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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3021 - יָגַע
1) to toil, labour, grow weary, be weary
1a1) to toil, labour
1a2) to grow weary, be weary
1b) (Piel) to weary, make weary, cause to go toilsomely
1c) (Hiphil) to make to toil, make weary, cause to be weary
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יָגַע fut. יִיגַע
(1) to labour, especially with effort and toil, and so as to become weary. (Arab. وجح to be pained, compare יָגָה). Const.
(a) absol. Job 9:29, לָמָּה־זֶּה הֶבֶל אִיגַע “why then do I labour in vain?” Proverbs 23:4; Isaiah 49:4, 65:23.
(b) followed by בְּ of the thing in which one labours, Joshua 24:13; Isaiah 47:12, 62:8 once in the same sense followed by an acc. verse 15 Isaiah 47:15.
(2) to be fatigued, wearied out, 2 Samuel 23:10; Isaiah 40:31. Followed by בְּ of the thing, Psalms 6:7, יָגַעְתִּי בְּאַנְחָתִי “I am weary with groaning;” Jeremiah 45:3; Psalms 69:4 also with בְּ of the person, Isaiah 43:22, כִּי יָגַעְתָּ בִּי יִשְׂרָאֵל “for thou art wearied of me, O Israel.”
Piel, to weary. Joshua 7:3; Ecclesiastes 10:15.
Hiphil, הוֹגִיעַ to weary some one, to be wearisome to some one, followed by an accus. of the person and בְּ of the thing. Isai. 43:23, לֹא הוֹגַעְתִּיךָ בִּלְבוֹנָה “I have not wearied thee with incense” (which I might have demanded). Verse 24 Isaiah 43:24, הוֹגַעְתַּנִי בַּעֲוֹנוֹתֶיךָ “thou hast wearied me with thy sins.” Malachi 2:17.
Derivatives, יָגִיַע, יְגִיעָה, and the words which immediately follow.
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