the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1942 - הַוָּה
1a) desire (in bad sense)
2) chasm (figuratively of destruction)
2a) engulfing ruin, destruction, calamity
1098) fe (הו HW) AC: ? CO: Sigh AB: Disaster: The pictograph e represents one who is looking at a great sight with his hands raised as when saying behold. This root is closely related to ae, eeand ie. (eng: ho)
A) fe (הו HW) AC: ? CO: Sigh AB: Disaster: A moaning sigh from a disaster or evil.
Nm) fe (הו HW) - Woe: KJV (2): alas - Strongs: H1930 (הוֹ)
Nf1) efe (הוה HWH) - Disaster: A wicked or disastrous event. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: hyh] KJV (21): calamity, wickedness, perverse, mischief - Strongs: H1942 (הַוָּה), H1943 (הֹוָה), H1962 (הַיָּה)
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2 chasm, figurative destruction (compare desire, atmosphere, emptiness, a deep pit, hell (compare below הָוָה); Aramaic gulf, chasm ( Luke 16:26 ᵑ6)) construct הַוַּת Micah 7:3 +, suffix הַוָּתִי Job 6:2 +, plural הַוּוֺת Psalm 5:10 +; — 1 desire (in bad sense) Micah 7:3 דֹּבֵר הַוַּת נַפְשׁוֺ speaketh the desire of his soul, Proverbs 10:3 הַוַּת רְשָׁעִים, Proverbs 11:6 בֹּגְדִים׳ה, Psalm 52:9 יָעֹז בְּהַוָּתוֺ became strong through his (evil) desire (but read rather with ᵑ6ᵑ7 Lag Gr Bi Che Now ׃ בְּהוֺנוֺ "" בְּעָשְׁרוֺ). 2 engulfing ruin, destruction Job 6:2; Qr Job 30:13 (compare Baer's note) הַוָּתִי of Job's great calamity; plural (intensive) הַוּוֺת, especially as wrought, or meditated, by one against another, Psalm 5:10 קִרְבָּם הַוּוֺת their inward part is engulfing ruin (Che), Psalm 38:13 דִּבְּרוּ הַוּוֺת, Psalm 52:4 תַּחֲשֹׁב׳ה לְשׁוֺנְךָ (compare Proverbs 17:4 לְשׁוֺן הַוּוֺת), Proverbs 55:12 בְּקִרְבָּהּ׳ה, Proverbs 57:2׳עַד יַעֲבֹר ה till the storm of ruin (Che) pass by, Proverbs 91:3׳דֶּבֶר ה destructive pestilence, Proverbs 94:20 ׳כִּסֵּא ה the seat (tribunal) of destruction (i.e. which ruins the innocent by injustice), Proverbs 19:13 a foolish son is הַוּוֺת לְאָבָיו, Job 6:30 (compare Job 6:2 above)
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הַוָּה f. verbal of Piel, from הָוָה
(1) desire, cupidity, from the root No. 2, Proverbs 10:3, הַוַּת רְשָׁעִים יֶהְדֹּף “she casts away the desire of the wicked.” Parall. נֶפֶשׁ צַדִּיק. Comp. אַוָּה. (Arab. هَوًى desire, will), Proverbs 19:13; Job 6:2, 30:13 (in these two latter places the קרי is הַיָּה). [See also No. 2, to which these three passages are also referred; in Thes. they are omitted under No. 1.]
(2) ruin, fall (Arab. هَوْىُ), from the root No. 3. Hence calamity, destruction. Psalms 57:2, עַד־יַעֲבֹר הַוּוֹת “until destruction be past;” Psal. 91:3, דֶּבֶר הַוּוֹת “the destroying pestilence;” Psalms 94:20; Proverbs 19:13; Job 6:2, 30:13. Hence also, destruction which any one brings upon another, injury, mischief, wickedness. Psal. 5:10, קִרְבָּם הַוּוֹת “their inward part is very wickedness;” Psalms 38:13, דִּבְּרוּ הַוּוֹת “they speak of mischiefs;” Psalms 52:4, Psalms 52:9, 55:12 Proverbs 11:6, 17:4, מֵזִין עַל־לְשׁוֹן הַוּוֹת “listening to a mischievous tongue;” Job 6:30.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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