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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #3148 - יוֹתֵר

Root Word (Etymology)
active participle of (H3498)
Parts of Speech
adverb, conjunction, masculine noun
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1) superiority, advantage, excess (noun masculine)

2) excess, better (adverb)

3) besides, moreover, more (conjuntion)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 7
NAS (8)
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 7
CSB (9)
1 Samuel 1
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 7
BSB (8)
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 7
ESV (7)
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 6
WEB (8)
Esther 1
Ecclesiastes 7
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1503) rt (תר TR) AC: Tour CO: Border AB: ?: The pictograph t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "mark of man". The border o the land owned by an individual, or under his control, is marked by markers. An outline or border. To walk to border of the property as owner or spy. An extension of the border. (eng: tour; tire; travel; dial - with the exchange of the t and d and the r and l)

C) rta (אתר ATR) AC: ? CO: Place AB: ?: An area defined by a border.

Nm) rta (אתר ATR) - Place: [Aramaic only] KJV (8): place, after - Strongs: H870 (אֲתַר)

D) rat (תאר TAR) AC: Mark CO: Outline AB: ?

V) rat (תאר TAR) - Mark out: To mark out a border or outline. KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Piel) draw, mark - Strongs: H8388 (תָּאַר)

gm) raft (תואר TWAR) - Form: The outline of an individual. KJV (15): form, goodly, favoured, comely, countenance, resemble, visage - Strongs: H8389 (תֹּאַר)

J) rft (תור TWR) AC: Tour CO: Border AB: ?

V) rft (תור TWR) - Tour: To travel an area from border to border. KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) search, spy, seek, descry, espy - Strongs: H8446 (תּוּר)

Nf) rft (תור TWR) - I. Border: II. Circle:As a round border. An individuals turn as point in a circle. III. Turtledove:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (19): row, border, estate, turn, turtledove - Strongs: H8447 (תֹּר), H8448 (תּוֹר), H8449 (תֹּר)

Nf1) erft (תורה TWRH) - Custom: As what defines, gives borders, to a people. KJV (1): manner - Strongs: H8452 (תּוֹרָה)

mm) nrft (תורנ TWRN) - Pole: As a landmark of a border. Also a ships mast. KJV (3): mast, beacon - Strongs: H8650 (תֹּרֶן)

L) rti (יתר YTR) AC: ? CO: Abundance AB: ?: In the sense of expanding borers.

Nf1) erti (יתרה YTRH) - Abundance: KJV (2): abundance, riches - Strongs: H3502 (יִתְרָה)

am) rtfm (מותר MWTR) - Profit: As an abundance. KJV (3): profit, plenteousness, preeminence - Strongs: H4195 (מוֹתָר)

bm) riti (יתיר YTYR) - Exceeding: In the sense of abundance. [Aramaic only] KJV (8): exceedingly, excellent - Strongs: H3493 (יַתִּיר)

dm) rfti (יתור YTWR) - Range: A range of mountains as a border. KJV (1): range - Strongs: H3491 (יְתוּר)

gm) rtfi (יותר YWTR) - More: In the sense of abundance. KJV (8): more, better, over, profit, moreover, further - Strongs: H3148 (יוֹתֵר)

gf2) trtfi (יותרת YWTRT) - Lobe: The lobe of the liver as an extension of the liver. KJV (11): caul - Strongs: H3508 (יֹתֶרֶת)

jm) nfrti (יתרונ YTRWN) - More: As an abundance. KJV (10): profit, excel, excellency, profitable, better - Strongs: H3504 (יִתְרוֹן)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יוֺתֵר, יֹתֵר noun masculine superiority, advantage, excess (late) (properly

Qal participle of יתר) — absolute יוֺתֵר Ecclesiastes 7:16 2t.; יֹתֵר Ecclesiastes 2:15 4t.; — superiority, advantage מַהיּֿוֺתֵר לֶחָכָם מִןהַֿכְּסִיל Ecclesiastes 6:8 what advantage hath the wise over the fool? probably also יֹתֵר מֵהֵמָּה Ecclesiastes 12:12 (as to) what is more than these (see VB); absolute מַהיֹּֿתֵר לָאָדָם Ecclesiastes 6:11; יֹתֵר לְרֹאֵיהַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ Ecclesiastes 7:11; elsewhere adverb to excess, overmuch Ecclesiastes 2:15; Ecclesiastes 7:16; followed by מִן (as often in Late Hebrew), יוֺתֵר מִמֶּנִּי Esther 6:6 more than me; ׳יֹתֵר שֶׁ = besides that Ecclesiastes 12:9.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יוֹתֵר & יֹתֵר

(1) pr. part of the root יָתַר: remainder, hence gain, emolument. Ecclesiastes 6:8.

(2) Adv.

(a) more, farther. (Chald. and Rabb. יוֹתֵר [“Syr. ܝܬܰܝܺܪ”], followed by מִן more than), Ecclesiastes 2:15, 7:11 12:12.

(b) too much, over. Ecclesiastes 7:16.

(c) besides, like יֶתֶר Esther 6:6 יוֹתֵד מִמֶּנִּי besides me. יוֹתֵר שֶׁ· conj. inasmuch as. Ecclesiastes 12:9 וְיוֹתֵר שֶׁהָיָה קֹהֶלֶת חָכָם “and inasmuch as Koheleth was wise.”

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List of Word Forms
וְיֹתֵ֕ר וְיֹתֵ֖ר וְיֹתֵ֥ר ויתר יֹּתֵ֖ר יּוֹתֵ֥ר יוֹתֵ֑ר יוֹתֵ֥ר יותר יתר veyoTer wə·yō·ṯêr wəyōṯêr yō·ṯêr yō·w·ṯêr yoTer yōṯêr yōwṯêr
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