תוהו

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תוהו / תֹּהוּ (tóhum [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. (Biblical Hebrew, poetic) desolation, nothingness, emptiness
    • Job 26:7, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      נֹטֶה צָפוֹן עַל־תֹּהוּ, תֹּלֶה אֶרֶץ עַל־בְּלִי־מָה.‎‎
      noté tzafón 'al-tóhu, tolé éretz 'al-bəli-má.
      He stretcheth out the north over the empty space, And hangeth the earth over nothing.

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