2974. yaal
Strong's Concordance
yaal: to show willingness, be pleased, determine, undertake (to do anything)
Original Word: יָאַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yaal
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-al')
Short Definition: willing
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to show willingness, be pleased, determine, undertake (to do anything)
NASB Translation
agreed (1), determined (1), persisted (3), please (2), pleased (2), pleased* (1), tried (1), undertook (1), ventured (2), willing (5).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. [יָאַל] verb only

Hiph`il shew willingness, be pleased, determine, undertake to do anything (and do it) (see Ki Thes; Arabic is take refuge with, escape, hasten to a place; compare II. אול be in front of, NöMBAK 1880. 775; Sabean ואל in proper name מואלת DHMEpigr. Denkm. 53; perhaps As âlû, accept, LyonSargontexte 72) —

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular הוֺאִיל Hosea 5:11 2t.; 2 masculine singular הוֺאַלְתָּ 1 Chronicles 17:27; 1singular הוֺאַלְתִּי Genesis 18:27,31; 1plural הוֺאַלְנוּ Joshua 7:7; Imperfect וְיֹאֵל Job 6:9 (jussive); וַיּ֫וֺאֶל Exodus 2:21 4t.; וַיֹאֶל 1 Samuel 17:39 (but see below); Imperative הוֺאֵל 2 Samuel 7:29; 2 Kings 5:23; הוֺאֶלנָֿא Judges 19:6; ה֫וֺאֶל נָא 2 Kings 6:3; הוֺאִ֫ילוּ Job 6:28; —

1 shew willingness to do anything, accept an invitation, acquiesce, followed by infinitive וַי֫וֺאֶל משֶׁה לָשֶׁבֶת אֶתהָֿאִישׁ Exodus 2:21 (JE) and Moses was willing to dwell with the man (and did so), = Judges 17:11 (of Levite); elsewhere following by finite verb; וְלוּ הוֺאַלְנוּ וַנֵּשֶׁב Joshua 7:7 and would that we had been willing and had stayed; especially imperative, followed by imperative: הוֺאֶלנָֿא וְלִין Judges 19:6 be willing and spend the night (kindly accept my invitation) see Ges§ 110. 2 a, R 2; 120. 2 a, 2 Kings 6:3 and (no וְ) 2 Kings 5:23; הוֺאִילוּ פְֿנוּבִֿי Job 6:28 i.e. be good enough to look upon me.

2 more actively, voluntarily undertake to do anything (and do it), followed by infinitive: Genesis 18:27 I have undertaken to speak = Genesis 18:31 (both J); so 1 Samuel 17:39 ᵑ0, but read וַ֫יֵּלֶא, and he laboured vainly, for וַיֹאֶל, so ᵐ5, GeiUrschrift, 377 We Dr (compare also vb לֹא אוּכַל לָלֶכֶת בָּאֵלֶּה); followed by finite verb הוֺאִיל משֶׁה בֵּאֵר Deuteronomy 1:5 i.e. Moses took upon himself to expound the law.

3 more actively still, be pleased, determine on one's own responsibility, resolve, followed by infinitive: Joshua 17:12 (JE) = Judges 1:27 but the Canaanites were determined (shewed a determination) to remain in this territory (= persisted in dwelling there); Judges 1:35 the Amorites persisted in dwelling in Har-Heres, etc.; followed by finite verb, of irreligious action, הואיל הָלַךְ Hosea 5:11 Ephraim persisted, he walked after vanity (read שׁוא for צו, see Che); elsewhere only of the divine good pleasure: followed by infinitive 1 Samuel 12:22 ׳י hath been pleased to make you a people for himself; 1 Chronicles 17:27; followed by finite verb הוֺאֵל וּבָרֵךְ 2 Samuel 7:29 be pleased and bless the house of thy servant; וְיֹאֵל אֱלוֺהַּ וִידַכְּאֵנִי Job 6:9 and that Eloah would be pleased and crush me! (see Ges§ 120, 2 a DaSynt. § 83 b).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
assay, begin, be content, please, take upon, willingly, would

A primitive root (probably rather the same as ya'al through the idea of mental weakness); properly, to yield, especially assent; hence (pos.) To undertake as an act of volition -- assay, begin, be content, please, take upon, X willingly, would.

see HEBREW ya'al

Forms and Transliterations
ה֥וֹאֶל הֽוֹאֶל־ הוֹאִ֔יל הוֹאִ֣יל הוֹאִ֣ילוּ הוֹאֵ֖ל הוֹאֵל֙ הוֹאַ֙לְתִּי֙ הוֹאַ֙לְתָּ֙ הוֹאַ֣לְנוּ הואיל הואילו הואל הואל־ הואלנו הואלת הואלתי וְיֹאֵ֣ל וַיֹּ֣אֶל וַיּ֙וֹאֶל֙ וַיּ֤וֹאֶל וַיּ֥וֹאֶל ויאל ויואל hō·w·’al·nū hō·w·’al·tā hō·w·’al·tî hō·w·’el hō·w·’êl hō·w·’el- hō·w·’î·lū hō·w·’îl hoAlnu hoAlta hoAlti hoel hoIl hoIlu hōw’alnū hōw’altā hōw’altî hōw’el hōw’êl hōw’el- hōw’îl hōw’îlū vaiYoel veyoEl way·yō·’el way·yō·w·’el wayyō’el wayyōw’el wə·yō·’êl wəyō’êl
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Strong's Hebrew 2974
19 Occurrences


hō·w·’al·nū — 1 Occ.
hō·w·’al·tā — 1 Occ.
hō·w·’al·tî — 2 Occ.
hō·w·’el- — 4 Occ.
hō·w·’îl — 3 Occ.
hō·w·’î·lū — 1 Occ.
way·yō·w·’el — 6 Occ.
wə·yō·’êl — 1 Occ.

Genesis 18:27
HEB: הִנֵּה־ נָ֤א הוֹאַ֙לְתִּי֙ לְדַבֵּ֣ר אֶל־
NAS: behold, I have ventured to speak
KJV: and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak
INT: behold Now have ventured to speak to

Genesis 18:31
HEB: הִנֵּֽה־ נָ֤א הוֹאַ֙לְתִּי֙ לְדַבֵּ֣ר אֶל־
NAS: behold, I have ventured to speak
KJV: And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak
INT: behold Now have ventured to speak to

Exodus 2:21
HEB: וַיּ֥וֹאֶל מֹשֶׁ֖ה לָשֶׁ֣בֶת
NAS: Moses was willing to dwell
KJV: And Moses was content to dwell
INT: was willing Moses to dwell

Deuteronomy 1:5
HEB: בְּאֶ֣רֶץ מוֹאָ֑ב הוֹאִ֣יל מֹשֶׁ֔ה בֵּאֵ֛ר
NAS: Moses undertook to expound
KJV: of Moab, began Moses
INT: the land of Moab undertook Moses to expound

Joshua 7:7
HEB: לְהַאֲבִידֵ֑נוּ וְלוּ֙ הוֹאַ֣לְנוּ וַנֵּ֔שֶׁב בְּעֵ֖בֶר
NAS: us? If only we had been willing to dwell
KJV: us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt
INT: to destroy If had been willing to dwell beyond

Joshua 17:12
HEB: הֶֽעָרִ֣ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה וַיּ֙וֹאֶל֙ הַֽכְּנַעֲנִ֔י לָשֶׁ֖בֶת
NAS: because the Canaanites persisted in living
KJV: but the Canaanites would dwell
INT: cities of these persisted the Canaanites living

Judges 1:27
HEB: וְאֶת־ בְּנוֹתֶ֑יהָ וַיּ֙וֹאֶל֙ הַֽכְּנַעֲנִ֔י לָשֶׁ֖בֶת
NAS: so the Canaanites persisted in living
KJV: but the Canaanites would dwell
INT: of Megiddo villages persisted the Canaanites the inhabitants

Judges 1:35
HEB: וַיּ֤וֹאֶל הָֽאֱמֹרִי֙ לָשֶׁ֣בֶת
NAS: yet the Amorites persisted in living
KJV: But the Amorites would dwell in mount
INT: persisted the Amorites living

Judges 17:11
HEB: וַיּ֥וֹאֶל הַלֵּוִ֖י לָשֶׁ֣בֶת
NAS: The Levite agreed to live
KJV: And the Levite was content to dwell
INT: agreed the Levite to live

Judges 19:6
HEB: אֶל־ הָאִ֔ישׁ הֽוֹאֶל־ נָ֥א וְלִ֖ין
NAS: Please be willing to spend the night,
KJV: unto the man, Be content, I pray thee, and tarry all night,
INT: to the man be willing Please to spend

1 Samuel 12:22
HEB: הַגָּד֑וֹל כִּ֚י הוֹאִ֣יל יְהוָ֔ה לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת
KJV: name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD
INT: of his great because pleased the LORD to make

1 Samuel 17:39
HEB: מֵעַ֨ל לְמַדָּ֜יו וַיֹּ֣אֶל לָלֶכֶת֮ כִּ֣י
NAS: his armor and tried to walk,
KJV: upon his armour, and he assayed to go;
INT: and his armor and tried to walk for

2 Samuel 7:29
HEB: וְעַתָּ֗ה הוֹאֵל֙ וּבָרֵךְ֙ אֶת־
NAS: Now therefore, may it please You to bless
KJV: Therefore now let it please thee to bless
INT: Now please to bless the house

2 Kings 5:23
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר נַעֲמָ֔ן הוֹאֵ֖ל קַ֣ח כִּכָּרָ֑יִם
NAS: said, Be pleased to take
KJV: said, Be content, take
INT: said Naaman be pleased to take talents

2 Kings 6:3
HEB: וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ד ה֥וֹאֶל נָ֖א וְלֵ֣ךְ
NAS: Please be willing to go
KJV: said, Be content, I pray thee, and go
INT: said one be willing Please to go

1 Chronicles 17:27
HEB: וְעַתָּ֗ה הוֹאַ֙לְתָּ֙ לְבָרֵךְ֙ אֶת־
NAS: And now it has pleased You to bless
KJV: Now therefore let it please thee to bless
INT: and now has pleased to bless the house

Job 6:9
HEB: וְיֹאֵ֣ל אֱ֭לוֹהַּ וִֽידַכְּאֵ֑נִי
NAS: Would that God were willing to crush
KJV: Even that it would please God
INT: were willing God to crush

Job 6:28
HEB: וְ֭עַתָּה הוֹאִ֣ילוּ פְנוּ־ בִ֑י
NAS: Now please look at me, And [see] if
KJV: Now therefore be content, look
INT: Now please look unto

Hosea 5:11
HEB: מִשְׁפָּ֑ט כִּ֣י הוֹאִ֔יל הָלַ֖ךְ אַחֲרֵי־
NAS: Because he was determined to follow
KJV: in judgment, because he willingly walked
INT: judgment Because was determined walked after

19 Occurrences

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