Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Continue, ease self, endure, establish, habitation, haunt, lurking, remain, return, seat, -ting down, take, tarry, properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet)

Hebrew: יָשַׁב, yāšab (H3427)

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Here are abide, continue, dwell, ease self and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יָשַׁב 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: H3427

Hebrew Base Word: יָשַׁב

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: (make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, × fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, × marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(-tle), (down-)sit(-down, -ting down, -ting (place), -uate) (still), take, tarry

Definition: Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry.

Detailed definition:

  1. To dwell, remain, sit, abide.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To sit, sit down.
      2. To be set.
      3. To remain, stay.
      4. To dwell, have one's abode.
    2. (Niphal) to be inhabited.
    3. (Piel) to set, place.
    4. (Hiphil).
      1. To cause to sit.
      2. To cause to abide, set.
      3. To cause to dwell.
      4. To cause (cities) to be inhabited.
      5. To marry (give an dwelling to).
    5. (Hophal).
      1. To be inhabited.
      2. To make to dwell.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɔːˈʃɑb
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑːˈʃɑv
  3. Transliteration: yāšab
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: yaw-SHAHB
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-SHAHV

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