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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:

1 Kings 7:24: "it, ten in a cubit, the sea round about: the knops were cast"
1 Kings 7:25: "looking toward the north, looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south,"
1 Kings 7:25: "toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the sea was set above upon"
1 Kings 7:39: "the left side of the house: and he set the sea on the right side"
1 Kings 7:44: "And one sea, and twelve oxen under the sea;"
1 Kings 7:44: "and twelve oxen under the sea;"
1 Kings 9:26: "on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom."
1 Kings 9:27: "his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon."
1 Kings 10:22: "For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy"
1 Kings 18:43: "now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said, There is nothing."
1 Kings 18:44: "there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said,"
2 Kings 14:25: "from the entering of Hamath the sea of the plain, according to the word of the LORD"
2 Kings 16:17: "from off them; and took down the sea from off the brazen"
2 Kings 25:13: "of the LORD, and the bases, and the brazen sea that was in the house of the LORD, did the Chaldees"
2 Kings 25:16: "The two pillars, one sea, and the bases which Solomon"
1 Chronicles 9:24: "were the porters, toward the east, west, north,"
1 Chronicles 16:32: " Let the sea roar, and the fullness thereof: let the fields rejoice, and all that"
1 Chronicles 18:8: "brass, wherewith Solomon made the brazen sea, and the pillars, and the vessels"
2 Chronicles 2:16: "it to thee in floats by sea to Joppa; and thou shalt carry it up"
2 Chronicles 4:2: "Also he made a molten sea of ten cubits from brim"
2 Chronicles 4:3: "ten in a cubit, the sea round about. Two rows"
2 Chronicles 4:4: "looking toward the north, looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south,"
2 Chronicles 4:4: "toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the sea was set above upon"
2 Chronicles 4:6: "to wash in them: such things as they offered for the burnt offering they washed in them; but the sea was for the priests to wash"
2 Chronicles 4:10: "And he set the sea on the right side of the east end, over against"
2 Chronicles 4:15: "One sea, and twelve oxen under"
2 Chronicles 8:17: "and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom."
2 Chronicles 8:18: "ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon"
2 Chronicles 20:2: "multitude thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold,"
Ezra 3:7: "from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus king"
Nehemiah 9:6: "and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest"
Nehemiah 9:9: "their cry the Red sea;"
Nehemiah 9:11: "And thou didst divide the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land;"
Nehemiah 9:11: "before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; thou threwest into the deeps,"
Esther 10:1: "upon the land, and upon the isles of the sea."
Job 6:3: "now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words"
Job 7:12: "Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou settest a watch"
Job 9:8: "and treadeth upon the waves of the sea."
Job 11:9: "than the earth, and broader than the sea."
Job 12:8: "to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare"
Job 14:11: "As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:"
Job 26:12: "He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud."
Job 28:14: "saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not"
Job 36:30: "upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea."
Job 38:8: "Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?"
Job 38:16: "Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou walked in the search of the depth?"
Job 41:31: "to boil like a pot: he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment."
Psalms 8:8: "The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas."
Psalms 8:8: "of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas."
Psalms 24:2: "he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon"









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