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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5753 - עָוָה

Transliteration
‛âvâh
Phonetics
aw-vaw'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1577
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to bend, twist, distort

1a) (Niphal) to be bent, be bowed down, be twisted, be perverted

1b) (Piel) to twist, distort

1c) (Hiphil) to do perversely

2) to commit iniquity, do wrong, pervert

2a) (Qal) to do wrong, commit iniquity

2b) (Hiphil) to commit iniquity

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 191 ‑ ἀκούω (ak‑oo'‑o);  764 ‑ ἀσεβέω (as‑eb‑eh'‑o);  818 ‑ ἀτιμάζω (at‑im‑ad'‑zo);  1014 ‑ βούλομαι (boo'‑lom‑ahee);  1262 ‑ διαλύω (dee‑al‑oo'‑o);  2106 ‑ εὐδοκέω (yoo‑dok‑eh'‑o);  2309 ‑ θέλω ();  3975 ‑ παχύνω (pakh‑oo'‑no);  4337 ‑ προσέχω (pros‑ekh'‑o);  93 ‑ ἀδικία (ad‑ee‑kee'‑ah);  2064 ‑ ἔρχομαι (er'‑khom‑ahee);  2554 ‑ κακοποιέω (kak‑op‑oy‑eh'‑o);  5003 ‑ ταλαιπωρέω (tal‑ahee‑po‑reh'‑o);  140 ‑ αἱρετίζω (hahee‑ret‑id'‑zo);  343 ‑ ἀνακαλύπτω (an‑ak‑al‑oop'‑to);  2309 ‑ θέλω ();  5015 ‑ ταράσσω (tar‑as'‑so);  91 ‑ ἀδικέω (ad‑ee‑keh'‑o);  93 ‑ ἀδικία (ad‑ee‑kee'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (17) NAS (17) HCS (17)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Daniel 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Daniel 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Daniel 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-ha 1
v-hp1cs 2
v-hp3ms 1
v-nPfs 1
v-nPms 1
v-np1cs 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
v-ha 1
v-hp1cs 2
v-hp3ms 1
v-nPms 1
v-np1cs 2
v-pp3ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
v-ha 1
v-hp1cs 2
v-hp3ms 1
v-nPms 1
v-np1cs 2
v-pp3ms 2
v-qp3fs 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1511) eg (גהה GhH) AC: Twist CO: Rope AB: ?: The pictograph g is a picture of a twisted rope. Twisted cords that form a thick rope. Related to the parent fg.

J) efg (גהוה GhWH) AC: Twist CO: ? AB: ?

V) efg (גהוה GhWH) - Twist: To be twisted in ones actions. KJV (17): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) iniquity, perverse, pervert, amiss, turn, crooked, bow, trouble, wicked, wrong - Strongs: H5753 (עָוָה)

Nf1) efg (גהוה GhWH) - Twist: KJV (3): overturn - Strongs: H5754 (עַוָּה)

ff1) eifg (גהויה GhWYH) - Twisted: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): iniquities - Strongs: H5758 (עֲוָיָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [עָוָה] verb bend, twist (so Arabic ); —

Niph`al Perfect 1 singular נַעֲוֵיתִי Isaiah 21:3; Psalm 38:7; Participle construct נַעֲוֵה Proverbs 12:8; feminine construct נַעֲוַת 1 Samuel 20:30 (but read נַעֲרַתᵐ5 We Dr SS Bu HPS); — be bent, bowed down, twisted, "" שׁחה Psalm 38:7; "" נבהל Isaiah 21:3; נַעֲוֵה לֵב Proverbs 12:8 one perverted of mind.

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine singular עִוָּה, subject ׳י: — Lamentations 3:9 my paths hath he twisted; ׳וְע Isaiah 24:1 its surface will he distort ("" בּוֺקֵק הָאָרֶץ).

Hiph`il Perfect 1 singular יָשָׁר הֶעֱוֵיתִי Job 33:27 the right have I perverted ("" חָטָא); Song of Solomon 3plural הֶעֱווּ אֶתדַּֿרְכָּם Jeremiah 3:21.

[עָוָה] verb denominative (Gerber90) commit iniquity, do wrong (Aramaic עוי commit sin, עֲוָיָא sin, compare Levy NHWB iii. 626); —

Qal (late) Perfect 3 feminine singular עָֽוְתָה Esther 1:16 she hath done wrong (with עַל); 1 plural עָוִינוּ Daniel 9:5 we have committed iniquity ("" חָטָא).

Hiph`il commit inquity; — Perfect 3 masculine singular הֶעֱוָה 2 Samuel 19:20,1singular הֶעֱוֵיתִי 2 Samuel 24:17 ("" חָטָא); 1 plural הֶעֱוִינוּ 1 Kings 8:47 2 Chronicles 6:37; Psalm 106:6 (all "" חָטָא); Infinitive absolute הַעֲוֵה Jeremiah 9:4 construct suffix הַעֲוֺתוֺ 2 Samuel 7:14. — Job 33:27 see עָוָה.

[עֲוָיָה] noun feminine iniquity (Biblical Hebrew II. עוה, עָוֺן; compare ᵑ7עֲוָיָא); — plural suffix עֲוָיָתָךְ (K§ 56 a)β)2) Daniel 4:24.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָוָה

(1) i.q. Arab. عوى to bend, to curve, to twist, to distort (cogn. root אָוָה), see Niph. Pi. Hiph.

(2) to act perversely, to sin (compare חָבַל No. II. 2), Daniel 9:5 followed by עַל of pers. Esther 1:16. (Arab. غوى to err, to be led astray.)

Niphal

(1) to be distorted, to writhe, with pains and spasms, like a parturient woman. Isaiah 21:3, נַעֲוֵיתִי מִשְּׁמֹעַ “I writhe, so that I cannot hear,” also to be, bowed, to be depressed by calamities, Psalms 38:7.

(2) to be perverse. Proverbs 12:8, נַעֲוֵה לֵב “(a man) perverse of heart.” 1 Samuel 20:30, בֶּן־נַעֲוַת הַמַּרְדּוּת “thou son of the perverse rebellious (woman),” i.e. of a perverse rebellious mother.

Piel, to pervert, to subvert, to overturn. Isaiah 24:1, עִוָּה פָנֶיהָ “he subverteth the face thereof” (of the earth). Lamentations 3:9, נְתִיבוֹתַי עִוָּה “he has subverted my ways.” Compare הָפַךְ.

Hiphil, to make crooked, to pervert, as to pervert right, Job 33:27 to pervert one’s way, i.e. course of action, i.e. to act perversely, Jerem. 3:21 then by the omission of דֶּרֶךְ to act perversely, 2 Samuel 7:14, 19:20 24:17.

Derived nouns, עַוָּה, עָוֹן, עִוְעִים, עִי, מְעִי Chald. עִוְיָא, and the pr.n. עַוִּי, עִוָּה, עֲוִית, עַי, עִיִּים, עִיּוֹן.

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בְּהַ֣עֲוֹת֔וֹ בהעותו הֶעֱוִ֖ינוּ הֶעֱוִ֥ינוּ הֶעֱוֵ֔יתִי הֶעֱוֵ֗יתִי הֶעֱוָ֣ה הֶעֱוּוּ֙ הַעֲוֵ֥ה העוה העוו העוינו העויתי וְהֶעֱוִ֖ינוּ וְנַעֲוֵה־ וְעִוָּ֣ה וְעָוִ֖ינוּ והעוינו ונעוה־ ועוה ועוינו נַעֲוֵ֣יתִי נַעֲוַ֖ת נעויתי נעות עִוָּֽה׃ עָוְתָ֖ה עוה׃ עותה ‘ā·wə·ṯāh ‘āwəṯāh ‘iw·wāh ‘iwwāh aveTah bə·ha·‘ă·wō·ṯōw bəha‘ăwōṯōw ha‘ăwêh ha·‘ă·wêh haaVeh he‘ĕwāh he‘ĕwêṯî he‘ĕwînū he‘ĕwwū he·‘ĕ·wāh he·‘ĕ·wê·ṯî he·‘ĕ·wî·nū he·‘ĕw·wū heeVah heeVeiti heeVinu heevVu ivVah na‘ăwaṯ na‘ăwêṯî na·‘ă·waṯ na·‘ă·wê·ṯî naaVat naaVeiti O veaVinu veheeVinu veivVah venaaveh wə‘āwînū wə‘iwwāh wə·‘ā·wî·nū wə·‘iw·wāh wə·he·‘ĕ·wî·nū wə·na·‘ă·wêh- wəhe‘ĕwînū wəna‘ăwêh-
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