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Strongs Number: H3427


Hebrew Word
יָשַׁב
Transliteration
yâshab
Phonetic
yaw-shab'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to sit down (specifically as {judge} in {ambush} in quiet); by implication to {dwell} to remain; causatively to {settle} to marry

BDB Definition

1. to dwell, remain, sit, abide

a. (Qal)

1. to sit, sit down

2. to be set

3. to remain, stay

4. to dwell, have one's abode

b. (Niphal) to be inhabited

c. (Piel) to set, place

d. (Hiphil)

1. to cause to sit

2. to cause to abide, set

3. to cause to dwell

4. to cause (cities) to be inhabited

5. to marry (give an dwelling to)

e. (Hophal)

1. to be inhabited

2. to make to dwell

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
(make to) abide ({-ing}) {continue} (cause {to} make to) dwell ({-ing}) ease {self} {endure} {establish} X-(idiom) {fail} {habitation} {haunt} (make to) inhabit ({-ant}) make to keep {[house]} {lurking} X-(idiom) marry ({-ing}) (bring again to) {place} {remain} {return} {seat} set ({-tle}) (down-) sit ({-down} {still} -ting {down} -ting [place] {-uate}) {take} tarry.