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Lexicon :: Strong's H3394 - yārēaḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as יֶרַח (H3391)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 913a

Strong’s Definitions

יָרֵחַ yârêach, yaw-ray'-akh; from the same as H3391; the moon:—moon. Yrechow. See H3405.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H3394 in the following manner: moon (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H3394 in the following manner: moon (26x).
  1. moon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָרֵחַ yârêach, yaw-ray'-akh; from the same as H3391; the moon:—moon. Yrechow. See H3405.
STRONGS H3394: Abbreviations
יָרֵחַ noun masculineJoshua 10:13 moon, especially in poetry (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician ירח; Assyrian iriḥu, according to PinchesBOR Aug. 1888, 207; Ethiopic bdb043701 moon, month; compare below יֶרַח) — absolute יָרֵחַ Genesis 37:9 + 25 times; suffix וִיָֽרֵחֵךְ Isaiah 60:20: — moon, usually named with sun Joshua 10:12, 13 (poem in J E), Psalm 72:5 (עִםשָֿׁ֑מֶשׁ וְלִפְנֵי יָרֵחַ), Psalm 89:38 (in these two, a symbol of permanence), Psalm 121:6; Isaiah 60:19; Habakkuk 3:11; Joel 3:4; object of idolatrous worship Job 31:26 (+ sun); in same sense also + sun and stars Deuteronomy 4:19; Deuteronomy 17:3; 2 Kings 23:5; Jeremiah 8:2; as determiner of feast-times Psalm 104:19 (|| sun); + stars, as shining, by night Psalm 136:9 (|| sun, by day), so חֻקֹּת יָרֵחַ Jeremiah 31:35; (|| id.); elsewhere + sun and stars Genesis 37:9 (E), Isaiah 13:10; Ezekiel 32:7; Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15 [Joel 3:15]; Psalm 148:3; Ecclesiastes 12:2; + stars Psalm 8:4; Job 25:5; with neither sun nor stars only עַדבְּֿלִי יָרֵחַ Psalm 72:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


37:9; 37:9


4:19; 17:3


10:12; 10:13; 10:13

2 Kings



25:5; 31:26


8:4; 72:5; 72:7; 89:38; 104:19; 121:6; 136:9; 148:3




13:10; 60:19; 60:20


8:2; 31:35




2:10; 3:4; 3:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3394 matches the Hebrew יָרֵחַ (yārēaḥ),
which occurs 26 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:9 - Then he [fn]had yet another dream, and informed his brothers of it, and said, “Behold, I have [fn]had yet another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon H3394, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:19 - “And be careful not to raise your eyes to heaven and look at the sun, the moon H3394, and the stars, all the heavenly [fn]lights, and allow yourself to be drawn away and worship them and serve them, things which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:3 - and that person has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun, the moon H3394, or any of the heavenly [fn]lights, which I have commanded not to do,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:12 - Then Joshua spoke to the LORD on the day when the LORD turned the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel,
“Sun, stand still at Gibeon,
And moon H3394, at the Valley of Aijalon!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:13 - So the sun stood still, and the moon H3394 stopped,
Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies.
Is it not written in the Book of Jashar? And the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and did not hurry to go down for about a whole day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:5 - Then he did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, as well as those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon H3394, to the constellations, and to all the remaining heavenly [fn]lights.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:5 - “If even the moon H3394 has no brightness
And the stars are not pure in His sight,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:26 - If I have looked at the [fn]sun when it shone,
Or the moon H3394 going in splendor,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:3 - When I [fn]consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers,
The moon H3394 and the stars, which You have set in place;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:5 - [fn]May they fear You while the sun shines,
And [fn]as long as the moon H3394 shines, throughout all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:7 - [fn]May the righteous flourish in his days,
As well as an abundance of peace, until the moon H3394 is no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 - “It shall be established forever like the moon H3394,
And a witness in the sky is faithful.” Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:19 - He made the moon H3394 for the seasons;
The sun knows the place of its setting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:6 - The sun will not [fn]beat down on you by day,
Nor the moon H3394 by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 136:9 - The moon H3394 and stars to rule [fn]by night,
For His faithfulness is everlasting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:3 - Praise Him, sun and moon H3394;
Praise Him, all stars of light!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:2 - before the sun and the light, the moon H3394 and the stars are darkened, and clouds return after the rain;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:10 - For the stars of heaven and their constellations
Will not flash their light;
The sun will be dark when it rises
And the moon H3394 will not shed its light.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:19 - “No longer will you have the sun for light by day,
Nor will the moon H3394 give you light for brightness;
But you will have the LORD as an everlasting light,
And your God as your [fn]glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:2 - “They will spread them out to the sun, the moon H3394, and to all the heavenly [fn]lights, which they have loved, which they have served, which they have followed, which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered nor buried; they will be like dung on the face of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:35 - This is what the LORD says,
He who gives the sun for light by day
And the [fn]fixed order of the moon H3394 and the stars for light by night,
Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar
The LORD of armies is His name:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:7 - “And when I extinguish you,
I will cover the heavens and darken their stars;
I will cover the sun with a cloud
And the moon H3394 will not give its light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:10 - Before them the earth quakes,
The heavens tremble,
The sun and the moon H3394 become dark,
And the stars lose their brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:31 - “The sun will be turned into darkness,
And the moon H3394 into blood,
Before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:15 - The sun and moon H3394 have become dark,
And the stars have lost their brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 - Sun and moon H3394 stood in their lofty places;
They went away at the light of Your arrows,
At the radiance of Your flashing spear.
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