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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3464 - יָשֵׁן

Transliteration
yâshên
Phonetics
yaw-shane'
Origin
the same as (H3463)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Jashen = “sleeping”

1) the father of one or more of David’s mighty warriors

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

יָשֵׁן fut. יִישַׁן, inf. יְשׁוֹן Ecclesiastes 5:11, pr. to be languid, weary (fchlaff, müde fehn), hence

(1) of persons, to fall asleep, Genesis 2:21, 41:5 Ps. 4:9 to sleep, to be sleeping, Isaiah 5:27; 1 Kings 19:5. (Arab. وَسِنَ to begin to sleep, to slumber, [fchlummern; سِنَةُ the beginning of sleep. As to sleep itself, they commonly use the verb ذام, which on the contrary is used in Hebrew of slumbering, see נוּם ). Persons are said, poetically, to sleep who are

(a) idle, doing nothing, whence ἀνθρωπομόρφως, Psalms 44:24, “why sleepest thou, O Jehovah?” Psalms 78:65.

(b) dead. Job 3:13 concerning whom the idea is more fully expressed with an accus. following, יָשֵׁן שְׁנַת עוֹלָם Jeremiah 51:39, 57 Jeremiah 51:57, and יָשֵׁן מָוֶת Psalms 13:4.

(2) used of inanimate things, to be flaccid, dried, hence to be old (opp. to fresh or new), compare נָבַל, נְבֵלָה. So adj. יָשָׁן, and

Niphal נוֹשַׁן

(1) to be dry, used of old [last year’s] corn, opp. to what is fresh. Leviticus 26:10.

(2) to be old, inveterate, of leprosy, Leviticus 13:11 of a person who has long dwelt in any country, Deuteronomy 4:25.

Piel, causat. of Kal No. 1, to cause to sleep, Judges 16:19.

Derivatives, שֵׁנָה, שְׁנָת and those which follow immediately.

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List of Word Forms
יָשֵׁ֖ן ישן yā·šên yāšên yaShen
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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