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Strong's #584 - אָנַח

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1) (Niphal) sigh, groan (in pain or grief), gasp

1a) moan (of cattle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 389 ‑ ἀναστενάζω (an‑as‑ten‑ad'‑zo);  4727 ‑ στενάζω (sten‑ad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (12)
Exodus 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
NAS (12)
Exodus 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
CSB (13)
Exodus 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
BSB (12)
Exodus 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
ESV (10)
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
WEB (12)
Exodus 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 4
Joel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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)

A) hn (נהה NHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf2 ) thn (נההת NHhT) - Rest: KJV (8): rest, set, quietness, lighting - Strongs: H5183 (נַחַת)

hf1) ehnm (מנההה MNHhH) - Gift: What is brought to another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (213): offering, present, gift, oblation, sacrifice, meat - Strongs: H4503 (מִנְחָה), H4504 (מִנְחָה)

C) hna (אנהה ANHh) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: ?: A sigh of rest.

V) hna (אנהה ANHh) - Sigh: To sigh or groan out of a desire for rest. KJV (12): (vf: Niphal) sigh, groan, mourn - Strongs: H584 (אָנַח)

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)

Nf1 ) ehna (אנההה ANHhH) - Groan: The expression of burden and the desire for rest. KJV (11): sighing, groaning, sigh, mourning - Strongs: H585 (אֲנָחָה)

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)

F) hne (הנהה HNHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf1 ) ehne (הנההה HNHhH) - Rest: KJV (1): release - Strongs: H2010 (הֲנָחָה)

H) ehn (נההה NHhH) AC: Guide CO: ? AB: ?

V) ehn (נההה NHhH) - Guide: KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) lead, guide, bestow, govern, put, straiten - Strongs: H5148 (נָחָה)

J) hfn (נוהה NWHh) AC: Rest CO: Rest AB: ?: A place of quiet and rest from burdens, work or enemy.

V) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (64): (vf: Paal) rest, cease, confederate, down, lay, quiet, remain - Strongs: H5117 (נוּחַ)

Nm) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (4): rest - Strongs: H5118 (נוּחַ)

am) hfnm (מנוהה MNWHh) - Rest: KJV (7): rest - Strongs: H4494 (מָנוֹחַ)

kf1) ehfnm (מנוההה MNWHhH) - Rest: KJV (21): rest, comfortable, ease, quiet, still - Strongs: H4496 (מְנֻחָה)

L) hni (ינהה YNHh) AC: Sit CO: Rest AB: ?

V) hni (ינהה YNHh) - Sit: KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) leave, up, lay, suffer, place, put, set, down, alone, bestow, pacify, still, withdraw, withhold - Strongs: H3240 (יָנַח)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [אָנַח] verb only

Niph`al sigh, groan, mostly in poetry & late (Aramaic אֲנַח, Ethpe`el compare Assyrian [ anâ—u], inh—u, sigh Zim BP 12,30) — Perfect 3 feminine singular נֶאֶנְחָה Lamentations 1:8; Joel 1:18; 3 plural נֶאֶנְחוּ Isaiah 24:7; Imperfect יֵאָנַח Proverbs 29:2 etc.; Imperative הֵאָנַ֯ח֑ Ezekiel 21:11; Participle נֶאְנָ֑ךְ Ezekiel 21:12; נֶאֱנָחָה Lamentations 1:21 etc.; —

1 sigh, in token of grief Isaiah 24:7; Proverbs 29:2; Lamentations 1:4 ("" נוּגוֺתּ) Lamentations 1:21; Ezekiel 21:11 (twice in verse); of Jerusalem Lamentations 1:8; mostly absolute but followed by אַלֿ Ezekiel 9:4 ("" נֶאֱנָק); followed by עַלֿ & אֱלֿ Ezekiel 21:12.

2 in physical distress Lamentations 1:11 ("" בִּקֵּשׁלֶחֶם); Exodus 2:23 followed by מִן by reason of ("" זָעַק).

3 groan of cattle (בְּהֵמָה) Joel 1:18.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָנַח a root not used in Kal, kindred to the roots אָנָה No. 1, אָנַק, נָאַק.

Niphal, to groan, to sigh, Exodus 2:23; Joel 1:18 (Aram. Ethp. id.). Construed with עַל Ezekiel 21:12, and מִן Exodus 2:23, of the thing which is the cause of the groaning. Hence

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List of Word Forms
הֵֽאָנַ֑ח הַנֶּֽאֱנָחִים֙ האנח הנאנחים וַיֵּאָנְח֧וּ ויאנחו יֵאָ֥נַֽח יאנח נֶּאֶנְחָ֣ה נֶאֱנָ֑ח נֶאֱנָחִ֑ים נֶאֱנָחִים֙ נֶאֱנָחָ֣ה נֶאֶנְח֖וּ נֶאֶנְחָ֖ה נאנח נאנחה נאנחו נאנחים תֵּֽאָנַ֖ח תאנח han·ne·’ĕ·nā·ḥîm hanne’ĕnāḥîm hanneenaChim hê’ānaḥ hê·’ā·naḥ heaNach ne’ĕnāḥ ne’ĕnāḥāh ne’ĕnāḥîm ne’enḥāh ne’enḥū ne·’ĕ·nā·ḥāh ne·’ĕ·nā·ḥîm ne·’ĕ·nāḥ ne·’en·ḥāh ne·’en·ḥū neeNach neenaChah neenaChim neenChah neenChu tê’ānaḥ tê·’ā·naḥ teaNach vaiyeaneChu way·yê·’ā·nə·ḥū wayyê’ānəḥū yê’ānaḥ yê·’ā·naḥ yeAnach
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