3120. Yavan
Strong's Concordance
Yavan: a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
Original Word: יָוָן
Part of Speech: proper name, of a location; proper name, of a people
Transliteration: Yavan
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-vawn')
Definition: a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as yonah
a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
NASB Translation
Greece (4), Javan (7).

ארנבן proper name, of a location whence wine, so Co Ezekiel 27:19 for ᵑ0 וְדָן וְיָוָן; compare Assyrian wine of Aranabanim.

יָוָן proper name, of a people Ionia ns), Greece (Greek Ἰάονες (i.e. originally Ἰάονες), see also ᵐ5 below; Old Persian Yauna SpiegAPK 237; Assyrian Iamanu (Iavanu) DlPa 248 ff. COTGloss; Egyptian Y:e-v:a-n-(n)a, see WMM369f. compare also 24 ff.; see especially on this word StaDe Populo Javan 1880) — Ionians, as traders Ezekiel 27:13, ᵐ5 Ἑλλάς (named with תּוּבַל, מֶשֶׁךְ; in Ezekiel 27:12 תַּרְשִׁישׁ in Ezekiel 27:14 תּוֺגַרְמָה); compare יְוָנִי (adjective, of a people) below; as distant, Isaiah 66:19, ᵐ5 Ἑλλάς (with תַּרְשִׁישׁ, מּוּל, לוּד, תּוּבַל and הָאִיִּים הָֽרְחֹקִים; list to be emended from ᵐ5 Staib. 5 ff.); called 'son' of Japhet Genesis 10:2 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:5, and 'father' of אֱלִישָׁא, תַּרְשִׁישׁ, כִּתִּים and רֹדָנִים (so read for דֹדָנִים) Genesis 10:4 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:7 (in these ᵐ5 Ιωυναν, see LagBN 84 Anm. **); addressed (personified) בָּנַיִךְ יָוָן Zechariah 9:13 (opposed to בניך צִיּוֺן) ᵐ5 Ἕλληνες, and so in following; מֶלֶךְ יָוָן Daniel 8:21 (see מַלְכֵי מָדַי וּפָרָ֑ס Daniel 8:20) = king of Greece i.e. kingdom over which Alexander ruled, whose dominion was afterward divided (see Daniel 8:22ff.); שַׂריָֿוָן Daniel 10:20 of the guardian-angel of Greece (see שַׂר מָּרָס va); מַלְכוּת יָוָן Daniel 11:2 (v:b מָּרַֹס). — Ezekiel 27:19 וְיָוָן is textual error, see וְדָן above.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably from the same as yayin; effervescing (i.e. Hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, i.e. Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia -- Javan.

see HEBREW yayin

Forms and Transliterations
וְיָוָ֑ן וְיָוָ֣ן וְיָוָן֙ ויון יָוָ֑ן יָוָ֖ן יָוָ֤ן יָוָֽן׃ יון יון׃ veyaVan wə·yā·wān wəyāwān yā·wān yaVan yāwān
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 10:2
HEB: וּמָג֔וֹג וּמָדַ֖י וְיָוָ֣ן וְתֻבָ֑ל וּמֶ֖שֶׁךְ
NAS: and Madai and Javan and Tubal
KJV: and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal,
INT: and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech

Genesis 10:4
HEB: וּבְנֵ֥י יָוָ֖ן אֱלִישָׁ֣ה וְתַרְשִׁ֑ישׁ
NAS: The sons of Javan [were] Elishah
KJV: And the sons of Javan; Elishah,
INT: the sons of Javan Elishah and Tarshish

1 Chronicles 1:5
HEB: וּמָג֔וֹג וּמָדַ֖י וְיָוָ֣ן וְתֻבָ֑ל וּמֶ֖שֶׁךְ
NAS: Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech
KJV: and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal,
INT: Magog Madai Javan Tubal Meshech

1 Chronicles 1:7
HEB: וּבְנֵ֥י יָוָ֖ן אֱלִישָׁ֣ה וְתַרְשִׁ֑ישָׁה
NAS: The sons of Javan [were] Elishah,
KJV: And the sons of Javan; Elishah,
INT: the sons of Javan Elishah Tarshish

Isaiah 66:19
HEB: קֶ֖שֶׁת תֻּבַ֣ל וְיָוָ֑ן הָאִיִּ֣ים הָרְחֹקִ֗ים
NAS: Tubal and Javan, to the distant
KJV: [to] Tubal, and Javan, [to] the isles
INT: the bow Tubal and Javan coastlands to the distant

Ezekiel 27:13
HEB: יָוָ֤ן תֻּבַל֙ וָמֶ֔שֶׁךְ
NAS: Javan, Tubal and Meshech,
KJV: Javan, Tubal, and Meshech,
INT: Javan Tubal and Meshech

Ezekiel 27:19
HEB: וְדָ֤ן וְיָוָן֙ מְאוּזָּ֔ל בְּעִזְבוֹנַ֖יִךְ
NAS: Vedan and Javan paid for your wares
KJV: Dan also and Javan going to and fro
INT: Dan and Javan to and fro your wares

Daniel 8:21
HEB: הַשָּׂעִ֖יר מֶ֣לֶךְ יָוָ֑ן וְהַקֶּ֤רֶן הַגְּדוֹלָה֙
NAS: [represents] the kingdom of Greece, and the large
KJV: [is] the king of Grecia: and the great
INT: the shaggy the kingdom of Greece horn and the large

Daniel 10:20
HEB: וְהִנֵּ֥ה שַׂר־ יָוָ֖ן בָּֽא׃
NAS: the prince of Greece is about to come.
KJV: lo, the prince of Grecia shall come.
INT: and behold the prince of Greece to come

Daniel 11:2
HEB: אֵ֖ת מַלְכ֥וּת יָוָֽן׃
NAS: [empire] against the realm of Greece.
KJV: all against the realm of Grecia.
INT: the whole the realm of Greece

Zechariah 9:13
HEB: עַל־ בָּנַ֖יִךְ יָוָ֑ן וְשַׂמְתִּ֖יךְ כְּחֶ֥רֶב
NAS: your sons, O Greece; And I will make
KJV: against thy sons, O Greece, and made
INT: against your sons Greece will make sword

11 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3120
11 Occurrences

wə·yā·wān — 4 Occ.
yā·wān — 7 Occ.

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