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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #188 - אוֹי

Transliteration
'ôy
Phonetics
o'-ee
Origin
probably from (H183) (in the sense of crying out after)
Parts of Speech
Interjection
TWOT
42
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) woe! alas! oh!

1a) passionate cry of grief or despair

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (23)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Proverbs
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
3
Hosea
2
NAS (23)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
2
HCS (24)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Proverbs
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
2
BSB (24)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Proverbs
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
2
ESV (21)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Proverbs
1
Isaiah
2
Jeremiah
8
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
2
WEB (24)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Proverbs
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
2
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1006) fa (או AW) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire: The pictograph f , replacing the e , is a peg representing the idea of attaching something. This root has the idea of adding something out of desire. This root is closely related to the root ea. (eng: or - with an added r)

A) fa (או AW) AC: Desire CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) fa (או AW) - Or: An alternative or optional desire. KJV (21): also, and, desire, either, least, nor, or, otherwise, should, then, whether - Strongs: H176 (אוֹ)

Nf1) efa (אוה AWH) - Desire: What is good or bad, that is desired. KJV (7): desire, lust after, pleasure - Strongs: H185 (אַוָּה)

fm) ifa (אוי AWY) - Oh: A passionate cry of desire. KJV (24): woe, alas - Strongs: H188 (אוֹי)

ff1) eifa (אויה AWYH) - Woe: A passionate cry of desire. KJV (1): woe - Strongs: H190 (אוֹיָה)

afm) ifam (מאוי MAWY) - Desire: What is desired. KJV (1): desires - Strongs: H3970 (מַאֲוִיִּים)

H) efa (אוה AWH) AC: Point CO: ? AB: ?

V) efa (אוה AWH) - Point: To point out what is desired. KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) point - Strongs: H184 (אָוָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2022
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אוֹי (comp. אָוָה No.II).

(1) subst. lamentation; Proverbs 23:29, לְמִי אוֹי לְמִי אֲבוֹי “who hath lamentation, who hath misery?” [“want”].

(2) interj.

(a) of lamentation, alas! with a dat. 1 Samuel 4:8; Isaiah 3:9, 6:5 rarely with an acc. Ezekiel 24:6, Ezekiel 24:9 and absol. Numbers 24:23.

(b) of threatening and imprecating, Numbers 21:29. Cognate is הוֹי.

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List of Word Forms
א֕וֹי א֖וֹי א֣וֹי א֤וֹי א֥וֹי אֽוֹי־ אוֹי֮ אוֹי־ אוי אוי־ ’ō·w ’ō·w- ’ōw ’ōw- o
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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