22 occurrences

'Lament' in the Bible

And he commanded to teach it, [the lament of] the bow, to the Israelites. Behold, it is written in the Book of Jashar:

Jeremiah gave a lament for Josiah, and all the singing men and women have spoken of Josiah in their laments to this day. They made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are written in the Laments.

And [Jerusalem's] gates shall lament and mourn [as those who wail for the dead]; and she, being ruined and desolate, shall sit upon the ground.

The fishermen will lament, and all who cast a hook into the Nile will mourn; and they who spread nets upon the waters will languish.

For this, gird yourselves with sackcloth, lament and wail, for the fierce anger of the Lord has not turned back from us.

For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing and for the pastures of the wilderness a lament, because they are burned up and desolated, so that no one passes through [them]; neither can men hear [any longer] the lowing of cattle. Both the fowls of the air and the beasts have fled, they are gone!

Yet hear the word of the Lord, O you women, and let your ears receive the word of His mouth; teach your daughters a lament, and each one [teach] her neighbor a dirge.

For thus says the Lord: Enter not into the house of mourning, nor go to lament or bemoan [the dead], for I have taken away My peace from this people, says the Lord, even My steadfast love and loving-kindness and tender mercy.

Both the great and the small shall die in this land. They shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them or cut themselves or make themselves bald for them.

Therefore thus says the Lord concerning Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: [Relatives] shall not lament for him, saying, Ah, my brother! or, Ah, sister, [how great our loss! Subjects] shall not lament for him saying, Ah, lord! or Ah, his majesty! or Ah, [how great was] his glory!

But you shall die in peace. And as with the burnings of [spices and perfumes on wood that were granted as suitable for and in honor of] your fathers, the former kings who were before you, so shall a burning be made for you; and [people] shall lament for you, saying, Alas, lord! For I have spoken the word, says the Lord.

Wail, O Heshbon [in Moab, just south of Ammon], for Ai [in Ammon] is laid waste! Cry out, you daughter [villages] of Rabbah! Gird yourselves with sackcloth, lament, and run to and fro inside the [sheepfold] enclosures; for Milcom [the god-king] shall go into exile, together with his priests and his princes.

The Lord purposed to lay in ruins the [city] wall of the Daughter of Zion. He marked it off by measuring line; He restrained not His hand from destroying. He made rampart and wall lament; they languished together.

And in their wailing they take up a lamentation for you and lament over you, saying, Who was ever like Tyre, the destroyed (the annihilated), [who has become so still] in the heart of the sea?

This is the lamentation with which they shall intone or chant the lament for her; the daughters of the nations shall chant their lament with it; over Egypt and over all her multitude, her tumult, and her wealth in every sphere shall they chant it, says the Lord God.

Gird yourselves and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar; come, lie all night in sackcloth, you ministers of my [Joel's] God, for the cereal or meal offering and the drink offering are withheld from the house of your God.

Therefore I [Micah] will lament and wail; I will go stripped and [virtually] naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches.

Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn and beat their breasts and lament in anguish, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory [in brilliancy and splendor].

Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you.

Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth shall gaze upon Him and beat their breasts and mourn and lament over Him. Even so [must it be]. Amen (so be it).

And the rulers and leaders of the earth who joined her in her immorality (idolatry) and luxuriated with her will weep and beat their breasts and lament over her when they see the smoke of her conflagration.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀποτίθημι 
Apotithemi 
Usage: 8

ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
lay on , lay , put , lay upon , put on , put upon , set , not tr ,
Usage: 34

κρατέω 
Krateo 
hold , take , lay hold on , hold fast , take by , lay hold upon , lay hand on ,
Usage: 33

ὕστερον 
Husteron 
afterward , last , at the last , last of all
Usage: 7

יבּשׂה 
Yabbashah 
Usage: 14

כּבשׂה כּבשׂה 
Kibsah 
Usage: 8

לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

מלקושׁ 
Malqowsh 
Usage: 8

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

צחק 
Ts@choq 
Usage: 2

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

שׂי שׂה 
Seh 
Usage: 47

ἀνομία 
Anomia 
Usage: 10

ἀρνίον 
Arnion 
Lamb i.e. Christ , lamb
Usage: 29

ἔγκλημα 
Egklema 
Usage: 2

ἐπιβάλλω 
Epiballo 
Usage: 13

ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

ἐπίκειμαι 
Epikeimai 
press upon , be instant , lie , be laid thereon , lie on , be laid upon , be imposed on
Usage: 7

ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take , take by , catch , take on , lay hold on , take hold of , lay hold upon
Usage: 19

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie , be laid , be set , be appointed , be , be made , laid up , there
Usage: 23

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

Λάζαρος 
Lazaros 
Usage: 8

νομοδιδάσκαλος 
Nomodidaskalos 
doctor of the law , teacher of the law
Usage: 3

ξηρός 
Xeros 
Usage: 5

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

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אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

אזרח 
'ezrach 
Usage: 17

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

אחרן אחרין 
'acharown 
Usage: 50

אחרן אחרין 
'ochoreyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

אחרית 
'achariyth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 1

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

אמּר 
'immar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 2

אניּה 
'aniyah 
Usage: 4

אצר 
'atsar 
Usage: 5

ארב 
'arab 
lay in wait , liers in wait , ambush
Usage: 42

ארמית 
'Aramiyth 
Usage: 5

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אשׁנב 
'eshnab 
Usage: 2

אתמוּל אתמול אתמול 
'ethmowl 
Usage: 8

בּאר לחי ראי 
B@'er la-Chay Ro'iy 
Usage: 3

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

בּלי 
B@liy 
not, without, un..., lack of, so that no, corruption
Usage: 56

גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

גּבלה גּבוּלה 
G@buwlah 
Usage: 10

גּברת 
G@bereth 
Usage: 9

דּוי 
D@vay 
Usage: 2

דּוּכּיפת 
Duwkiyphath 
Usage: 2

דּת 
Dath 
Usage: 22

דּת 
Dath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

זוּל 
Zuwl 
Usage: 1

חוק חק חיק 
Cheyq 
Usage: 38

חלה 
Chalah 
Usage: 76

חם 
Cham 
father in law
Usage: 4

חמת חמות 
Chamowth 
mother in law
Usage: 11

חסן 
Chacan 
laid up
Usage: 1

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

חצן 
Chotsen 
Usage: 2

חק 
Choq 
Usage: 127

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חרבה 
Charabah 
Usage: 8

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 28

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 25

טלא 
T@la' 
Usage: 1

טלה 
Taleh 
Usage: 2

טמן 
Taman 
Usage: 31

טען 
Ta`an 
Usage: 1

יבמת 
Y@bemeth 
Usage: 5

יגיע 
Y@giya` 
Usage: 16

יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 26

יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 1

יגע 
Yagea` 
Usage: 3

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

יהוּדית 
Y@huwdiyth 
Usage: 6

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

יסד 
Yacad 
Usage: 43

יצע 
Yatsa` 
spread , make my bed , lay
Usage: 4

יקשׁ 
Yaqosh 
Usage: 9

ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

כּבשׂ 
Kebes 
Usage: 107

כּידון 
Kiydown 
Usage: 9

כּיּר כּיּור 
Kiyowr 
Usage: 23

כּלּה 
Kallah 
Usage: 34

כּמס 
Kamac 
laid up in store
Usage: 1

כּר 
Kar 
Usage: 16

כּשׂב 
Keseb 
Usage: 13