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Lexicon :: Strong's H3320 - yāṣaḇ

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Strong’s Definitions

יָצַב yâtsab, yaw-tsab'; a primitive root; to place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively, to station, offer, continue:—present selves, remaining, resort, set (selves), (be able to, can, with-) stand (fast, forth, -ing, still, up).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's H3320 in the following manner: stand (24x), present (9x), set (6x), stand still (2x), stand up (2x), withstand (1x), stand fast (1x), stand forth (1x), remaining (1x), resorted (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's H3320 in the following manner: stand (24x), present (9x), set (6x), stand still (2x), stand up (2x), withstand (1x), stand fast (1x), stand forth (1x), remaining (1x), resorted (1x).
  1. to place, set, stand, set or station oneself, present oneself

    1. (Hithpael) to station oneself, take one's stand, stand, present oneself, stand with someone

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָצַב yâtsab, yaw-tsab'; a primitive root; to place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively, to station, offer, continue:—present selves, remaining, resort, set (selves), (be able to, can, with-) stand (fast, forth, -ing, still, up).
STRONGS H3320: Abbreviations
† [יָצַב] verb only Hithp. set or station oneself, take one's stand (Targum יצב Pa. & derivatives; Arabic bdb042602 be constant, firm) —
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural הִתְיַצְּבוּ 2 Chronicles 11:13; וְהִת׳ consecutive Numbers 11:16; Imperfect יִתְיַצֵּב Deuteronomy 7:24 + 6 times; יִתְיַצָּ֑ב Job 41:2; יִתְיַצַּ֑ב Proverbs 22:29; וַיִּתְיַצֵּב 1 Samuel 3:10 + 5 times; 3rd person feminine singular וַתֵּתַצֵּב Exodus 2:4 (but read וַתִּתְיַצֵּב compare Sam Ges§ 71i, 430); 2nd person masculine singular תִּתְיַצֵּב 2 Samuel 18:13; וְאֶתְיַצְּבָה Habakkuk 2:1; יִתְיַצְּבוּ Psalm 2:2 + 2 times; וַיִּתְיַצְּבוּ Exodus 19:17 + 4 times; Imperative הִתְיַצֵּב Exodus 8:16 + 5 times: הִתְיַצְּבוּ 1 Samuel 10:19 + 6 times; infinitive construct (מֵ)הִתְיַצֵּב 2 Samuel 21:5 + 4 times; — station oneself, take one's stand, stand:
a. with phrase of place, Exodus 2:4 (E, with מֵרָחוֺק), 2 Samuel 18:13 (with מִנֶּגֶד), figurative = stand aloof (VB Dr); 2 Samuel 18:30 (with כֹּה, || עָמַד): with ב loc, Exodus 19:17; Numbers 22:22 (both E), Judges 20:2; Deuteronomy 31:14 (twice in verse), also (in sense of having a place or position) נִשְׁמַדְנוּ מֵהִתְיַצֵּב בְּכָלגְּֿבֻל יִשְׂרָאֵל 2 Samuel 21:5; with בְּתוֺךְ person 1 Samuel 10:23, location 2 Samuel 23:12 2 Chronicles 11:14; with עַל location, at, by Numbers 23:3, 15 (JE), upon Habakkuk 2:1 (|| עמד), Psalm 36:5 (figurative); with עַל person see below; with שָׁם and עִם person Exodus 34:5 (subject י׳), Numbers 11:16 (both J E).
b. absolute 1 Samuel 3:10 (י׳ subject); especially of standing quiet and passive, to see the mighty deliverance of י׳ Exodus 14:13 (J), 1 Samuel 12:7, 16; 2 Chronicles 20:17 (|| עמד); of taking a stand to fight 1 Samuel 17:16; Psalm 2:2; in military array Jeremiah 46:4 (with ב accompare), Jeremiah 46:14 (|| הָכֵן לָךְ); to answer a charge Job 33:5; וְיִתְיַצְּבוּ כְמוֺ לְבוּשׁ Job 38:14 and they (terrestrial things) stand forth (in the light) like a garment.
c. with לִפְנֵי person = present oneself before Exodus 8:16; Exodus 9:13 (both J), Proverbs 22:29 (twice in verse); לִפְנֵי י׳ Joshua 24:1 (E), 1 Samuel 10:19 (see also d); so as servants or courtiers (see לְ 6c), with implication of readiness for service עַלאֲֿדֹנָי Zechariah 6:5; לְ י׳ Job 1:6; Job 2:1 (twice in verse).
d. with לְַ person take one's stand on the side of 2 Chronicles 11:13; with ל, מִייִֿתְצֵּב לִי עִם Psalm 94:16 who will take a stand forme against the workers of iniquity (|| מִי יָקוּם לִי עִם); of holding one's ground, maintaining one's position before י׳ )לְנֶגֶד עֵינֶיךָ ׅ Psalm 5:6; so with לִפְנֵי Joshua 1:5 (D), Deuteronomy 9:2; Job 41:2; with בְּפָנֶיךָ Deuteronomy 7:24; Deuteronomy 11:25; absolute וְאֵין עִמְּךָ לְהִתִיַצֵּב 2 Chronicles 20:6.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:4; 2:4; 8:16; 8:16; 9:13; 14:13; 19:17; 19:17; 34:5


11:16; 11:16; 22:22; 23:3; 23:15


7:24; 7:24; 9:2; 11:25; 31:14


1:5; 24:1



1 Samuel

3:10; 3:10; 10:19; 10:19; 10:23; 12:7; 12:16; 17:16

2 Samuel

18:13; 18:13; 18:30; 21:5; 21:5; 23:12

2 Chronicles

11:13; 11:13; 11:14; 20:6; 20:17


1:6; 2:1; 33:5; 38:14; 41:2; 41:2


2:2; 2:2; 5:6; 36:5; 94:16


22:29; 22:29


46:4; 46:14


2:1; 2:1



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3320 matches the Hebrew יָצַב (yāṣaḇ),
which occurs 48 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:4 - And his sister stood H3320 at a distance to [fn]find out what would [fn]happen to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:20 -

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Rise early in the morning and present H3320 yourself before Pharaoh, [fn]as he comes out to the water; and say to him, ‘This is what the LORD says: “Let My people go, so that they may serve Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:13 -

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and stand H3320 before Pharaoh and say to him, ‘This is what the LORD, the God of the Hebrews says: “Let My people go, so that they may serve Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:13 - But Moses said to the people, “Do not fear! [fn]Stand H3320 by and see the salvation of the LORD, which He will perform for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see them again, ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:17 - And Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood H3320 at the [fn]foot of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:5 - And the LORD descended in the cloud and stood H3320 there with him as he [fn]called upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:16 -

The LORD therefore said to Moses, “Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers, and bring them to the tent of meeting, and have them take H3320 their stand H3320 there with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:22 - But God was angry that he was going, and the angel of the LORD took H3320 his stand H3320 in the road as an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:3 - Then Balaam said to Balak, “Stand H3320 beside your burnt offering, and I will go; perhaps the LORD will come to meet me, and whatever He shows me I will tell you.” So he went to a bare hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:15 - Then he said to Balak, “Stand H3320 here beside your burnt offering while I myself meet the LORD over there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:24 - “And He will hand over their kings to you, so that you will eliminate their name from under heaven; no one will be able to stand H3320 against you until you have destroyed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:2 - a people who are great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, whom you know and of whom you have heard it said, ‘Who can stand H3320 against the sons of Anak?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:25 - “No one will be able to stand H3320 against you; the LORD your God will [fn]instill the dread of you and the fear of you in all the land on which you set foot, just as He has spoken to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:14 -

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Behold, [fn]the time for you to die is near; call Joshua and present H3320 yourselves at the tent of meeting, and I will commission him.” So Moses and Joshua went and presented H3320 themselves at the tent of meeting.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:5 - “No one will be able to oppose H3320 you all the days of your life. Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not desert you nor abandon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:1 -

Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel at Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, their heads, their judges, and their officers; and they presented H3320 themselves before God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:2 - And the [fn]leaders of all the people, all the tribes of Israel, took H3320 their stand H3320 in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand foot [fn]soldiers who drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:10 -

Then the LORD came and stood H3320, and called as at the other times: “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for Your servant is listening.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:19 - “But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your catastrophes and your distresses; yet you have [fn]said, ‘No, but put a king over us!’ Now then, present H3320 yourselves before the LORD by your tribes and by your [fn]groups of thousands.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:23 - So they ran and took him from there, and when he stood H3320 among the people, he was taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:7 - “Now then, take H3320 your stand H3320, so that I may enter into judgment with you before the LORD concerning all the righteous acts of the LORD that He did for you and your fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:16 - “Even now, take H3320 your stand H3320 and see this great thing which the LORD is going to do before your eyes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:16 - And the Philistine came forward morning and evening, and took H3320 his stand H3320 for forty days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:13 - “Otherwise, if I had dealt treacherously against [fn]his life (and there is nothing hidden from the king), then you yourself would have [fn]avoided H3320 me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:30 - Then the king said, “Turn aside and stand H3320 here.” So he turned aside and stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:5 - So they said to the king, “The man who destroyed us and who planned [fn]to eliminate us so that we would not exist H3320 within any border of Israel
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:12 - But he took H3320 his stand H3320 in the midst of the plot, defended it, and struck the Philistines; and the LORD brought about a great victory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:14 - But they took H3320 their stand H3320 in the midst of the plot and defended it, and defeated the Philistines; and the LORD saved them with a great [fn]victory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:13 -

Moreover, the priests and the Levites who were in all Israel also stood H3320 with him from all their districts.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:6 - and he said, “LORD, God of our fathers, are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one can stand H3320 against You.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:17 - ‘You need not fight in this battle; take H3320 your position H3320, stand and watch the salvation of the LORD in your behalf, Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow, go out to face them, for the LORD is with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:6 -

Now there was a day when the [fn]sons of God came to present H3320 themselves before the LORD, and [fn]Satan also came among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:1 -

Again, there was a day when the sons of God came to present H3320 themselves before the LORD, and [fn]Satan also came among them to present H3320 himself before the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:5 -

“Refute me if you can;

Line up against me, take H3320 your stand H3320.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:14 -

“It is changed like clay under the seal;

And they stand H3320 out H3320 like a garment.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:10 -

“No one is so reckless that he dares to stir him;

Who then is he who opposes H3320 Me?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:2 -

The kings of the earth take H3320 their stand H3320

And the rulers conspire together

Against the LORD and against His [fn]Anointed, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:5 -

The boastful will not stand H3320 before Your eyes;

You hate all who do injustice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:4 -

He plans wickedness on his bed;

He sets H3320 himself on a path that is not good;

He does not reject evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:16 -

Who will stand up for me against evildoers?

Who will take H3320 his stand H3320 for me against those who do injustice?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:29 -

Do you see a person skilled in his work?

He will stand H3320 before kings;

He will not stand H3320 before obscure people.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:4 -

“Harness the horses,

And [fn]mount the steeds,

Take H3320 your stand H3320 with helmets on!

Polish the spears,

Put on the coats of armor!

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:14 -

“Declare in Egypt and proclaim in Migdol,

Proclaim also in Memphis and Tahpanhes;

Say, ‘Take H3320 your stand H3320 and get yourself ready,

For the sword has devoured those around you.’

Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:1 -

I will stand at my guard post

And station H3320 myself on the watchtower;

And I will keep watch to see what He will say to me,

And how I may reply [fn]when I am reprimanded.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:5 - The angel replied to me, “These are the four spirits of heaven, going out after taking H3320 their stand H3320 before the Lord of all the earth,
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