Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3034: yadah (pronounced yaw-daw')

a primitive root; used only as denominative from 3027; literally, to use (i.e. hold out) the hand; physically, to throw (a stone, an arrow) at or away; especially to revere or worship (with extended hands); intensively, to bemoan (by wringing the hands):--cast (out), (make) confess(-ion), praise, shoot, (give) thank(-ful, -s, -sgiving).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to throw, shoot, cast

1a) (Qal) to shoot (arrows)

1b) (Piel) to cast, cast down, throw down

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to give thanks,, laud, praise

1c2) to confess, confess (the name of God)

1d) (Hithpael)

1d1) to confess (sin)

1d2) to give thanks

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root; used only as denominative from H3027


This word is used 114 times:

Psalms 142:7: "Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous"
Psalms 145:10: "All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless"
Proverbs 28:13: "his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh"
Isaiah 12:1: "day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though with me, thine anger is turned away,"
Isaiah 12:4: "And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call declare"
Isaiah 25:1: "thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; thou hast done wonderful"
Isaiah 38:18: "For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate into the pit"
Isaiah 38:19: "The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father shall make known"
Jeremiah 33:11: "of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the LORD of hosts: for"
Jeremiah 50:14: "all ye that bend shoot at her, spare no arrows:"
Lamentations 3:53: "They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone"
Daniel 9:4: "And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O the great"
Daniel 9:20: "I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin of my people Israel,"
Zechariah 1:21: "but these are come to frighten them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up"

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