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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3463 - יָשֵׁן

Word Origin
from (03462)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) sleeping

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5258 ‑ ὕπνος (hoop'‑nos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (8)
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 2
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 2
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
a-fs 2
a-mp 2
a-ms 4
n-cmpc 1
a-fs 2
a-mp 2
a-ms 4
n-cmpc 1
a-fs 2
a-mp 2
a-ms 4
n-cmpc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1474) ns (סהנ ShN) AC: Sharp CO: Teeth AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "teeth continue". The two front teeth are sharp and used for cutting foods by pressing down. (eng: shine - from the whiteness of the teeth)

A) ns (סהנ ShN) AC: ? CO: Teeth AB: ?

Nm/f ) ns (סהנ ShN) - Teeth: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (58): teeth, tooth, ivory, sharp, crag, forefront - Strongs: H8127 (שֵׁן), H8128 (שֵׁן)

Nf1) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Y [df: ans] II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to rootHebrew and Aramaic] KJV (906): year, sleep - Strongs: H8141 (שָׁנָה), H8142 (שֵׁנָא), H8139 (שְׁנָה), H8140 (שְׁנָה)

fm) ins (סהני ShNY) - Scarlet: The color of the gums. KJV (42): scarlet, crimson - Strongs: H8144 (שָׁנִי)

B) nns (סהננ ShNN) AC: Sharp CO: ? AB: ?: From the sharpness of the front teeth.

V) nns (סהננ ShNN) - Sharpen: KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Piel) sharp, whet, sharpen, prick, teach - Strongs: H8150 (שָׁנַן)

bf1) enins (סהנינה ShNYNH) - Piercing: KJV (4): byword, taunt - Strongs: H8148 (שְׁנִינָה)

D) nas (סהאנ ShAN) AC: Rest CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) nas (סהאנ ShAN) - Rest: To be in a state of rest. KJV (5): (vf: Piel) ease, quiet, rest - Strongs: H7599 (שָׁאַן)

mm) nnas (סהאננ ShANN) - Rest: KJV (10): ease, quiet, tumult - Strongs: H7600 (שַׁאֲנָן)

E) ans (סהנא ShNA) AC: ? CO: Two AB: ?: As a second thing.

V) ans (סהנא ShNA) - Change: To exchange one thing for another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (24): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel, Participle) change, diverse, alter - Strongs: H8132 (שָׁנָא), H8133 (שְׁנָה)

emm) nanis (סהינאנ ShYNAN) - Twice: KJV (1): angel - Strongs: H8136 (שִׁנְאָן)

H) ens (סהנה ShNH) AC: ? CO: Two AB: ?: A repeating of the first or what was before.

V) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Change:To exchange one thing for another. II. Repeat:To do something a second time. KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) change, second, again, diverse, alter, disguise, double, pervert, prefer, repeat - Strongs: H8138 (שָׁנָה)

Nm/f) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Two:In the sense of the changing seasons. [Hebrew and Aramaic; Written in the plural form mitsor nintin the Aramaic] [df: Myts]II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to rootHebrew and Aramaic] KJV (772): two, both, second, twain, twice, double - Strongs: H8147 (שְׁתַּיִם), H8578 (תִּנְיָן), H8648 (תַּרְתֵּין)

fm/f) ins (סהני ShNY) - Second: KJV (156): second, other, time, again, another, more, either - Strongs: H8145 (שֵׁנִי)

hm) ensm (מסהנה MShNH) - I. Double: II. Second:KJV (35): second, double, next, college, copy, twice, fatling - Strongs: H4932 (מִשְׁנֶה)

sf3) tfnins (סהנינות ShNYNWT) - Again: A second time. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): again - Strongs: H8579 (תִּנְיָנוּת)

L) nsi (יסהנ YShN) AC: ? CO: Previous AB: ?: What was before the second.

V) nsi (יסהנ YShN) - Sleep: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) sleep, remain, old - Strongs: H3462 (יָשֵׁן)

Nm) nsi (יסהנ YShN) - I. Previous: II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (16): old, sleep - Strongs: H3463 (יָשֵׁן), H3465 (יָשָׁן)

Nf2) tnsi (יסהנת YShNT) - Sleep: [Unknown connection to root;] [df: tns] KJV (1): sleep - Strongs: H8153 (שְׁנָת)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. יָשֵׁן adjective sleeping; — masculine singular יָשֵׁן 1 Samuel 26:7 3t., feminine singular יֲשֵׁנֵה 1 Kings 3:20 Song of Solomon 52; plural יְשֵׁנִים 1 Samuel 26:12; Song of Solomon 7:10; construct יֲשֵׁנֵי Daniel 12:2; — asleep, sleeping 1 Samuel 26:7,12; 1 Kings 3:20; Song of Solomon 5:2; Song of Solomon 7:10; Song of Solomon , figurative, Hosea 7:6, explained as = יֶעְשַׁן smoketh, compare Deuteronomy 29:19, by RS J Phil. xvi. 1888,72; Proph. iv. n. 19 Che with אַמְּהֶם (Ges§ 1. R. 1 a) for אֹפֵהֶם; but < We, their anger sleepeth; of Baal 1 Kings 18:27; in simile of ׳י Psalm 78:65; of dead, as sleeping in dust, Daniel 12:2.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יָשֵׁן fut. יִישַׁן, inf. יְשׁוֹן Ecclesiastes 5:11, pr. to be languid, weary (fchlaff, müde fehn), hence

(1) of persons, to fall asleep, Genesis 2:21, 41:5 Ps. 4:9 to sleep, to be sleeping, Isaiah 5:27; 1 Kings 19:5. (Arab. وَسِنَ to begin to sleep, to slumber, [fchlummern; سِنَةُ the beginning of sleep. As to sleep itself, they commonly use the verb ذام, which on the contrary is used in Hebrew of slumbering, see נוּם ). Persons are said, poetically, to sleep who are

(a) idle, doing nothing, whence ἀνθρωπομόρφως, Psalms 44:24, “why sleepest thou, O Jehovah?” Psalms 78:65.

(b) dead. Job 3:13 concerning whom the idea is more fully expressed with an accus. following, יָשֵׁן שְׁנַת עוֹלָם Jeremiah 51:39, 57 Jeremiah 51:57, and יָשֵׁן מָוֶת Psalms 13:4.

(2) used of inanimate things, to be flaccid, dried, hence to be old (opp. to fresh or new), compare נָבַל, נְבֵלָה. So adj. יָשָׁן, and

Niphal נוֹשַׁן

(1) to be dry, used of old [last year’s] corn, opp. to what is fresh. Leviticus 26:10.

(2) to be old, inveterate, of leprosy, Leviticus 13:11 of a person who has long dwelt in any country, Deuteronomy 4:25.

Piel, causat. of Kal No. 1, to cause to sleep, Judges 16:19.

Derivatives, שֵׁנָה, שְׁנָת and those which follow immediately.

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יְשֵׁנָ֔ה יָשֵׁ֥ן יָשֵׁן֙ ישן ישנה כְּיָשֵׁ֥ן ׀ כישן מִיְּשֵׁנֵ֥י מישני kə·yā·šên kəyāšên keyaShen mî·yə·šê·nê mîyəšênê miyesheNei yā·šên yāšên yaShen yə·šê·nāh yəšênāh yesheNah
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