תהום

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly cognate to Arabic هَامَ (hāma, to be thirsty, to crave).

Noun[edit]

תְּהוֹם (t'hómf

  1. abyss, void, deep, depth
    • Psalm 42 verse 8:
      תְּהוֹם-אֶל-תְּהוֹם קוֹרֵא, לְקוֹל צִנּוֹרֶיךָ; כָּל-מִשְׁבָּרֶיךָ וְגַלֶּיךָ, עָלַי עָבָרוּ.‎
      Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterfalls: All thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.
  2. (figuratively) large difference

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