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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 - Soon Joseph had another dream, and again he told his brothers about it. “Listen, I have had another dream,” he said. “The sun, moon, and eleven stars bowed low before me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:19 - And when you look up into the sky and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the forces of heaven—don’t be seduced into worshiping them. The LORD your God gave them to all the peoples of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:3 - For instance, they might serve other gods or worship the sun, the moon, or any of the stars—the forces of heaven—which I have strictly forbidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:12 - On the day the LORD gave the Israelites victory over the Amorites, Joshua prayed to the LORD in front of all the people of Israel. He said,
“Let the sun stand still over Gibeon,
and the moon over the valley of Aijalon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:13 - So the sun stood still and the moon stayed in place until the nation of Israel had defeated its enemies.
Is this event not recorded in The Book of Jashar[fn]? The sun stayed in the middle of the sky, and it did not set as on a normal day.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:5 - He did away with the idolatrous priests, who had been appointed by the previous kings of Judah, for they had offered sacrifices at the pagan shrines throughout Judah and even in the vicinity of Jerusalem. They had also offered sacrifices to Baal, and to the sun, the moon, the constellations, and to all the powers of the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:5 - God is more glorious than the moon;
he shines brighter than the stars.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:26 - “Have I looked at the sun shining in the skies,
or the moon walking down its silver pathway,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:3 - When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers—
the moon and the stars you set in place—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:5 - May they fear you[fn] as long as the sun shines,
as long as the moon remains in the sky.
Yes, forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:7 - May all the godly flourish during his reign.
May there be abundant prosperity until the moon is no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 - It will be as eternal as the moon,
my faithful witness in the sky!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:19 - You made the moon to mark the seasons,
and the sun knows when to set.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:6 - The sun will not harm you by day,
nor the moon at night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 136:9 - and the moon and stars to rule the night.
His faithful love endures forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:3 - Praise him, sun and moon!
Praise him, all you twinkling stars!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:2 - Remember him before the light of the sun, moon, and stars is dim to your old eyes, and rain clouds continually darken your sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:10 - The heavens will be black above them;
the stars will give no light.
The sun will be dark when it rises,
and the moon will provide no light.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:19 - “No longer will you need the sun to shine by day,
nor the moon to give its light by night,
for the LORD your God will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:2 - They will spread out their bones on the ground before the sun, moon, and stars—the gods my people have loved, served, and worshiped. Their bones will not be gathered up again or buried but will be scattered on the ground like manure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:35 - It is the LORD who provides the sun to light the day
and the moon and stars to light the night,
and who stirs the sea into roaring waves.
His name is the LORD of Heaven’s Armies,
and this is what he says:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:7 - When I blot you out,
I will veil the heavens and darken the stars.
I will cover the sun with a cloud,
and the moon will not give you its light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:10 - The earth quakes as they advance,
and the heavens tremble.
The sun and moon grow dark,
and the stars no longer shine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:31 - The sun will become dark,
and the moon will turn blood red
before that great and terrible[fn] day of the LORD arrives.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:15 - The sun and moon will grow dark,
and the stars will no longer shine.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 - The sun and moon stood still in the sky
as your brilliant arrows flew
and your glittering spear flashed.
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