Yabam

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2992 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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
duty as a brother-in-law 1, husband's brother 2, perform the duty 2, perform your duty 1
NAS 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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .