2973. yaal
Strong's Concordance
yaal: to be foolish
Original Word: יָאַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: yaal
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-al')
Definition: to be foolish
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be foolish
NASB Translation
acted foolishly (2), become fools (1), foolish (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [יָאַל] verb be foolish (compare I. אול) —

Niph`al Perfect3masculine plural נוֺאֲלוּ Isaiah 19:3; Jeremiah 5:4; וְנֹאָ֑לוּ Jeremiah 50:36; 1plural נוֺאַלְנוּ Numbers 12:11; — do or act foolishly:

1 shew wicked folly = sin חַטָּאת אֲשֶׁר נוֺאַלְנוּ וַאֲשֶׁר חָטָאנוּ Numbers 12:11 (J); in Jeremiah 5:4 an exhibition of this folly is ascribed to ignorance.

2 become fools, lacking insight and judgment: נוֺאֲלוּ שְׂרֵי צֹעַן Isaiah 19:13 the princes of Zoan have become fools ("" נִשְּׁאוּ שָׂרֵי נֹף, and, in Isaiah 19:11 אֱוִילִים שָׂרֵי צֹעַן, etc.); חֶדֶב אֶלהַֿבַּדִּים וְנֹאָ֑לוּ Jeremiah 50:36 a sword is against the praters, and they shall become fools — be shewn up as such ("" חָֽתּוּ ׃).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dote, be become, do foolishly

A primitive root; properly, to be slack, i.e. (figuratively) to be foolish -- dote, be (become, do) foolish(-ly).

Forms and Transliterations
וְנֹאָ֑לוּ ונאלו נֽוֹאֲלוּ֙ נוֹאֲל֕וּ נוֹאַ֖לְנוּ נואלו נואלנו nō·w·’ă·lū nō·w·’al·nū noAlnu noaLu nōw’alnū nōw’ălū venoAlu wə·nō·’ā·lū wənō’ālū
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Numbers 12:11
HEB: חַטָּ֔את אֲשֶׁ֥ר נוֹאַ֖לְנוּ וַאֲשֶׁ֥ר חָטָֽאנוּ׃
NAS: to us, in which we have acted foolishly and in which
KJV: not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.
INT: sin which have acted which have sinned

Isaiah 19:13
HEB: נֽוֹאֲלוּ֙ שָׂ֣רֵי צֹ֔עַן
NAS: of Zoan have acted foolishly, The princes
KJV: of Zoan are become fools, the princes
INT: have acted the princes of Zoan

Jeremiah 5:4
HEB: דַּלִּ֖ים הֵ֑ם נוֹאֲל֕וּ כִּ֣י לֹ֤א
NAS: the poor, They are foolish; For they do not know
KJV: Surely these [are] poor; they are foolish: for they know
INT: the poor They are foolish for not

Jeremiah 50:36
HEB: אֶל־ הַבַּדִּ֖ים וְנֹאָ֑לוּ חֶ֥רֶב אֶל־
NAS: the oracle priests, and they will become fools! A sword
KJV: [is] upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword
INT: against the oracle will become A sword against

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2973
4 Occurrences


nō·w·’al·nū — 1 Occ.
nō·w·’ă·lū — 2 Occ.
wə·nō·’ā·lū — 1 Occ.










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