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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #255 - אֹחַ

Transliteration
'ôach
Phonetics
o'-akh
Origin
probably from (H253)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
65a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) howling animal

1a) jackal

1b) hyena

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2279 ‑ ἦχος (ay'‑khos);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (1)
Isaiah
1
NAS (1)
Isaiah
1
HCS (1)
Isaiah
1
BSB (1)
Isaiah
1
ESV (1)
Isaiah
1
WEB (1)
Isaiah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1008) ha (אהה AHh) AC: Protect CO: Hearth AB: Brotherhood: The pictograph a represents strength. The h is a wall. Combined these pictographs mean "strong wall". In Hebrew thought, a wall is more than a vertical barrier but anything that separates or divides. The hearth around the fire protected the house from the heat and embers of the fire.

A) ha (אהה AHh) AC: ? CO: Hearth AB: ?

Nf ) ha (אהה AHh) - I. Hearth:A dividing wall that protects the family from the fire. II. Brother:One who stands between the enemy and the family, a protector. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (634): brethren, brother, another, brotherly, kindred, hearth - Strongs: H251 (אָח), H252 (אַח), H254 (אַח)

Nf3) tfha (אההות AHhWT) - Sister: KJV (114): sister, another - Strongs: H269 (אָחוֹת)

rm) fha (אההו AHhW) - Marsh Grass: The tall grasses that line a marsh as a wall. KJV (3): meadow, flag - Strongs: H260 (אָחוּ)

J) hfa (אוהה AWHh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) hfa (אוהה AWHh) - Oahh: An unknown animal. KJV (1): creature - Strongs: H255 (אֹחַ)

K) fha (אההו AHhW) AC: ? CO: Hearth AB: ?

Nf1 ) efha (אההוה AHhWH) - Brotherhood: A company of brothers. KJV (1): brotherhood - Strongs: H264 (אַחֲוָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2022
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֹחַ only in pl. אֹחִים prop. howlings; hence howling animals (comp. אִי No. II.), probably screech owls, Isaiah 13:21. A word imitating the sound, like the Germ. Uhu, Schubut, French hibou; see אָח No. II. and the root אָחַח.

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אֹחִ֑ים אחים ’ō·ḥîm ’ōḥîm oChim
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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