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Lexicon :: Strong's H3213 - yālal

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Strong’s Definitions

יָלַל yâlal, yaw-lal'; a primitive root; to howl (with a wailing tone) or yell (with a boisterous one):—(make to) howl, be howling.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H3213 in the following manner: howl (29x), howlings (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H3213 in the following manner: howl (29x), howlings (1x), variant (1x).
  1. (Hiphil) to howl, wail, make a howling

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָלַל yâlal, yaw-lal'; a primitive root; to howl (with a wailing tone) or yell (with a boisterous one):—(make to) howl, be howling.
STRONGS H3213: Abbreviations
[יָלַל] verb Hiph. howl, make a howling (onomatopoetic) —
Hiph. Perfect וְהֵילִל consecutive Jeremiah 47:2; וְהֵילִיל֫וּ consecutive Amos 8:3; Imperfect יְיֵלִיל Isaiah 15:2 3 times (Ges§ 70. 2, R. 2 Köi. 437, 421); אֲיֵלִיל Jeremiah 48:31; וְאֵילִי֫לָה Micah 1:8; יְיֵלִיל֫וּ Hosea 7:14 (Köi. 421); יְהֵילִי֫לוּ Isaiah 52:5; תִּיִלִי֫לוּ Isaiah 65:14; Imperative הֵילֵל Ezekiel 21:17; Zechariah 11:2; הֵילִי֫לִי Isaiah 14:31; Isaiah 49:3 + Jeremiah 48:20 Kt; הֵילִי֫לוּ Isaiah 13:6 13 times + Jeremiah 48:20 Qr, + Ezekiel 30:2 (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co); — utter or make a howling, give a howl, in distress, || זעק Hosea 7:14; Jeremiah 47:2; Isaiah 14:31; Jeremiah 25:34; Jeremiah 48:20,31 (followed by על), Ezekiel 21:17; || צעק Isaiah 65:14 (followed by מִן of occasion, source); || ספד Micah 1:8; Jeremiah 4:8; Joel 1:13; || הֹבִישׁ Joel 1:11; || בכה Joel 1:5 (compare Isaiah 15:2,3+ בֶּ֑כִי); followed by על Jeremiah 51:8; Isaiah 15:2,3; We proposes ילילו for יגילו Hosea 10:5 (others יחילו, see גיל above); followed by לְ Isaiah 16:7; absolute והילילו שׁירות היכל Amos 8:3 and palace-songs shall become howlings, Isaiah 13:6; Isaiah 16:7; Isaiah 23:1,6,14; Jeremiah 48:39; Jeremiah 49:3 (Ezekiel 30:2 see above), Zephaniah 1:11; Zechariah 11:2 (twice in verse); in cruel exultation Isaiah 52:5 compare De Che di. — On הֵילֵל בֶּןשָֿׁ֑חַר Isaiah 14:12 compare below I. הלל above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:6; 13:6; 14:12; 14:31; 14:31; 15:2; 15:2; 15:2; 15:3; 15:3; 16:7; 16:7; 23:1; 23:6; 23:14; 49:3; 52:5; 52:5; 65:14; 65:14


4:8; 25:34; 47:2; 47:2; 48:20; 48:20; 48:20; 48:31; 48:31; 48:39; 49:3; 51:8


21:17; 21:17; 30:2; 30:2


7:14; 7:14; 10:5


1:5; 1:11; 1:13


8:3; 8:3


1:8; 1:8




11:2; 11:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3213 matches the Hebrew יָלַל (yālal),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:6 - Howl H3213 ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:31 - Howl, H3213 O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: for there shall come from the north a smoke, and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 - He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl H3213 over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 - In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, H3213 weeping abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:7 - Therefore shall Moab howl H3213 for Moab, every one shall howl: H3213 for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 - The burden of Tyre. Howl, H3213 ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:6 - Pass ye over to Tarshish; howl, H3213 ye inhabitants of the isle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:14 - Howl, H3213 ye ships of Tarshish: for your strength is laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:5 - Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nought? they that rule over them make them to howl, H3213 saith the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 - Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl H3213 for vexation of spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:8 - For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: H3213 for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:34 - Howl, H3213 ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves in the ashes, ye principal of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished; and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:2 - Thus saith the LORD; Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is therein; the city, and them that dwell therein: then the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall howl. H3213
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:20 - Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl H3213 and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:31 - Therefore will I howl H3213 for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; mine heart shall mourn for the men of Kirheres.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:39 - They shall howl, H3213 saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:3 - Howl, H3213 O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:8 - Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl H3213 for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:12 - Cry and howl, H3213 son of man: for it shall be upon my people, it shall be upon all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall be upon my people: smite therefore upon thy thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:2 - Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Howl H3213 ye, Woe worth the day!
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:14 - And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they howled H3213 upon their beds: they assemble themselves for corn and wine, and they rebel against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:5 - Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, H3213 all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:11 - Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, H3213 O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:13 - Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, H3213 ye ministers of the altar: come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering and the drink offering is withholden from the house of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:3 - And the songs of the temple shall be howlings H3213 in that day, saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - Therefore I will wail and howl, H3213 I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the owls.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:11 - Howl, H3213 ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Howl, H3213 fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, H3213 O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
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