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Lexicon :: Strong's H5531 - siḵlûṯ

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סִכְלוּת
Transliteration
siḵlûṯ
Pronunciation
sik-looth'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1493c,1493d

Strong’s Definitions

סִכְלוּת çiklûwth, sik-looth'; or שִׂכְלוּת siklûwth; (Ecclesiastes 1:17), from H5528; silliness:—folly, foolishness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5531 in the following manner: folly (5x), foolishness (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5531 in the following manner: folly (5x), foolishness (2x).
  1. folly, foolishness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סִכְלוּת çiklûwth, sik-looth'; or שִׂכְלוּת siklûwth; (Ecclesiastes 1:17), from H5528; silliness:—folly, foolishness.
STRONGS H5531:
סִכְלוּת, שִׂכְלוּת noun feminine folly; — ס׳ Ecclesiastes 2:3, 12, 13; Ecclesiastes 7:25; Ecclesiastes 10:1, 13; שׁ׳ Ecclesiastes 1:17 (שׂ erroneously for ס).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Ecclesiastes

1:17; 2:3; 2:12; 2:13; 7:25; 10:1; 10:13

H5531

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5531 matches the Hebrew סִכְלוּת (siḵlûṯ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:17 - And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: H5531 I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:3 - I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, H5531 till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:12 - And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly: H5531 for what can the man do that cometh after the king? even that which hath been already done.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:13 - Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, H5531 as far as light excelleth darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:25 - I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness H5531 and madness:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:1 - Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly H5531 him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:13 - The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: H5531 and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

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