5998. amal
Strong's Concordance
amal: to labor, toil
Original Word: עָמַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: amal
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-mal')
Definition: to labor, toil
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to labor, toil
NASB Translation
does (1), labor (1), labored (4), laboriously (1), toils (2), work (1), works (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עָמַל verb labour, toil (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic labour, make; Sabean עמל work (? noun or verb) CISiv. No. 250; Aramaic עֲמַל, ; Zinjirli עמל; Assyrian nîmelu, gain, possessions); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ע Ecclesiastes 2:21; 3feminine singular עָֽמְלָה Proverbs 16:26; 2masculine singular עָמַלְתָּ Jonah 4:10; 1singular עָמַלְתִּי Ecclesiastes 2:11 2t.; 3 plural עָֽמְלוּ Psalm 127:1; Imperfect3masculine singular יַעֲמֹל Ecclesiastes 1:3 3t.; — labour (very late): in building Psalm 127:1; tillage, with בְּ Jonah 4:10; Generally, with בְּ Ecclesiastes 2:21, with לְ Proverbs 16:26; Ecclesiastes 5:15, with לְ + infinitive Ecclesiastes 8:17; עֲמָלוֺ שֶׁיַּעֲמֹל Ecclesiastes 1:3; Ecclesiastes 5:17, compare Ecclesiastes 2:11,19,20.

II. עָמֵל verbal adjective toiling, only Ecclesiastes, as predicate; — Ecclesiastes 2:18,22; Ecclesiastes 3:9; Ecclesiastes 4:8; Ecclesiastes 9:9.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take labor in

A primitive root; to toil, i.e. Work severely and with irksomeness -- (take) labour (in).

Forms and Transliterations
יַעֲמֹ֧ל יעמל עָ֣מְלָה עָֽמַל־ עָמְל֣וּ עָמַ֥לְתָּ עמל־ עמלה עמלו עמלת שֶֽׁיַּעֲמֹ֖ל שֶֽׁעָמַ֥לְתִּי שֶׁיַּעֲמֹ֣ל שֶׁעָמַ֖לְתִּי שֶׁעָמַ֣לְתִּי שיעמל שעמלתי ‘ā·mal- ‘ā·mal·tā ‘ā·mə·lāh ‘ā·mə·lū ‘āmal- ‘āmaltā ‘āməlāh ‘āməlū amal aMalta Amelah ameLu še‘āmaltî še·‘ā·mal·tî še·ya·‘ă·mōl šeya‘ămōl sheaMalti sheiyaaMol ya‘ămōl ya·‘ă·mōl yaaMol
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Psalm 127:1
HEB: בַ֗יִת שָׁ֤וְא ׀ עָמְל֣וּ בוֹנָ֣יו בּ֑וֹ
NAS: the house, They labor in vain
KJV: the house, they labour in vain
INT: the house vain labor build lo

Proverbs 16:26
HEB: נֶ֣פֶשׁ עָ֭מֵל עָ֣מְלָה לּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־
NAS: appetite works for him, For his hunger
KJV: that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth
INT: appetite A worker's works for urges

Ecclesiastes 1:3
HEB: בְּכָל־ עֲמָל֔וֹ שֶֽׁיַּעֲמֹ֖ל תַּ֥חַת הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃
NAS: his work Which he does under the sun?
KJV: of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?
INT: all his work does under east side

Ecclesiastes 2:11
HEB: יָדַ֔י וּבֶֽעָמָ֖ל שֶׁעָמַ֣לְתִּי לַעֲשׂ֑וֹת וְהִנֵּ֨ה
KJV: and on the labour that I had laboured to do:
INT: my hands and the labor had laboured had exerted and behold

Ecclesiastes 2:19
HEB: בְּכָל־ עֲמָלִ֔י שֶֽׁעָמַ֥לְתִּי וְשֶׁחָכַ֖מְתִּי תַּ֣חַת
NAS: for which I have labored by acting wisely
KJV: over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise
INT: all the fruit have labored acting under

Ecclesiastes 2:20
HEB: כָּל־ הֶ֣עָמָ֔ל שֶׁעָמַ֖לְתִּי תַּ֥חַת הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃
NAS: for which I had labored under
KJV: of all the labour which I took under the sun.
INT: all the fruit had labored under the sun

Ecclesiastes 2:21
HEB: וּלְאָדָ֞ם שֶׁלֹּ֤א עָֽמַל־ בּוֹ֙ יִתְּנֶ֣נּוּ
NAS: who has labored with wisdom,
KJV: yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave
INT: to one not has labored gives his legacy

Ecclesiastes 5:16
HEB: יִּתְר֣וֹן ל֔וֹ שֶֽׁיַּעֲמֹ֖ל לָרֽוּחַ׃
NAS: to him who toils for the wind?
KJV: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?
INT: what is the advantage toils air

Ecclesiastes 5:18
HEB: בְּכָל־ עֲמָל֣וֹ ׀ שֶׁיַּעֲמֹ֣ל תַּֽחַת־ הַשֶּׁ֗מֶשׁ
NAS: in which he toils under
KJV: of all his labour that he taketh under the sun
INT: all labor toils under the sun

Ecclesiastes 8:17
HEB: בְּ֠שֶׁל אֲשֶׁ֨ר יַעֲמֹ֧ל הָאָדָ֛ם לְבַקֵּ֖שׁ
NAS: should seek laboriously, he will not discover;
KJV: a man labour to seek [it] out,
INT: though which laboriously man seek

Jonah 4:10
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֛ר לֹא־ עָמַ֥לְתָּ בּ֖וֹ וְלֹ֣א
NAS: for which you did not work and [which] you did not cause to grow,
KJV: on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow;
INT: which did not work cause to grow

11 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5998
11 Occurrences


‘ā·mal- — 1 Occ.
‘ā·mal·tā — 1 Occ.
‘ā·mə·lāh — 1 Occ.
‘ā·mə·lū — 1 Occ.
še·‘ā·mal·tî — 3 Occ.
še·ya·‘ă·mōl — 3 Occ.
ya·‘ă·mōl — 1 Occ.










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