3050. Yah
Strong's Concordance
Yah: the name of the God of Israel
Original Word: יָהּ
Part of Speech: Proper Name
Transliteration: Yah
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw)
Short Definition: LORD
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
contr. from Yhvh
Definition
the name of the God of Israel
NASB Translation
GOD (1), LORD (49).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
יָהּ50 proper name, of deity contracted from יהוה, first appears in early poems; Exodus 15:2 עָזִי וְזִמְרָת יָהּ My strength and song is Yah (cited Isaiah 12:2; Psalm 118:14), compare the poetic extract יָד עַל כֵּס יָהּ = hand to the throne of Yah Exodus 17:16 (E), the song of Hezekiah Isaiah 38:11 (repeated by dittography), (א)שׁ להבת יה (so read in preference to the ᵑ0 שַׁלְהֶבֶתְיָה) = flame of fire from Yah Songs 8:6; ביה יהוה Isaiah 26:4 (והיה sustained by Aq and the rhythmical movement, unless it be a mistake for שׁמו, compare Psalm 68:5), יה אלהים Psalm 68:19. Elsewhere יָהּ is used only in late Psalms, especially in the Hallels, in the phrase הַלֲלוּיָֿהּ praise ye Yah Psalm 104:35; Psalm 105:45; Psalm 106:1; Psalm 106:48; Psalm 111:1; Psalm 112:1; Psalm 113:1; Psalm 113:9; Psalm 115:18; Psalm 116:19; Psalm 117:2; Psalm 135:1; Psalm 135:3; Psalm 135:21; Psalm 146:1; Psalm 146:10; Psalm 147:1; Psalm 147:20; Psalm 148:1; Psalm 148:14; Psalm 149:1; Psalm 149:9; Psalm 150:1; Psalm 150:6, compare also יהלל יה Psalm 102:19 יהללו יה Psalm 115:17 תהלל יה Psalm 150:6 (see הלל); in variant reading other phrases Psalm 77:12; Psalm 89:9; Psalm 94:7; Psalm 94:12; Psalm 115:18; Psalm 118:5 (twice in verse); Psalm 118:17; Psalm 118:18; Psalm 118:19; Psalm 122:4; Psalm 130:3; Psalm 135:4.

יָהּ proper name, of deity, see below הוה

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Jah, the Lord

Contraction for Yhovah, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name -- Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in "-iah," "- jah."

see HEBREW Yhovah

Forms and Transliterations
בְּיָ֣הּ בְּיָ֥הּ ביה יָ֑הּ יָ֔הּ יָ֖הּ יָ֗הּ יָ֡הּ יָ֣הּ יָ֨הּ ׀ יָ֬הּ יָ֭הּ יָּ֑הּ יָֽהּ׃ יָהּ יה יה׃ bə·yāh beYah bəyāh Yah yāh
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48 Occurrences


bə·yāh — 2 Occ.
yāh — 46 Occ.

Exodus 15:2
HEB: עָזִּ֤י וְזִמְרָת֙ יָ֔הּ וַֽיְהִי־ לִ֖י
NAS: The LORD is my strength and song,
KJV: The LORD [is] my strength and song,
INT: is my strength and song the LORD has become my salvation

Exodus 17:16
HEB: עַל־ כֵּ֣ס יָ֔הּ מִלְחָמָ֥ה לַיהוָ֖ה
NAS: and he said, The LORD has sworn;
KJV: For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn
INT: and sworn the LORD war the LORD

Psalm 68:4
HEB: לָרֹכֵ֣ב בָּ֭עֲרָבוֹת בְּיָ֥הּ שְׁמ֗וֹ וְעִלְז֥וּ
NAS: Whose name is the LORD, and exult
KJV: by his name JAH, and rejoice
INT: rides the deserts is the LORD name and exult

Psalm 68:18
HEB: ס֝וֹרְרִ֗ים לִשְׁכֹּ֤ן ׀ יָ֬הּ אֱלֹהִֽים׃
NAS: also, that the LORD God
KJV: yea, [for] the rebellious also, that the LORD God
INT: Even the rebellious may dwell the LORD God

Psalm 77:11
HEB: ק) מַֽעַלְלֵי־ יָ֑הּ כִּֽי־ אֶזְכְּרָ֖ה
NAS: the deeds of the LORD; Surely
KJV: the works of the LORD: surely I will remember
INT: shall remember the deeds of the LORD Surely shall remember

Psalm 89:8
HEB: כָֽמ֖וֹךָ חֲסִ֥ין ׀ יָ֑הּ וֶ֝אֱמֽוּנָתְךָ֗ סְבִיבוֹתֶֽיךָ׃
NAS: You, O mighty LORD? Your faithfulness
KJV: who [is] a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness
INT: is like mighty LORD faithfulness surrounds

Psalm 94:7
HEB: לֹ֣א יִרְאֶה־ יָּ֑הּ וְלֹא־ יָ֝בִ֗ין
NAS: They have said, The LORD does not see,
KJV: Yet they say, The LORD shall not see,
INT: Nor see the LORD Nor pay

Psalm 94:12
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ תְּיַסְּרֶ֣נּוּ יָּ֑הּ וּֽמִתּוֹרָתְךָ֥ תְלַמְּדֶֽנּוּ׃
NAS: You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach
KJV: whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest
INT: whom chasten LORD of your law teach

Psalm 102:18
HEB: נִ֝בְרָ֗א יְהַלֶּל־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: yet to be created may praise the LORD.
KJV: shall praise the LORD.
INT: to be created may praise the LORD

Psalm 104:35
HEB: יְהוָ֗ה הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: O my soul. Praise the LORD!
KJV: O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.
INT: the LORD Praise the LORD

Psalm 105:45
HEB: יִנְצֹ֗רוּ הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: His laws, Praise the LORD!
KJV: his laws. Praise ye the LORD.
INT: and observe Praise the LORD

Psalm 106:48
HEB: אָמֵ֗ן הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: Amen. Praise the LORD!
KJV: Amen. Praise ye the LORD.
INT: Amen Praise the LORD

Psalm 111:1
HEB: הַ֥לְלוּ יָ֨הּ ׀ אוֹדֶ֣ה יְ֭הוָה
NAS: Praise the LORD! I will give thanks
KJV: Praise ye the LORD. I will praise
INT: Praise the LORD will give to the LORD

Psalm 112:1
HEB: הַ֥לְלוּ יָ֨הּ ׀ אַשְׁרֵי־ אִ֭ישׁ
NAS: Praise the LORD! How blessed
KJV: Praise ye the LORD. Blessed
INT: Praise the LORD blessed is the man

Psalm 113:1
HEB: הַ֥לְלוּ יָ֨הּ ׀ הַ֭לְלוּ עַבְדֵ֣י
NAS: Praise the LORD! Praise, O servants
KJV: Praise ye the LORD. Praise,
INT: Praise the LORD Praise servants

Psalm 113:9
HEB: שְׂמֵחָ֗ה הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: of children. Praise the LORD!
KJV: of children. Praise ye the LORD.
INT: a joyful Praise the LORD

Psalm 115:17
HEB: הַ֭מֵּתִים יְהַֽלְלוּ־ יָ֑הּ וְ֝לֹ֗א כָּל־
NAS: do not praise the LORD, Nor
KJV: praise not the LORD, neither any that go down
INT: the dead praise the LORD Nor any

Psalm 115:18
HEB: וַאֲנַ֤חְנוּ ׀ נְבָ֘רֵ֤ךְ יָ֗הּ מֵֽעַתָּ֥ה וְעַד־
NAS: But as for us, we will bless the LORD From this time
KJV: But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for
INT: we will bless the LORD this and for

Psalm 115:18
HEB: עוֹלָ֗ם הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: forth and forever. Praise the LORD!
KJV: evermore. Praise the LORD.
INT: evermore Praise the LORD

Psalm 116:19
HEB: יְֽרוּשָׁלִָ֗ם הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: of you, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!
KJV: Praise ye the LORD.
INT: Jerusalem Praise the LORD

Psalm 117:2
HEB: לְעוֹלָ֗ם הַֽלְלוּ־ יָֽהּ׃
NAS: is everlasting. Praise the LORD!
KJV: Praise ye the LORD.
INT: is everlasting Praise the LORD

Psalm 118:5
HEB: הַ֭מֵּצַ֥ר קָרָ֣אתִי יָּ֑הּ עָנָ֖נִי בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב
NAS: I called upon the LORD; The LORD
KJV: I called upon the LORD in distress:
INT: From distress called the LORD answered A large

Psalm 118:5
HEB: עָנָ֖נִי בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב יָֽהּ׃
NAS: upon the LORD; The LORD answered
KJV: in distress: the LORD answered
INT: answered A large the LORD

Psalm 118:14
HEB: עָזִּ֣י וְזִמְרָ֣ת יָ֑הּ וַֽיְהִי־ לִ֝֗י
NAS: The LORD is my strength and song,
KJV: The LORD [is] my strength and song,
INT: is my strength and song the LORD has become my salvation

Psalm 118:17
HEB: וַ֝אֲסַפֵּ֗ר מַֽעֲשֵׂ֥י יָֽהּ׃
NAS: And tell of the works of the LORD.
KJV: and declare the works of the LORD.
INT: and tell of the works of the LORD

48 Occurrences

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