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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #08414 - תֹּהוּ

Transliteration
tôhû
Phonetics
to'-hoo
Origin
from an unused root meaning to lie waste
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
2494a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness

1a) formlessness (of primeval earth)

1a1) nothingness, empty space

1b) that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (figuratively)

1c) wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)

1d) place of chaos

1e) vanity

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 94 ‑ ἄδικος (ad'‑ee‑kos);  517 ‑ ἀόρατος (ah‑or'‑at‑os);  1373 ‑ δίψος (dip'‑sos);  2048 ‑ ἔρημος (er'‑ay‑mos);  2756 ‑ κενός (ken‑os');  3152 ‑ μάταιος (mat'‑ah‑yos);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (20)
Genesis
1
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
3
Psalms
1
Isaiah
11
Jeremiah
1
NAS (25)
Genesis
1
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
3
Job
4
Psalms
1
Isaiah
14
Jeremiah
1
HCS (20)
Genesis
1
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
3
Psalms
1
Isaiah
11
Jeremiah
1
BSB (21)
Genesis
2
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
3
Psalms
1
Isaiah
11
Jeremiah
1
ESV (66)
Genesis
1
Exodus
40
1 Samuel
2
Job
3
Psalms
1
Song of Solomon
8
Isaiah
10
Jeremiah
1
WEB (20)
Genesis
1
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
3
Psalms
1
Isaiah
11
Jeremiah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1488) et (תה TH) AC: Ignore CO: Waste AB: ?

J) eft (תוה TWH) AC: Ignore CO: Waste AB: ?

V) eft (תוה TWH) - Ignore: To consider something of no value, a waste. KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) limited - Strongs: H8428 (תָּוָה)

Nm) eft (תוה TWH) - Astonish: A feeling of waste. KJV (1): astony - Strongs: H8429 (תְּוַהּ)

rm) feft (תוהו TWHW) - Waste: A barren place. Also vanity as a state of waste. KJV (20): vain, vanity, confusion, without, wilderness, nought, nothing, empty, waste - Strongs: H8414 (תֹּהוּ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תֹּהוּ (for תֹּהֶו a segolate and penacute form, subst.

(1)  wasteness, concr. that which is wasted, laid waste, Genesis 1:2; Job 26:7 hence

(a) a desert, Deuteronomy 32:10; Job 6:18, 12:24.

(b) destruction, Isaiah 24:10, קִרְיַת תֹּהוּ “a desolated city;” 34:11.

(2) emptiness, vanity, and concr. something vain (syn. הֶבֶל), Isaiah 41:29, 44:9 49:4 59:4 1 Samuel 12:21 nothing, i.q. אַיִן Isaiah 40:17, 23 Isaiah 40:23.

(3) לְתֹהוּ Isaiah 49:4 and acc. תֹּהוּ adv. in vain, Isaiah 45:19.

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List of Word Forms
בְּתֹ֣הוּ בַתֹּ֖הוּ בַתֹּ֣הוּ בתהו הַתֹּ֗הוּ התהו וָתֹ֖הוּ וּבְתֹ֖הוּ ובתהו ותהו כַּתֹּ֥הוּ כתהו לְתֹ֥הוּ לתהו תֹ֖הוּ תֹ֙הוּ֙ תֹ֥הוּ תֹּ֑הוּ תֹּ֔הוּ תֹּ֙הוּ֙ תֹּ֣הוּ תהו ḇat·tō·hū ḇattōhū bə·ṯō·hū beTohu bəṯōhū hat·tō·hū hatTohu hattōhū kat·tō·hū katTohu kattōhū lə·ṯō·hū leTohu ləṯōhū tō·hū ṯō·hū tohu tōhū ṯōhū ū·ḇə·ṯō·hū ūḇəṯōhū uveTohu vaTohu vatTohu wā·ṯō·hū wāṯōhū
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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