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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, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 - And the sons of Joseph say, 'The hill is not found to us, and a chariot of iron is with every Canaanite who is dwelling in the land of the valley -- to him who is in Beth-Shean and its towns, and to him who is in the valley of Jezreel.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:18 - and their border is at Jezreel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:33 - And all Midian and Amalek and the sons of the east have been gathered together, and pass over, and encamp in the valley of Jezreel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:43 - And Ahinoam hath David taken from Jezreel, and they are -- even both of them -- to him for wives;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 29:1 - And the Philistines gather all their camps to Aphek, and the Israelites are encamping at a fountain which is in Jezreel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 29:11 - And David riseth early, he and his men, to go in the morning, to turn back unto the land of the Philistines, and the Philistines have gone up to Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:9 - and causeth him to reign over Gilead, and over the Ashurite, and over Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over Israel -- all of it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - And to Jonathan son of Saul is a son -- lame; he was a son of five years at the coming in of the rumour of the death of Saul and Jonathan, out of Jezreel, and his nurse lifteth him up, and fleeth, and it cometh to pass in her hasting to flee, that he falleth, and becometh lame, and his name is Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:12 - Baana Ben-Ahilud hath Taanach and Megiddo, and all Beth-Shean, which is by Zartanah beneath Jezreel, from Beth-Shean unto Abel-Meholah, unto beyond Jokneam.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:45 - And it cometh to pass, in the meantime, that the heavens have become black -- thick clouds and wind -- and the shower is great; and Ahab rideth, and goeth to Jezreel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:46 - and the hand of Jehovah hath been on Elijah, and he girdeth up his loins, and runneth before Ahab, till thine entering Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:1 - And it cometh to pass, after these things, a vineyard hath been to Naboth the Jezreelite, that is in Jezreel, near the palace of Ahab king of Samaria,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:23 - 'And also of Jezebel hath Jehovah spoken, saying, The dogs do eat Jezebel in the bulwark of Jezreel;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:29 - and Joram the king turneth back to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds with which the Arameans smite him in Ramah, in his fighting with Hazael king of Aram, and Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah hath gone down to see Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, for he is sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - and Jezebel do the dogs eat in the portion of Jezreel, and there is none burying;' and he openeth the door and fleeth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:15 - and king Joram turneth back to be healed in Jezreel, of the wounds with which the Aramaeans smite him, in his fighting with Hazael king of Aram) -- and Jehu saith, 'If it is your mind, let not an escaped one go out from the city, to go to declare it in Jezreel.'
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:16 - And Jehu rideth, and goeth to Jezreel, for Joram is lying there, and Ahaziah king of Judah hath gone down to see Joram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - And the watchman is standing on the tower in Jezreel, and seeth the company of Jehu in his coming, and saith, 'A company I see;' and Joram saith, 'Take a rider and send to meet them, and let him say, Is there peace?'
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - And Jehu cometh in to Jezreel, and Jezebel hath heard, and putteth her eyes in paint and maketh right her head, and looketh out through the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - And they turn back, and declare to him, and he saith, 'The word of Jehovah it is, that He spake by the hand of this servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the portion of Jezreel do the dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - and the carcase of Jezebel hath been as dung on the face of the field in the portion of Jezreel, that they say not, This is Jezebel.'
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:1 - And Ahab hath seventy sons in Samaria, and Jehu writeth letters, and sendeth to Samaria, unto the heads of Jezreel, the elders, and unto the supporters of Ahab, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:6 - And he writeth unto them a letter a second time, saying, 'If ye are for me, and to my voice are hearkening, take the heads of the men -- the sons of your lord, and come unto me about this time to-morrow, to Jezreel;' and the sons of the king are seventy men, with the great ones of the city those bringing them up.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:7 - And it cometh to pass, at the coming in of the letter unto them, that they take the sons of the king, and slaughter seventy men, and put their heads in baskets, and send unto him to Jezreel,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:11 - And Jehu smiteth all those left to the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men, and his acquaintances, and his priests, till he hath not left to him a remnant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:3 - And these are of the father of Etam: Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash; and the name of their sister is Hazzelelponi,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - and he turneth back to be healed in Jezreel because of the wounds with which they had smitten him in Ramah, in his fighting with Hazael king of Aram. And Azariah son of Jehoram king of Judah hath gone down to see Jehoram son of Ahab, in Jezreel, for he is sick;
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:4 - and Jehovah saith unto him, 'Call his name Jezreel, for yet a little, and I have charged the blood of Jezreel on the house of Jehu, and have caused to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:5 - and it hath come to pass in that day that I have broken the bow of Israel, in the valley of Jezreel.'
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:11 - and gathered have been the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel together, and they have appointed to themselves one head, and have gone up from the land, for great is the day of Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:22 - And the earth doth answer the corn, And the new wine, and the oil, And they answer Jezreel.
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