|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, or the like.
2. (v. i.) Hence, to lament; to grieve.
3. (v. i.) To make a sound like sighing.
4. (v. t.) To exhale (the breath) in sighs.
5. (v. t.) To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.
6. (v. t.) To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.
7. (n.) A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing.
8. (v. i.) Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament.
Sigh (18 Occurrences)
Mark 7:34 Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!" (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 8:12 He sighed deeply in his spirit, and said, "Why does this generation seek a sign? Most certainly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation." (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 8:23 And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies. (WEY)
2 Corinthians 5:2 For in this one we sigh, because we long to put on over it our dwelling which comes from Heaven-- (WEY)
2 Corinthians 5:4 Yes, we who are in this tent certainly do sigh under our burdens, for we do not wish to lay aside that with which we are now clothed, but to put on more, so that our mortality may be absorbed in Life. (WEY RSV)
Exodus 2:23 It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Psalms 77:3 I remember God, and I groan. I complain, and my spirit is overwhelmed. Selah. (See NAS)
Psalms 90:9 For all our days have passed away in your wrath. We bring our years to an end as a sigh. (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh. (See JPS ASV YLT)
Isaiah 24:7 The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted sigh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly; all her gates are desolate, her priests do sigh: her virgins are afflicted, and she herself is in bitterness. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Lamentations 1:11 All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for food to refresh the soul: look, Yahweh, and see; for I am become abject. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Lamentations 1:21 They have heard that I sigh; there is none to comfort me; All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that you have done it: You will bring the day that you have proclaimed, and they shall be like me. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Lamentations 3:39 What -- sigh habitually doth a living man, A man for his sin? (YLT)
Ezekiel 9:4 Yahweh said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark on the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry over all the abominations that are done in its midst. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 21:6 Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 21:7 It shall be, when they tell you, Why do you sigh? that you shall say, Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Ezekiel 24:17 Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread. (WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)