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Strong's #3811 - לָאָה

Transliteration
lâʼâh
Phonetics
law-aw'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
1066
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לֵאָה
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to be weary, be impatient, be grieved, be offended
    1. (Qal) to be weary, be impatient
    2. (Niphal) to be tired of something, weary oneself
    3. (Hiphil) to weary, make weary, exhaust

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3886 ‑ παραλύω (par‑al‑oo'‑o);  73 ‑ ἀγών (ag‑one');  1590 ‑ ἐκλύω (ek‑loo'‑o);  3076 ‑ λυπέω (loo‑peh'‑o);  3926 ‑ παρενοχλέω (par‑en‑okh‑leh'‑o);  3930 ‑ παρέχω (par‑ekh'‑o);  770 ‑ ἀσθενέω (as‑then‑eh'‑o);  1410 ‑ δύναμαι (doo'‑nam‑ahee);  1907 ‑ ἐπέχω (ep‑ekh'‑o);  2872 ‑ κοπιάω (kop‑ee‑ah'‑o);  3935 ‑ παρίημι (par‑ee'‑ay‑mi);  
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ASV (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
BSB (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
CSB (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
ESV (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
KJV (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
LEB (18)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Micah 1
LSB (33)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Job 5
Psalms 2
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 9
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
N95 (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Job 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 7
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
NAS (36)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Job 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 7
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
NLT (0)
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WEB (19)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1258) el (לה LH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Weary: To be weary from a non productive effort. To be without results. Related to al.

D) eal (לאה LAH) AC: Weary CO: ? AB: Trouble

V) eal (לאה LAH) - Weary: KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) weary, grieve, faint, loath - Strongs: H3811 (לָאָה)

if1) ealt (תלאה TLAH) - Trouble: What brings about weariness. KJV (4): travail, trouble - Strongs: H8513 (תְּלָאָה)

aif1) ealtm (מתלאה MTLAH) - Weariness: KJV (1): weariness, travail, trouble - Strongs: H4972 (מַתְּלָאָה)

H) eel (להה LHH) AC: Weary CO: ? AB: ?

V) eel (להה LHH) - Weary: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) faint, mad - Strongs: H3856 (לָהַה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָאָה] verb be weary, impatient (compare Arabic be slow, hesitating (Frey); after difficulty, with difficulty (Lane3007); Aramaic לְאִי, , ); —

Qal Imperfect 2 masculine singular תִּלְאֶה Job 4:2; וַתֵּ֑לֶא Job 4:5; 3 plural וַיִּלְאוּ Genesis 19:11; — be weary (in vain endeavour) followed by Infinitive Genesis 19:11; be weary, impatient at attempted consolation absolute Job 4:2; at calamity absolute Job 4:5 ("" בָּהַל).

Niph`al Perfect נִלְאָה Proverbs 26:15 2t.; 2 feminine singular נִלְאֵית Isaiah 47:13; נִלְאֵיתִי Isaiah 1:14 3t., etc.; — followed by infinitive be weary of doing a thing, Exodus 7:18 (JE), make oneself weary in doing something Proverbs 26:15 (of sluggard's laziness), weary (i.e. strenuously exert) oneself to Jeremiah 9:4; Jeremiah 20:9; absolute of eager and hopeless prayer עלהַֿבָּמָה׳נִל Moab, Isaiah 16:12 ("" נִרְאָה, בָּא אֶלמִֿקְדָּשׁוֺ לְהִתְמַּלֵּל); of vain consultations, (followed by בְּ) Babylon Isaiah 47:13; subject ׳י, followed by infinitive Isaiah 1:14; Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 15:6, always of exhausted patience; figurative of parched soil (absolute) Psalm 68:10.

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix הֶלְאָנִי Job 16:7; 3 feminine singular הֶלְאָת Ezekiel 24:12 (strike out ᵐ5 Co), 1 singular suffix הֶלְאֵתִיךָ Micah 6:3; Imperfect וַיַּלְאוּךָ Jeremiah 12:5; תַּלְאוּ Isaiah 7:13; Infinitiveconstruct הַלְאוֺת Isaiah 7:13; — weary, make weary, exhaust, followed by accusative Job 16:7 (subject God); exhaust patience of, object God Isaiah 7:13; object men Isaiah 7:13; Jeremiah 12:5; Micah 6:3.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָאָה (cogn. to לָהָה)

(1) pr. to labour (see Niph.).

(2) to be wearied, to be exhausted. Job 4:5, “because calamity now toucheth thee, וַתֵּלָא thou faintest;” followed by לּ with inf. to labour in vain, not to be able, Genesis 19:11.

(3) to be weary of anything, to be offended at, Job 4:2.

Niphal, i.q. Kal, but of more frequent use

(1) to labour, followed by an inf. Jeremiah 9:4, הַעֲוֵה נִלְאוּ “they labour to act perversely,” especially “to labour in vain;” Jeremiah 20:9; Isaiah 16:12.

(2) to be wearied, to be exhausted, Psalms 68:10 followed by בְּ Isaiah 47:13.

(3) to be weary of anything; followed by an inf., Isaiah 1:14; Jeremiah 6:11, 15:6 followed by a gerund, Proverbs 26:15, “it grieveth him (the sluggard) to bring back his hand to his mouth.” Used of loathing, Exodus 7:18.

Hiphil הֶלְאָה

(1) to weary, to fatigue, Job 16:7; Ezekiel 24:12.

(2) to weary out, or overcome any one’s patience, Isaiah 7:13; Micah 6:3.

Derivatives, תְּלָאָה and


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List of Word Forms
הֶלְאֵתִ֑יךָ הֶלְאָ֑נִי הֶלְאָ֑ת הַלְא֣וֹת הלאות הלאני הלאת הלאתיך וְ֝נִלְאָ֗ה וְנִלְא֣וּ וְנִלְאֵ֥יתִי וַיִּלְא֖וּ וַיַּלְא֔וּךָ וַתֵּ֑לֶא וילאו וילאוך ונלאה ונלאו ונלאיתי ותלא נִ֝לְאָ֗ה נִלְאֵ֖ית נִלְאֵ֖יתִי נִלְאֵ֣יתִי נִלְאָ֥ה נִלְאֽוּ׃ נלאה נלאו׃ נלאית נלאיתי תִּלְאֶ֑ה תַלְא֖וּ תלאה תלאו hal’ōwṯ hal·’ō·wṯ halot hel’ānî hel’āṯ hel’êṯîḵā hel·’ā·nî hel·’āṯ hel·’ê·ṯî·ḵā helAni helAt heleTicha nil’āh nil’êṯ nil’êṯî nil’ū nil·’āh nil·’ê·ṯî nil·’êṯ nil·’ū nilAh nilEit nilEiti nilU ṯal’ū ṯal·’ū talU til’eh til·’eh tilEh vaiyalUcha vaiyilU vatTele venilAh venilEiti venilU wat·tê·le wattêle way·yal·’ū·ḵā way·yil·’ū wayyal’ūḵā wayyil’ū wə·nil·’āh wə·nil·’ê·ṯî wə·nil·’ū wənil’āh wənil’êṯî wənil’ū
 
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