Word Summary
yaeph: to be weary, faint
Original Word: יָעַף
Transliteration: yaeph
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-af')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be weary, faint
Meaning: to be weary, faint
Strong's Concordance
faint, cause to fly, be weary self

A primitive root; to tire (as if from wearisome flight) -- faint, cause to fly, (be) weary (self).


H3286. yaeph

I. [יָעֵף‎] verb be weary, faint (Arabic run and shew weariness) —

Qal Perfect וְיָעֵ֑פוּ‎ consecutive Jeremiah 51:58, 64; Imperfect יִיעַףIsaiah 40:28; וַיִּעָ֑ף44:12; יִָֽעֲפוּ40:30; יִיעָ֑פוּ40:31; Jeremiah 2:24; יִעָ֑פוּHabakkuk 2:13; — be or grow weary Jeremiah 2:24 (in seeking); = exhaust onself fruitlessly Habakkuk 2:13 ("" יגע‎), hence Jeremiah 51:58, 64 (repeated by error from 51:58); of ׳י‎ (negative) Isaiah 40:28 ("" יגע‎); youth 40:30 ("" id.); the god-fearing 40:31 ("" id.); be faint from lack of water 44:12 ("" כֹּחַ אֵין‎ from hunger).

Hoph`al Participle wearied Daniel 9:21 בִּיעָף מֻעָף‎ (see יְעָף‎).