bohu: emptinessOriginal Word: בֹּ֫הוּ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (bo'-hoo)
Short Definition: void
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from an unused word
emptiness (1), void (2).
Brown-Driver-Briggsבֹּ֫הוּ 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 Concordanceemptiness, void
From an unused root (meaning to be empty); a vacuity, i.e. (superficially) an undistinguishable ruin -- emptiness, void.
Forms and Transliterationsבֹֽהוּ׃ בהו׃ וָבֹ֑הוּ וָבֹ֔הוּ ובהו ḇō·hū ḇōhū vaVohu Vohu wā·ḇō·hū wāḇōhū
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 922
wā·ḇō·hū — 2 Occ.
ḇō·hū — 1 Occ.
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