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Lexicon :: Strong's H5092 - nᵊhî

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1311a

Strong’s Definitions

נְהִי nᵉhîy, neh-hee'; from H5091; an elegy:—lamentation, wailing.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5092 in the following manner: wailing (4x), lamentation (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5092 in the following manner: wailing (4x), lamentation (3x).
  1. wailing, lamentation, mourning song

    1. wailing

    2. mourning song

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נְהִי nᵉhîy, neh-hee'; from H5091; an elegy:—lamentation, wailing.
STRONGS H5092: Abbreviations
נְהִי noun [masculine] wailing, lamentation, mourning song; — נ׳ absolute Amos 5:16 + 5 times; וָנֶהִ֑י Jeremiah 9:9; — wailing, at י׳'s judgement Micah 2:4 as accusative of congnate meaning with verb; Jeremiah 9:9 (with נָשָׂא עַלֿ, + בְּכִ׳, || קִינָה), Jeremiah 9:17 (with id.,|| דִּמְעָה), Jeremiah 9:18 (קוֺל נ׳), Jeremiah 31:15 (|| בְּכִי, תַּמְרוּרִים); mourning song יוֺדְעֵי נ׳ Amos 5:16 of professional mourners, skilled in mourning song; compare Jeremiah 9:19, where taught (|| קִינָת), also הִי Ezekiel 2:10 (|| אֵכֶל, מִסְפֵּד which see (Ol Co read נתי, compare Berthol).
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9:9; 9:9; 9:17; 9:18; 9:19; 31:15




5:16; 5:16




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Strong's Number H5092 matches the Hebrew נְהִי (nᵊhî),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 - “For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing, H5092
And for the pastures of the wilderness a dirge,
Because they are laid waste so that no one passes through,
And the lowing of the cattle is not heard;
Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:18 - “Let them make haste and take up a wailing H5092 for us,
That our eyes may shed tears
And our eyelids flow with water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:19 - “For a voice of wailing H5092 is heard from Zion,
‘How are we ruined!
We are put to great shame,
For we have left the land,
Because they have cast down our dwellings.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:20 - Now hear the word of the LORD, O you women,
And let your ear receive the word of His mouth;
Teach your daughters wailing, H5092
And everyone her neighbor a dirge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:15 - Thus says the LORD,
“A voice is heard in Ramah,
Lamentation H5092 and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
She refuses to be comforted for her children,
Because they are no more.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:16 - Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord,
“There is wailing in all the plazas,
And in all the streets they say, ‘Alas! Alas!’
They also call the farmer to mourning
And [fn]professional mourners to lamentation. H5092
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:4 - “On that day they will take up against you a [fn]taunt
And [fn]utter a bitter lamentation H5092 and say,
‘We are completely destroyed!
He exchanges the portion of my people;
How He removes it from me!
To the apostate He apportions our fields.’
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