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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #162 - אֲהָהּ
1005) ea (אה AH) AC: Sigh CO: Sigher AB: Where: The pictograph a represents strength of the ox. The e is one looking at a great sight and sighing. Combined they mean "a strong sigh". This can be a sigh when searching as when the ox snorts when desiring food. This root is closely related to ae. (eng: ah; woe)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אֲהָהּ interj. of lamentation, from the sound uttered, ah! alas! comp. Arab. آْه, أَاهً, whence the roots أَهَّ and آهَ to mourn, to grieve, like the German, ach, ächzen. Almost always in this connection, אֲהָהּ אֲדֹנָי יְהֹוָה “Ah! Lord Jehovah,” Joshua 7:7; Judges 6:22, or אֲהָהּ אֲדֹנִי 2 Kings 6:5, 15 2 Kings 6:15 it stands alone, 2 Kings 3:10, and with a dat. Joel 1:15.
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