Tohuw

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 8414 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
whtfrom an unused root meaning to lie waste
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TohuwTWOT - 2494a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
to'-hoo Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
    1. formlessness (of primeval earth)
      1. nothingness, empty space
    2. that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)
    3. wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
    4. place of chaos
    5. vanity
NAS Word Usage - Total: 20
chaos 1, confusion 1, desolation 1, emptiness 1, empty space 1, formless 2, futile 2, futile things 1, meaningless 2, meaningless arguments 1, nothing 2, waste 3, waste place 2
NAS Verse Count
Genesis1
Deuteronomy1
1 Samuel1
Job3
Psalms1
Isaiah11
Jeremiah1


Total19
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 Tohuw". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .