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Strong's #1945 - הוֹי

Transliteration
hôwy
Phonetics
hoh'ee
Root Word (Etymology)
a prolonged form of (H1930) [akin to (H188)]
Parts of Speech
interjection
TWOT
485
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) ah!, alas!, ha!, ho!, O!, woe!

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3759 ‑ οὐαί (oo‑ah'ee);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (51)
Ruth 1
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 21
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 3
NAS (51)
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 21
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 4
HCS (50)
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 21
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 3
BSB (51)
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 21
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 4
ESV (44)
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 15
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 1
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 4
WEB (52)
Ruth 1
1 Kings 1
Isaiah 21
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 3
Amos 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 5
Zephaniah 2
Zechariah 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1102) ie (הי HY) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: Disaster: The pictograph e represents one who is looking at a great sight with his hands raised as when saying behold. This root is closely related to ae, eeand fe.

A) ie (הי HY) AC: ? CO: Sigh AB: ?: A sigh out of lamentation.

Nm) ie (הי HY) - Woe: KJV (1): woe - Strongs: H1958 (הִי)

J) ife (הוי HWY) AC: ? CO: Sigh AB: ?: A sigh out of joy or lamentation.

Nm) ife (הוי HWY) - Ah: KJV (52): ah, alas, ha, ho, o, woe - Strongs: H1945 (הוֹי)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הוֺי51 interjection (onomatopoetic; compare = הוֺ הוֺ Amos 5:16 ᵑ6, = הֵידָד Jeremiah 51:14 ᵑ6; also Modern Aramaic ú hú, ú hú (in a lament), So Urmia-Dial. 102. 4) — expressing usually dissatisfaction and pain, Ah, Alas; Ha (not distinctly Woe! which is אוֺי): used in Lamentations , 1 Kings 13:30 and they mourned over him (saying) הוֺי אָחִי Ah, my brother! Jeremiah 1Kings 22:18 הוֺי אָחִי וְהוֺי אָחוֺת ֗֗֗ הוֺי אָדוֺןוְהוֺי הֹדֹה, 1 Kings 34:5 וְהוֺי אָדוֺן יִסְמְּדוּ לָ֑ךְ (compare הוֺהֿוֺ Amos 5:16): hence Isaiah 1:4 הוֺי גּוֺי חֹטֵא Ah! sinful nation Isaiah 1:24 Ah! I will ease me of my adversaries; especially preparatory to a declaration of judgment, Isaiah 10:5 הוֺי אַשּׁוּר שֵׁבֶט אַמִּי, Isaiah 17:12; Isaiah 28:1, often followed by a participle Ah! those that . . ., Isaiah 5:8,11,18; Isaiah 29:15; Isaiah 31:1; Isaiah 45:9,10; Jeremiah 22:13; Amos 5:18; Amos 6:1; Habakkuk 2:6; Habakkuk 2:9; Habakkuk 2:12; Habakkuk 2:15; Habakkuk 2:19; Zechariah 11:17 + (more sympathetic than אוֺי לְ): followed by כִּי Jeremiah 30:7, אֶל Jeremiah 48:1, עַל Jeremiah 50:27; Ezekiel 13:3, לְ Ezekiel 13:18. Sts. hardly more than an exclamation arousing attention Ha! (though perhaps with a touch of sympathy or pity) Isaiah 18:1; Isaiah 55:1; Zechariah 2:10 (twice in verse); Zechariah 2:11; Jeremiah 47:6.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

הוֹי interj. onomatopoet., like אוֹי

(1) of threatening, ho! woe! hei, οἴ, vae! followed by an acc. [“nom. for a voc., see LXX.”], Isaiah 1:4, הוֹי גּוֹי חֹטֵא “woe to the sinful nation;” Isaiah 5:8, 11, 18, 20, 21 10:5 28:1 29:1, 15 Isaiah 29:15, 30:1 31:1 אֶל Jeremiah 48:1 עַל Jeremiah 50:27; Ezekiel 13:3 לְ Ezekiel 13:18.

(2) of lamenting, alas! 1 Kings 13:20, הוֹי אָחִי “alas! my brother!” Isaiah 17:12.

(3) of admonishing, ho! heus! he! Zechariah 2:10; Isaiah 18:1, 55:1.


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List of Word Forms
ה֕וֹי ה֖וֹי ה֗וֹי ה֚וֹי ה֛וֹי ה֣וֹי ה֣וֹי ׀ ה֤וֹי ה֥וֹי ה֧וֹי הוֹי֩ הוי וְה֣וֹי וְה֥וֹי והוי Ho hō·w hōw veHo wə·hō·w wəhōw
 
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