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Lexicon :: Strong's H3476 - yōšer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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 - It is not because of your righteousness or the uprightness H3476 of your heart that you are going in to take possession of their land, [fn]but it is because of the [fn]wickedness of these nations that the LORD your God is driving them out from before you, and in order to confirm the [fn]oath which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:4 - “As for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and honesty H3476, acting in accordance with everything that I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and My ordinances,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:17 - “Since I know, my God, that You put the heart to the test and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity H3476 of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:25 -

“How painful are honest H3476 words!

But what does your argument prove?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:3 -

“My words are from the integrity H3476 of my heart,

And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:23 -

“If there is an interceding angel for him,

One out of a thousand,

To remind a person of what H3476 is H3476 [fn]right H3476 for him,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 -

Let integrity and uprightness H3476 protect me,

For I wait for You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:7 -

I will give thanks to You with uprightness H3476 of heart,

When I learn Your righteous judgments.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:13 -

From those who leave the paths of uprightness H3476

To walk in the ways of darkness;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:11 -

I have instructed you in the way of wisdom;

I have led you in upright H3476 paths.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 -

There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more,

And there is one who withholds what H3476 is H3476 justly H3476 due H3476, and yet it results only in poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 -

One who walks in his uprightness H3476 fears the LORD,

But one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:26 -

It is also not good to fine the righteous,

Nor to strike the noble for their uprightness H3476.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:10 - The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly H3476.
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