A primitive root of doubtful meaning; used only as a denominative from yabam; to marry a (deceased) brother's widow -- perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry.
see HEBREW yabam
[יָבַם] verb denominative, only
Pi`el do the duty of יָבָם to a brother's widow; Perfect וְיִבְּמָהּ consecutive Deuteronomy 25:5 and shall do a brother-in-law's office to her; Imperative אֹתָהּ יַבֵּם Genesis 38:8 (i.e. אָחִיךָ אֵשֶׁת va); Infinitive suffix יַבְּמִי אָבָה לֹא Deuteronomy 25:7 (on nominal suffix as object of infinitive, see Ges§ 115 R. 2 near the end).
יִבְנִיָּה יִבְנְיָה, יַבְנֶה, יַבְנְאֵל, see below בנה.
יַבֹּק see below בקק above
יְבֶרֶכְיָ֫הוּ see below ברך above
יִבְשָׂם see below בשׂם above