61. abal
Strong's Concordance
abal: verily, of a truth
Original Word: אֲבָל
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: abal
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-awl')
Definition: verily, of a truth
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
verily, of a truth
NASB Translation
however (2), nevertheless (2), no (2), truly (3).

אֲבָל adverb

1 in older Hebrew with an asseverative force, verily, of a truth Genesis 42:21; 2 Samuel 14:5; 1 Kings 1:43; 2 Kings 4:14, with a slight adversative force, nay, but Genesis 17:19 (P).

2 in late Hebrew as a decided adversative, howbeit, but Daniel 10:7,21; Ezra 10:13; 2Chronicles 1:4; 19:3; 33:17 (compare Arabic of a truth, sometimes, from the context, nay rather Qor 2:82; 2:94; 2:110; 2:129; 2:149; 2:165; 2:261; 3:143; 4:52 etc.)

III. אבל (compare Arabic able to manage camels, from , collective, Sabean אבל camel DHMZMG 1883, 329). On this etymology, form ׳אוֺ needs explanation; GFM (privately) queries whether, if Genuine, name may not be theophoric (x + £l), possibly error for אַדְבְּאֵל; or Aramaic Aph`el from יבל (which in any case may have influenced pronunciation).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
but, indeed, nevertheless, verily

Apparently from 'abal through the idea of negation; nay, i.e. Truly or yet -- but, indeed, nevertheless, verily.

see HEBREW 'abal

Forms and Transliterations
אֲבָ֕ל אֲבָ֗ל אֲבָ֛ל אֲבָ֞ל אֲבָל֙ אֲבָל֮ אבל ’ă·ḇāl ’ăḇāl aVal
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 17:19
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֗ים אֲבָל֙ שָׂרָ֣ה אִשְׁתְּךָ֗
NAS: But God said, No, but Sarah your wife
KJV: thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call
INT: said God No Sarah your wife

Genesis 42:21
HEB: אֶל־ אָחִ֗יו אֲבָל֮ אֲשֵׁמִ֣ים ׀ אֲנַחְנוּ֮
NAS: another, Truly we are guilty
KJV: to another, We [are] verily guilty
INT: about another Truly are guilty we

2 Samuel 14:5
HEB: לָּ֑ךְ וַתֹּ֗אמֶר אֲבָ֛ל אִשָּֽׁה־ אַלְמָנָ֥ה
NAS: is your trouble? And she answered, Truly I am a widow,
KJV: unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, I [am] indeed a widow
INT: to her What answered Truly woman widow

1 Kings 1:43
HEB: וַיֹּ֖אמֶר לַאֲדֹנִיָּ֑הוּ אֲבָ֕ל אֲדֹנֵ֥ינוּ הַמֶּֽלֶךְ־
NAS: to Adonijah, No! Our lord
KJV: to Adonijah, Verily our lord
INT: and said to Adonijah No our lord King

2 Kings 4:14
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר גֵּיחֲזִ֗י אֲבָ֛ל בֵּ֥ן אֵֽין־
NAS: answered, Truly she has no
KJV: answered, Verily she hath no child,
INT: answered and Gehazi Truly son has

2 Chronicles 1:4
HEB: אֲבָ֗ל אֲר֤וֹן הָאֱלֹהִים֙
NAS: However, David had brought
KJV: But the ark of God
INT: However the ark of God

2 Chronicles 19:3
HEB: אֲבָ֕ל דְּבָרִ֥ים טוֹבִ֖ים
KJV: Nevertheless there are good things
INT: Nevertheless things is good

2 Chronicles 33:17
HEB: אֲבָל֙ ע֣וֹד הָעָ֔ם
NAS: Nevertheless the people still
KJV: Nevertheless the people did sacrifice
INT: Nevertheless still the people

Ezra 10:13
HEB: אֲבָ֞ל הָעָ֥ם רָב֙
KJV: But the people [are] many,
INT: But people are many

Daniel 10:7
HEB: אֶת־ הַמַּרְאָ֑ה אֲבָ֗ל חֲרָדָ֤ה גְדֹלָה֙
NAS: the vision; nevertheless, a great
KJV: not the vision; but a great
INT: see the vision nevertheless dread A great

Daniel 10:21
HEB: אֲבָל֙ אַגִּ֣יד לְךָ֔
NAS: However, I will tell
KJV: But I will shew
INT: However will tell is inscribed

11 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 61
11 Occurrences

’ă·ḇāl — 11 Occ.

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