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Lexicon :: Strong's H535 - 'āmal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 114

Strong’s Definitions

אָמַל ʼâmal, aw-mal'; a primitive root; to droop; by implication to be sick, to mourn:—languish, be weak, wax feeble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H535 in the following manner: languish (14x), feeble (1x), weak (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H535 in the following manner: languish (14x), feeble (1x), weak (1x).
  1. to be weak, to droop, to languish, to be exhausted

    1. (Qal) pass participle (of the heart)

      1. to be weak

      2. to droop

    2. (Pulal)

      1. to be or grow feeble

      2. to languish

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָמַל ʼâmal, aw-mal'; a primitive root; to droop; by implication to be sick, to mourn:—languish, be weak, wax feeble.
† [אָמַל] verb be weak, languish (compare Arabic أَمَلَ hope, expect).
Qal Participle passive feminine מָה אֲמֻלָה לִכָּתֵךְ how weak is thy heart! Ezekiel 16:30 (but < Co מַה־לִּי וְלִבְרִיתֵח);
Pu`l. Perfect אֻמְלַל Joel 1:10 +; אֻמְלְלָה Isaiah 33:9 +; אֻמְלְלוּ Jeremiah 14:2 etc.; — be or grow feeble, languish; of loss of fertility (woman) 1 Samuel 2:5; Jeremiah 15:19; of fisherman whose trade fails Isaiah 19:8 || אנה, אבל); in Genl. of inhabitants of smitten land Hosea 4:3 (|| תֶּאֱבַל הָאָרֶץ); Isaiah 24:4 compare below usually subject inanimate, personified; שַׁדְמוֺת חֶשְׁבּוֺן Isaiah 16:8; compare Nahum 1:4 (twice in verse); תֵּבֵל Isaiah 24:4 (|| נבל, אבל); אֶרֶץ Isaiah 33:9 (|| אבל); subject גֶּפֶן Isaiah 24:7 (|| אָבַל תִּירוֺשׁ; יִצְּהָר Joel 1:10 (|| שׁדד, אבל, הובישׁ; kindred subject); תְּאֵנָה Joel 1:12 (|| הַגֶּפֶן הוֺבִישָׁה); שְׁעָרִים Jeremiah 14:2 (|| אָֽבְלָה יְהוּדָה); compare Lamentations 2:8 וַיַּאֲבֶל־חֵל וְחוֺמָה יַחְדָּו אֻמְלָ֑לוּ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel



16:8; 19:8; 24:4; 24:4; 24:7; 33:9; 33:9


14:2; 14:2; 15:19








1:10; 1:10; 1:12




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H535 matches the Hebrew אָמַל ('āmal),
which occurs 16 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:5 - “Those who were full hire themselves out for bread,
But those who were hungry cease to hunger.
Even the barren gives birth to seven,
But she who has many children languishes. H535
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon have [fn]withered, H535 the vines of Sibmah as well;
The lords of the nations have trampled down its choice clusters
Which reached as far as Jazer and wandered to the deserts;
Its tendrils spread themselves out and passed over the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:8 - And the fishermen will lament,
And all those who cast a [fn]line into the Nile will mourn,
And those who spread nets on the waters will [fn]pine H535 away. H535
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:4 - The earth mourns and withers, the world fades H535 and withers, the exalted of the people of the earth fade H535 away. H535
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:7 - The new wine mourns,
The vine decays, H535
All the merry-hearted sigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:9 - The land mourns and pines H535 away, H535
Lebanon is shamed and withers;
Sharon is like a desert plain,
And Bashan and Carmel [fn]lose their foliage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:2 - “Judah mourns
And her gates languish; H535
They sit on the ground in mourning,
And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:9 - “She who bore seven sons pines H535 away; H535
[fn]Her breathing is labored.
Her sun has set while it was yet day;
She has been shamed and humiliated.
So I will give over their survivors to the sword
Before their enemies,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:8 - The LORD [fn]determined to destroy
The wall of the daughter of Zion.
He has stretched out a line,
He has not restrained His hand from [fn]destroying,
And He has caused rampart and wall to lament;
They have languished H535 together.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:30 - “How languishing H535 is your heart,” declares the Lord GOD, “while you do all these things, the actions of a [fn]bold-faced harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:3 - Therefore the land mourns,
And everyone who lives in it languishes H535
Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky,
And also the fish of the sea [fn]disappear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:10 - The field is ruined,
The land mourns;
For the grain is ruined,
The new wine dries up,
Fresh oil [fn]fails. H535
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:12 - The vine dries up
And the fig tree [fn]fails; H535
The pomegranate, the palm also, and the [fn]apple tree,
All the trees of the field dry up.
Indeed, rejoicing dries up
From the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He rebukes the sea and makes it dry;
He dries up all the rivers.
Bashan and Carmel wither; H535
The blossoms of Lebanon wither. H535

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