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Lexicon :: Strong's H3474 - yāšar

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יָשַׁר
Transliteration
yāšar
Pronunciation
yaw-shar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 930

Strong’s Definitions

יָשַׁר yâshar, yaw-shar'; a primitive root; to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous:—direct, fit, seem good (meet), please (will), be (esteem, go) right (on), bring (look, make, take the) straight (way), be upright(-ly).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H3474 in the following manner: please (6x), straight (5x), direct (4x), right (3x), well (2x), fitted (1x), good (1x), make straight (1x), meet (1x), upright (1x), uprightly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H3474 in the following manner: please (6x), straight (5x), direct (4x), right (3x), well (2x), fitted (1x), good (1x), make straight (1x), meet (1x), upright (1x), uprightly (1x).
  1. to be right, be straight, be level, be upright, be just, be lawful, be smooth

    1. (Qal)

      1. to go straight

      2. to be pleasing, be agreeable, be right (fig.)

      3. to be straightforward, be upright

    2. (Piel)

      1. to make right, make smooth, make straight

      2. to lead, direct, lead straight along

      3. to esteem right, approve

    3. (Pual) to be made level, be laid smoothly out

    4. (Hiphil) to make straight, look straight

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָשַׁר yâshar, yaw-shar'; a primitive root; to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous:—direct, fit, seem good (meet), please (will), be (esteem, go) right (on), bring (look, make, take the) straight (way), be upright(-ly).
STRONGS H3474: Abbreviations
יָשַׁר verb be smooth, straight, right (Late Hebrew id., and derivatives; Arabic bdb044805 be gentle, tractable easy, II. make easy; bdb044806 manageable, easy, but Sabean ותֿר, הותֿר, אהל יתֿרן OsZMG 1865, 270 CISiv, 29, 2; Assyrian Išâu, be or go straight, right, mêšêru, justice, mêšêriš, righteously, DlHWB 310) —
Qal Perfect יָשַׁר Jeremiah 18:4 + 2 times; 3rd person feminine יָֽֽֽשְׁרָה Judges 14:3; Habakkuk 2:4; 3rd person masculine plural יָֽשְׁרוּ 1 Kings 9:12; Imperfect יִישַׁר Numbers 23:27 + 2 times; יִשַׁר 1 Samuel 18:20, 26; 3rd person feminine singularתִּישַׁר Judges 14:7; 3rd person feminine plural יִשַּׁרְנָה 1 Samuel 6:12 (Ges§ 47, n. 3; 71) —
1. go straight, בַּדֶּרֶךְ in the way 1 Samuel 6:12.
2. figurative, be pleasing, agreeable, right (בְּעֵינֵי in the eyes of); said of a woman Judges 14:3, 7; a man Jeremiah 27:5; of matters and things (הַדָּבָר) 1 Samuel 18:20, 26; 2 Samuel 17:4; 1 Chronicles 13:4; 2 Chronicles 30:4; of cities 1 Kings 9:12; a place בְּעֵינֵי הָאֱלֹהִים Numbers 23:27 (E); with כַּאֲשֶׁר Jeremiah 18:4.
3. in ethical sense, straightforward, upright; בּוֺ נַפְשׁו לֹא־יָֽשְׁרָה Habakkuk 2:4 his soul is not upright in him (opposed to צֻפְּלָה swollen).
Pi. Perfect I יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּ׳ Psalm 119:128 (יִשְׁרֵהוּ Job 37:3, 3rd person masculine suffix Thes; but < Ew Di Hi De Da, Imperfect from שָׁרָה); Imperfect יְיַשֵּׁר Proverbs 3:6; יְיַשֶּׁרֿ Proverbs 15:21; suffix וַיְיַשְּׁרֵם (Masoretes abbreviated וַיַּשְּׁרֵם) 2 Chronicles 32:30; 3rd person feminine singular תְּיַשֵּׁר Proverbs 11:4; 1st person singular אֲיַשֵּׁר Isaiah 45:13; אֲיַשֵּׁר Isaiah 45:2 Qr (Kt Hiph. אוֺשִׁר Ges§ 70, 2 doubtless copyist's error); Imperative plural יַשְּׁרוּ Isaiah 40:3; Participle plural מְיַשְּׁרִים Proverbs 9:15; —
1. make smooth, straight, accusative מְסִלָּה Isaiah 40:3; הֲדוּרִים Isaiah 45:2; figurative, with דֶּרֶךְ make smooth or straight, i.e. free from obstacles, successful Isaiah 45:13; Proverbs 11:5, אֹרַח Proverbs 3:5; in ethical sense, הַמְיַשְּׁרִים אָרְחוֺתָם Proverbs 9:15 those making straight their paths, going straightforward on their paths; יְיַשֶּׁרלָֿ֑כֶת Proverbs 15:21 maketh straight his going, goeth straightforwards.
2. lead straight along direct, waters of an aqueduct 2 Chronicles 32:30; (of the thunder Job 37:3 according to some; but see rather שָׁרָה)
3. esteem right, approve Psalm 119:128 (read כל פקודיך לי יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּי).
Pu. Participle זָהָב מְיֻשָּׁר 1 Kings 6:35 gold made level, laid smoothly out, upon the graven work.
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person plural נֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ יַיְשִׁרוּ עַפְעַפֶּיךָ Proverbs 4:25 let thine eyelids look straight before thee; Imperative הַיְ֯שַׁר דַּרְכֶּךָ make thy way even Psalm 5:9 Qr (Kt הוֺשַׁר; see Ges70 (2)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

23:27; 23:27

Judges

14:3; 14:3; 14:7; 14:7

1 Samuel

6:12; 6:12; 18:20; 18:20; 18:26; 18:26

2 Samuel

17:4

1 Kings

6:35; 9:12; 9:12

1 Chronicles

13:4

2 Chronicles

30:4; 32:30; 32:30

Job

37:3; 37:3

Psalms

5:9; 119:128; 119:128

Proverbs

3:5; 3:6; 4:25; 9:15; 9:15; 11:4; 11:5; 15:21; 15:21

Isaiah

40:3; 40:3; 45:2; 45:2; 45:13; 45:13

Jeremiah

18:4; 18:4; 27:5

Habakkuk

2:4; 2:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3474 matches the Hebrew יָשַׁר (yāšar),
which occurs 28 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:27 - καὶ εἶπεν Βαλακ πρὸς Βαλααμ δεῦρο παραλάβω σε εἰς τόπον ἄλλον εἰ ἀρέσει τῷ θεῷ καὶ καταρᾶσαί μοι αὐτὸν ἐκεῗθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:3 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ πατὴρ αὐτοῦ καὶ μήτηρ αὐτοῦ μὴ οὐκ ἔστιν ἀπὸ τῶν θυγατέρων τῶν ἀδελφῶν σου καὶ ἐν παντὶ τῷ λαῷ μου γυνή ὅτι σὺ πορεύῃ λαβεῗν γυναῗκα ἐκ τῶν ἀλλοφύλων τῶν ἀπεριτμήτων καὶ εἶπεν Σαμψων πρὸς τὸν πατέρα αὐτοῦ ταύτην λαβέ μοι ὅτι ἤρεσεν ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:7 - καὶ κατέβησαν καὶ ἐλάλησαν τῇ γυναικί καὶ ἤρεσεν ἐνώπιον Σαμψων
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - καὶ κατεύθυναν αἱ βόες ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ εἰς ὁδὸν Βαιθσαμυς ἐν τρίβῳ ἑνὶ ἐπορεύοντο καὶ ἐκοπίων καὶ οὐ μεθίσταντο δεξιὰ οὐδὲ ἀριστερά καὶ οἱ σατράπαι τῶν ἀλλοφύλων ἐπορεύοντο ὀπίσω αὐτῆς ἕως ὁρίων Βαιθσαμυς
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:20 - καὶ ἠγάπησεν Μελχολ ἡ θυγάτηρ Σαουλ τὸν Δαυιδ καὶ ἀπηγγέλη Σαουλ καὶ ηὐθύνθη ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:26 - καὶ ἀπαγγέλλουσιν οἱ παῗδες Σαουλ τῷ Δαυιδ τὰ ῥήματα ταῦτα καὶ εὐθύνθη λόγος ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς Δαυιδ ἐπιγαμβρεῦσαι τῷ βασιλεῗ
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:4 - καὶ εὐθὴς ὁ λόγος ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς Αβεσσαλωμ καὶ ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς πάντων τῶν πρεσβυτέρων Ισραηλ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:35 - ἐγκεκολαμμένα χερουβιν καὶ φοίνικες καὶ διαπεπετασμένα πέταλα καὶ περιεχόμενα χρυσίῳ καταγομένῳ ἐπὶ τὴν ἐκτύπωσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:12 - καὶ ἐξῆλθεν Χιραμ ἐκ Τύρου καὶ ἐπορεύθη εἰς τὴν Γαλιλαίαν τοῦ ἰδεῗν τὰς πόλεις ἃς ἔδωκεν αὐτῷ Σαλωμων καὶ οὐκ ἤρεσαν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:4 - καὶ εἶπεν πᾶσα ἐκκλησία τοῦ ποιῆσαι οὕτως ὅτι εὐθὴς ὁ λόγος ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς παντὸς τοῦ λαοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:4 - καὶ ἤρεσεν λόγος ἐναντίον τοῦ βασιλέως καὶ ἐναντίον τῆς ἐκκλησίας
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - αὐτὸς Εζεκιας ἐνέφραξεν τὴν ἔξοδον τοῦ ὕδατος Γιων τὸ ἄνω καὶ κατηύθυνεν αὐτὰ κάτω πρὸς λίβα τῆς πόλεως Δαυιδ καὶ εὐοδώθη Εζεκιας ἐν πᾶσι τοῗς ἔργοις αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:3 - ὑποκάτω παντὸς τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀρχὴ αὐτοῦ καὶ τὸ φῶς αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ πτερύγων τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - (LXX 5:9)κύριε ὁδήγησόν με ἐν τῇ δικαιοσύνῃ σου ἕνεκα τῶν ἐχθρῶν μου κατεύθυνον ἐνώπιόν μου τὴν ὁδόν σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:128 - (LXX 118:128)διὰ τοῦτο πρὸς πάσας τὰς ἐντολάς σου κατωρθούμην πᾶσαν ὁδὸν ἄδικον ἐμίσησα
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:6 - ἐν πάσαις ὁδοῗς σου γνώριζε αὐτήν ἵνα ὀρθοτομῇ τὰς ὁδούς σου δὲ πούς σου οὐ μὴ προσκόπτῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:25 - οἱ ὀφθαλμοί σου ὀρθὰ βλεπέτωσαν τὰ δὲ βλέφαρά σου νευέτω δίκαια
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:15 - προσκαλουμένη τοὺς παριόντας καὶ κατευθύνοντας ἐν ταῗς ὁδοῗς αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - δικαιοσύνη ἀμώμους ὀρθοτομεῗ ὁδούς ἀσέβεια δὲ περιπίπτει ἀδικίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:21 - ἀνοήτου τρίβοι ἐνδεεῗς φρενῶν ἀνὴρ δὲ φρόνιμος κατευθύνων πορεύεται
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:3 - φωνὴ βοῶντος ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ἑτοιμάσατε τὴν ὁδὸν κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῗτε τὰς τρίβους τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:2 - ἐγὼ ἔμπροσθέν σου πορεύσομαι καὶ ὄρη ὁμαλιῶ θύρας χαλκᾶς συντρίψω καὶ μοχλοὺς σιδηροῦς συγκλάσω
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:13 - ἐγὼ ἤγειρα αὐτὸν μετὰ δικαιοσύνης βασιλέα καὶ πᾶσαι αἱ ὁδοὶ αὐτοῦ εὐθεῗαι οὗτος οἰκοδομήσει τὴν πόλιν μου καὶ τὴν αἰχμαλωσίαν τοῦ λαοῦ μου ἐπιστρέψει οὐ μετὰ λύτρων οὐδὲ μετὰ δώρων εἶπεν κύριος σαβαωθ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:4 - καὶ διέπεσεν τὸ ἀγγεῗον αὐτὸς ἐποίει ἐν ταῗς χερσὶν αὐτοῦ καὶ πάλιν αὐτὸς ἐποίησεν αὐτὸ ἀγγεῗον ἕτερον καθὼς ἤρεσεν ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ τοῦ ποιῆσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:5 - (LXX 34:5)ὅτι ἐγὼ ἐποίησα τὴν γῆν ἐν τῇ ἰσχύι μου τῇ μεγάλῃ καὶ ἐν τῷ ἐπιχείρῳ μου τῷ ὑψηλῷ καὶ δώσω αὐτὴν ἐὰν δόξῃ ἐν ὀφθαλμοῗς μου
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:4 - (LXX 2:4)ἐὰν ὑποστείληται οὐκ εὐδοκεῗ ψυχή μου ἐν αὐτῷ δὲ δίκαιος ἐκ πίστεώς μου ζήσεται
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