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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5889 - עָיֵף
1) faint, exhausted, weary
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עָיֵף to languish, to faint; comp. the cognate roots עוּף (עָלַף, עָטַף), יָעַף. Once found as a verb, Jeremiah 4:31. Hence
עָיֵף f. עֲיֵפָה adj. languishing, especially used of one who is wearied out, either with a journey or with toil, and at the same time suffers from thirst; see especially Genesis 25:29, 30 Genesis 25:30; Job 22:7 (in the other hemist. רָעֵב); Psalms 63:2. Proverbs 25:25, “cold waters to a languishing (i.e. thirsty) soul.” Jeremiah 31:25, “I will give drink to the thirsty.” It is used also of cattle when wearied, Isaiah 46:1 (where עֲיֵפָה is neutr. wearied, fessum, i.e. wearied beasts, i.q. חַיָּה עֲיֵפָה); used of a thirsty land, Psalms 143:6; Isaiah 32:2.
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27