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Strong's #3220: yam (pronounced yawm)

from an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea; sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south:--sea (X -faring man, (-shore)), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

yâm

1) sea

1a) Mediterranean Sea

1b) Red Sea

1c) Dead Sea

1d) Sea of Galilee

1e) sea (general)

1f) mighty river (Nile)

1g) the sea (the great basin in the temple court)

1h) seaward, west, westward

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from an unused root meaning to roar



Usage:

This word is used 396 times:

Genesis 1:10: "and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:22: "and fill in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth."
Genesis 1:26: "after our likeness: and let them have dominion of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all"
Genesis 1:28: "and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing"
Genesis 9:2: "upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered."
Genesis 12:8: "on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, on the west, on the west, and Hai"
Genesis 13:14: "where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:"
Genesis 14:3: "of Siddim, which sea."
Genesis 22:17: "and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess"
Genesis 28:14: "as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed"
Genesis 32:12: "I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot"
Genesis 41:49: "gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, he left"
Genesis 49:13: "Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships;"
Exodus 10:19: "turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts,"
Exodus 10:19: "the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust"
Exodus 13:18: "led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children"
Exodus 14:2: "between Migdol and the sea, over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp"
Exodus 14:2: "before it shall ye encamp by the sea."
Exodus 14:9: "and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon."
Exodus 14:16: "and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel"
Exodus 14:16: "of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea."
Exodus 14:21: "his hand over the sea; and the LORD the sea to go"
Exodus 14:21: "the sea; and the LORD the sea to go back by a strong east wind"
Exodus 14:21: "that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided."
Exodus 14:22: "of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters unto them on their right hand,"
Exodus 14:23: "after them to the midst of the sea, Pharaoh's horses, his chariots,"
Exodus 14:26: "thine hand the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians,"
Exodus 14:27: "his hand over the sea, and the sea to his strength when the morning"
Exodus 14:27: "his hand over the sea, and the sea to his strength when the morning appeared;"
Exodus 14:27: "the Egyptians in the midst of the sea."
Exodus 14:28: "of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as"
Exodus 14:29: "walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters unto them on their right hand,"
Exodus 14:30: "the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore."
Exodus 15:1: "he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea."
Exodus 15:4: "chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains in the Red"
Exodus 15:4: "captains in the Red sea."
Exodus 15:8: "and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea."
Exodus 15:10: "Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty"
Exodus 15:19: "went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, brought again the waters"
Exodus 15:19: "brought again the waters of the sea upon them; but the children of Israel went"
Exodus 15:19: "went on dry land in the midst of the sea."
Exodus 15:21: "he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse hath he thrown into the sea."
Exodus 15:22: "brought Israel from the Red sea, from the Red sea, and they went out into"
Exodus 20:11: "heaven the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh"
Exodus 23:31: "And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea from the Red sea even unto the sea"
Exodus 23:31: "thy bounds from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines,"
Exodus 26:22: "And for the sides of the tabernacle westward thou shalt make six boards."
Exodus 26:27: "of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward."
Exodus 27:12: "And for the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits:"
Exodus 36:27: "And for the sides of the tabernacle westward he made six boards."









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