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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3267 - יָעַז
1) to be strong, be fierce (meaning dubious)
1a) (Niphal) barbarous (participle)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Niph`al Participle as adjective (precise meaning dubious; Arabic is give a nod or sign, then command, whence Hebrew might have meaning nodding, making signs (not intelligibly speaking), so Hi — Che barbarous, De 'ungeberdig' — which context favours, or arrogant; Thes proposes durus, saevus, and compare עזז) — in phrase עַם נוֺעָז Isaiah 33:19 a barbarous (?) people, of foreign invader.
יעזיאל, יעזיהו see below עזה.
יַעְזִרִ see below עזר. p. 741.
יָעַז unused in Kal, prob. i.q. עָזַז to be hard, firm, robust.
Niphal, Isaiah 33:19, עַם נוֹעָז “a hard (or obstinate) people;” or, as well rendered by Jerome, impudens. Symm. ἀναιδής.