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Lexicon :: Strong's H922 - bôû

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בֹּהוּ
Transliteration
bôû
Pronunciation
bo'-hoo
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (meaning to be empty)
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TWOT Reference: 205a

Strong’s Definitions

בֹּהוּ bôhûw, bo'-hoo; from an unused root (meaning to be empty); a vacuity, i.e. (superficially) an undistinguishable ruin:—emptiness, void.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H922 in the following manner: void (2x), emptiness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H922 in the following manner: void (2x), emptiness (1x).
  1. emptiness, void, waste

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֹּהוּ bôhûw, bo'-hoo; from an unused root (meaning to be empty); a vacuity, i.e. (superficially) an undistinguishable ruin:—emptiness, void.
STRONGS H922:
בֹּ֫הוּ noun [masculine] emptiness (on form see Ges§ 84a, 1 b Sta§ 95, 198 a, on usage compare LagOr. ii. 60 f.) always with תֹּהוּ which see; — תֹּהוּ וָבֹהוּ Genesis 1:2 of primeval earth; Jeremiah 4:23 of earth under judgment of י׳; קַֽו־תֹהוּ בֹהוּ וְאַבְנֵי Isaiah 34:11, the line of wasteness and the stones of emptiness, i.e. plummets, employed, not as usual for building, but for destroying walls; compare Di & see below אבן 6.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:2

Isaiah

34:11

Jeremiah

4:23

H922

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H922 matches the Hebrew בֹּהוּ (bôû),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:2 - And the earth was a [fn]formless and desolate H922 emptiness H922, and darkness was over the [fn]surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the [fn]surface of the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:11 - But [fn]pelican and hedgehog will possess it,
And [fn]owl and raven will dwell in it;
And He will stretch over it the line of [fn]desolation
And the [fn]plumb line of emptiness H922.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:23 - I looked at the earth, and behold, it was a [fn]formless and desolate H922 emptiness H922;
And to the heavens, and they had no light.

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