Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3117: yowm (pronounced yome)

from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb):--age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) day, time, year

1a) day (as opposed to night)

1b) day (24 hour period)

1b1) as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1

1b2) as a division of time

1b2a) a working day, a day' s journey

1c) days, lifetime (plural)

1d) time, period (general)

1e) year

1f) temporal references

1f1) today

1f2) yesterday

1f3) tomorrow

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from an unused root meaning to be hot


This word is used 2295 times:

Genesis 1:5: "And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening"
Genesis 1:5: "and the morning were the first day."
Genesis 1:8: "and the morning were the second day."
Genesis 1:13: "and the morning were day."
Genesis 1:14: "in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be"
Genesis 1:14: "the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:"
Genesis 1:16: "the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night:"
Genesis 1:18: "And to rule over the day and over the night, the light from the darkness:"
Genesis 1:19: "and the morning were day."
Genesis 1:23: "and the morning were day."
Genesis 1:31: "and the morning were the sixth day."
Genesis 2:2: "And on the seventh day God his work which he had made; and he rested"
Genesis 2:2: "he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which"
Genesis 2:3: "blessed day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all"
Genesis 2:4: "of the heavens when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth"
Genesis 2:17: "thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die."
Genesis 3:5: "God doth know in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened,"
Genesis 3:8: "walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence"
Genesis 3:14: "thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:"
Genesis 3:17: "in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;"
Genesis 4:3: "And in process of time it came to pass, brought of the fruit"
Genesis 4:14: "Behold, thou hast driven me out this day the face of the earth;"
Genesis 5:1: "is the book of the generations In the day that God created man, in the likeness"
Genesis 5:2: "their name Adam, in the day when they were created."
Genesis 5:4: " And the days of Adam after Seth were eight"
Genesis 5:5: "And all the days that lived were nine hundred"
Genesis 5:8: "And all the days of Seth nine hundred and twelve"
Genesis 5:11: "And all the days of Enos nine hundred and five years:"
Genesis 5:14: "And all the days of Cainan nine hundred and ten years:"
Genesis 5:17: "And all the days of Mahalaleel eight hundred ninety and five"
Genesis 5:20: "And all the days of Jared nine hundred sixty and two"
Genesis 5:23: "And all the days of Enoch three hundred sixty and five"
Genesis 5:27: "And all the days of Methuselah nine hundred sixty and nine"
Genesis 5:31: "And all the days of Lamech seven hundred seventy and seven"
Genesis 6:3: "for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty"
Genesis 6:4: "giants in the earth days; and also after that, when"
Genesis 6:5: "of his heart was only evil continually. continually."
Genesis 7:4: "For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth"
Genesis 7:4: "upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every"
Genesis 7:10: "And it came to pass after seven days, of the flood were upon the earth."
Genesis 7:11: "in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day"
Genesis 7:11: "the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great"
Genesis 7:12: "upon forty days and forty nights."
Genesis 7:13: "In the selfsame day entered and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth,"
Genesis 7:17: "And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased,"
Genesis 7:24: "a hundred and fifty days."
Genesis 8:3: "continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters"
Genesis 8:4: "in the seventh on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains"
Genesis 8:6: "And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened"
Genesis 8:10: "yet other days; and again he sent forth the dove"

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