H3368 יקר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H3365; valuable (objectively or subjectively)

KJV Usage: brightness, clear, costly, excellent, fat, honourable women, precious, reputation.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. valuable, prized, weighty, precious, rare, splendid
a. precious
1. costly
2. precious, highly valued
3. precious stones or jewels
b. rare
c. glorious, splendid
d. weighty, influential
Origin: from H3365
TWOT: 905a
Parts of Speech: Adjective

1) valuable, prized, weighty, precious, rare, splendid
1a) precious
1a1) costly
1a2) precious, highly valued
1a3) precious stones or jewels
1b) rare
1c) glorious, splendid
1d) weighty, influential

View how H3368 יקר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 36 occurrences of H3368 יקר

1 Samuel 3:1 was rare
2 Samuel 12:30 with the precious
1 Kings 5:17 costly
1 Kings 7:9 All these were of costly
1 Kings 7:10 was of costly
1 Kings 7:11 were costly
1 Kings 10:2 and precious
1 Kings 10:10 and precious
1 Kings 10:11 and precious
1 Chronicles 20:2 and there were precious
1 Chronicles 29:2 and all manner of precious
2 Chronicles 3:6 with precious
2 Chronicles 9:1 and precious
2 Chronicles 9:9 and precious
2 Chronicles 9:10 and precious
2 Chronicles 32:27 and for precious
Job 28:16 with the precious
Job 31:26 in brightness;
Psalms 36:7 How excellent
Psalms 37:20 shall be as the fat
Psalms 45:9 were among thy honourable women:
Psalms 116:15 Precious
Proverbs 1:13 all precious
Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious
Proverbs 6:26 for the precious
Proverbs 12:27 is precious.
Proverbs 17:27 is of an excellent
Proverbs 24:4 with all precious
Ecclesiastes 10:1 him that is in reputation
Isaiah 28:16 a precious

Distinct usage

6 and precious
2 with the precious
2 The precious
1 costly
1 All these were of costly
1 was of costly
1 were costly
1 and there were precious
1 and all manner of precious
1 in brightness;
1 shall be as the fat
1 were among thy honourable women:
1 all precious
1 She is more precious
1 is precious.
1 is of an excellent
1 with all precious
1 and with all precious
1 every precious
1 and with precious
1 shall not be clear,
1 for the precious
1 How excellent
1 was rare
1 and for precious
1 him that is in reputation
1 with precious
1 Precious
1 a precious

Corresponding Greek Words

yaqar G1588 ek lektos
yaqar G4185 poluteles
yaqar G5093 timios
yaqar G5543 chrestos

Related words


H3365 יקר yâqar

A primitive root; properly apparently to be heavy, that is, (figuratively) valuable; causatively to make rare (figuratively to inhibit)

KJV Usage: be (make) precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw.

H3357 יקּיר yaqqı̂yr
From H3365; precious

KJV Usage: dear.

H3366 יקר ye qâr
ye qâr
From H3365; value, that is, (concretely) wealth; abstractly costliness, dignity

KJV Usage: honour, precious (things), price.