so they cannot say, “This is Jezebel.”’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:1 - Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters and sent them to Samaria, to the rulers of Jezreel, H3157 the elders, and to the guardians of the children of Ahab, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:6 - Then he wrote a letter to them a second time saying, “If you are on my side, and you will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel H3157 tomorrow about this time.” Now the king’s sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were rearing them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:7 - When the letter came to them, they took the king’s sons and slaughtered them, seventy persons, and put their heads in baskets, and sent them to him at Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:11 - So Jehu [fn]killed all who remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, H3157 and all his great men and his acquaintances and his priests, until he left him without a survivor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:3 - These were the [fn]sons of Etam: Jezreel, H3157 Ishma and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - So he returned to be healed in Jezreel H3157 of the wounds [fn]which they had inflicted on him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Aram. And [fn]Ahaziah, the son of Jehoram king of Judah, went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, H3157 because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:4 - And the LORD said to him, “Name him Jezreel; H3157 for yet a little while, and I will [fn]punish the house of Jehu for the bloodshed of Jezreel, H3157 and I will put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:5 - “On that day I will break the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel.” H3157
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:11 - And the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel will be gathered together,
And they will appoint for themselves one leader,
And they will go up from the land,
For great will be the day of Jezreel. H3157
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:22 - And the earth will respond to the grain, to the new wine and to the oil,
And they will respond to [fn]Jezreel. H3157
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