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H2992


  #2992 יָבַם yabam {yaw-bam'}

 a primitive root of doubtful meaning; TWOT - 836; v

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) (Piel) to perform levirate marriage, perform the duty of a
    brother-in-law
    1a) the duty due to a brother who died childless - to marry his
        widow and have a son for his name

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

A primitive root of doubtful meaning; used only as a denominative from H2993; to marry a (deceased) brother's widow:—perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #2992.
  • יָבַם
  • yabam (386a); denom. vb. from 2993; to perform the duty of a husband’s brother:—
  • NASB - duty as a brother-in-law(1), husband's brother(2), perform the duty(2), perform your duty(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - perform the duty of an husband's brother 2, marry 1; 3
brother
Deuteronomy 25:5, 7.
marry
Genesis 38:8.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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