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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 - It came about when he [fn]came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, “See now, I know that you are a [fn]beautiful H3303 woman;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - It came about when Abram came into Egypt, the Egyptians [fn]saw that the woman was very beautiful. H3303
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:17 - And Leah’s eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful H3303 of form and [fn]face.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - So he left everything he owned in Joseph’s [fn]charge; and with him there he did not [fn]concern himself with anything except the [fn]food which he [fn]ate. Now Joseph was handsome H3303 in form and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:2 - And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek H3303 and [fn]fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 - The ugly and [fn]gaunt cows ate up the seven sleek H3303 and fat cows. Then Pharaoh awoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:18 - and behold, seven cows, [fn]fat and sleek H3303 came up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the marsh grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:11 - and see among the captives a beautiful H3303 woman, and have a desire for her and would take her as a wife for yourself,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:12 - So he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, with beautiful H3303 eyes and a handsome appearance. And the LORD said, “Arise, anoint him; for this is he.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:42 - When the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, with a handsome H3303 appearance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - (now the man’s name was Nabal, and his wife’s name was Abigail. And the woman was [fn]intelligent and beautiful H3303 in appearance, but the man was harsh and evil in his dealings, and he was a Calebite),
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:1 - Now it was after this that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful H3303 sister whose name was Tamar, and Amnon the son of David loved her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:25 - Now in all Israel was no one as handsome H3303 as Absalom, so highly praised; from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no defect in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:27 - To Absalom there were born three sons, and one daughter whose name was Tamar; she was a woman of beautiful H3303 appearance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:3 - So they searched for a beautiful H3303 girl throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:4 - The girl was very beautiful; H3303 and she became the king’s nurse and served him, but the king did not [fn]cohabit with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:7 - He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle’s daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful H3303 of form and [fn]face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:15 - In all the land no women were found so fair H3303 as Job’s daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful H3303 in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,
Is Mount Zion in the far north,
The city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout
So is a beautiful H3303 woman who lacks [fn]discretion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:11 - He has made everything [fn]appropriate H3303 in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, [fn]yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:18 - Here is what I have seen to be good and [fn]fitting: H3303 to eat, to drink and [fn]enjoy oneself in all one’s labor in which he toils under the sun during the few [fn]years of his life which God has given him; for this is his [fn]reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - [fn]If you yourself do not know,
Most beautiful H3303 among women,
Go forth on the trail of the flock
And pasture your young goats
By the tents of the shepherds.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 - [fn][fn]How beautiful H3303 you are, my darling,
[fn]How beautiful H3303 you are!
Your eyes are like doves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 - [fn][fn]How handsome H3303 you are, my beloved,
And so pleasant!
Indeed, our couch is luxuriant!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:10 - “My beloved responded and said to me,
‘Arise, my darling, my beautiful H3303 one, H3303
And come along.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - ‘The fig tree has ripened its figs,
And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance.
Arise, my darling, my beautiful H3303 one, H3303
And come along!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - [fn][fn]How beautiful H3303 you are, my darling,
[fn]How beautiful H3303 you are!
Your eyes are like doves behind your veil;
Your hair is like a flock of goats
That have descended from Mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:7 - “You are altogether beautiful, H3303 my darling,
And there is no blemish in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:9 - [fn][fn]What kind of beloved is your beloved,
O most beautiful H3303 among women?
[fn]What kind of beloved is your beloved,
That thus you adjure us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:1 - [fn]Where has your beloved gone,
O most beautiful H3303 among women?
Where has your beloved turned,
That we may seek him with you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:4 - [fn]You are as beautiful H3303 as Tirzah, my darling,
As lovely as Jerusalem,
As awesome as [fn]an army with banners.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 - ‘Who is this that [fn]grows like the dawn,
As beautiful H3303 as the full moon,
As pure as the sun,
As awesome as [fn]an army with banners?’
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:1 - [fn]How beautiful are your [fn]feet in sandals,
O [fn]prince’s daughter!
The curves of your hips are like [fn]jewels,
The work of the hands of an artist.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 - The LORD called your name,
“A green olive tree, beautiful H3303 in fruit and form”;
With the noise of a great tumult
He has kindled fire on it,
And its branches are worthless.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:3 - ‘Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon
With beautiful H3303 branches and forest shade,
And [fn]very high,
And its top was among the [fn]clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 - ‘I made it beautiful H3303 with the multitude of its branches,
And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God, were jealous of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:32 - “Behold, you are to them like a sensual song by one who has a beautiful H3303 voice and plays well on an instrument; for they hear your words but they do not practice them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “In that day the beautiful H3303 virgins
And the young men will faint from thirst.
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