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Lexicon :: Strong's H3238 - yānâ

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יָנָה
Transliteration
yānâ
Pronunciation
yaw-naw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 873

Strong’s Definitions

יָנָה yânâh, yaw-naw'; a primitive root; to rage or be violent; by implication, to suppress, to maltreat:—destroy, (thrust out by) oppress(-ing, -ion, -or), proud, vex, do violence.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H3238 in the following manner: oppress (11x), vex (4x), destroy (1x), oppressor (1x), proud (1x), do wrong (1x), oppression (1x), thrust out.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H3238 in the following manner: oppress (11x), vex (4x), destroy (1x), oppressor (1x), proud (1x), do wrong (1x), oppression (1x), thrust out.
  1. to oppress, suppress, treat violently, maltreat, vex, do wrong

    1. (Qal) to oppress, suppress

    2. (Hiphil) to treat violently, maltreat

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָנָה yânâh, yaw-naw'; a primitive root; to rage or be violent; by implication, to suppress, to maltreat:—destroy, (thrust out by) oppress(-ing, -ion, -or), proud, vex, do violence.
STRONGS H3238:
† [יָנָה] verb suppress (?),oppress, maltreat (Late Hebrew Hiph. vex with words; so Aramaic Aph`el אוֺנִי, but also Targum for Hebrew הוֺנָה maltreat; Arabic bdb041301 is laxus, debilis fuit, iv. debilitavit, defatigavit, but connection dubious) —
Qal Imperfect 1st person plural suffix נִינָם Psalm 74:8; Participle יוֺנָה Jeremiah 25:38 + 3 times + Psalm 123:4 (see below); — suppress (?) followed by accusative Psalm 74:8 (text dubious); elsewhere oppress; Participle absolute as adjective הָעִיר הַיּוֺנָה Zephaniah 3:1; substantive f. collective הַיּוֺנָה oppressors Jeremiah 25:38 (but read חֶרֶב for חֲרוֺן, with Greek Version of the LXX Ew Hi Gf Ke etc., as Jeremiah 46:16; Jeremiah 50:16); Psalm 123:4 Qr לִגְאֵי יוֺנִים proudest oppressors (stative construct in superlative, compare Ges§ 133, 3, R. 1; yet most follow Kt לּגּאייונים, and derived from גַּאֲיוֺן which see above)
Hiph. Perfect הוֺנָה Ezekiel 18:12, 16; הוֺנוּ Ezekiel 22:7, 29; Imperfect יוֺנֶה Ezekiel 18:7; 2nd person masculine singular תּיֹנֶה Exodus 22:20; תּוֺנֶנּוּ Deuteronomy 23:17; יוֺנוּ Ezekiel 45:8; תּוֺנוּ Leviticus 19:33 + 2 times; תֹּנוּ Jeremiah 22:3; Infinitive suffix הוֺנֹתָם Ezekiel 46:18; Participle מוֺנַ֫יִךְ Isaiah 49:26; — oppress, maltreat, followed by accusative, especially of ill-treatment of poor and weak, particular of the גֵּר, the 'stranger,' sojourner, by the rich and powerful, Exodus 22:20 (JE), Leviticus 19:33; Leviticus 25:14, 17 (H), Deuteronomy 23:17; Jeremiah 22:3; Ezekiel 18:7, 12, 16; Ezekiel 22:7, 29; Ezekiel 45:8; Ezekiel 46:18; of a foreign oppressor only Isaiah 49:26.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

22:20; 22:20

Leviticus

19:33; 19:33; 25:14; 25:17

Deuteronomy

23:17; 23:17

Psalms

74:8; 74:8; 123:4; 123:4

Isaiah

49:26; 49:26

Jeremiah

22:3; 22:3; 25:38; 25:38; 46:16; 50:16

Ezekiel

18:7; 18:7; 18:12; 18:12; 18:16; 18:16; 22:7; 22:7; 22:29; 22:29; 45:8; 45:8; 46:18; 46:18

Zephaniah

3:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3238 matches the Hebrew יָנָה (yānâ),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:21 - “You shall not wrong H3238 a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:33 - ‘When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do H3238 him wrong. H3238
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:14 - ‘If you make a sale, moreover, to your friend or buy from your friend’s hand, you shall not wrong H3238 one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:17 - ‘So you shall not wrong H3238 one another, but you shall [fn]fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:16 - “He shall live with you in your midst, in the place which he shall choose in one of your [fn]towns where it pleases him; you shall not mistreat H3238 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:8 - They said in their heart, “Let us [fn]completely [fn]subdue H3238 them.”
They have burned all the meeting places of God in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:26 - “I will feed your oppressors H3238 with their own flesh,
And they will become drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine;
And all flesh will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior
And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - ‘Thus says the LORD, “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor. Also do not mistreat H3238 or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:38 - “He has left His hiding place like the lion;
For their land has become a horror
Because of the fierceness of the [fn]oppressing H3238 sword
And because of His fierce anger.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:16 - “They have repeatedly stumbled;
Indeed, they have fallen one against another.
Then they said, ‘Get up! And let us go back
To our own people and our native land
Away from the [fn]sword of the oppressor.’ H3238
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:16 - “Cut off the sower from Babylon
And the one who wields the sickle at the time of harvest;
From before [fn]the sword of the oppressor H3238
They will each turn back to his own people
And they will each flee to his own land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:7 - if a man does not oppress H3238 anyone, but restores to the debtor his pledge, does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:12 - oppresses H3238 the poor and needy, commits robbery, does not restore a pledge, but lifts up his eyes to the idols and commits abomination,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:16 - or oppress H3238 anyone, or retain a pledge, or commit robbery, but he gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:7 - “They have treated father and mother lightly within you. The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged H3238 in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:29 - “The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged H3238 the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:8 - “This shall be his land for a possession in Israel; so My princes shall no longer oppress H3238 My people, but they shall give the rest of the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:18 - “The prince shall not take from the people’s inheritance, [fn]thrusting H3238 them out of their possession; he shall give his sons inheritance from his own possession so that My people will not be scattered, anyone from his possession.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:1 - Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled,
The tyrannical H3238 city!

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