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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0191 - אֱוִיל

Word Origin
from an unused root (meaning to be perverse)
Parts of Speech
Adjective Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) be foolish, foolish

1a) (substantive)

1a1) of one who despises wisdom

1a2) of one who mocks when guilty

1a3) of one who is quarrelsome

1a4) of one who is licentious

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 453 ‑ ἀνόητος (an‑o'‑ay‑tos);  521 ‑ ἀπαίδευτος (ap‑ah'ee‑dyoo‑tos);  765 ‑ ἀσεβής (as‑eb‑ace');  878 ‑ ἄφρων (af'‑rone);  2233 ‑ ἡγέομαι (hayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  3474 ‑ μωρός (mo‑ros');  4312 ‑ προπετής (prop‑et‑ace');  5337 ‑ φαῦλος (fow'‑los);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (26) NAS (26) HCS (26)
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 19
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 19
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 19
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
n-cmp 3
n-cms 15
n-cmp 3
n-cms 18
n-cmp 3
n-cms 18

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1254) al (לא LA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Without: To be without anything such as nothing. Related to el. Apparently an opposite of la.

A) al (לא LA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Nothing

Nm ) al (לא LA) - Nothing: To be without, to not be. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: la hl] KJV (97): never, nay, no, none, nor, not, nothing, rather, whither, without, neither, none - Strongs: H408 (אַל), H409 (אַל), H3809 (לָה)

rm ) fal (לאו LAW) - But: As an alternative, to have what you are without. [df: wla] KJV (2): but, though - Strongs: H432 (אִלּוּ)

B) aal (לאא LAA) AC: ? CO: Idol AB: Worthless

bm ) aial (לאיא LAYA) - I. Idol:A god without power. II. Worthless:[df: lyla]KJV (20): idol, image, no value, nought - Strongs: H457 (אֱלִיל)

dm ) afal (לאוא LAWA) - Worthless: [df: lwla] KJV (1): nought - Strongs: H434 (אֱלוּל)

fm ) iaal (לאאי LAAY) - Worthless: [df: ylla] KJV (2): woe - Strongs: H480 (אַלְלַי)

om ) aafl (לואא LWAA) - Not: [df: alwl ylwl] KJV (14): except, unless, if, not - Strongs: H3884 (לוּלֵי)

J) afl (לוא LWA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Foolish

Nm ) afl (לוא LWA) - I. If:To have what you are without. [df: hl wl]II. Not: [df: hl]KJV (98): if, would, that, oh, peradventure, pray, though - Strongs: H3808 (לוֹא), H3863 (לֻא)

Nf2 ) tafl (לואת LWAT) - Foolishness: To be without wisdom. [df: tlwa] KJV (25): folly, foolishness, foolish, foolishly - Strongs: H200 (אִוֶּלֶת)

bm ) aifl (לויא LWYA) - Foolish: One without wisdom. [df: lywa] KJV (26): fool, foolish - Strongs: H191 (אֱוִיל)

fm ) iafl (לואי LWAY) - I. If:To have what you are without. [df: ylwa yla]II. Foolish:To be without wisdom. [df: ylwa]KJV (12): if, may, peradventure, unless - Strongs: H194 (אֻלַי), H196 (אֱוִלִי)

pm ) mafl (לואמ LWAM) - But: On the contrary, A desirous outcome. [df: Mlwa] KJV (19): but, truly, surely, very, howbeit, wherefore, truly - Strongs: H199 (אוּלָם)

L) ali (ילא YLA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Foolish

V) ali (ילא YLA) - Foolish: To be without wisdom. [df: lay] KJV (4): (vf: Niphal) foolishly, fool, foolish, dote - Strongs: H2973 (יָאַל)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֱוִיל26 adjective ( foolish׳א Job 5:2 +; plural אֱוִילִים Psalm 107:17 +, etc.; — foolish, Proverbs 29:9 (׳אִישׁ א) Hosea 9:7 (predicate of prophet); compare Isaiah 35:8, elsewhere

noun masculine fool (always morally bad), who despises wisdom & discipline Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 15:5; mocks at guilt Proverbs 14:9; is quarrelsome Proverbs 20:3; licentious Proverbs 7:22; it is folly & useless to instruct him Proverbs 16:22; Proverbs 27:22 (19t. Proverbs); compare also Jeremiah 4:22; Job 5:2,3; Isaiah 19:11; Psalm 107:17.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֱוִיל pl. אֱוִילִים m. (root אָוַל).

(1) a fool, foolish, either as an adj. אִישׁ אֱוִיל Proverbs 29:9; Hosea 9:7, or as is more often the case, as a subst. Job 5:2; Isaiah 19:11, 35:8 Proverbs 7:22, 10:14 11:29 14:3 15:5 opposed to the prudent (עָרוּם), Proverbs 12:16, and to the wise (חָכָם), Proverbs 10:14 sometimes

(2) it includes the notion of impiety, Job 5:3.

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List of Word Forms
אֱ֝וִ֗יל אֱ֝וִיל אֱ֭וִיל אֱ֭וִלִים אֱוִ֑יל אֱוִ֗יל אֱוִ֣יל אֱוִֽיל׃ אֱוִילִ֥ים אֱוִלִ֣ים אויל אויל׃ אוילים אולים הָאֱוִ֨יל ׀ האויל וֶֽ֝אֱוִילִ֗ים וֶאֱוִ֥יל וֶאֱוִילִ֖ים ואויל ואוילים לֶֽ֭אֱוִיל לֶֽאֱוִ֣יל לאויל ’ĕ·wi·lîm ’ĕ·wî·lîm ’ĕ·wîl ’ĕwîl ’ĕwilîm ’ĕwîlîm eVil Evilim hā’ĕwîl hā·’ĕ·wîl haeVil le’ĕwîl le·’ĕ·wîl Leevil veeVil veeviLim we’ĕwîl we’ĕwîlîm we·’ĕ·wî·lîm we·’ĕ·wîl
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