H8414 תּהוּ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root meaning to lie waste; a desolation (of surface), that is, desert; figuratively a worthless thing; adverbially in vain

KJV Usage: confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
a. formlessness (of primeval earth)
1. nothingness, empty space
b. that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)
c. wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
d. place of chaos
e. vanity
Origin: from an unused root meaning to lie waste
TWOT: 2494a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H8414 תּהוּ is used in the Bible

19 occurrences of H8414 תּהוּ

Genesis 1:2
Deuteronomy 32:10
1 Samuel 12:21
Job 6:18
Job 12:24
Job 26:7
Psalms 107:40
Isaiah 24:10
Isaiah 29:21
Isaiah 34:11
Isaiah 40:17
Isaiah 40:23
Isaiah 41:29
Isaiah 44:9
Isaiah 45:18
Isaiah 45:19
Isaiah 49:4
Isaiah 59:4
Jeremiah 4:23

Corresponding Greek Words

tohu G94 adikos
tohu G517 aoratos
tohu G1373 dipsos
tohu G2048 eremos
tohu G2756 kenos
tohu G3152 mataios