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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2992 - יָבַם

Transliteration
yâbam
Phonetics
yaw-bam'
Origin
a primitive root of doubtful meaning
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
836
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) (Piel) to perform levirate marriage, perform the duty of a brother-in-law

1a) the duty due to a brother who died childless — to marry his widow and have a son for his name

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 80 ‑ ἀδελφός (ad‑el‑fos');  1918 ‑ ἐπιγαμβρεύω (ep‑ee‑gam‑bryoo'‑o);  4924 ‑ συνοικέω (soon‑oy‑key'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Genesis
1
2
NAS (11)
Genesis
3
8
HCS (4)
Genesis
1
3
BSB (3)
Genesis
1
2
ESV (3)
Genesis
1
2
WEB (2)
2
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1036) mb (במ BM) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?: Anything that is tall or high.

G) meb (בהמ BHM) AC: ? CO: Beast AB: ?: A tall creature.

Nf1) emeb (בהמה BHMH) - Beast: KJV (190): beast, cattle - Strongs: H929 (בְּהֵמָה), H930 (בְּהֵמוֹת)

H) emb (במה BMH) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?

Nf ) emb (במה BMH) - High Place: KJV (102): high place, heights, wave - Strongs: H1116 (בּוּם)

L) mbi (יבמ YBM) AC: Marry CO: Brother-in-law AB: ?: When a husband dies his brother takes his place as his sister-in-laws husband. Any children born to him will be of his brothers line in order to continue, lift up, his family.

V) mbi (יבמ YBM) - Marry: The marrying of ones sister-in-law as the next of kin. KJV (3): (vf: Piel) marry - Strongs: H2992 (יָבַם)

Nm) mbi (יבמ YBM) - Brother-in-law: KJV (2): husbands brother - Strongs: H2993 (יָבָם)

Nf2) tmbi (יבמת YBMT) - Sister-in-law: KJV (5): brothers wife, sister in law - Strongs: H2994 (יְבָמָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
List of Word Forms
וְיִבְּמָֽהּ׃ וְיַבֵּ֣ם ויבם ויבמה׃ יַבְּמִֽי׃ יבמי׃ veyabBem veyibbeMah wə·yab·bêm wə·yib·bə·māh wəyabbêm wəyibbəmāh yab·bə·mî yabbeMi yabbəmî
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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