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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)
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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 - Now he [fn]had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, “Lo, I have [fn]had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon H3394 and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:19 - “And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon H3394 and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:3 - and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon H3394 or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:12 - Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel,
“O sun, stand still at Gibeon,
And O moon H3394 in 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 hasten to go down for about a whole day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:5 - He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon H3394 and to the constellations and to all the host of heaven.
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 [fn]ordained;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:5 - [fn]Let them fear You while the sun endures,
And [fn]as long as the moon, H3394 throughout all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:7 - In his days [fn]may the righteous flourish,
And abundance of peace till the moon H3394 is no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 - “It shall be established forever like the moon, H3394
And the witness in the sky is faithful.” [fn]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 smite 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 lovingkindness 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 forth 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 for brightness will the moon H3394 give you light;
But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light,
And your God for your [fn]glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:2 - “They will spread them out to the sun, the moon H3394 and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:35 - Thus says the LORD,
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 hosts 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 grow 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 grow dark
And the stars lose their brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 - Sun and moon H3394 stood in their places;
They went away at the light of Your arrows,
At the radiance of Your gleaming spear.
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