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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #255 - אֹחַ

Transliteration
'ôach
Phonetics
o'-akh  
Word Origin
probably from (0253)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
65a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) howling animal

1a) jackal

1b) hyena

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2279 ‑ ἦχος (ay'‑khos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Isaiah 1
Isaiah 1
Isaiah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1008) ha (אהה AHh) AC: Protect CO: Hearth AB: Brotherhood: The pictograph a represents strength. The h is a wall. Combined these pictographs mean "strong wall". In Hebrew thought, a wall is more than a vertical barrier but anything that separates or divides. The hearth around the fire protected the house from the heat and embers of the fire.

A) ha (אהה AHh) AC: ? CO: Hearth AB: ?

Nf ) ha (אהה AHh) - I. Hearth:A dividing wall that protects the family from the fire. II. Brother:One who stands between the enemy and the family, a protector. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (634): brethren, brother, another, brotherly, kindred, hearth - Strongs: H251 (אָח), H252 (אַח), H254 (אַח)

Nf3) tfha (אההות AHhWT) - Sister: KJV (114): sister, another - Strongs: H269 (אָחוֹת)

rm) fha (אההו AHhW) - Marsh Grass: The tall grasses that line a marsh as a wall. KJV (3): meadow, flag - Strongs: H260 (אָחוּ)

J) hfa (אוהה AWHh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) hfa (אוהה AWHh) - Oahh: An unknown animal. KJV (1): creature - Strongs: H255 (אֹחַ)

K) fha (אההו AHhW) AC: ? CO: Hearth AB: ?

Nf1 ) efha (אההוה AHhWH) - Brotherhood: A company of brothers. KJV (1): brotherhood - Strongs: H264 (אַחֲוָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [אֹחַ] noun [masculine] jackal (Assyrian a—û Dl w) plural אֹחִים Isaiah 13:21 ׳וּמָֽלְאוּ בָּֽתֵּיהֶם א "" צִיִּים).

II. אחח?

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֹחַ only in pl. אֹחִים prop. howlings; hence howling animals (comp. אִי No. II.), probably screech owls, Isaiah 13:21. A word imitating the sound, like the Germ. Uhu, Schubut, French hibou; see אָח No. II. and the root אָחַח.

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