3474. yashar
Strong's Concordance
yashar: to be smooth, straight, or right
Original Word: יָשַׁר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yashar
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-shar')
Short Definition: pleased
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be smooth, straight, or right
NASB Translation
agreeable (2), directed (1), esteem right (1), evenly applied (1), fixed straight (1), good (2), looked* (1), looks* (1), make his smooth (1), make the smooth (1), make your straight (2), make smooth (1), making their straight (1), please* (1), pleased* (4), pleasing (1), right (4), smooth (1), straight (1), took the straight (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
יָשַׁר verb be smooth, straight, right (Late Hebrew id., and derivatives; Arabic be Gentle, tractable easy, II. make easy; manageable, easy, but Sabean ותֿר, הותֿר, אהל יתֿרן OsZMG 1865, 270 CISiv, 29, 2; Assyrian Išâu, be or go straight, right, mêšêru, justice, mêšêriš, righteously, DlHWB 310) —

Qal Perfect יָשַׁר Jeremiah 18:4 2t.; 3 feminine יָ˜שְׁרָה Judges 14:3; Habakkuk 2:4; 3masculine plural יָָֽשְׁרוּ 1 Kings 9:12; Imperfect יִישַׁר Numbers 23:27 2t.; יִשַׁר 1 Samuel 18:20,26; 3feminine singularתִּישַׁר Judges 14:7; 3feminine plural יִשַּׁרְנָה 1 Samuel 6:12 (Ges§ 47, n. 3; 71) —

1 go straight, בַּדֶּרֶךְ in the way 1 Samuel 6:12.

2 figurative, be pleasing, agreeable, right (בְּעֵינֵי in the yees of); said of a woman Judges 14:3,7; a man Jeremiah 27:5; of matters and things (הַדָּבָר) 1 Samuel 18:20,26; 2 Samuel 17:4; 1 Chronicles 13:4; 2Chronicles 30:4; of cities 1 Kings 9:12; a place בְּעֵינֵי הָאֱלֹהִים Numbers 23:27 (E); with כַּאֲשֶׁר Jeremiah 18:4.

3 in ethical sense, straightforward, upright; לֹאיָָֽשְׁרָה נַפְשׁוֺ בּוֺ Habakkuk 2:4 his soul is not upright in him (opposed to עֻמְּלָה swollen).

Pi`el Perfect1׳יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּ Psalm 119:128 (יִשְׁרֵהוּ Job 37:3, 3masculine suffix Thes; but < Ew Di Hi De Da, Imperfect from שָׁרָה); Imperfect יְיַשֵּׁר Proverbs 3:6; יְיַשֶּׁרֿ Proverbs 15:21; suffix וַיְיַשְּׁרֵם (Masoretes abbreviated וַיַּשְּׁרֵם) 2 Chronicles 32:30; 3 feminine singular תְּיַשֵּׁר Proverbs 11:4; 1singular אֲיַשֵּׁר Isaiah 45:13; אֲיַשֵּׁר Isaiah 45:2 Qr (Kt Hiph`il אוֺשִׁר Ges§ 70, 2 doubtless copyist's error); Imperative plural יַשְּׁרוּ Isaiah 40:3; Participle plural מְיַשְּׁרִים Proverbs 9:15; —

1 make smooth, straight, accusative מְסִלָּה Isaiah 40:3; הֲדוּרִים Isaiah 45:2; figurative, with דֶּרֶךְ make smooth or straight, i.e. free from obstacles, successful Isaiah 45:13; Proverbs 11:5, אֹרַח Proverbs 3:5; in ethical sense, הַמְיַשְּׁרִים אָרְחוֺתָם Proverbs 9:15 those making straight their paths, going straightforward on their paths; יְיַשֶּׁרלָֿ֑כֶת Proverbs 15:21 maketh straight his going, goeth straightforwards.

2 lead straight along direct, waters of an aqueduct 2 Chronicles 32:30; (of the thunder Job 37:3 according to some; but see rather שָׁרָה)

3 esteem right, approve Psalm 119:128 (read כל פקודיך לי יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּי).

Pu`al Participle זָהָב מְיֻשָּׁר 1 Kings 6:35 gold made level, laid smoothly out, upon the graven work.

Hiph`il Imperfect3plural עַפְעַמֶּיךָ יַיְשִׁרוּ נֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ Proverbs 4:25 let thine eyelids look straight before thee; Imperative הַיְ֯שַׁר דַּרְכֶּךָ make thy way even Psalm 5:9 Qr (Kt הוֺשַׁר; see Ges70 (2)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
direct, fit, seem good meet, please will, be esteem, go right on, bring look, make,

A primitive root; to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous -- direct, fit, seem good (meet), + please (will), be (esteem, go) right (on), bring (look, make, take the) straight (way), be upright(-ly).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲיַשֵּׁ֑ר אֲיַשֵּׁ֑ר אישר הַֽ֝מְיַשְּׁרִ֗ים הַיְשַׁ֖ר הישר המישרים וַֽיַּישְּׁרֵ֥ם וַיִּישַׁ֥ר וַיִּשַׁ֤ר וַיִּשַׁ֥ר וַיִשַּׁ֨רְנָה וַתִּישַׁ֖ר ויישר ויישרם וישר וישרנה ותישר יְיַשֵּׁ֥ר יְיַשֶּׁר־ יִשְׁרֵ֑הוּ יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּי יַיְשִׁ֥רוּ יַשְּׁרוּ֙ יָשְׁר֖וּ יָשְׁרָ֥ה יָשַׁ֛ר יָשַׁ֥ר יישר יישר־ יישרו ישר ישרה ישרהו ישרו ישרתי מְיֻשָּׁ֖ר מישר תְּיַשֵּׁ֣ר תישר ’ă·yaš·šêr ’ăyaššêr ayashSher ham·yaš·šə·rîm hamyashsheRim hamyaššərîm hay·šar hayšar hayShar mə·yuš·šār meyushShar məyuššār tə·yaš·šêr teyashSher təyaššêr vaiyaishshRem vaiyiShar vattiShar vayishSharnah wa·yiš·šar·nāh wat·tî·šar wattîšar way·yayš·šə·rêm way·yi·šar way·yî·šar wayiššarnāh wayyayššərêm wayyišar wayyîšar yā·šar yā·šə·rāh yā·šə·rū yaš·šə·rū yāšar yāšərāh yāšərū yaShar yasheRah yasheRu yashsheRu yaššərū yay·ši·rū yayShiru yayširū yə·yaš·šêr yə·yaš·šer- yeyashSher yəyaššêr yəyaššer- yiš·rê·hū yiš·šā·rə·tî yishRehu yishShareti yišrêhū yiššārətî
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25 Occurrences


’ă·yaš·šêr — 2 Occ.
ham·yaš·šə·rîm — 1 Occ.
hay·šar — 1 Occ.
mə·yuš·šār — 1 Occ.
tə·yaš·šêr — 1 Occ.
way·yayš·šə·rêm — 1 Occ.
way·yi·šar — 4 Occ.
wat·tî·šar — 1 Occ.
wa·yiš·šar·nāh — 1 Occ.
yā·šar — 3 Occ.
yā·šə·rāh — 2 Occ.
yā·šə·rū — 1 Occ.
yaš·šə·rū — 1 Occ.
yay·ši·rū — 1 Occ.
yə·yaš·šêr — 2 Occ.
yiš·rê·hū — 1 Occ.
yiš·šā·rə·tî — 1 Occ.

Judges 14:3
HEB: כִּֽי־ הִ֖יא יָשְׁרָ֥ה בְעֵינָֽי׃
NAS: Get her for me, for she looks good
KJV: Get her for me; for she pleaseth me well.
INT: for he good affliction

Judges 14:7
HEB: וַיְדַבֵּ֣ר לָאִשָּׁ֑ה וַתִּישַׁ֖ר בְּעֵינֵ֥י שִׁמְשֽׁוֹן׃
NAS: to the woman; and she looked good
KJV: and she pleased Samson well.
INT: and talked to the woman good affliction to Samson

1 Samuel 6:12
HEB: וַיִשַּׁ֨רְנָה הַפָּר֜וֹת בַּדֶּ֗רֶךְ
NAS: And the cows took the straight way
KJV: And the kine took the straight way
INT: took and the cows way

1 Samuel 18:20
HEB: וַיַּגִּ֣דוּ לְשָׁא֔וּל וַיִּשַׁ֥ר הַדָּבָ֖ר בְּעֵינָֽיו׃
NAS: Saul, the thing was agreeable to him.
KJV: Saul, and the thing pleased him.
INT: told Saul was agreeable the thing affliction

1 Samuel 18:26
HEB: הַדְּבָרִ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה וַיִּשַׁ֤ר הַדָּבָר֙ בְּעֵינֵ֣י
NAS: words, it pleased David
KJV: these words, it pleased David
INT: words these direct words affliction

2 Samuel 17:4
HEB: וַיִּישַׁ֥ר הַדָּבָ֖ר בְּעֵינֵ֣י
KJV: And the saying pleased Absalom well,
INT: pleased the plan well

1 Kings 6:35
HEB: וְצִפָּ֣ה זָהָ֔ב מְיֻשָּׁ֖ר עַל־ הַמְּחֻקֶּֽה׃
NAS: [them] with gold evenly applied on the engraved
KJV: [them] with gold fitted upon the carved work.
INT: overlaid gold evenly on the engraved

1 Kings 9:12
HEB: שְׁלֹמֹ֑ה וְלֹ֥א יָשְׁר֖וּ בְּעֵינָֽיו׃
NAS: had given him, and they did not please him.
KJV: had given him; and they pleased him not.
INT: Solomon not direct affliction

1 Chronicles 13:4
HEB: כֵּ֑ן כִּֽי־ יָשַׁ֥ר הַדָּבָ֖ר בְּעֵינֵ֥י
NAS: for the thing was right in the eyes
KJV: for the thing was right in the eyes
INT: so for was right the thing the eyes

2 Chronicles 30:4
HEB: וַיִּישַׁ֥ר הַדָּבָ֖ר בְּעֵינֵ֣י
NAS: Thus the thing was right in the sight
KJV: And the thing pleased the king
INT: was right the thing the sight

2 Chronicles 32:30
HEB: גִיחוֹן֙ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן וַֽיַּישְּׁרֵ֥ם לְמַֽטָּה־ מַּעְרָ֖בָה
NAS: of Gihon and directed them to the west side
KJV: of Gihon, and brought it straight down
INT: of Gihon the upper and directed down to the west

Job 37:3
HEB: הַשָּׁמַ֥יִם יִשְׁרֵ֑הוּ וְ֝אוֹר֗וֹ עַל־
KJV: He directeth it
INT: heaven directeth and his lightning unto

Psalm 5:8
HEB: [הֹושַׁר כ] (הַיְשַׁ֖ר ק) לְפָנַ֣י
NAS: of my foes; Make Your way
KJV: make thy way straight before my face.
INT: because enemies direct before your way

Psalm 119:128
HEB: פִּקּ֣וּדֵי כֹ֣ל יִשָּׁ֑רְתִּי כָּל־ אֹ֖רַח
NAS: Therefore I esteem right all
KJV: Therefore I esteem all [thy] precepts [concerning] all [things to be] right; [and] I hate
INT: precepts everything esteem every way

Proverbs 3:6
HEB: דָעֵ֑הוּ וְ֝ה֗וּא יְיַשֵּׁ֥ר אֹֽרְחֹתֶֽיךָ׃
NAS: acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths
KJV: acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
INT: acknowledge and He will make your paths

Proverbs 4:25
HEB: יַבִּ֑יטוּ וְ֝עַפְעַפֶּ֗יךָ יַיְשִׁ֥רוּ נֶגְדֶּֽךָ׃
NAS: And let your gaze be fixed straight in front
KJV: and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.
INT: look your gaze be fixed front

Proverbs 9:15
HEB: לְעֹֽבְרֵי־ דָ֑רֶךְ הַֽ֝מְיַשְּׁרִ֗ים אֹֽרְחוֹתָֽם׃
NAS: to those who pass by, Who are making their paths
KJV: passengers who go right on their ways:
INT: pass Who are making their paths

Proverbs 11:5
HEB: צִדְקַ֣ת תָּ֭מִים תְּיַשֵּׁ֣ר דַּרְכּ֑וֹ וּ֝בְרִשְׁעָת֗וֹ
NAS: of the blameless will smooth his way,
KJV: of the perfect shall direct his way:
INT: the righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way wickedness

Proverbs 15:21
HEB: וְאִ֥ישׁ תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה יְיַשֶּׁר־ לָֽכֶת׃
NAS: of understanding walks straight.
KJV: of understanding walketh uprightly.
INT: A man of understanding straight walks

Isaiah 40:3
HEB: דֶּ֣רֶךְ יְהוָ֑ה יַשְּׁרוּ֙ בָּעֲרָבָ֔ה מְסִלָּ֖ה
NAS: in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert
KJV: of the LORD, make straight in the desert
INT: the way the LORD Make the desert A highway

Isaiah 45:2
HEB: [אֹושִׁר כ] (אֲיַשֵּׁ֑ר ק) דַּלְת֤וֹת
NAS: before you and make the rough places
KJV: the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces
INT: will go the rough direct the doors of bronze

Isaiah 45:13
HEB: וְכָל־ דְּרָכָ֖יו אֲיַשֵּׁ֑ר הֽוּא־ יִבְנֶ֤ה
NAS: him in righteousness And I will make all
KJV: in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways:
INT: all his ways will make He will build

Jeremiah 18:4
HEB: אַחֵ֔ר כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר יָשַׁ֛ר בְּעֵינֵ֥י הַיּוֹצֵ֖ר
KJV: as seemed good to the potter
INT: another after good seemed the potter

Jeremiah 27:5
HEB: וּנְתַתִּ֕יהָ לַאֲשֶׁ֖ר יָשַׁ֥ר בְּעֵינָֽי׃
NAS: it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.
KJV: it unto whom it seemed meet unto me.
INT: will give who is pleasing my sight

Habakkuk 2:4
HEB: עֻפְּלָ֔ה לֹא־ יָשְׁרָ֥ה נַפְשׁ֖וֹ בּ֑וֹ
NAS: one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous
KJV: [which] is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just
INT: the proud is not right his soul the righteous

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