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Lexicon :: Strong's H3278 - yāʿēl

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as יָעֵל (H3277)
Strong’s Definitions

יָעֵל Yâʻêl, yaw-ale'; the same as H3277; Jael, a Canaanite:—Jael.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H3278 in the following manner: Jael (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H3278 in the following manner: Jael (6x).
  1. Jael = "mountain goat"

    1. the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed the general Sisera as he slept by driving a peg through his temples into the ground

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָעֵל Yâʻêl, yaw-ale'; the same as H3277; Jael, a Canaanite:—Jael.
II. יָעֵל proper name, feminine wife of Heber the Kenite, slayer of Sisera Judges 4:17,18,21,22; Judges 5:24, probably also Judges 5:6 (others find here name of a man, a 'judge').
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4:17; 4:18; 4:21; 4:22; 5:6; 5:24


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Strong's Number H3278 matches the Hebrew יָעֵל (yāʿēl),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:17 - Howbeit Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael H3278 the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - And Jael H3278 went out to meet Sisera, and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:21 - Then Jael H3278 Heber's wife took a nail of the tent, and took an hammer in her hand, and went softly unto him, and smote the nail into his temples, and fastened it into the ground: for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:22 - And, behold, as Barak pursued Sisera, Jael H3278 came out to meet him, and said unto him, Come, and I will shew thee the man whom thou seekest. And when he came into her tent, behold, Sisera lay dead, and the nail was in his temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:6 - In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, H3278 the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:24 - Blessed above women shall Jael H3278 the wife of Heber the Kenite be, blessed shall she be above women in the tent.

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