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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #03058 - יֵהוּא

Transliteration
yêhû'
Phonetics
yay-hoo'
Origin
from (03068) and (01931)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Jehu = “Jehovah is He”

1) the king of the northern kingdom Israel who overthrew the dynasty of Omri

2) son of Hanani and an Israelite prophet in the time of Baasha and Jehoshaphat

3) the Antothite, a Benjamite, one of David’s mighty warriors

4) a descendant of Judah of the house of Hezron

5) son of Josibiah and a chief of the tribe of Simeon

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (57)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
3
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
NAS (58)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
4
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
HCS (58)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
4
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
BSB (58)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
4
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
ESV (58)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
4
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
WEB (58)
1 Kings
6
2 Kings
41
1 Chronicles
4
2 Chronicles
6
Hosea
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יֵהוּא Jehu, pr.n. (perhaps i.q. יְהוֹהוּא [“for יְהֵי הוּא”] “Jehovah is He,” like יֵשׁוּעַ for יְהוֹשׁוּעַ).

(1) of a king of Israel, who, after exterminating the dynasty of Ahab, held the kingdom from 844-56, B.C.; he was very much opposed to [some kinds of] idolatry, but very cruel, 2 Ki. chap. and 10.

(2) of a prophet living in the kingdom of Israel, in the time of Baasha, 1 Kings 16:1; 2 Chronicles 19:2, 20:34.

(3) of others of little note.

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List of Word Forms
וְיֵה֖וּא וְיֵה֗וּא וְיֵה֞וּא וְיֵהוּא֙ ויהוא יֵ֠הוּא יֵה֑וּא יֵה֔וּא יֵה֖וּא יֵה֗וּא יֵה֛וּא יֵה֣וּא יֵה֤וּא יֵה֤וּא ׀ יֵה֥וּא יֵה֨וּא יֵהֽוּא׃ יֵהוּא֙ יֵהוּא֮ יהוא יהוא׃ לְיֵהוּא֙ ליהוא lə·yê·hū leyeHu ləyêhū veyeHu wə·yê·hū wəyêhū yê·hū yeHu yêhū
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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