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Strong's #3379 - יָרָבְעָם

Transliteration
Yârobʻâm
Phonetics
yaw-rob-awm'
Origin
from (H7378) and (H5971)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Jeroboam = “the people will contend”

1) the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel when the kingdom split at the death of Solomon and the 10 tribes split off from Judah and Benjamin and the kingdom under Solomon’s son Rehoboam; idolatry was introduced at the beginning of his reign

2) the 8th king of the northern kingdom of Israel, son of Joash, and

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (103)
1 Kings 54
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
NAS (103)
1 Kings 54
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
HCS (104)
1 Kings 55
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
BSB (104)
1 Kings 55
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
ESV (104)
1 Kings 55
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
WEB (104)
1 Kings 55
2 Kings 24
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 19
Hosea 1
Amos 4
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יָָֽרָבְעָם104 proper name, masculine Jeroboam, Ιεροβοαμ (probably = יָרֹב + עַם the people increaseth Thes Kit 1 Kings 11:26 and others; compare also Gray Prop.N. 59; Ency. Bib. i. 139f.; > √ ריב the people contendeth or ( the god) 'Amm contendeth Nbr Stud. Bib. i. 225, compare Che JQ July, 1899,559; Ency. Bib.); —

190 (Kings Chronicles), leader of revolt of Northern Israel (10th century), and first king 1 Kings 11:26; 1 Kings 12:2 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 12:20, etc., "" 2 Chronicles 10:2 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 10:3,12etc., 1 Kings 13:1; 1 Kings 13:4; 1 Kings 13:83 +; (specifically בֶּןנְֿבָט׳יר 1 Kings 11:26 23t.); in later times (under Deuteronomic influence) as sinful and author of Israel's sin 1 Kings 15:30; 1 Kings 16:2,7,19,26,31 15t.

2 son of Jehoash of Northern Israel (8th cent.) and 13th king 2 Kings 13:13; 2 Kings 14:16,23,27,28,29; 2 Kings 15:1,8; Hosea 1:1; Amos 1:1; Amos 7:9,10,11; probably also 1 Chronicles 5:17.


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List of Word Forms
וְיָֽרָבְעָ֖ם וְיָֽרָבְעָ֗ם וְיָרָבְעָ֖ם וְיָרָבְעָ֗ם וְיָרָבְעָ֛ם וְיָרָבְעָם֩ וירבעם יָֽרָבְעָ֔ם יָֽרָבְעָם֙ יָרָבְעָ֑ם יָרָבְעָ֔ם יָרָבְעָ֖ם יָרָבְעָ֗ם יָרָבְעָ֛ם יָרָבְעָ֜ם יָרָבְעָ֡ם יָרָבְעָ֣ם יָרָבְעָ֣ם ׀ יָרָבְעָ֤ם יָרָבְעָ֥ם יָרָבְעָ֧ם יָרָבְעָ֨ם יָרָבְעָֽם׃ יָרָבְעָם֒ יָרָבְעָם֙ ירבעם ירבעם׃ לְיָֽרָבְעָ֔ם לְיָֽרָבְעָ֤ם לְיָֽרָבְעָם֙ לְיָרָבְעָ֖ם לְיָרָבְעָ֗ם לירבעם lə·yā·rā·ḇə·‘ām ləyārāḇə‘ām leyaraveAm veyaraveAm wə·yā·rā·ḇə·‘ām wəyārāḇə‘ām yā·rā·ḇə·‘ām yārāḇə‘ām yaraveAm
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