“31 It is a sabbath of solemn rest for you, and you shall‘afflict’ (‘anah: give account,lift up, etc..)your souls. It is a statute forever.”
May blessings be in YH!
Strong’s Hebrew Lexicon:
Afflict: 6030 `anahaw-naw’ a primitive root; properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce:–give account, afflict (by mistake for 6031), (cause to, give) answer, bring low (by mistake for 6031), cry, hear, Leannoth, lift up, say, X scholar, (give a) shout, sing (together by course), speak, testify,utter, (bear)witness.See also 1042, 1043.