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Lexicon :: Strong's H188 - 'owy

אוֹי
Transliteration
'owy
Pronunciation
ō'·ē (Key)
Part of Speech
interjection
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from אָוָה (H183) (in the sense of crying out after)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 42

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H188 in the following manner: woe (23x), alas (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. woe! alas! oh!

    1. passionate cry of grief or despair

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוֹי ʼôwy, o'-ee; probably from H183 (in the sense of crying out after); lamentation; also interjectionally Oh!:—alas, woe.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Strong's Number H188 matches the Hebrew אוֹי ('owy),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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Woe H188 to thee, Moab! thou art undone, O people of Chemosh: he hath given his sons that escaped, and his daughters, into captivity unto Sihon king of the Amorites.

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And he took up his parable, and said, Alas, H188 who shall live when God doeth this!

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And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe H188 unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

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Woe H188 unto us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these are the Gods that smote the Egyptians with all the plagues in the wilderness.

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Who hath woe? H188 who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?

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The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe H188 unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

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Woe H188 unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

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Then said I, Woe H188 is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.

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From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe H188 unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.

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Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe H188 unto us! for we are spoiled.

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For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe H188 is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.

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Prepare ye war against her; arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe H188 unto us! for the day goeth away, for the shadows of the evening are stretched out.

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Woe H188 is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

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I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. Woe H188 unto thee, O Jerusalem! wilt thou not be made clean? when shall it once be?

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Woe H188 is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

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Thou didst say, Woe H188 is me now! for the LORD hath added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.

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Woe H188 be unto thee, O Moab! the people of Chemosh perisheth: for thy sons are taken captives, and thy daughters captives.

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The crown is fallen from our head: woe H188 unto us, that we have sinned!

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And it came to pass after all thy wickedness, (woe, H188 woe H188 unto thee! saith the Lord GOD;)

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Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe H188 to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein, and whose scum is not gone out of it! bring it out piece by piece; let no lot fall upon it.

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Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe H188 to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

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Woe H188 unto them! for they have fled from me: destruction unto them! because they have transgressed against me: though I have redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies against me.

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Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe H188 also to them when I depart from them!
 
 
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