191. evil
Strong's Concordance
evil: foolish
Original Word: אֱוִיל
Part of Speech: Adjective Masculine
Transliteration: evil
Phonetic Spelling: (ev-eel')
Short Definition: fool
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
foolish
NASB Translation
fool (11), fool's (1), foolish (6), foolish man (1), fools (7).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אֱוִיל26 adjective (foolish׳א Job 5:2 +; plural אֱוִילִים Psalm 107:17 +, etc.; — foolish, Proverbs 29:9 (׳אִישׁ א) Hosea 9:7 (predicate of prophet); compare Isaiah 35:8, elsewhere

noun masculine fool (always morally bad), who despises wisdom & discipline Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 15:5; mocks at guilt Proverbs 14:9; is quarrelsome Proverbs 20:3; licentious Proverbs 7:22; it is folly & useless to instruct him Proverbs 16:22; Proverbs 27:22 (19 t. Proverbs); compare also Jeremiah 4:22; Job 5:2,3; Isaiah 19:11; Psalm 107:17.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foolish man

From an unused root (meaning to be perverse); (figuratively) silly -- fool(-ish) (man).

Forms and Transliterations
אֱ֝וִ֗יל אֱ֝וִיל אֱ֭וִיל אֱ֭וִלִים אֱוִ֑יל אֱוִ֗יל אֱוִ֣יל אֱוִֽיל׃ אֱוִילִ֥ים אֱוִלִ֣ים אויל אויל׃ אוילים אולים הָאֱוִ֨יל ׀ האויל וֶֽ֝אֱוִילִ֗ים וֶאֱוִ֥יל וֶאֱוִילִ֖ים ואויל ואוילים לֶֽ֭אֱוִיל לֶֽאֱוִ֣יל לאויל ’ĕ·wi·lîm ’ĕ·wî·lîm ’ĕ·wîl ’ĕwîl ’ĕwilîm ’ĕwîlîm eVil Evilim hā’ĕwîl hā·’ĕ·wîl haeVil le’ĕwîl le·’ĕ·wîl Leevil veeVil veeviLim we’ĕwîl we’ĕwîlîm we·’ĕ·wî·lîm we·’ĕ·wîl
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Strong's Hebrew 191
25 Occurrences


’ĕ·wîl — 14 Occ.
’ĕ·wi·lîm — 4 Occ.
hā·’ĕ·wîl — 1 Occ.
le·’ĕ·wîl — 2 Occ.
we·’ĕ·wîl — 2 Occ.
we·’ĕ·wî·lîm — 2 Occ.

Job 5:2
HEB: כִּֽי־ לֶֽ֭אֱוִיל יַהֲרָג־ כָּ֑עַשׂ
NAS: slays the foolish man, And jealousy
KJV: killeth the foolish man, and envy
INT: for the foolish slays wrath

Job 5:3
HEB: אֲ‍ֽנִי־ רָ֭אִיתִי אֱוִ֣יל מַשְׁרִ֑ישׁ וָאֶקּ֖וֹב
NAS: I have seen the foolish taking root,
KJV: I have seen the foolish taking root:
INT: I have seen the foolish taking cursed

Psalm 107:17
HEB: אֱ֭וִלִים מִדֶּ֣רֶךְ פִּשְׁעָ֑ם
NAS: Fools, because of their rebellious
KJV: Fools because of their transgression,
INT: Fools way of their rebellious

Proverbs 1:7
HEB: חָכְמָ֥ה וּ֝מוּסָ֗ר אֱוִילִ֥ים בָּֽזוּ׃ פ
NAS: of knowledge; Fools despise
KJV: of knowledge: [but] fools despise
INT: wisdom and instruction Fools despise

Proverbs 7:22
HEB: אֶל־ מוּסַ֥ר אֱוִֽיל׃
NAS: to the discipline of a fool,
KJV: to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction
INT: to the discipline of a fool

Proverbs 10:8
HEB: יִקַּ֣ח מִצְוֹ֑ת וֶאֱוִ֥יל שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם יִלָּבֵֽט׃
NAS: But a babbling fool will be ruined.
KJV: but a prating fool shall fall.
INT: will receive commands fool A babbling will be ruined

Proverbs 10:10
HEB: יִתֵּ֣ן עַצָּ֑בֶת וֶאֱוִ֥יל שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם יִלָּבֵֽט׃
NAS: And a babbling fool will be ruined.
KJV: sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.
INT: causes trouble fool babbling will be ruined

Proverbs 10:14
HEB: דָ֑עַת וּפִֽי־ אֱ֝וִיל מְחִתָּ֥ה קְרֹבָֽה׃
NAS: But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin
KJV: but the mouth of the foolish [is] near
INT: knowledge the mouth of the foolish ruin hand

Proverbs 10:21
HEB: יִרְע֣וּ רַבִּ֑ים וֶֽ֝אֱוִילִ֗ים בַּחֲסַר־ לֵ֥ב
NAS: feed many, But fools die for lack
KJV: feed many: but fools die for want
INT: feed many fools lack of understanding

Proverbs 11:29
HEB: ר֑וּחַ וְעֶ֥בֶד אֱ֝וִ֗יל לַחֲכַם־ לֵֽב׃
NAS: wind, And the foolish will be servant
KJV: the wind: and the fool [shall be] servant
INT: wind will be servant and the foolish to the wisehearted of heart

Proverbs 12:15
HEB: דֶּ֣רֶךְ אֱ֭וִיל יָשָׁ֣ר בְּעֵינָ֑יו
NAS: The way of a fool is right
KJV: The way of a fool [is] right
INT: the way of a fool is right eyes

Proverbs 12:16
HEB: אֱוִ֗יל בַּ֭יּוֹם יִוָּדַ֣ע
NAS: A fool's anger is known
KJV: A fool's wrath is presently
INT: A fool's once is known

Proverbs 14:3
HEB: בְּֽפִי־ אֱ֭וִיל חֹ֣טֶר גַּאֲוָ֑ה
NAS: In the mouth of the foolish is a rod
KJV: In the mouth of the foolish [is] a rod
INT: the mouth of the foolish rod for back

Proverbs 14:9
HEB: אֱ֭וִלִים יָלִ֣יץ אָשָׁ֑ם
NAS: Fools mock at sin,
KJV: Fools make a mock at sin:
INT: Fools A mock sin

Proverbs 15:5
HEB: אֱוִ֗יל יִ֭נְאַץ מוּסַ֣ר
NAS: A fool rejects his father's
KJV: A fool despiseth his father's
INT: A fool rejects discipline

Proverbs 16:22
HEB: בְּעָלָ֑יו וּמוּסַ֖ר אֱוִלִ֣ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
NAS: it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
KJV: it: but the instruction of fools [is] folly.
INT: who the discipline of fools is folly

Proverbs 17:28
HEB: גַּ֤ם אֱוִ֣יל מַ֭חֲרִישׁ חָכָ֣ם
NAS: Even a fool, when he keeps silent,
KJV: Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace,
INT: Even A fool keeps wise

Proverbs 20:3
HEB: מֵרִ֑יב וְכָל־ אֱ֝וִ֗יל יִתְגַּלָּֽע׃
NAS: for a man, But any fool will quarrel.
KJV: from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
INT: strife any fool will quarrel

Proverbs 24:7
HEB: רָאמ֣וֹת לֶֽאֱוִ֣יל חָכְמ֑וֹת בַּ֝שַּׁ֗עַר
NAS: is [too] exalted for a fool, He does not open
KJV: [is] too high for a fool: he openeth
INT: is exalted A fool Wisdom the gate

Proverbs 27:3
HEB: הַח֑וֹל וְכַ֥עַס אֱ֝וִ֗יל כָּבֵ֥ד מִשְּׁנֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: But the provocation of a fool is heavier
KJV: weighty; but a fool's wrath
INT: and the sand the provocation of a fool is heavier both

Proverbs 27:22
HEB: תִּכְתּֽוֹשׁ־ אֶת־ הָאֱוִ֨יל ׀ בַּֽמַּכְתֵּ֡שׁ בְּת֣וֹךְ
NAS: you pound a fool in a mortar
KJV: Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar
INT: Though pound A fool A mortar along

Proverbs 29:9
HEB: אֶת־ אִ֣ישׁ אֱוִ֑יל וְרָגַ֥ז וְ֝שָׂחַ֗ק
NAS: has a controversy with a foolish man,
KJV: contendeth with a foolish man,
INT: for man A foolish rages laughs

Isaiah 35:8
HEB: הֹלֵ֥ךְ דֶּ֛רֶךְ וֶאֱוִילִ֖ים לֹ֥א יִתְעֽוּ׃
NAS: [that] way, And fools will not wander
KJV: it; but it [shall be] for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err
INT: walks way and fools will not wander

Jeremiah 4:22
HEB: כִּ֣י ׀ אֱוִ֣יל עַמִּ֗י אוֹתִי֙
NAS: For My people are foolish, They know
KJV: For my people [is] foolish, they have not known
INT: for are foolish my people no

Hosea 9:7
HEB: יֵדְע֖וּ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אֱוִ֣יל הַנָּבִ֗יא מְשֻׁגָּע֙
NAS: [this]! The prophet is a fool, The inspired
KJV: [it]: the prophet [is] a fool, the spiritual
INT: know Israel fool the prophet is demented

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