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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #6041 - עָנִי
1) poor, afflicted, humble, wretched
1a) poor, needy
1b) poor and weak
1c) poor, weak, afflicted, wretched
1d) humble, lowly
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.
1 poor, needy, "" אביון Deuteronomy 15:11; Deuteronomy 24:14. 15 Proverbs 31:20, "" יתום Job 24:9; Exodus 22:24 (E), Deuteronomy 24:12; having right to gleanings Leviticus 19:10; Leviticus 23:22 (H); ׳יְמֵי ע Proverbs 15:15, compare Proverbs 14:21 (Kt).
2 poor and weak, oppressed by the rich and powerful Isaiah 3:14,15; Isaiah 32:7 (Qr), Isaiah 58:7; Isaiah 29:12; Isaiah 36:6,15; Proverbs 30:14; Ecclesiastes 6:8; Ezekiel 18:17; Zechariah 7:10; Job 24:4, also Amos 8:4 (Qr); "" דל Job 34:28; Proverbs 22:22; עֲנִיֵּי עַמִּי Isaiah 10:2; עני ואביוך Job 24:14 Proverbs 31:9 Jeremiah 22:16; Ezekiel 16:49; Ezekiel 18:12; Ezekiel 22:29.
3 poor, weak, afflicted Israel, or pious in Israel afflicted by wicked nations or the wicked in Israel itself Psalm 10:2; Psalm 10:9 (twice in verse); Psalm 14:6 (dubious, compare Psalm 53:6) Psalm 102:1 (or proper name), Isaiah 14:32; Habakkuk 3:14; of Zion, עֲנִיָּה Isaiah 51:21; Isaiah 54:11; ׳שׁד ע Psalm 12:6; ׳יחיד וע Psalm 25:16; עני ואביון Psalm 35:10; Psalm 37:14; Psalm 40:18 = Psalm 70:6; Psalm 74:21; Psalm 86:1; Psalm 109:16; Psalm 109:22, plural Isaiah 41:17; עני וְכוֺאֵב Psalm 69:30; וָרָשׁ׳ע Psalm 82:3; ׳עֱנוּת ע Psalm 22:25; וְגֹוֵעַ׳ע Psalm 88:16; "" דל Isaiah 26:6; Zephaniah 3:12; וּנְכֵהרֿוּחַ׳ע Isaiah 66:2; — Zechariah 11:7,11see II. כְּנַעֲנִי; — God does not forget them Psalm 9:13 (Kt); Psalm 9:19 (Qr); Psalm 10:12 (Kt) Psalm 74:19, but has compassion on them Isaiah 49:13, saves Psalm 34:7, delivers Psalm 35:10, and bestows various favours Psalm 68:11; Psalm 140:13, the king also judges Psalm 72:2; Psalm 72:4, and delivers Psalm 72:12.
4 humble, lowly, Zechariah 9:9 (victorious king); opposed to לֵצִים Proverbs 3:34 (Kt); opposed to גֵּאִים Proverbs 16:19 (Kt); עם עני opposed to רמות עינים Psalm 18:28 = 2 Samuel 22:28.
עָנִי f. עֲנִיָּה plur. עֲנִיִּים, עֲנִיִּיִ adj.
(1) afflicted, wretched, poor, often with the added idea of piety, Exodus 22:24; Deuteronomy 24:12; Psalms 10:2, Psalms 10:9, 14:6 18:28.
(2) meek, mild, comp. עָנָי No. 2, Zechariah 9:9.
Plur. עֲנִיִּים is often in קרי, where כתיב has עֲנָוִים Psalms 9:19; Isaiah 32:7.