3293. ya'ar
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ya'ar: comb
Original Word: יָ֫עַר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ya'ar
Phonetic Spelling: (yah'-ar)
Short Definition: comb

II. יַ֫עַר noun [masculine] honeycomb, — absolute יַעַר 1 Samuel 14:25,26; suffix יַעְרִי Songs 5:1; — honeycomb, containing honey 1 Samuel 14:25 (where read וְיַעַר הָיָה עַלמְּֿנֵּי הַשָּׂדֶה with ᵐ5 We Dr Kit in KauAT, instead of see as in MT); וַיָּבוֺא העם אֶלהַֿיַּעַר 1 Samuel 14:26 ("" דבשׁ1Samuel 14:25) and when the people came to the honeycomb behold its bees had departed (see ᵐ5 We Dr Kit VB); אָכַלְתִּי יַעְרִי עִםדִּֿבְשִׁי Songs 5:1; see also I.יַעֲרָה.

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.

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