922. bohu
Strong's Concordance
bohu: emptiness
Original Word: בֹּ֫הוּ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: bohu
Phonetic Spelling: (bo'-hoo)
Short Definition: void
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
emptiness
NASB Translation
emptiness (1), void (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
בֹּ֫הוּ noun [masculine] emptiness (on form see Ges§ 84a, 1 b Sta§ 95, 198 a, on usage compare LagOr. ii. 60 f.) always with תֹּהוּ q. v.; — תֹּהוּ וָבֹהוּ Genesis 1:2 of primeval earth; Jeremiah 4:23 of earth under judgment of ׳י; קַותֿֿהֹוּ וְאַבְנֵי בֹהוּ Isaiah 34:11, the line of wasteness and the stones of emptiness, i.e. plummets, employed, not as usual for building, but for destroying walls; compare Di & see below אבן 6

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
emptiness, void

From an unused root (meaning to be empty); a vacuity, i.e. (superficially) an undistinguishable ruin -- emptiness, void.

Forms and Transliterations
בֹֽהוּ׃ בהו׃ וָבֹ֑הוּ וָבֹ֔הוּ ובהו ḇō·hū ḇōhū vaVohu Vohu wā·ḇō·hū wāḇōhū
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3 Occurrences


wā·ḇō·hū — 2 Occ.
ḇō·hū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 1:2
HEB: הָיְתָ֥ה תֹ֙הוּ֙ וָבֹ֔הוּ וְחֹ֖שֶׁךְ עַל־
NAS: was formless and void, and darkness
KJV: without form, and void; and darkness
INT: was was formless and void and darkness was over

Isaiah 34:11
HEB: תֹ֖הוּ וְאַבְנֵי־ בֹֽהוּ׃
NAS: And the plumb line of emptiness.
KJV: and the stones of emptiness.
INT: of desolation and the plumb of emptiness

Jeremiah 4:23
HEB: וְהִנֵּה־ תֹ֖הוּ וָבֹ֑הוּ וְאֶל־ הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם
NAS: [it was] formless and void; And to the heavens,
KJV: and, lo, [it was] without form, and void; and the heavens,
INT: and behold formless and void and to the heavens

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