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Strong's #3455 - יָשַׂם

a primitive root
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1) to put, place, set, appoint, make

1a) (Qal) to put, place

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3908 ‑ παρατίθημι (par‑at‑ith'‑ay‑mee);  5087 ‑ τίθημι (tith'‑ay‑mee);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1335) mx (סמ SM) AC: Place CO: Store AB: ?

B) mmx (סממ SMM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning]

Nf4) timmx (סממית SMMYT) - Semamiyt: An unknown animal. KJV (1): spider - Strongs: H8079 (שְׂמָמִית)

C) mxa (אסמ ASM) AC: ? CO: Storehouse AB: ?: A storage facility for placing provisions.

Nm) mxa (אסמ ASM) - Storehouse: KJV (2): storehouse - Strongs: H618 (אָסָם)

J) mfx (סומ SWM) AC: Place CO: ? AB: ?

V) mfx (סומ SWM) - Place: To set anything in a place. [Hebrew and Aramaic; A generic verb with a wide application meaning to set in place] [df: MwV MyV] KJV (612): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) put, make, set, lay, appoint, give, consider, turn, brought, ordain, place, take, shew, regard, mark, dispose, care, command, give, name, have - Strongs: H7760 (שִׂים), H7761 (שִׂים)

L) mxi (יסמ YSM) AC: Place CO: ? AB: ?

V) mxi (יסמ YSM) - Place: To set anything in a place. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) put - Strongs: H3455 (יָשַׂם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [יָשַׂם] verb Imperfect וַיִּישֶׂם Genesis 50:26, and so Genesis 24:33 Kt, see שׂום, שׂים.

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


(1) i.q. שׂוּם to set, or place. Hence וָאִישְׂמָה Judges 12:3 כתיב.

(2) intrans. to be set, placed (compare יָצַר and צוּר). Fut. וַיִּישֶׂם Genesis 50:26, and 24:33 כתיב, where the קרי is יוּשַׂם, Hoph. from שׂוּם.

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List of Word Forms
וַיִּ֥ישֶׂם וַיּוּשַׂ֤ם ויושם ויישם vaiYisem vaiyuSam way·yî·śem way·yū·śam wayyîśem wayyūśam
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