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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2969 - יָאָה

Transliteration
yâ'âh
Phonetics
yaw-aw'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
829
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to pertain to, befit, be befitting

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-qp3fs 1
v-qp3fs 1
v-qp3fs 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1005) ea (אה AH) AC: Sigh CO: Sigher AB: Where: The pictograph a represents strength of the ox. The e is one looking at a great sight and sighing. Combined they mean "a strong sigh". This can be a sigh when searching as when the ox snorts when desiring food. This root is closely related to ae. (eng: ah; woe)

A) ea (אה AH) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: ?: The howling of one searching.

Nm) ea (אה AH) - Ah: The sigh of one in exclamation out of a desire. [df: xa ya] KJV (4): ah, alas, woe - Strongs: H253 (אָח), H337 (אִי), H338 (אִי)

B) eea (אהה AHH) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: ?: A screaming out of pain.

Nm) eea (אהה AHH) - Ah: KJV (15): ah, alas - Strongs: H162 (אֲהָהּ)

D) eai (יאה YAH) AC: Desire CO: ? AB: ?: Rightful ownership of what is desired.

V) eai (יאה YAH) - Belong: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) appertain - Strongs: H2969 (יָאָה)

J) efa (אוה AWH) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: Desire: A sigh out of a desire.

V) efa (אוה AWH) - Desire: KJV (26): (vf: Hitpael, Piel) desire, longing, covet, lust, point out - Strongs: H183 (אָוָה)

if1) efat (תאוה TAWH) - Desire: What is good or bad, that is desired. KJV (20): desire, lust, greedily - Strongs: H8378 (תַּאֲוָה)

M) eia (איה AYH) AC: ? CO: Hawk AB: ?: A bird that flies high searching for food and screeches as a loud sigh.

Nf) eia (איה AYH) - Hawk: KJV (3): kite, vulture - Strongs: H344 (אַיָּה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [יָאָה] verb befit, be befitting (Late Hebrew ᵑ7יָאֵי, יָאֶה adjective worthy, fitting, fine; יָאוּת adverb right, well; Phoenician יא fair; Syriac adjective for נאוה Psalm 33:1, πρέπει Matthew 3:15) —

Qal Perfect לְךָ יָאָ֑תָה Jeremiah 10:7, for thee it (i.e. fear) is befitting, late Aramaism.

יְאוֺר see יְאֹר.

יַאֲזַנְיָ֫הוּ, יַאֲזַנְיָה see below אזן above

יָאִיר, יָאִירִי see below אור above

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יָאָ֑תָה יאתה yā’āṯāh yā·’ā·ṯāh yaAtah
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