H3498 יתר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to jut over or exceed; by implication to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively to leave, cause to abound, preserve

KJV Usage: excel, leave (a remnant), left behind, too much, make plenteous, preserve, (be, let) remain (-der, -ing, -nant), reserve, residue, rest.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be left over, remain, remain over, leave
a. (Qal) remainder (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be left over, remain over, be left behind
c. (Hiphil)
1. to leave over, leave
2. to save over, preserve alive
3. to excel, show pre-eminence
4. to show excess, have more than enough, have an excess
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 936
Parts of Speech: Verb

to remain
1) to be left over, remain, remain over, leave
1a) (Qal) remainder (participle)
1b) (Niphal) to be left over, remain over, be left behind
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to leave over, leave
1c2) to save over, preserve alive
1c3) to excel, show pre-eminence
1c4) to show excess, have more than enough, have an excess

View how H3498 יתר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 107 occurrences of H3498 יתר

Genesis 30:36 the rest
Genesis 32:24 was left
Genesis 44:20 and he alone is left
Genesis 49:4 thou shalt not excel;
Exodus 10:15 had left:
Exodus 10:15 and there remained
Exodus 12:10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain
Exodus 12:10 and that which remaineth
Exodus 16:19 leave
Exodus 16:20 of them left
Exodus 28:10 of the rest
Exodus 29:34 shall remain
Exodus 29:34 the remainder
Exodus 36:7 it, and too much.
Leviticus 2:3 And the remnant
Leviticus 2:10 And that which is left
Leviticus 6:16 And the remainder
Leviticus 7:16 also the remainder
Leviticus 7:17 But the remainder
Leviticus 8:32 And that which remaineth
Leviticus 10:12 that were left,
Leviticus 10:12 that remaineth
Leviticus 10:16 who were left
Leviticus 14:18 And the remnant
Leviticus 14:29 And the rest
Leviticus 19:6 and if any thing shall remain
Leviticus 22:30 ye shall leave
Leviticus 27:18 that remain,
Numbers 26:65 And there was not left
Numbers 33:55 you; then it shall come to pass, that those whom ye let remain

Distinct usage

5 and the rest
3 the rest
3 left
3 that were left
3 And the remainder
2 and that which remaineth
2 shall remain
2 And the remnant
2 And that which is left
2 that were left,
2 for them that remain,
2 And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left
2 horses, but reserved
2 of them left.
2 shall be left,
2 who were left
2 that remain
2 and have left
2 And there remained
2 and I, I only, am left;
1 was left
1 thou shalt not excel;
1 And ye shall let nothing of it remain
1 leave
1 of the rest
1 the remainder
1 it, and too much.
1 also the remainder
1 But the remainder
1 that remaineth
1 and if any thing shall remain
1 ye shall leave
1 that remain,
1 And there was not left
1 was left;
1 and left.
1 to her what she had reserved
1 me, surely there had not been left
1 where those that were left behind
1 I, even I only, remain
1 But the rest
1 that were left.
1 of the remnant
1 is left
1 had left
1 and he that remaineth
1 that is left
1 till ye be left
1 which are left
1 Yet, behold, in it shall be left
1 those that remain
1 that are left
1 me; and I remained
1 And it shall come to pass, if there remain
1 to leave
1 them: there was not any left
1 But I will leave
1 Yet will I leave a remnant,
1 that are with him there shall not be left
1 any that is left

Corresponding Greek Words

yatar hi. see G4046 st. peri poieo
yatar hi. G2127 eulogeo
yatar hi. G4129 plethuno
yatar ni,hi G1459 eg kata leipo
yatar ni. G1954 epi loipos
yatar ni. G2147 heurisko
yatar ni. G2645 kata loipos
yatar ni. G4052 perisseuo
yatar ni. G5274 hupo lambano
yatar ni.,hi. G620 apo leipo
yatar ni.,hi. G2641 kata leipo
yatar ni.,hi. G5275 hupo leipo
yatar qal,ni. G3062,3063 & G3064 loipos

Related words


H54 אביתר 'ebyâthâr
Contracted from H1 and H3498; father of abundance (that is, liberal); Ebjathar, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abiathar.

H1956 הותיר hôthı̂yr
From H3498; he has caused to remain; Hothir, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Hothir.

H3491 יתוּר yâthûr
Passive participle of H3498; properly what is left, that is, (by implication) a gleaning

KJV Usage: range.

H3492 יתּיר yattı̂yr
From H3498; redundant; Jattir, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Jattir.

H3504 יתרון yithrôn
From H3498; preeminence, gain

KJV Usage: better, excellency (-leth), profit (-able).

H3506 יתרן yithrân
From H3498; excellent; Jithran, the name of an Edomite and of an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ithran.

H3508 יתרת yôthereth
Feminine active participle of H3498; the lobe or flap of the liver (as if redundant or outhanging)

KJV Usage: caul.

H4195 מותר môthâr
From H3498; literally gain; figuratively superiority

KJV Usage: plenteousness, preeminence, profit.

H4340 מיתר mêythâr
From H3498; a cord (of a tent), (compare H3499) or the string (of a bow)

KJV Usage: cord, string.