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Woe

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Wo

WO, noun [G.]

1. Grief; sorrow; misery; a heavy calamity.

One who is past; and behold, there come two woes more hereafter. Revelations 9.

They weep each others wo

2. A curse.

Can there be a wo or curse in all the stores of vengeance, equal to the malignity of such a practice?

3. wo is used in denunciation, and in exclamations of sorrow.

WO is me; for I am undone. Isaiah 6:1.

This is properly the Saxon dative, wo is to me.

WO worth the day. This is also the dative; wo be to the day.

WO is a noun, and if used as an adjective, it is improperly used. wo to you that are rich. wo to that man, by whom the offense cometh; that is, misery, calamity, be or will be to him.