Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To choose; to select.
2. (v. t.) To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail one's death.
3. (v. i.) To express sorrow audibly; to make mournful outcry; to weep.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaWAIL, WAILING
Greek214. alalazo -- to raise a war cry
... wail. From alale (a shout, "halloo"); to vociferate, ie (by implication) to wail;
figuratively, to clang -- tinkle, wail. (alalazon) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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2354. threneo -- to lament
1114. goes -- a wailer, a sorcerer, a swindler
2875. kopto -- to cut (off), strike, by ext. to mourn
3996. pentheo -- to mourn, lament
2360. throeo -- to be troubled
2799. klaio -- to weep
2355. threnos -- a lamentation.
Strong's Hebrew5091. nahah -- to wail, lament
... 5090b, 5091. nahah. 5092 . to wail, lament. Transliteration: nahah Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-haw') Short Definition: lamented. Word Origin a prim. ... lament, wail ...
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5594. saphad -- to wail, lament
421. alah -- to wail
3215. yelalah -- a howling
3213. yalal -- to howl, make a howling
604. anaqah -- a ferret, shrewmouse
6969. qonen -- to chant an elegy or dirge
7443. renen -- (bird of) piercing cries (ie ostrich)
1826b. damam -- damam
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ThesaurusWail (50 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To choose; to select. 2. (vt) To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as,
to wail one's death. ... Standard Bible Encyclopedia. WAIL, WAILING. wal, wal'-ing. ...
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Moan (13 Occurrences)
Wailed (11 Occurrences)
Lament (44 Occurrences)
Kir (11 Occurrences)
Kir-hareseth (3 Occurrences)
Keen (3 Occurrences)
Kir-har'eseth (2 Occurrences)
Oaks (14 Occurrences)
Raisin (5 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceWail (50 Occurrences)
James 4:9 Lament, mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloom.
James 5:1 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.
Revelation 1:7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.
Revelation 18:9 The kings of the earth, who committed sexual immorality and lived wantonly with her, will weep and wail over her, when they look at the smoke of her burning,
Revelation 21:4 He will wipe every tear from their eyes. Death shall be no more; nor sorrow, nor wail of woe, nor pain; for the first things have passed away."
1 Samuel 7:2 And it cometh to pass, from the day of the dwelling of the ark in Kirjath-Jearim, that the days are multiplied -- yea, they are twenty years -- and wail do all the house of Israel after Jehovah.
2 Samuel 3:31 And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David followed the bier.
Psalms 137:3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that made us wail required mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Isaiah 13:6 Wail; for the day of Yahweh is at hand! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.
Isaiah 14:31 Send out a cry, O door! Make sounds of sorrow, O town! All your land has come to nothing, O Philistia; for there comes a smoke out of the north, and everyone keeps his place in the line.
Isaiah 15:3 In their streets, they dress themselves in sackcloth. In their streets and on their housetops, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.
Isaiah 15:8 For the cry has gone around the borders of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim.
Isaiah 16:7 Therefore Moab will wail for Moab. Everyone will wail. You will mourn for the raisin cakes of Kir Hareseth, utterly stricken.
Isaiah 22:12 And in that day the Lord, the Lord of armies, was looking for weeping, and cries of sorrow, cutting off of the hair, and putting on the clothing of grief:
Isaiah 23:1 The word about Tyre. Let a cry of sorrow go up, O ships of Tarshish, because your strong place is made waste; on the way back from the land of Kittim the news is given to them.
Isaiah 23:6 Pass over to Tarshish! Wail, you inhabitants of the coast!
Isaiah 23:14 Let a cry of sorrow go up, O ships of Tarshish: because your strong place is made waste.
Isaiah 52:5 Now then, what have I here? says the Lord, for my people are taken away without cause; they are made waste and give cries of sorrow, says the Lord, and all the day the nations put shame on my name.
Isaiah 65:14 behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall wail for anguish of spirit.
Jeremiah 4:8 For this gird yourself with sackcloth, lament and wail; for the fierce anger of Yahweh hasn't turned back from us.
Jeremiah 9:10 For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none passes through; neither can men hear the voice of the livestock; both the birds of the sky and the animals are fled, they are gone.
Jeremiah 9:18 and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.
Jeremiah 9:20 Yet hear the word of Yahweh, you women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; and teach your daughters wailing, and everyone her neighbor lamentation.
Jeremiah 14:2 Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
Jeremiah 25:34 Wail, you shepherds, and cry; and wallow in ashes, you principal of the flock; for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are fully come, and you shall fall like a goodly vessel.
Jeremiah 25:36 A voice of the cry of the shepherds, and the wailing of the principal of the flock! for Yahweh lays waste their pasture.
Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith Jehovah: A voice hath been heard in Ramah, the wail of very bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children, refusing to be comforted for her children, because they are not.
Jeremiah 47:2 Thus says Yahweh: Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall become an overflowing stream, and shall overflow the land and all that is therein, the city and those who dwell therein; and the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall wail.
Jeremiah 48:20 Moab is disappointed; for it is broken down: wail and cry; tell it by the Arnon, that Moab is laid waste.
Jeremiah 48:31 Therefore will I wail for Moab; yes, I will cry out for all Moab: for the men of Kir Heres shall they mourn.
Jeremiah 48:39 How is it broken down! how do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.
Jeremiah 49:3 Wail, Heshbon, for Ai is laid waste; cry, you daughters of Rabbah, dress yourself in sackcloth: lament, and run back and forth among the fences; for Malcam shall go into captivity, his priests and his princes together.
Jeremiah 51:8 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
Ezekiel 21:12 Cry and wail, son of man; for it is on my people, it is on all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people; strike therefore on your thigh.
Ezekiel 27:30 and shall cause their voice to be heard over you, and shall cry bitterly, and shall cast up dust on their heads, they shall wallow themselves in the ashes:
Ezekiel 30:2 Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Wail, Alas for the day!
Ezekiel 32:18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations, to the lower parts of the earth, with those who go down into the pit.
Hosea 7:14 And they have not cried unto me with their heart, but they howl upon their beds: they assemble themselves for grain and new wine; they rebel against me.
Joel 1:5 Wake up, you drunkards, and weep! Wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the sweet wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.
Joel 1:8 Wail like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
Joel 1:11 Be confounded, you farmers! Wail, you vineyard keepers; for the wheat and for the barley; for the harvest of the field has perished.
Joel 1:13 Put on sackcloth and mourn, you priests! Wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, lie all night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, for the meal offering and the drink offering are withheld from your God's house.
Amos 5:16 Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the Lord: "Wailing will be in all the broad ways; and they will say in all the streets,'Alas! Alas!' and they will call the farmer to mourning, and those who are skillful in lamentation to wailing.
Micah 1:8 For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will howl like the jackals, and moan like the daughters of owls.
Micah 2:4 In that day doth 'one' take up for you a simile, And he hath wailed a wailing of wo, He hath said, We have been utterly spoiled, The portion of my people He doth change, How doth He move toward me! To the backslider our fields He apportioneth.
Zephaniah 1:10 In that day, says Yahweh, there will be the noise of a cry from the fish gate, a wailing from the second quarter, and a great crashing from the hills.
Zephaniah 1:11 Wail, you inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the people of Canaan are undone! All those who were loaded with silver are cut off.
Zechariah 11:2 Wail, fir tree, for the cedar has fallen, because the stately ones are destroyed. Wail, you oaks of Bashan, for the strong forest has come down.
Zechariah 11:3 A voice of the wailing of the shepherds! For their glory is destroyed: a voice of the roaring of young lions! For the pride of the Jordan is ruined.
Malachi 2:13 This again you do: you cover the altar of Yahweh with tears, with weeping, and with sighing, because he doesn't regard the offering any more, neither receives it with good will at your hand.
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