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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4494 - מָנוֹחַ
1) resting place, state or condition of rest, place
1a) resting place
1b) rest, repose, condition of rest
1c) coming to rest
1307) hn (נהה NHh) AC: Guide CO: Rest AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the h is a picture of a wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "continue outside". The shepherd would guide his flock to a place of water. Here is water for drinking as well as green grass for pasturing. Once the flock arrives, they are free to rest after the long journey. A guided journey to a place of rest. A sigh of rest. (eng: night - from the German nocht, as the time of rest)
Nm) na (אנהה ANHh) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [Aramaic only; The plural form of this word meaning, we, is anhnaor anhna] [df: ana hna] KJV (20): I, me, we - Strongs: H576 (אֲנָא), H586 (אֲנַחְנָה)
fm) ihna (אנההי ANHhY) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [The plural form of this word meaning, we, is fnhna, fnhnand fna] [df: ykna yna] KJV (29): I, me, we, ourselves, mine - Strongs: H580 (אֲנוּ), H587 (אֲנַחְנוּ), H589 (אֲנִי), H595 (אָנֹכִי), H5168 (נַחְנוּ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מָנוֹחַ (from the root נוּחַ), with suff. pl. מְנוּחַיִךְ (Psalms 116:7).
(1) rest, Lamentations 1:3. To seek rest for a woman, i.e. “conditionem” (Liv. iii. 45); to seek marriage, Ruth 3:1. Plur. Psalms 116:7.
(2) a place of rest, Genesis 8:9; Deuteronomy 28:65.
(3) [Manoah], pr.n. of the father of Samson, Judges 13:2, seq.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26