Word Summary
laah: to be weary or impatient
Original Word: לָאָה
Transliteration: laah
Phonetic Spelling: (law-aw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be weary or impatient
Meaning: to tire, to be, disgusted
Strong's Concordance
faint, grieve, loathe, be, make weary selves

A primitive root; to tire; (figuratively) to be (or make) disgusted -- faint, grieve, lothe, (be, make) weary (selves).


H3811. laah

[לָאָה‎] verb be weary, impatient (compare Arabic be slow, hesitating (Frey); after difficulty, with difficulty (Lane3007); Aramaic לְאִי‎, , ); —

Qal Imperfect2masculine singular תִּלְאֶהJob 4:2; וַתֵּ֑לֶא4:5; 3plural וַיִּלְאוּGenesis 19:11; — be weary (in vain endeavour) followed by Infinitive 19:11; be weary, impatient at attempted consolation absolute Job 4:2; at calamity absolute 4:5 ("" בָּהַל‎).

Niph`al Perfect נִלְאָהProverbs 26:15 2t.; 2 feminine singular נִלְאֵיתIsaiah 47:13; נִלְאֵיתִי1:14 3t., etc.; — followed by infinitive be weary of doing a thing, Exodus 7:18 (JE), make oneself weary in doing something Proverbs 26:15 (of sluggard's laziness), weary (i.e. strenuously exert) oneself to Jeremiah 9:4; 20:9; absolute of eager and hopeless prayer ׳נִל עלהַֿבָּמָה‎ Moab, Isaiah 16:12 ("" לְהִתְמַּלֵּל אֶלמִֿקְדָּשׁוֺ בָּא נִרְאָה,‎); of vain consultations, (followed by בְּ‎) Babylon 47:13; subject ׳י‎, followed by infinitive 1:14; Jeremiah 6:11; 15:6, always of exhausted patience; figurative of parched soil (absolute) Psalm 68:10.

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular suffix הֶלְאָנִיJob 16:7; 3feminine singular הֶלְאָתEzekiel 24:12 (strike out ᵐ5‎ Co), 1 singular suffix הֶלְאֵתִיךָMicah 6:3; Imperfect וַיַּלְאוּךָJeremiah 12:5; תַּלְאוּIsaiah 7:13; Infinitiveconstruct הַלְאוֺת7:13; — weary, make weary, exhaust, followed by accusative Job 16:7 (subject God); exhaust patience of, object God Isaiah 7:13; object men 7:13; Jeremiah 12:5; Micah 6:3.