yebemeth: sister-in-lawOriginal Word: יְבֶ֫מֶתPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as yabamDefinition
brother's wife (2), sister-in-law (2), wife (1).
] noun feminine sister-in-law
(Late Hebrew יְבָמָה
, ᵑ7 יְבַמְתָּא
) — only suffix יְבִמְתּו Deuteronomy 25:7
(twice in verse); Deuteronomy 25:9 his brother's wife (widow)
, (compare Genesis 38:8
) in levirate law; יְבִמְתֵּךְ Ruth 1:15
(twice in verse) thy husband's brother's wife.
brother's wife, sister in law
Feminine participle of yabam; a sister-in-law -- brother's wife, sister in law.
see HEBREW yabam