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Strongs Number: H3335


Hebrew Word
יָצַר
Transliteration
yâtsar
Phonetic
yaw-tsar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

(compare H3331); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively to determine (that {is} form a resolution)

BDB Definition

1. to form, fashion, frame

a. (Qal) to form, fashion

1. of human activity

2. of divine activity 1a

b. of creation 1a

1. of original creation 1a

2. of individuals at conception 1a

3. of Israel as a people 1a

c. to frame, pre-ordain, plan (fig. of divine) purpose of a situation)

d. (Niphal) to be formed, be created

e. (Pual) to be predetermined, be pre-ordained

f. (Hophal) to be formed

Origin
probably identical with H3334 (through the squeezing into shape)
Bible Usage
X-(idiom) {earthen} {fashion} {form} {frame} make ({-r}) {potter} purpose.