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Strongs Number: H3498


Hebrew Word
יָתַר
Transliteration
yâthar
Phonetic
yaw-thar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to jut over or exceed; by implication to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively to {leave} cause to {abound} preserve

BDB Definition

1. to be left over, remain, remain over, leave

a. (Qal) remainder (participle)

b. (Niphal) to be left over, remain over, be left behind

c. (Hiphil)

1. to leave over, leave

2. to save over, preserve alive

3. to excel, show pre-eminence

4. to show excess, have more than enough, have an excess

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{excel} leave (a {remnant}) left {behind} too {much} make {plenteous} {preserve} ({be} let) remain ({-der} {-ing} {-nant}) {reserve} {residue} rest.