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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Wail.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

wal, wal'-ing.

See BURIAL, III, 2; IV, 4, 5, 6.

2355. threnos -- a lamentation.
... Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: threnos Phonetic Spelling:
(thray'-nos) Short Definition: wailing, lamentation Definition: wailing, lamentation ...
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2805. klauthmos -- weeping
... 2805 ("wailing") is usually accompanied by shrieks, brought on by (). ... wailing, weeping.
From klaio; lamentation -- wailing, weeping, X wept. see GREEK klaio. ...
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3602. odurmos -- lamentation
... Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: odurmos Phonetic Spelling:
(od-oor-mos') Short Definition: lamentation, wailing Definition: lamentation ...
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214. alalazo -- to raise a war cry
... cymbal. Word Origin from alalai (a battle cry) Definition to raise a war
cry NASB Word Usage clanging (1), wailing (1). wail. From ...
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2351. thorubos -- an uproar
... things into disorder; (figuratively) emotions spun "out of control," especially
when accompanied by shrieks (hysteria) or loud wailing; disturbance bringing on ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5092. nehi -- a wailing, lamentation, mourning song
... 5091, 5092. nehi. 5093 . a wailing, lamentation, mourning song. Transliteration:
nehi Phonetic Spelling: (neh-hee') Short Definition: wailing. ...
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4553. misped -- a wailing
... 4552, 4553. misped. 4554 . a wailing. Transliteration: misped Phonetic Spelling:
(mis-pade') Short Definition: mourning. ... lamentation, mourning, wailing. ...
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5204. niy -- wailing
... wailing. Transliteration: niy Phonetic Spelling: (nee) Short Definition: wailing.
wailing A doubtful word; apparently from nahah; lamentation -- wailing. ...
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1991. hem -- perhaps a moaning, wailing, wealth
... 1990, 1991. hem. 1992 . perhaps a moaning, wailing, wealth. Transliteration:
hem Phonetic Spelling: (haym) Short Definition: wealth. ...
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5093. nihyah -- a wailing, lamentation
... 5092, 5093. nihyah. 5094 . a wailing, lamentation. Transliteration: nihyah
Phonetic Spelling: (nih-yaw') Short Definition: bitter. ...
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5204a. ni -- wailing
... 5204, 5204a. ni. 5204b . wailing. Transliteration: ni Short Definition: wailing.
Word Origin another reading for nehi, qv. 5204, 5204a. ni. 5204b . ...
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1958. hi -- lamentation, wailing
... 1957, 1958. hi. 1959 . lamentation, wailing. Transliteration: hi Phonetic
Spelling: (he) Short Definition: woe. Word Origin of uncertain ...
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3213. yalal -- to howl, make a howling
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to howl, make a howling NASB Word Usage howl
(1), turn to wailing (1), wail (25), wailed (1), wailing (2), wails (1). ...
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5089. noah -- eminency, distinction
... eminent (1). wailing. From an unused root meaning to lament; lamentation --
wailing. 5088, 5089. noah. 5090 . Strong's Numbers.
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2450. chakam -- wise
... 1), skilled* (1), skillful (1), skillful man* (1), skillful men (1), skillful men*
(1), skillful persons* (1), skillful* (3), unwise* (1), wailing women (1 ...
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The Wailing of Risca
... The Wailing of Risca. A Sermon (No.349). Delivered on Sabbath Morning, December
9th, 1860, by the. REV. CH SPURGEON. At Exeter Hall, Strand. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 7 1861/the wailing of risca.htm

The Gentle Boy
... It was like the wailing of some one in distress, and it seemed to proceed from beneath
a tall and lonely fir-tree, in the centre of a cleared, but uninclosed ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the gentle boy.htm

A Few Nights after This, Diamond Woke up Suddenly...
... cabman. His wife lay in her clothes upon the bed, sobbing, and the baby was
wailing in the cradle. It was very miserable altogether. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 18 a few nights.htm

A Christmas Carol
... never sin and want and woe this earth will leave, And the bells but mock
the wailing round, they sing so cheery. How long, O Lord! ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/andromeda and other poems/a christmas carol.htm

Lo! Death, the King of Silence, Complains, My Brethren
... Death, the King of silence, complains, my brethren: that we have filled his abode
with the wailing, of Hope cut off."2. R., To Him be great praise Who comest ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn lxii lo death the.htm

He Proves that this Prophecy Harmonizes with Christ Alone, from ...
... And Jeremiah prophesied that this would happen, speaking by the Holy Ghost thus:
A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation and much wailing, Rachel weeping for ...
/.../chapter lxxviii he proves that this.htm

And yet How Can You Assert the Falsehood of this Story...
... Do they not recall to memory those lamentations with which the tower-bearing Mother,
along with the weeping Acdestis, wailing aloud, [4379] followed the boy? ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/16 and yet how can.htm

... never sin and want and woe this earth will leave, And the bells but mock
the wailing sound, they sing so cheery. How long, O Lord! ...
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Here Followeth the History of Tobit
... And when he had hid the corpse, he ate his meat with wailing and dread, remembering
that word that our Lord said by Amos the prophet: The day of your feast ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/here followeth the history of 2.htm

On all the Saints.
... But the laughter is only a three days' pleasure, while the wailing is eternal; and
his great laughter has prepared for him a greater wailing and ceaseless tears ...
/.../dubious or spurious writings of gregory thaumaturgus/on all the saints.htm

Wailing (44 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. WAIL, WAILING. wal, wal'-ing. See BURIAL, III,
2; IV, 4, 5, 6. Multi-Version Concordance Wailing (44 Occurrences). ...
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Wailing-place. Wailingplace, Wailing-place. Wailings . Easton's
Bible Dictionary Wailing-place, Jews'. A section of the ...
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Wail (50 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To express sorrow audibly; to make mournful outcry; to weep. 4. (n.) Loud
weeping; violent lamentation; wailing. Int. ... WAIL, WAILING. wal, wal'-ing. ...
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... Easton's Bible Dictionary Wailing-place, Jews'. A section of the western wall
of the temple area, where the Jews assemble every Friday ...
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Lamentation (45 Occurrences)
... 27:2, 32; 28:12; 32:2, 16). Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) The act of
bewailing; audible expression of sorrow; wailing; moaning. ...
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Lament (44 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail. 3. (v.) Grief or sorrow expressed in
complaints or cries; lamentation; a wailing; a moaning; a weeping. ...
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Lamentations (6 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Lamentations, Book of. Called in the Hebrew canon 'Ekhah,
meaning "How," being the formula for the commencement of a song of wailing. ...
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Farmer (17 Occurrences)
... 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! ...
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Eglaim (2 Occurrences)
... Eglaim (2 Occurrences). Isaiah 15:8 For the cry has gone around the borders
of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim. ...
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Elim (5 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Isaiah 15:8 For the cry has gone
around the borders of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim. ...
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What is the Wailing Wall / Western Wall? | GotQuestions.org

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Wailing (44 Occurrences)

Matthew 2:18
"A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and bitter lamentation: It was Rachel bewailing her children, and she refused to be comforted because there were no more."

Matthew 9:23
Entering the Ruler's house, Jesus saw the flute-players and the crowd loudly wailing,

Matthew 13:42
And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 13:50
And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

Mark 5:38
He came to the synagogue ruler's house, and he saw an uproar, weeping, and great wailing.

Mark 5:39
When he had entered in, he said to them, "Why do you make an uproar and weep? The child is not dead, but is asleep."
(See NIV)

Luke 8:52
The people were all weeping aloud and beating their breasts for her; but He said, "Leave off wailing; for she is not dead, but asleep."

Luke 23:27
A vast crowd of the people also followed Him, and of women who were beating their breasts and wailing for Him.

Revelation 18:15
The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

Revelation 18:19
And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

Genesis 50:10
And they came to the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and there they lamented with a very great and sore lamentation: and he made a mourning for his father seven days.
(See JPS)

Exodus 11:6
There shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there has not been, nor shall be any more.
(See NIV)

Exodus 12:30
Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt, for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
(See NIV)

Numbers 11:4
The mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who will give us flesh to eat?
(See NIV)

Numbers 11:10
Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, every man at the door of his tent; and the anger of Yahweh was kindled greatly; and Moses was displeased.
(See NIV)

Numbers 11:13
Where could I get meat to give to all this people? For they weep to me, saying,'Give us meat, that we may eat.'
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 13:36
It happened, as soon as he had finished speaking, that behold, the king's sons came, and lifted up their voice, and wept. The king also and all his servants wept bitterly.
(See NIV)

Esther 4:1
Now when Mordecai found out all that was done, Mordecai tore his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and wailed loudly and a bitterly.

Esther 4:3
In every province, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

Job 30:31
Therefore my harp has turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 15:3
In their streets they are covering themselves with haircloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their public places, there is crying and bitter weeping.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 15:8
For the cry has gone around the borders of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim.

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:
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 6:26
O daughter of my people, put on haircloth, rolling yourself in the dust: give yourself to sorrow, as for an only son, with most bitter cries of grief; for he who makes waste will come on us suddenly.
(See NIV)

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 9:17
Thus says Yahweh of Armies, Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skillful women, that they may come:

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 9:19
For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we ruined! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.

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 16:5
For thus saith Jehovah: Enter not into the house of wailing, neither go to lament or bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith Jehovah, the loving-kindness and the tender mercies.

Jeremiah 20:16
Let that man be as the cities which Yahweh overthrew, and didn't repent: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime;
(See NIV)

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 said Jehovah, A voice in Ramah is heard, wailing, weeping most bitter, Rachel is weeping for her sons, She hath refused to be comforted for her sons, because they are not.

Ezekiel 7:11
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness: none of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of any of their's: neither shall there be wailing for them.

Ezekiel 27:31
And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

Ezekiel 27:32
In their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, Who is there like Tyre, like her who is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

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.

Amos 5:17
In all vineyards there will be wailing; for I will pass through the midst of you," says Yahweh.

Amos 8:3
The songs of the temple will be wailings in that day," says the Lord Yahweh. "The dead bodies will be many. In every place they will throw them out with silence.

Micah 1:8
Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the owls.

Micah 1:11
Pass on, inhabitant of Shaphir, in nakedness and shame. The inhabitant of Zaanan won't come out. The wailing of Beth Ezel will take from you his protection.

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.

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.



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Wail (50 Occurrences)


Lamentation (45 Occurrences)

Lament (44 Occurrences)

Lamentations (6 Occurrences)

Farmer (17 Occurrences)

Eglaim (2 Occurrences)

Elim (5 Occurrences)

Beer-elim (1 Occurrence)

Beating (31 Occurrences)

Breasts (39 Occurrences)

Bewailing (2 Occurrences)

Beer (15 Occurrences)

Aloud (141 Occurrences)

Pastures (25 Occurrences)

Burial (25 Occurrences)

Alas (62 Occurrences)

Mourning (85 Occurrences)

Skillful (42 Occurrences)

Hark (22 Occurrences)

Shepherds (55 Occurrences)

Ruined (65 Occurrences)

Anguish (75 Occurrences)

Vast (54 Occurrences)

Zaanan (1 Occurrence)

Za'anan (1 Occurrence)

Undone (20 Occurrences)

Untraveled (1 Occurrence)

Uproar (33 Occurrences)

Ostriches (8 Occurrences)

Opulence (1 Occurrence)

Official (45 Occurrences)

Jungle (4 Occurrences)

Loudly (31 Occurrences)

Lush (2 Occurrences)

Gush (7 Occurrences)

Gazes (3 Occurrences)

Gnash (12 Occurrences)

Wailed (11 Occurrences)

Weeping (237 Occurrences)

Waileth (1 Occurrence)

Wailings (1 Occurrence)

Warden's (1 Occurrence)

Flute-players (2 Occurrences)

Thickets (14 Occurrences)

Tyrus (18 Occurrences)

Thicket (9 Occurrences)

Their's (5 Occurrences)

Refused (89 Occurrences)

Ruler's (13 Occurrences)

Refusing (21 Occurrences)

Edict (22 Occurrences)

Ezel (3 Occurrences)

Entering (124 Occurrences)

Eyelids (12 Occurrences)

Doleful (2 Occurrences)

Dragons (17 Occurrences)

Despoileth (2 Occurrences)

Despoiling (1 Occurrence)

Dirge (5 Occurrences)

Mourners (13 Occurrences)

Beth-ezel (1 Occurrence)

Beholdeth (25 Occurrences)

Backslider (2 Occurrences)

Bewail (9 Occurrences)

Costliness (1 Occurrence)

Crash (7 Occurrences)

Commotion (15 Occurrences)

Crashing (4 Occurrences)

Apportioneth (9 Occurrences)

Afar (98 Occurrences)

Apportions (2 Occurrences)

Silenced (19 Occurrences)

Standing-place (1 Occurrence)

Shaphir (1 Occurrence)

Sorely (23 Occurrences)

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