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Lexicon :: Strong's H3476 - yōšer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 930b

Strong’s Definitions

יֹשֶׁר yôsher, yo'-sher; from H3474; the right:—equity, meet, right, upright(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H3476 in the following manner: uprightness (9x), right (2x), upright (1x), meet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H3476 in the following manner: uprightness (9x), right (2x), upright (1x), meet (1x).
  1. straightness, uprightness

    1. straightness, evenness (moral implications)

    2. rightness, uprightness

    3. what is right, what is due

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יֹשֶׁר yôsher, yo'-sher; from H3474; the right:—equity, meet, right, upright(-ness).
STRONGS H3476: Abbreviations
י֫שֶׁר noun masculinePsalm 25:21 straightness, uprightness; — ישֶׁר Proverbs 2:13 11 times; suffix יָשְׁרוֺ Job 33:23; Proverbs 14:2; —
1. straightness, evenness, of paths (with moral implication) Proverbs 2:13; Proverbs 4:11.
2. rightness, uprightness Proverbs 17:26; תֹּם וָישֶׁר Psalm 25:21; of words, spoken Job 6:25, written Ecclesiastes 12:10; of the moral walk בישׁר(וׅ 1 Kings 9:4; Proverbs 14:2; ישֶׁרלִֿבִּי Job 33:3; ישׁר לבב Deuteronomy 9:5; Psalm 119:7; 1 Chronicles 29:17: — on Psalm 111:8 see יָשָׁר 4.
3. what is due, right Job 33:23; Proverbs 11:24.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Kings


1 Chronicles



6:25; 33:3; 33:23; 33:23


25:21; 25:21; 111:8; 119:7


2:13; 2:13; 4:11; 11:24; 14:2; 14:2; 17:26




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3476 matches the Hebrew יֹשֶׁר (yōšer),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness H3476 of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:4 - And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, H3476 to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:17 - I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. H3476 As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:25 - How forcible are right H3476 words! but what doth your arguing reprove?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:3 - My words shall be of the uprightness H3476 of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:23 - If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his uprightness: H3476
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - Let integrity and uprightness H3476 preserve me; for I wait on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:7 - I will praise thee with uprightness H3476 of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:13 - Who leave the paths of uprightness, H3476 to walk in the ways of darkness;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:11 - I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right H3476 paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, H3476 but it tendeth to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 - He that walketh in his uprightness H3476 feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:26 - Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. H3476
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:10 - The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, H3476 even words of truth.
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