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Strong's #5528 - סָכַל

Transliteration
çâkal
Phonetics
saw-kal'
Root Word (Etymology)
for (H3688)
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
1493
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be foolish, be a fool

1a) (Piel) to make foolish, turn into foolishness

1b) (Niphal) to act or do foolishly

1c) (Hiphil) to do foolishly, play the fool

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (14)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 2
Isaiah 1
HCS (8)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (8)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (8)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (8)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2275) lxk (כסל KSL) AC: ? CO: Loins AB: Confidence: The loins as the seat of ones confidence, foolish or proper.

V) lxk (כסל KSL) - Foolish: To be foolishly confident in something. [df: lko] KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) foolish, fool - Strongs: H3688 (כָּסַל), H5528 (סָכַל)

Nm ) lxk (כסל KSL) - I. Loins:The seat of confidence. II. Confidence:In a foolish or proper manner. III. Fool:[df: lko] KJV (21): flank, hope, folly, loins, confidence - Strongs: H3689 (כֶּסֶל), H5529 (סֶכֶל), H5530 (סָכָל)

bm ) lixk (כסיל KSYL) - Fool: One who has confidence in something foolish. KJV (70): fool, foolish - Strongs: H3684 (כְּסִיל)

bf3) tflixk (כסילות KSYLWT) - Foolish: A foolish confidence. KJV (1): foolish - Strongs: H3687 (כְּסִילוּת)

ef1) elxik (כיסלה KYSLH) - Confidence: In a foolish or proper manner. KJV (2): confidence, folly - Strongs: H3690 (כִּסְלָה)

ef3) tflkix (סיכלות SYKLWT) - Folly: [df: twlkS] |kjv: folly, foolishness - Strongs: H5531 (שִׂכְלוּת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [סָכַל] verb be foolish, or a fool, usually in moral or spititual sense (Syriac Aph`el act foolishly; foolish, etc., ᵑ7סְכַל derived species, act foolishly; סַכְלָא fool; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic , Aph`el = ἁμαρτάνω, also derivatives Schw Idioticon 62; Assyrian saklu, perhaps foolish, Dl HWB 498; Aramaic סְכַל know, be intelligent, cause to understand, etc. (derived species), compare שׂכל; Mei Chrest. Targ. derives both these opposite meanings from Arabic form, likeness. Gerber178 thinks Hebrew verb denominative); —

Piel Imperfect יְסַכֵּל Isaiah 44:25, Imperative סַכֶּלנָֿא 2 Samuel 15:31, make foolish, turn into foolishness.

Niph`al Perfect 2 masculine singular נִסְכַּלְתָּ 2 Chronicles 16:9; נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ 1 Samuel 13:13; 1 singular נִסְכַּלְתִּי 2 Samuel 24:10 = 1 Chronicles 21:8, act or do foolishly.

Hiph`il Perfect 2 masculine singular הִסְכַּלְתָּ Genesis 31:28 (E), 1 singular הִסְכַּלְתִּי 1 Samuel 26:21, do foolishly, play the fool.


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

סָכַל not used in Kal, i.q. כָּסַל No. 3, Syr. and Zab. ܣܟܰܠ to be foolish, which must be carefully distinguished from the verb, which is similar in sound, שָׂכַל.

Piel, to make foolish, i.e. vain, fruitless, to frustrate, e.g. a counsel or purpose, 2 Samuel 15:31; Isaiah 44:25. Compare הוֹלֵל.

Hiphil, to act foolishly, with the addition of עֲשׂוֹ Genesis 31:28 without it, 1 Samuel 26:21. (Aram. Aph. id.)

Niphal

(1) to act foolishly (prop. to shew oneself foolish), 1 Samuel 13:13; 2 Chronicles 16:9.

(2) to act wickedly, 2 Samuel 24:10; 1 Chronicles 21:8, comp. כְּסִיל, נָבָל, etc. Hence [the following words.]


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List of Word Forms
הִסְכַּ֛לְתִּי הִסְכַּ֥לְתָּֽ הסכלת הסכלתי יְשַׂכֵּֽל׃ ישכל׃ נִסְכַּ֖לְתִּי נִסְכַּ֣לְתָּ נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ נסכלת נסכלתי סַכֶּל־ סכל־ his·kal·tā his·kal·tî hisKalta hiskaltā hisKalti hiskaltî nis·kā·lə·tā nis·kal·tā nis·kal·tî niskālətā nisKalta niskaltā nisKalti niskaltî sak·kel- sakkel sakkel- yə·śak·kêl yesakKel yəśakkêl
 
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