3302. yaphah
Strong's Concordance
yaphah: to be fair or beautiful
Original Word: יָפָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yaphah
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-faw')
Definition: to be fair or beautiful
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be fair or beautiful
NASB Translation
beautiful (5), decorate (1), fairer (1), make yourself beautiful (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[יָפָה] verb be fair, beautiful (Late Hebrew id. Pi`el and derivatives; Aramaic Aph`el is suffice, finish, fail; compare Aramaic (PS3015) beautiful, fit, Nö§ 172 c. Anm. G H[offmann] LCB1882, 321. Arabic fulfil, perform; Ethiopic II.

2 give (entirely) over to, into power of, Di349) —

Qal Perfect יָפִיתְ Cant 7:7; יָפוּ Songs 4:10; Songs 7:2 Imperfect2feminine singular וַתִּ֫יפִי (KöLgh. i. 581) Ezekiel 16:13; 3masculine singular with apocope וַיִּיף Ezekiel 31:7; — be beautiful, subject person Cant 4:10; Song 7:7; of feet Songs 7:2; of Jerusalem under figure of woman Ezekiel 16:13; Egypt under figure of tree Ezekiel 31:7.

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular suffix יְיַמֵּ֑הוּ Jeremiah 10:4 beautify an idol. The (

Pe`al`al ?) Perfect form אָדָם יָפְיָפִיתָ מִבְּנֵי Psalm 45:3 is contrary to all analogues: read either יָפִיתָ or יְפֵיפִיתָ Ges § 55. 3 Sta§ 156 R Now (Köi. 583 f. defence is artificial): thou art more beautiful than, etc.

Hithpa`el Imperfect2feminine singular תִּתְיַמִּי beautify thyself Jeremiah 4:30.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be beautiful, be fair, deck

A primitive root; properly, to be bright, i.e. (by implication) beautiful -- be beautiful, be (make self) fair(-r), deck.

Forms and Transliterations
וַיְּיִ֣ף וַתִּ֙יפִי֙ וייף ותיפי יְיַפֵּ֑הוּ יָּפ֥וּ יָּפִית֙ יָפְיָפִ֡יתָ ייפהו יפו יפיפית יפית תִּתְיַפִּ֑י תתיפי tiṯ·yap·pî tityapPi tiṯyappî vaiyeYif vatTifi wat·tî·p̄î wattîp̄î way·yə·yip̄ wayyəyip̄ yā·p̄ə·yā·p̄î·ṯā yā·p̄îṯ yā·p̄ū yafeyaFita yaFit yaFu yāp̄əyāp̄îṯā yāp̄îṯ yāp̄ū yə·yap·pê·hū yeyapPehu yəyappêhū
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Psalm 45:2
HEB: יָפְיָפִ֡יתָ מִבְּנֵ֬י אָדָ֗ם
NAS: You are fairer than the sons
KJV: Thou art fairer than the children
INT: are fairer the sons of men

Songs 4:10
HEB: מַה־ יָּפ֥וּ דֹדַ֖יִךְ אֲחֹתִ֣י
NAS: How beautiful is your love,
KJV: How fair is thy love, my sister,
INT: How beautiful is your love my sister

Songs 7:6
HEB: מַה־ יָּפִית֙ וּמַה־ נָּעַ֔מְתְּ
NAS: How beautiful and how delightful
KJV: How fair and how pleasant
INT: How beautiful and how delightful

Jeremiah 4:30
HEB: עֵינַ֔יִךְ לַשָּׁ֖וְא תִּתְיַפִּ֑י מָאֲסוּ־ בָ֥ךְ
NAS: In vain you make yourself beautiful. [Your] lovers
KJV: in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; [thy] lovers
INT: your eyes vain make despise lovers

Jeremiah 10:4
HEB: בְּכֶ֥סֶף וּבְזָהָ֖ב יְיַפֵּ֑הוּ בְּמַסְמְר֧וֹת וּבְמַקָּב֛וֹת
NAS: They decorate [it] with silver
KJV: They deck it with silver
INT: silver gold decorate nails hammers

Ezekiel 16:13
HEB: (אָכָ֑לְתְּ ק) וַתִּ֙יפִי֙ בִּמְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֔ד
NAS: so you were exceedingly beautiful and advanced
KJV: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper
INT: and oil burn up beautiful were exceedingly were exceedingly

Ezekiel 31:7
HEB: וַיְּיִ֣ף בְּגָדְל֔וֹ בְּאֹ֖רֶךְ
NAS: So it was beautiful in its greatness,
KJV: Thus was he fair in his greatness,
INT: beautiful greatness the length

7 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3302
7 Occurrences


tiṯ·yap·pî — 1 Occ.
way·yə·yip̄ — 1 Occ.
wat·tî·p̄î — 1 Occ.
yā·p̄ə·yā·p̄î·ṯā — 1 Occ.
yā·p̄îṯ — 1 Occ.
yā·p̄ū — 1 Occ.
yə·yap·pê·hū — 1 Occ.










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