Complaining • Protest
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Complain; Complaint
Complain; Complaint [Heb. śî (a)ḥ, rîḇ (Jgs. 21:22; Job 31:13; Jer. 2:29; 12:1), ‘ānan (Nu. 11:1; Lam. 3:39), yāḵaḥ (Gen. 21:25), tôḵaḥaṯ (Hab. 2:1); Aram šeḵaḥ (Dnl. 6:4f) Gk. momphḗ (Col. 3:13), lógos (Acts 19:38), légō (Phil. 4:11)]; AV also REPROVE (Gen. 21:25; Hab. 2:1), PLEAD
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMPLAINING<kom-plan’-ing> ([צְוָחָה‎, tsewachah], “cry,” “outcry,” [שִׂיחַ‎, siach], “meditation,” “complaint”): tsewachah is translated “complaining” (Psalm 144:14, the Revised Version (British and American) “outcry,” “no complaining (outcry) in our streets,” i.e. “open places” where
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
ComplaintHebrew expression: ribPronunciation: REEBStrong’s Number: 7379Key Verses2 Samuel 15:2, 4; Job 29:16; Proverbs 18:17; Isaiah 1:23; Micah 6:2; Hosea 4:1The prophets were precise in their accusations against the nation and people of Israel. They often presented their charges as God’s “complaint.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
COMPLAINING, kom-plānʹing (צְוָחָה‎, çewāḥāh, “cry,” “outcry,” שִׂיחַ‎, a, “meditation,” “complaint”): çewāḥāh is trd “complaining” (Ps 144:14, RV “outcry,” “no c. [outcry] in our streets,” i.e. “open places” where the people commonly assembled near the gate of the city (cf 2 Ch 32:6; Neh 8:1);
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