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Lexicon :: Strong's H3225 - yāmîn

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TWOT Reference: 872a

Strong’s Definitions

יָמִין yâmîyn, yaw-meen'; from H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south:— left-handed, right (hand, side), south.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 139x

The KJV translates Strong's H3225 in the following manner: hand (105x), right (24x), side (5x), south (3x), lefthanded (with H334) (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 139x
The KJV translates Strong's H3225 in the following manner: hand (105x), right (24x), side (5x), south (3x), lefthanded (with H334) (2x).
  1. right, right hand, right side

    1. right hand

    2. right (of direction)

    3. south (the direction of the right hand when facing East)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָמִין yâmîyn, yaw-meen'; from H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south:— left-handed, right (hand, side), south.
STRONGS H3225: Abbreviations
† I. יָמִין 137 noun feminineExodus 15:6 (Proverbs 27:16 no except, see Now Str) right hand (Late Hebrew id.; SI3 מימן on the right; Aramaic יַמִּינָא, bdb041101; Arabic bdb041102 right, right side, right hand, south; Ethiopic bdb041103 right hand, bdb041104 right side, Sabean ימן right hand, ימנת soth, are also quoted; Assyrian imnu, right, right side, on the right, DlHWB 307) — absolute יָמִין Genesis 13:9 + 40 times; construct יְמִין 1 Samuel 23:24 + 19 times; suffix יְמִינִי Jeremiah 22:24 + 6 times, etc.; always singular: —
1. right hand:
a. literally of man, often opposed to שׂמאֹול Genesis 48:13, 14 (compare Genesis 48:18), Daniel 12:7; יָדַע בֵּיןיְֿמִינוֺ לִשְׂמאֹלוֺ Jonah 4:11 distinguish between one's right hand and one's left; שׁלח ימים Judges 5:26 (|| יד); as holding the lot Ezekiel 21:27; also of right hand as skilful Psalm 137:5; as receiving bribes Psalm 26:10 (|| יָדַיִן); used in false swearing יְמִינָם וְמִין שֶׁקֶר Psalm 144:8; Psalm 144:11 their right hand is a right hand of falsehood; oft also with יַד, יַדיִֿמִינוֺ Genesis 48:17 (E) hand of his right = his right hand Judges 7:20; 2 Samuel 20:9; אִטֵּר יַדיְֿמִינוֺ Judges 3:15; Judges 20:16 bound as to one's right hand, i.e. left-handed.
b. figurative, of right hand as held by י׳ Isaiah 41:13; Isaiah 45:1; so יַדיֿמיני Psalm 73:23.
c. right hand of י׳, as instrument of delivering Israel Exodus 15:6 (twice in verse); Exodus 15:12 +, compare בִּגְכוּרוֺת יֵשַׁע יְמִינוֺ Psalm 20:7; שְׁנוֺת יְמִין עֶלְיוֺן Psalm 77:11; || זְרוֺעַ Psalm 98:1; as acquiring the temple-site Psalm 78:54; as holding his servant Psalm 18:36 (line omitted in || 2 Samuel 22:36), compare Psalm 63:9 & בִּימִין צִדְקִי Isaiah 41:10; as finding, lighting upon (מצא) his enemies Psalm 21:9 (|| יד); as full of צֶדֶק Psalm 48:11; as dispensing blessings Psalm 16:11 נעימות בימינך (compare Proverbs 3:16 of wisdom, personified); used in divine oath is Psalm 62:8 (|| זְרוֺעַ).
2. of situation on, or direction toward, the right:
a. of situation, with מִן, מִימִינָם וּמְשְּׂמאֹלָם Exodus 14:22, 29 a wall on their right hand and on their left hand; similarly 2 Samuel 16:6; 1 Kings 7:39, 49 2 Chronicles 3:17; 4:6; 1 Kings 22:19 (= 2 Chronicles 18:18 with על), 2 Chronicles 4:7, 8; Psalm 91:7 (|| מִצִּדְּךָ); for protection Psalm 16:8; מימין ל 2 Kings 23:13; Ezekiel 10:3; with לְ, וַתֵּשֶׁב לִימִינוֺ 1 Kings 2:19, so Psalm 110:1; Psalm 45:10; Psalm 109:31; with עַלֿ Zechariah 3:1; 1 Chronicles 6:24; 2 Chronicles 18:18 (= 1 Kings 22:19 with מן), Nehemiah 8:4; Job 30:12; Psalm 109:6; compare Psalm 110:5; without preposition יְמִין הָעִיר 2 Samuel 24:5; Job 23:9.
b. of direction toward, literal נָטָה ימין Numbers 20:17; Numbers 22:26 (both J E); סוּר ימין Deuteronomy 2:27; 1 Samuel 6:12; פָּרַץ ימין ושׂ׳ Isaiah 54:3; also (verb הִמָּרֶד in previous clause) Genesis 13:9; הַבֵּיט ימין Psalm 142:5; and looking is implied also in Ezekiel 1:10 (with אֶלֿ; opposed to מֵהַשְּׂמאֹול); with עַל, נטה (לָלֶכֶת) על הַיָּמִין 2 Samuel 2:19, 21; פנה עליֿמין Genesis 24:49; followed by אֶל, of course (הלך) of boundary Joshua 17:1; with לְ, לַיָמִין מֵעַל לַחוֺמָה Nehemiah 12:31 (verb omitted, went) to the right above the wall; figurative of moral deviation, יָמִין ֗֗֗ מִן־הַדָּבָר סוּר וּשְׂמֹאול Deuteronomy 17:11, so Deuteronomy 5:29; Deuteronomy 17:20; Deuteronomy 28:14; Joshua 1:7; Joshua 23:6; 2 Kings 22:2 2 Chronicles 34:2; נטה ימין ושׂ׳ Proverbs 4:27; also (very late) of the right as morally good, לֵב חָכָן לִימִינוֺ (opposed to שׂמאל) Ecclesiastes 10:2 De Reuss Now.
†3. of other parts of the body, besides hand (see יַדיֿמינו etc. above): right thigh יֶרֶךְ יְמִינוֺ Judges 3:16, 24; eye עֵין יָמִין 1 Samuel 11:2; עין ימינו Zechariah 11:17 (twice in verse); especially שׁוֺק הַיָּמִין i.e. the right (upper) leg of sacrificial animal Exodus 29:22; Leviticus 7:32, 33; Leviticus 8:25, 26; Leviticus 9:21; Numbers 18:18.
†4. = south, because when facing east the right hand is toward the south: מִימִין הַיְשִׁימוֺן 1 Samuel 23:19; אֶליְֿמִין 1 Samuel 23:24; ישׁב מִימִינֵךְ Ezekiel 16:46 (|| עלשֿׂמאולך); צָפוֺן וְיָמִין Psalm 89:13; perhaps also Psalm 107:3, see יָם 9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:9; 13:9; 24:49; 48:13; 48:14; 48:17; 48:18


14:22; 14:29; 15:6; 15:6; 15:12; 29:22


7:32; 7:33; 8:25; 8:26; 9:21


18:18; 20:17; 22:26


2:27; 5:29; 17:11; 17:20; 28:14


1:7; 17:1; 23:6


3:15; 3:16; 3:24; 5:26; 7:20; 20:16

1 Samuel

6:12; 11:2; 23:19; 23:24; 23:24

2 Samuel

2:19; 2:21; 16:6; 20:9; 22:36; 24:5

1 Kings

2:19; 7:39; 7:49; 22:19; 22:19

2 Kings

22:2; 23:13

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

3:17; 4:6; 4:7; 4:8; 18:18; 18:18; 34:2


8:4; 12:31


23:9; 30:12


16:8; 16:11; 18:36; 20:7; 21:9; 26:10; 45:10; 48:11; 62:8; 63:9; 73:23; 77:11; 78:54; 89:13; 91:7; 98:1; 107:3; 109:6; 109:31; 110:1; 110:5; 137:5; 142:5; 144:8; 144:11


3:16; 4:27; 27:16




41:10; 41:13; 45:1; 54:3




1:10; 10:3; 16:46; 21:27






3:1; 11:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3225 matches the Hebrew יָמִין (yāmîn),
which occurs 141 times in 134 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 13:9–2Ki 12:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:9 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, H3225 then I will go to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, H3225 or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:13 - And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right hand H3225 toward Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, H3225 and brought them near unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:14 - And Israel stretched out his right hand, H3225 and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands wittingly; for Manasseh was the firstborn.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:17 - And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right H3225 hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:18 - And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand H3225 upon his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, H3225 and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, H3225 and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:6 - Thy right hand, H3225 O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, H3225 O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:12 - Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, H3225 the earth swallowed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 - Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right H3225 shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:32 - And the right H3225 shoulder shall ye give unto the priest for an heave offering of the sacrifices of your peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:33 - He among the sons of Aaron, that offereth the blood of the peace offerings, and the fat, shall have the right H3225 shoulder for his part.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:25 - And he took the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right H3225 shoulder:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:26 - And out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, and upon the right H3225 shoulder:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:21 - And the breasts and the right H3225 shoulder Aaron waved for a wave offering before the LORD; as Moses commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:18 - And the flesh of them shall be thine, as the wave breast and as the right H3225 shoulder are thine.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:17 - Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country: we will not pass through the fields, or through the vineyards, neither will we drink of the water of the wells: we will go by the king's high way, we will not turn to the right hand H3225 nor to the left, until we have passed thy borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:26 - And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand H3225 or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:27 - Let me pass through thy land: I will go along by the high way, I will neither turn unto the right hand H3225 nor to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:32 - Ye shall observe to do therefore as the LORD your God hath commanded you: ye shall not turn aside to the right hand H3225 or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:11 - According to the sentence of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew thee, to the right hand, H3225 nor to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:20 - That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, H3225 or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:14 - And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, H3225 or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:2 - And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand H3225 went a fiery law for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:7 - Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand H3225 or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:7 - And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth before Shechem; and the border went along on the right hand H3225 unto the inhabitants of Entappuah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right hand H3225 or to the left;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:15 - But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded: H3225 and by him the children of Israel sent a present unto Eglon the king of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:16 - But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, of a cubit length; and he did gird it under his raiment upon his right H3225 thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:21 - And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right H3225 thigh, and thrust it into his belly:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:26 - She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand H3225 to the workmen's hammer; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right H3225 hands to blow withal: and they cried, The sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:29 - And Samson took hold of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, of the one with his right hand, H3225 and of the other with his left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:16 - Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; H3225 every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - And the kine took the straight way to the way of Bethshemesh, and went along the highway, lowing as they went, and turned not aside to the right hand H3225 or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them unto the border of Bethshemesh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:2 - And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right H3225 eyes, and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south H3225 of Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:24 - And they arose, and went to Ziph before Saul: but David and his men were in the wilderness of Maon, in the plain on the south H3225 of Jeshimon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:19 - And Asahel pursued after Abner; and in going he turned not to the right hand H3225 nor to the left from following Abner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - And Abner said to him, Turn thee aside to thy right hand H3225 or to thy left, and lay thee hold on one of the young men, and take thee his armour. But Asahel would not turn aside from following of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:6 - And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand H3225 and on his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:9 - And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right H3225 hand to kiss him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:5 - And they passed over Jordan, and pitched in Aroer, on the right side H3225 of the city that lieth in the midst of the river of Gad, and toward Jazer:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:19 - Bathsheba therefore went unto king Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand. H3225
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:39 - And he put five bases on the right H3225 side of the house, and five on the left side of the house: and he set the sea on the right side of the house eastward over against the south.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:49 - And the candlesticks of pure gold, five on the right H3225 side, and five on the left, before the oracle, with the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs of gold,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:19 - And he said, Hear thou therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand H3225 and on his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - But Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and bored a hole in the lid of it, and set it beside the altar, on the right side H3225 as one cometh into the house of the LORD: and the priests that kept the door put therein all the money that was brought into the house of the LORD.

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