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Strongs Number: H3117


Hebrew Word
יוֹם
Transliteration
yôwm
Phonetic
yome
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

a day (as the warm {hours}) whether literally (from sunrise to {sunset} or from one sunset to the {next}) or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated {term}) (often used adverbially)

BDB Definition

1. day, time, year

a. day (as opposed to night)

b. day (24 hour period)

1. as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1

2. as a division of time 1b

c. a working day, a day's journey

d. days, lifetime (pl.)

e. time, period (general)

f. year

g. temporal references

1. today

2. yesterday

3. tomorrow

Origin
From an unused root meaning to be hot
Bible Usage
{age} + {always} + {chronicles} continually ({-ance}) {daily} ({[birth-]} {each} to) {day} (now {a} two) days ({agone}) + {elder} X-(idiom) {end} + {evening} + (for) ever ({-lasting} {-more}) X-(idiom) {full} {life} as (so) long as (. . . {live}) (even) {now} + {old} + {outlived} + {perpetually} {presently} + {remaineth} X-(idiom) {required} {season} X-(idiom) {since} {space} {then} (process of) {time} + as at other {times} + in {trouble} {weather} (as) {when} ({a} {the} within a) while ({that}) X-(idiom) whole (+ {age}) (full) year ({-ly}) + younger.