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Lexicon :: Strong's H5037 - nāḇāl

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as נָבָל (H5036)
Strong’s Definitions

נָבָל Nâbâl, naw-bawl'; the same as H5036; dolt; Nabal, an Israelite:—Nabal.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H5037 in the following manner: Nabal (18x), Nabhal (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H5037 in the following manner: Nabal (18x), Nabhal (4x).
  1. Nabhal or Nabal = "fool"

    1. a man of Carmel who spurned David's messengers, then died of shock when he realised it might cause his death; his case was pleaded by his wife Abigail who became David's wife after his death

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָבָל Nâbâl, naw-bawl'; the same as H5036; dolt; Nabal, an Israelite:—Nabal.
II. נָבָל proper name, masculine (on popular etymology see 1 Samuel 25:25 below); — a churlish man of Carmel, whose widow David married 1 Samuel 25:3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 14, 19, 25 (twice in verse) (כִּשְׁמוֺ כֶּןהֿ֔וּא נָבָל שְׁמוֺ וּנְּבָלָה עִמּוֺ), 1 Samuel 25:26 10 times 1 Samuel + 2 Samuel 2:2; 2 Samuel 3:3. Greek Version of the LXX Ναβαλ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

25:3; 25:4; 25:5; 25:9; 25:10; 25:14; 25:19; 25:25; 25:25; 25:26

2 Samuel

2:2; 3:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5037 matches the Hebrew נָבָל (nāḇāl),
which occurs 22 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - (now the man’s name was Nabal H5037, and his wife’s name was Abigail. And the woman was [fn]intelligent and beautiful in appearance, but the man was harsh and evil in his dealings, and he was a Calebite),
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:4 - that David heard in the wilderness that Nabal H5037 was shearing his sheep.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:5 - So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel and [fn]visit Nabal H5037, and greet him in my name;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:9 - When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal H5037 in accordance with all these words in David’s name; then they waited.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:10 - But Nabal H5037 answered David’s servants and said, “Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:14 - Now one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal’s H5037 wife, saying, “Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to [fn]greet our master, and he spoke to them in anger.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:19 - Then she said to her young men, “Go on ahead of me; behold, I am coming after you.” But she did not tell her husband Nabal H5037.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:25 - “Please do not let my lord [fn]pay attention to this [fn]worthless man, Nabal H5037, for as his name is, so is he. [fn]Nabal H5037 is his name, and stupidity is with him; but I your slave did not see the young men of my lord whom you sent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:26 - “Now then, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, since the LORD has restrained you from [fn]shedding blood, and from [fn]avenging yourself by your own hand, now then, may your enemies and those who seek evil against my lord, be like Nabal H5037.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:34 - “Nevertheless, as the LORD God of Israel lives, who has restrained me from harming you, if you had not come quickly to meet me, there certainly would not have been left to Nabal H5037 until the morning light as much as one [fn]male.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:36 - Then Abigail came to Nabal H5037, and behold, he was having a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. And Nabal’s H5037 heart was cheerful within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything [fn]at all until the morning light.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:37 - But in the morning, when the wine had gone out of Nabal H5037, his wife told him these things, and his heart died within him so that he became like a stone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:38 - About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal H5037 and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:39 - When David heard that Nabal H5037 was dead, he said, “Blessed be the LORD, who has pleaded the cause of the shame inflicted on me by the hand of Nabal H5037, and has kept back His servant from evil. The LORD has also returned the evildoing of Nabal H5037 on his own head.” Then David sent [fn]a proposal to Abigail, to take her as his wife.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:3 - And David lived with Achish in Gath, he and his men, each with his own household—David with his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the Carmelitess, Nabal’s H5037 [fn]widow.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:5 - Now David’s two wives had been taken captive, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the [fn]widow of Nabal H5037 the Carmelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:2 - So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the [fn]widow of Nabal H5037 the Carmelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:3 - and his second, Chileab, by Abigail the [fn]widow of Nabal H5037 the Carmelite; and the third, Absalom the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur;

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