Word Summary
ya'ar: wood, forest, thicket
Original Word: יַעַר
Transliteration: ya'ar
Phonetic Spelling: (yah'-ar)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: wood, forest, thicket
Meaning: a copse of bushes, a forest, honey in the comb
Strong's Concordance
honeycomb, forest, wood

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.


H3293. ya

'ar II. יַ֫עַרnoun [masculine] honeycomb, — absolute יַעַר1 Samuel 14:25-26, suffix יַעְרִיSong of Solomon 5:1; — honeycomb, containing honey 1 Samuel 14:25 (where read הַשָּׂדֶה עַלמְּֿנֵּי הָיָה וְיַעַר‎ with ᵐ5‎ We Dr Kit in KauAT, instead of see as in MT); אֶלהַֿיַּעַר העם וַיָּבוֺא14:26 ("" דבשׁ14:25) and when the people came to the honeycomb behold its bees had departed (see ᵐ5‎ We Dr Kit VB); עִםדִּֿבְשִׁי יַעְרִי אָכַלְתִּיSong of Solomon 5:1; see also I.יַעֲרָה‎.