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Lexicon :: Strong's H3456 - yāšam

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 927

Strong’s Definitions

יָשַׁם yâsham, yaw-sham'; a primitive root; to lie waste:—be desolate.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3456 in the following manner: desolate (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3456 in the following manner: desolate (4x).
  1. (Qal) to ruin, be desolate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָשַׁם yâsham, yaw-sham'; a primitive root; to lie waste:—be desolate.
STRONGS H3456: Abbreviations
[יָשַׁם] verb be desolate (compare שָׁמַם) —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תֵּשַׁם Ezekiel 12:19; תֵּשָׁ֑ם Genesis 47:19; וַתֵּ֫שַׁם Ezekiel 19:7; 3rd person feminine plural תִּישָׁ֑מְנָה Ezekiel 6:6 (Co תֵּשׁמנה); — be desolate, subject ארץ Ezekiel 12:19; Ezekiel 19:7; subject אֲדָמָה Genesis 47:19 (J); subject במות Ezekiel 6:6.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


47:19; 47:19


6:6; 6:6; 12:19; 12:19; 19:7; 19:7


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Strong's Number H3456 matches the Hebrew יָשַׁם (yāšam),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate. H3456
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - In all your dwellingplaces the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; H3456 that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:19 - And say unto the people of the land, Thus saith the Lord GOD of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel; They shall eat their bread with carefulness, and drink their water with astonishment, that her land may be desolate H3456 from all that is therein, because of the violence of all them that dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:7 - And he knew their desolate palaces, and he laid waste their cities; and the land was desolate, H3456 and the fulness thereof, by the noise of his roaring.
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