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Lexicon :: Strong's H5528 - sāḵal

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סָכַל
Transliteration
sāḵal
Pronunciation
saw-kal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1493

Strong’s Definitions

סָכַל çâkal, saw-kal'; for H3688; to be silly:—do (make, play the, turn into) fool(-ish, -ishly, -ishness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H5528 in the following manner: done foolishly (5x), turn into foolishness (1x), make foolish (1x), play the fool (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H5528 in the following manner: done foolishly (5x), turn into foolishness (1x), make foolish (1x), play the fool (1x).
  1. to be foolish, be a fool

    1. (Piel) to make foolish, turn into foolishness

    2. (Niphal) to act or do foolishly

    3. (Hiphil) to do foolishly, play the fool

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָכַל çâkal, saw-kal'; for H3688; to be silly:—do (make, play the, turn into) fool(-ish, -ishly, -ishness).
STRONGS H5528:
† [סָכַל] verb be foolish, or a fool, usually in moral or spititual sense (Syriac bdb069801 Aph`el act foolishly; bdb069802 foolish, etc., Targum סְכַל derived species, act foolishly; סַכְלָא fool; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb069803, Aph`el = ἁμαρτάνω, also derivatives SchwIdioticon 62; Assyrian saklu, perhaps foolish, DlHWB 498; Aramaic bdb069804 סְכַל know, be intelligent, cause to understand, etc. (derived species), compare שׂכל; MeiChrest. Targ. derives both these opposite meanings from Arabic bdb069805 form, likeness. Gerber178 thinks Hebrew verb denominative); —
Piel Imperfect יְסַכֵּל Isaiah 44:25, Imperative סַכֶּלנָֿא 2 Samuel 15:31, make foolish, turn into foolishness.
Niph. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular נִסְכַּלְתָּ 2 Chronicles 16:9; נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ 1 Samuel 13:13; 1st person singular נִסְכַּלְתִּי 2 Samuel 24:10 = 1 Chronicles 21:8, act or do foolishly.
Hiph. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular הִסְכַּלְתָּ Genesis 31:28 (E), 1st person singular הִסְכַּלְתִּי 1 Samuel 26:21, do foolishly, play the fool.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:28

1 Samuel

13:13; 26:21

2 Samuel

15:31; 24:10

1 Chronicles

21:8

2 Chronicles

16:9

Isaiah

44:25

H5528

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5528 matches the Hebrew סָכַל (sāḵal),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:28 - and did not allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now you have done H5528 foolishly. H5528
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:13 - Samuel said to Saul, “You have acted H5528 foolishly; H5528 you have not kept the commandment of the LORD your God, which He commanded you, for now the LORD would have established your kingdom [fn]over Israel forever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:21 - Then Saul said, “I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again because my life was precious in your sight this day. Behold, I have played H5528 the fool H5528 and have committed a serious error.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:31 - Now someone told David, saying, “Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom.” And David said, “O LORD, I pray, make H5528 the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness.” H5528
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:10 - Now David’s heart [fn]troubled him after he had numbered the people. So David said to the LORD, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done. But now, O LORD, please [fn]take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have acted H5528 very foolishly.” H5528
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:8 - David said to God, “I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing. But now, please take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have done H5528 very foolishly.” H5528
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:9 - “For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted H5528 foolishly H5528 in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:25 - Causing the [fn]omens of boasters to fail,
[fn]Making fools out of diviners,
Causing wise men to draw back
And [fn]turning their knowledge into foolishness, H5528

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