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Lexicon :: Strong's H3284 - yaʿănâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 884b

Strong’s Definitions

יַעֲנָה yaʻănâh, yah-an-aw'; feminine of H3283, and meaning the same:—owl.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3284 in the following manner: owl (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3284 in the following manner: owl (8x).
  1. an unclean bird

    1. owl, ostrich, literally translated as "daughters of the owl"

    2. perhaps an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יַעֲנָה yaʻănâh, yah-an-aw'; feminine of H3283, and meaning the same:—owl.
יַעֲנָה noun feminine greed (?); — only in בַּתהַֿיַּעֲנָה Leviticus 11:16; Deuteronomy 14:15; בְּנוֺתיַֿעֲנָה Micah 1:8 5 times; — ostrich, (see √ יען above); as wailing (simile of mourning) Micah 1:8 (|| תַּנִּים); symbolic of loneliness Job 30:29 (יַעֲ׳ אָח הָיִיתִי לְתַנִּים וְרֵעַ לב׳); of desolation, as dwelling among ruins Isaiah 13:21; Isaiah 34:13 (|| תַּנִּים), Jeremiah 50:39; dwelling in desert Isaiah 43:20 (|| תַּנִּים); unclean fowl Leviticus 11:16; Deuteronomy 14:15.
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11:16; 11:16


14:15; 14:15




13:21; 34:13; 43:20




1:8; 1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3284 matches the Hebrew יַעֲנָה (yaʿănâ),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:16 - and the ostrich H3284 and the owl and the sea gull and the hawk in its kind,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:15 - and the ostrich, H3284 the owl, the sea gull, and the hawk in their kinds,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:29 - “I have become a brother to jackals
And a companion of ostriches. H3284
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:21 - But desert creatures will lie down there,
And their houses will be full of [fn]owls;
Ostriches H3284 also will live there, and [fn]shaggy goats will frolic there.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:13 - Thorns will come up in its fortified towers,
Nettles and thistles in its fortified cities;
It will also be a haunt of jackals
And an abode of ostriches. H3284
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:20 - “The beasts of the field will glorify Me,
The jackals and the ostriches, H3284
Because I have given waters in the wilderness
And rivers in the desert,
To give drink to My chosen people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:39 - “Therefore the desert creatures will live there along with the jackals;
The ostriches H3284 also will live in it,
And it will never again be inhabited
Or dwelt in from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - Because of this I must lament and wail,
I must go barefoot and naked;
I must make a lament like the jackals
And a mourning like the ostriches. H3284

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