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Strong's #988 - בָּטַל

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a primitive root
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1) to cease

1a) (Qal) to cease

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 691 ‑ ἀργέω (arg‑eh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
NAS (2)
Ecclesiastes 2
HCS (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
BSB (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
ESV (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
WEB (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2014) lub (בתהל BThL) AC: Cease CO: ? AB: ?

V) lub (בתהל BThL) - Cease: To stop or become inactive. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (7): (vf: Paal) cease, hindered - Strongs: H988 (בָּטַל), H989 (בְּטַל)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [בָּטַל] verb cease (Late Hebrew בָּטֵל, Arabic , Ethiopic both be futile, vain, but Assyrian ba‰âlu, cease Lotz TP 68, so Aramaic בְּטֵיל, ) —

Qal Perfect וּבָֽטְליּ consecutive Ecclesiastes 12:3 and the grinders cease.

I. בטן (meaning dubious; √ of following).

[בְּטֵל] verb cease (late Biblical Hebrew); —

Pe`al Perfect 3 feminine singular בְּטִלַת Ezra 4:24, Participle feminine singular בָּֽטְלָא Ezra 4:24 (both of work).

Pa`el make to cease, accusative of person: Perfect 3 masculine plural בַּטִּ֫לוּ Ezra 4:23; Ezra 5:5; Infinitive לְבַטָּלָא Ezra 4:21, accusative of person omitted Ezra 6:3.

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

בָּטַל to be empty, vacant (compare בָּטַן), especially to be free from labour; hence to cease, to rest from, Ecclesiastes 12:3. Arab. بَطَلَ and Eth. በጠለ፡ to be empty, vain; more rarely, to cease.

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List of Word Forms
וּבָטְל֤וּ ובטלו ū·ḇā·ṭə·lū ūḇāṭəlū uvateLu
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