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Lexicon :: Strong's H176 - 'av

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אַו
Transliteration
'av
Pronunciation
o
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Part of Speech
conjunction
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 36

Strong’s Definitions

אוֹ ʼôw, o; presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of אַו ʼav ; short for H185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if:—also, and, either, if, at the least, × nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H176 in the following manner: also, and, desire, either, least, nor, or, otherwise, should, then, whether.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H176 in the following manner: also, and, desire, either, least, nor, or, otherwise, should, then, whether.
  1. or, rather

    1. implying that the latter choice is preferred

    2. or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle

    3. (in series) either...or, whether...or

    4. if perchance

    5. except, or else

  2. whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוֹ ʼôw, o; presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of אַו ʼav ; short for H185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if:—also, and, either, if, at the least, × nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.
STRONGS H176:
אוֺ 320 (أَوْ, vaf , ኦው፡), conjunction or (whether aut or vel).
1. Genesis 24:49; Genesis 31:43; Exodus 4:11; Songs 2:9; Leviticus 13:24; Numbers 5:30 + often (especially in laws); sometimes implying a preference, nearly = or rather Genesis 24:55 יָמִים אוֺ עָשׂוֺר a few days or ten Judges 18:19; 1 Samuel 29:3. Prefixed to the first as well as to the second alternative (rare) either (whether)... or Leviticus 5:1; Leviticus 13:48, 51; = or, if not Ezekiel 21:15 (si vera lectio) Ke Malachi 2:17; Job 16:3; Job 22:11.
2. introducing a sentence, especially a particular case under a general principle, or = or if Exodus 21:31 אוֺ־בֵן יִגַּח וג׳ or if he gore a son, etc. Exodus 21:36; Leviticus 4:23, 28 (see Di) Leviticus 5:21 [Leviticus 6:2]; Leviticus 5:22 [Leviticus 6:3]; Leviticus 25:49b; Numbers 5:14; 2 Samuel 18:13 or if I had dealt falsely against his life, then, etc., Ezekiel 14:17, 19 or if I send, etc.
3. if perchance, 1 Samuel 20:10 if perchance thy father answer thee with something hard, Leviticus 26:41.
4. once, with the jussive (as in Arabic with the subjunctive see Dr§ 175) = except: Isaiah 27:5 I would burn them together, אוֺ יַחֲזֵק בְּמָעֻזִּי or else let him take hold (= except he take hold) of my strong-hold, etc.

[אַו] noun masculine construct אוֺ, Kt Proverbs 31:4 desire, so Thes MV; but < Qr אֵי which see H335.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

24:49; 24:55; 31:43

Exodus

4:11; 21:31; 21:36

Leviticus

4:23; 4:28; 5:1; 6:2; 6:3; 13:24; 13:48; 13:51; 25:49; 26:41

Numbers

5:14; 5:30

Judges

18:19

1 Samuel

20:10; 29:3

2 Samuel

18:13

Job

16:3; 22:11

Proverbs

31:4

Song of Songs

2:9

Isaiah

27:5

Ezekiel

14:17; 14:19; 21:15

Malachi

2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H176 matches the Hebrew אַו ('av),
which occurs 321 times in 218 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 24:49–Lev 11:32)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or H176 to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:50 - Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or H176 good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:55 - And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least H176 ten; after that she shall go.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:43 - And Laban answered and said unto Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, and these children are my children, and these cattle are my cattle, and all that thou seest is mine: and what can I do this day unto these my daughters, or H176 unto their children which they have born?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:8 - Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:19 - My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:11 - And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:3 - And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:13 - There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or H176 shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:4 - If his master have given him a wife, and she have born him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:6 - Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:18 - And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or H176 with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:20 - And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:21 - Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:26 - And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:27 - And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 - If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:29 - But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:31 - Whether he have gored a son, or H176 have gored a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:32 - If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:33 - And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall therein;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:36 - Or if it be known that the ox hath used to push in time past, and his owner hath not kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox; and the dead shall be his own.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:1 - If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:5 - If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man's field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:6 - If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed therewith; he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:10 - If a man deliver unto his neighbour an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:14 - And if a man borrow ought of his neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it good.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:43 - And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:20 - When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire unto the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:10 - And if his offering be of the flocks, namely, of the sheep, or of the goats, for a burnt sacrifice; he shall bring it a male without blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:14 - And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:6 - And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:23 - Or if his sin, wherein he hath sinned, come to his knowledge; he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a male without blemish:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:28 - Or if his sin, which he hath sinned, come to his knowledge: then he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a female without blemish, for his sin which he hath sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:1 - And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether H176 he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:2 - Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:3 - Or if he touch the uncleanness of man, whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:4 - Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:6 - And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD for his sin which he hath sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:7 - And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:11 - But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:2 - If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:3 - Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:4 - Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:5 - Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:16 - But if the sacrifice of his offering be a vow, or a voluntary offering, it shall be eaten the same day that he offereth his sacrifice: and on the morrow also the remainder of it shall be eaten:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:21 - Moreover the soul that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain unto the LORD, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.

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