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יָשֵׁן 'yashen' meaning 'to sleep' Strong's 3462

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Introduction 1.1

This is a thorough Hebrew word study about the meaning of the Hebrew word יָשֵׁן , 'yashen' translated 'to sleep' strong's 3462, and gives every verse where the Hebrew word 'yashen' appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word yashen appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. 'Yashen' is a verb, and in Hebrew the verbs have different forms, so the meaning of the different forms has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.1 Scriptures for יָשֵׁן 'yashen' meaning 'to sleep' Strong's 3462

KAL Perfect

Job 3:13 For now I would have lain still and been quiet, I would have slept: then had I been at rest.

Jeremiah 51:39 In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says Yahweh.
51:57 And I will make her princes drunk, and her wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men: and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not awake, says the King, whose name is Yahweh of hosts.

Ezekiel 34:25 And I will make a covenant of peace with them, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.

KAL Infinitive

Ecclesiastes 5:12 The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eats little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not allow him to sleep.

KAL Imperfect

Genesis 2:21 And Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place;
41:5 And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, fat and good.

1 Kings 19:5 And as he lay down and slept under a broom tree, and behold, an angel touched him, and said to him, Arise and eat.

Psalm 3:5 I lay down and slept; I awoke; for Yahweh sustained me.
4:8 I will both lay down in peace, and sleep: for you, Yahweh, only make me dwell in safety.
13:3 Consider and hear me, O Yahweh my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
44:23 Awake, why do you sleep, O Lord? Arise, do not cast us off for ever.
121:4 Behold, he who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

PIEL Imperfect

Judges 16:19 And she made him sleep upon her knees; and she called for a man, and she caused him to shave off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from him.

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