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Lexicon :: Strong's H584 - 'ānaḥ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 127

Strong’s Definitions

אָנַח ʼânach, aw-nakh'; a primitive root; to sigh:—groan, mourn, sigh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H584 in the following manner: sigh (10x), groan (1x), mourn (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H584 in the following manner: sigh (10x), groan (1x), mourn (1x).
  1. (Niphal) sigh, groan (in pain or grief), gasp

    1. moan (of cattle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָנַח ʼânach, aw-nakh'; a primitive root; to sigh:—groan, mourn, sigh.
STRONGS H584: Abbreviations
† [אָנַח] verb only
Niph. sigh, groan, mostly in poetry & late (Aramaic אֲנַח, OfnAe   Ethpe`el compare Assyrian [anâḫu], inḫu, sigh ZimBP 12, 30) — Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נֶאֶנְחָה Lamentations 1:8; Joel 1:18; >3rd person plural נֶאֶנְחוּ Isaiah 24:7; Imperfect יֵאָנַח Proverbs 29:2 etc.; Imperative הֵאָנַ֯ח֑ Ezekiel 21:11; Participle נֶאְנָ֑ךְ Ezekiel 21:12; נֶאֱנָחָה Lamentations 1:21 etc.; —
1. sigh, in token of grief Isaiah 24:7; Proverbs 29:2; Lamentations 1:4 (|| נוּגוֺתּ) Lamentations 1:21; Ezekiel 21:11 (twice in verse); of Jerusalem Lamentations 1:8; mostly absolute but followed by אַל־ Ezekiel 9:4 (|| נֶאֱנָק); followed by עַל־ & אֱל־ Ezekiel 21:12.
2. in physical distress Lamentations 1:11 (|| בִּקֵּשׁ לֶחֶם); Exodus 2:23 followed by מִן by reason of (|| זָעַק).
3. groan of cattle (בְּהֵמָה) Joel 1:18.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




29:2; 29:2


24:7; 24:7


1:4; 1:8; 1:8; 1:11; 1:21; 1:21


9:4; 21:11; 21:11; 21:12; 21:12


1:18; 1:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H584 matches the Hebrew אָנַח ('ānaḥ),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:23 - And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed H584 by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:2 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. H584
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:7 - The new wine mourneth, the vine languisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh. H584
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:4 - The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, H584 her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:8 - Jerusalem hath grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honoured her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, H584 and turneth backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:11 - All her people sigh, H584 they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for meat to relieve the soul: see, O LORD, and consider; for I am become vile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:21 - They have heard that I sigh: H584 there is none to comfort me: all mine enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that thou hast done it: thou wilt bring the day that thou hast called, and they shall be like unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:4 - And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh H584 and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:6 - Sigh H584 therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness sigh H584 before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 - And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest H584 thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:18 - How do the beasts groan! H584 the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.
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