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'ow

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   176  
Original WordWord Origin
wapresumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of 'av {av}; short for (185)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'owTWOT - 36
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
o   
 Definition
  1. or, rather
    1. implying that the latter choice is preferred
    2. or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle
    3. (in series) either...or, whether...or
    4. if perchance
    5. except, or else
  2. whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 310
also 1, either 1, if 2, if* 1, nor 1, or 294, otherwise 1, say 1, whether 8
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis6
Exodus25
Leviticus71
Numbers30
Deuteronomy24
Joshua1
Judges4
1 Samuel9
2 Samuel4
1 Kings3
2 Kings4
2 Chronicles1
Job12
Proverbs1
Ecclesiastes2
Solomon5
Isaiah4
Jeremiah2
Ezekiel4
Amos1
Malachi2


Total215
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 'ow". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .