Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1897: hagah (pronounced daw-gaw')

a primitive root (compare 1901); to murmur (in pleasure or anger); by implication, to ponder:--imagine, meditate, mourn, mutter, roar, X sore, speak, study, talk, utter.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to moan, growl, utter, muse, mutter, meditate, devise, plot, speak

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to roar, growl, groan

1a2) to utter, speak

1a3) to meditate, devise, muse, imagine

1b) (Poal) to utter

1c) (Hiphil) to mutter

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root [compare H1901]


This word is used 25 times:

Joshua 1:8: "shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that"
Job 27:4: "wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit."
Psalms 1:2: "his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate and night."
Psalms 2:1: "do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?"
Psalms 35:28: "And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day"
Psalms 37:30: "The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh"
Psalms 38:12: "my hurt speak and imagine deceits all the day"
Psalms 63:6: "I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches."
Psalms 71:24: "My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day they are confounded,"
Psalms 77:12: " I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings."
Psalms 115:7: "have they, but they walk not: speak they through their throat."
Psalms 143:5: "I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works;"
Proverbs 8:7: "For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination"
Proverbs 15:28: "The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked evil things."
Proverbs 24:2: "For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk"
Isaiah 8:19: "wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto"
Isaiah 16:7: "shall howl: of Kir-hareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken."
Isaiah 31:4: "me, Like as and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude"
Isaiah 33:18: "Thine heart shall meditate terror. Where is the scribe? where where"
Isaiah 38:14: "or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: fail with looking upward:"
Isaiah 59:3: "have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness."
Isaiah 59:11: "We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look"
Isaiah 59:11: "We roar all like bears, and mourn and mourn sore like doves: we look"
Isaiah 59:13: "oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words"
Jeremiah 48:31: "Moab, and I will cry out for all mine heart shall mourn for the men of Kir-heres."

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