3190. yatab
Strong's Concordance
yatab: to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
Original Word: יָטַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yatab
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-tab')
Definition: to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
NASB Translation
adorned (1), amend (3), better (3), better he made (1), bless (1), celebrating* (1), deals well (1), do (1), do it well (1), do them good (1), do them good (1), do you good (1), do good (1), do good (12), do well (3), do...good (1), does (1), does...good (1), done good (1), done well (1), found favor (1), glad (1), go well (6), goes well (1), good (1), good (2), good that i do (1), good reason (3), happy (1), joyful (1), make (1), makes a cheerful (1), makes...acceptable (1), merry (3), pleasant (1), please (1), please the better (1), pleased (2), pleased* (9), pleases* (1), pleasing (2), prosper (4), reform (1), seemed good (2), seemed reasonable (1), seems (1), seems best (1), seems good (1), shown (1), skillfully (2), stately (2), surely prosper (1), thoroughly (4), treat you better (1), treated...well (1), trims (1), truly amend (1), very (1), very small (1), well (13), well you prepare (1).

[יָטַב] verb be good, well, glad, pleasing (Aramaic יְטַב Zinjirli יטב DHMSendsch. 57) —

Qal (Perfect not in use, see טוֺב

verb) Imperfect יִיטַב Genesis 12:13 34t., יִטַב 1 Samuel 24:5 3t.; תִּיטַב Esther 2:4 2t.; תֵּיטְבִי (incorrect for תִּיטְבִי Ges§ 70 R) Nahum 3:8; plural יִיטְבוּ Genesis 34:18; for Infinitive and Participle see טוֺב

1 be glad, joyful, לֵב Judges 18:20; Judges 19:6,9; 1 Kings 21:7; Ruth 3:7; Ecclesiastes 7:3.

2 be well placed, הֲתֵיטְבִי מִנּאֹ אָמוֺן Nahum 3:8 art thou better placed than No of Amon?

3 impersonal with לְ, be well for or with, go well with Genesis 12:13 (J), Genesis 40:14 (E), Deuteronomy 4:40; Deuteronomy 5:16,26; Deuteronomy 6:3,18; Deuteronomy 12:25,28; Deuteronomy 22:7; 2 Kings 25:24; Ruth 3:1; Jeremiah 7:23; Jeremiah 38:20; Jeremiah 40:9; Jeremiah 42:6.

4 be pleasing בְּעֵינֵי Genesis 34:18 (J), Genesis 41:37; Genesis 45:16 (E), Deuteronomy 1:23; Leviticus 10:19,20; Joshua 22:30,33 (P), 1 Samuel 18:5; 1 Samuel 24:5; 2 Samuel 3:36; 2 Samuel 18:4; 1 Kings 3:10; Esther 1:21; Esther 2:4 (twice in verse); Esther 2:9; with לְ, be pleasing to, Psalm 69:32; with לִפְנֵי (late) Nehemiah 2:5,6; Esther 5:14.

Hiph`il Perfect הֵיטִיב Genesis 12:16; Joshua 24:20; הֵיטִב 1 Samuel 25:31; suffix הֵיטִ֑בְךָ Deuteronomy 30:5; הֵיטַבְתָּ Jeremiah 1:12; הֵיטַבְתְּ Ruth 3:10, etc.; וְהִֵ˜טבֹתִ֫י Ezekiel 36:11 (for הֵיטַבְתִּי as if from טוב Ges§ 70R); Imperfect יֵיטִיב Numbers 10:32 3t.; יֵיטִב Proverbs 15:13 2t.; יְיֵטִיב Job 24:21 (Ges§ 70R); יֵיטֵיב 1 Kings 1:47 (Ges§ 70R); וַיִּ֫יטֶב Exodus 1:20; suffix וִיטִיבְךָ Ecclesiastes 11:9, etc.; Imperative הֵיטִ֫יבָה Psalm 51:20; הֵיטִ֫יבִי Isaiah 23:16, etc.; Infinitive absolute הֵיטֵיב Jeremiah 7:5; Jeremiah 10:5; הֵיטֵב Genesis 32:13 10t.; Infinitive construct הֵיטִיב Leviticus 5:4 7t.; הֵטִיב Jeremiah 32:41; suffix הֵיטִיבִי Jeremiah 32:40, etc.; Participle מֵיטִיב 1 Samuel 16:17; מֵטִיב Psalm 119:68; מֵטִב Ezekiel 33:32, etc.; —

1 make glad, rejoice לֵב Judges 19:22; פנים Proverbs 15:13; the person Ecclesiastes 11:9.

2 do good to, deal well with, a person usually with preposition: with לְ, Exodus 1:20; Joshua 24:20 (both E), Genesis 12:16; Numbers 10:29,32 (all J), Judges 17:13; 1 Samuel 25:31; Psalm 49:19; Psalm 125:4; with עִם, Genesis 32:10; Genesis 32:13 (twice in verse); Numbers 10:32 (all J), Micah 2:7; with accusative Deuteronomy 8:16; Deuteronomy 28:63; Deuteronomy 30:5; 1 Samuel 2:32; Jeremiah 18:10; Jeremiah 32:40,41; Zechariah 8:15; Job 24:21; Psalm 51:20; absolute Ezekiel 36:11; opposed to הֵרַע (in prov. phrase, cannot do good or ill, = cannot do anything at all; test of deity) Zephaniah 1:12; Isaiah 41:23; Jeremiah 10:5.

3 do well or thoroughly: הֵטִיבוּ (כל)אשׁר דבּרוּ they have done well (all) that they have spoken Deuteronomy 5:25; Deuteronomy 18:17; על הרע כפים להיטיב Micah 7:3 their hands are upon the evil to do it well,i.e.diligently, thoroughly, literally make (it) good, with play on הרע; especially as auxil. followed by infinitive; דעת ׳היט Proverbs 15:2 = know well; לראות Jeremiah 1:12 see well; (לְ)נַגֵּן play well, skilfully 1 Samuel 16:17; Isaiah 23:16; Ezekiel 33:32; Psalm 33:3; compare participle construct followed by substantive מֵטִבֵי צָ֑עַד Proverbs 30:29 marching well, in a stately manner, so מֵיטִבֵי לֶכֶת Proverbs 30:29; infinitive absolute הֵיטֵיב as adverb = thoroughly, with verbs: כתת Deuteronomy 9:21, שׁאל Deuteronomy 13:15, דרשׁ Deuteronomy 17:4; Deuteronomy 19:18, באר Deuteronomy 27:8, שׁבּר 2 Kings 11:18.

4 make a thing good, right, beautiful: with accusative of thing: the head 2 Kings 9:30; dress, trim: a lamp Exodus 30:7 (P); מַצֵּבוֺת Hosea 10:1; גֵּהָה Proverbs 17:22 a glad heart maketh a good cure; followed by מִן comparative, object שֵׁם 1 Kings 1:47 ( = make it more glorious then); חֶסֶד Ruth 3:10; followed by דֶּרֶךְ = course of life or action Jeremiah 2:33 (in order to win love); amend one's ways and doings Jeremiah 7:3; Jeremiah 18:11; Jeremiah 26:13; Jeremiah 35:15; ׳הֵיטֵיב תֵּיטִיבוּ אתדֿ Jeremiah 7:5.

5 do well, right, ethically, absolute:

a. of men, Genesis 4:7 (twice in verse) (J), Leviticus 5:4 (P), Psalm 36:4; Isaiah 1:17; Jeremiah 4:22; Jeremiah 13:23.

b. of God, טוֺב מֵטִיב good and doing good Psalm 119:68; so infinitive absolute as adverb הַהֵיטֵב חָרָה לך Jonah 4:4,9 art thou rightly angry ? followed by לי Jonah 4:9. In כִּייֵֿיטִב אֶלאָֿבִי 1 Samuel 20:13 verb is apparently intransitive, =

Qal, if it be pleasing unto my father, but

Hiph`il not elsewhere in this sense; point rather יִיטַב; on this and on following אֶתֿ see We Dr.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be accepted, amend, use aright, benefit, be make better, seem best

A primitive root; to be (causative) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right) -- be accepted, amend, use aright, benefit, be (make) better, seem best, make cheerful, be comely, + be content, diligent(-ly), dress, earnestly, find favour, give, be glad, do (be, make) good((-ness)), be (make) merry, please (+ well), shew more (kindness), skilfully, X very small, surely, make sweet, thoroughly, tire, trim, very, be (can, deal, entreat, go, have) well (said, seen).

Forms and Transliterations
אֵיטִ֖יב איטיב בְּהֵיטִיב֛וֹ בהיטיבו הֲתֵֽיטְבִי֙ הֵיטִ֖יב הֵיטִ֖יבוּ הֵיטִ֣יבָה הֵיטִ֤יבִי הֵיטִ֤יבוּ הֵיטִ֥יב הֵיטִ֥יבוּ הֵיטֵ֑ב הֵיטֵ֔ב הֵיטֵ֖יב הֵיטֵ֛ב הֵיטֵ֥ב הֵיטֵֽב׃ הֵיטֵיב֙ הֵיטַ֛בְתְּ הֵיטַ֣בְתָּ הַהֵיטֵ֖ב הַהֵיטֵ֥ב הַיִּיטַ֖ב ההיטב היטב היטב׃ היטבת היטיב היטיבה היטיבו היטיבי הייטב התיטבי וְאֵיטִ֥יבָה וְהֵטַ֣בְנוּ וְהֵטַ֥בְנוּ וְהֵיטִ֣יבוּ וְהֵיטִ֤ב וְהֵיטִ֥יבוּ וְהֵיטִֽבְךָ֥ וְיִ֥יטַב וְיִטַ֣ב וְיִטַ֥ב וְיִיטַ֣ב וְיִיטַ֥ב וְתִיטַ֣ב וִֽיטִֽיבְךָ֤ וַיִּֽיטְב֥וּ וַיִּיטַ֖ב וַיִּיטַ֣ב וַיִּיטַ֤ב וַיִּיטַ֥ב וַיִּיטַ֧ב וַיִּיטַב֙ וַיֵּ֥יטֶב וַתִּיטַ֨ב וַתֵּ֣יטֶב וּלְהֵיטִ֖יב ואיטיבה והטבנו והיטב והיטבך והיטיבו ויטב ויטיבך וייטב וייטבו ולהיטיב ותיטב יְיֵטִֽיב׃ יִ֣יטַב יִ֥יטַב יִֽיטַב־ יִטַ֣ב יִיטַ֣ב יִיטַ֤ב יִיטַ֥ב יִיטַ֨ב יֵיטִ֔יבוּ יֵיטִ֖יב יֵיטִ֣ב יֵיטִ֥יב יֵיטִ֧יב יֵיטִ֨ב יֵיטֵ֨ב יטב ייטב ייטב־ ייטיב ייטיב׃ ייטיבו לְהֵיטִ֔יב לְהֵיטִ֗יב לְהֵיטִ֣יב לְהֵיטִ֥יב לְהֵיטִֽבְךָ֖ לְהֵיטִֽיב׃ לְהֵיטִיבִ֖י להיטבך להיטיב להיטיב׃ להיטיבי מֵיטִ֣יב מֵיטִ֣יבֵי מֵיטִ֥בֵי מֵיטִיבִ֣ים מיטבי מיטיב מיטיבי מיטיבים תִּיטַב֙ תֵּיטִ֔יבוּ תֵּיטִ֣יב תֵּיטִ֣יבוּ תֵּיטִ֥בִי תֵּיטִיב֙ תֵיטִ֔יב תֵיטִ֥יב תיטב תיטבי תיטיב תיטיבו ’ê·ṭîḇ ’êṭîḇ bə·hê·ṭî·ḇōw beheitiVo bəhêṭîḇōw eiTiv ha·hê·ṭêḇ hă·ṯê·ṭə·ḇî haheiTev hahêṭêḇ haiyiTav hateiteVi hăṯêṭəḇî hay·yî·ṭaḇ hayyîṭaḇ hê·ṭaḇ·tā hê·ṭaḇt hê·ṭêḇ hê·ṭî·ḇāh hê·ṭî·ḇî hê·ṭî·ḇū hê·ṭîḇ heiTavt heiTavta heiTeiv heiTev heiTiv heiTivah heiTivi heiTivu hêṭaḇt hêṭaḇtā hêṭêḇ hêṭîḇ hêṭîḇāh hêṭîḇî hêṭîḇū lə·hê·ṭî·ḇî lə·hê·ṭîḇ lə·hê·ṭiḇ·ḵā leheiTiv leheitivCha leheitiVi ləhêṭîḇ ləhêṭîḇî ləhêṭiḇḵā mê·ṭi·ḇê mê·ṭî·ḇê mê·ṭî·ḇîm mê·ṭîḇ meiTiv meiTivei meitiVim mêṭîḇ mêṭiḇê mêṭîḇê mêṭîḇîm tê·ṭi·ḇî tê·ṭî·ḇū tê·ṭîḇ ṯê·ṭîḇ teiTiv teiTivi teiTivu têṭîḇ ṯêṭîḇ têṭiḇî têṭîḇū tî·ṭaḇ tîṭaḇ tiTav ū·lə·hê·ṭîḇ uleheiTiv ūləhêṭîḇ vaiYeitev vaiyiTav vaiyiteVu vatTeitev vattiTav veeiTivah veheiTiv veheitivCha veheiTivu veheTavnu vetiTav veyiTav vitiveCha wat·tê·ṭeḇ wat·tî·ṭaḇ wattêṭeḇ wattîṭaḇ way·yê·ṭeḇ way·yî·ṭaḇ way·yî·ṭə·ḇū wayyêṭeḇ wayyîṭaḇ wayyîṭəḇū wə’êṭîḇāh wə·’ê·ṭî·ḇāh wə·hê·ṭaḇ·nū wə·hê·ṭî·ḇū wə·hê·ṭiḇ wə·hê·ṭiḇ·ḵā wə·ṯî·ṭaḇ wə·yi·ṭaḇ wə·yî·ṭaḇ wəhêṭaḇnū wəhêṭiḇ wəhêṭiḇḵā wəhêṭîḇū wəṯîṭaḇ wəyiṭaḇ wəyîṭaḇ wî·ṭî·ḇə·ḵā wîṭîḇəḵā yê·ṭêḇ yê·ṭî·ḇū yê·ṭiḇ yê·ṭîḇ yə·yê·ṭîḇ yeiTev yeiTiv yeiTivu yêṭêḇ yêṭiḇ yêṭîḇ yêṭîḇū yəyêṭîḇ yeyeTiv yi·ṭaḇ yî·ṭaḇ yî·ṭaḇ- yiṭaḇ yîṭaḇ yîṭaḇ- yitav
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Genesis 4:7
HEB: הֲל֤וֹא אִם־ תֵּיטִיב֙ שְׂאֵ֔ת וְאִם֙
NAS: If you do well,
KJV: If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted?
INT: not If do will not be lifted and if

Genesis 4:7
HEB: וְאִם֙ לֹ֣א תֵיטִ֔יב לַפֶּ֖תַח חַטָּ֣את
NAS: you do well, will not [your countenance] be lifted
KJV: shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin
INT: and if not well the door sin

Genesis 12:13
HEB: אָ֑תְּ לְמַ֙עַן֙ יִֽיטַב־ לִ֣י בַעֲבוּרֵ֔ךְ
NAS: so that it may go well with me because
KJV: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul
INT: you so may go because may live

Genesis 12:16
HEB: וּלְאַבְרָ֥ם הֵיטִ֖יב בַּעֲבוּרָ֑הּ וַֽיְהִי־
NAS: Therefore he treated Abram well
KJV: Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep,
INT: Abram treated her sake and gave

Genesis 32:9
HEB: לְאַרְצְךָ֛ וּלְמוֹלַדְתְּךָ֖ וְאֵיטִ֥יבָה עִמָּֽךְ׃
NAS: and to your relatives, and I will prosper you,'
KJV: and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee:
INT: to your country your relatives will prosper with

Genesis 32:12
HEB: וְאַתָּ֣ה אָמַ֔רְתָּ הֵיטֵ֥ב אֵיטִ֖יב עִמָּ֑ךְ
NAS: For You said, I will surely prosper
KJV: And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good,
INT: You said will surely prosper you

Genesis 32:12
HEB: אָמַ֔רְתָּ הֵיטֵ֥ב אֵיטִ֖יב עִמָּ֑ךְ וְשַׂמְתִּ֤י
NAS: I will surely prosper you and make
KJV: I will surely do thee good, and make
INT: said will surely prosper you and make

Genesis 34:18
HEB: וַיִּֽיטְב֥וּ דִבְרֵיהֶ֖ם בְּעֵינֵ֣י
NAS: Now their words seemed reasonable to Hamor
KJV: And their words pleased Hamor,
INT: seemed now their words affliction

Genesis 40:14
HEB: אִתְּךָ֗ כַּאֲשֶׁר֙ יִ֣יטַב לָ֔ךְ וְעָשִֽׂיתָ־
NAS: me in mind when it goes well with you, and please
KJV: But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew
INT: for it goes do and please

Genesis 41:37
HEB: וַיִּיטַ֥ב הַדָּבָ֖ר בְּעֵינֵ֣י
NAS: Now the proposal seemed good to Pharaoh
KJV: And the thing was good in the eyes
INT: seemed now the proposal the eyes

Genesis 45:16
HEB: אֲחֵ֣י יוֹסֵ֑ף וַיִּיטַב֙ בְּעֵינֵ֣י פַרְעֹ֔ה
NAS: had come, it pleased Pharaoh
KJV: Pharaoh well, and
INT: brothers Joseph's be accepted and Pharaoh

Exodus 1:20
HEB: וַיֵּ֥יטֶב אֱלֹהִ֖ים לַֽמְיַלְּדֹ֑ת
NAS: So God was good to the midwives,
KJV: Therefore God dealt well with the midwives:
INT: was good God to the midwives

Exodus 30:7
HEB: בַּבֹּ֣קֶר בַּבֹּ֗קֶר בְּהֵיטִיב֛וֹ אֶת־ הַנֵּרֹ֖ת
NAS: it every morning when he trims the lamps.
KJV: every morning: when he dresseth the lamps,
INT: morning morning trims the lamps shall burn

Leviticus 5:4
HEB: לְהָרַ֣ע ׀ א֣וֹ לְהֵיטִ֗יב לְ֠כֹל אֲשֶׁ֨ר
NAS: or to do good, in whatever
KJV: to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever [it be] that a man
INT: to do or to do all manner after

Leviticus 10:19
HEB: חַטָּאת֙ הַיּ֔וֹם הַיִּיטַ֖ב בְּעֵינֵ֥י יְהוָֽה׃
NAS: today, would it have been good in the sight
KJV: to day, should it have been accepted in the sight
INT: offering today have been good the sight the LORD

Leviticus 10:20
HEB: וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע מֹשֶׁ֔ה וַיִּיטַ֖ב בְּעֵינָֽיו׃ פ
NAS: heard [that], it seemed good in his sight.
KJV: heard [that], he was content.
INT: heard Moses seemed his sight

Numbers 10:29
HEB: לְכָ֤ה אִתָּ֙נוּ֙ וְהֵטַ֣בְנוּ לָ֔ךְ כִּֽי־
NAS: it to you'; come with us and we will do you good, for the LORD
INT: come and we will do for the LORD

Numbers 10:32
HEB: הַה֗וּא אֲשֶׁ֨ר יֵיטִ֧יב יְהוָ֛ה עִמָּ֖נוּ
NAS: the LORD does for us, we will do
KJV: the LORD shall do unto us, the same will we do
INT: that whatever does the LORD we

Numbers 10:32
HEB: יְהוָ֛ה עִמָּ֖נוּ וְהֵטַ֥בְנוּ לָֽךְ׃
NAS: does for us, we will do for you.
INT: the LORD we will do

Deuteronomy 1:23
HEB: וַיִּיטַ֥ב בְּעֵינַ֖י הַדָּבָ֑ר
NAS: The thing pleased me and I took
KJV: And the saying pleased me well: and I took
INT: be accepted affliction the thing

Deuteronomy 4:40
HEB: הַיּ֔וֹם אֲשֶׁר֙ יִיטַ֣ב לְךָ֔ וּלְבָנֶ֖יךָ
NAS: you today, that it may go well with you and with your children
KJV: thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children
INT: today which may go your children after

Deuteronomy 5:16
HEB: יָמֶ֗יךָ וּלְמַ֙עַן֙ יִ֣יטַב לָ֔ךְ עַ֚ל
NAS: may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land
KJV: may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land
INT: your days and that it may go with the land

Deuteronomy 5:28
HEB: דִּבְּר֣וּ אֵלֶ֔יךָ הֵיטִ֖יבוּ כָּל־ אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: they have spoken to you. They have done well in all
KJV: which they have spoken unto thee: they have well said all that they have spoken.
INT: have spoken to you have done all which

Deuteronomy 5:29
HEB: הַיָּמִ֑ים לְמַ֨עַן יִיטַ֥ב לָהֶ֛ם וְלִבְנֵיהֶ֖ם
NAS: always, that it may be well with them and with their sons
KJV: always, that it might be well with them, and with their children
INT: always that it may be well their sons forever

Deuteronomy 6:3
HEB: לַעֲשׂ֔וֹת אֲשֶׁר֙ יִיטַ֣ב לְךָ֔ וַאֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: to do [it], that it may be well with you and that you may multiply
KJV: to do [it]; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase
INT: to do that may be well after may multiply

112 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3190
112 Occurrences

bə·hê·ṭî·ḇōw — 1 Occ.
’ê·ṭîḇ — 1 Occ.
ha·hê·ṭêḇ — 2 Occ.
hay·yî·ṭaḇ — 1 Occ.
hă·ṯê·ṭə·ḇî — 1 Occ.
hê·ṭaḇt — 1 Occ.
hê·ṭaḇ·tā — 1 Occ.
hê·ṭêḇ — 2 Occ.
hê·ṭêḇ — 9 Occ.
hê·ṭîḇ — 2 Occ.
hê·ṭî·ḇāh — 1 Occ.
hê·ṭî·ḇî — 1 Occ.
hê·ṭî·ḇū — 6 Occ.
lə·hê·ṭîḇ — 7 Occ.
lə·hê·ṭiḇ·ḵā — 1 Occ.
lə·hê·ṭî·ḇî — 1 Occ.
mê·ṭîḇ — 1 Occ.
mê·ṭî·ḇê — 2 Occ.
mê·ṭî·ḇîm — 1 Occ.
tê·ṭîḇ — 4 Occ.
tê·ṭi·ḇî — 1 Occ.
tê·ṭî·ḇū — 2 Occ.
tî·ṭaḇ — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·hê·ṭîḇ — 1 Occ.
way·yê·ṭeḇ — 1 Occ.
way·yî·ṭaḇ — 15 Occ.
way·yî·ṭə·ḇū — 1 Occ.
wat·tê·ṭeḇ — 1 Occ.
wat·tî·ṭaḇ — 1 Occ.
wə·’ê·ṭî·ḇāh — 1 Occ.
wə·hê·ṭiḇ — 1 Occ.
wə·hê·ṭiḇ·ḵā — 1 Occ.
wə·hê·ṭî·ḇū — 2 Occ.
wə·hê·ṭaḇ·nū — 2 Occ.
wə·ṯî·ṭaḇ — 1 Occ.
wə·yi·ṭaḇ — 6 Occ.
wî·ṭî·ḇə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
yê·ṭêḇ — 1 Occ.
yê·ṭîḇ — 7 Occ.
yê·ṭî·ḇū — 1 Occ.
yə·yê·ṭîḇ — 1 Occ.
yî·ṭaḇ- — 17 Occ.

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