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Strong's Hebrew
8414. tohu -- formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
... tohu. 8415 . formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness. Transliteration: tohu
Phonetic Spelling: (to'-hoo) Short Definition: waste. ... tohu. 8415 . ...
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8459. Tochu -- an ancestor of Samuel
... 8458, 8459. Tochu. 8460 . an ancestor of Samuel. Transliteration: Tochu
Phonetic Spelling: (to'-khoo) Short Definition: Tohu. Word ...
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8460. techoth -- under
... Tohu. (Aramaic) or tchoth (Aramaic) {tekh-oth'}; corresponding to tachath; beneath --
under. see HEBREW tachath. 8459, 8460. techoth. 8461 . Strong's Numbers
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The Seventh (And Last) vision "On Earth"
... We know, also that God did not originally create the world as it is described in
Genesis 1:2. It is there described as (...) tohu) (... vabohu) ie, empty ...
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Rom. xvi. 5
... And he does not say, who taught much, but "who bestowed much labor," because along
with teaching (tohu logou) she performs other ministries besides, those in ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxi rom xvi 5.htm

The Call of Matthew - the Saviour's Welcome to Sinners - Rabbinic ...
... Thus Tohu ({hebrew}) means repentance in the sense of regret; Charatah, perhaps,
more in that of a change of mind; while Teyubha or Teshubhah is the return of ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xvii the call of.htm

Mosaic Cosmogony.
... occasioned by God's wrath, and perhaps the words empty and waste' would convey to
us at present something more nearly approaching the meaning of tohu va-bohu ...
/.../temple/essays and reviews the education of the world/mosaic cosmogony.htm

Appendix v. Rabbinic Theology and Literature
... Three: Water from beneath (wind), He designed and hewed in them tohu vavohu, slime
and dung - designed them like a bed (a garden bed), hewed them like a wall ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/appendix v rabbinic theology and.htm

The Withering Work of the Spirit
... build. The earth was, as the Hebrew puts it, Tohu and Bohu, disorder and
confusion"in a word, chaos. So it is in the new creation. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/the withering work of the.htm

Natural Science and Theological Science.
... [294] Besides in Genesis 1:2, the expression (tohu bohu) recurs in Jeremiah 4:23
and Isaiah 34:11,--both times with clear reference to the earlier place. ...
/.../burgon/inspiration and interpretation/sermon ii natural science and.htm

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

that lives; that declares

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(lowly), an ancestor of Samuel the prophet, perhaps the same as TOAH. (1 Samuel 1:1) comp. 1Chr 6:34

Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of Samuel's ancestors (1 Samuel 1:1).
Tohu (1 Occurrence)
... One of Samuel's ancestors (1 Samuel 1:1). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TOHU.
to'-hu. See NAHATH. Multi-Version Concordance Tohu (1 Occurrence). ...
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Confusion (71 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CITY OF CONFUSION. kon-fu'-zhun (qiryath-tohu):
A name applied to Jerusalem (Isaiah 24:10 the King James Version). CONFUSION. ...
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Zuph (3 Occurrences)
... But Budde and Wellhausen take it to be an adjective, and so read tsuphi, in 1 Samuel
1:1 b: "Tohu a Zuphite, an Ephraimite." It should probably be read also in ...
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Desert (322 Occurrences)
... dez'-ert midhbar, chorbah, yeshimon, `arabhah, tsiyah, tohu; eremos, eremia: Midhbar,
the commonest word for "desert," more often rendered "wilderness," is ...
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Elihu (11 Occurrences)
... 37). (2.) The son of Tohu, and grandfather of Elkanah (1 Samuel 1:1). He
is called also Eliel (1 Chronicles 6:34) and Eliab (6:27). ...
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Zophim (2 Occurrences)
... was a certain man of Ramathaim Zophim, of the hill country of Ephraim, and his name
was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son ...
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Zuphite (1 Occurrence)
... was a certain man of Ramathaim, a Zuphite of the hill-country of Ephraim, named
Elkanah; he was the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son ...
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Nothing (769 Occurrences)
... end," "cessation" (Isaiah 34:12); bilti, "without," "save," "not" (Isaiah 44:10
Amos 3:4); 'ayin, "there is not" (Isaiah 41:24); once, tohu, "emptiness" (Job 6 ...
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Nahath (5 Occurrences)
... (2) A descendant of Levi and ancestor of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:26); also called
"Toah" (1 Chronicles 6:34) and "Tohu" (1 Samuel 1:1). (3) A Levite who, in the ...
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Nought (104 Occurrences)
... is the translation of chinnam, "gratis" (Genesis 29:15), and of various other words
occurring once only, eg 'awen, "vanity" (Amos 5:5); tohu, "vacancy," "ruin ...
/n/nought.htm - 38k

Bible Concordance
Tohu (1 Occurrence)

1 Samuel 1:1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim Zophim, of the hill country of Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite:



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Confusion (71 Occurrences)

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Nothing (769 Occurrences)

Nahath (5 Occurrences)

Nought (104 Occurrences)

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Wilderness (304 Occurrences)

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Form (153 Occurrences)

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