Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3027: yad (pronounced yawd)

a primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from 3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote (as follows):--(+ be) able, X about, + armholes, at, axletree, because of, beside, border, X bounty, + broad, (broken-)handed, X by, charge, coast, + consecrate, + creditor, custody, debt, dominion, X enough, + fellowship, force, X from, hand(-staves, -y work), X he, himself, X in, labour, + large, ledge, (left-)handed, means, X mine, ministry, near, X of, X order, ordinance, X our, parts, pain, power, X presumptuously, service, side, sore, state, stay, draw with strength, stroke, + swear, terror, X thee, X by them, X themselves, X thine own, X thou, through, X throwing, + thumb, times, X to, X under, X us, X wait on, (way-)side, where, + wide, X with (him, me, you), work, + yield, X yourselves.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) hand

1a) hand (of man)

1b) strength, power (figuratively)

1c) side (of land), part, portion (metaphorically) (figuratively)

1d) (various special, technical senses)

1d1) sign, monument

1d2) part, fractional part, share

1d3) time, repetition

1d4) axle-trees, axle

1d5) stays, support (for laver)

1d6) tenons (in tabernacle)

1d7) a phallus, a hand (meaning unsure)

1d8) wrists

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: a primitive word


This word is used 1612 times:

Daniel 8:25: "of princes; without hand."
Daniel 9:10: "which he set before us by his servants the prophets."
Daniel 9:15: "hast brought thy people forth out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and hast gotten"
Daniel 10:4: "as I was by the side of the great river, which is Hiddekel;"
Daniel 10:10: "And, behold, a hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands."
Daniel 10:10: "me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands."
Daniel 11:11: "multitude; but the multitude shall be given into his hand."
Daniel 11:16: "him: and he shall stand in the glorious land, which by his hand shall be consumed."
Daniel 11:41: "countries shall be overthrown: but these shall escape out of his hand, out of his hand, even Edom, and Moab, and the chief"
Daniel 11:42: "He shall stretch forth his hand also upon the countries: and the land of Egypt shall not escape."
Daniel 12:7: "times, and a half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all"
Hosea 2:10: "of her lovers, and none shall deliver her out of mine hand. her out of mine hand."
Hosea 7:5: "with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scorners."
Hosea 12:7: "He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress."
Hosea 12:10: "have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets."
Hosea 13:14: "I will ransom them from the power them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death,"
Hosea 14:3: "will we say any more to the work of our hands, Ye are our gods: for findeth mercy."
Joel 3:8: "your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans,"
Amos 1:8: "and him that holdeth the scepter from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron:"
Amos 5:19: "met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent"
Amos 7:7: "a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand."
Amos 9:2: "they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them; though they climb up"
Micah 2:1: "it, because it is in the power of their hand."
Micah 5:9: " Thine hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all thine enemies shall be cut off."
Micah 5:12: "And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand; out of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers:"
Micah 5:13: "of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thine hands."
Micah 7:16: "at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears"
Habakkuk 3:4: "was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power."
Habakkuk 3:10: "uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high."
Zephaniah 1:4: "I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem;"
Zephaniah 2:13: "And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make"
Zephaniah 2:15: "by her shall hiss, and wag his hand."
Zephaniah 3:16: "thou not: and to Zion, Let not thine hands be slack."
Haggai 1:1: "came the word of the LORD by Haggai unto Zerubbabel"
Haggai 1:3: "Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,"
Haggai 2:1: "came the word of the LORD by the prophet Haggai, saying,"
Haggai 2:14: "and so is every of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean."
Haggai 2:17: "in all the labors of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, saith the LORD."
Zechariah 2:1: "a man with a measuring line in his hand."
Zechariah 2:9: "behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants:"
Zechariah 4:9: " The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know"
Zechariah 4:9: "have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know that the LORD"
Zechariah 4:10: "and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven;"
Zechariah 4:12: "olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty"
Zechariah 7:7: "which the LORD hath cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was"
Zechariah 7:12: "the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former therefore came"
Zechariah 8:4: "of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very"
Zechariah 8:9: "saith the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days"
Zechariah 8:13: "a blessing: fear but let your hands be strong."
Zechariah 11:6: "the men every one hand, and into the hand of his king: and they shall smite"

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