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  #0176 אוֹ 'ow {o}

 presumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of 'av {av};
    short for 185; TWOT - 36; conjunction

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) or, rather
    1a) implying that the latter choice is preferred
    1b) or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle
    1c) (in series) either...or, whether...or
    1d) if perchance
    1e) except, or else
 2) whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

The first form is presumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of the second form which is short for H0185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if:—also, and, either, if, at the least, X nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #176.
  • אוֹ
  • o (14d); a prim. root; or:—
  • NASB - also(1), either(1), if(2), if*(1), nor(1), or(294), otherwise(1), say(1), whether(8).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - also, and, desire, either, least, nor,
      or, otherwise, should, then, whether; 21
Proverbs 30:31.
Song of Songs 2:7; 3:5.
Leviticus 13:49, 53.
Genesis 24:55.
Judges 11:34.
Genesis 24:49, 50; 31:43. Exodus 19:13; 21:18, 31. Leviticus 13:53, 53; 20:17.
2 Samuel 18:13.
Ezekiel 21:10.
Leviticus 26:41.
Leviticus 5:1.
The following translates multiple Hebrew or Aramaic words:
Proverbs 31:4.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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