Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2986 - יָבַל
1) to bring, lead, carry, conduct, bear along
1a1) to bear along, bring
1a2) to carry away, lead away
1a3) to lead, conduct
1b1) to be borne along
1b2) to be borne (to the grave)
1b3) to be brought, be led, be conducted
ef4) tilib (בילית BYLYT) - Except: A flowing away of all except one. Can also mean not or nothing in the sense of all things flowing away. [df: ytlb] KJV (30): but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch - Strongs: H1115 (בִּלְתִּי)
if) lbt (תבל TBL) - I. Earth:A land flowing with substance. II. Confusion:An action that lacks any results. [Used in the sense of beastiality] KJV (38): world, habitable part, confusion - Strongs: H8397 (תֶּבֶל), H8398 (בֵּבֵל)
Nf) lba (אבל ABL) - I. Meadow:A moist ground. II. Mourning:A flowing of tears. III. Surely:A flowing of certainty. KJV (44): mourning, plain, but, nevertheless - Strongs: H57 (אָבֵל), H58 (אָבֵל), H60 (אֵבֶל), H61 (אֲבָל)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יָבַל [unused in Kal]
(1) to flow, especially copiously, and with some violence. (Arabic وَبَلَ to flow copiously, to rain, whence وَبْلُ, واَبِلُ a shower. Answering to this, is German wallen, whence Welle.) Hence יָבָל, יוּבָל, אוּבָל a river, בּוּל for יְבוּל shower, מַבּוּל a flood, deluge (in which Yod, like Nun elsewhere, is inserted in the next letter) [its omission being compensated by Dagesh].
(2) to run as a sore, whence יַבָּל having a running sore.
(3) poetically to go, to walk, like the Germ. wallen, poet. for to walk, a metaphor derived from water, comp. the French aller, which belongs to the same stock as wallen, as has been well observed by Adelung (iv. p. 1366); see Hiphil.
Hiphil הוֹבִיל (Syriac ܐܘܰܒܶܠ), causat. of No. 3, poetically for הֵבִיא
(1) to lead, to bring, e.g. persons, Psalms 60:11, 108:11.
(2) to bear, to carry, as gifts, Psalms 68:30, 76:12, Zephaniah 3:10.
(3) to produce, to bring forth, as the earth. Hence יְבוּל, בּוּלּ produce, תֵּבֵל fertile or inhabited earth.
(1) to be brought, led, Psalms 45:15, 16 Psalms 45:16; Isaiah 53:7, 55:12 Jeremiah 11:19.
(2) to be brought, carried, Isaiah 18:7; Hosea 10:6, 12:2 to be borne, as to the grave, Job 10:19, 21:30, 32 Job 21:32.
Derivatives, see Kal No. 1, and Hiphil No. 3.
[“יָבַל to rejoice, an onomatopoetic root, unused; hence יוֹבֵל, יוּבָל II.”]
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