3097. Yoab
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Yoab: "the LORD is father," three Israelites
Original Word: יוֹאָב
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Yoab
Phonetic Spelling: (yo-awb')
Short Definition: Joab

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from Yhvh and ab
"the LORD is father," three Isr.
NASB Translation
Joab (136), Joab's (8).

יוֺאָב proper name, masculine (׳י is father; compare אֲבִיָּהוּ, אֱלִיאָב, אֲבִיאֵל & references) —

1 David's sister's son & captain of his host (ᵐ5 Ἰωαβ) 1 Samuel 26:6; 2 Samuel 2:13 100t. 2Samuel (also 2 Samuel 20:6 for ᵑ0 אֲבִישַׁי compare ᵑ6 We Dr); 1 Kings 1:7 14t. 1Kings; 1 Chronicles 2:16 22t. 1Chronicles; Psalm 60:2.

2 a descendant of Judah 1 Chronicles 4:14 (but ᵐ5 B ᵐ5L Ἰωβαβ).

3 a family-name after the exile Ezra 2:6 = Nehemiah 7:11 (ᵐ5 Ἰωβαβ, Ἰωαβ) Ezra 8:9 (ᵐ5 Ἰωαβ).


From Yhovah and 'ab; Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites -- Joab.

see HEBREW Yhovah

see HEBREW 'ab

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