Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H3391 - yeraḥ

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a unused root of uncertain signification
Dictionary Aids

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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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 - And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. H3391
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:13 - And she shall put the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house, and bewail her father and her mother a full month: H3391 and after that thou shalt go in unto her, and be her husband, and she shall be thy wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:14 - And for the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon, H3391
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:37 - In the fourth year was the foundation of the house of the LORD laid, in the month H3391 Zif:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:38 - And in the eleventh year, in the month H3391 Bul, which is the eighth month, was the house finished throughout all the parts thereof, and according to all the fashion of it. So was he seven years in building it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:2 - And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast in the month H3391 Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:13 - Shallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah king of Judah; and he reigned a full month H3391 in Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:6 - As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months. H3391
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - So am I made to possess months H3391 of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:2 - Oh that I were as in months H3391 past, as in the days when God preserved me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:2 - Canst thou number the months H3391 that they fulfil? or knowest thou the time when they bring forth?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:20 - Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon H3391 withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:8 - Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; H3391 and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan