3238. yanah
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yanah: to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
Original Word: יָנָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yanah
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-naw')
Short Definition: oppress

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
NASB Translation
do him wrong (1), mistreat (2), oppress (3), oppresses (1), oppressing (1), oppressor (2), oppressors (1), subdue (1), thrusting (1), tyrannical (1), wrong (3), wronged (2).

[יָנָה] verb suppress (?),oppress, maltreat (Late Hebrew Hiph`il vex with words; so Aramaic Aph`el אוֺנִי, but also ᵑ7 for Hebrew הוֺנָה maltreat; Arabic is laxus, debilis fuit, IV. debilitavit, defatigavit, but connection dubious) —

Qal Imperfect1plural suffix נִינָם Psalm 74:8; Participle יוֺנָה Jeremiah 25:38 3t. + Psalm 123:4 (see below); — suppress (?) followed by accusative Psalm 74:8 (text dubious); elsewhere oppress; Participle absolute as adjective הָעִיר הַיּוֺנָה Zephaniah 3:1; substantive f. collective הַיּוֺנָה oppressors Jeremiah 25:38 (but read חֶרֶב for חֲרוֺן, with ᵐ5 Ew Hi Gf Ke etc., as Jeremiah 46:16; Jeremiah 50:16); Psalm 123:4 Qr לִגְאֵי יוֺנִים proudest oppressors (stative construct in superlative, compare Ges§ 133, 3, R. 1; yet most follow Kt לּגּאייונים, and derived from גַּאֲיוֺן q. v. above)

Hiph`il Perfect הוֺנָה Ezekiel 18:12,16; הוֺנוּ Ezekiel 22:7,29; Imperfect יוֺנֶה Ezekiel 18:7; 2masculine singular תּיֹנֶה Exodus 22:20; תּוֺנֶנּוּ Deuteronomy 23:17; יוֺנוּ Ezekiel 45:8; תּוֺנוּ Leviticus 19:33 2t.; תֹּנוּ Jeremiah 22:3; Infinitive suffix הוֺנֹתָם Ezekiel 46:18; Participle מוֺנַ֫יִךְ Isaiah 49:26; — oppress, maltreat, followed by accusative, especially of ill-treatment of poor and weak, particular of the גֵּר, the 'stranger,' sojourner, by the rich and powerful, Exodus 22:20 (JE), Leviticus 19:33; Leviticus 25:14,17 (H), Deuteronomy 23:17; Jeremiah 22:3; Ezekiel 18:7,12,16; Ezekiel 22:7,29; Ezekiel 45:8; Ezekiel 46:18; of a foreign oppressor only Isaiah 49:26.

יָנוֺחַ see נוח; יָנוּם see נום.

destroy, thrust out by oppressing proud, vex, do violence

A primitive root; to rage or be violent: by implication, to suppress, to maltreat -- destroy, (thrust out by) oppress(-ing, -ion, -or), proud, vex, do violence.

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