- 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: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1058 Used 3 times
WEEP, verb intransitive preterit tense and participle passive wept. Weeped, I believe is never used. [See Whoop. The primary sense is to cry out.]
1. To express sorrow, grief or anguish by outcry. This is the original sense. But in present usage, to manifest and express grief by outcry or by shedding tears.
They all wept sore, and fell on Pauls neck, and kissed him. Acts 20:1.
Phocion was rarely seen to weep or to laugh.
2. To shed tears from any passion. Persons sometimes weep for joy.
3. To lament; to complain. Numbers 11:10.
WEEP, verb transitive
1. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.
We wandring go through dreary wastes, and weep each others woe.
2. To shed moisture; as, to weep tears of joy.
Groves whose rich trees wept odrous gum and balm.
3. To drop; as the weeping amber.
4. To abound with wet; as weeping grounds.
1. One who weeps; one who sheds tears.
2. A white border on the sleeve of a mourning coat.
3. A species of monkey, the Simia Capucina.
None in heaven
Instances of penitential:
While doing good
Instances of weeping:
Of Abraham for Sarah
Of Jacob and Esau
1 Samuel 1:7
Of Jonathan and David
1 Samuel 20:41
At the grave of Lazarus
Of Mary Magdalene
WEEPING, participle present tense Lamenting; shedding tears.
WEEPING, noun Lamentation.
WEEPING-ROCK, noun [weep and rock.] A porous rock from which water gradually issues.
WEEPING-SPRING, noun A spring that slowly discharges water.
WEEPING-WILLOW, noun A species of willow, whose branches grow very long and slender, and hang down nearly in a perpendicular direction.