H1891 הבל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


הבל
hâbal
haw-bal'
A primitive root; to be vain in act, word, or expectation; specifically to lead astray

KJV Usage: be (become, make) vain.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB2042

הבל

1. to act emptily, become vain, be vain
a. (Qal)
1. to become vain
2. to be utterly vain (with cognate acc)
b. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to become vain
2. to fill with vain hopes
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 463
Parts of Speech: Verb

TBESH:
הָבַל
ha.val
H:V
to become vain
1) to act emptily, become vain, be vain
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to become vain
1a2) to be utterly vain (with cognate acc)
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to cause to become vain
1b2) to fill with vain hopes

View how H1891 הבל is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H1891 הבל

2 Kings 17:15 and became vain,
Job 27:12 vain?
Psalms 62:10 and become not vain
Jeremiah 2:5 and have become vain?
Jeremiah 23:16 to you: they make you vain:

Distinct usage

1 vain?
1 and become not vain
1 to you: they make you vain:
1 and became vain,
1 and have become vain?

Corresponding Greek Words

haval G1911 epi ballo
haval G1971 epi potheo
haval G2756 kenos
haval qal.,hi. G3154 mataioo


Related words

H1891 הבל

H1892 הבל הבל hebel hăbêl
הבל הבל
hebel hăbêl
heh'-bel, hab-ale'
From H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb

KJV Usage: X altogether, vain, vanity.