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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #03468 - יֶשַׁע
1) deliverance, salvation, rescue, safety, welfare
1a) safety, welfare, prosperity
1476) os (סהאה ShAh) AC: Watch CO: Shepherd AB: Delight: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth used for devouring or destruction, the o is a picture of the eye. Combined these mean "destroyer watches". The shepherd carefully watches over the flock and the surrounding area always on the lookout for danger. When a predator comes to attack, the shepherd destroys the enemy.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 safety, welfare, prosperity 2 Samuel 23:5; Psalm 12:6; Job 5:4,11.
2 salvation, i.e. primarily physical rescue, by God, often with added spiritual idea: Isaiah 62:11; Psalm 69:14; Psalm 85:8; Psalm 85:10; יֵשַׁע אֱלֹהִים salvation from God Psalm 50:23; used as infin. with accusative לְיֵשַׁע Habakkuk 3:13 (twice in verse) (see Ew§ 239 a); accordingly Yahweh is אוֺרִי וְיִשְׁעִי my light and my salvation Psalm 27:1; צוּר ישׁע Psalm 95:1; קֶרֶן ישׁע Psalm 18:3 = 2 Samuel 22:3; אֱלֹהֵי ישׁע Isaiah 17:10; Micah 7:7; Habakkuk 3:18; Psalm 18:47 = אֱלֹהֵי צוּר ישׁע 2 Samuel 22:47; Psalm 24:5; Psalm 25:5; Psalm 27:9; Psalm 65:6; Psalm 79:9; Psalm 85:5; 1 Chronicles 16:35; ׳מָגֵן ישׁ Psalm 18:36 = 2 Samuel 22:36; על אלהים ישׁעי Psalm 62:8; "" צְדָקָה Isaiah 45:8; Isaiah 51:5; Isaiah 61:10; שְׂשׂוֺן יִשְׁעֶ֑ךָ Psalm 51:14 joy of thy salvation ׳כֹּהֲנֶיהָ אַלְבִּישׁ ישׁ Psalm 132:16 her priests will clothe with salvation.
3 victory: גְּבוּרוֺת יֵשַׁע יְמִינוֺ Psalm 20:7 the mighty deeds of the victory of his right hand.