Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3054 - יָהַד
1211) di (יד YD) AC: Throw CO: Hand AB: Thanks: The pictograph i is a picture of a hand, the d is a picture of door that allows movement in and out of the tent. Combined these mean "hand moves". The hand is the part of the body that enables man to perform many works. (eng: yard - with the addition of the r, a measurement equal to the length of the arm)
V) edi (ידה YDH) - I. Throw:[df: hdh]II. Praise:[Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Confess:In the sense of raising up the hands. KJV (117): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) praise, thank, confess, thanksgiving, cast, shoot, put - Strongs: H1911 (הָדָה), H3029 (יְדָה), H3034 (יָדָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יָהַד a secondary verb, denom. from יְהוּד.
Hithpael, הִתְיַהֵד pr. to make one’s self a Jew, i.e. to embrace the Jewish religion, Esther 8:17. The letter Yod, which, in the noun is a servile, becomes a radical; as in קֶשֶׁת from קוֹשׁ, and from this again is formed ܘܰܫܛܶ; بسمل from بسم الله; see more instances of this kind in Reisk ad Abulf., Ann. ii. 510.
[“So Arab. هَادَ to become a Jew, from هُودُ for يَهوُدُ Kor. ii. 59; lxii. 6; Conj. II. to make a Jew.” Thes.]
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