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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, or the like.

2. (v. i.) Hence, to lament; to grieve.

3. (v. i.) To make a sound like sighing.

4. (v. t.) To exhale (the breath) in sighs.

5. (v. t.) To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.

6. (v. t.) To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.

7. (n.) A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing.

8. (v. i.) Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament.

Greek
389. anastenazo -- to sigh deeply
... to sigh deeply. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anastenazo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-as-ten-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I groan or sigh deeply Definition: I ...
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4727. stenazo -- to groan (within oneself)
... [This term "denotes feeling which is " (J. Mayor, 162), ie to sigh, moan
(groan) with frustration.]. Word ... 3). groan, sigh deeply. ...
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4726. stenagmos -- a groaning
... Word Origin from stenazo Definition a groaning NASB Word Usage groanings (1), groans
(1). groaning. From stenazo; a sigh -- groaning. see GREEK stenazo. ...
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1690. embrimaomai -- to be moved with anger, to admonish sternly
... From en and brimaomai (to snort with anger); to have indignation on, ie (transitively)
to blame, (intransitively) to sigh with chagrin, (specially) to sternly ...
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Strong's Hebrew
584. anach -- to sigh, groan
... 583, 584. anach. 585 . to sigh, groan. Transliteration: anach Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-nakh') Short Definition: groan. Word Origin a prim. ... groan, mourn, sigh. ...
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585. anachah -- a sighing, groaning
... groaning, mourn, sigh. From 'anachah; sighing -- groaning, mourn, sigh. see HEBREW
'anachah. 584, 585. anachah. 586 . Strong's Numbers.
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3306. yaphach -- to breathe, puff
... bewail self. A primitive root; properly, to breathe hard, ie (by implication) to
sigh -- bewail self. 3305, 3306. yaphach. 3307 . Strong's Numbers.
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5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself
... A primitive root; properly, to sigh, ie Breathe strongly; by implication, to be
sorry, ie (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or ...
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7878. siach -- to muse, complain, talk (of)
... verb from siach Definition to muse, complain, talk (of) NASB Word Usage complain
(2), considered (1), meditate (7), meditates (1), muse (2), sigh (1), sing (1 ...
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5090. nahag -- to drive, conduct
... or chariot), ie Lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (ie Impel or guide oneself);
also (from the panting induced by effort), to sigh -- acquaint, bring ...
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1899. hegeh -- a rumbling, growling, moaning
... Word Origin from hagah Definition a rumbling, growling, moaning NASB Word Usage
mourning (1), rumbling (1), sigh (1). mourning, sound, tale. ...
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Library

Why do I Sigh to Find
... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First CCCIX Why do I sigh to find. Life's evening
shadows gathering round my way? The keen eye dimming, and the buoyant mind. ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/cccix why do i sigh.htm

With Broken Heart and Contrite Sigh
... THE CHRISTIAN YEAR Ash Wednesday and Lent 133. With broken heart and contrite sigh.
LM [501]Eisenach: ... Cornelius Elven, 1852. With broken heart and contrite sigh, ...
/.../ash wednesday and lent 133.htm

Seven Sanctified Thoughts and Mournful Sighs of a Sick Man Ready ...
... and cumbersome way. The spiritual Sigh thereupon. O Lord ... impure and unregenerated.
The spiritual Sigh upon the second Thought. "O wretched ...
/.../bayly/the practice of piety/seven sanctified thoughts and mournful.htm

The Sighs of Christ
... Why did the Lord Jesus look up to heaven? And why, too, did he sigh? ... Why
did he sigh? Surely, also, from pity for the poor man. ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xxv the sighs of.htm

Psalm 80. The Church's Prayer under Affliction; Or, the vineyard ...
... 2 Thy church is in the desert now, Shine from on high and guide us thro'; Turn us
to thee, thy love restore, We shall be sav'd, and sigh no more. ...
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Psalm 80 the Church's Prayer under Affliction; Or, the vineyard of ...
... Turn us to thee, thy love restore,. We shall be saved and sigh no more. ... Turn us
to thee, thy love restore,. We shall be saved, and sigh no more. ...
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The Heart of Man and the Heart of God
... So much so that,. Not even the tenderest heart, and next our own,. Knows half
the reasons why we smile or sigh. They see us smile, and ...
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Prayer Incidents in the Life of Our Lord (Continued)
... He looked up to heaven and heaved a sigh when He touched the tongue of the
deaf man who had an impediment in his speech. Much akin ...
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Publishers' Preface to the Second Revised Edition.
... desire it,"we must submit with patience, if not with joy, to the trials of this
life, which are to be there so gloriously rewarded,"we must sigh for the ...
/.../boudreaux/the happiness of heaven/publishers preface to the second.htm

"For Hereunto were Ye Called; Because Christ Also Suffered for You ...
... He settled himself at his desk with a sigh of relief and began to write. ... Then he
turned to his desk and with a sigh began the writing where he had left off. ...
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Thesaurus
Sigh (18 Occurrences)
...Sigh (18 Occurrences). ... (WEY). 2 Corinthians 5:2 For in this one we sigh, because
we long to put on over it our dwelling which comes from Heaven-- (WEY). ...
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Groan (32 Occurrences)
... The word for "sigh" ('anachah) is closely allied, and the meanings are
sufficiently akin, so that the terms seem interchangeable. ...
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Repentance (28 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. REPENTANCE. re-pen'-tans: I. OLD TESTAMENT TERMS
1. To Repent-"to Pant," "to Sigh" 2. To Repent-"to Turn" or "Return" II. ...
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Sob (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive
motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath. ...
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Bitterness (37 Occurrences)
... Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly;
all her gates are desolate, her priests do sigh: her virgins are afflicted ...
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Thighs (11 Occurrences)
... (WEB). Ezekiel 21:6 Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs
and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes. (WEB). ...
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Sighed (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Sigh. Multi-Version Concordance
Sighed (7 Occurrences). Mark 7:34 Looking up to heaven, he ...
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Grieve (29 Occurrences)
... to grieve self" occurs twice (Acts 4:2; Acts 16:18 the Revised Version (British
and American) "sore troubled"); stenazo, "to groan, or sigh," once only ...
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Breaking (69 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 21:6 Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs
and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes. ...
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Mourning (85 Occurrences)
... Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion are mourning, Without any coming at the appointed
time, All her gates are desolate, her priests sigh, Her virgins are ...
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Concordance
Sigh (18 Occurrences)

Mark 7:34
Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!"
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 8:12
He sighed deeply in his spirit, and said, "Why does this generation seek a sign? Most certainly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation."
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 8:23
And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this one we sigh, because we long to put on over it our dwelling which comes from Heaven--
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 5:4
Yes, we who are in this tent certainly do sigh under our burdens, for we do not wish to lay aside that with which we are now clothed, but to put on more, so that our mortality may be absorbed in Life.
(WEY RSV)

Exodus 2:23
It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Psalms 77:3
I remember God, and I groan. I complain, and my spirit is overwhelmed. Selah.
(See NAS)

Psalms 90:9
For all our days have passed away in your wrath. We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV)

Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.
(See JPS ASV YLT)

Isaiah 24:7
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted sigh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Lamentations 1:4
The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly; all her gates are desolate, her priests do sigh: her virgins are afflicted, and she herself is in bitterness.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Lamentations 1:11
All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for food to refresh the soul: look, Yahweh, and see; for I am become abject.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Lamentations 1:21
They have heard that I sigh; there is none to comfort me; All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that you have done it: You will bring the day that you have proclaimed, and they shall be like me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Lamentations 3:39
What -- sigh habitually doth a living man, A man for his sin?
(YLT)

Ezekiel 9:4
Yahweh said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark on the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry over all the abominations that are done in its midst.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ezekiel 21:6
Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Ezekiel 21:7
It shall be, when they tell you, Why do you sigh? that you shall say, Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord Yahweh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Ezekiel 24:17
Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)

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