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'avah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   183  
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)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 27
been greedy 1, crave 1, craved 1, craves 1, craving 1, desire 8, desired 2, desires 5, desires* 1, had 1, had a craving 2, longed 1, longing 1, longs 1
 
NAS 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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .