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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5037 - נָבָל

Transliteration
nâbâl
Phonetics
naw-bawl'
Origin
the same as (H5036)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Nabhal or Nabal = “fool”

1) a man of Carmel who spurned David’s messengers, then died of shock when he realised it might cause his death; his case was pleaded by his wife Abigail who became David’s wife after his death

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
NAS (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
HCS (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
BSB (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
ESV (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
WEB (22)
1 Samuel
20
2
Verse Results
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
כְנָבָל֙ כנבל לְנָבָ֛ל לנבל מִנָּבָ֔ל מנבל נָבָ֔ל נָבָ֖ל נָבָ֗ל נָבָ֛ל נָבָ֜ל נָבָ֡ל נָבָ֣ל נָבָ֥ל נָבָל֒ נָבָל֙ נבל chenaVal ḵə·nā·ḇāl ḵənāḇāl lə·nā·ḇāl lənāḇāl lenaVal min·nā·ḇāl minnāḇāl minnaVal nā·ḇāl nāḇāl naVal
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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