5998. amal
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amal: to labor, toil
Original Word: עָמַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: amal
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-mal')
Short Definition: labored

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to labor, toil
NASB Translation
does (1), labor (1), labored (4), laboriously (1), toils (2), work (1), works (1).

עָמַל verb labour, toil (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic labour, make; Sabean עמל work (? noun or verb) CISiv. No. 250; Aramaic עֲמַל, ; Zinjirli עמל; Assyrian nîmelu, gain, possessions); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ע Ecclesiastes 2:21; 3feminine singular עָֽמְלָה Proverbs 16:26; 2masculine singular עָמַלְתָּ Jonah 4:10; 1singular עָמַלְתִּי Ecclesiastes 2:11 2t.; 3 plural עָֽמְלוּ Psalm 127:1; Imperfect3masculine singular יַעֲמֹל Ecclesiastes 1:3 3t.; — labour (very late): in building Psalm 127:1; tillage, with בְּ Jonah 4:10; Generally, with בְּ Ecclesiastes 2:21, with לְ Proverbs 16:26; Ecclesiastes 5:15, with לְ + infinitive Ecclesiastes 8:17; עֲמָלוֺ שֶׁיַּעֲמֹל Ecclesiastes 1:3; Ecclesiastes 5:17, compare Ecclesiastes 2:11,19,20.

II. עָמֵל verbal adjective toiling, only Ecclesiastes, as predicate; — Ecclesiastes 2:18,22; Ecclesiastes 3:9; Ecclesiastes 4:8; Ecclesiastes 9:9.

take labor in

A primitive root; to toil, i.e. Work severely and with irksomeness -- (take) labour (in).

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