ouai: alas! woe! (an expression of grief or denunciation)Original Word: οὐαί
Part of Speech: Interjection, Noun, Indeclinable, Other Type
Phonetic Spelling: (oo-ah'-ee)
Short Definition: woe!, alas!
Definition: woe!, alas!, uttered in grief or denunciation.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. interj.
alas! woe! (an expression of grief or denunciation)
woe (46), woes (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3759: οὐαί
οὐαί, an interjection of grief or of denunciation; the Sept. chiefly for הוי and אוי; "Alas! Woe!" with a dat of person added, Matthew 11:21; Matthew 18:7; Matthew 23:13-16, 23, 25, 27, 29; Matthew 24:19; Matthew 26:24; Mark 13:17; Mark 14:21; Luke 6:24-26; Luke 10:13; Luke 11:42-44, 46f, 52; Luke 21:23; Luke 22:22; Jude 1:11; Revelation 12:12 R G L, small edition. (see below) (Numbers 21:29; Isaiah 3:9, and often in the Sept.); thrice repeated, and followed by a dative, Revelation 8:13 R G L WH marginal reading (see below); the dative is omitted in Luke 17:1; twice repeated and followed by a nominative in place of a vocative, Revelation 18:10, 16, 19 (Isaiah 1:24; Isaiah 5:8-22; Habakkuk 2:6, 12, etc.); exceptionally, with an accusative of the person, in Revelation 8:13 T Tr WH text, and
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancealas, woe.
A primary exclamation of grief; "woe" -- alas, woe.
Forms and TransliterationsΟυαι ουαί Οὐαί Οὐαὶ ουδαμού Ouai Ouaí Ouaì
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3759
Οὐαί — 47 Occ.
Matthew 11:21 Inj
GRK: Οὐαί σοι Χοραζίν
NAS: Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe
KJV: Woe unto thee, Chorazin!
INT: Woe to you Chorazin