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Lexicon :: Strong's H3303 - yāp̄ê

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TWOT Reference: 890a

Strong’s Definitions

יָפֶה yâpheh, yaw-feh'; from H3302; beautiful (literally or figuratively):— beautiful, beauty, comely, fair(-est, one), goodly, pleasant, well.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H3303 in the following manner: fair (21x), beautiful (5x), well (5x), fairest (3x), fair one (2x), beauty (1x), beautiful (with H8389) (2x), beauty (1x), comely (1x), pleasant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H3303 in the following manner: fair (21x), beautiful (5x), well (5x), fairest (3x), fair one (2x), beauty (1x), beautiful (with H8389) (2x), beauty (1x), comely (1x), pleasant (1x).
  1. fair, beautiful, handsome

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָפֶה yâpheh, yaw-feh'; from H3302; beautiful (literally or figuratively):— beautiful, beauty, comely, fair(-est, one), goodly, pleasant, well.
STRONGS H3303: Abbreviations
יָפֶה adjective fair, beautiful; — masculine absolute יָפֶה 2 Samuel 14:25 4 times; construct יְפֵה Genesis 39:6 (twice in verse) + 6 times; feminine יָפָה Genesis 12:14 14 times; construct יְפַת; Genesis 2:11+ 6 times; suffix יָפָתִי Songs 2:10,13; plural יָפוֺת Job 42:15; Amos 8:13; construct יְפוֺת Genesis 41:2; יְפֹת Genesis 41:4; Genesis 41:18; — fair, beautiful, as attribute of woman 2 Samuel 13:1; 1 Kings 1:3; Amos 8:13; Proverbs 11:22; compare Job 42:15; Songs 6:10 (כלבנה י׳); predicate Genesis 12:14; 1 Kings 1:4; Songs 1:15 (twice in verse); Songs 4:1 (twice in verse); Cant 4:17; 6:4; = substantive fair one Songs 1:8; Songs 2:10,13; Songs 5:9; Songs 6:1; often construct יְפַתֿ מַרְאֶה Genesis 12:11; Genesis 29:17; 2 Samuel 14:27; יְפַתתֹּֿאַר Genesis 29:17; 1 Samuel 25:3; Deuteronomy 21:11; Esther 2:7: of kine יְפוֺתמַֿרְאֶה Genesis 41:2, compare Genesis 41:4; יְפוֺתתֹּֿאַר Genesis 41:18; less often of boy, young man אִישׁ יָפֶה 2 Samuel 14:25; predicate Songs 1:16; יְפֵה תֹאַר Genesis 39:6; וִיפֵה מַרְאֶה Genesis 39:6 (of Joseph); of Jerusalem יְפֵה נוֺף Psalm 48:3; of a singer יְפֵה קוֺל Ezekiel 33:32; of trees: olive יְפֵה פְרִיתֹֿאַר Jeremiah 11:16; cedar (figurative of Egypt) יְפֵה עָנָף Ezekiel 31:3, compare Ezekiel 31:9; יָפֶה of everything in its time Ecclesiastes 3:11; of various Acts 5:17. — In יְפֵה עֵינַיִם עִם 1 Samuel 16:12, עִם יְפֵה מַרְאֶה 1 Samuel 17:42, either יפה = substantive abstract with beauty of eyes, or עִם is textual error (Gr KrenkelZAW, 1882, 309 Bu עֶלֶם youth), see Dr.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:11; 12:11; 12:14; 12:14; 29:17; 29:17; 39:6; 39:6; 39:6; 41:2; 41:2; 41:4; 41:4; 41:18; 41:18



1 Samuel

16:12; 17:42; 25:3

2 Samuel

13:1; 14:25; 14:25; 14:27

1 Kings

1:3; 1:4




42:15; 42:15







Song of Songs

1:8; 1:15; 1:16; 2:10; 2:10; 2:13; 2:13; 4:1; 5:9; 6:1; 6:4; 6:10




31:3; 31:9; 33:32


8:13; 8:13




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3303 matches the Hebrew יָפֶה (yāp̄ê),
which occurs 43 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:11 -

When he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife, Sarai, “Look, I know what a beautiful woman you are.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 -

When Abram entered Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:17 -

Leah had tender eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 -

He left all that he owned under Joseph’s authority;[fn] he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.

Now Joseph was well-built and handsome.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:2 -

when seven healthy-looking, well-fed cows came up from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 -

The sickly, thin cows ate the healthy, well-fed cows. Then Pharaoh woke up.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:18 -

“when seven well-fed, healthy-looking cows came up from the Nile and grazed among the reeds.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:11 -

“if you see a beautiful woman among the captives, desire her, and want to take her as your wife,

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:12 -

So Jesse sent for him. He had beautiful eyes and a healthy,[fn] handsome appearance.

Then the LORD said, “Anoint him, for he is the one.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:42 -

When the Philistine looked and saw David, he despised him because he was just a youth, healthy[fn] and handsome.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 -

The man’s name was Nabal, and his wife’s name, Abigail. The woman was intelligent and beautiful, but the man, a Calebite, was harsh and evil in his dealings.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:1 -

Some time passed. David’s son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar, and David’s son Amnon was infatuated with her.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:25 -

No man in all Israel was as handsome and highly praised as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the top of his head, he did not have a single flaw.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:27 -

Three sons were born to Absalom, and a daughter named Tamar, who was a beautiful woman.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:3 -

They searched for a beautiful girl throughout the territory of Israel; they found Abishag the Shunammite[fn] and brought her to the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:4 -

The girl was of unsurpassed beauty, and she became the king’s caregiver. She attended to him, but he was not intimate with[fn] her.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:7 -

Mordecai was the legal guardian of his cousin[fn] Hadassah (that is, Esther), because she had no father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was extremely good-looking. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had adopted her as his own daughter.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:15 -

No women as beautiful as Job’s daughters could be found in all the land, and their father granted them an inheritance with their brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 -

rising splendidly,

is the joy of the whole earth.

Mount Zion ​— ​the summit of Zaphon ​— ​

is the city of the great King.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 -

A beautiful woman who rejects good sense

is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:11 -

He has made everything appropriate[fn] in its time. He has also put eternity in their hearts,[fn] but no one can discover the work God has done from beginning to end.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:18 -

Here is what I have seen to be good: It is appropriate to eat, drink, and experience good in all the labor one does under the sun during the few days of his life God has given him, because that is his reward.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 -

If you do not know,

most beautiful of women,

follow[fn] the tracks of the flock,

and pasture your young goats

near the shepherds’ tents.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 -

How beautiful you are, my darling.

How very beautiful!

Your eyes are doves.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 -

How handsome you are, my love.

How delightful!

Our bed is verdant;

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:10 -

My love calls to me:

Arise, my darling.

Come away, my beautiful one.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 -

The fig tree ripens its figs;

the blossoming vines give off their fragrance.

Arise, my darling.

Come away, my beautiful one.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 -

How beautiful you are, my darling.

How very beautiful!

Behind your veil,

your eyes are doves.

Your hair is like a flock of goats

streaming down Mount Gilead.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:7 -

You are absolutely beautiful, my darling;

there is no imperfection in you.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:9 -

What makes the one you love better than another,

most beautiful of women?

What makes him better than another,

that you would give us this charge?

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:1 -

Where has your love gone,

most beautiful of women?

Which way has he[fn] turned?

We will seek him with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:4 -

You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,

lovely as Jerusalem,

awe-inspiring as an army with banners.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 -

Who is this who shines like the dawn,

as beautiful as the moon,

bright as the sun,

awe-inspiring as an army with banners?

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:1 -

How beautiful are your sandaled feet, princess![fn]

The curves of your thighs are like jewelry,

the handiwork of a master.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 -

“The LORD named you

a flourishing olive tree,

beautiful with well-formed fruit.

He has set fire to it,

and its branches are consumed[fn]

with the sound of a mighty tumult.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:3 -

“Think of Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon,

with beautiful branches and shady foliage

and of lofty height.

Its top was among the clouds.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 -

“I made it beautiful with its many limbs,

and all the trees of Eden,

which were in God’s garden, envied it.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:32 -

“Yes, to them you are like a singer of passionate songs who has a beautiful voice and plays skillfully on an instrument. They hear your words, but they don’t obey them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 -

In that day the beautiful young women,

the young men also, will faint from thirst.

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