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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 commanders of the Philistines went to battle, and it happened as often as they went out, that David was more [fn]successful than all the servants of Saul. So his name was held H3365 in high esteem H3365.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:21 - Then Saul said, “I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again since my life was H3365 precious H3365 in your sight this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have made a very great mistake.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:13 - So the king again sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty men. When the third captain of fifty went up, he came and bowed down on his knees before Elijah, and begged him and said to him, “You man of God, please let my life and the lives of these fifty servants of yours be H3365 precious H3365 in your sight.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:14 - “Behold, fire came down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my [fn]life be H3365 precious H3365 in your sight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:8 - For the redemption of [fn]his soul is H3365 priceless H3365,
And he should cease imagining forever
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:14 - He will [fn]rescue their [fn]life from oppression and violence,
And their blood will be H3365 precious H3365 in his sight;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:17 - How precious H3365 also are H3365 Your thoughts for me, God!
How vast is the sum of them!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:17 - Let your foot rarely H3365 be H3365 in your neighbor’s house,
Or he will become [fn]weary of you and hate you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:12 - I will make H3365 mortal man scarcer H3365 than pure gold
And mankind than the gold of Ophir.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:4 - “Since you are H3365 precious H3365 in My sight,
Since you are honored and I love you,
I will give other people in your place and other nations in exchange for your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:13 - Then the LORD said to me, “Throw it to the potter, that magnificent price at which I was valued H3365 by them.” So I took the thirty shekels of silver and threw them to the potter in the house of the LORD.

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