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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2994 - יְבָמָה

Word Origin
participle of (02992)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) sister-in-law, brother’s wife, brother’s widow

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 80 ‑ ἀδελφός (ad‑el‑fos');  1135 ‑ γυνή (goo‑nay');  1135 ‑ γυνή (goo‑nay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Deuteronomy 2
Ruth 1
Deuteronomy 2
Ruth 1
Deuteronomy 3
Ruth 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1036) mb (במ BM) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?: Anything that is tall or high.

G) meb (בהמ BHM) AC: ? CO: Beast AB: ?: A tall creature.

Nf1) emeb (בהמה BHMH) - Beast: KJV (190): beast, cattle - Strongs: H929 (בְּהֵמָה), H930 (בְּהֵמוֹת)

H) emb (במה BMH) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?

Nf ) emb (במה BMH) - High Place: KJV (102): high place, heights, wave - Strongs: H1116 (בּוּם)

L) mbi (יבמ YBM) AC: Marry CO: Brother-in-law AB: ?: When a husband dies his brother takes his place as his sister-in-laws husband. Any children born to him will be of his brothers line in order to continue, lift up, his family.

V) mbi (יבמ YBM) - Marry: The marrying of ones sister-in-law as the next of kin. KJV (3): (vf: Piel) marry - Strongs: H2992 (יָבַם)

Nm) mbi (יבמ YBM) - Brother-in-law: KJV (2): husbands brother - Strongs: H2993 (יָבָם)

Nf2) tmbi (יבמת YBMT) - Sister-in-law: KJV (5): brothers wife, sister in law - Strongs: H2994 (יְבָמָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [יְבֵ֫מֶת] noun feminine sister-in-law (Late Hebrew יְבָמָה, ᵑ7יְבַמְתָּא, יְבִּימְתָּא; Syriac ) — only suffix יְבִמְתּו Deuteronomy 25:7 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 25:9 his brother's wife (widow), (compare Genesis 38:8) in levirate law; יְבִמְתֵּךְ Ruth 1:15 (twice in verse) thy husband's brother's wife.

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List of Word Forms
יְבִמְתֵּ֔ךְ יְבִמְתֵּֽךְ׃ יְבִמְתּ֑וֹ יְבִמְתּ֣וֹ יְבִמְתּ֨וֹ יבמתו יבמתך יבמתך׃ yə·ḇim·têḵ yə·ḇim·tōw yəḇimtêḵ yəḇimtōw yevimTech yevimTo
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