1947. holelah
Strong's Concordance
holelah: madness
Original Word: הוֹלֵלוֹת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: holelah
Phonetic Spelling: (ho-lay-law')
Short Definition: madness
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from halal
Definition
madness
NASB Translation
insanity (1), madness (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[הוֺלֵלָה] noun feminine madness (on text see below), only plural הֹלֵלוֺת, הוֺלֵלוֺת, and only Ecclesiastes: Ecclesiastes 1:17 and I set my heart (וָאֶתְּנָה לִבִּי) to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly (הֹלֵלוֺת וְשִׂכְלוּת), compare הוֺלֵלוֺת Ecclesiastes 2:12 ("" id.); ׳וְלָדַעַת רֶשַׁע כֶּסֶל וְהַסִּכְלוּת ה Ecclesiastes 7:25; i.e. to know folly to be madness; possibly read חוֺלֵלוּת, compare סִכְלוּת & following; the moral evil of it is specifically recognized in Ecclesiastes 9:3 ("" רָע).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
madness

Feminine active participle of halal; folly -- madness.

see HEBREW halal

Forms and Transliterations
הוֹלֵל֖וֹת הוֹלֵלֽוֹת׃ הוללות הוללות׃ וְהוֹלֵל֖וֹת וְהוֹלֵל֤וֹת והוללות hō·w·lê·lō·wṯ holeLot hōwlêlōwṯ veholeLot wə·hō·w·lê·lō·wṯ wəhōwlêlōwṯ
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4 Occurrences


hō·w·lê·lō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
wə·hō·w·lê·lō·wṯ — 2 Occ.

Ecclesiastes 1:17
HEB: חָכְמָ֔ה וְדַ֥עַת הוֹלֵל֖וֹת וְשִׂכְל֑וּת יָדַ֕עְתִּי
NAS: and to know madness and folly;
KJV: and to know madness and folly:
INT: wisdom know madness and folly realized

Ecclesiastes 2:12
HEB: לִרְא֣וֹת חָכְמָ֔ה וְהוֹלֵל֖וֹת וְסִכְל֑וּת כִּ֣י ׀
NAS: wisdom, madness and folly;
KJV: wisdom, and madness, and folly:
INT: to consider wisdom madness and folly for

Ecclesiastes 7:25
HEB: כֶּ֔סֶל וְהַסִּכְל֖וּת הוֹלֵלֽוֹת׃
NAS: of folly and the foolishness of madness.
KJV: even of foolishness [and] madness:
INT: of folly of foolishness of madness

Ecclesiastes 9:3
HEB: מָלֵא־ רָ֨ע וְהוֹלֵל֤וֹת בִּלְבָבָם֙ בְּחַיֵּיהֶ֔ם
NAS: of evil and insanity is in their hearts
KJV: of evil, and madness [is] in their heart
INT: is full of evil and insanity their hearts live

4 Occurrences

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