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YEA, adv. Ya.

1. Yes a word that expresses affirmation or assent. Will you go? Yea. It sometimes introduces a subject, with the sense of indeed, verily, truly, it is so.

Yea, hath God said, ye shall not eat of every tree in the garden? Genesis 3 .

Let your communication be yea, yea nay, nay. Matthew 5 .

2. It sometimes enforces the sense of something preceding not only so, but more.

Therein I do rejoice yea, and will rejoice. Philippians 1 .

3. In Scripture, it is used to denote certainty, consistency, harmony, and stability.

All the promises of God in him are yea, and in him are amen. 2 Corinthians 1 .

In this use, the word may be considered a noun.

Yea is used only in the sacred and solemn style. See Yes.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Yea'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​y/yea.html.
 
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