H3335 יצר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

probably identical with H3334 (through the squeezing into shape); (compare H3331); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively to determine (that is, form a resolution)

KJV Usage: X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make (-r), potter, purpose.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to form, fashion, frame
a. (Qal) to form, fashion
1. of human activity
2. of divine activity 1a
b. of creation 1a
1. of original creation 1a
2. of individuals at conception 1a
3. of Israel as a people 1a
c. to frame, pre-ordain, plan (fig. of divine) purpose of a situation)
d. (Niphal) to be formed, be created
e. (Pual) to be predetermined, be pre-ordained
f. (Hophal) to be formed
Origin: probably identical with H3334 (through the squeezing into shape), ([compare H3331])
TWOT: 898
Parts of Speech: Verb

to form
1) to form, fashion, frame
1a) (Qal) to form, fashion
1a1) of human activity
1a2) of divine activity
1a2a) of creation
1a2a1) of original creation
1a2a2) of individuals at conception
1a2a3) of Israel as a people
1a2b) to frame, pre-ordain, plan (fig. of divine) purpose of a situation)
1b) (Niphal) to be formed, be created
1c) (Pual) to be predetermined, be pre-ordained
1d) (Hophal) to be formed

View how H3335 יצר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 62 occurrences of H3335 יצר

Genesis 2:7 formed
Genesis 2:8 he had formed.
Genesis 2:19 formed
2 Samuel 17:28 and earthen
2 Kings 19:25 that I have formed
1 Chronicles 4:23 These were the potters,
Psalms 2:9 like a potter's
Psalms 33:15 He fashioneth
Psalms 74:17 thou hast made
Psalms 94:9 he that formed
Psalms 94:20 with thee, which frameth
Psalms 95:5 formed
Psalms 104:26 which thou hast made
Psalms 139:16 were fashioned,
Isaiah 22:11 to him that fashioned
Isaiah 27:11 them, and he that formed
Isaiah 29:16 as the potter's
Isaiah 29:16 of him that formed
Isaiah 30:14 of the potter's
Isaiah 37:26 that I have formed
Isaiah 41:25 and as the potter
Isaiah 43:1 and he that formed
Isaiah 43:7 I have formed
Isaiah 43:10 formed,
Isaiah 43:21 have I formed
Isaiah 44:2 thee, and formed
Isaiah 44:9 They that make
Isaiah 44:10 Who hath formed
Isaiah 44:12 and fashioneth
Isaiah 44:21 I have formed

Distinct usage

3 formed
2 that I have formed
2 and he that formed
2 I have formed
2 that formed
2 to the potter's
2 a potter's
1 he had formed.
1 and earthen
1 These were the potters,
1 like a potter's
1 He fashioneth
1 thou hast made
1 he that formed
1 which thou hast made
1 as the potter's
1 of him that formed
1 and as the potter
1 have I formed
1 thee, and formed
1 Who hath formed
1 and fashioneth
1 I form
1 and his Maker,
1 himself that formed
1 he formed
1 I formed
1 is not like them: for he is the former
1 with you as this potter?
1 is in the potter's
1 Behold, I frame
1 is not like them; for he is the one who formed
1 of the potter!
1 For, lo, he that formeth
1 that its maker
1 that the maker
1 it to the potter:
1 them to the potter
1 and formeth
1 of the potter's
1 to him that fashioned
1 it to pass; I have purposed
1 with his Maker!
1 to him that fashioneth
1 them, and he that formed
1 formed,
1 that is formed
1 with thee, which frameth
1 of the potter:
1 to the potter
1 They that make
1 and thou our potter;
1 were fashioned,
1 to me; and, behold, he formed

Corresponding Greek Words

yatsar G2476 histemi
yatsar G2680 kata skeuoazo
yatsar G2763 kerameus
yatsar G2766 keramos
yatsar G2936 ktizo
yatsar G4111 plasso
yatsar G4160 poieo
yatsar G4929 sun tasso
yatsar ni. G1096 ginomai

Related words


H3336 יצר yêtser
From H3335; a form; figuratively conception (that is, purpose)

KJV Usage: frame, thing framed, imagination, mind, work.

H3338 יצר yâtsûr
Passive participle of H3335; structure, that is, limb or part

KJV Usage: member.

H3339 יצרי yitsrı̂y
From H3335; formative; Jitsri, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Isri.

H3334 יצר yâtsar

A primitive root; to press (intransitively), that is, be narrow; figuratively be in distress

KJV Usage: be distressed, be narrow, be straitened (in straits), be vexed.

H3331 יצע yatsa‛

A primitive root; to strew as a surface

KJV Usage: make [one’s] bed, X lie, spread.

H3326 יצוּע yâtsûa‛
Passive participle of H3331; spread, that is, a bed; (architecturally) an extension, that is, wing or lean to (a single story or collection)

KJV Usage: bed, chamber, couch.

H4702 מצּע matstsâ‛
From H3331; a couch

KJV Usage: bed.