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Strong's #2993 - יָבָם

from (the orig. of) (H2992)
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1) brother-in-law, husband’s brother

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 80 ‑ ἀδελφός (ad‑el‑fos');  435 ‑ ἀνήρ (an'‑ayr);  
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KJV (2)
Deuteronomy 2
NAS (4)
Deuteronomy 4
HCS (1)
Deuteronomy 1
BSB (2)
Deuteronomy 2
ESV (2)
Deuteronomy 2
WEB (3)
Deuteronomy 3
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)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [יָבָם] noun masculine husband's brother (Late Hebrew id.; ᵑ7יַבְמָא; see Lag M ii. 78) — only suffix יְבֶמִי Deuteronomy 25:7, יְבָמָהּ Deuteronomy 25:5, in law of levirate marriage (compare Genesis 38:8; see also Dr Deuteronomy 25:5-10).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יָבָם m. levir, a husband’s brother, who, by the law of Moses, was required to marry the wife of his brother who had died without children, -Deut. 25:59. Hence the denominative

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List of Word Forms
יְבָמִ֜י יְבָמָהּ֙ יבמה יבמי yə·ḇā·māh yə·ḇā·mî yəḇāmāh yəḇāmî yevaMah yevaMi