5528. sakal
Strong's Concordance
sakal: to be foolish or a fool
Original Word: סָכַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sakal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kal')
Short Definition: foolishly
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be foolish or a fool
NASB Translation
acted foolishly (2), acted...foolishly (1), done* (1), done...foolishly (1), foolishly (1), foolishness (2), make (1), played the fool (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[סָכַל] verb be foolish, or a fool, usually in moral or spititual sense (Syriac Aph`el act foolishly; foolish, etc., ᵑ7 סְכַל derived species, act foolishly; סַכְלָא fool; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic , Aph`el = ἁμαρτάνω, also derivatives SchwIdioticon 62; Assyrian saklu, perhaps foolish, DlHWB 498; Aramaic סְכַל know, be intelligent, cause to understand, etc. (derived species), compare שׂכל; MeiChrest. Targ. derives both these opposite meanings from Arabic form, likeness. Gerber178 thinks Hebrew verb denominative); —

Piel Imperfect יְסַכֵּל Isaiah 44:25, Imperative סַכֶּלנָֿא 2 Samuel 15:31, make foolish, turn into foolishness.

Niph`al Perfect2masculine singular נִסְכַּלְתָּ2Chronicles 16:9; נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ 1 Samuel 13:13; 1singular נִסְכַּלְתִּי 2 Samuel 24:10 = 1 Chronicles 21:8, act or do foolishly.

Hiph`il Perfect2masculine singular הִסְכַּלְתָּ Genesis 31:28 (E), 1 singular הִסְכַּלְתִּי 1 Samuel 26:21, do foolishly, play the fool.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be silly, play the fool

For kacal; to be silly -- do (make, play the, turn into) fool(-ish, -ishly, -ishness).

see HEBREW kacal

Forms and Transliterations
הִסְכַּ֛לְתִּי הִסְכַּ֥לְתָּֽ הסכלת הסכלתי יְשַׂכֵּֽל׃ ישכל׃ נִסְכַּ֖לְתִּי נִסְכַּ֣לְתָּ נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ נסכלת נסכלתי סַכֶּל־ סכל־ his·kal·tā his·kal·tî hisKalta hiskaltā hisKalti hiskaltî nis·kā·lə·tā nis·kal·tā nis·kal·tî niskālətā nisKalta niskaltā nisKalti niskaltî sak·kel- sakkel sakkel- yə·śak·kêl yesakKel yəśakkêl
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8 Occurrences


his·kal·tā — 1 Occ.
his·kal·tî — 1 Occ.
nis·kā·lə·tā — 2 Occ.
nis·kal·tî — 2 Occ.
sak·kel- — 1 Occ.
yə·śak·kêl — 1 Occ.

Genesis 31:28
HEB: וְלִבְנֹתָ֑י עַתָּ֖ה הִסְכַּ֥לְתָּֽ עֲשֽׂוֹ׃
NAS: Now you have done foolishly.
KJV: and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in [so] doing.
INT: first henceforth foolishly in doing

1 Samuel 13:13
HEB: אֶל־ שָׁא֖וּל נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ לֹ֣א שָׁמַ֗רְתָּ
NAS: to Saul, You have acted foolishly; you have not kept
KJV: to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast not kept
INT: over to Saul have acted have not kept

1 Samuel 26:21
HEB: הַזֶּ֑ה הִנֵּ֥ה הִסְכַּ֛לְתִּי וָאֶשְׁגֶּ֖ה הַרְבֵּ֥ה
NAS: Behold, I have played the fool and have committed
KJV: this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred
INT: this Behold have played committed abundance

2 Samuel 15:31
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר דָּוִ֔ד סַכֶּל־ נָ֛א אֶת־
NAS: I pray, make the counsel
KJV: of Ahithophel into foolishness.
INT: said and David make pray the counsel

2 Samuel 24:10
HEB: עַבְדְּךָ֔ כִּ֥י נִסְכַּ֖לְתִּי מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: of Your servant, for I have acted very
KJV: for I have done very foolishly.
INT: of your servant for have acted very

1 Chronicles 21:8
HEB: עַבְדְּךָ֔ כִּ֥י נִסְכַּ֖לְתִּי מְאֹֽד׃ פ
NAS: of Your servant, for I have done very
KJV: for I have done very foolishly.
INT: of your servant for have done very

2 Chronicles 16:9
HEB: שָׁלֵ֛ם אֵלָ֖יו נִסְכַּ֣לְתָּ עַל־ זֹ֑את
NAS: is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this.
KJV: [is] perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth
INT: is completely about have acted and likewise

Isaiah 44:25
HEB: אָח֖וֹר וְדַעְתָּ֥ם יְשַׂכֵּֽל׃
NAS: their knowledge into foolishness,
KJV: and maketh their knowledge foolish;
INT: back their knowledge foolishness

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