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Lexicon :: Strong's H200 - 'iûeleṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as אֱוִיל (H191)
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TWOT Reference: 44c

Strong’s Definitions

אִוֶּלֶת ʼivveleth, iv-veh'-leth; from the same as H191; silliness:—folly, foolishly(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H200 in the following manner: folly (13x), foolishness (10x), foolish (1x), foolishly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H200 in the following manner: folly (13x), foolishness (10x), foolish (1x), foolishly (1x).
  1. foolishness, folly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִוֶּלֶת ʼivveleth, iv-veh'-leth; from the same as H191; silliness:—folly, foolishly(-ness).
STRONGS H200: Abbreviations
אִוֶּ֫לֶת 25 noun feminine folly. — absolute Proverbs 12:23 +; construct Proverbs 14:8 +; suffix אִוַּלְתִּי Psalm 38:6, etc.; — folly, special product of כְּסִילִים (see כֶּסֶל) Proverbs 12:23 + (12 times); with פְּתָאִים Proverbs 14:18; with אֱוִלִיים only Proverbs 16:22; Proverbs 27:22 for alliteration. It is bound up in mind of boy, to be removed only by rod of discipline Proverbs 22:15; א׳ personified tears down house built by חַכְמוֺת נָשִׁים Proverbs 14:1; it is contrasted with תְּבוּנָה Proverbs 14:29; Proverbs 15:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




12:23; 12:23; 14:1; 14:8; 14:18; 14:29; 15:21; 16:22; 22:15; 27:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H200 matches the Hebrew אִוֶּלֶת ('iûeleṯ),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:5 -

My [fn]wounds grow foul and fester

Because of my foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:5 -

God, You know my foolishness H200,

And my guilt is not hidden from You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:23 -

He will die for lack of instruction,

And in the greatness of his foolishness H200 he will go astray.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:23 -

A prudent person conceals knowledge,

But the heart of fools proclaims foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:16 -

Every prudent person acts with knowledge,

But a fool [fn]displays foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:1 -

The wise woman builds her house,

But the foolish H200 tears it down with her own hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:8 -

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way,

But the foolishness H200 of fools is deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:17 -

A quick-tempered person acts foolishly H200,

And a person of evil devices is hated.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 -

The naive inherit foolishness H200,

But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:24 -

The crown of the wise is their riches,

But the foolishness H200 of fools is simply foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:29 -

One who is slow to anger has great understanding;

But one who is [fn]quick-tempered exalts foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:2 -

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge pleasant,

But the mouth of fools spouts foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:14 -

The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge,

But the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:21 -

Foolishness H200 is joy to one who lacks [fn]sense,

But a person of understanding walks straight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 -

Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it,

But the discipline of fools is foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:12 -

Let a person meet a bear robbed of her cubs,

Rather than a fool in his foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 -

One who gives an answer before he hears,

It is foolishness H200 and shame to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:3 -

The foolishness H200 of a person ruins his way,

And his heart rages against the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 -

Foolishness H200 is bound up in the heart of a child;

The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:9 -

The devising of foolishness H200 is sin,

And the scoffer is an abomination to humanity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:4 -

Do not answer a fool [fn]according to his foolishness H200,

Or you will also be like him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:5 -

Answer a fool as his foolishness H200 deserves,

So that he will not be wise in his own eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:11 -

Like a dog that returns to its vomit,

So is a fool who repeats [fn]his foolishness H200.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:22 -

Though you pound the fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain,

His foolishness H200 still will not leave him.

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