176. o
Strong's Concordance
o: or
Original Word: אַו
Part of Speech: conjunction; noun masculine
Transliteration: o
Phonetic Spelling: (o)
Short Definition: or
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
or
NASB Translation
also (1), either (1), if (2), if* (1), nor (1), or (294), otherwise (1), say (1), whether (8).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אוֺ320 , , ),

conjunction or (whether aut or vel).

1 Genesis 24:49; Genesis 31:43; Exodus 4:11; Songs 2:9; Leviticus 13:24; Numbers 5:30 + often (especially in laws); sometimes implying a preference, nearly = or rather Genesis 24:55 יָמִים אוֺ עָשׂוֺר a few days or ten Judges 18:19; 1 Samuel 29:3. Prefixed to the first as well as to the second alternative (rare) either (whether) ... or Leviticus 5:1; Leviticus 13:48,51; = or, if not Ezekiel 21:15 (si vera lectio) Ke Malachi 2:17; Job 16:3; Job 22:11.

2 introducing a sentence, especially a particular case under a General principle, or = or if Exodus 21:31 ׳אוֺבֵֿן יִגַּח וג or if he gore a son, etc. Exodus 21:36; Leviticus 4:23,28 (see Di) Leviticus 5:21; Leviticus 5:22; Leviticus 25:49b; Numbers 5:14; 2 Samuel 18:13 or if I had dealt falsely against his life, then, etc., Ezekiel 14:17,19 or if I send, etc.

3 if perchance, 1 Samuel 20:10 if perchance thy father answer thee with something hard, Leviticus 26:41.

4 once, with the jussive (as in Arabic with the subjunctive see Dr§ 175) = except: Isaiah 27:5 I would burn them together, אוֺ יַחֲזֵק בְּמָעֻזִּי or else let him take hold (= except he take hold) of my strong-hold, etc.

אוּ Proverbs 31:4 Kt, see [אַי].

[אַו] noun masculine construct אוֺ, Kt Proverbs 31:4 desire, so Thes MV; but < Qr אֵי q. v.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
also, and, either, if, at the least, nor, or, otherwise,

Presumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of -av {av}; short for 'avvah; desire (and so probably in Prov. 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if -- also, and, either, if, at the least, X nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.

see HEBREW 'avvah

Forms and Transliterations
א֕וֹ א֖וֹ א֚וֹ א֛וֹ א֠וֹ א֡וֹ א֣וֹ א֣וֹ ׀ א֤וֹ א֥וֹ א֧וֹ א֨וֹ אֵ֣י אֽוֹ־ או אוֹ֩ אוֹ֮ אוֹ־ או־ אי ’ê ’ōw ’ōw- Ei o ov
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Strong's Hebrew 176
321 Occurrences


’ê — 1 Occ.
’ōw — 233 Occ.
’ōw- — 87 Occ.

Genesis 24:49
HEB: עַל־ יָמִ֖ין א֥וֹ עַל־ שְׂמֹֽאל׃
NAS: to the right hand or the left.
KJV: to the right hand, or to the left.
INT: unto the right or and the left

Genesis 24:50
HEB: אֵלֶ֖יךָ רַ֥ע אוֹ־ טֽוֹב׃
NAS: speak to you bad or good.
KJV: speak unto thee bad or good.
INT: to you bad or good

Genesis 24:55
HEB: אִתָּ֛נוּ יָמִ֖ים א֣וֹ עָשׂ֑וֹר אַחַ֖ר
NAS: with us [a few] days, say ten;
KJV: with us [a few] days, at the least ten;
INT: for days say ten afterward

Genesis 31:43
HEB: לָאֵ֙לֶּה֙ הַיּ֔וֹם א֥וֹ לִבְנֵיהֶ֖ן אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: my daughters or to their children
KJV: unto these my daughters, or unto their children
INT: to these day or to their children whom

Genesis 44:8
HEB: אֲדֹנֶ֔יךָ כֶּ֖סֶף א֥וֹ זָהָֽב׃
NAS: silver or gold
INT: your lord's silver or gold

Genesis 44:19
HEB: לָכֶ֥ם אָ֖ב אוֹ־ אָֽח׃
NAS: Have you a father or a brother?'
INT: Have A father or We

Exodus 4:11
HEB: פֶּה֮ לָֽאָדָם֒ א֚וֹ מִֽי־ יָשׂ֣וּם
NAS: man's mouth? Or who makes
INT: according man's or who makes

Exodus 4:11
HEB: יָשׂ֣וּם אִלֵּ֔ם א֣וֹ חֵרֵ֔שׁ א֥וֹ
NAS: makes [him] mute or deaf, or
INT: makes mute or deaf or

Exodus 4:11
HEB: א֣וֹ חֵרֵ֔שׁ א֥וֹ פִקֵּ֖חַ א֣וֹ
NAS: or deaf, or seeing or
INT: or deaf or seeing or

Exodus 4:11
HEB: א֥וֹ פִקֵּ֖חַ א֣וֹ עִוֵּ֑ר הֲלֹ֥א
NAS: seeing or blind?
INT: or seeing or blind men not

Exodus 5:3
HEB: יִפְגָּעֵ֔נוּ בַּדֶּ֖בֶר א֥וֹ בֶחָֽרֶב׃
NAS: upon us with pestilence or with the sword.
INT: will fall pestilence or the sword

Exodus 19:13
HEB: סָק֤וֹל יִסָּקֵל֙ אוֹ־ יָרֹ֣ה יִיָּרֶ֔ה
NAS: be stoned or shot
KJV: be stoned, or shot
INT: shall surely be stoned or shot through

Exodus 21:4
HEB: ל֥וֹ בָנִ֖ים א֣וֹ בָנ֑וֹת הָאִשָּׁ֣ה
NAS: him sons or daughters,
INT: bears sons or daughters the wife

Exodus 21:6
HEB: אֶל־ הַדֶּ֔לֶת א֖וֹ אֶל־ הַמְּזוּזָ֑ה
NAS: him to the door or the doorpost.
INT: to the door or about the doorpost

Exodus 21:18
HEB: רֵעֵ֔הוּ בְּאֶ֖בֶן א֣וֹ בְאֶגְרֹ֑ף וְלֹ֥א
NAS: with a stone or with [his] fist,
KJV: with a stone, or with [his] fist,
INT: the other A stone or with fist does not

Exodus 21:20
HEB: אֶת־ עַבְדּ֜וֹ א֤וֹ אֶת־ אֲמָתוֹ֙
NAS: his male or female slave
INT: A man his male or female A rod

Exodus 21:21
HEB: אִם־ י֛וֹם א֥וֹ יוֹמַ֖יִם יַעֲמֹ֑ד
NAS: a day or two, no
INT: If A day or A day survives

Exodus 21:26
HEB: עֵ֥ין עַבְדּ֛וֹ אֽוֹ־ אֶת־ עֵ֥ין
NAS: of his male or female slave,
INT: the eye of his male or of his eye female

Exodus 21:27
HEB: שֵׁ֥ן עַבְדּ֛וֹ אֽוֹ־ שֵׁ֥ן אֲמָת֖וֹ
NAS: of his male or female slave,
INT: A tooth of his male or of his tooth female

Exodus 21:28
HEB: אֶת־ אִ֛ישׁ א֥וֹ אֶת־ אִשָּׁ֖ה
NAS: gores a man or a woman to death,
INT: an ox A man or A woman to death

Exodus 21:29
HEB: וְהֵמִ֥ית אִ֖ישׁ א֣וֹ אִשָּׁ֑ה הַשּׁוֹר֙
NAS: a man or a woman,
INT: kills A man or A woman the ox

Exodus 21:31
HEB: אוֹ־ בֵ֥ן יִגָּ֖ח
NAS: Whether it gores a son
KJV: a son, or have gored
INT: Whether A son gores

Exodus 21:31
HEB: בֵ֥ן יִגָּ֖ח אוֹ־ בַ֣ת יִגָּ֑ח
NAS: a son or a daughter,
INT: A son gores or A daughter gores

Exodus 21:32
HEB: יִגַּ֥ח הַשּׁ֖וֹר א֣וֹ אָמָ֑ה כֶּ֣סֶף ׀
NAS: a male or female slave,
INT: gores the ox or female of silver

Exodus 21:33
HEB: אִ֜ישׁ בּ֗וֹר א֠וֹ כִּֽי־ יִכְרֶ֥ה
NAS: opens a pit, or digs a pit
INT: A man A pit or If digs

321 Occurrences

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