Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #03238 - יָנָה
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יָנָה fut. יִינֶה
(1) to act violently, to oppress. [“The primary idea is that of heat, kindred to יָוַן, also to יוֹם etc.”] Part. Zephaniah 3:1, הָעִיר הַיּוֹנָה “the oppressing city.” In other passages it is used as an epithet for a sword. חֶרֶב הַיּוֹנָה the oppressing or violent sword, Jeremiah 46:16, 50:16 and without חֶרֶב probably id.; 25:38, חֲרוֹן הַיּוֹנָה “the wrath of the oppressing,” i.e. sword, as it has been well taken by Schnurrer, unless, perhaps, with LXX., Chald., and some MSS. we ought to read חֶרֶב הַיּוֹנָה. Psalms 74:8, נִינָם יַחַד “let us oppress (i.e. let us destroy) them all.”
Hiphil הוֹנָה fut. יוֹנֶה i.q. Kal, than which it is oftener used, specially of civil commotions, i.q. עָשַׁק Exodus 22:20 Levit. 19:33 Ezekiel 18:7, seq.; Isaiah 49:26 used of fraud and cheating in buying and selling, Levit. 25:14, 17 Leviticus 25:17 followed by מִן to cast out, from possession, Ezekiel 46:18. (Chaldee Aph. אוֹנִי id.) Compare יוֹנָה.
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