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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3337 - יֵצֶר

Transliteration
yêtser
Phonetics
yay'-tser
Origin
the same as (H3336)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Jezer = “forming”

1) the 3rd son of Naphtali and the founder of the family of Jezerites

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
NAS (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
HCS (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
BSB (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
ESV (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
WEB (3)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Chronicles
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יֵצֶר m. with suff. יִצְרוֹ.

(1)  frame, formation; Psalms 103:14, כִּי־הוּא יָדַע יִצְרֵנוּ “for he knoweth our frame,” i.e. knows how or whence we have been formed; hence, a thing framed, as earthenware, Isaiah 29:16 specially an idol, Habakkuk 2:18.

(2) Metaph. a meditation, thought, more fully יֵצֶר לֵב Genesis 8:21, 6:5 Deuteronomy 31:21 יֵצֶר סָמוּךְ “a firm mind,” a firm soul, i.e. a man of firm mind, Isaiah 26:3 (comp. Psalms 112:8).

(3) [Jezer], pr.n. of a son of Naphtali, Genesis 46:24. Patron. יִצְרִי Numbers 26:49 which latter word is also pr.n. of another man, 1 Chronicles 25:11 (for which there is in verse 1 Chronicles 25:3צְרִי).

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List of Word Forms
וְיֵ֥צֶר ויצר לְיֵ֕צֶר ליצר lə·yê·ṣer ləyêṣer leYetzer veYetzer wə·yê·ṣer wəyêṣer
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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