Yabam

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 02992 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
~bya primitive root of doubtful meaning
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
YabamTWOT - 836
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yaw-bam' Verb
Definition
  1. (Piel) to perform levirate marriage, perform the duty of a brother-in-law
    1. the duty due to a brother who died childless - to marry his widow and have a son for his name
King James Word Usage - Total: 3
perform the duty of an husband's brother 2, marry 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis1
Deuteronomy2


Total3
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Yabam". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .