Yarn: Found only in 1 Kings 10:28, 2 Chr. 1:16. The Heb. word mikveh, i.e., 'a stringing together,' so rendered, rather signifies a host, or company, or a string of horses. The Authorized Version has: 'And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price;' but the Revised Version correctly renders: 'And the horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price.'
Year: Heb. shanah, meaning 'repetition' or 'revolution' (
Yeshebi: the Hebrew word rendered 'inhabitants' in Josh. 17:7, but probably rather the name of the village Yeshepheh, probably Yassuf, 8 miles south of Shechem.
Yoke: (1.) Fitted on the neck of oxen for the purpose of binding to them the traces by which they might draw the plough, etc. (