3123. yonah
Strong's Concordance
yonah: dove
Original Word: יוֹנִים
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: yonah
Phonetic Spelling: (yo-naw')
Short Definition: dove
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
NASB Translation
dove (13), dove's (1), doves (8), pigeon (1), pigeons (9).

I. יוֺנָה noun feminine dove (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic id., ) — absolute יוֺנָה Genesis 8:8 20t.; construct יוֺנֵת Psalm 56:1; suffix יוֺנָתִי Songs 2:14 2t.; plural יוֺנִים Nahum 2:8 6t.; construct יוֺנֵי Ezekiel 7:16 (see below); — dove Genesis 8:8,9,10,11,12 (all J); often of offerings, בֶּןיֿוֺנָה Leviticus 12:6 (P; an individual of the species; "" תֹּר); בְּנֵי (ה)יוֺנִים "" תֹּרִיםׅ Leviticus 1:14; Leviticus 5:7,11; Leviticus 12:8; Leviticus 14:22,30; Leviticus 15:14,29; Numbers 6:10 (all P); חֲרִי יוֺנִים dove's dung 2 Kings 6:25 (Kt, yet see GeiUrschrift 409); in various similes: Ephraim is כְּיוֺנָה מּוֺתָה like a silly dove Hosea 7:11 (allowing itself to be snared); simile of return of exiles, like eager flight of doves Hosea 11:11, of ships with white outspread sails Isaiah 60:8; אֵבֶר כַּיּוֺנָה Psalm 55:7; see also כַּנְפֵי יוֺנָה Psalm 68:14; simile of fugitive Moab Jeremiah 48:28; also כְּיוֺנֵי הַגֵּאָיוֺת Ezekiel 7:16 like the doves of the valleys (but on text see Co, who emends כיונים הוֺגִיּוֺת, but regards phrase as gloss): simile of mourning כְּקוֺל יוֺנִים Nahum 2:8; without קוֺל, הגה כיונים Isaiah 38:14; Isaiah 59:11 (from mournful note); figurative of beauty (only Canticles): עֵינַיִךְ יוֺנִים thine eyes are (those of) doves Songs 1:15; Songs 4:1, see also Songs 4:12; term of endearment, יוֺנָתִי my dove Songs 2:14; Songs 5:2; Songs 6:9. Elsewhere only Psalm 56:1 (title) (עַל) יוֺנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים probably name of melody: To 'the dove of distant terebinths' (read אֵלִים for אֵלֶם; see אֵלֶם above, and BaePsalms, p. xvii). — On sanctity of dove among Shemites, see RSSemitic i. 202, 275.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dove, pigeon

Probably from the same as yayin; a dove (apparently from the warmth of their mating) -- dove, pigeon.

see HEBREW yayin

Forms and Transliterations
הַיּוֹנָ֑ה הַיּוֹנָ֔ה הַיּוֹנָ֖ה הַיּוֹנָ֨ה הַיּוֹנָה֙ היונה וְכַיּוֹנִ֖ים וּכְיוֹנָ֖ה וכיונה וכיונים י֬וֹנַת י֭וֹנָה יוֹנִ֔ים יוֹנִֽים׃ יוֹנָ֑ה יוֹנָ֔ה יוֹנָ֖ה יוֹנָ֥ה יוֹנָה֒ יוֹנָתִ֞י יוֹנָתִ֣י יונה יונים יונים׃ יונת יונתי כְּיוֹנִ֖ים כְּיוֹנֵ֧י כְּיוֹנָ֥ה כְיוֹנָ֔ה כַּיּוֹנָ֑ה כַּיּוֹנָ֗ה כיונה כיוני כיונים cheyoNah haiyoNah hay·yō·w·nāh hayyōwnāh kaiyoNah kay·yō·w·nāh kayyōwnāh kə·yō·w·nāh ḵə·yō·w·nāh kə·yō·w·nê kə·yō·w·nîm keyoNah keyoNei keyoNim kəyōwnāh ḵəyōwnāh kəyōwnê kəyōwnîm ū·ḵə·yō·w·nāh ucheyoNah ūḵəyōwnāh vechaiyoNim wə·ḵay·yō·w·nîm wəḵayyōwnîm yō·w·nā·ṯî yō·w·nāh yō·w·naṯ yō·w·nîm yoNah Yonat yonaTi yoNim yōwnāh yōwnaṯ yōwnāṯî yōwnîm
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Strong's Hebrew 3123
32 Occurrences

ḵə·yō·w·nāh — 1 Occ.
hay·yō·w·nāh — 7 Occ.
kay·yō·w·nāh — 2 Occ.
kə·yō·w·nāh — 1 Occ.
kə·yō·w·nê — 1 Occ.
kə·yō·w·nîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·yō·w·nāh — 1 Occ.
wə·ḵay·yō·w·nîm — 2 Occ.
yō·w·nāh — 9 Occ.
yō·w·naṯ — 1 Occ.
yō·w·nā·ṯî — 3 Occ.
yō·w·nîm — 3 Occ.

Genesis 8:8
HEB: וַיְשַׁלַּ֥ח אֶת־ הַיּוֹנָ֖ה מֵאִתּ֑וֹ לִרְאוֹת֙
NAS: Then he sent out a dove from him, to see
KJV: Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see
INT: sent A dove for to see

Genesis 8:9
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ מָצְאָה֩ הַיּוֹנָ֨ה מָנ֜וֹחַ לְכַף־
NAS: but the dove found no
KJV: But the dove found no rest
INT: no found the dove resting the sole

Genesis 8:10
HEB: שַׁלַּ֥ח אֶת־ הַיּוֹנָ֖ה מִן־ הַתֵּבָֽה׃
NAS: he sent out the dove from the ark.
KJV: he sent forth the dove out of the ark;
INT: and again sent the dove from the ark

Genesis 8:11
HEB: וַתָּבֹ֨א אֵלָ֤יו הַיּוֹנָה֙ לְעֵ֣ת עֶ֔רֶב
NAS: The dove came to him toward evening,
KJV: And the dove came in
INT: came about the dove toward evening

Genesis 8:12
HEB: וַיְשַׁלַּח֙ אֶת־ הַיּוֹנָ֔ה וְלֹֽא־ יָסְפָ֥ה
NAS: and sent out the dove; but she did not return
KJV: and sent forth the dove; which returned
INT: another and sent the dove not again

Leviticus 1:14
HEB: מִן־ בְּנֵ֥י הַיּוֹנָ֖ה אֶת־ קָרְבָּנֽוֹ׃
NAS: or from young pigeons.
KJV: of turtledoves, or of young pigeons.
INT: from young pigeons his offering

Leviticus 5:7
HEB: שְׁנֵ֥י בְנֵֽי־ יוֹנָ֖ה לַֽיהוָ֑ה אֶחָ֥ד
NAS: young pigeons, one
KJV: young pigeons, unto the LORD;
INT: two young pigeons to the LORD one

Leviticus 5:11
HEB: לִשְׁנֵ֣י בְנֵי־ יוֹנָה֒ וְהֵבִ֨יא אֶת־
NAS: young pigeons, then for his offering
KJV: young pigeons, then he that sinned
INT: two young pigeons shall bring his offering

Leviticus 12:6
HEB: לְעֹלָ֔ה וּבֶן־ יוֹנָ֥ה אוֹ־ תֹ֖ר
NAS: and a young pigeon or
KJV: and a young pigeon, or a turtledove,
INT: A burnt young pigeon or A turtledove

Leviticus 12:8
HEB: שְׁנֵי֙ בְּנֵ֣י יוֹנָ֔ה אֶחָ֥ד לְעֹלָ֖ה
NAS: young pigeons, the one
KJV: or two young pigeons; the one
INT: two young pigeons the one A burnt

Leviticus 14:22
HEB: שְׁנֵי֙ בְּנֵ֣י יוֹנָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר תַּשִּׂ֖יג
NAS: two young pigeons which are within
KJV: young pigeons, such as he is able to get;
INT: two young pigeons which are within

Leviticus 14:30
HEB: מִן־ בְּנֵ֣י הַיּוֹנָ֑ה מֵאֲשֶׁ֥ר תַּשִּׂ֖יג
NAS: or young pigeons, which are within
KJV: or of the young pigeons, such as
INT: at young pigeons which are within

Leviticus 15:14
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י בְּנֵ֣י יוֹנָ֑ה וּבָ֣א ׀ לִפְנֵ֣י
NAS: two young pigeons, and come before
KJV: or two young pigeons, and come before
INT: two young pigeons and come before

Leviticus 15:29
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י בְּנֵ֣י יוֹנָ֑ה וְהֵבִיאָ֤ה אוֹתָם֙
NAS: young pigeons and bring
KJV: young pigeons, and bring
INT: two young pigeons and bring in

Numbers 6:10
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י בְּנֵ֣י יוֹנָ֑ה אֶל־ הַכֹּהֵ֔ן
NAS: young pigeons to the priest,
KJV: young pigeons, to the priest,
INT: two young pigeons to the priest

Psalm 55:6
HEB: לִּ֣י אֵ֭בֶר כַּיּוֹנָ֗ה אָע֥וּפָה וְאֶשְׁכֹּֽנָה׃
NAS: wings like a dove! I would fly away
KJV: I had wings like a dove! [for then] would I fly away,
INT: had wings A dove fly rest

Psalm 56:1
HEB: לַמְנַצֵּ֤חַ ׀ עַל־ י֬וֹנַת אֵ֣לֶם רְ֭חֹקִים
INT: Musician and dove congregation far abroad

Psalm 68:13
HEB: שְׁפַ֫תָּ֥יִם כַּנְפֵ֣י י֭וֹנָה נֶחְפָּ֣ה בַכֶּ֑סֶף
NAS: [You are like] the wings of a dove covered
KJV: [yet shall ye be as] the wings of a dove covered
INT: the sheepfolds the wings of a dove covered silver

Songs 1:15
HEB: יָפָ֖ה עֵינַ֥יִךְ יוֹנִֽים׃
NAS: you are! Your eyes are [like] doves.
KJV: behold, thou [art] fair; thou [hast] doves' eyes.
INT: beautiful are your eyes are doves

Songs 2:14
HEB: יוֹנָתִ֞י בְּחַגְוֵ֣י הַסֶּ֗לַע
NAS: O my dove, in the clefts of the rock,
KJV: O my dove, [that art] in the clefts
INT: my dove the clefts of the rock

Songs 4:1
HEB: יָפָ֔ה עֵינַ֣יִךְ יוֹנִ֔ים מִבַּ֖עַד לְצַמָּתֵ֑ךְ
NAS: you are! Your eyes are [like] doves behind
KJV: behold, thou [art] fair; thou [hast] doves' eyes
INT: beautiful are your eyes are doves within your veil

Songs 5:2
HEB: אֲחֹתִ֤י רַעְיָתִי֙ יוֹנָתִ֣י תַמָּתִ֔י שֶׁרֹּאשִׁי֙
NAS: my darling, My dove, my perfect one!
KJV: my love, my dove, my undefiled:
INT: my sister my darling my dove my perfect my head

Songs 5:12
HEB: עֵינָ֕יו כְּיוֹנִ֖ים עַל־ אֲפִ֣יקֵי
NAS: His eyes are like doves Beside
KJV: His eyes [are] as [the eyes] of doves by the rivers
INT: his eyes doves Beside streams

Songs 6:9
HEB: אַחַ֥ת הִיא֙ יוֹנָתִ֣י תַמָּתִ֔י אַחַ֥ת
NAS: [But] my dove, my perfect one,
KJV: My dove, my undefiled is [but] one;
INT: is unique he my dove my perfect only

Isaiah 38:14
HEB: אֲצַפְצֵ֔ף אֶהְגֶּ֖ה כַּיּוֹנָ֑ה דַּלּ֤וּ עֵינַי֙
NAS: I moan like a dove; My eyes
KJV: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes
INT: twitter moan A dove look my eyes

32 Occurrences

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