3282. yaan
Strong's Concordance
yaan: on account of, because
Original Word: יַעַן
Part of Speech: preposition and conjunction; substantive; preposition; conjunction; preposition; conjunction
Transliteration: yaan
Phonetic Spelling: (yah'-an)
Definition: on account of, because
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anah
on account of, because
NASB Translation
because (54), because* (35), definitely because (1), inasmuch* (2), reason (1), since (1), so* (1), why* (1).

I. יַ֫עַן preposition and conjunction see below I. ענה.

יַעַן96 properly substantive, purpose, intention, but always used as

preposition or

conjunction, on account of, because (for יַעֲנֶה, of the form יִצְהָר etc., Sta§ 259ii. 403; compare mean, intend): — 1 as

preposition, rarely with a substantive, Ezekiel 5:9 יַעַן תּוֺעֲבוֺתֵיכֶם, Haggai 1:9 יַעַן מָה, Haggai 1:9 יַעַן בֵּיתִי; with a participle Ezekiel 36:13 יען אמרים because of men saying to you (but read probablyאָמְרָם, Co Toy Berthol); frequently with infinitive with, 1 Kings 21:20 יַעַן הִתְמַכֶּרְךָ on account of thy having sold thyself, Amos 5:11; Isaiah 30:12; Isaiah 37:29 (= 2 Kings 19:28) יַעֵן הִתְרַגֶּזְךָ אֵלַי, Jeremiah 5:14; Jeremiah 7:13; Jeremiah 23:38; Jeremiah 48:7, and often. (c. 18 t.) in Ezek., as Jeremiah 5:7 (read יַעַן הַמְ˜רֹתְכֶם), Jeremiah 13:8,22; Jeremiah 25:3,6,8,12.

2 As


a. יַעַן אֲשֶׁר (32 t.), usually with perfect, as Genesis 22:16 יען אשׁר עשׂית זאת because that thou hast done this, Deuteronomy 1:36 (Joshua 14:14), Judges 2:20; 1 Samuel 30:22; 1 Kings 3:11; 1 Kings 8:18; Jeremiah 19:4; Jeremiah 25:8; Jeremiah 29:23 (not Isaiah) +; with imperfect (in frequent. sense) Ezekiel 44:12.

b. יַען כִּי, Numbers 11:20 ׳יַעַן כִּי מְאַסְתֶּם אֶתיֿ, 1 Kings 13:21; 1 Kings 21:29; Isaiah 3:16; Isaiah 7:5; Isaiah 8:6; Isaiah 29:13.

c. יַעַן alone (23 t.), with perfect Numbers 20:12 יַעַן לֹא הֶאֱמַנְתֶּם בִּי, 1 Samuel 15:23; 1 Kings 14:13; 1 Kings 20:42; 2 Kings 22:19; Hosea 8:1; Isaiah 61:1; Isaiah 65:12; Isaiah 66:4; with imperfect (frequently) Ezekiel 34:21; of the future Ezekiel 12:12 because he shall not see, etc., (but ᵐ5 Co Kau Berthol לְמַעַן אשׁר לא יֵרָאֶה לָעַיִן): usually the verb follows immediately, but Ezek. sometimes puts the object first for emphasis, Ezekiel 5:11 יַעַן אֶתמִֿקְדָּשִׁי טִמֵּאתָ, Ezekiel 20:16,24; Ezekiel 36:6, compare Ezekiel 34:21.

3 יַעַן וּבְיַעַן, q.d. because and by the cause (that), followed by perhaps, Leviticus 26:43 (H) יען וביען בְּמִשְׁמָּטַי מָאָ֔סוּ, Ezekiel 13:10; יַעַן בְּיַעַז followed by infinitive, Ezekiel 36:3. (In all, reckoning יען (ו)ביען once each, 93 t., of which 20 are in 1-2 Kings, 11 in Jeremiah, 38 in Ezekiel; and only 9 in Genesis—2Samuel.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
because that, forasmuch as, seeing then, that, whereas, why

From an unused root meaning to pay attention; properly, heed; by implication, purpose (sake or account); used adverbially to indicate the reason or cause -- because (that), forasmuch (+ as), seeing then, + that, + wheras, + why.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּיַ֡עַן ביען וּבְיַ֔עַן וּבְיַ֜עַן וביען יַ֕עַן יַ֖עַן יַ֗עַן יַ֚עַן יַ֛עַן יַ֜עַן יַ֠עַן יַ֡עַן יַ֣עַן יַ֣עַן ׀ יַ֤עַן יַ֥עַן יַ֧עַן יַעַן֩ יען bə·ya·‘an bəya‘an beYaan ū·ḇə·ya·‘an ūḇəya‘an uveYaan ya‘an ya·‘an Yaan
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Genesis 22:16
HEB: יְהוָ֑ה כִּ֗י יַ֚עַן אֲשֶׁ֤ר עָשִׂ֙יתָ֙
INT: the LORD for because you have done

Leviticus 26:43
HEB: אֶת־ עֲוֹנָ֑ם יַ֣עַן וּבְיַ֔עַן בְּמִשְׁפָּטַ֣י
NAS: for their iniquity, because they rejected
KJV: of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because
INT: will be making their iniquity because because my ordinances

Leviticus 26:43
HEB: עֲוֹנָ֑ם יַ֣עַן וּבְיַ֔עַן בְּמִשְׁפָּטַ֣י מָאָ֔סוּ
KJV: because, even because they despised
INT: their iniquity because because my ordinances rejected

Numbers 11:20
HEB: לָכֶ֖ם לְזָרָ֑א יַ֗עַן כִּֽי־ מְאַסְתֶּ֤ם
NAS: loathsome to you; because you have rejected
KJV: and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised
INT: and becomes loathsome because for have rejected

Numbers 20:12
HEB: וְאֶֽל־ אַהֲרֹן֒ יַ֚עַן לֹא־ הֶאֱמַנְתֶּ֣ם
NAS: and Aaron, Because you have not believed
INT: and Aaron Because have not believed

Deuteronomy 1:36
HEB: בָּ֖הּ וּלְבָנָ֑יו יַ֕עַן אֲשֶׁ֥ר מִלֵּ֖א
NAS: he has set foot, because he has followed
INT: has set his sons on which wholly

Joshua 14:14
HEB: הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֑ה יַ֚עַן אֲשֶׁ֣ר מִלֵּ֔א
NAS: this day, because he followed the LORD
INT: day this because after fully

Judges 2:20
HEB: בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וַיֹּ֗אמֶר יַעַן֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר עָבְר֜וּ
NAS: and He said, Because this
INT: Israel said because which has transgressed

1 Samuel 15:23
HEB: וּתְרָפִ֖ים הַפְצַ֑ר יַ֗עַן מָאַ֙סְתָּ֙ אֶת־
NAS: and idolatry. Because you have rejected
INT: and idolatry and insubordination Because have rejected the word

1 Samuel 30:22
HEB: דָּוִד֒ וַיֹּאמְר֗וּ יַ֚עַן אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־
NAS: said, Because they did not go
INT: David said those who did not

1 Kings 3:11
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֵלָ֗יו יַעַן֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר שָׁאַ֜לְתָּ
NAS: said to him, Because you have asked
INT: God about because you have asked

1 Kings 8:18
HEB: דָּוִ֣ד אָבִ֔י יַ֗עַן אֲשֶׁ֤ר הָיָה֙
NAS: David, 'Because it was in your heart
INT: David to my father because after become

1 Kings 11:11
HEB: יְהוָ֜ה לִשְׁלֹמֹ֗ה יַ֚עַן אֲשֶׁ֣ר הָֽיְתָה־
NAS: to Solomon, Because you have done
INT: the LORD to Solomon because which become

1 Kings 11:33
HEB: יַ֣עַן ׀ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲזָב֗וּנִי
NAS: because they have forsaken
INT: because they have forsaken

1 Kings 13:21
HEB: אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֑ה יַ֗עַן כִּ֤י מָרִ֙יתָ֙
NAS: the LORD, 'Because you have disobeyed
KJV: the LORD, Forasmuch as thou hast disobeyed
INT: says the LORD as for have disobeyed

1 Kings 14:7
HEB: אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל יַ֛עַן אֲשֶׁ֥ר הֲרִימֹתִ֖יךָ
NAS: of Israel, Because I exalted
KJV: of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted
INT: God of Israel as I exalted

1 Kings 14:13
HEB: אֶל־ קָ֑בֶר יַ֣עַן נִמְצָא־ ב֞וֹ
NAS: to the grave, because in him something
INT: toward to the grave because was found something

1 Kings 14:15
HEB: מֵעֵ֣בֶר לַנָּהָ֑ר יַ֗עַן אֲשֶׁ֤ר עָשׂוּ֙
NAS: the [Euphrates] River, because they have made
INT: beyond the River because which have made

1 Kings 16:2
HEB: יַ֗עַן אֲשֶׁ֤ר הֲרִימֹתִ֙יךָ֙
NAS: Inasmuch as I exalted
INT: as I exalted

1 Kings 20:28
HEB: אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֗ה יַ֠עַן אֲשֶׁ֨ר אָמְר֤וּ
NAS: the LORD, 'Because the Arameans
INT: says the LORD because after have said

1 Kings 20:36
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר ל֗וֹ יַ֚עַן אֲשֶׁ֤ר לֹֽא־
NAS: Then he said to him, Because you have not listened
INT: said because after have not

1 Kings 20:42
HEB: אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה יַ֛עַן שִׁלַּ֥חְתָּ אֶת־
NAS: the LORD, 'Because you have let go
INT: says the LORD Because have let the man

1 Kings 21:20
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר מָצָ֔אתִי יַ֚עַן הִתְמַכֶּרְךָ֔ לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת
NAS: I have found [you], because you have sold
INT: said have found because have sold to do

1 Kings 21:29
HEB: אַחְאָ֖ב מִלְּפָנָ֑י יַ֜עַן כִּֽי־ נִכְנַ֣ע
NAS: himself before Me? Because he has humbled
KJV: himself before me? because he humbleth
INT: Ahab before because how has humbled

2 Kings 1:16
HEB: אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֗ה יַ֜עַן אֲשֶׁר־ שָׁלַ֣חְתָּ
NAS: the LORD, 'Because you have sent
INT: says the LORD because you have sent

99 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3282
99 Occurrences

bə·ya·‘an — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·ya·‘an — 2 Occ.
ya·‘an — 96 Occ.

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