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Lexicon :: Strong's H60 - 'ēḇel

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 6a

Strong’s Definitions

אֵבֶל ʼêbel, ay'-bel; from H56; lamentation:—mourning.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H60 in the following manner: mourning (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H60 in the following manner: mourning (24x).
  1. mourning

    1. for the dead

    2. for rites of mourning (metaph)

    3. mourning garb

    4. period of mourning

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵבֶל ʼêbel, ay'-bel; from H56; lamentation:—mourning.
STRONGS H60: Abbreviations
אֵ֫בֶל noun masculineGenesis 50:11 mourning — absolute Genesis 50:10 + 17 times; construct Genesis 27:41 + 3 times; אֶבְלֵךְ Isaiah 60:20; אֶבְלָם Jeremiah 31:13 — for dead, construct Genesis 27:41; Deuteronomy 34:8 (|| בּכי) so יָחִיד א׳ simile for grievous mourning Amos 8:10, id. metaphor Jeremiah 6:26 (|| תַּמְרוּרִים מִסְפַּד); Genesis 50:11 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 16:7 compare 2 Samuel 19:3 עשה א׳ Ezekiel 24:17 (see Co) followed by לְ Genesis 50:10 (see also II. אָבֵל near the end); for calamity, Esther 4:3; Esther 9:22 (|| יָגוֺן; contracted יוֺם טוֺב) Job 30:31 (|| קול בכים Isaiah 60:20; Isaiah 61:3 (where apparently = mourning garb, followed by מַעֲטֵה תְהִלָּה, see also Bi Che on text.; || רוּחַ כֵּהָה; contracted שֶׁמֶן שָׂשׂוֺן); Jeremiah 31:13 (|| שׂשׂון), Lamentations 5:15 (|| מָחוֺל), Amos 5:16 (|| מִסְפֵּד); compare כִּבְנוֺת יַעֲנָה א׳ Micah 1:8; = time, period of mourning 2 Samuel 11:7; בֵּית א׳ Ecclesiastes 7:2 (|| בּ׳ מִשְׁתֶּה, Ecclesiastes 7:4 (|| שִׂמְחָה בּ׳); בִּגְדֵי א׳ garments of mourning 2 Samuel 14:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:41; 27:41; 50:10; 50:10; 50:11; 50:11



2 Samuel

11:7; 14:2; 19:3


4:3; 9:22




7:2; 7:4


60:20; 60:20; 61:3


6:26; 16:7; 31:13; 31:13






5:16; 8:10




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H60 matches the Hebrew אֵבֶל ('ēḇel),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 - And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning H60 for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: and he made a mourning H60 for his father seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:11 - And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning H60 in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning H60 to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:8 - And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning H60 for Moses were ended.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:27 - And when the mourning H60 was past, David sent and fetched her to his house, and she became his wife, and bare him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning H60 apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:2 - And the victory that day was turned into mourning H60 unto all the people: for the people heard say that day how the king was grieved for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - And in every province, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning H60 among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:22 - As the days wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning H60 into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:31 - My harp also is turned to mourning, H60 and my organ into the voice of them that weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:2 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, H60 than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:4 - The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; H60 but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:20 - Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning H60 shall be ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:3 - To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, H60 the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:26 - O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, H60 as for an only son, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:7 - Neither shall men tear themselves for them in mourning, H60 to comfort them for the dead; neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink for their father or for their mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:13 - Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning H60 into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning. H60
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:17 - Forbear to cry, make no mourning H60 for the dead, bind the tire of thine head upon thee, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the bread of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:16 - Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, H60 and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - And I will turn your feasts into mourning, H60 and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning H60 of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning H60 as the owls.
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