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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #922 - בֹּהוּ

Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root (meaning to be empty)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) emptiness, void, waste

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Genesis 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
NAS (3)
Genesis 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
HCS (3)
Genesis 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
BSB (4)
Genesis 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
ESV (51)
Genesis 1
Exodus 40
Song of Solomon 8
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
WEB (3)
Genesis 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1028) eb (בה BH) AC: Need CO: Box AB: ?: An empty space needing to be filled. This root is closely related to aband ib. (eng: be - as something that exists filling a void)

A) eb (בה BH) AC: ? CO: Box AB: ?: A void within oneself that desires to be filled.

if) ebt (תבה TBH) - Box: An empty container to be filled. KJV (28): ark - Strongs: H8392 (תֵּבָה)

C) eba (אבה ABH) AC: Consent CO: Box AB: ?: A void within oneself that desires to be filled.

V) eba (אבה ABH) - Consent: A filling of a void in space or action. To be willing to go somewhere or do something. KJV (54): (vf: Paal) would, will, willing, consent, rest, content - Strongs: H14 (אָבָה)

Nm) eba (אבה ABH) - Box: An empty container to be filled. KJV (1): swift - Strongs: H16 (אֵבֶה)

J) efb (בוה BWH) AC: ? CO: Empty AB: ?: An empty space needing to be filled.

rm) fefb (בוהו BWHW) - Empty: KJV (3): void, emptiness - Strongs: H922 (בֹּהוּ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בֹּ֫הוּ noun [masculine] emptiness (on form see Ges§ 84 a, 1 b Sta§ 95,198a, on usage compare Lag Or. ii. 60f.) always with תֹּהוּ q. v.; — תֹּהוּ וָבֹהוּ Genesis 1:2 of primeval earth; Jeremiah 4:23 of earth under judgment of ׳י; קַותֿֿהֹוּוְאַבְנֵי בֹהוּ Isaiah 34:11, the line of wasteness and the stones of emptiness, i.e. plummets, employed, not as usual for building, but for destroying walls; compare Di & see below אבן 6

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בֹּהוּ m. (for בֹּהֶז, of a segolate form), emptiness, voidness, and concr. something void and empty. It is three times joined paranomastically with the word תֹּהוּ, Genesis 1:2; Jeremiah 4:23; Isaiah 34:11 [which are all its occurrences].

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List of Word Forms
בֹֽהוּ׃ בהו׃ וָבֹ֑הוּ וָבֹ֔הוּ ובהו ḇō·hū ḇōhū vaVohu Vohu wā·ḇō·hū wāḇōhū
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