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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #04494 - מָנוֹחַ
1) resting place, state or condition of rest, place
1a) resting place
1b) rest, repose, condition of rest
1c) coming to rest
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)
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)
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 resting-place לְכַף רֶגֶל Genesis 8:9 (J), compare Deuteronomy 28:65; Lamentations 1:3; Isaiah 34:14 (compare also מְנֻחָה Genesis 49:15).
2 rest, repose of soul Psalm 116:7 (plural abstract or intensive); condition of rest and security attained by marriage Ruth 3:1.
3 with force of infinitive (compare Aramaic infinitive with מ prefix) מִמְּנוֺחַ הָאָרוֺן 1 Chronicles 6:16 from the coming to rest of the ark.
מָנוֹחַ (from the root נוּחַ), with suff. pl. מְנוּחַיִךְ (Psalms 116:7).
(1) rest, Lamentations 1:3. To seek rest for a woman, i.e. “conditionem” (Liv. iii. 45); to seek marriage, Ruth 3:1. Plur. Psalms 116:7.
(2) a place of rest, Genesis 8:9; Deuteronomy 28:65.
(3) [Manoah], pr.n. of the father of Samson, Judges 13:2, seq.