Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root probably meaning to thicken with verdure

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 888, number 889

KJV Translation Count — 58x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: forest (37), wood (19), forests (1), honeycomb (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. forest, wood, thicket, wooded height

Strong's Definitions

ya`ar, yah'-ar; from an unused root probably meaning to thicken with verdure; a copse of bushes; hence, a forest; hence, honey in the comb (as hived in trees): — (honey-) comb, forest, wood.

Concordance Results Using KJV

As when a man goeth into the H3293 with his neighbour to hew H3293, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:


And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the H3293 country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.


But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a H3293, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they be strong.


And all they of the land came to a H3293; and there was honey upon the ground.


And when the people were come into the H3293, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.


And the prophet Gad said unto David, Abide not in the hold; depart, and get thee into the land of Judah. Then David departed, and came into the H3293 of Hareth.


So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the H3293 of Ephraim;


For the battle was there scattered over the face of all the country: and the H3293 devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.


And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the H3293, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: and all Israel fled every one to his tent.


He built also the house of the H3293 of Lebanon; the length thereof was an hundred cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits, and the height thereof thirty cubits, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars.