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Lexicon :: Strong's H3369 - yāqōš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 906

Strong’s Definitions

יָקֹשׁ yâqôsh, yaw-koshe'; a primitive root; to ensnare (literally or figuratively):—fowler (lay a) snare.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3369 in the following manner: snare (5x), lay a snare (1x), laid (1x), fowlers (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3369 in the following manner: snare (5x), lay a snare (1x), laid (1x), fowlers (1x).
  1. to lure, entice, snare, lay a snare or lure, set a trap

    1. (Qal)

      1. to lay snares (fig. of devices of wicked)

      2. fowlers (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be ensnared, be caught by a bait

    3. (Pual) to be entrapped

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָקֹשׁ yâqôsh, yaw-koshe'; a primitive root; to ensnare (literally or figuratively):—fowler (lay a) snare.
† [יָקשׁ] verb lay a bait or lure (see מוֺקֵשׁ), then generally lay snares (see also נקשׁ, קוֺשׁ) —
Qal Perfect יָק֫שְׁתִּי Jeremiah 50:24; יָֽקְשׁוּ Psalm 141:9; Participle plural יוֺקְשִׁים Psalm 124:7; — lay snares, figurative of devices of wicked Psalm 141:9 (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb); of י׳'s plan to destroy Babylon Jeremiah 50:24 יקשׁתי לך וגם נלכדר; Participle as substantive bait-layers, fowlers Psalm 124:7 (compare Psalm 141:9) simile.
Niph. Perfect נוֺקַ֫שְׁתָּ Proverbs 6:2; וְנוֺקְשׁוּ consecutive Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 28:13; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תִּוָּקֵשׁ Deuteronomy 7:25; be caught by a bait, ensnared, in business entanglements Proverbs 6:2; in disastrous consequences of idolatry Deuteronomy 7:25 (|| נלכד); of those ensnared by י׳'s plans (followed by ונלכדו) Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 28:13.
Pu. Participle יוּקָשִׁים (for מְיוּקָשִׁים, unless this should be read: Ges§ 52. R. 6; Sta§ 220): entrapped, in circumstances of life Ecclesiastes 9:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:25; 7:25


124:7; 124:7; 141:9; 141:9; 141:9


6:2; 6:2




8:15; 8:15; 28:13; 28:13


50:24; 50:24


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3369 matches the Hebrew יָקֹשׁ (yāqōš),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - “The carved images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be trapped H3369 by it; for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our souls have escaped like a bird from the trapper’s H3369 snare;
The snare is broken and we have escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:9 - Keep me from the [fn]jaws of the trap which they have set H3369 for me,
And from the snares of those who do wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:2 - If you have been ensnared H3369 by the words of your mouth,
Or caught by the words of your mouth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:12 - For indeed, a person does not know his time: like fish that are caught in a treacherous net and birds caught in a snare, so the sons of mankind are ensnared H3369 at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:15 - “Many will stumble over them,
Then they will fall and be broken;
They will be snared H3369 and caught.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:13 - So the word of the LORD to them will be,
[fn]Order on order, order on order,
Line on line, line on line,
A little here, a little there,”
That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared H3369, and taken captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:24 - “I set H3369 a H3369 trap H3369 for you and you were also caught, Babylon,
While you yourself were not aware;
You have been found and also seized
Because you have engaged in conflict with the LORD.”

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