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Lexicon :: Strong's H3462 - yāšan

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

יָשֵׁן yâshên, yaw-shane'; a primitive root; properly, to be slack or languid, i.e. (by implication) sleep (figuratively, to die); also to grow old, stale or inveterate:—old (store), remain long, (make to) sleep.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H3462 in the following manner: sleep (16x), remained long (1x), old (1x), old store (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H3462 in the following manner: sleep (16x), remained long (1x), old (1x), old store (1x).
  1. to sleep, be asleep

    1. (Qal) to sleep, go to sleep, be asleep

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to remain a long time, be stored up

      2. to be festering (of leprosy)

    3. (Piel) to cause to sleep, entice to sleep

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָשֵׁן yâshên, yaw-shane'; a primitive root; properly, to be slack or languid, i.e. (by implication) sleep (figuratively, to die); also to grow old, stale or inveterate:—old (store), remain long, (make to) sleep.
STRONGS H3462: Abbreviations
† [יָשֵׁן] verb sleep (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic noun bdb044503 sleep; Arabic bdb044504 be sleepy, bdb044505, bdb044506 sleep Assyrian šittiu, sleep, DlHWB 246, šunatu, šuttu, dream, Idib, Flood: iv. 22 AsrbAnnals, v R. 2, 97) —
Qal Perfect יָשַׁנְתִּי Job 3:13; וְיָָֽשְׁנוּ consecutive Jeremiah 51:39 + 2 times; Imperfect יִישָׁ֑ן Isaiah 5:27; Psalm 121:4; וַיִישַׁן 1 Kings 19:5, etc.; Infinitive construct לִישׁוֺן Ecclesiastes 5:11; — sleep, go to sleep, and be asleep, Genesis 2:21 (J), Genesis 41:5 (E), Ezekiel 34:25; Job 3:13; Psalm 3:6; Psalm 4:9 [Psalm 4:8]; Proverbs 4:16; Ecclesiastes 5:11, also 2 Samuel 4:6 Greek Version of the LXX We Dr Kit Bu, see חֹמֶשׁ; with לֹא, of Ass. army Isaiah 5:27 (|| נוּם); of Baal 1 Kings 19:5; of י׳, עוּרָה לָמָּה תִישַׁן אֲדֹנָי 1Ki 44:24; לֹא יִישָׁ֑ן 1 Kings 12:14 (|| נוּם); with accusative of congnate meaning with verb שְׁנַת עוֺלָם ישׁ׳ Jeremiah 51:39, 57 (see שֵׁנָה), of death, compare אִישַׁן הַמָּוֶת [H8153 Psalm 132:4].
Niph. only in derivatives sense of become inactive or stationary; Perfect וְנוֺשַׁנְתֶּם consecutive Deuteronomy 4:25 and ye be grown old בָּאָרֶץ, i.e. (see Di Dr) have lost freshness of first impressions; of inanimate things, be old, stale, only Participle יָשָׁן נוֺשָׁן Leviticus 26:10 (H), feminine צרעת נוֺשֶׁנֶת Leviticus 13:11 = old leprosy (P); these possibly denominative from יָשָׁן
Pi. causative Imperfect וַתְּיַשְּׁנֵהוּ Judges 16:19 and she made him sleep.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:21; 41:5


13:11; 26:10





2 Samuel


1 Kings

12:14; 19:5; 19:5


3:13; 3:13


3:6; 4:8; 121:4




5:11; 5:11


5:27; 5:27


51:39; 51:39; 51:57



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3462 matches the Hebrew יָשַׁן (yāšan),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: H3462 and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:5 - And he slept H3462 and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:11 - It is an old H3462 leprosy in the skin of his flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean, and shall not shut him up: for he is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:10 - And ye shall eat old store, H3462 and bring forth the old because of the new.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:25 - When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long H3462 in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the LORD thy God, to provoke him to anger:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:19 - And she made him sleep H3462 upon her knees; and she called for a man, and she caused him to shave off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:12 - So David took the spear and the cruse of water from Saul's bolster; and they gat them away, and no man saw it, nor knew it, neither awaked: for they were all asleep; because a deep sleep from the LORD was fallen upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:5 - And as he lay and slept H3462 under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:13 - For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: H3462 then had I been at rest,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:5 - I laid me down and slept; H3462 I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 - I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: H3462 for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:3 - Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep H3462 the sleep of death;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:23 - Awake, why sleepest H3462 thou, O Lord? arise, cast us not off for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:4 - Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. H3462
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they sleep H3462 not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:12 - The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep. H3462
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:9 - And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; H3462 neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:39 - In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep H3462 a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:57 - And I will make drunk her princes, and her wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men: and they shall sleep H3462 a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:25 - And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep H3462 in the woods.
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