Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet
surely my judgment is
with the LORD
, and my work with my God.
Then I ſaid; I haue laboured in vaine, I haue ſpent my ſtrength for nought, and in vaine, yet ſurely my iudgement is with the Lord, and || my worke with my God.
אָכֵן , adverb, ʾakheyn — surely (value 71)
H403, אָכֵן ʼâkên, aw-kane'; from H3559 (compare H3651); firmly; figuratively, surely; also (adversative) but:—but, certainly, nevertheless, surely, truly, verily.
surely, truly, indeed
truly, indeed (strong assertive force)
but indeed, but in fact (emphasizing a contrast)
Used in 17 Verses, 9 Books 18  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֲנִי , personal pronoun, ʾaniy — I (value 61)
H589, אֲנִי ʼănîy, an-ee'; contracted from H595; I:—I, (as for) me, mine, myself, we, × which, × who.
I (first pers. sing. - usually used for emphasis)
Used in 803 Verses, 37 Books 870  Occurrence Count
אֵת , preposition, ʾeyt — with (denoting proximity) (value 401)
H854, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; probably from H579; properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc.:—against, among, before, by, for, from, in(-to), (out) of, with. Often with another prepositional prefix.
with, near, together with
with, together with
with (of relationship)
near (of place)
from...with, from (with other prep)
Used in 787 Verses, 35 Books 884  Occurrence Count
הֶבֶל , adverb, masculine noun, hevel — vapor, breath (value 37)
H1892, הֶבֶל hebel, heh'bel; or (rarely in the abs.) הֲבֵל hăbêl; from H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb:—× altogether, vain, vanity.
Used in 64 Verses, 12 Books 70  Occurrence Count
יָגַע , verb, yagaʿ — to toil, grow or be weary (value 83)
H3021, יָגַע yâgaʻ, yaw-gah'; a primitive root; properly, to gasp; hence, to be exhausted, to tire, to toil:—faint, (make to) labour, (be) weary.
to toil, labour, grow weary, be weary
to toil, labour
to grow weary, be weary
(Piel) to weary, make weary, cause to go toilsomely
(Hiphil) to make to toil, make weary, cause to be weary
Used in 25 Verses, 11 Books 26  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
כֹּחַ , masculine noun, koah — a small reptile (of unknown species) (value 28)
H3581, כֹּחַ kôach, ko'-akh; or (Daniel 11:6) כּוֹחַ kôwach; from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard:—ability, able, chameleon, force, fruits, might, power(-ful), strength, substance, wealth.
strength, power, might
strength (of angels)
power (of God)
strength (of animals)
strength, produce, wealth (of soil)
a small reptile, probably a kind of lizard, which is unclean
perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning is unknown
Used in 121 Verses, 28 Books 126  Occurrence Count
כָּלָה , verb, kala — to be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent (value 55)
H3615, כָּלָה kâlâh, kaw-law'; a primitive root; to end, whether intransitive (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitive (to complete, prepare, consume):—accomplish, cease, consume (away), determine, destroy (utterly), be (when... were) done, (be an) end (of), expire, (cause to) fail, faint, finish, fulfil, × fully, × have, leave (off), long, bring to pass, wholly reap, make clean riddance, spend, quite take away, waste.
to accomplish, cease, consume, determine, end, fail, finish, be complete, be accomplished, be ended, be at an end, be finished, be spent
to be complete, be at an end
to be completed, be finished
to be accomplished, be fulfilled
to be determined, be plotted (bad sense)
to be spent, be used up
to waste away, be exhausted, fail
to come to an end, vanish, perish, be destroyed
to complete, bring to an end, finish
to complete (a period of time)
to finish (doing a thing)
to make an end, end
to accomplish, fulfil, bring to pass
to accomplish, determine (in thought)
to put an end to, cause to cease
to cause to fail, exhaust, use up, spend
to destroy, exterminate
(Pual) to be finished, be ended, be completed
Used in 198 Verses, 29 Books 204  Occurrence Count
מִשְׁפָּט , masculine noun, mishpat — judgment (value 429)
H4941, מִשְׁפָּט mishpâṭ, mish-pawt'; from H8199; properly, a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly, justice, including a participant's right or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style:— adversary, ceremony, charge, × crime, custom, desert, determination, discretion, disposing, due, fashion, form, to be judged, judgment, just(-ice, -ly), (manner of) law(-ful), manner, measure, (due) order, ordinance, right, sentence, usest, × worthy, wrong.
judgment, justice, ordinance
act of deciding a case
place, court, seat of judgment
process, procedure, litigation (before judges)
case, cause (presented for judgment)
sentence, decision (of judgment)
execution (of judgment)
time (of judgment)
justice, right, rectitude (attributes of God or man)
decision (in law)
right, privilege, due (legal)
proper, fitting, measure, fitness, custom, manner, plan
Used in 406 Verses, 31 Books 421  Occurrence Count
פְּעֻלָּה , feminine noun, pəʿulla — a work, recompense (value 185)
H6468, פְּעֻלָּה peʻullâh, peh-ool-law'; feminine passive participle of H6466; (abstractly) work:—labour, reward, wages, work.
work, recompense, reward
Used in 14 Verses, 7 Books 14  Occurrence Count
רִיק , masculine noun, riyk — to make empty, empty out (value 310)
H7385, רִיק rîyq, reek; from H7324; emptiness; figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain:—empty, to no purpose, (in) vain (thing), vanity.
emptiness, vanity, empty, idle, vain
Used in 12 Verses, 6 Books 12  Occurrence Count
תֹּהוּ , masculine noun, tohu — formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness (value 411)
H8414, תֹּהוּ tôhûw, to'-hoo; from an unused root meaning to lie waste; a desolation (of surface), i.e. desert; figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain:—confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.
formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
formlessness (of primeval earth)
nothingness, empty space
that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)
wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
place of chaos
Used in 19 Verses, 7 Books 20  Occurrence Count
|Isaiah 49:4Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the LORD, and my work with my God.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַאֲנִ֤י אָמַ֙רְתִּי֙ לְרִ֣יק יָגַ֔עְתִּי לְתֹ֥הוּ וְהֶ֖בֶל כֹּחִ֣י כִלֵּ֑יתִי אָכֵן֙ מִשְׁפָּטִ֣י אֶת־יְהוָ֔ה וּפְעֻלָּתִ֖י אֶת־אֱלֹהָֽי׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Then I said,
|I have laboured
|I have spent
|and in vain:
|is with the LORD,
|and my work
|with my God.
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