Word Summary
yatsab: to set or station oneself, take one's stand
Original Word: יָצַב
Transliteration: yatsab
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-tsab')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to set or station oneself, take one's stand
Meaning: to set or station oneself, take one's stand
Strong's Concordance
present selves, remaining, resort, set selves, be able to, can, with stand fast, forth,

A primitive root; to place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively, to station, offer, continue -- present selves, remaining, resort, set (selves), (be able to, can, with-) stand (fast, forth, -ing, still, up).


H3320. yatsab

[יָצַב‎] verb only

Hithpa`el set or station oneself, take one's stand (יצב ᵑ7‎ Pa`el & derivatives; Arabic be constant, firm) —

Hithpa`el Perfect3plural הִתְיַצְּבוּ2 Chronicles 11:13; ׳וְהִת‎ consecutive Numbers 11:16; Imperfect יִתְיַצֵּבDeuteronomy 7:24 6t.; יִתְיַצָּ֑בJob 41:2; יִתְיַצַּ֑בProverbs 22:29; וַיִּתְיַצֵּב1 Samuel 3:10 5t.; 3 feminine singular וַתֵּתַצֵּבExodus 2:4 (but read וַתִּתְיַצֵּב‎ compare Sam Ges§ 71i, 430); 2 masculine singular תִּתְיַצֵּב2 Samuel 18:13; וְאֶתְיַצְּבָהHabakkuk 2:1; יִתְיַצְּבוּPsalm 2:2 2t.; וַיִּתְיַצְּבוּExodus 19:17 4t.; Imperative הִתְיַצֵּב8:16 5t.: הִתְיַצְּבוּ1 Samuel 10:19 6t.; infinitive construct (מֵ)הִתְיַצֵּב2 Samuel 21:5 4t.; — station oneself, take one's stand, stand:

a. with phrase of place, Exodus 2:4 (E, with מֵרָחוֺק‎), 2 Samuel 18:13 (with מִנֶּגֶד‎), figurative = stand aloof (VB Dr); 18:30 (with כֹּה‎, "" עָמַד‎): with ב‎ loc, Exodus 19:17; Numbers 22:22 (both E), Judges 20:2; Deuteronomy 31:14 (twice in verse), also (in sense of having a place or position) יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּכָלגְּֿבֻל מֵהִתְיַצֵּב נִשְׁמַדְנוּ2 Samuel 21:5; with בְּתוֺךְ‎ person 1 Samuel 10:23, location 2 Samuel 23:12 2 Chronicles 11:14; with עַל‎ location, at, by Numbers 23:3, 15 (JE), upon Habakkuk 2:1 ("" עמד‎), Psalm 36:5 (figurative); with עַל‎ person see below; with שָׁם‎ and עִם‎ person Exodus 34:5 (subject ׳י‎), Numbers 11:16 (both J E).

b. absolute 1 Samuel 3:10 (׳י‎ subject); especially of standing quiet and passive, to see the mighty deliverance of ׳יExodus 14:13 (J), 1 Samuel 12:7, 16; 2 Chronicles 20:17 ("" עמד‎); of taking a stand to fight 1 Samuel 17:16; Psalm 2:2; in military array Jeremiah 46:4 (with ב‎ accompare), 46:14 ("" לָךְ הָכֵן‎); to answer a charge Job 33:5; לְבוּשׁ כְמוֺ וְיִתְיַצְּבוּ38:14 and they (terrestrial things) stand forth (in the light) like a garment.

c. with לִפְנֵי‎ person = present oneself before Exodus 8:16; 9:13 (both J), Proverbs 22:29 (twice in verse); י ׳לִפְנֵיJoshua 24:1 (E), 1 Samuel 10:19 (see also

d); so as servants or courtiers (see לְ6c), with implication of readiness for service עַלאֲֿדֹנָיZechariah 6:5; י ׳לְJob 1:6; 2:1 (twice in verse).

d. with לְַ‎ person take one's stand on the side of2 Chronicles 11:13; with עִם לִי מִייִֿתְצֵּב ל,Psalm 94:16 who will take a stand forme against the workers of iniquity ("" עִם לִי יָקוּם מִי‎); of holding one's ground, maintaining one's position before ׅ עֵינֶיךָ לְנֶגֶד ( ׳י5:6; so with לִפְנֵיJoshua 1:5 (D), Deuteronomy 9:2; Job 41:2; with בְּפָנֶיךָDeuteronomy 7:24; 11:25; absolute לְהִתִיַצֵּב עִמְּךָ וְאֵין2 Chronicles 20:6