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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 inside the circle of the camp with his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the people were lying around him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:20 - “So she got up in the middle of the night and took my son from beside me while your servant was asleep H3463, and she laid him at her breast, and laid her dead son at my breast.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:27 - And at noon Elijah ridiculed them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, since he is a god; undoubtedly he is attending to business, or is on the way, or is on a journey. Perhaps he is asleep H3463, and will awaken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:65 - Then the Lord awoke as if from sleep H3463,
Like a warrior [fn]overcome by wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - The Bride
“I was asleep H3463 but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is [fn]drenched with dew,
My locks with the dew drops of the night.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:2 - “And many of those H3463 who H3463 sleep H3463 in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting [fn]contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For their hearts are like an oven
As they approach their [fn]plotting;
Their [fn]anger [fn]smolders H3463 all night,
In the morning it burns like flaming fire.

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