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Lexicon :: Strong's H3391 - yeraḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a unused root of uncertain signification
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TWOT Reference: 913b

Strong’s Definitions

יֶרַח yerach, yeh'-rakh; from an unused root of uncertain significance; a lunation, i.e. month:—month, moon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H3391 in the following manner: month (11x), moon (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H3391 in the following manner: month (11x), moon (2x).
  1. month (lunar cycle), moon

    1. month

    2. calendar month

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יֶרַח yerach, yeh'-rakh; from an unused root of uncertain significance; a lunation, i.e. month:—month, moon.
STRONGS H3391: Abbreviations
† I. יֶ֫רַח noun masculineZechariah 11:8 month (Aramaic יַרְחָא, bdb043702 new moon, month; Palmyrene ירח VogNo. 1; Assyrian arḫu COTGlossary Muss-ArnoltJBL xi. 1892, 73, 163; compare Phoenician Ethiopic below יָרֵחַ; Sabean ורחֿ month, DHMZMG 1876, 603; 1883, 369 HalJAS vii, 1, 516) — absolute יֶ֫רַח 1 Kings 6:37 3 times; construct id. Deuteronomy 21:13; 2 Kings 15:13; plural יְרָחִים Exodus 2:2 3 times; construct יַרְחֵי Job 7:3; Job 29:2; —
1. month, as measure of time, during, or in which Exodus 2:2 (E), Zechariah 11:8; Job 39:2; יַרְחֵי שָׁ֑וְא Job 7:3; יַרְחֵי קֶדֶם Job 29:2; pleonastic יֶרַח יָמִים a month (of) days = a month of time Deuteronomy 21:13; 2 Kings 15:13.
2. calendar month, with name יֶרַח זִו 1 Kings 6:37 (2nd mo., compare H2320 1 Kings 6:1); יֶרַח בּוּל 1 Kings 6:38 (8th mo.); הָאֵתָנִים יֶרַח 1 Kings 8:2 (7th mo.); compare יְרָחִים בְּמִסְפַּר אַל־יָבֹא Job 3:6; גֶּרֶשׁ יְרָתִים Deuteronomy 33:4 [Deuteronomy 33:14] produce of months, i.e. of various seasons of year. — compare synonym חֹדֶשׁ.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H3393.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:2; 2:2


21:13; 21:13; 33:4

1 Kings

6:37; 6:37; 6:38; 8:2

2 Kings

15:13; 15:13


3:6; 7:3; 7:3; 29:2; 29:2; 39:2


11:8; 11:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3391 matches the Hebrew יֶרַח (yeraḥ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:2 - The woman conceived and bore a son, and when she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:13 - And she shall take off the clothes in which she was captured and shall remain in your house and lament her father and her mother a full month. After that you may go in to her and be her husband, and she shall be your wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:14 - with the choicest fruits of the sun
and the rich yield of the months,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:37 - In the fourth year the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid, in the month of Ziv.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:38 - And in the eleventh year, in the month of Bul, which is the eighth month, the house was finished in all its parts, and according to all its specifications. He was seven years in building it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:2 - And all the men of Israel assembled to King Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:13 - Shallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah[fn] king of Judah, and he reigned one month in Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:6 - That night—let thick darkness seize it!
Let it not rejoice among the days of the year;
let it not come into the number of the months.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - so I am allotted months of emptiness,
and nights of misery are apportioned to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:2 - “Oh, that I were as in the months of old,
as in the days when God watched over me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:2 - Can you number the months that they fulfill,
and do you know the time when they give birth,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:20 - Your sun shall no more go down,
nor your moon withdraw itself;
for the LORD will be your everlasting light,
and your days of mourning shall be ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:8 - In one month I destroyed the three shepherds. But I became impatient with them, and they also detested me.
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