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H8414 - Strong's Master Concordance

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תֹּהוּ (tôhûwto'-hoonoun|masculineformlessness)
[Heb] תֹּהוּ ETCBC: תֹּהוּ‎ (subs|emptiness) OSHL: w.ag.ab TWOT: 2494a GK: H9332 Greek: ἄδικος, ἀόρατος, δίψος, ἔρημος, κενός, μάταιος
Derivation: from an unused root meaning to lie waste;
Strong's: a desolation (of surface), i.e. desert; figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain
KJV: confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

Lexicon of Extended Strongs for Greek and Hebrew

תֹּ֫הוּ [H:N-M] formlessness

1) formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
1a) formlessness (of primeval earth)
1a1) nothingness, empty space
1b) that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)
1c) wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
1d) place of chaos
1e) vanity

Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures

Gesenius: תֹּהוּ (H8414 in 14 WLC links below)

(for תֹּהֶו a segolate and penacute form, subst.-

(1) wasteness, concr. that which is wasted, laid waste, Gen 1:2 Job 26:7 hence-(a) a desert, Deu 32:10 Job 6:18 Job 12:24 .-(b) destruction, Isa 24:10, קִרְיַת תֹּהוּ “a desolated city;” 34:11 .

(2) emptiness, vanity, and concr. something vain (syn. הֶבֶל), Isa 41:29 Isa 44:9 Isa 49:4 Isa 59:4 1Sa 12:21 nothing, i.q. אַיִן Isa 40:17, 23 Isa 40:23.

(3) לְתֹהוּ Isa 49:4 and acc. תֹּהוּ adv. in vain, Isa 45:19.

Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries

תּהוּ

tôhû

to'-hoo

From an unused root meaning to lie waste; a desolation (of surface), that is, desert; figuratively a worthless thing; adverbially in vain: - confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

LXX related word(s)

G94 adikos

G517 aoratos

G1373 dipsos

G2048 eremos

G2756 kenos

G3152 mataios

Gematria Dictionary

desolation

411

[H477, H863, H2887, H2888, H4882, H6021, H6221, H8017, H8092, H8427, H8428, H8429]

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions, Thayer's Greek Definitions and Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries Combined

Original: תּהוּ

Transliteration: tôhû

Phonetic: to'-hoo

BDB Definition:

  1. formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
    1. formlessness (of primeval earth)
      1. nothingness, empty space
    2. that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (figuratively)
    3. wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
    4. place of chaos
    5. vanity

Origin: from an unused root meaning to lie waste

TWOT entry: 2494a

Part(s) of speech: Noun Masculine

Strong's Definition: From an unused root meaning to lie waste ; a desolation (of surface), that is, desert ; figuratively a worthless thing; adverbially in vain: - confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

Total KJV Occurrences: 20

without form (1)
Gen 1:2

and in the waste (1)
Deu 32:10

vain (1)
1Sa 12:21

for they are vain (1)
1Sa 12:21

to nothing (1)
Job 6:18

in a wilderness (1)
Job 12:24

over the empty place (1)
Job 26:7

in the wilderness (1)
Psa 107:40

of confusion (2)
Isa 24:10; Isa 34:11

for a thing of nought (1)
Isa 29:21

and vanity (1)
Isa 40:17

as vanity (1)
Isa 40:23

and confusion (1)
Isa 41:29

are all of them vanity (1)
Isa 44:9

it not in vain (1)
Isa 45:18

ye me in vain (1)
Isa 45:19

for nought (1)
Isa 49:4

in vanity (1)
Isa 59:4

and lo it was without form (1)
Jer 4:23

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