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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6001 - עָמֵל

Word Origin
from (05998)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) labourer, sufferer, wretched one (noun masculine)

1a) labourer, workman

1b) sufferer

2) toiling (adjectival verb)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4088 ‑ πικρία (pik‑ree'‑ah);  4192 ‑ πόνος (pon'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (8)
Judges 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 5
Judges 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 5
Judges 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 4
n-cmp 1
n-cms 5
n-cmp 1
n-cms 6
n-cmp 1
n-cms 6

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2551) lmo (אהמל AhML) AC: Labor CO: Laborer AB: ?: [from: lo- work]

V) lmo (אהמל AhML) - Labor: KJV (11): (vf: Paal) labour - Strongs: H5998 (עָמַל)

Nm/f) lmo (אהמל AhML) - I. Labor:A labor that causes grief, pain or weariness. II. Laborer:KJV (64): labour, mischief, misery, travail, trouble, sorrow, grievance, grievousness, iniquity, miserable, pain, painful, perverseness, toil, wearisome, wickedness - Strongs: H5999 (עָמָל), H6001 (עָמֵל)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. עָמֵל noun masculine Proverbs 16:26 labourer, sufferer; — ׳ע Proverbs 16:26 2t.; plural עֲמֵלִים Judges 5:26; —

1 labourer, workman: Judges 5:26; Proverbs 16:26.

2 sufferer, Job 3:20 ("" מָרֵי נֶפֶשׁ), Job 20:22.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָמֵל m. verbal adj.

(1)  labouring, especially with weariness and exhaustion, often used with personal pronouns for the finite verb, Ecclesiastes 2:22, 4:8 9:9 hence an artizan, Judges 5:26.

(2) sorrowful, wretched, Job 3:20, 20:22.

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List of Word Forms
לְעָמֵ֣ל לעמל עֲמֵלִ֑ים עָ֭מֵל עָמֵ֖ל עָמֵ֗ל עָמֵ֣ל עָמֵֽל׃ עמל עמל׃ עמלים ‘ă·mê·lîm ‘ā·mêl ‘āmêl ‘ămêlîm aMel ameLim lə‘āmêl lə·‘ā·mêl leaMel
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