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Lexicon :: Strong's H3378 - yᵊrubaʿal

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

יְרֻבַּעַל Yᵉrubbaʻal, yer-oob-bah'-al; from H7378 and H1168; Baal will contend; Jerubbaal, a symbolic name of Gideon:—Jerubbaal.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H3378 in the following manner: Jerubbaal (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H3378 in the following manner: Jerubbaal (14x).
  1. Jerubbaal = "let Baal contend"

    1. name given to Gideon by his father when he destroyed the altar of Baal

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יְרֻבַּעַל Yᵉrubbaʻal, yer-oob-bah'-al; from H7378 and H1168; Baal will contend; Jerubbaal, a symbolic name of Gideon:—Jerubbaal.
יְרֻבַּ֫עַל 14 proper name, masculine name given to Gideon (according to Judges 6:32, where explanation as let Baal contend (compare Dr284, 4ii. 1, 467); Imperfect ירוב not elsewhere [yet תרוב Proverbs 3:30 Kt, and Infinitive construct רוב Judges 21:28 Kt], hence WeSm 31 explanation as = יְרוּבַעַל, √ ירח, compare יְרוּאֵל, יְרִיאֵל, so GFMJu BuJu NowJu); — Judges 6:32; Judges 7:1; Judges 8:29, 35; Judges 9:1 + 8 times 9 (בָּ֑עַל- Judges 9:24, 57), † 1 Samuel 12:11; = יְרֻכֶּ֫שֶׁת [H3380 2 Samuel 11:21] (see H1322 בּשֶׁת 2, below בושׁ); Ιεροβααλ (usually; so LXX of Lucian (Lag.) 1 Samuel 12:11; [H3380 2 Samuel 11:21], where Greek Version of the LXXB Ιεροβοαμ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:32; 6:32; 7:1; 8:29; 8:35; 9:1; 9:24; 9:57

1 Samuel

12:11; 12:11




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3378 matches the Hebrew יְרֻבַּעַל (yᵊrubaʿal),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:32 - Therefore on that day he named [fn]Gideon Jerubbaal H3378, that is to say, “Let Baal contend against him,” because he had torn down his altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - Then Jerubbaal H3378 (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him got up early, and camped beside [fn]the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was on the north side of [fn]them by the hill of Moreh in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:29 - Then Jerubbaal H3378 the son of Joash went and lived in his own house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:35 - nor did they show kindness to the household of Jerubbaal H3378 (that is, Gideon) in accordance with all the good that he had done for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:1 - Now Abimelech the son of [fn]Jerubbaal H3378 went to Shechem, to his mother’s relatives, and spoke to them and to the entire family of the household of his mother’s father, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - “Speak, now, in the hearing of all the [fn]leaders of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you: for seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal H3378, to rule over you, or for one man to rule over you?’ Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:5 - Then he went to his father’s house in Ophrah and killed his brothers the sons of Jerubbaal H3378, seventy men, [fn]on one stone. But Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal H3378 was left, because he hid himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:16 - “Now then, if you have acted with [fn]honesty and integrity in making Abimelech king, and if you have dealt well with Jerubbaal H3378 and his house, and [fn]have dealt with him [fn]as he deserved
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:19 - so if you have acted with [fn]honesty and integrity toward Jerubbaal H3378 and his house this day, be joyful about Abimelech, and may he also be joyful about you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:24 - so that the violence [fn]done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal H3378 would come, and the responsibility for their blood would be placed on their brother Abimelech, who killed them, and on the [fn]leaders of Shechem, who [fn]encouraged him to kill his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:28 - Then Gaal the son of Ebed said, “Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerubbaal H3378, and is Zebul not his governor? Serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem; but why should we serve him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:57 - God also returned all the wickedness of the men of Shechem on their heads, and the curse of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal H3378 came [fn]upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 - “Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal H3378, [fn]Bedan, Jephthah, and Samuel, and saved you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.

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