Yarob`am

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3379 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
~[bryfrom (07378) and (05971)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Yarob`amNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yaw-rob-awm' Proper Name Masculine
Definition
Jeroboam = "the people will contend"
  1. the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel when the kingdom split at the death of Solomon and the 10 tribes split off from Judah and Benjamin and the kingdom under Solomon's son Rehoboam; idolatry was introduced at the beginning of his reign
  2. the 8th king of the northern kingdom of Israel, son of Joash, and 4th in the dynasty of Jehu; during his reign the Syrian invaders were repelled and the kingdom restored to its former borders but the idolatry of the kingdom was maintained
NAS Word Usage - Total: 103
Jeroboam 100, Jeroboam's 3
NAS Verse Count
1 Kings48
2 Kings23
1 Chronicles1
2 Chronicles18
Hosea1
Amos4


Total95
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 Yarob`am". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .