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Lexicon :: Strong's H3448 - yišay

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as יֵשׁ (H3426)
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TWOT Reference: 926

Strong’s Definitions

יִשַׁי Yishay, yee-shah'-ee; by Aramaic אִישַׁי ʼÎyshay; from the same as H3426; extant; Jishai, David's father:—Jesse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H3448 in the following manner: Jesse (42x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H3448 in the following manner: Jesse (42x).
  1. Jesse = "I possess"

    1. grandson of Boaz and the father of king David

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יִשַׁי Yishay, yee-shah'-ee; by Aramaic אִישַׁי ʼÎyshay; from the same as H3426; extant; Jishai, David's father:—Jesse.
STRONGS H3448: Abbreviations
יִשַׁי 41 proper name, masculine father of David (etymology dubious; Ol§ 277 f. conjecture יֵשׁ יָהּ; We1 Samuel 14:49 ישׁי = אישׁי = אבישׁי (but see this)) — יִשַׁי 1 Samuel 16:3 + 29 times; יִשָׁ֑י 1 Samuel 16:19 + 10 times; Greek Version of the LXX Ιεσσαι; (וְ)אִישַׁי 1 Chronicles 2:13; — יִשַׁי בֵּיתֿ הַלַּחְמִי jesse the Bethlehemite 1 Samuel 16:1, 18 (בֶּןיֿשׁי וגו׳, of David), 1 Samuel 17:58; ישׁי also 1 Samuel 16:3 + 14 times 1 Samuel 16:17; † son of עוֺבֵד according to Ruth 4:17, 22 (twice in verse) = 1 Chronicles 2:12; דָּוִ(י)ד בֶּןיֿשׁי 2 Samuel 23:1; 1 Chronicles 10:14; 1 Chronicles 29:26; Psalm 72:20; אֱלִיאָב בֶּןיֿשׁי 2 Chronicles 11:18; elsewhere בֶּןיֿשׁי alone = David, 1 Samuel 20:27, 30, 31; 1 Samuel 22:7, 8, 9, 13; 1 Samuel 25:10; 2 Samuel 20:1; 1 Kings 12:16 = 2 Chronicles 10:16; 1 Chronicles 12:18; גֶּזַע יִשָׁ֑י Isaiah 11:1; שֹׁרֶשׁ יְשֵׁי Isaiah 11:10 of Jesse as ancestor of future (Messianic) king†.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:17; 4:22

1 Samuel

14:49; 16:1; 16:3; 16:3; 16:17; 16:18; 16:19; 17:58; 20:27; 20:30; 20:31; 22:7; 22:8; 22:9; 22:13; 25:10

2 Samuel

20:1; 23:1

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:12; 2:13; 10:14; 12:18; 29:26

2 Chronicles

10:16; 11:18




11:1; 11:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3448 matches the Hebrew יִשַׁי (yišay),
which occurs 42 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:17 - And the women her neighbours gave it a name, saying, There is a son born to Naomi; and they called his name Obed: he is the father of Jesse, H3448 the father of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:22 - And Obed begat Jesse, H3448 and Jesse H3448 begat David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:1 - And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse H3448 the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:3 - And call Jesse H3448 to the sacrifice, and I will shew thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:5 - And he said, Peaceably: I am come to sacrifice unto the LORD: sanctify yourselves, and come with me to the sacrifice. And he sanctified Jesse H3448 and his sons, and called them to the sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:8 - Then Jesse H3448 called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:9 - Then Jesse H3448 made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:10 - Again, Jesse H3448 made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said unto Jesse, H3448 The LORD hath not chosen these.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:11 - And Samuel said unto Jesse, H3448 Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, H3448 Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse H3448 the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:19 - Wherefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, H3448 and said, Send me David thy son, which is with the sheep.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:20 - And Jesse H3448 took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:22 - And Saul sent to Jesse, H3448 saying, Let David, I pray thee, stand before me; for he hath found favour in my sight.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:12 - Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; H3448 and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:13 - And the three eldest sons of Jesse H3448 went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:17 - And Jesse H3448 said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched corn, and these ten loaves, and run to the camp to thy brethren;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse H3448 had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host was going forth to the fight, and shouted for the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:58 - And Saul said to him, Whose son art thou, thou young man? And David answered, I am the son of thy servant Jesse H3448 the Bethlehemite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:27 - And it came to pass on the morrow, which was the second day of the month, that David's place was empty: and Saul said unto Jonathan his son, Wherefore cometh not the son of Jesse H3448 to meat, neither yesterday, nor to day?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:30 - Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse H3448 to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother's nakedness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:31 - For as long as the son of Jesse H3448 liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:7 - Then Saul said unto his servants that stood about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse H3448 give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:8 - That all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that sheweth me that my son hath made a league with the son of Jesse, H3448 and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or sheweth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:9 - Then answered Doeg the Edomite, which was set over the servants of Saul, and said, I saw the son of Jesse H3448 coming to Nob, to Ahimelech the son of Ahitub.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:13 - And Saul said unto him, Why have ye conspired against me, thou and the son of Jesse, H3448 in that thou hast given him bread, and a sword, and hast enquired of God for him, that he should rise against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:10 - And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? H3448 there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:1 - And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: H3448 every man to his tents, O Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse H3448 said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:16 - So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: H3448 to your tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:12 - And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse, H3448
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - And Jesse H3448 begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:14 - And enquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom unto David the son of Jesse. H3448
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:18 - Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: H3448 peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:26 - Thus David the son of Jesse H3448 reigned over all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:16 - And when all Israel saw that the king would not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? and we have none inheritance in the son of Jesse: H3448 every man to your tents, O Israel: and now, David, see to thine own house. So all Israel went to their tents.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:18 - And Rehoboam took him Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David to wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse; H3448
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:20 - The prayers of David the son of Jesse H3448 are ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:1 - And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, H3448 and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:10 - And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, H3448 which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.
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