yabam: to perform the duty of a husband's brotherOriginal Word: יָבַםPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
denominative verb from yabamDefinition
to perform the duty of a husband's brotherNASB Translation
duty as a brother-in-law (1), husband's brother (2), perform the duty (2), perform your duty (1).
] verb denominative
Pi`el do the duty of יָבָם to a brother's widow; Perfect וְיִבְּמָהּ consecutive Deuteronomy 25:5 and shall do a brother-in-law's office to her; Imperative יַבֵּם אֹתָהּ Genesis 38:8 (i.e. אֵשֶׁת אָחִיךָ va); Infinitive suffix לֹא אָבָה יַבְּמִי Deuteronomy 25:7 (on nominal suffix as object of infinitive, see Ges§ 115 R. 2 near the end).
יַבְנְאֵל, יַבְנֶה, יִבְנְיָה, יִבְנִיָּה see below בנה.
יַבֹּק see below בקק above
יְבֶרֶכְיָ֫הוּ see below ברך above
יִבְשָׂם see below בשׂם above
perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry
A primitive root of doubtful meaning; used only as a denominative from yabam; to marry a (deceased) brother's widow -- perform the duty of a husband's brother, marry.
see HEBREW yabam