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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #06026 - עָנַג
1) to be soft, be delicate, be dainty
1a) (Pual) to be delicate
1b1) to be of dainty habit, be pampered
1b2) to be happy about, take exquisite delight
1b3) to make merry over, make sport of
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עָנַג to live softly and delicately, not used in Kal. (Arab. غَنجَ to allure, to entice, used of the amorous gestures of women, in their looks, walk, etc.)
Pual, part. fem. to be soft and delicate, Jeremiah 6:2.
(1) i.q. Pual, Deuteronomy 28:56, compare Isaiah 55:2.
(2) to delight oneself, to be glad in any thing, followed by עַל Job 22:26, 27:10 Psalms 37:11 followed by מִן Isaiah 66:11.
(3) Hence used in a bad sense, to deride any one, followed by עַל Isaiah 57:4.
Derived nouns, תַּעֲנוּג and
the Week of Proper 9 / Ordinary 14