H2974 יאל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


יאל
yâ'al
yaw-al'
A primitive root (probably rather the same as H2973 through the idea of mental weakness); properly to yield, especially assent; hence (positively) to undertake as an act of volition

KJV Usage: assay, begin, be content, please, take upon, X willingly, would.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB3388

יאל

1. to begin, make a beginning, show willingness, undertake to do, be pleased, be determined
a. (Hiphil)
1. to agree to, show willingness, acquiesce, accept an invitation, be willing
2. to undertake
3. to resolve, be pleased, be determined
Origin: a primitive root [probably rather the same as H2973 through the idea of mental weakness]
TWOT: 831
Parts of Speech: Verb

TBESH:
יָאַל
ya.al
H:V
be willing
1) to begin, make a beginning, show willingness, undertake to do, be pleased, be determined
1a) (Hiphil)
1a1) to agree to, show willingness, acquiesce, accept an invitation, be willing
1a2) to undertake
1a3) to resolve, be pleased, be determined

View how H2974 יאל is used in the Bible

19 occurrences of H2974 יאל

Genesis 18:27 have taken upon me
Genesis 18:31 Behold now, I have taken upon me
Exodus 2:21 was content
Deuteronomy 1:5 began
Joshua 7:7 we had been content,
Joshua 17:12 would
Judges 1:27 would
Judges 1:35 would
Judges 17:11 was content
Judges 19:6 Be content,
1 Samuel 12:22 sake: because it hath pleased
1 Samuel 17:39 and he tried
2 Samuel 7:29 Therefore now let it please
2 Kings 5:23 Be content,
2 Kings 6:3 Be content,
1 Chronicles 17:27 Now therefore let it please
Job 6:9 Even that it would please
Job 6:28 Now therefore be content,
Hosea 5:11 because he willingly

Distinct usage

3 would
3 Be content,
2 was content
1 have taken upon me
1 began
1 we had been content,
1 sake: because it hath pleased
1 and he tried
1 Now therefore be content,
1 because he willingly
1 Even that it would please
1 Behold now, I have taken upon me
1 Therefore now let it please
1 Now therefore let it please

Corresponding Greek Words

yaal hi. G71 ago
yaal hi. G757 archo
yaal hi. G2192 echo
yaal hi. G2650 kata meno
yaal hi. G2872 kopiao
yaal hi. G3786 ophelos
yaal hi. G4160 poieo
yaal hi. G5622 opheleia
yaal hi. G5623 opheleo


Related words

H2974 יאל

H2973 יאל yâ'al

יאל
yâ'al
yaw-al'
A primitive root; properly to be slack, that is, (figuratively) to be foolish

KJV Usage: dote, be (become, do) foolish (-ly).