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Lexicon :: Strong's H6040 - ʿŏnî

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1652e

Strong’s Definitions

עֳנִי ʻŏnîy, on-ee'; from H6031; depression, i.e. misery:—afflicted(-ion), trouble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H6040 in the following manner: affliction (32x), trouble (3x), afflicted (with H1121) (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H6040 in the following manner: affliction (32x), trouble (3x), afflicted (with H1121) (1x), variant (1x).
  1. affliction, poverty, misery

    1. affliction

    2. poverty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֳנִי ʻŏnîy, on-ee'; from H6031; depression, i.e. misery:—afflicted(-ion), trouble.
STRONGS H6040: Abbreviations
עֳנִי noun masculine affliction, poverty; — ע׳ Exodus 3:7 +; עֹ֑נִי Deuteronomy 16:3 +, ע֑וֺנִי Psalm 107:41, עוני 2 Samuel 16:12 (Kt, but read עָנְיִי; > Qr עֵינִי !); suffix עָנְיִי Genesis 31:42 +, עָנְיֵךְ Genesis 16:11, etc.; —
1. affliction, Job 36:15, 21; Psalm 44:25; Psalm 88:10; Psalm 107:41; Psalm 119:50; Psalm 119:92; Lamentations 1:3; Lamentations 3:19; ארץ ע׳ Genesis 41:52 (E); יְמֵי ע׳ Job 30:16, 27; Lamentations 1:7; כּוּר ע׳ Isaiah 48:10; חַבְלֵי ע׳ Job 36:8; אֲסִירֵי ע׳ Psalm 107:10; בְּנֵי ע׳ Proverbs 31:5; ראה ע׳ Genesis 31:42 (E), Exodus 3:7; Exodus 4:31 (J), Deuteronomy 26:7; 2 Kings 14:26; Nehemiah 9:9; Job 10:15; Psalm 9:14; Psalm 25:18; Psalm 31:8; Psalm 119:153; Lamentations 1:9; Lamentations 3:1, insert also before עַמִּי 1 Samuel 9:16b Greek Version of the LXX Th We Dr Kit Bu HPS; ראה בע׳ Genesis 29:32 (J), 1 Samuel 1:11; 2 Samuel 16:12 (see above); שׁמע ע׳ Genesis 16:11 (J); העלה מע׳ Exodus 3:17 (J); לחם עני Deuteronomy 16:3.
2. poverty, בְּעָנְיִי הכינותי זהב 1 Chronicles 22:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:11; 16:11; 29:32; 31:42; 31:42; 41:52


3:7; 3:7; 3:17; 4:31


16:3; 16:3; 26:7

1 Samuel

1:11; 9:16

2 Samuel

16:12; 16:12

2 Kings


1 Chronicles





10:15; 30:16; 30:27; 36:8; 36:15; 36:21


9:14; 25:18; 31:8; 44:25; 88:10; 107:10; 107:41; 107:41; 119:50; 119:92; 119:153






1:3; 1:7; 1:9; 3:1; 3:19


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6040 matches the Hebrew עֳנִי (ʿŏnî),
which occurs 36 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - The angel of the LORD said to her, "Behold, you are with child, and will bear a son. You shall call his name Yishma'el, because the LORD has heard your affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - Le'ah conceived, and bore a son, and she named him Re'uven. For she said, "Because the LORD has looked at my affliction. For now my husband will love me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - Unless the God of my father, the God of Avraham, and the fear of Yitzchak, had been with me, surely now you would have sent me away empty. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, and rebuked you last night."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:52 - The name of the second, he called Efrayim: "For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:7 - The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Mitzrayim, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:17 - and I have said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Mitzrayim to the land of the Kana`ani, the Hittite, the Amori, the Perizzi, the Hivvi, and the Yevusi, to a land flowing with milk and honey."'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - The people believed, and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Yisra'el, and that he had seen their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:3 - You shall eat no leavened bread with it; seven days shall you eat matzah therewith, even the bread of affliction; for you came forth out of the land of Mitzrayim in haste: that you may remember the day when you came forth out of the land of Mitzrayim all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:7 - and we cried to the LORD, the God of our fathers, and the LORD heard our voice, and saw our affliction, and our toil, and our oppression;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - She vowed a vow, and said, the LORD of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your handmaid, and remember me, and not forget your handmaid, but will give to your handmaid a man-child, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come on his head.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:26 - For the LORD saw the affliction of Yisra'el, that it was very bitter; for there was none shut up nor left at large, neither was there any helper for Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:14 - Now, behold, in my affliction I have prepared for the house of the LORD one hundred thousand talents of gold, and one thousand thousand talents of silver, and of brass and iron without weight; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and you may add thereto.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:9 - You saw the affliction of our fathers in Mitzrayim, and heard their cry by the Sea of Suf,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:15 - If I am wicked, woe to me. If I am righteous, I still shall not lift up my head, Being filled with disgrace, And conscious of my affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:16 - "Now my soul is poured out within me. Days of affliction have taken hold on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:27 - My heart is troubled, and doesn't rest. Days of affliction have come on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:8 - If they are bound in fetters, And are taken in the cords of afflictions,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:15 - He delivers the afflicted by their affliction, And opens their ear in oppression.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:21 - Take heed, don't regard iniquity; For this you have chosen rather than affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:13 - Have mercy on me, LORD. See my affliction by those who hate me, And lift me up from the gates of death;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:18 - Consider my affliction and my travail. Forgive all my sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:7 - I will be glad and rejoice in your lovingkindness, For you have seen my affliction. You have known my soul in adversities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 - Why do you hide your face, And forget our affliction and our oppression?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:9 - My eyes are dim from grief. I have called on you daily, LORD. I have spread out my hands to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 - Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Being bound in affliction and iron,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:41 - Yet he lifts the needy out of their affliction, And increases their families like a flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:50 - This is my comfort in my affliction, For your word has revived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:92 - Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:153 - RESH Consider my affliction, and deliver me, For I don't forget your law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 - Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:10 - Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:3 - Yehudah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude; She dwells among the nations, she finds no rest: All her persecutors overtook her within the straits.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:7 - Yerushalayim remembers in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that were from the days of old: When her people fell into the hand of the adversary, and none did help her, The adversaries saw her, they did mock at her desolations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 - Her filthiness was in her skirts; she didn't remember her latter end; Therefore is she come down wonderfully; she has no comforter: See, LORD, my affliction; for the enemy has magnified himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:1 - I am the man that has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:19 - Remember my affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
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