constr. fem. of 1086 (equiv. to 1097); prop. a failure of, i.e. (used only as a neg. particle, usually with prep. pref.) not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until, etc.:—because un[satiable], beside, but, + continual, except, from, lest, neither, no more, none, not, nothing, save, that no, without.
Biblical Hebrew, Strong's, Transliteration, Definition, Index with numbering from James Strong, The New Strong's Expanded Exaustive Concordance of the Bible, Red-letter ed. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001).