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Lexicon :: Strong's H3206 - yeleḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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,
Listen to my voice,
You wives of Lamech,
Give heed to my speech,
For I [fn]have killed a man for wounding me;
And a boy H3206 for striking me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - The child H3206 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 [fn]skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, H3206 and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - When the water in the skin was used up, she [fn]left the boy H3206 under one of the bushes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, for she said, “Do not let me [fn]see the boy H3206 die.” And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:26 - “Give me my wives and my children H3206 for whom I have served you, and let me depart; for you yourself know my service which I have [fn]rendered you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:22 - Now he arose that same night and took his two wives and his two maids and his eleven children, H3206 and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children H3206 [fn]among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - He put the maids and their children H3206 [fn]in front, and Leah and her children H3206 [fn]next, and Rachel and Joseph [fn]last.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:5 - He lifted his eyes and saw the women and the children, H3206 and said,[fn]Who are these with you?” So he said, “The children H3206 whom God has graciously given your servant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - Then the maids came near [fn]with their children, H3206 and they bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - Leah likewise came near with her children, H3206 and they bowed down; and afterward Joseph came near with Rachel, and they bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - But he said to him, “My lord knows that the children H3206 are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are [fn]a care to me. And if they are driven hard one day, all the flocks will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - “Please let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will proceed at my leisure, according to the pace of the cattle that are before me and according to the pace of the children, H3206 until I come to my lord at Seir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - He returned to his brothers and said, “The boy H3206 is not there; as for me, where am I to go?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:22 - Reuben answered them, saying, “Did I not tell [fn]you, ‘Do not sin against the boy’; H3206 and you would not listen? [fn]Now comes the reckoning for his blood.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:20 - “We said to my lord, ‘We have an old father and a little child H3206 of his old age. Now his brother is dead, so he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives [fn]feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had [fn]commanded them, but let the boys H3206 live.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:18 - So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, “Why have you done this thing, and let the boys H3206 live?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - But when she could hide him no longer, she got him a [fn]wicker [fn]basket and covered it over with tar and pitch. Then she put the child H3206 into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:6 - When she opened it, she [fn]saw the child, H3206 and behold, the [fn]boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.” H3206
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:7 - Then his sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and call [fn]a nurse for you from the Hebrew women that she may nurse the child H3206 for you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:8 - Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Go ahead.” So the girl went and called the child’s H3206 mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:9 - Then Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Take this child H3206 away and nurse him for me and I will give you your wages.” So the woman took the child H3206 and nursed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:10 - The child H3206 grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter and he became her son. And she named him [fn]Moses, and said, “Because I [fn]drew him out of the water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:4 - “If his master gives him a wife, and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children H3206 shall belong to her master, and he shall go out [fn]alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - “If men struggle with each other and strike a woman with child so that [fn]she gives birth prematurely, yet there is no injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman’s husband [fn]may demand of him, and he shall pay [fn]as the judges decide.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:5 - Then [fn]both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and the woman was bereft of her two children H3206 and her husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - Then Naomi took the child H3206 [fn]and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:2 - He had two wives: the name of one was Hannah and the name of the other Peninnah; and Peninnah had children, H3206 but Hannah had no children. H3206
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:23 - Michal the daughter of Saul had no child H3206 to the day of her death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - So Nathan went to his house. Then the LORD struck the child H3206 that Uriah’s [fn]widow bore to David, so that he was very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:18 - Then it happened on the seventh day that the child H3206 died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child H3206 was dead, for they said, “Behold, while the child H3206 was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the child H3206 is dead, since he might do himself harm!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:19 - But when David saw that his servants were whispering together, David perceived that the child H3206 was dead; so David said to his servants, “Is the child H3206 dead?” And they said, “He is dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:21 - Then his servants said to him, “What is this thing that you have done? [fn]While the child H3206 was alive, you fasted and wept; but when the child H3206 died, you arose and ate food.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:22 - He said, “While the child H3206 was still alive, I fasted and wept; for I said, ‘Who knows, the LORD may be gracious to me, that the child H3206 may live.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:25 - The king said, “Divide the living child H3206 in two, and give half to the one and half to the other.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:8 - But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young H3206 men H3206 who grew up with him [fn]and served him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:10 - The young H3206 men H3206 who grew up with him spoke to him, saying, “Thus you shall say to this people who spoke to you, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, now you make it lighter for us!’ But you shall speak 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 H3206 men, H3206 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 - “Now you, arise, go to your house. When your feet enter the city the child H3206 will die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:21 - Then he stretched himself upon the child H3206 three times, and called to the LORD and said, “O LORD my God, I pray You, let this child’s H3206 life return [fn]to him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - The LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child H3206 returned [fn]to him and he revived.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:23 - Elijah took the child H3206 and brought him down from the upper room into the house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, “See, your son is alive.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:24 - When he looked behind him and saw them, he cursed them in the name of the LORD. Then two female bears came out of the woods and tore up forty-two lads H3206 of [fn]their number.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to [fn]Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children H3206 to be his slaves.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 - When the child H3206 was grown, the day came that he went out to his father to the reapers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:26 - “Please run now to meet her and say to her, ‘Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?’” H3206 And she [fn]answered, “It is well.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:34 - And he went up and lay on the child, H3206 and put his mouth on his mouth and his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his hands, and he stretched himself on him; and the flesh of the child H3206 became warm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young H3206 men H3206 who grew up with him [fn]and served him.

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