Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Also, either, if, at the least, or, otherwise, then, whether, desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4)

Hebrew: אוֹ, ʾô (H176)

218 King James Bible Verses


Here are also, and, either, if, at the least and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אוֹ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H176

Hebrew Base Word: אוֹ

Part of speech: Conjunction

Usage: Also, and, either, if, at the least, × nor, or, otherwise, then, whether

Definition: Desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if.

Detailed definition:

  1. Or, rather.
    1. Implying that the latter choice is preferred.
    2. Or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle.
    3. (in series) either...or, whether...or.
    4. If perchance.
    5. Except, or else.
  2. Whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then.

Derived terms: Presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of אַו ; short for H185.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔo
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔo̞w
  3. Transliteration: ʾô
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: oh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: oh

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Bible Verses with אוֹ (H176)

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