H2976 יאשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to desist, that is, (figuratively) to despond

KJV Usage: (cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to despair
a. (Niphal) to be despaired, be desperate
b. (Piel) to cause to despair interj
2. it is hopeless!
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 833
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2976 יאשׁ is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H2976 יאשׁ

1 Samuel 27:1
Job 6:26
Ecclesiastes 2:20
Isaiah 57:10
Jeremiah 2:25
Jeremiah 18:12

Corresponding Greek Words

yaash ni. see G430 st. an echo
yaash ni. G447 an iemi
yaash ni. G2064 erchomai
yaash pi. see G657 st. apo tasso