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Lexicon :: Strong's H3341 - yāṣaṯ

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

יָצַת yâtsath, yaw-tsath'; a primitive root; to burn or set on fire; figuratively, to desolate:—burn (up), be desolate, set (on) fire (fire), kindle.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H3341 in the following manner: kindle (12x), burned (7x), set (7x), burn up (2x), desolate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H3341 in the following manner: kindle (12x), burned (7x), set (7x), burn up (2x), desolate (1x).
  1. to kindle, burn, set on fire

    1. (Qal) to kindle

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be kindled

      2. to be left desolate

    3. (Hiphil) to set on fire, kindle

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָצַת yâtsath, yaw-tsath'; a primitive root; to burn or set on fire; figuratively, to desolate:—burn (up), be desolate, set (on) fire (fire), kindle.
STRONGS H3341: Abbreviations
† [יָצַת] verb kindle, burn (intransitive) (Late Hebrew id. rare)) —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּצַּת Isaiah 9:17 [Isaiah 9:18]; יִצַּ֑תּוּ Isaiah 33:12; Jeremiah 51:58 (Köi. 431); 3rd person feminine plural תִּצַּתְנָה Jeremiah 49:2; — kindle, intransitive, figurative of wickedness, Isaiah 9:17 [Isaiah 9:18]; followed by בָּאֵשׁ be kindled with fire (= set on fire), of thorns (in simile) Isaiah 33:12, Jeremiah 49:2 (of dependent towns and villages of Rabbah, under figure of daughters), Jeremiah 51:58 (of gates of Babylon).
Niph. Perfect נִצְּתָה 2 Kings 22:13; Jeremiah 9:11 [Jeremiah 9:12] + Jeremiah 2:15 Kt (Qr נִצְּתוּ); וְנִצְּתָה consecutive 2 Kings 22:17; Jeremiah 46:19; נִצְּתוּ Nehemiah 1:3 2 times + Jeremiah 2:15 Qr (compare above); — be kindled, figurative of wrath of י׳, 2 Kings 22:13, 2 Kings 22:17; be burned, of gates of Jerusalem, followed by בָּאֵשׁ, Nehemiah 1:3; Nehemiah 2:17; = desolated Jeremiah 2:15 (of cities of Israel), compare Jeremiah 46:19; Jeremiah 9:9 [Jeremiah 9:10] (of mountains and pastures); of land Jeremiah 9:11 [Jeremiah 9:12] (|| אָֽבְדָה).
Hiph. Perfect הִצִּית Jeremiah 11:16; 1st person singular וְהִצַּתִּי consecutive Jeremiah 17:27 5 times; והוציתיה 2 Samuel 14:30 Kt; (< Qr וְהַצִּיתוּהָ Imperative, Ges§ 71i. 431); הִצִּיתוּ 2 Samuel 14:31; Jeremiah 51:30; וְהִצִּיתוּ consecutive Jeremiah 32:29; Imperfect וַיַּצֶּתֿ Lamentations 4:11; אֲצִיתֶנָּה H6702Isaiah 27:4 (read אַצִּיתֶנָּהl. c. Gesl. c.); וַיַָּצִּיתוּ Joshua 8:19 2 times; תַּצִּיתוּ Joshua 8:8; Imperative 2 Samuel 14:30 Qr, compare above; Participle מַצִּית Ezekiel 21:3 [Ezekiel 20:47]; — kindle, set on fire, followed by accusative, עִיר + בָּאֵשׁ Joshua 8:8, Joshua 8:19 (JE), Jeremiah 32:29 (+ שׂרף); field of corn, + בָּאֵשׂ 2 Samuel 14:30 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 14:31; dwellings (no באשׁ) Jeremiah 51:30, compare also Judges 9:49; also followed by accusative אֵשׁ + preposition לְ, Jeremiah 11:16 (of Jerusalem under figure of olive-tree); elsewhere + בְּ, Amos 1:14, והצתי אשׁ ב׳ (hence Jeremiah 17:27; Jeremiah 21:14; Jeremiah 43:12; Jeremiah 49:27; Jeremiah 50:32) Lamentations 4:11; Ezekiel 21:3 [Ezekiel 20:47].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:8; 8:8; 8:19; 8:19



2 Samuel

14:30; 14:30; 14:30; 14:31; 14:31

2 Kings

22:13; 22:13; 22:17; 22:17


1:3; 1:3; 2:17


9:18; 9:18; 27:4; 33:12; 33:12


2:15; 2:15; 2:15; 9:10; 9:12; 9:12; 11:16; 11:16; 17:27; 17:27; 21:14; 32:29; 32:29; 43:12; 46:19; 46:19; 49:2; 49:2; 49:27; 50:32; 51:30; 51:30; 51:58; 51:58


4:11; 4:11


20:47; 20:47



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3341 matches the Hebrew יָצַת (yāṣaṯ),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:8 - And it shall be, when ye have taken the city, that ye shall set H3341 the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:19 - And the ambush arose quickly out of their place, and they ran as soon as he had stretched out his hand: and they entered into the city, and took it, and hasted and set H3341 the city on fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:49 - And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set H3341 the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:30 - Therefore he said unto his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he hath barley there; go and set H3341 it on fire. And Absalom's servants set H3341 the field on fire.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:31 - Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants set H3341 my field on fire?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:13 - Go ye, enquire of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is kindled H3341 against us, because our fathers have not hearkened unto the words of this book, to do according unto all that which is written concerning us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:17 - Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled H3341 against this place, and shall not be quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:3 - And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned H3341 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:17 - Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned H3341 with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle H3341 in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:12 - And the people shall be as the burnings of lime: as thorns cut up shall they be burned H3341 in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:15 - The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned H3341 without inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 - For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, H3341 so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:12 - Who is the wise man, that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD hath spoken, that he may declare it, for what the land perisheth and is burned up H3341 like a wilderness, that none passeth through?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 - The LORD called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled H3341 fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:27 - But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle H3341 a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:14 - But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle H3341 a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:29 - And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set H3341 fire on this city, and burn it with the houses, upon whose roofs they have offered incense unto Baal, and poured out drink offerings unto other gods, to provoke me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:12 - And I will kindle H3341 a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt; and he shall burn them, and carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment; and he shall go forth from thence in peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:19 - O thou daughter dwelling in Egypt, furnish thyself to go into captivity: for Noph shall be waste and desolate H3341 without an inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:2 - Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned H3341 with fire: then shall Israel be heir unto them that were his heirs, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:27 - And I will kindle H3341 a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces of Benhadad.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:32 - And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle H3341 a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:30 - The mighty men of Babylon have forborn to fight, they have remained in their holds: their might hath failed; they became as women: they have burned H3341 her dwellingplaces; her bars are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned H3341 with fire; and the people shall labour in vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:11 - The LORD hath accomplished his fury; he hath poured out his fierce anger, and hath kindled H3341 a fire in Zion, and it hath devoured the foundations thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle H3341 a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - But I will kindle H3341 a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind:
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