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Lexicon :: Strong's H5530 - sāḵāl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1493a

Strong’s Definitions

סָכָל çâkâl, saw-kawl'; from H5528; silly:—fool(-ish), sottish.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5530 in the following manner: fool (4x), foolish (2x), sottish (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5530 in the following manner: fool (4x), foolish (2x), sottish (1x).
  1. fool

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָכָל çâkâl, saw-kawl'; from H5528; silly:—fool(-ish), sottish.
סָכָל noun masculine fool (on formation compare LagBN 48): — Jeremiah 5:21; Ecclesiastes 2:19; Ecclesiastes 7:17; Ecclesiastes 10:3 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 10:14; plural adjective סְכָלִים Jeremiah 4:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:19; 7:17; 10:3; 10:14


4:22; 5:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5530 matches the Hebrew סָכָל (sāḵāl),
which occurs 8 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:19 - And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? H5530 yet shall he have rule over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:17 - Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: H5530 why shouldest thou die before thy time?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:3 - Yea also, when he that is a fool H5530 walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. H5530
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:14 - A fool H5530 also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:22 - For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish H5530 children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:21 - Hear now this, O foolish H5530 people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:

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