3365. yaqar
Strong's Concordance
yaqar: to be precious, prized or appraised
Original Word: יָקַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yaqar
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-kar')
Short Definition: precious
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be precious, prized or appraised
NASB Translation
costly (1), esteemed (1), make...scarcer (1), precious (6), rarely (1), valued (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[יָקַר] verb be precious, prized, appraised (Late Hebrew id., Pi`el, Hiph`il; Aramaic יְקַר, , be heavy, precious; Pa`el honour; יַקִּיר, weighty, precious, honoured; compare Assyrian a‡âru, be precious, costly, and derivatives, DlHWB 240; Arabic be heavy, II. honour; dignity; Sabean noun יקר honour DHMZMG 1883, 402) —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular יָָֽקְרָה 1 Samuel 16:21; 2masculine singular יָקַרְתָּ Isaiah 43:4; 1singular יָקַרְתִּי Zechariah 11:13; 3plural יָ˜קְרוּ Psalm 139:17; Imperfect וַיִּיקַר 1 Samuel 18:30; וְיֵקַר Psalm 49:9; וְיֵיקַר Psalm 72:14; jussive תִּיקַר(נָֿאׅ 2 Kings 1:13,14; —

1 be precious:

a. = highly valued, esteemed, David's name, וַיִּיקַר שְׁמוֺ מְאֹד 1 Samuel 18:30; of Israel, יָקַרְתָּ בְעֵינַי Isaiah 43:4 (+ נִכְבַּדְתָּ, אֲהַבְתִּיךָ); of God's thoughts וְלִי מַהיָָּֽֿקִרוּ רֵעֶיךָ Psalm 139:17 (Ew Hi Hup render hard, difficult: compare יַקִּירָה Daniel 2:11).

b. especially of life (נֶפֶשׁ), in phrase יָָֽקִרָה נַפְשִׁי בְּעֵינֶיךָ 1 Samuel 26:21, i.e. thou hast spared it; so (jussive) 2 Kings 1:13,14; similarly יֵיקַר דָּמָם בְּעֵינָיו Psalm 72:14 ("" מִתּוֺךְ וּמֵחָמָס יִגְאַל נַפְשָׁס).

c. be costly, וְיֵקַר מִּדְיוֺן נַפְשָׁם Psalm 49:9.

2 be appraised, valued, אֶדֶר הַיְקָר אֲשֶׁר יָקַרְתִּי מֵעֲלֵיהֶם Zechariah 11:13 the magnificence of the price at which I was appraised (and dismissed) from them!

Hiph`il Imperfect1singular אוֺקִיר אֱנוֺשׁ מִמָּ֑ז Isaiah 13:12 I will make men more rare (literally precious) than fine gold. Imperative הֹקַר Proverbs 25:17 make rare (i.e. withhold) thy foot from the house of thy friend.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be make precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw

A primitive root; properly, apparently, to be heavy, i.e. (figuratively) valuable; causatively, to make rare (figuratively, to inhibit) -- be (make) precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw.

Forms and Transliterations
אוֹקִ֥יר אוקיר הֹקַ֣ר הקר וְ֭יֵקַר וְיֵיקַ֖ר וַיִּיקַ֥ר וייקר ויקר יָּקְר֣וּ יָקְרָ֥ה יָקַ֖רְתִּי יָקַ֧רְתָּ יקרה יקרו יקרת יקרתי תִּֽיקַר־ תִּיקַ֥ר תיקר תיקר־ ’ō·w·qîr ’ōwqîr hō·qar hoKar hōqar oKir tî·qar tî·qar- tikar tîqar tîqar- vaiyiKar veyeiKar Veyekar way·yî·qar wayyîqar wə·yê·qar wəyêqar yā·qar·tā yā·qar·tî yā·qə·rāh yā·qə·rū yaKarta yaKarti yakeRah yakeRu yāqartā yāqartî yāqərāh yāqərū
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11 Occurrences


hō·qar — 1 Occ.
’ō·w·qîr — 1 Occ.
tî·qar- — 2 Occ.
way·yî·qar — 1 Occ.
wə·yê·qar — 1 Occ.
wə·yê·qar — 1 Occ.
yā·qar·tā — 1 Occ.
yā·qar·tî — 1 Occ.
yā·qə·rāh — 1 Occ.
yā·qə·rū — 1 Occ.

1 Samuel 18:30
HEB: עַבְדֵ֣י שָׁא֔וּל וַיִּיקַ֥ר שְׁמ֖וֹ מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: So his name was highly esteemed.
KJV: so that his name was much set by.
INT: the servants of Saul esteemed his name was highly

1 Samuel 26:21
HEB: תַּ֠חַת אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָקְרָ֥ה נַפְשִׁ֛י בְּעֵינֶ֖יךָ
NAS: my life was precious in your sight
KJV: because my soul was precious in thine eyes
INT: Thahash after precious my life your sight

2 Kings 1:13
HEB: אִ֚ישׁ הָֽאֱלֹהִ֔ים תִּֽיקַר־ נָ֣א נַפְשִׁ֗י
NAS: servants of yours be precious in your sight.
KJV: thy servants, be precious in thy sight.
INT: man of God of yours be precious please my life

2 Kings 1:14
HEB: חֲמִשֵּׁיהֶ֑ם וְעַתָּ֕ה תִּיקַ֥ר נַפְשִׁ֖י בְּעֵינֶֽיךָ׃
NAS: let my life be precious in your sight.
KJV: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.
INT: their fifties now be precious my life your sight

Psalm 49:8
HEB: וְ֭יֵקַר פִּדְי֥וֹן נַפְשָׁ֗ם
NAS: of his soul is costly, And he should cease
KJV: of their soul [is] precious, and it ceaseth
INT: is costly the redemption of his soul

Psalm 72:14
HEB: יִגְאַ֣ל נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְיֵיקַ֖ר דָּמָ֣ם בְּעֵינָֽיו׃
NAS: And their blood will be precious in his sight;
KJV: and violence: and precious shall their blood
INT: will rescue their life will be precious and their blood his sight

Psalm 139:17
HEB: וְלִ֗י מַה־ יָּקְר֣וּ רֵעֶ֣יךָ אֵ֑ל
NAS: How precious also are Your thoughts
KJV: How precious also are thy thoughts
INT: How precious are your thoughts God

Proverbs 25:17
HEB: הֹקַ֣ר רַ֭גְלְךָ מִבֵּ֣ית
NAS: Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's
KJV: Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's
INT: rarely your foot house

Isaiah 13:12
HEB: אוֹקִ֥יר אֱנ֖וֹשׁ מִפָּ֑ז
NAS: I will make mortal man scarcer
KJV: I will make a man more precious than fine gold;
INT: will make he pure

Isaiah 43:4
HEB: מֵאֲשֶׁ֨ר יָקַ֧רְתָּ בְעֵינַ֛י נִכְבַּ֖דְתָּ
NAS: Since you are precious in My sight,
KJV: Since thou wast precious in my sight,
INT: you are precious my sight are honored

Zechariah 11:13
HEB: הַיְקָ֔ר אֲשֶׁ֥ר יָקַ֖רְתִּי מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶ֑ם וָֽאֶקְחָה֙
NAS: at which I was valued by them. So I took
KJV: price that I was prised at of them. And I took
INT: price which was valued and took

11 Occurrences

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