Word Summary
yabesh: dry, dried
Original Word: יָבֵשׁ
Transliteration: yabesh
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-bashe')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: dry, dried
Meaning: dry, dried
Strong's Concordance
dried away, dry

From yabesh; dry -- dried (away), dry.

see HEBREW yabesh


H3002. yabesh

II. יָבֵשׁverbal adjective or

Participle dry, dried, so, masculine singular absolute Nahum 1:10 4t.; feminine singular יְבֵשָׁהNumbers 11:6; masculine plural (וִ)יבֵשִׁים6:3; feminine plural יְבֵשׁוֺתEzekiel 37:2, 4; —

1 dried, literal only יְבֵשִׁיס עֲנָבִיםNumbers 6:3 dried grapes (P; opposed to ׳ְ לַחִים‎); figurative יְבֵשָׁה נַפְשֵׁנוּ11:6 (JE) our soul (i.e. our appetite) is dried up, namely, for want of fresh, juicy meat.

2 dry, of chaff, קַשׁNahum 1:10 in simile of Ninevites under impending judgment; compare in figure of Job, Job 13:25; of tree Ezekiel 17:24 (figurative of Davidic house; opposed to לָ֑ךְ עֵץ‎), 21:3 (in prediction of Judah's devastation by Babylon, opposed to id.); Isaiah 56:3 figurative of eunuch; of the bonesin Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 37:2, 4.