Word Summary
hoy: ah! alas! ha!
Original Word: הוֹי
Transliteration: hoy
Phonetic Spelling: (hoh'ee)
Part of Speech: Interjection
Short Definition: ah! alas! ha!
Meaning: ah! alas! ha!
Strong's Concordance
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


H1945. hoy

הוֺי51 interjection (onomatopoetic; compare = הוֺ הוֺAmos 5:16 ᵑ6‎, = הֵידָדJeremiah 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) אָחִי הוֺיAh, my brother! je 22:18 הֹדֹה וְהוֺי אָדוֺן הוֺי ֗֗֗ אָחוֺת וְהוֺי אָחִי הוֺי‎, 1Ki 34:5 לָ֑ךְ יִסְמְּדוּ אָדוֺן וְהוֺי‎ (compare הוֺהֿוֺAmos 5:16): hence Isaiah 1:4 חֹטֵא גּוֺי הוֺיAh! sinful nation 1:24 Ah! I will ease me of my adversaries; especially preparatory to a declaration of judgment, 10:5 אַמִּי שֵׁבֶט אַשּׁוּר הוֺי‎, 17:12; 28:1, often followed by a participle Ah! those that . . ., 5:8, 11, 18; 29:15; 31:1; 45:9-10, Jeremiah 22:13; Amos 5:18; 6:1; Habakkuk 2:6; 2:9; 2:12; 2:15; 2:19; Zechariah 11:17 + (more sympathetic than לְ אוֺי‎): followed by כִּיJeremiah 30:7, אֶל48:1, עַל50:27; Ezekiel 13:3, לְ13:18. Sts. hardly more than an exclamation arousing attention Ha! (though perhaps with a touch of sympathy or pity) Isaiah 18:1; 55:1; Zechariah 2:10 (twice in verse); 2:11; Jeremiah 47:6.