Yam

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3220  
Original WordWord Origin
~yfrom an unused root meaning to roar
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
YamTWOT - 871a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yawm   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. sea
    1. Mediterranean Sea
    2. Red Sea
    3. Dead Sea
    4. Sea of Galilee
    5. sea (general)
    6. mighty river (Nile)
    7. the sea (the great basin in the temple court)
    8. seaward, west, westward
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 421
red* 24, sea 278, seacoast* 5, seas 27, seashore 1, seashore* 9, south 1, west 59, west side 4, western 1, westward 12
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis13
Exodus28
Leviticus2
Numbers17
Deuteronomy12
Joshua41
Judges3
1 Samuel1
2 Samuel2
1 Kings13
2 Kings4
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles10
Ezra1
Nehemiah3
Esther1
Job12
Psalms35
Proverbs3
Ecclesiastes1
Isaiah29
Jeremiah17
Lamentations1
Ezekiel52
Daniel2
Hosea3
Joel1
Amos4
Jonah8
Micah2
Nahum2
Habakkuk4
Zephaniah3
Haggai1
Zechariah5


Total339
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 Yam". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .