Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Beget, born, bring up, calve, child, come, time of delivery, gender, hatch, labour, declare pedigrees, be the son of, to bear young

Hebrew: יָלַד, yālad (H3205)

402 King James Bible Verses


Here are bear, beget, birth, born, bring forth and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יָלַד mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3205

Hebrew Base Word: יָלַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Bear, beget, birth(-day), born, (make to) bring forth (children, young), bring up, calve, child, come, be delivered (of a child), time of delivery, gender, hatch, labour, (do the office of a) midwife, declare pedigrees, be the son of, (woman in, woman that) travail(-eth, -ing woman)

Definition: To bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage.

Detailed definition:

  1. To bear, bring forth, beget, gender, travail.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To bear, bring forth.
        1. Of child birth.
        2. Of distress (simile).
        3. Of wicked (behavior).
      2. To beget.
    2. (Niphal) to be born.
    3. (Piel).
      1. To cause or help to bring forth.
      2. To assist or tend as a midwife.
      3. Midwife (participle).
    4. (Pual) to be born.
    5. (Hiphil).
      1. To beget (a child).
      2. To bear (figurative for wicked bringing forth iniquity).
    6. (Hophal) day of birth, birthday (infinitive).
    7. (Hithpael) to declare one's birth (pedigree).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɔːˈlɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑːˈlɑd
  3. Transliteration: yālad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: yaw-LAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-LAHD

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