3499. yether
I. יֶ֫תֶר94 noun masculineNehemiah 2:16 remainder, excellence, excess; — absolute יֶ֫תֶר Nehemiah 2:16 2t.; יָ֑תֶר Proverbs 17:7; construct יֶ֫תֶר Genesis 49:3 84t.; יֶ֫תֶר Isaiah 56:12 (see Baer's note); suffix יִתְרוֺ Isaiah 44:19; יִתְרָם Exodus 23:11 2t. (not Job 4:21, q. v. below II.יֶתֶר); — 1

a. remainder, remnant (with implied inferiority in number or quality), of crops, etc. יִתְרָם Exodus 23:11 (JE), their remnant, i.e. what they (the enemy) leave, so יֶתֶר הַגָּזָם Joel 1:4; יֶתֶר הָאַרְבֶּה Joel 1:4; יֶתֶר הַיֶּלֶק Joel 1:4; יֶתֶר הַמְּלֵטָה הַנִּשְׁאֶרֶת Exodus 10:5 (J); of vessels, יֶתֶר הַכֵּלִים הַנּוֺתָרִים Jeremiah 27:19; of a tree Isaiah 44:19 (= שְׁאֵרִית Isaiah 44:17); elsewhere of person Deuteronomy 3:11 = Joshua 12:4; Joshua 3:12 (both D), Deuteronomy 28:54; Joshua 23:12 (D), 2 Samuel 21:2; 2 Kings 25:11 = Jeremiah 52:15; Ezekiel 34:18; of a rescued remnant of Israel (Judah) Micah 5:2; Zephaniah 2:9 ("" שְׁאֵרִית), Zechariah 14:2; יֶתֶר הַקָּדֵשׁ אֲשֶׁר נִשְׁאַר 1 Kings 22:47; יֶתֶר הָעָם הַנִּשְׁאָרִים Jeremiah 36:9 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 25:11 = Jeremiah 52:15 .

b. remainder, rest, other part of people, elders, etc., 2 Samuel 10:10 = 1 Chronicles 19:11; 2 Samuel 12:28; 1 Kings 12:23; Jeremiah 29:1; Habakkuk 2:8; Ezekiel 48:23; sometimes including a majority Judges 7:6; 1 Samuel 13:2; of common people (opposed to rulers) Nehemiah 2:16; Nehemiah 4:8; Nehemiah 4:13; compare Nehemiah 6:1; of land Deuteronomy 3:13; Joshua 13:27 (P); of other inanimate things Leviticus 14:17 (P), Numbers 31:32 (id.), of years Isaiah 38:10; elsewhere in phrase יֶחֶר דִּבְרֵי the rest of the affairs of, in summaries of reigns of kings of Israel and Judah 1 Kings 11:41 41t. Kings Chronicles; יֶתֶר כָּלדִּֿבְרֵי 1 Kings 15:23; יֶתֶר דְּבָרָיו2Chronicles 28:26.

2. a. excess, שְׂפַת יָ֑תֶר Proverbs 17:7 a lip of excess = arrogant speech (see VB).

b. in adverb phrases, עַל יֶתֶר Psalm 31:24 on the basis of abundance = abundantly, as adverb accusative גָּדוֺל יֶתֶר מְאֹד Isaiah 56:12 great, in abundance, exceedingly, Daniel 8:9 וַתִּגְדַּליֶֿתֶר and grew great in excess, exceedingly (compare much, more than).

c. specifically what is over and above immediate necessities, abundance, affluence Job 22:20; Psalm 17:14.

3 superiority, excellency יֶתֶר שְׂאֵת וְיֶתֶר עָ֫ז Genesis 49:3. — On Job 4:1 see II. יֶתֶר.

II. יֶ֫תֶר noun masculineJudges 16:7 cord (properly as hanging over or down; Aramaic יַתְרָא part of the intestines, ᵑ7 יְתָרַיָּא ropes, cord, rope, chord of arc; Arabic bow-string, lute-string; Ethiopic sinew, cord; stretch bowstring, strain (eyes), be intent, eager, etc.) — יֶתֶ֑ר Psalm 11:2 3t.; suffix יִתְרוֺ Kt Job 30:11 (יִתְרִי Qr); יִתְרָם Job 4:21; — cord, for binding a man Judges 16:7,8,9; bowstring Psalm 11:2; Job 30:11 (according to Qr, opposed to Job 29:20 b; Kt = his cord, with which he reins in my assailants; compare Di Da). Job 4:21 tent-cord Ew De Di RV; yet read perhaps יְתֵדָם their tent-peg, so Ol Hi Sgfr ( > AV their excellency, from I. יֶתֶר).

Forms and Transliterations
בְּיֶ֙תֶר֙ ביתר הַיְתָרִ֔ים היתרים וְ֝יִתְרָ֗ם וְיִתְרָ֕ם וְיִתְרוֹ֙ וְיֶ֖תֶר וְיֶ֙תֶר֙ וְיֶ֛תֶר וְיֶ֣תֶר וְיֶ֤תֶר וְיֶ֥תֶר וְיֶ֨תֶר וְיֶתֶר֙ וְיֶתֶר֩ וּבְיֶ֥תֶר וּלְיֶ֙תֶר֙ וּלְיֶ֣תֶר וּמִיֶּ֨תֶר וביתר ויתר ויתרו ויתרם וליתר ומיתר יְתָרִ֥ים יִ֝תְרָ֗ם יִתְרִ֣י יִתְרָ֣ם יֶ֑תֶר יֶ֚תֶר יֶ֛תֶר יֶ֜תֶר יֶ֝֗תֶר יֶ֣תֶר יֶ֤תֶר יֶ֥תֶר יֶ֨תֶר יתר יתרי יתרים יתרם מִיֶּ֖תֶר מִיֶּ֣תֶר מיתר bə·ye·ṯer beYeter bəyeṯer hay·ṯā·rîm haytaRim hayṯārîm mî·ye·ṯer miYeter mîyeṯer ū·ḇə·ye·ṯer ū·lə·ye·ṯer ū·mî·ye·ṯer ūḇəyeṯer uleYeter ūləyeṯer umiYeter ūmîyeṯer uveYeter veYeter veyitRam veyitRo wə·ye·ṯer wə·yiṯ·rām wə·yiṯ·rōw wəyeṯer wəyiṯrām wəyiṯrōw yə·ṯā·rîm ye·ṯer yetaRim yəṯārîm Yeter yeṯer yiṯ·rām yiṯ·rî yitRam yiṯrām yitRi yiṯrî
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