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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #06051 - עָנָן
1) cloud, cloudy, cloud-mass
1a) cloud-mass (of theophanic cloud)
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.
a. especially of theophanic cloud (58t.), chiefly at Exodus in J E (less often P), usually ׳עַמּוּד הֶע Exodus 13:21,22 + (see עַמּוּד), but also ׳ע alone Exodus 34:5; compare Exodus 14:20 (J), Numbers 10:34; Numbers 11:35; Numbers 14:14 (all J E); ׳עַבהֶֿע Exodus 19:9, כָּבֵד׳ע Exodus 19:16 (E); ׳ע in P Exodus 16:10; Exodus 24:15 23t.; also Deuteronomy 1:33; Deuteronomy 4:11; Deuteronomy 5:19; Psalm 78:14; Psalm 105:39; in temple 1 Kings 8:10,11 2 Chronicles 5:13,14, compare Ezekiel 1:4; Ezekiel 10:3,4; hence in General Psalm 97:2, as symbol of protection Isaiah 4:5; as a barrier Lamentations 3:44; compare אֲבַק רַגְלָיו׳וע Nahum 1:3.
b. of rain-bow cloud Genesis 9:13,14 (twice in verse); Genesis 9:16 (P), Ezekiel 1:28 (simile).
c. עֲנַןבֹּֿקֶר Hosea 6:4; Hosea 13:3 (simile of transitoriness; on phenomenon in Palestine see Chaplin PEQ, 1883,19), compare Isaiah 44:22; Job 7:9 (both id.); simile of invasion Ezekiel 38:9,16, plural Jeremiah 4:13.
d. poetic in various connection Job 26:8,9; Job 38:9; with אוֺר as thunder-cloud Job 37:11,15.
e. symbolic of gloom Ezekiel 30:18; Ezekiel 32:7; וַעֲרָפֶל׳יוֺם ע Zephaniah 1:15; Ezekiel 34:12; Joel 2:2, compare Ezekiel 30:3 (all of day of ׳ע).
2קְטֹרֶת ׳ע Leviticus 16:13 (P) cloud of incense, so Ezekiel 8:11 (strike out ׳עᵐ5 Co Berthol, not Toy).
עָנָן constr. state עֲנַן m.
(1) a cloud (as covering and veiling over the heaven), compare عَمَاءُ a cloud, from the root عمى to cover, to veil over, and غِفَارَةُ a cloud, from the root غفر to cover. (Arab. عنا نة, pl. عنان.) A very large army is compared to a cloud, Ezekiel 30:18, 38:9 a morning cloud is used as an image of something transient, Hosea 6:4 (compare Job 7:9).
(2) [Anan], pr.n. m. Nehemiah 10:27.