Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5889: `ayeph (pronounced aw-yafe')

from 5888; languid:--faint, thirsty, weary.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) faint, exhausted, weary

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: from H5888


This word is used 17 times:

Genesis 25:29: "from the field, and he was faint:"
Genesis 25:30: "red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called"
Deuteronomy 25:18: "that were feeble behind thee, when thou wast faint and weary; and he feared not God."
Judges 8:4: "men that were with him, faint, yet pursuing"
Judges 8:5: "follow me; for they be faint, and I am pursuing after Zebah"
2 Samuel 16:14: "that were with him, came weary, and refreshed themselves there."
2 Samuel 17:29: "they said, The people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness."
Job 22:7: "Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withheld bread from the hungry."
Psalms 63:1: "for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water"
Psalms 143:6: "my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah."
Proverbs 25:25: "As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country."
Isaiah 5:27: "None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep;"
Isaiah 28:12: "he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would"
Isaiah 29:8: "he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul hath appetite: so shall the multitude"
Isaiah 32:2: "as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land."
Isaiah 46:1: "your carriages were heavy laden; they are a burden to the weary"
Jeremiah 31:25: "For I have satiated the weary soul, and I have replenished every sorrowful soul."

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