'avah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 0183 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hwaa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'avahTWOT - 40
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-vaw' Verb
Definition
  1. desire, incline, covet, wait longingly, wish, sigh, want, be greedy, prefer
    1. (Piel) to desire, crave (food and drink)
    2. (Hithpael) to desire, long for, lust after (of bodily appetites)
King James Word Usage - Total: 26
desire 17, lust 4, longed 3, covet 2
KJV Verse Count
Numbers2
Deuteronomy3
1 Samuel1
2 Samuel2
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
Job1
Psalms4
Proverbs6
Ecclesiastes1
Isaiah1
Jeremiah1
Amos1
Micah1


Total26
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'avah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .