Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5999: `amal (pronounced aw-mawl')

from 5998; toil, i.e. wearing effort; hence, worry, wheth. of body or mind:--grievance(-vousness), iniquity, labour, mischief, miserable(-sery), pain(-ful), perverseness, sorrow, toil, travail, trouble, wearisome, wickedness.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) toil, trouble, labour

1a) trouble

1b) trouble, mischief

1c) toil, labour

Part of Speech: noun masculine or feminine

Relation: from H5998


This word is used 55 times:

Genesis 41:51: "said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house."
Numbers 23:21: "in Jacob, neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel: the LORD his God is with"
Deuteronomy 26:7: "and looked on our affliction, and our labor, and our oppression:"
Judges 10:16: "the LORD: and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel."
Job 3:10: "it shut not up the doors of my mother's womb, nor hid sorrow from mine eyes."
Job 4:8: "they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap"
Job 5:6: "cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;"
Job 5:7: "Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward."
Job 7:3: "am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed"
Job 11:16: "Because thou shalt forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away:"
Job 15:35: "They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit."
Job 16:2: "I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all."
Psalms 7:14: "he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood."
Psalms 7:16: " His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate."
Psalms 10:7: "and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity."
Psalms 10:14: "it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor"
Psalms 25:18: "Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins."
Psalms 55:10: "it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst"
Psalms 73:5: "They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men."
Psalms 73:16: "to know this, it was too painful for"
Psalms 90:10: "by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon"
Psalms 94:20: "of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?"
Psalms 105:44: "them the lands of the heathen: and they inherited the labor of the people;"
Psalms 107:12: "Therefore he brought down their heart with labor; they fell down, and there was none to help."
Psalms 140:9: "As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover"
Proverbs 24:2: "destruction, and their lips talk of mischief."
Proverbs 31:7: "and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more."
Ecclesiastes 1:3: "profit hath a man of all his labor which he taketh under the sun?"
Ecclesiastes 2:10: "joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labor: and this"
Ecclesiastes 2:10: "in all my labor: and this was my portion of all my labor."
Ecclesiastes 2:11: "on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labor that I had labored"
Ecclesiastes 2:18: "hated all my labor which I had taken under"
Ecclesiastes 2:19: "a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labor wherein I have labored, and wherein I have showed myself wise"
Ecclesiastes 2:20: "to despair of all the labor which I took under the sun."
Ecclesiastes 2:21: "For there is a man whose labor is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity;"
Ecclesiastes 2:22: "hath man of all his labor, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he"
Ecclesiastes 2:24: "than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul good in his labor. This"
Ecclesiastes 3:13: "that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it"
Ecclesiastes 4:4: "considered all travail, and every right work, that"
Ecclesiastes 4:6: "is a handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation"
Ecclesiastes 4:8: "yet is there no end of all his labor; neither is his eye satisfied with riches;"
Ecclesiastes 4:9: "they have a good reward for their labor."
Ecclesiastes 5:15: "to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labor, which he may carry way"
Ecclesiastes 5:18: "and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he taketh under the sun"
Ecclesiastes 5:19: "his portion, and to rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God."
Ecclesiastes 6:7: "All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled."
Ecclesiastes 8:15: "and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labor the days of his life, which"
Ecclesiastes 9:9: "for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labor which thou takest"
Ecclesiastes 10:15: " The labor of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to"
Isaiah 10:1: "unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;"

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