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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 Lamech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken to my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the day that Isaac was weaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham rose early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it to Hagar (putting it on her shoulder) and the child, and sent her away; and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - And she went, and sat her down over against him, a good way off, as it were a bow-shot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and raised her voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:26 - Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service which I have done thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:22 - And he arose that night, and took his two wives, and his two women-servants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Jabbok.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children to Leah, and to Rachel, and to the two handmaids.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:5 - And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children, and said, Who are those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath graciously given to thy servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - And Leah also with her children came near, and bowed themselves; and after came Joseph near and Rachel, and they bowed themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - And he said to him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me, and if men should over-drive them one day, all the flock will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on slowly, according as the cattle that go before me, and the children are able to endure; until I come to my lord to Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - And he returned to his brethren, and said, The child is not: and I, whither 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 young man; and ye would not hear? therefore behold also his blood is required.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:20 - And we said to my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one: and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male-children alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:18 - And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, Why have ye done this thing, and have 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 bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:6 - And when she had opened it, she saw the child: and behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:7 - Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go, and call to thee a 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 maid 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 the child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:4 - If his master hath given him a wife, and she hath borne him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall depart by himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - If men shall contend, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit shall depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:5 - And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left by her two sons and her husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became its nurse.
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 - Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no child until the day of her death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - And Nathan departed to his house. And the LORD struck the child that Uriah's wife bore to David, and it was 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: how will he then be grieved, if we tell him that the child is dead?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:19 - But when David saw that his servants whispered, David perceived that the child was dead: therefore David said to his servants, Is the child dead? And they said, He is dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:21 - Then said his servants to him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but after the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:22 - And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted, and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD 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 counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that had grown up with him, and who 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 speak to this people who spoke to thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter to us; thus shalt thou say to them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:14 - And spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:12 - Arise thou therefore, depart to thy own house: and 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 the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul 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 chamber into the house, and delivered him to his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:24 - And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tore forty and two children of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets to Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant feared the LORD: and the creditor hath come to take to him my two sons to be bond-men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 - And when the child was grown, it happened on a 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 to her, Is it well with thee? Is it well with thy husband? Is it well with the child? and she answered, 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 he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child became warm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.

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