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Strong's #3097 - יוֹאָב

Transliteration
Yôwʼâb
Phonetics
yo-awb'
Origin
from (H3068) and (G1)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Joab = “Jehovah is father”

1) son of David’s sister Zeruiah and general of David’s army

2) a Judaite descendant of Kenaz

3) a post exilic family

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (143)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 23
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
NAS (144)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 24
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
HCS (144)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 24
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
BSB (145)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 24
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
ESV (144)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 24
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
WEB (144)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 101
1 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 24
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יוֺאָב proper name, masculine (׳י is father; compare אֲבִיָּהוּ, אֱלִיאָב, אֲבִיאֵל & references) —

1 David's sister's son & captain of his host (ᵐ5 Ἰωαβ) 1 Samuel 26:6; 2 Samuel 2:13 100t. 2Samuel (also 2 Samuel 20:6 for ᵑ0אֲבִישַׁי compare ᵑ6 We Dr); 1 Kings 1:7 14t. 1Kings; 1 Chronicles 2:16 22t. 1Chronicles; Psalm 60:2.

2 a descendant of Judah 1 Chronicles 4:14 (but ᵐ5 B ᵐ5 L Ἰωβαβ).

3 a family-name after the exile Ezra 2:6 = Nehemiah 7:11 (ᵐ5 Ἰωβαβ, Ἰωαβ) Ezra 8:9 (ᵐ5 Ἰωαβ).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יוֹאָב (“whose father is Jehovah”), Joab, pr.n. of David’s general, 2 Samuel 2:24; 1 Kings 2:5, 22 1 Kings 2:22 also of other men.


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List of Word Forms
בְּיוֹאָ֛ב ביואב וְיוֹאָ֑ב וְיוֹאָ֕ב וְיוֹאָ֖ב וְיוֹאָ֗ב וְיוֹאָ֛ב וְיוֹאָ֞ב וְיוֹאָ֥ב וְיוֹאָ֨ב וְיוֹאָב֙ וּלְיֹאָ֖ב וּלְיוֹאָ֖ב ויואב וליאב וליואב י֠וֹאָב יוֹאָ֑ב יוֹאָ֔ב יוֹאָ֖ב יוֹאָ֗ב יוֹאָ֛ב יוֹאָ֜ב יוֹאָ֡ב יוֹאָ֣ב יוֹאָ֣ב ׀ יוֹאָ֤ב יוֹאָ֥ב יוֹאָ֨ב יוֹאָֽב׃ יוֹאָב֙ יוֹאָב֩ יואב יואב׃ לְיוֹאָ֑ב לְיוֹאָ֖ב לְיוֹאָב֙ ליואב bə·yō·w·’āḇ beyoAv bəyōw’āḇ lə·yō·w·’āḇ leyoAv ləyōw’āḇ ū·lə·yō·’āḇ ū·lə·yō·w·’āḇ ūləyō’āḇ uleyoAv ūləyōw’āḇ veyoAv wə·yō·w·’āḇ wəyōw’āḇ yō·w·’āḇ yoAv yoo yōw’āḇ
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