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Lexicon :: Strong's H3206 - yeleḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 867b

Strong’s Definitions

יֶלֶד yeled, yeh'-led; from H3205; something born, i.e. a lad or offspring:—boy, child, fruit, son, young man (one).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 89x

The KJV translates Strong's H3206 in the following manner: child (72x), young man (7x), young ones (3x), sons (3x), boy (2x), fruit (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 89x
The KJV translates Strong's H3206 in the following manner: child (72x), young man (7x), young ones (3x), sons (3x), boy (2x), fruit (1x), variant (1x).
  1. child, son, boy, offspring, youth

    1. child, son, boy

    2. child, children

    3. descendants

    4. youth

    5. apostate Israelites (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יֶלֶד yeled, yeh'-led; from H3205; something born, i.e. a lad or offspring:—boy, child, fruit, son, young man (one).
STRONGS H3206: Abbreviations
יֶ֫לֶד 89 noun masculineGenesis 21:8 child, son, boy, youth; — יֶּ֫לֶד absolute Genesis 4:23 +; construct Jeremiah 31:20; יָ֫לֶד Genesis 21:16 +; plural יְלָדִים Genesis 33:1 +; construct יַלְדֵי Exodus 2:6 + 2 times; יִלְדֵיֿ Isaiah 57:4; suffix יְלָדַי Genesis 30:26; 2 Kings 4:1; יַלְדֵיהֶם Job 21:11; יַלְדֵיהֶן Genesis 33:2 + 4 times, etc.; —
a. child = son, boy, Genesis 21:8, 14, 15, 16; Genesis 37:30; Genesis 42:32 (all E), Genesis 32:23 (Dinah not included), compare Genesis 30:26; Genesis 33:1, 2(twice in verse); Genesis 33:5 (twice in verse); Genesis 33:6, 7, 13; Genesis 37:14; Genesis 44:20 (all J); Exodus 1:17, 18 (|| בֵּן Exodus 1:16), Exodus 2:3, 6 (twice in verse); Exodus 2:7, 8, 9 (twice in verse); Exodus 2:10 (all E), Exodus 21:4 (E; app. = sons + daughters, but || בָּנָי֫ Exodus 21:5); plural = offspring Exodus 21:24 (E; Hexateuch, only Genesis & Exodus, J E); also Ruth 1:5; Ruth 4:16; 2 Samuel 12:15, 18 (4 times in verse); 2 Samuel 12:19 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 12:21 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 12:22 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 3:25 (compare 1 Kings 3:20), 1 Kings 14:12; 1 Kings 17:21 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 17:22, 23; 2 Kings 4:1 (compare 2 Kings 4:5) 2 Kings 4:18; 2 Kings 4:26; 2 Kings 4:34; 2 Kings 4:34; Isaiah 8:18; Isaiah 9:5 (|| בֵּן), Joel 3:3 [Joel 4:3] (opposed to יַלְדָּה), Zechariah 8:5 (id.); of young of raven Job 38:41; of wild goats and hinds Job 39:3; of cow and bear Isaiah 11:7.
b. (little) child, children 1 Samuel 1:2 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 6:23; Ezra 10:1; Nehemiah 12:43; Job 21:11 (|| עֲוִילִים), Hosea 1:2; Lamentations 4:10; Isaiah 57:5.
c. descendants Isaiah 29:23, יַלְדֵי נכרים (compare בֵּן) Isaiah 2:6.
e. figurative of apostate Israelites יִלְדֵיפֶֿשַׁע Isaiah 57:4 (|| זֶרַע שָׁ֑קֶר); compare, in good sense, ילד שַׁעֲשׁוּעִים Jeremiah 31:20 of Ephraim (|| בֵּן יַקִּיר).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:23; 4:23; 21:8; 21:8; 21:14; 21:15; 21:16; 21:16; 30:26; 30:26; 32:23; 33:1; 33:1; 33:2; 33:2; 33:5; 33:6; 33:7; 33:13; 37:14; 37:30; 42:32; 44:20


1:16; 1:17; 1:18; 2:3; 2:6; 2:6; 2:7; 2:8; 2:9; 2:10; 21:4; 21:5; 21:24


1:5; 4:16

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

6:23; 12:15; 12:18; 12:19; 12:21; 12:22

1 Kings

3:20; 3:25; 12:8; 12:10; 12:14; 14:12; 17:21; 17:22; 17:23

2 Kings

2:23; 2:24; 4:1; 4:1; 4:5; 4:18; 4:26; 4:34; 4:34

2 Chronicles

10:8; 10:10; 10:14






21:11; 21:11; 38:41; 39:3


4:13; 4:15


2:6; 8:18; 9:5; 11:7; 29:23; 57:4; 57:4; 57:5


31:20; 31:20




1:4; 1:10; 1:13; 1:15; 1:17








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3206 matches the Hebrew יֶלֶד (yeleḏ),
which occurs 90 times in 76 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:23–2Ch 10:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - And Lemech said to his wives: Adah and Zillah, hear my voice, Ye wives of Lemech, listen to my speech. For I have slain a man for my wound, and a youth for my bruise.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - And the child grew, and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a flask of water, and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder -- and the child, and sent her away. And she departed, and wandered about in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - And the water was exhausted from the flask; and she cast the child under one of the shrubs,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - and she went and sat down over against him, a bow-shot off; for she said, Let me not behold the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:26 - Give me my wives for whom I have served thee, and my children; that I may go away, for thou knowest my service which I have served thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:22 - And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two maidservants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford of the Jabbok;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and with him four hundred men. And he distributed the children to Leah, and to Rachel, and to the two maidservants:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - and he put the maidservants and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindmost.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:5 - And he lifted up his eyes and saw the women and the children, and said, Who are these with thee? And he said, The children that God has graciously given thy servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - And the maidservants drew near, they and their children, and they bowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - And Leah also, with her children, drew near, and they bowed. And lastly Joseph drew near, and Rachel, and they bowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - And he said to him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and the suckling sheep and kine are with me; and if they should overdrive them only one day, all the flock would die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord, I pray thee, pass on before his servant, and I will drive on at my ease according to the pace of the cattle that is before me, and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord, to Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - and returned to his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, where shall I go?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:22 - And Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak to you, saying, Do not sin against the lad? But ye did not hearken; and now behold, his blood also is required.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:20 - And we said to my lord, We have an aged father, and a child born to him in his old age, yet young; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother; and his father loves him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt had said to them, but saved the male children alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:18 - And the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, Why have ye done this, and saved the male children alive?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of reeds, and plastered it with resin and with pitch, and put the child in it, and laid it in the sedge on the bank of the river.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:6 - And she opened it, and saw the child, and behold, the boy wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:7 - And his sister said to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call thee a wet-nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:8 - And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the damsel went and called the child's mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:9 - And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Take this child away and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages. And the woman took the child and nursed it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:10 - And when the child was grown, she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses, and said, Because I drew him out of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:4 - If his master have given him a wife, and she have borne him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - And if men strive together, and strike a woman with child, so that she be delivered, and no mischief happen, he shall in any case be fined, according as the woman's husband shall impose on him, and shall give it as the judges estimate.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:5 - And Mahlon and Chilion died also, both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse to it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:2 - And he had two wives: the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah; and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:23 - And Michal the daughter of Saul had no child to the day of her death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - And Nathan departed to his house. And Jehovah smote the child that Urijah's wife bore to David, and it became very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:18 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead; for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he would not hearken to our voice; and how shall we say to him, The child is dead? he may do some harm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:19 - But David saw that his servants whispered, and David perceived that the child was dead; and David said to his servants, Is the child dead? And they said, He is dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:21 - And his servants said to him, What thing is this which thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child alive; but as soon as the child is dead, thou dost rise and eat bread.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:22 - And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept; for I thought, Who knows? perhaps Jehovah will be gracious to me, that the child may live.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:25 - And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:8 - But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:10 - And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to this people that have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, -- thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:14 - and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but *I* will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but *I* will chastise you with scorpions.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:12 - And thou, arise, go to thine own house; when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:21 - And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried to Jehovah and said, Jehovah, my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - And Jehovah heard the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the child came into him again, and he lived.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:23 - And Elijah took the child, and brought him down from the upper chamber into the house, and delivered him to his mother; and Elijah said, See, thy son lives.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:24 - And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of Jehovah. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tore forty-two children of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - And a woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha saying, Thy servant my husband is dead, and thou knowest that thy servant feared Jehovah; and the creditor is come to take my two children to be bondmen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 - And the child grew, and it came to pass one day, that he went out to his father to the reapers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:26 - run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child? And she said, It is well.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:34 - And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands, and bent over him; and the flesh of the child grew warm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, that stood before him.

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