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Strong's #06026 - עָנַג

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1) to be soft, be delicate, be dainty

1a) (Pual) to be delicate

1b) (Hithpael)

1b1) to be of dainty habit, be pampered

1b2) to be happy about, take exquisite delight

1b3) to make merry over, make sport of

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3955 ‑ παρρησιάζομαι (par‑hray‑see‑ad'‑zom‑ahee);  5171 ‑ τρυφάω (troo‑fah'‑o);  1792 ‑ ἐντρυφάω (en‑troo‑fah'‑o);  
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Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
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Isaiah 4
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2556) cno (אהנג AhNG) AC: Soft CO: ? AB: ?

V) cno (אהנג AhNG) - Soft: To be delicate and pleasurable. KJV (10): (vf: Hitpael, Pual) delight, delicate, delicateness, sport - Strongs: H6026 (עָנַג)

cm) cfno (אהנוג AhNWG) - Soft: KJV (3): delicate - Strongs: H6028 (עָנֹג)

gm) cnfo (אהונג AhWNG) - Delight: In the sense of being soft. KJV (2): pleasant, delight - Strongs: H6027 (עֹנֶג)

idm) cfnot (תאהנוג TAhNWG) - Luxury: In the sense of being soft. KJV (5): delight, delicate, pleasant - Strongs: H8588 (תַּעֲנֻגָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָנֹג, Lag BN 31] verb be soft, delicate, dainty (Late Hebrew id. Pi`el make soft, pliable, live or spend in enjoyment; Arabic use amorous behaviour, affect langour); —

Pu`al Participle feminine הַמְּעֻנָּגָה Jeremiah 6:2 daintily bred, figurative of Jerusalem.

Hithpa`el 1. be of dainty habit, Infinitive construct הִתְעַנֵּג Deuteronomy 28:56 (woman, "" רֹךְ).

2 take exquisite delight, Perfect 3 plural וְהִתְעַנְּגוּ consecutive Psalm 37:11 (עַל of thing); 2 masculine plural וְהִתְעַנַּגְתֶּם consecutive Isaiah 66:11 (מִן of thing); Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִתְעַנָּ֑ג Job 27:10; 2 masculine singular תִּתְעַנַּג Isaiah 58:14, תִּתְעַנָּ֑ג Job 22:26 (all with [שַׁדַּי] ׳עַליֿ); 3 feminine singular תִּתְעַנַּג Isaiah 55:2 (ב of thing); Imperative masculine singular ׳הִתְעַנַּג עַליֿ Psalm 37:4.

3 with עַל, in bad sense, make merry over, make sport of, Imperfect 2 masculine plural עַלמִֿי תִּתְעַנָּ֑גוּ Isaiah 57:4.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָנַג to live softly and delicately, not used in Kal. (Arab. غَنجَ to allure, to entice, used of the amorous gestures of women, in their looks, walk, etc.)

Pual, part. fem. to be soft and delicate, Jeremiah 6:2.


(1) i.q. Pual, Deuteronomy 28:56, compare Isaiah 55:2.

(2) to delight oneself, to be glad in any thing, followed by עַל Job 22:26, 27:10 Psalms 37:11 followed by מִן Isaiah 66:11.

(3) Hence used in a bad sense, to deride any one, followed by עַל Isaiah 57:4.

Derived nouns, תַּעֲנוּג and

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List of Word Forms
וְ֝הִתְעַנְּג֗וּ וְהִתְעַנַּ֥ג וְהִתְעַנַּגְתֶּ֖ם וְהַמְּעֻנָּגָ֔ה וְתִתְעַנַּ֥ג והמענגה והתענג והתענגו והתענגתם ותתענג יִתְעַנָּ֑ג יתענג מֵהִתְעַנֵּ֖ג מהתענג תִּתְעַנַּג֙ תִּתְעַנָּ֑ג תִּתְעַנָּ֔גוּ תתענג תתענגו mê·hiṯ·‘an·nêḡ mêhiṯ‘annêḡ mehitanNeg tiṯ‘annaḡ tiṯ‘annāḡ tiṯ‘annāḡū tiṯ·‘an·nā·ḡū tiṯ·‘an·naḡ tiṯ·‘an·nāḡ titanNag titanNagu vehammeunnaGah vehitanNag vehitannagTem vehitanneGu vetitanNag wə·ham·mə·‘un·nā·ḡāh wə·hiṯ·‘an·naḡ wə·hiṯ·‘an·naḡ·tem wə·hiṯ·‘an·nə·ḡū wə·ṯiṯ·‘an·naḡ wəhammə‘unnāḡāh wəhiṯ‘annaḡ wəhiṯ‘annaḡtem wəhiṯ‘annəḡū wəṯiṯ‘annaḡ yiṯ‘annāḡ yiṯ·‘an·nāḡ yitanNag