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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #06049 - עָנַן
1) (Piel) to make appear, produce, bring (clouds)
2) (Poel) to practise soothsaying, conjure
2a) to observe times, practice soothsaying or spiritism or magic or augury or witchcraft
2b) soothsayer, enchanter, sorceress, diviner, fortuneteller, barbarian, Meonenim (participle)
1359) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Eye AB: Affliction: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "eye of continuance". The nomadic agriculturist carefully watches over his livestock and crops by keeping a close eye on them. It was common to construct a shelter consisting of a roof on four posts, as a shelter from the glare of the sun. (eng: eye - with the removal of the n)
A) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Furrow AB: Affliction: A watching over something of importance. The furrow formed between the eyes when intently looking or from depression. A cloud as a covering that provides shade.
V) eno (אהנה AhNH) - Afflict: To oppress another causing depression. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) afflict, humble, force, exercise, sing - Strongs: H6031 (עָנָה), H6033 (עֲנֵה)
am) nfom (מאהונ MAhWN) - Abode: The dwelling place of a god (temple) , man (home) or animal (den) . Also a retreat. [df: Nyem] KJV (19): habitation, dwelling, den, dwellingplace - Strongs: H4583 (מָעִין)
Nf ) noi (יאהנ YAhN) - I. Because:In the sense of paying attention. II. Yaeyn:An unknown bird. KJV (18): because, even seeing, forasmuch, that, whereas, why, ostrich - Strongs: H3282 (יַעַן), H3283 (יָעֵן)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
II. [עָנַן] verb Po`. practice soothsaying (probably denominative, but original meaning dubious; connection with I. עָנָן (De Isaiah 2:6) now Generally abandoned; Löw ZMG xxxi (1877), 539 compare עַיִן eye, so We Skizzen iii. 148 (but see below); RS JPhil xiv (1885), 119f. compare Arabic nasal twang, hum of insects, whence diviners as crooning; Ew Gerber31of diviner as interpreting hum of insects, whisper of leaves, etc.; We Heid. 2,204now compare appear, i. e. dealers in phenomena); — Perfect 3 masculine singular consecutive וְעוֺנֵן 2 Kings 21:6 2 Chronicles 33:6; Imperfect 2 masculine plural וְלֹא תְעוֺנֵ֑נוּ Leviticus 19:26 (H); Participle as substantive מְעוֺנֵן Deuteronomy 18:10 (forbidden), plural מְעֹנְנִים Deuteronomy 18:14, ׳מְעוֺ Micah 5:11, אֵלוֺן מְעוֺנְנִים Judges 9:37 (see I. אֵלוֺן; seat of an oracle, compare RS Sem i. 179 2nd ed. 196); also (without מְ, compare Sta§ 233 Kö i. 349) עֹנְנִים Isaiah 2:6, suffix עֹנְנֵיכֶם Jeremiah 27:9; feminine singular in בְּנֵיעֹנְנָה Isaiah 57:3 sons of a soothsaying woman, figurative of apostates. — see כִּשֵּׁף, II. [נָחַשׁ], [קָסַם].
עָנַן not used in Kal, prop. to cover, like the kindred verbs גָּנַן, כָּנַן; whence עָנָן a cloud.
Piel (denom. from עָנָן) to gather clouds, Genesis 9:14.
Poel עֹונֵן, fut. יְעֹונֵן (Leviticus 19:26), part. מְעֹונֵן, once f. עֹנְנָה (for מְעֹונְנָה, although also it may be Kal), to act covertly; hence to use hidden arts, i.e. magic, to practise sorcery (compare the roots לוּט, לָהַט, and Syr. ܐܪܐܙܝܢ mysteries; hence magical arts), Deuteronomy 18:10, 14 Deuteronomy 18:14; 2 Kings 21:6; Isaiah 2:6, 57:3 Micah 5:11. Many of the ancients understood by it a particular kind of divination. LXX. κληδονίζομαι. Vulg. observans somnia, elsewhere augurans, divinans. Syr. fascinating with the eyes (as if עֹונֵן were from עַיִן); but it seems rather to be a general name.