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Strong's #05036 - נָבָל

Transliteration
nâbâl
Phonetics
naw-bawl'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5034)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
1285a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) foolish, senseless, fool

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 521 ‑ ἀπαίδευτος (ap‑ah'ee‑dyoo‑tos);  801 ‑ ἀσύνετος (as‑oon'‑ay‑tos);  878 ‑ ἄφρων (af'‑rone);  3474 ‑ μωρός (mo‑ros');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (18)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (19)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
Job 2
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
HCS (18)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (18)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (15)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (18)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2369) lbn (נבל NBL) AC: Flow CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lb]

V) lbn (נבל NBL) - Fail: To wear out or fade away. KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Piel) fall, esteem, foolishly, nought, vile - Strongs: H5034 (נֵבֶל)

Nm) lbn (נבל NBL) - I. Pitcher:For flowing of liquids. II. Fool:In the sense of fading away. III. Nevel:A musical instrument in the sense of flowing music. KJV (56): psalteries, bottle, viol, flagon, pitcher, vessel, fool, foolish, vile - Strongs: H5035 (נֵבֶל), H5036 (נָבָל)

Nf1) elbn (נבלה NBLH) - I. Carcass:As a flowing away of life. II. Folly:In the sense of fading away. KJV (61): carcass, die, dead, body - Strongs: H5038 (נְבֵלָה), H5039 (נְבָלָה)

Nf4) tflbn (נבלות NBLWT) - Vagina: In the sense of flowing. KJV (1): lewdness - Strongs: H5040 (נַבְלוּת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. נָבָל adjective foolish, senseless, especially of the man who has no perception of ethical and religious claims, and with collateral idea of ignoble, disgraceful; — absolute ׳נ 2 Samuel 3:33 14t.; masculine plural נְבָלִים 2 Samuel 13:13; Ezekiel 13:3 (ᵐ5 Co מִלִּבָּם); feminine plural נְבָלוֺת Job 2:10; — senseless, especially of religious and moral insensibility: ׳עַם נ Deuteronomy 32:6 (of Israel, unappreciative of J.'s benefits; opposed to חָכָם), so of heathen nation Psalm 74:18 (blaspheming name of ׳י), ׳גּוֺי נ Deuteronomy 32:21 ("" לֹא עָם); ׳הַנְּבִאִים הַנּ Ezekiel 13:3 (si vera lectio, see above); elsewhere as substantive (impious and presumptuous) fool, Isaiah 32:5 (opposed to נָדִיב noble-minded), characterized as at once irreligious and churlish, Isaiah 32:6; denying God Psalm 14:1 = Psalm 53:2; insulting God Psalm 74:22, and God's servant Psalm 39:9; Proverbs 17:7 arrogant speech becometh not the (impious and presumptuous) fool (whose faults it only makes the more conspicuous), much less do lying lips him that this is noble (נדיב), Proverbs 17:21 ("" כְּסִיל), Proverbs 30:22 ונבל כי ישׂבע לחם (one of the things under which the earth trembles), בְּנֵי נָבָל Job 30:8i.e. ignoble men ("" בְּנֵי בְלִישֵֿׁם); as one who might be expected to have a contumelious end, ימות אבנר׳הַכְּמוֺת נ 2 Samuel 3:33 was Abner (destined) to die, as a ׳נ dieth ? of the man who amasses riches unjustly ובאחריתו יהיה נבל Jeremiah 17:11i.e. will prove himself to be a ׳נ; as acting immorally (with collateral idea of disgracefully) 2 Samuel 13:13 ואתה תהיה כְּאַחַדהַנְּבָלִים בישׂראל (compare נְבָלָה); feminine only in כְּדַבֵּר אַחַתהַנְּבָלוֺת Job 2:10 (of Job's wife). compare Dr Deuteronomy 22:21. 32,6. 15.21; Psalt. 457.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָבָל fem. נְבָלָה adj.

(1)  stupid, foolish, Proverbs 17:7, 21 Proverbs 17:21; Jeremiah 17:11. More often

(2) impious, abandoned, wicked (comp. אֱוִיל), 1 Samuel 25:25; 2 Samuel 3:33 specially impious, ungodly. Job 2:10; Psalms 14:1, 53:2, אָמַר נָבָל בְּלִבּוֹ אֵין אֱלֹהִים “the fool saith in his heart, there is no God.” The Arabs use with the same extent of signification the word كافر.

(3) [Nabal], pr.n. m. 1 Samuel 25:3, seq.


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List of Word Forms
הַנְּבָלִ֑ים הַנְּבָלִ֖ים הַנְּבָלוֹת֙ הנבלות הנבלים וְ֝נָבָ֗ל ונבל לְנָבָ֖ל לְנָבָ֣ל לנבל נָ֝בָ֗ל נָ֭בָל נָבָ֖ל נָבָ֣ל נָבָֽל׃ נָבָל֙ נבל נבל׃ han·nə·ḇā·lîm han·nə·ḇā·lō·wṯ hannəḇālîm hannəḇālōwṯ hannevaLim hannevalOt lə·nā·ḇāl lənāḇāl lenaVal nā·ḇāl nāḇāl naVal Navol venaVal wə·nā·ḇāl wənāḇāl
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