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Lexicon :: Strong's H3365 - yāqar

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יָקַר
Transliteration
yāqar
Pronunciation
yaw-kar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 905

Strong’s Definitions

יָקַר yâqar, yaw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, apparently, to be heavy, i.e. (figuratively) valuable; causatively, to make rare (figuratively, to inhibit):—be (make) precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H3365 in the following manner: precious (8x), prised (1x), set by (1x), withdraw (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H3365 in the following manner: precious (8x), prised (1x), set by (1x), withdraw (1x).
  1. to esteem, be prized, be valuable, be precious, be costly, be appraised

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be precious, be highly valued, be esteemed, be costly

      2. to be appraised

    2. (Hiphil) to make something precious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָקַר yâqar, yaw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, apparently, to be heavy, i.e. (figuratively) valuable; causatively, to make rare (figuratively, to inhibit):—be (make) precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw.
STRONGS H3365:
† [יָקַר] verb be precious, prized, appraised (Late Hebrew id., Pi., Hiph.; Aramaic יְקַר, bdb042909, be heavy, precious; Pa. honour; יַקִּיר, bdb042910 weighty, precious, honoured; compare Assyrian aḳâru, be precious, costly, and derivatives, DlHWB 240; Arabic bdb042911 be heavy, II. honour; bdb042912 dignity; Sabean noun יקר honour DHMZMG 1883, 402) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular יָֽקְרָה 1 Samuel 16:21; 2nd person masculine singular יָקַרְתָּ Isaiah 43:4; 1st person singular יָקַרְתִּי Zechariah 11:13; 3rd person plural יָֽֽֽקְרוּ Psalm 139:17; Imperfect וַיִּיקַר 1 Samuel 18:30; וְיֵקַר Psalm 49:9; וְיֵיקַר Psalm 72:14; jussive תִּיקַר(נָֿאׅ 2 Kings 1:13, 14; —
1. be precious:
a. = highly valued, esteemed, David's name, וַיִּיקַר שְׁמוֺ מְאֹד 1 Samuel 18:30; of Israel, יָקַרְתָּ בְעֵינַי Isaiah 43:4 (+ נִכְבַּדְתָּ, אֲהַבְתִּיךָ); of God's thoughts מַה־יָּֽקִרוּ וְלִי רֵעֶיךָ Psalm 139:17 (Ew Hi Hup render hard, difficult: compare יַקִּירָה Daniel 2:11).
b. especially of life (נֶפֶשׁ), in phrase בְּעֵינֶיךָ נַפְשִׁי יָֽקְרָה 1 Samuel 26:21, i.e. thou hast spared it; so (jussive) 2 Kings 1:13, 14; similarly יֵיקַר דָּמָם בְּעֵינָיו Psalm 72:14 (|| מִתּוֺךְ וּמֵחָמָס יִגְאַל נַפְשָׁס).
c. be costly, נַפְשָׁם פִּדְיוֹן וְיֵקַר Psalm 49:9.
2. be appraised, valued, אֶדֶר הַיְקָר אֲשֶׁר יָקַרְתִּי מֵעֲלֵיהֶם Zechariah 11:13 the magnificence of the price at which I was appraised (and dismissed) from them!
Hiph. Imperfect 1st person singular מִפָּ֑ז אֱנוֹשׁ אוֹקִיר Isaiah 13:12 I will make men more rare (literally precious) than fine gold. Imperative הֹקַר Proverbs 25:17 make rare (i.e. withhold) thy foot from the house of thy friend.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

16:21; 18:30; 18:30; 26:21

2 Kings

1:13; 1:13; 1:14; 1:14

Psalms

49:9; 49:9; 72:14; 72:14; 139:17; 139:17

Proverbs

25:17

Isaiah

13:12; 43:4; 43:4

Daniel

2:11

Zechariah

11:13; 11:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3365 matches the Hebrew יָקַר (yāqar),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:30 - Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, after they went forth, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that his name was much set by. H3365
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:21 - Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was precious H3365 in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:13 - And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious H3365 in thy sight.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:14 - Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious H3365 in thy sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:8 - (For the redemption of their soul is precious, H3365 and it ceaseth for ever:)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:14 - He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious H3365 shall their blood be in his sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:17 - How precious H3365 also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:17 - Withdraw H3365 thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:12 - I will make a man more precious H3365 than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of Ophir.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:4 - Since thou wast precious H3365 in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:13 - And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prised at H3365 of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.

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