6244. ashesh
Strong's Concordance
ashesh: to waste away
Original Word: עָשֵׁשׁ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ashesh
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-shaysh')
Definition: to waste away
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to waste away
NASB Translation
wasted away (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[עָשֵׁשׁ] verb waste away (compare Assyrian ašašu, moth; Arabic moth (-worm), eat (of moth; ? denominative); according to DePs 6:8 and others עָשֵׁשׁ is denominative from עָשׁ, properly be moth-eaten, but improbable); **according to JacobZMG 1901, 141; ZAW 1902, 107 be dark, compare עשׁשׁא darkness, in Christian-Palestinian Aramaic. —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular עָֽשְׁשָׁה מִכַּעַם עֵינִי Psalm 6:8 my eye is wasted from grief, = Psalm 31:10 (בְּכַעַס; + נַפְשִׁי, בִּטְנִי; 3 plural עֲצָמַי עָשֵׁ֫שׁוּ Psalm 31:11.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be consumed

A primitive root; probably to shrink, i.e. Fail -- be consumed.

Forms and Transliterations
עָֽשְׁשָׁ֣ה עָשְׁשָׁ֖ה עָשֵֽׁשׁוּ׃ עששה עששו׃ ‘ā·šə·šāh ‘ā·šê·šū ‘āšəšāh ‘āšêšū asheShah aSheshu
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Englishman's Concordance
Psalm 6:7
HEB: עָֽשְׁשָׁ֣ה מִכַּ֣עַס עֵינִ֑י
NAS: My eye has wasted away with grief;
KJV: Mine eye is consumed because of grief;
INT: has wasted grief my eye

Psalm 31:9
HEB: צַ֫ר־ לִ֥י עָשְׁשָׁ֖ה בְכַ֥עַס עֵינִ֗י
NAS: My eye is wasted away from grief,
KJV: mine eye is consumed with grief,
INT: I am in distress is wasted grief my eye

Psalm 31:10
HEB: כֹחִ֑י וַעֲצָמַ֥י עָשֵֽׁשׁוּ׃
NAS: And my body has wasted away.
KJV: and my bones are consumed.
INT: my strength and my body has wasted

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6244
3 Occurrences


‘ā·šə·šāh — 2 Occ.
‘ā·šê·šū — 1 Occ.










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