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  #3282 יַעַן ya`an {yah'-an}

 from an unused root meaning to pay attention; TWOT - 1650e

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

 1) because, therefore, because that, on account of
 2) because of, on account of
 3) why (with interrogative pron)

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

From an unused root meaning to pay attention; properly heed; by implication purpose (sake or account); used adverbially to indicate the reason or cause:—because (that), forasmuch (+ as), seeing then, + that, + whereas, + why.

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

  • #3282.
  • יַעַן
  • yaan (774d); from 6030a; on account of, because:—
  • NASB - because(54), because*(35), definitely because(1), inasmuch*(2), reason(1), since(1), so*(1), why*(1).

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

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 AV - because, even, seeing, forasmuch, that, whereas, why; 17
1 Kings 13:21; 14:7.
Leviticus 26:43, 43. Numbers 11:20. 1 Kings 21:29. Isaiah 3:16. Ezekiel 5:9; 25:8; 36:3. Haggai 1:9.
Isaiah 8:6; 29:13. Amos 5:11.
Ezekiel 21:4.
Ezekiel 12:12.
The following translates multiple Hebrew or Aramaic words:
Genesis 22:16.
1 Kings 8:18.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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