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Strong's #2870 - טָבְאֵל

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2895) and (H410)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Tabeel = “God is good”

1) a man whose son was either in the army of Pekah or the army of Rezin and whom Pekah and Rezin proposed to make king of Israel

2) an officer of the Persian government in Samaria in the reign of Artaxerxes

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
HCS (0)
HCS (2)
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (2)
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (2)
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (2)
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 טָֽבְאֵל proper name, masculine (Aramaic; = God is good, see טוֺב; according to Wkl (see below) God is wise, compare Aramaic , Ethiopic be wise; Arabic act as physician, expert) — Persian officer in Samaria Ezra 4:7, ᵐ5 Ταβεηλ.

טָֽבְאַ֑ל proper name, masculine (apparently pointed to mean good-for-nothing (אַל as negative) see De Di Du Sta Gesch i. 590, originally טָֽבְאֵל; Ol§ 91 d ii, 537 and others think אַ֑ל- simply pausal form) — Aramean, whose son Pekah and Resin proposed to make king of Jerusalem in place of Ahaz; only בֶּןטָֽֿבְאַ֑ל Isaiah 7:6 (Wkl Alttest. Untersuch. 1892. 74identification with Resin, comparing טַבְרִמֹּן father of Benhadad).

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List of Word Forms
טָֽבְאֵל֙ טָֽבְאַֽל׃ טבאל טבאל׃ ṭā·ḇə·’al ṭā·ḇə·’êl ṭāḇə’al ṭāḇə’êl TaveAl taveEl
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