Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Spread, to strew as a surface

Hebrew: יַצַע, yaṣaʿ (H3331)

4 King James Bible Verses

Here are make bed, lie, spread and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יַצַע 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: H3331

Hebrew Base Word: יַצַע

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Make (one's) bed, × lie, spread

Definition: To strew as a surface.

Detailed definition:

  1. To spread out, make a bed.
    1. (Hiphil) to lay, spread out.
    2. (Hophal) to be laid, be spread out.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑˈt͡sˤɑʕ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑˈt͡sɑʕ
  3. Transliteration: yaṣaʿ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ya-TSA
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-TSA

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