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Lexicon :: Strong's H8414 - tohuw

תֹּהוּ

Transliteration
tohuw
Pronunciation
tō'·hü (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to lie waste
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2494a

Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness

    1. formlessness (of primeval earth)

      1. nothingness, empty space

    2. that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)

    3. wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)

    4. place of chaos

    5. vanity

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strongs H8414 in the following manner: vain (4x), vanity (4x), confusion (3x), without form (2x), wilderness (2x), nought (2x), nothing (1x), empty place (1x), waste (1x).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon Help

H8414

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using NIV

Strong's Number H8414 matches the Hebrew תֹּהוּ (tohuw ),
which occurs 25 times in 19 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

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Tools specific to Gen 1:2

Gen 1:2

Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.

Tools specific to Deu 32:10

Deu 32:10

In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste. He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye,

Tools specific to 1Sa 12:21

1Sa 12:21

Do not turn away after useless idols. They can do you no good, nor can they rescue you, because they are useless.

Tools specific to Job 6:18

Job 6:18

Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go off into the wasteland and perish.

Tools specific to Job 12:24

Job 12:24

He deprives the leaders of the earth of their reason; he makes them wander in a trackless waste.

Tools specific to Job 26:7

Job 26:7

He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing.

Tools specific to Psa 107:40

Psa 107:40

he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste.

Tools specific to Isa 24:10

Isa 24:10

The ruined city lies desolate; the entrance to every house is barred.

Tools specific to Isa 29:21

Isa 29:21

those who with a word make someone out to be guilty, who ensnare the defender in court and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.

Tools specific to Isa 34:11

Isa 34:11

The desert owlfn and screech owlfn will possess it; the great owlfn and the raven will nest there. God will stretch out over Edom the measuring line of chaos and the plumb line of desolation.

Tools specific to Isa 40:17

Isa 40:17

Before him all the nations are as nothing; they are regarded by him as worthless and less than nothing.

Tools specific to Isa 40:23

Isa 40:23

He brings princes to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing.

Tools specific to Isa 41:29

Isa 41:29

See, they are all false! Their deeds amount to nothing; their images are but wind and confusion.

Tools specific to Isa 44:9

Isa 44:9

All who make idols are nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Those who would speak up for them are blind; they are ignorant, to their own shame.

Tools specific to Isa 45:18

Isa 45:18

For this is what the LORD says— he who created the heavens, he is God; he who fashioned and made the earth, he founded it; he did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited— he says: “I am the LORD, and there is no other.

Tools specific to Isa 45:19

Isa 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I have not said to Jacob’s descendants, ‘Seek me in vain.’ I, the LORD, speak the truth; I declare what is right.

Tools specific to Isa 49:4

Isa 49:4

But I said, “I have labored in vain; I have spent my strength for nothing at all. Yet what is due me is in the LORD’s hand, and my reward is with my God.”

Tools specific to Isa 59:4

Isa 59:4

No one calls for justice; no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.

Tools specific to Jer 4:23

Jer 4:23

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and empty; and at the heavens, and their light was gone.
 
 
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