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Lexicon :: Strong's H1100 - bᵊlîyaʿal

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masculine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

בְּלִיַּעַל bᵉlîyaʻal, bel-e-yah'-al; from H1097 and H3276;(often in connection with H376, H802, H1121, etc.) without profit, worthlessness; by extension, destruction, wickedness:—Belial, evil, naughty, ungodly (men), wicked.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H1100 in the following manner: Belial (16x), wicked (5x), ungodly (3x), evil (1x), naughty 1 ungodly men (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H1100 in the following manner: Belial (16x), wicked (5x), ungodly (3x), evil (1x), naughty 1 ungodly men (1x).
  1. worthlessness

    1. worthless, good for nothing, unprofitable, base fellow

    2. wicked

    3. ruin, destruction (construct)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּלִיַּעַל bᵉlîyaʻal, bel-e-yah'-al; from H1097 and H3276;(often in connection with H376, H802, H1121, etc.) without profit, worthlessness; by extension, destruction, wickedness:—Belial, evil, naughty, ungodly (men), wicked.
STRONGS H1100: Abbreviations
בְּלִיַּ֫עַל 27 noun [masculine] worthlessness (compound בְּלִי not, without and יַעַל worth, use, profit) — בּ׳ Deuteronomy 13:14 + 20 times; בְּלִיָּ֑עַל Psalm 101:3 + 5 times; — the quality of being useless, good for nothing.
1. abstract אִישׁ (ה)בליעל, אַנְשֵׁי הבליעל, worthless, good-for-nothing, base fellows 1 Samuel 25:25; 2 Samuel 16:7; 2 Samuel 20:1; 1 Kings 21:13; Proverbs 16:27; = בֶּן־ב׳ 1 Samuel 25:17, בְּנֵי ב׳ Deuteronomy 13:14; Judges 19:22; Judges 20:13; 1 Samuel 2:12; 1 Samuel 10:27; 1 Kings 21:10, 13; 2 Chronicles 13:7; בַּת ב׳ 1 Samuel 1:16 (drunken woman); עֵד ב׳ base witness Proverbs 19:28; דְּבַר ב׳ base, wicked thing Psalm 41:9 (yet compare 3 below), Psalm 101:3 (add probably also 1 Samuel 29:10, so Greek Version of the LXX We Dr); ב׳⬩⬩⬩דָּבָר (elliptical and in apposition) Deuteronomy 15:9.
2. concrete elliptical of אישׁ ב׳ 2 Samuel 23:6; Job 34:18; כָּל־אִישׁ רַע וּבְלִיַּעַל 1 Samuel 30:22; אָדָם בְּלִיַּעַל Proverbs 6:12.
3. ruin, destruction: so Psalm 41:9 according to De Che and others, but see above; יֹעֵץ ב׳ counsellor of ruin Nahum 1:11; ב׳ alone a man of ruin, destroyer Nahum 2:1; נַחֲלֵי ב׳ floods of destruction (|| שְׁאוֺל) 2 Samuel 22:5 = Psalm 18:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:14; 13:14; 15:9


19:22; 20:13

1 Samuel

1:16; 2:12; 10:27; 25:17; 25:25; 29:10; 30:22

2 Samuel

16:7; 20:1; 22:5; 23:6

1 Kings

21:10; 21:13; 21:13

2 Chronicles





18:5; 41:9; 41:9; 101:3; 101:3


6:12; 16:27; 19:28


1:11; 2:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1100 matches the Hebrew בְּלִיַּעַל (bᵊlîyaʿal),
which occurs 27 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:13 - Certain men, the children of Belial, H1100 are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:9 - Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked H1100 heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:22 - Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, H1100 beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, H1100 which are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:16 - Count not thine handmaid for a daughter of Belial: H1100 for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:12 - Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; H1100 they knew not the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:27 - But the children of Belial H1100 said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him, and brought him no presents. But he held his peace.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:17 - Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his household: for he is such a son of Belial, H1100 that a man cannot speak to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:25 - Let not my lord, I pray thee, regard this man of Belial, H1100 even Nabal: for as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him: but I thine handmaid saw not the young men of my lord, whom thou didst send.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:22 - Then answered all the wicked men and men of Belial, H1100 of those that went with David, and said, Because they went not with us, we will not give them ought of the spoil that we have recovered, save to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them away, and depart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:7 - And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial: H1100
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:1 - And there happened to be there a man of Belial, H1100 whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:5 - When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men H1100 made me afraid;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:6 - But the sons of Belial H1100 shall be all of them as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:10 - And set two men, sons of Belial, H1100 before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:13 - And there came in two men, children of Belial, H1100 and sat before him: and the men of Belial H1100 witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:7 - And there are gathered unto him vain men, the children of Belial, H1100 and have strengthened themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted, and could not withstand them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:18 - Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? H1100 and to princes, Ye are ungodly?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:4 - The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men H1100 made me afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:8 - An evil H1100 disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 101:3 - I will set no wicked H1100 thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:12 - A naughty H1100 person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:27 - An ungodly H1100 man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - An ungodly H1100 witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:11 - There is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil against the LORD, a wicked H1100 counsellor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:15 - Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked H1100 shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.
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