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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2975 - יְאוֹר
1) river, stream, canal, Nile, Nile-canal
1a) stream, river (Nile)
1b) Nile-arms, Nile-canals
1d) shafts (mining)
1e) river (in general)
V) eri (ירה YRH) - I. Throw:[df: ary]II. Rain: III. Teach:To point the way one is to walk in life. KJV (84): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) teach, shoot, archer, cast, teacher, rain, laid, direct, inform, instruct, show, shooter, through watered - Strongs: H3384 (יָרָא)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 stream of the Nile, river Nile, usually with article Genesis 41:1,2,3 (twice in verse); Genesis 41:18; Exodus 1:22; Exodus 2:3,5 (twice in verse); Exodus 4:9 (twice in verse); Exodus 7:15,17,18 (3t. in verse); Exodus 7:20 (twice in verse); Exodus 7:21 (3t. in verse); Exodus 7:24 (twice in verse); Exodus 7:28; Exodus 8:5; Exodus 8:7; Exodus 17:5 (all J E), Amos 8:8; Amos 9:5; Isaiah 19:7 (3t. in verse); Isaiah 19:8; Isaiah 23:3 ("" שִׁחֹר), Isaiah 23:10; Jeremiah 46:7,8 (simile of Egyptian invasion), Ezekiel 29:3 b (read יאר, see above), Ezekiel 29:9; Zechariah 10:11; more fully יְאֹר מִצְרַיִם Amos 8:8; Amos 9:5.
a. Nile-arms, Nile-canals, יְאֹרֵי מִצְרַים Isaiah 7:18; יְאֹרֵי מָצוֺר Isaiah 19:6 ("" נְהָרוֺת), Isaiah 37:25 = 2 Kings 19:24; see also Nahum 3:8; Exodus 7:19; Exodus 8:1 (both P; "" נְהָרֹת, אֲגַמִּים, etc.), Psalm 78:44 ("" נֹזְלִים), Ezekiel 29:3,4 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 29:5,10 + Ezekiel 29:4 ᵑ0 (but strike out ᵐ5 Co), Ezekiel 30:12.
b. watercourses in General, יְאֹרִים רַחֲבֵי יָדָ֑יִם Isaiah 33:21 ("" נְהָרִים; compare Late Hebrew יְאוֺר, late Aramaic יְאוֺרָא).
3 shafts, made in mining Job 28:10 (בַּצּוּרוֺת).
4יְאֹר, singular, of Tigris, Daniel 12:5 (twice in verse); Daniel 12:6,7 (compare Daniel 10:4).
כָּאֹר Amos 8:8, see יְאֹר.
כבב (√ of following, compare Sta§ 116,3; meaning not wholly clear; Arabic is roll threads into a ball, ball of thread, but also troop of horses, band of men, etc.; Ethiopic is in orbem circum-sistere, orbis, circulus, etc.; hence perhaps star, as round, or as collected in bands clusters, constellations; Assyrian kabâbu = burn; kabâbê, shields, is written ‡abâbê by Dl HWB 578).
יְאוֹר see יְאֹר a river.