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Lexicon :: Strong's H2973 - yā'al

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יָאַל
Transliteration
yā'al
Pronunciation
yaw-al'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 830

Strong’s Definitions

יָאַל yâʼal, yaw-al'; a primitive root; properly, to be slack, i.e. (figuratively) to be foolish:—dote, be (become, do) foolish(-ly).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H2973 in the following manner: foolishly (1x), fool (1x), foolish (1x), dote (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H2973 in the following manner: foolishly (1x), fool (1x), foolish (1x), dote (1x).
  1. to be foolish, become fools, act foolishly, show wicked folly

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to show wicked folly

      2. to become fools

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָאַל yâʼal, yaw-al'; a primitive root; properly, to be slack, i.e. (figuratively) to be foolish:—dote, be (become, do) foolish(-ly).
STRONGS H2973: Abbreviations
† I. [יָאַל] verb be foolish (compare I. אול) —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural נוֺאֲלוּ Isaiah 19:3; Jeremiah 5:4; וְנֹאָ֑לוּ Jeremiah 50:36; 1st person plural נוֺאַלְנוּ Numbers 12:11; — do or act foolishly:
1. shew wicked folly = sin חַטָּאת אֲשֶׁר נוֺאַלְנוּ וַאֲשֶׁר חָטָאנוּ Numbers 12:11 (J); in Jeremiah 5:4 an exhibition of this folly is ascribed to ignorance.
2. become fools, lacking insight and judgment: נוֺאֲלוּ שְׂרֵי צֹעַן Isaiah 19:13 the princes of Zoan have become fools (|| נִשְּׁאוּ שָׂרֵי נֹף, and, in Isaiah 19:11 אֱוִילִים שָׂרֵי צֹעַן, etc.); חֶדֶב אֶלהַֿבַּדִּים וְנֹאָ֑לוּ Jeremiah 50:36 a sword is against the praters, and they shall become fools — be shewn up as such (|| חָֽתּוּ ׃).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

12:11; 12:11

Isaiah

19:3; 19:11; 19:13

Jeremiah

5:4; 5:4; 50:36; 50:36

H2973

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2973 matches the Hebrew יָאַל (yā'al),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:11 - Then Aaron said to Moses, “Oh, my lord, I beg you, do not [fn]hold us responsible for this sin by which we have turned H2973 out H2973 to H2973 be H2973 foolish H2973, and by which we have sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:13 - The officials of [fn]Zoan have turned H2973 out H2973 to H2973 be H2973 fools H2973,
The officials of Memphis are deluded;
Those who are the cornerstone of her tribes
Have [fn]led Egypt astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:4 - Then I said, “They are only the poor,
They are H2973 foolish H2973;
For they do not know the way of the LORD
Or the judgment of their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:36 - “A sword against the oracle priests, and they will become H2973 fools H2973!
A sword against her warriors, and they will be [fn]shattered!

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