Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Betroth, to fix upon (by agreement or appointment)

Hebrew: יָעַד, yāʿad (H3259)

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Here are agree, appoint, assemble, betroth and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יָעַד 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: H3259

Hebrew Base Word: יָעַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Agree, (make an) appoint(-ment) (a time), assemble (selves), betroth, gather (selves, together), meet (together), set (a time)

Definition: To fix upon (by agreement or appointment); by implication, to meet (at a stated time), to summon (to trial), to direct (in a certain quarter or position), to engage (for marriage).

Detailed definition:

  1. To fix, appoint, assemble, meet, set, betroth.
    1. (Qal) to appoint, assign, designate.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To meet.
      2. To meet by appointment.
      3. To gather, assemble by appointment.
    3. (Hiphil) to cause to meet.
    4. (Hophal) to be set, be placed before, be fixed.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɔːˈʕɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑːˈʕɑd
  3. Transliteration: yāʿad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: yaw-AD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-AD

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