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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 Sarai his wife, “I know that you are a woman beautiful in appearance,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - When Abram entered Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:17 - Leah’s eyes were weak,[fn] but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - So he left all that he had in Joseph’s charge, and because of him he had no concern about anything but the food he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:2 - and behold, there came up out of the Nile seven cows, attractive and plump, and they fed in the reed grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 - And the ugly, thin cows ate up the seven attractive, plump cows. And Pharaoh awoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:18 - Seven cows, plump and attractive, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:11 - and you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you desire to take her to be your wife,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:12 - And he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy and had beautiful eyes and was handsome. And the LORD said, “Arise, anoint him, for this is he.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:42 - And when the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him, for he was but a youth, ruddy and handsome in appearance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - Now the name of the man was Nabal, and the name of his wife Abigail. The woman was discerning and beautiful, but the man was harsh and badly behaved; he was a Calebite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:1 - Now Absalom, David’s son, had a beautiful sister, whose name was Tamar. And after a time Amnon, David’s son, loved her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:25 - Now in all Israel there was no one so much to be praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:27 - There were born to Absalom three sons, and one daughter whose name was Tamar. She was a beautiful woman.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:3 - So they sought for a beautiful young woman throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:4 - The young woman was very beautiful, and she was of service to the king and attended to him, but the king knew her not.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:7 - He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, the daughter of his uncle, for she had neither father nor mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was lovely to look at, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:15 - And in all the land there were no women so beautiful as Job’s daughters. And their father gave them an inheritance among their brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - beautiful in elevation,
is the joy of all the earth,
Mount Zion, in the far north,
the city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout
is a beautiful woman without discretion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:11 - He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:18 - Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment[fn] in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - He
If you do not know,
O most beautiful among women,
follow in the tracks of the flock,
and pasture your young goats
beside the shepherds’ tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 - He
Behold, you are beautiful, my love;
behold, you are beautiful;
your eyes are doves.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 - She
Behold, you are beautiful, my beloved, truly delightful.
Our couch is green;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:10 - My beloved speaks and says to me:
“Arise, my love, my beautiful one,
and come away,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - The fig tree ripens its figs,
and the vines are in blossom;
they give forth fragrance.
Arise, my love, my beautiful one,
and come away.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - He
Behold, you are beautiful, my love,
behold, you are beautiful!
Your eyes are doves
behind your veil.
Your hair is like a flock of goats
leaping down the slopes of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:7 - You are altogether beautiful, my love;
there is no flaw in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:9 - Others
What is your beloved more than another beloved,
O most beautiful among women?
What is your beloved more than another beloved,
that you thus adjure us?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:1 - Others
Where has your beloved gone,
O most beautiful among women?
Where has your beloved turned,
that we may seek him with you?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:4 - He
You are beautiful as Tirzah, my love,
lovely as Jerusalem,
awesome as an army with banners.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 - “Who is this who looks down like the dawn,
beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun,
awesome as an army with banners?”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:1 - How beautiful are your feet in sandals,
O noble daughter!
Your rounded thighs are like jewels,
the work of a master hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 - The LORD once called you ‘a green olive tree, beautiful with good fruit.’ But with the roar of a great tempest he will set fire to it, and its branches will be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:3 - Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon,
with beautiful branches and forest shade,
and of towering height,
its top among the clouds.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 - I made it beautiful
in the mass of its branches,
and all the trees of Eden envied it,
that were in the garden of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:32 - And behold, you are to them like one who sings lustful songs with a beautiful voice and plays[fn] well on an instrument, for they hear what you say, but they will not do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “In that day the lovely virgins and the young men
shall faint for thirst.
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