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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 - Lamech said to his wives:
“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for striking me.
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 - So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - When the water in the skin was gone, she put the child under one of the bushes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - Then she went and sat down opposite him a good way off, about the distance of a bowshot, for she said, “Let me not look on the death of the child.” And as she sat opposite him, she lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:26 - Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, that I may go, for you know the service that I have given you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:22 - The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children,[fn] and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two female servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - And he put the servants with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last of all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:5 - And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - Then the servants drew near, they and their children, and bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - Leah likewise and her children drew near and bowed down. And last Joseph and Rachel drew near, and they bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - But Jacob said to him, “My lord knows that the children are frail, and that the nursing flocks and herds are a care to me. If they are driven hard for one day, all the flocks will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord pass on ahead of his servant, and I will lead on slowly, at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me and at the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - and returned to his brothers and said, “The boy is gone, and I, where shall I go?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:22 - And Reuben answered them, “Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now there comes a reckoning for his blood.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:20 - And we said to my lord, ‘We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother’s children, and his father loves him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but let the male children live.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:18 - So the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, “Why have you done this, and let the male children live?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushes[fn] and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the reeds by the river bank.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:6 - When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the baby was crying. She took pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:7 - Then his sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and call you a nurse from the Hebrew women to nurse the child for you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:8 - And Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Go.” So the girl 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 him for me, and I will give you your wages.” So the woman took the child and nursed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:10 - When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:4 - If his master gives him a wife and she bears 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 - “When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman’s husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:5 - and both Mahlon and Chilion died, so that the woman was left without her two sons and her husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:2 - 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 - Then Nathan went to his house. And the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah’s wife bore to David, and he became sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:18 - On the seventh day the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, “Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke to him, and he did not listen to us. How then can we say to him the child is dead? He may do himself some harm.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:19 - But when David saw that his servants were whispering together, David understood that the child was dead. And David said to his servants, “Is the child dead?” They said, “He is dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:21 - Then his servants said to him, “What is this thing that you have done? You fasted and wept for the child while he was alive; but when the child died, you arose and ate food.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:22 - He said, “While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept, for I said, ‘Who knows whether the LORD 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 abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:10 - And the young men who had grown up with him said to him, “Thus shall you speak to this people who said to you, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, but you lighten it for us,’ thus shall you say to them, ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s thighs.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:14 - he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke. My father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:12 - Arise therefore, go to your house. When your feet enter the city, the child shall die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:21 - Then he stretched himself upon the child three times and cried to the LORD, “O LORD my God, let this child’s life[fn] come into him again.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah. And the life of the child came into him again, and he revived.
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, your son lives.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:24 - And he turned around, and when he saw them, he cursed them in the name of the LORD. And two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - Now the wife of one of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD, but the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 - When the child had grown, he went out one day to his father among the reapers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:26 - Run at once to meet her and say to her, ‘Is all well with you? Is all well with your husband? Is all well with the child?’” And she answered, “All is well.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:34 - Then he went up and lay on the child, putting his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands. And as he stretched himself upon him, the flesh of the child became warm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.

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