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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2992 - יָבַם
1) (Piel) to perform levirate marriage, perform the duty of a brother-in-law
1a) the duty due to a brother who died childless — to marry his widow and have a son for his name
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.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Pi`el do the duty of יָבָם to a brother's widow; Perfect וְיִבְּמָהּ consecutive Deuteronomy 25:5 and shall do a brother-in-law's office to her; Imperative יַבֵּם אֹתָהּ Genesis 38:8 (i.e. אֵשֶׁת אָחִיךָ v a); Infinitive suffix לֹא אָבָה יַבְּמִי Deuteronomy 25:7 (on nominal suffix as object of infinitive, see Ges§ 115 R. 2near the end).
יַבְנְאֵל, יַבְנֶה, יִבְנְיָה, יִבְנִיָּה see below בנה.
יַבֹּק see below בקק above
יְבֶרֶכְיָ֫הוּ see below ברך above
יִבְשָׂם see below בשׂם above