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Lexicon :: Strong's H6035 - ʿānāv

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1652a

Strong’s Definitions

עָנָו ʻânâv, aw-nawv'; or (by intermixture with H6041) עָנָיו ʻânâyv; from H6031; depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly):—humble, lowly, meek, poor. Compare H6041.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H6035 in the following manner: meek (13x), humble (5x), poor (5x), lowly (2x), very meek (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H6035 in the following manner: meek (13x), humble (5x), poor (5x), lowly (2x), very meek (1x).
  1. poor, humble, afflicted, meek

    1. poor, needy

    2. poor and weak

    3. poor, weak and afflicted

    4. humble, lowly, meek

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָנָו ʻânâv, aw-nawv'; or (by intermixture with H6041) עָנָיו ʻânâyv; from H6031; depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly):—humble, lowly, meek, poor. Compare H6041.
עָנָי (?; LagBN 48) noun masculine poor, afflicted, humble, meek; — עָנָו Numbers 12:3 (Kt; Qr עָנָיו is to ensure the ָ֯ according to Di Köii. 1. 76); elsewhere plural עֲנָוִים Isaiah 29:19 + 11 times + Kt עֲנָוִים Isaiah 32:7; Psalm 9:19 (Qr עֲנִיִּים); Qr עֲנָוִים Psalm 9:13; Psalm 10:12; Proverbs 3:34; Proverbs 14:21; Proverbs 16:19 (Kt עניים); construct עַנְוֵי Zephaniah 2:3 + 2 times, + Kt ענוי (Qr עֲנִיֵּי) Amos 8:4 (so Job 24:4 van d. H.; but עֲנִיֵּי Kt and Qr Baer Ginsb) — these forms shew confusion with עָנִי, which is perhaps only another form of עָנָו (otherwise Rahlfsop. cit. 62 f. Dr'Poor' in HastingsDB; עָנָו = humble, meek, עָנִי = passive humbled, afflicted); —
1. poor, needy, Proverbs 14:21 (Qr).
2. poor and weak. oppressed by rich and powerful Amos 2:7; Isaiah 29:19; Isaiah 32:7 (Kt); ענוי (ה)ארץ Psalm 76:10; Isaiah 11:4; Zephaniah 2:3; Amos 8:4 (Kt), Job 24:4.
3. poor, weak and afflicted Israel (usually rendered meek) Psalm 10:17; Psalm 22:27; Psalm 25:9 (twice in verse); Psalm 34:3; Psalm 37:11; Psalm 69:33 (עָנִי 3, also in all these Psalms), Psalm 147:6; Psalm 149:4; Isaiah 61:1 (|| נשׁברי לב, compare Isaiah 66:2 עָנִי 3), Psalm 9:19 (Kt) Psalm 9:13; Psalm 10:12 (Qr).
4. humble, lowly, meek Numbers 12:3 (Moses); Proverbs 3:34; Proverbs 16:19 (both Qr).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:3; 12:3


24:4; 24:4


9:13; 9:13; 9:19; 9:19; 10:12; 10:12; 10:17; 22:27; 25:9; 34:3; 37:11; 69:33; 76:10; 147:6; 149:4


3:34; 3:34; 14:21; 14:21; 16:19; 16:19


11:4; 29:19; 29:19; 32:7; 32:7; 61:1; 66:2


2:7; 8:4; 8:4


2:3; 2:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6035 matches the Hebrew עָנָו (ʿānāv),
which occurs 26 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:3 - (Now the man Moses was very humble H6035, more than any person who was on the face of the earth.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:4 - “They push the needy aside from the road;
The poor of the land have to hide themselves together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:12 - For He who [fn]requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the needy H6035.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:12 - Arise, LORD; God, lift up Your hand.
Do not forget the humble H6035.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:17 - LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble H6035;
You will strengthen their heart, You will make Your ear attentive
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The [fn]afflicted H6035 will eat and be satisfied;
Those who seek Him will praise the LORD.
May your heart live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:9 - He leads the [fn]humble H6035 in justice,
And He teaches the [fn]humble H6035 His way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:2 - My soul will make its boast in the LORD;
The humble H6035 will hear it and rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:11 - But the humble H6035 will inherit the land
And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:32 - The humble H6035 [fn]have seen it and are glad;
You who seek God, let your heart [fn]revive.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:9 - When God arose to judgment,
To save all the humble H6035 of the earth. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:6 - The LORD [fn]supports the afflicted H6035;
He brings the wicked down to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:4 - For the LORD takes pleasure in His people;
He will glorify the lowly H6035 with salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:34 - Though He scoffs at the scoffers,
Yet He gives grace to the needy H6035.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - One who despises his neighbor sins,
But one who is gracious to the [fn]poor H6035 is blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:19 - It is better to be humble in spirit with the needy
Than to divide the spoils with the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:4 - But with righteousness He will judge the poor,
And decide with fairness for the humble H6035 of the earth;
And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:19 - The afflicted H6035 also will increase their joy in the LORD,
And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:7 - As for a rogue, his weapons are evil;
He devises wicked schemes
To destroy the poor with [fn]slander,
Even though the needy one speaks [fn]what is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:1 - The Spirit of the Lord [fn]GOD is upon me,
Because the LORD anointed me
To bring good news to the humble H6035;
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
To proclaim [fn]release to captives
And [fn]freedom to prisoners;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:7 - “These who [fn]trample the head of the helpless to the dust of the earth
Also divert the way of the humble H6035;
And a man and his father [fn]resort to the same [fn]girl
So as to profane My holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:4 - Hear this, you who [fn]trample the needy, to put an end to the humble of the land,
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:3 - Seek the LORD,
All you humble H6035 of the [fn]earth
Who have practiced His [fn]ordinances;
Seek righteousness, seek humility.
Perhaps you will remain hidden
On the day of the LORD’S anger.

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