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Lexicon :: Strong's H61 - 'ăḇāl

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אֲבָל
Transliteration
'ăḇāl
Pronunciation
ab-awl'
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Part of Speech
adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from אָבַל (H56) through the idea of negation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 8

Strong’s Definitions

אֲבָל ʼăbâl, ab-awl'; apparently from H56 through the idea of negation; nay, i.e. truly or yet:—but, indeed, nevertheless, verily.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H61 in the following manner: but (4x), verily (3x), indeed (2x), nevertheless (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H61 in the following manner: but (4x), verily (3x), indeed (2x), nevertheless (2x).
  1. truly, verily, surely

  2. but, however, howbeit

  3. contrariwise, nay rather (neg.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲבָל ʼăbâl, ab-awl'; apparently from H56 through the idea of negation; nay, i.e. truly or yet:—but, indeed, nevertheless, verily.
STRONGS H61: Abbreviations
אֲבָל adverb
1. in older Hebrew with an asseverative force, verily, of a truth Genesis 42:21; 2 Samuel 14:5; 1 Kings 1:43; 2 Kings 4:14, with a slight adversative force, nay, but Genesis 17:19 (P).
2. in late Hebrew as a decided adversative, howbeit, but Daniel 10:7, 21; Ezra 10:13; 2 Chronicles 1:4; 19:3; 33:17 (compare Arabic بَلْ of a truth, sometimes, from the context, nay rather Qor 2:82; 2:94; 2:110; 2:129; 2:149; 2:165; 2:261; 3:143; 4:52 etc.).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

17:19; 42:21

2 Samuel

14:5

1 Kings

1:43

2 Kings

4:14

2 Chronicles

1:4; 19:3; 33:17

Ezra

10:13

Daniel

10:7; 10:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H61 matches the Hebrew אֲבָל ('ăḇāl),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - Then God said: “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:21 - Then they said to one another, “We are truly guilty concerning our brother, for we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded with us, and we would not hear; therefore this distress has come upon us.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:5 - Then the king said to her, “What troubles you?” And she answered, “Indeed I am a widow, my husband is dead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:43 - Then Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, “No! Our lord King David has made Solomon king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:14 - So he said, “What then is to be done for her?” And Gehazi answered, “Actually, she has no son, and her husband is old.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:4 - But David had brought up the ark of God from Kirjath Jearim to the place David had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:3 - “Nevertheless good things are found in you, in that you have removed the wooden images from the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:17 - Nevertheless the people still sacrificed on the high places, but only to the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:13 - “But there are many people; it is the season for heavy rain, and we are not able to stand outside. Nor is this the work of one or two days, for there are many of us who have transgressed in this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:7 - And I, Daniel, alone saw the vision, for the men who were with me did not see the vision; but a great terror fell upon them, so that they fled to hide themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:21 - “But I will tell you what is noted in the Scripture of Truth. (No one upholds me against these, except Michael your prince.
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