1945. hoy
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hoy: ah! alas! ha!
Original Word: הוֹי
Part of Speech: Interjection
Transliteration: hoy
Phonetic Spelling: (hoh'ee)
Short Definition: woe

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. interj.
ah! alas! ha!
NASB Translation
Ah (2), alas (11), ho (2), ho there (1), woe (34).

הוֺי51 interjection (onomatopoetic; compare = הוֺ הוֺ Amos 5:16 ᵑ6, = הֵידָד Jeremiah 51:14 ᵑ6; also Modern Aramaic ú hú, ú hú (in a lament), SoUrmia-Dial. 102. 4) — expressing usually dissatisfaction and pain, Ah, Alas; Ha (not distinctly Woe! which is אוֺי): used in lamentations, 1 Kings 13:30 and they mourned over him (saying) הוֺי אָחִי Ah, my brother! je 1 Kings 22:18 הוֺי אָחִי וְהוֺי אָחוֺת ֗֗֗ הוֺי אָדוֺן וְהוֺי הֹדֹה, 1Ki 34:5 וְהוֺי אָדוֺן יִסְמְּדוּ לָ֑ךְ (compare הוֺהֿוֺ Amos 5:16): hence Isaiah 1:4 הוֺי גּוֺי חֹטֵא Ah! sinful nation Isaiah 1:24 Ah! I will ease me of my adversaries; especially preparatory to a declaration of judgment, Isaiah 10:5 הוֺי אַשּׁוּר שֵׁבֶט אַמִּי, Isaiah 17:12; Isaiah 28:1, often followed by a participle Ah! those that . . ., Isaiah 5:8,11,18; Isaiah 29:15; Isaiah 31:1; Isaiah 45:9,10; Jeremiah 22:13; Amos 5:18; Amos 6:1; Habakkuk 2:6; Habakkuk 2:9; Habakkuk 2:12; Habakkuk 2:15; Habakkuk 2:19; Zechariah 11:17 + (more sympathetic than אוֺי לְ): followed by כִּי Jeremiah 30:7, אֶל Jeremiah 48:1, עַל Jeremiah 50:27; Ezekiel 13:3, לְ Ezekiel 13:18. Sts. hardly more than an exclamation arousing attention Ha! (though perhaps with a touch of sympathy or pity) Isaiah 18:1; Isaiah 55:1; Zechariah 2:10 (twice in verse); Zechariah 2:11; Jeremiah 47:6.

ah, alas, ho, O, woe

A prolonged form of how (akin to 'owy); oh! -- ah, alas, ho, O, woe.

see HEBREW how

see HEBREW 'owy

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