H5034 נבל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to wilt; generally to fall away, fail, faint; figuratively to be foolish or (morally) wicked; causatively to despise, disgrace

KJV Usage: disgrace, dishonour, lightly esteem, fade (away, -ing), fall (down, -ling, off), do foolishly, come to nought, X surely, make vile, wither.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be senseless, be foolish
a. (Qal) to be foolish
b. (Piel)
1. to regard or treat as foolish
2. to treat with contempt
2. to sink or drop down, languish, wither and fall, fade
a. (Qal)
1. to sink or drop down
2. to fall, wither and fall, fade
3. to droop
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1286
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5034 נבל is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H5034 נבל

Exodus 18:18 Thou wilt surely
Exodus 18:18 wear away,
Deuteronomy 32:15 him, and lightly esteemed
2 Samuel 22:46 shall fade away,
Job 14:18 cometh to nought,
Psalms 1:3 also shall not wither;
Psalms 18:45 shall fade away,
Psalms 37:2 and wither
Proverbs 30:32 If thou hast done foolishly
Isaiah 1:30 fadeth,
Isaiah 24:4 and fadeth away,
Isaiah 24:4 and fadeth away,
Isaiah 28:1 is a fading
Isaiah 28:4 shall be a fading
Isaiah 34:4 shall fall down,
Isaiah 34:4 falleth
Isaiah 34:4 and as a falling
Isaiah 40:7 fadeth:
Isaiah 40:8 fadeth:
Isaiah 64:6 and we all do fade
Jeremiah 8:13 shall fade;
Jeremiah 14:21 sake, do not disgrace
Ezekiel 47:12 shall not fade,
Micah 7:6 dishonoureth
Nahum 3:6 upon thee, and make thee vile,

Distinct usage

2 and fadeth away,
2 fadeth:
2 shall fade away,
1 Thou wilt surely
1 wear away,
1 him, and lightly esteemed
1 cometh to nought,
1 and wither
1 fadeth,
1 shall fall down,
1 falleth
1 and as a falling
1 shall fade;
1 sake, do not disgrace
1 shall not fade,
1 dishonoureth
1 upon thee, and make thee vile,
1 and we all do fade
1 also shall not wither;
1 is a fading
1 If thou hast done foolishly
1 shall be a fading

Corresponding Greek Words

navel G577 apo ballo
navel G634 apo pipto
navel G641 apo ripto
navel G2704 kata phtheiro
navel G3822 palaioo
navel G4098 pipto
navel G5351 phtheiro
navel G5356 phthora
navel pi. G167 akatharsia
navel pi. G622 ap ollumi
navel pi. G818 atimazo
navel pi. G868 aph istemi

Related words


H5035 נבל נבל nebel nêbel
נבל נבל
nebel nêbel
neh'-bel, nay'-bel
From H5034; a skin bag for liquids (from collapsing when empty); hence, a vase (as similar in shape when full); also a lyre (as having a body of like form)

KJV Usage: bottle, pitcher, psaltery, vessel, viol.

H5036 נבל nâbâl
From H5034; stupid; wicked (especially impious)

KJV Usage: fool (-ish, -ish man, -ish woman), vile person.

H5038 נבלה ne bêlâh
ne bêlâh
From H5034; a flabby thing, that is, a carcase or carrion (human or bestial, often collective); figuratively an idol

KJV Usage: (dead) body, (dead) carcase, dead of itself, which died, (beast) that (which) dieth of itself.