Word Summary
yesod: foundation, base
Original Word: יְסוֹד
Transliteration: yesod
Phonetic Spelling: (yes-ode')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: foundation, base
Meaning: foundation, base
Strong's Concordance
bottom, foundation, repairing

From yacad; a foundation (literally or figuratively) -- bottom, foundation, repairing

see HEBREW yacad


H3247. yesod

יְסוֺדnoun feminineEzra 13, 17 (masculineJob 22:16) foundation, base, absolute יְסוֺדHabakkuk 3:13 2t.; construct id. Exodus 29:12 9t.; suffix יְסֹדוֺ‎; Ezekiel 13:14; יְסוֺדָםJob 4:19; 22:16; וִיסֹדֶיהָMicah 1:6; יְסֹדֹתֶיהָLamentations 4:11; יְסוֺדוֺתֶיהָEzekiel 30:4; —

1 foundation of city (wall) Micah 1:6; Psalm 137:7, compare Lamentations 4:11; figurative of Egypt Ezekiel 30:4; הַיְסוֺד שַׁעַר2 Chronicles 23:5 one of gates of temple (but read ׳שׁ סוּר2 Kings 11:6 or ׳שׁ סוּס‎ [rather ׳שׁ הַסּוּסִים‎] Th Klo); figurative of men ׳יס בֶּעָפָר‎; "" חֹמֶר בָֽתֵּי שֹׁכְנֵיJob 4:19, compare 22:16; of righteous Proverbs 10:25; of hostile prince under figure of house Habakkuk 3:13 (details obscure, vb probably corrupt, see We); of false prophecies under figure of wall of defence Ezekiel 13:14.

2 base, bottom, of altar Exodus 29:12; Leviticus 4:7, 18, 25, 30, 34; 5:9; 8:15; 9:9 (all P).