H1892 הבל הבל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


הבל הבל

1. vapour, breath
a. breath, vapour
b. vanity (fig.) adv
2. vainly
Origin: from H1891
TWOT: 463a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) vapour, breath
1a) breath, vapour
1b) vanity (fig.)
2) vainly

View how H1892 הבל הבל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 73 occurrences of H1892 הבל הבל

Deuteronomy 32:21 with their vanities:
1 Kings 16:13 with their vanities.
1 Kings 16:26 with their vanities.
2 Kings 17:15 vanity,
Job 7:16 are vanity.
Job 9:29 in vain?
Job 21:34 ye me in vain,
Job 27:12 it; why then are ye thus altogether
Job 35:16 in vain;
Psalms 31:6 vanities:
Psalms 39:5 vanity.
Psalms 39:6 in vain:
Psalms 39:11 is vanity.
Psalms 62:9 of low degree are vanity,
Psalms 62:9 lighter than vanity.
Psalms 78:33 in vanity,
Psalms 94:11 that they are vanity.
Psalms 144:4 vanity:
Proverbs 13:11 gotten by vanity
Proverbs 21:6 is a vanity
Proverbs 31:30 is vain:
Ecclesiastes 1:2 Vanity
Ecclesiastes 1:2 of vanities,
Ecclesiastes 1:2 vanity
Ecclesiastes 1:2 of vanities;
Ecclesiastes 1:2 all is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 1:14 and, behold, all is vanity
Ecclesiastes 2:1 and, behold, this also is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 2:11 and, behold, all was vanity
Ecclesiastes 2:15 that this also is vanity.

Distinct usage

5 Vanity
4 vanity,
3 This is also vanity.
3 is vanity.
2 with their vanities.
2 are vanity.
2 in vain:
2 of vanities,
2 all is vanity.
2 This also is vanity
2 This is also vanity
2 They are vanity,
1 with their vanities:
1 in vain?
1 it; why then are ye thus altogether
1 in vain;
1 vanities:
1 of low degree are vanity,
1 lighter than vanity.
1 in vanity,
1 that they are vanity.
1 vanity:
1 gotten by vanity
1 is a vanity
1 is vain:
1 of vanities;
1 and, behold, all is vanity
1 and, behold, this also is vanity.
1 and, behold, all was vanity
1 that this also is vanity.
1 to me: for all is vanity
1 This is also vanity.
1 with vanity,
1 of his vain
1 this also is vanity.
1 a vanity
1 of thy vanity,
1 of thy vanity:
1 and in vain:
1 are vain:
1 of vanities.
1 any among the vanities
1 vanities
1 for all is vanity.
1 This is also vanity,
1 in vain,
1 it: this is vanity,
1 vanities?
1 ye me in vain,
1 there are also many vanities:
1 vanity.
1 of my vanity:
1 in him. Surely this also is vanity
1 for our vain

Corresponding Greek Words

havel G1601 ek pipto
hevel G6 abel _
hevel G1497 eidolon
hevel G2756 kenos
hevel G3152 mataios
hevel G3153 mataiotes
hevel G3155 maten

Related words

H1892 הבל הבל

H1893 הבל hebel
The same as H1892; Hebel, the son of Adam

KJV Usage: Abel.

H1891 הבל hâbal

A primitive root; to be vain in act, word, or expectation; specifically to lead astray

KJV Usage: be (become, make) vain.