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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2010 - הֲנָחָה
1) a day of rest, holiday, a giving of rest, holiday making
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.
Hiph`il A; properly Infinitive, Sta§ 621 c Ba NB 90, compare Kö ii. 1,402); — לַמְּדִינוֺת עָשָׂה׳וַה Esther 2:18 and a holiday-making for the provinces be enacted, ᵑ9 requies; but ᵐ5 ἄφεσις, whence al. release from taxes, or amnesty.
הֲנָחָה f. (a verbal noun of Hiphil, from the root נוּחַ), grant of rest, rest, Esther 2:18. Remission of tribute is what is understood by the LXX. and Ch.