Bible Dictionary and Concordance



Yahweh / JehovahA form of the Hebrew name for God (YHWH); the name came to be regarded as too sacred to be spoken; it showed honour and respect for God. Often used in the Old Testament of the Bible. (See the word LORD).but by my name JEHOVAH / Yahweh was I not known to them. Ex 6:3whose name alone is JEHOVAH / Yahweh, Ps 83:18for the LORD JEHOVAH / Yahweh is my strength and my song; Isa 12:2
year / yearsThe time taken by the earth to make one revolution around the sun; 365 and 1/4 days equals one year. A year often has four seasons, depending on the latitude of the location.them be ... for seasons, and for days, and years Gen 1:14atonement ... for all their sins once a year. Lev 16:34in the seventh year shall be a Sabbath of rest Lev 25:4shall wander in the wilderness forty years, Num 14:33that the field bringeth forth year by year. Deut 14:22the years of the right hand of the most High. Ps 77:10thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday Ps 90:4day of vengeance ... year of my redeemed is come. Is 63:4observe days, and months, and times, and years. Gal 4:10thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. 2 Pet 3:8lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Rev 20:4
YHWHThe Hebrew name for God. It has four consonants, but no vowels. The Jewish people believed they should not speak out this name of God so they often used the name ADONAI which means "Lord"; later, Christians translated this name to "Jehovah", sometimes spelled as "Yahweh".
yield / yielded / yieldethTo produce, to submit to, harvest, crop, produce, income, to receive a return. DTP The disciple is to be like a fruitbearing tree yielding a harvest for the Lord. Our ministry is to plant the seed God has given us, the purpose being a good "crop" for Jesus Christ.that it may yield unto you the increase Lev 19:25the land shall yield her increase, and the trees Lev 26:4yield yourselves unto the LORD, and enter 2 Chr 30:8Then shall the earth yield her increase; Ps 67:6but the root of righteous yieldeth fruit. Prov 12:12unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, Rom 6:13to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, Rom 6:16yield your members servants to righteousness Rom 6:19yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness Heb 12:11tree of life, ... yielded her fruit every month: Rev 22:2
yoke / yokes / yokedA wooden crosspiece fastened over the necks of two animals (oxen, for example) and attached to a plow or cart to do work for their owner; in Scripture, the word is also used as a spiritual symbol of oppression or bondage of God's people to idols or nations. DTP The disciple of Christ is instructed to enter into a "yoke" relationship with Christ Jesus. The two become one and pull together for God's glory and service.break his yoke from off thy neck. Gen 27:40I have broken the bands of your yoke, Lev 26:13he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy Deut 28:48Thy father made our yoke grievous: 1 Kin 12:4 (2 Chr 10:4)hast broken the yoke of his burden, Isa 9:4the yoke shall be destroyed because Isa 10:27go free, and that ye break every yoke? Isa 58:6I have broken the yoke of the king Jer 28:2yokes of wood; but thou shalt make ... yokes of iron. Jer 28:13that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, Jer 30:8yoke of my transgressions is bound by his Lam 1:14Take my yoke upon you, and learn of Matt 11:29For my yoke is easy, and my burden is Matt 11:30put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, Acts 15:10Be ye not unequally yoked together 2 Cor 6:14again with the yoke of bondage. Gal 5:1Let as many servants as are under the yoke 1 Tim 6:1
yokefellowA close companion, mate. Yoked together with others in common service; Paul used this image to show the kind of relationship that believers and disciples of Christ should have with each other, working and serving together in the body of Christ.And I entreat thee also, true yokefellow, Phil 4:3
Yom KippurThis is the Hebrew Day of Atonement. This day is celebrated on the 10th day of the first month of the year (Jewish calendar would line up somewhere around September to October). The people will spend much time in prayer and fasting, of confession and repenting of sins. Historically, this would be the one and only annual day that the High Priest would enter the Holy of Holies to offer an atoning sacrifice on behalf of the people. (See Lev. chapter 16).
youth / young / younger / young men The period between childhood and adult age. Formative years; a person who has reached puberty; the age could be from 13 to 21; in the Bible it can mean being young at heart, full of energy and strength or looking into the future with optimism.of man's heart is evil from his youth; Gen 8:21for thou art but a youth, and he a man 1 Sam 17:33I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth. 1 Kin 18:12while he was yet young, he began to seek 2 Chr 34:3Remember not the sins of my youth, Ps 25:7I have been young, and now am old, yet have Ps 37:25O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: Ps 71:17so that thy youth is renewed like the Ps 103:5have they afflicted me from my youth, Ps 129:1and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Prov 5:18Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, Eccl 12:1Even the youths shall faint and be weary, Isa 40:30thou art the guide of my youth? Jer 3:4your young men shall see visions Joel 2:28 (Acts 2:17)The youngman saith unto him, ... my youth up: Matt 19:20these have I observed from my youth. Mark 10:20greatest among you, let him be as the younger; Luke 22:26My manner of life from my youth, Acts 26:4Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou 1 Tim 4:12ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder, 1 Pet 5:5