15 occurrences

'Sigh' in the Bible

When the [uncompromisingly] righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked man rules, the people groan and sigh.

Moab therefore shall wail for Moab; everyone shall wail. For the ruins, flagons of wine, and the raisin cakes of Kir-hareseth you shall sigh and mourn, utterly stricken and discouraged.

The new wine mourns, the vine languishes; all the merrymakers sigh.

The roads to Zion mourn, because no one comes to the solemn assembly or the appointed feasts. All her gates are desolate, her priests sigh and groan, her maidens are grieved and vexed, and she herself is in bitterness.

All her people groan and sigh, seeking for bread; they have given their desirable and precious things [in exchange] for food to revive their strength and bring back life. See, O Lord, and consider how wretched and lightly esteemed, how vile and abominable, I have become!

[My foes] have heard that I [Jerusalem] sigh and groan, that I have no comforter [in You]. All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad [O Lord] that You have done it. You will bring the day [of Judah's punishment] that you have foretold and proclaimed; [it involves also my foes' punishment] and they will become like me.

Why does a living man sigh [one who is still in this life's school of discipline]? [And why does] a man complain for the punishment of his sins?

And the Lord said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed in the midst of it.

Sigh therefore, son of man! With breaking heart and with bitterness shall you sigh before their eyes.

And it shall be that when they say to you, Why do you sigh? that you shall answer, Because of the tidings. When it comes, every heart will melt and all hands will be feeble, and every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it shall be fulfilled, says the Lord God.

Sigh and groan, but not aloud [be silent]; make no mourning for the dead; bind your turban upon your head and put your shoes on your feet, and do not cover your beard or eat the bread of mourners [furnished by others].

And your turbans shall be upon your heads and your shoes upon your feet; you shall not mourn or weep, but you shall pine away for your iniquities (your guilt) and sigh and groan to one another.

Here indeed, in this [present abode, body], we sigh and groan inwardly, because we yearn to be clothed over [we yearn to put on our celestial body like a garment, to be fitted out] with our heavenly dwelling,

For while we are still in this tent, we groan under the burden and sigh deeply (weighed down, depressed, oppressed) -- "not that we want to put off the body (the clothing of the spirit), but rather that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal (our dying body) may be swallowed up by life [ after the resurrection].

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before , in sight , of , against , in the sight of , in the presence of , at
Usage: 27

ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before , in the sight of , in the presence of , in sight , in presence , to , not tr
Usage: 78

κατενώπιον 
Katenopion 
before , in sight of , in sight , before the presence of
Usage: 5

אנח 
'anach 
Usage: 13

אנחה 
'anachah 
Usage: 11

אנקה 
'anaqah 
Usage: 4

חזות 
Chazowth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

ἀναβλέπω 
Anablepo 
Usage: 21

ἀνάβλεψις 
Anablepsis 
Usage: 0

ἀναστενάζω 
Anastenazo 
Usage: 1

ἄφαντος 
Aphantos 
Usage: 1

εἶδος 
Eidos 
Usage: 5

ἐναντίον 
Enantion 
before , in the sight of
Usage: 5

θεωρία 
theoria 
Usage: 1

ὅραμα 
Horama 
Usage: 10

ὅρασις 
Horasis 
Usage: 4

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

στενάζω 
Stenazo 
groan , sigh , with grief , grudge
Usage: 6

φαντάζω 
Phantazo 
Usage: 1

φόβητρον 
Phobetron 
Usage: 0