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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 further,

“Behold, you are pregnant,

And you will give birth to a son;

And you shall name him [fn]Ishmael,

Because the LORD has heard your affliction H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - Leah conceived and gave birth to a son, and named him [fn]Reuben, for she said, “Because the LORD has [fn]seen my affliction H6040; surely now my husband will love me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - “If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the fear of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction H6040 and the labor of my hands, so He rendered judgment last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:52 - And he named the second [fn]Ephraim; “For,” he said, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction H6040.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:7 -

And the LORD said, “I have certainly seen the oppression H6040 of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their outcry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:17 - “So I said, I will bring you up out of the oppression H6040 of Egypt to the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, to a land flowing with milk and honey.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - So the people believed; and when they heard that the LORD [fn]was concerned about the sons of Israel and that He had seen their affliction H6040, they bowed low and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:3 - “You shall not eat leavened bread with it; for seven days you shall eat unleavened bread with it, the bread of affliction H6040 (for you came out of the land of Egypt in a hurry), so that you will remember the day when you came out of the land of Egypt all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:7 - ‘Then we cried out to the LORD, the God of our fathers, and the LORD heard our voice and saw our wretched H6040 condition H6040, our trouble, and our oppression;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - And she made a vow and said, “LORD of armies, if You will indeed look on the affliction H6040 of Your bond-servant and remember me, and not forget Your bond-servant, but will give Your bond-servant a [fn]son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and a razor shall never come on his head.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:26 - For the LORD saw the misery H6040 of Israel, which was very bitter; for there was neither [fn]bond nor free spared, nor was there any helper for Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:14 - “Now behold, [fn]with great H6040 pains H6040 I have prepared for the house of the LORD a hundred thousand [fn]talents of gold and a million talents of silver, and bronze and iron beyond measure, for [fn]they are in great quantity; I have also prepared timber and stone, and you may add to that.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:9 -

“You saw the affliction H6040 of our fathers in Egypt,

And heard their cry by the [fn]Red Sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:15 -

‘If I am wicked, woe to me!

But if I am righteous, I dare not lift up my head.

I am full of shame, and [fn]conscious of my misery H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:16 -

“And now my soul is poured out [fn]within me;

Days of misery H6040 have seized me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:27 -

[fn]I am seething within and cannot rest;

Days of misery H6040 confront me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:8 -

“And if they are bound in shackles,

And are caught in the snares of misery H6040,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:15 -

“He rescues the afflicted in [fn]their misery H6040,

And opens their ears in time of oppression.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:21 -

“Be careful, do not turn to evil,

For you preferred this to misery H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:13 -

Be gracious to me, LORD;

See my oppression H6040 from those who hate me,

You who lift me up from the gates of death,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:18 -

Look at my misery H6040 and my trouble,

And forgive all my sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:7 -

I will rejoice and be glad in Your faithfulness,

Because You have seen my misery H6040;

You have known the troubles of my soul,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 -

Why do You hide Your face

And forget our affliction H6040 and oppression?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:9 -

My eye grows dim from misery H6040;

I have called upon You every day, LORD;

I have spread out my [fn]hands to You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 -

There were those who lived in darkness and in [fn]the shadow of death,

Prisoners in misery H6040 and [fn]chains,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:41 -

But He sets the needy [fn]securely on high, away from affliction H6040,

And makes his families like a flock.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:50 -

This is my comfort in my misery H6040,

That Your word has [fn]revived me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:92 -

If Your Law had not been my delight,

Then I would have perished in my misery H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:153 -


Look at my affliction H6040 and rescue me,

For I have not forgotten Your Law.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 -

Otherwise they will drink and forget what is decreed,

And pervert the [fn]rights of all the [fn]needy H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:10 -

“Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver;

I have tested you in the furnace of affliction H6040.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:3 -

Judah has gone into exile out of affliction H6040

And [fn]harsh servitude;

She lives among the nations,

But she has not found a resting place;

All those who pursued her have overtaken her

In the midst of [fn]distress.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:7 -

In the days of her affliction H6040 and homelessness

Jerusalem remembers all her treasures

That were hers since the days of old,

When her people fell into the hand of the adversary

And no one helped her.

The adversaries saw her,

They laughed at her [fn]ruin.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 -

Her uncleanness was in her garment’s seams;

She [fn]did not think of her future.

So she has [fn]fallen in an astonishing way;

She has no comforter.

“See, LORD, my affliction H6040,

For the enemy has [fn]honored himself!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:1 -

I am the man who has seen misery H6040

Because of the rod of His wrath.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:19 -

Remember my misery H6040 and my homelessness, the wormwood and [fn]bitterness.

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