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Lexicon :: Strong's H3463 - yāšēn

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TWOT Reference: 928a

Strong’s Definitions

יָשֵׁן yâshên, yaw-shane'; from H3462; sleepy:—asleep, (one out of) sleep(-eth, -ing), slept.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H3463 in the following manner: sleep (8x), asleep (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H3463 in the following manner: sleep (8x), asleep (1x).
  1. sleeping

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָשֵׁן yâshên, yaw-shane'; from H3462; sleepy:—asleep, (one out of) sleep(-eth, -ing), slept.
I. יָשֵׁן adjective sleeping; — masculine singular יָשֵׁן 1 Samuel 26:7 3 times, feminine singular יֲשֵׁנֵה 1 Kings 3:20 Cant 52; plural יְשֵׁנִים 1 Samuel 26:12; Songs 7:10; construct יֲשֵׁנֵי Daniel 12:2; — asleep, sleeping 1 Samuel 26:7,12; 1 Kings 3:20; Songs 5:2; Songs 7:10; so, figurative, Hosea 7:6, explained as = יֶעְשַׁן smoketh, compare Deuteronomy 29:19, by RSJ Phil. xvi. 1888, 72; Proph. iv. n. 19 Che with אַמְּהֶם (Ges§ 1. R. 1 a) for אֹפֵהֶם; but < We, their anger sleepeth; of Baal 1 Kings 18:27; in simile of י׳ Psalm 78:65; of dead, as sleeping in dust, Daniel 12:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

26:7; 26:7; 26:12; 26:12

1 Kings

3:20; 3:20; 18:27



Song of Songs

5:2; 7:10; 7:10


12:2; 12:2




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3463 matches the Hebrew יָשֵׁן (yāšēn),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:7 - So David and Abishai came to the people by night: and, behold, Saul lay sleeping H3463 within the trench, and his spear stuck in the ground at his bolster: but Abner and the people lay round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:20 - And she arose at midnight, and took my son from beside me, while thine handmaid slept, H3463 and laid it in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:27 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, H3463 and must be awaked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:65 - Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, H3463 and like a mighty man that shouteth by reason of wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - I sleep, H3463 but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:2 - And many of them that sleep H3463 in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker sleepeth H3463 all the night; in the morning it burneth as a flaming fire.

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