Languish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To become languid or weak; to lose strength or animation; to be or become dull, feeble or spiritless; to pine away; to wither or fade.

2. (v. i.) To assume an expression of weariness or tender grief, appealing for sympathy.

3. (v. i.) To cause to droop or pine.

4. (n.) See Languishment.

Greek
770. astheneo -- to be weak, feeble
... then morally), I am sick. Cognate: 770 -- to be ill, without strength; to
languish. See 772 (). Word Origin from asthenes Definition ...
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Strong's Hebrew
535. amal -- to be weak, languish
... amal. 536 . to be weak, languish. Transliteration: amal Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-mal') Short Definition: fails. Word Origin a prim. ... languish, be weak, wax feeble ...
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1669. daeb -- to become faint, languish
... 1668, 1669. daeb. 1670 . to become faint, languish. Transliteration: daeb Phonetic
Spelling: (daw-ab') Short Definition: languish. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3856. lahah -- to languish, faint
... 3855, 3856. lahah. 3857 . to languish, faint. Transliteration: lahah Phonetic
Spelling: (law-hah') Short Definition: languished. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5034b. nabel -- to sink or drop down, languish, fade
... 5034a, 5034b. nabel. 5035 . to sink or drop down, languish, fade.
Transliteration: nabel Short Definition: wither. Word Origin a prim. ...
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4448c. malal -- to languish, wither, fade
... 4448b, 4448c. malal. 4448d . to languish, wither, fade. Transliteration:
malal Short Definition: off. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
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1809. dalal -- to hang, be low, languish
... 1808, 1809. dalal. 1810 . to hang, be low, languish. Transliteration: dalal
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-lal') Short Definition: low. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5848. ataph -- to turn aside
... A primitive root; to shroud, ie Clothe (whether transitive or reflex.); hence (from
the idea of darkness) to languish -- cover (over), fail, faint, feebler ...
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3615. kalah -- to be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished ...
... 2), exterminated (1), fail (10), failed (1), fails (2), faints (1), feed (1), finish
(6), finished (67), finishes (1), fulfill (2), languish (1), languishes (1 ...
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109. adab -- to grieve
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to grieve NASB Word Usage grieve (1). grieve.
A primitive root; to languish -- grieve. 108, 109. adab. 110 . ...
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5888. iph -- to be faint
... exhausted (1), faint (1), weary (2). be wearied. A primitive root; to languish --
be wearied. 5887, 5888. iph. 5889 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Come, Ye Disconsolate, Where'er Ye Languish
... Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish. 11.10.11.10 [1508]Consolation (Webbe): ...
St.3, Thomas Hastings, 1831. Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish; ...
/.../visitation 388 come ye disconsolate.htm

Three Degrees of Love I Shall Tell Thee, for I Would that Thou ...
... [Then mayst thou boldly say "I languish for love."] Then mayst thou say
"I sleep, and my heart wakes.". In the first degree, men ...
/.../chapter viii three degrees of.htm

How Perfect Love is Gotten by Cleanness and Love: and of Imperfect ...
... Therefore it is said: Nunciate dilecto quia amore langueo, that is to say: Show
to my love that I languish for love.' As who should say: Because I see not that ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/rolle/the fire of love/chapter xvii how perfect love.htm

The Desire of a Lover after God is Shown: and the Cursed Love of ...
... But those things want that my Beloved shall show to me, longing: they wound me,
so that I languish, and they heal not yet my languor fully, but rather increase ...
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Preface
... If their zeal and activity languish, the interests of religion are likely to languish
in proportion; while, on the other hand, whatever is calculated to ...
//christianbookshelf.org/baxter/the reformed pastor/preface.htm

Hymns of Hope and Consolation.
... When on my sick-bed I languish, Full of sorrow, full of anguish, Fainting, gasping,
trembling, crying, Panting, groaning, speechless, dying; Methinks I hear ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter xiv hymns of hope.htm

Types of Talkers
... Talking is his constant exercise and recreation. He thrives on it. He lives for
talking's sake. He would languish if he were deprived of it for a single day. ...
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Heavenly Contemplation Assisted by Sensible Objects, and Guarded ...
... is imperfect"for we are renewed but in part"and goes against a world of resistance;
and, being supernatural, is prone to decline and languish, unless it be ...
/.../the saints everlasting rest/chapter xv heavenly contemplation assisted.htm

Amore Langueo. ...
... And this is the English of these two words: "I languish for love." Separate men
on earth have separate gifts and graces of GOD, but the special gift of those ...
/.../chapter vii amore langueo .htm

The Case of Spiritual Decay and Languor in Religion
... Much do I fear that you will feel your mind languish and tire in the good ways of
God; nay, that you may be prevailed upon to take some step out of them, and ...
/.../the rise and progress of religion in the soul/chapter xxii the case of.htm

Thesaurus
Languish (13 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Languish (13 Occurrences). ... (See JPS RSV). Isaiah
16:8 For the fields of Heshbon languish with the vine of Sibmah. ...
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Lament (44 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Isaiah 19:8 The fishermen will lament, and all those who fish in the
Nile will mourn, and those who spread nets on the waters will languish. ...
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Languished (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Languish. Multi-Version Concordance
Languished (10 Occurrences). Genesis 47:13 And there ...
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Languishes (11 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV). Isaiah 24:4 The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes
and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish. (WEB RSV NIV). ...
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Wither (30 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) To lose vigor or power; to languish; to pass away. ... 6. (vt) To cause to languish,
perish, or pass away; to blight; as, a reputation withered by calumny. ...
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Dries (10 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Joel 1:10 Spoiled is the field, mourned hath the ground, For spoiled
is the corn, Dried up hath been new wine, languish doth oil. (See NAS). ...
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Mourneth (14 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS). Isaiah 24:4 The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth
and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish. (KJV ASV DBY WBS) ...
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Mourns (13 Occurrences)
... (WEB). Isaiah 24:4 The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades
away. The lofty people of the earth languish. (WEB NAS RSV). ...
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Pine (28 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To suffer; to be afflicted. 5. (vi) To languish; to lose flesh or wear away,
under any distress or anxiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with away. ...
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Languishing (6 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Languish. ... (DBY JPS RSV). Psalms 6:2 Be gracious unto me,
O LORD, for I languish away; heal me, O LORD, for my bones are affrighted. ...
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Concordance
Languish (13 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 28:32
Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and languish for them all the day long; and there shall be no power in thy hand to help it.
(DBY)

1 Samuel 2:33
And the man of thine, whom I shall not cut off from mine altar,'shall be to consume thine eyes, and to grieve thy heart; and all the increase of thy house shall die in the flower of their age.
(See JPS)

Job 17:5
He who denounces his friends for a prey, Even the eyes of his children shall fail.
(See NAS)

Psalms 6:2
Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah; for I am withered away: O Jehovah, heal me; for my bones are troubled.
(See JPS RSV)

Isaiah 16:8
For the fields of Heshbon languish with the vine of Sibmah. The lords of the nations have broken down its choice branches, which reached even to Jazer, which wandered into the wilderness. Its shoots were spread abroad. They passed over the sea.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Isaiah 19:8
The fishermen will lament, and all those who fish in the Nile will mourn, and those who spread nets on the waters will languish.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Isaiah 24:4
The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 14:2
Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Lamentations 2:8
Yahweh has purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion; He has stretched out the line, he has not withdrawn his hand from destroying; He has made the rampart and wall to lament; they languish together.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Ezekiel 21:7
And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore dost thou sigh? that thou shalt say, Because of the tidings, for it cometh; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall languish, and all knees shall melt into water: behold, it cometh; it is here, saith the Lord Jehovah.
(DBY)

Hosea 4:3
Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Joel 1:10
The field is laid waste. The land mourns, for the grain is destroyed, The new wine has dried up, and the oil languishes.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Joel 1:12
The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Subtopics

Languish

Related Terms

Lament (44 Occurrences)

Languished (10 Occurrences)

Languishes (11 Occurrences)

Wither (30 Occurrences)

Dries (10 Occurrences)

Mourneth (14 Occurrences)

Mourns (13 Occurrences)

Pine (28 Occurrences)

Languishing (6 Occurrences)

Mourn (87 Occurrences)

Jaazer (12 Occurrences)

Languisheth (10 Occurrences)

Withers (20 Occurrences)

Wilt (324 Occurrences)

Wandered (29 Occurrences)

Fade (16 Occurrences)

Fish-hook (2 Occurrences)

Faileth (26 Occurrences)

Fainteth (11 Occurrences)

Fades (10 Occurrences)

Flag (30 Occurrences)

Fishermen (8 Occurrences)

Fadeth (9 Occurrences)

Fishers (8 Occurrences)

Rampart (9 Occurrences)

Ramparts (7 Occurrences)

Die (401 Occurrences)

Pant (8 Occurrences)

Brooks (28 Occurrences)

Choicest (32 Occurrences)

Shoots (32 Occurrences)

Sibmah (5 Occurrences)

Strayed (9 Occurrences)

Slacken (1 Occurrence)

Angle (19 Occurrences)

Jazer (13 Occurrences)

Nets (33 Occurrences)

Wail (50 Occurrences)

Fall (522 Occurrences)

Withdrawn (28 Occurrences)

Lofty (44 Occurrences)

Haughty (35 Occurrences)

Withhold (32 Occurrences)

Fishes (32 Occurrences)

Extended (40 Occurrences)

Measuring (42 Occurrences)

Principal (28 Occurrences)

Purposed (44 Occurrences)

Restrained (51 Occurrences)

Mourned (54 Occurrences)

Ascended (48 Occurrences)

Plants (70 Occurrences)

Black (52 Occurrences)

Hook (10 Occurrences)

Lords (63 Occurrences)

Spoiled (69 Occurrences)

Heshbon (37 Occurrences)

Ruins (84 Occurrences)

Fowls (61 Occurrences)

Destroying (64 Occurrences)

Branches (103 Occurrences)

Net (91 Occurrences)

Determined (89 Occurrences)

Nile (37 Occurrences)

Beat (85 Occurrences)

Choice (113 Occurrences)

Tear (97 Occurrences)

Vine (76 Occurrences)

Languages (36 Occurrences)

Fish (66 Occurrences)

Fowl (73 Occurrences)

Brook (75 Occurrences)

Heathen (145 Occurrences)

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