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Entry for Strong's #3999 - מַבּוּל

Transliteration
mabbûl
Phonetics
mab-bool'  
Word Origin
from (02986) in the sense of flowing
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1142
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) flood, deluge.

1a) Noah’s flood that submerged the entire planet earth under water for about a year

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2627 ‑ κατακλυσμός (kat‑ak‑looce‑mos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (13) HCS (13)
Genesis 11
Psalms 1
Genesis 11
Psalms 1
Genesis 12
Psalms 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 13
n-cms 13
n-cms 13
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1035) lb (בל BL) AC: Flow CO: ? AB: Nothing: A flowing of any substance. (eng: ball; bowl; flow - with the exchange of the f for a b)

A) lb (בל BL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Nothing: To come to nothing when effort is given.

Nm) lb (בל BL) - Nothing: KJV (9): none, not, nor, lest, nothing, not, neither, no - Strongs: H1077 (בַּל)

ef4) tilib (בילית BYLYT) - Except: A flowing away of all except one. Can also mean not or nothing in the sense of all things flowing away. [df: ytlb] KJV (30): but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch - Strongs: H1115 (בִּלְתִּי)

fm ) ilb (בלי BLY) - Without: KJV (15): not, without, lack, confusion - Strongs: H1097 (בְּלִי), H1099 (בְּלִימָה)

if) lbt (תבל TBL) - I. Earth:A land flowing with substance. II. Confusion:An action that lacks any results. [Used in the sense of beastiality] KJV (38): world, habitable part, confusion - Strongs: H8397 (תֶּבֶל), H8398 (בֵּבֵל)

if4) tilbt (תבלית TBLYT) - Ruin: A complete flowing away of something by destruction. KJV (1): destruction - Strongs: H8399 (תַּבְלִית)

qm) flb (בלו BLW) - Tribute: [Unknown connection to root; Aramaic only] KJV (3): tribute - Strongs: H1093 (בְּלוֹ)

B) llb (בלל BLL) AC: Mix CO: Fodder AB: ?: A flowing or mixing of a liquid or solid.

V) llb (בלל BLL) - Mix: KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) mingle, confound, anoint, mix - Strongs: H1101 (בָּלַל)

bm) lilb (בליל BLYL) - Fodder: A mixed feed for livestock. KJV (3): fodder, corn, provender - Strongs: H1098 (בְּלִיל)

idm) lflbt (תבלול TBLWL) - Cataract: The clouding color of the eyes that appear as a mixture. KJV (1): blemish - Strongs: H8400 (תְּבַלֻּל)

C) lba (אבל ABL) AC: Flow CO: Stream AB: ?: A flowing of tears.

V) lba (אבל ABL) - Mourn: KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael) mourn, mourner, lament - Strongs: H56 (אָבַל)

Nf) lba (אבל ABL) - I. Meadow:A moist ground. II. Mourning:A flowing of tears. III. Surely:A flowing of certainty. KJV (44): mourning, plain, but, nevertheless - Strongs: H57 (אָבֵל), H58 (אָבֵל), H60 (אֵבֶל), H61 (אֲבָל)

om) lbfa (אובל AWBL) - Stream: A flowing of water. KJV (3): river - Strongs: H180 (אֻבָל)

E) alb (בלא BLA) AC: ? CO: Old AB: ?: A flowing away life.

Nm) alb (בלא BLA) - Old: [df: ywlb] KJV (3): old - Strongs: H1094 (בְּלוֹא)

F) lbe (הבל HBL) AC: ? CO: Empty AB: ?: A flowing out or away of contents.

V) lbe (הבל HBL) - Empty: Void of usefulness, to be vain. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) become vain - Strongs: H1891 (הָבַל)

Nm) lbe (הבל HBL) - Emptyness: The state of being empty of contents or usefulness. KJV (73): vanity - Strongs: H1892 (הֲבֵל)

G) leb (בהל BHL) AC: Stir CO: ? AB: Trouble: The flowing of the insides through trouble, amazement, haste or anxiety.

V) leb (בהל BHL) - Stir: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (50): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) haste, trouble, amaze, afraid, vex, rash, dismay, speedy, thrust out - Strongs: H926 (בָּהַל), H927 (בְּהַל)

Nf1) eleb (בהלה BHLH) - Trouble: KJV (4): trouble, terror - Strongs: H928 (בֶּהָלָה)

bm) lieb (בהיל BHYL) - Haste: [Aramaic only] [df: wlyhb] KJV (1): haste - Strongs: H924 (בְּהִילוּ)

H) elb (בלה BLH) AC: Wear CO: ? AB: Terror: A flowing away of function, life or strength.

V) elb (בלה BLH) - Wear Out: KJV (17): (vf: Paal, Piel) waxed old, old, consume, waste, enjoy - Strongs: H1086 (בָּלָה), H1089 (בָּלַהּ)

Nm) elb (בלה BLH) - Worn Out: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (6): old, wear out - Strongs: H1080 (בְּלָה), H1087 (בָּלֶה)

Nf1) eelb (בלהה BLHH) - Terror: A flowing away of the insides. KJV (10): terror - Strongs: H1091 (בַּלָּהָה)

J) lfb (בול BWL) AC: ? CO: Flood AB: ?: A large flowing of water. As the river rises and overflows its banks, the surrounding lands are flooded depositing the water for growing the crops.

Nm) lfb (בול BWL) - Food: The crops grown in the flood plains of rivers. KJV (2): food, stock - Strongs: H944 (בּוּל)

am) lfbm (מבול MBWL) - Flood: KJV (13): flood - Strongs: H3999 (מַבּוּל)

L) lbi (יבל YBL) AC: Flow CO: Stream AB: ?: A flowing of wealth, water or sound.

V) lbi (יבל YBL) - Flow: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (21): (vf: Hiphil, Hophal) carry, brought - Strongs: H2986 (יָבַל), H2987 (יְבַל)

Nm) lbi (יבל YBL) - Stream: A flowing body of water. KJV (2): stream, course - Strongs: H2988 (יָבָל)

Nf2) tlbi (יבלת YBLT) - Ulcer: A flowing lesion. KJV (1): wen - Strongs: H2990 (יַבֶּלֶת)

dm) lfbi (יבול YBWL) - Produce: The growth of fruits and crops from flooding waters. KJV (13): increase, fruit - Strongs: H2981 (יְבוּל)

gm) lbfi (יובל YWBL) - Trumpet: An instrument of flowing air to make a sound, also the horn of a ram used as a trumpet. KJV (27): jubilee, rams horn, trumpet - Strongs: H3104 (יֹבֵל)

om) lbfi (יובל YWBL) - Stream: A flowing body of water. KJV (1): river - Strongs: H3105 (יוּבַל)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַבּוּל noun masculine Genesis 7:6 flood in time of Noah (Late Hebrew id.; Jewish-Aramaic מַבּוּלָא; Syriac ; derivation dubious; Thes and others √ יבל, but improbable, see Dl Prol. 122f.; possibly old Assyrian (Babylonian) loan-word (yet form unkn. in Assyrian ), or from √ נבל = Assyrian nabâlu, destroy Dl HWB 443f.; compare Dl Par. 156; Prol. 122 Che Psalm 29:10 critical note, Hebraica. iii. 3,175f., O. Whitehouse COT ii. 293); — ׳מ only Genesis and Psalm 29:10; always absolute and always with article except Genesis 9:11,15; — ׳וַיְהִי הַמּ Genesis 17:7; ׳לֹא יִהְיֶה עוֺד מ Genesis 9:11; following by מַיִם as appositive) Genesis 6:17; Genesis 7:6; ׳מֵי הַמּ Genesis 7:7,10; Genesis 9:11; לֹאיִֿהְיֶה׳עוֺד הַמַּיִם לְמ Genesis 9:15; as epoch, in phrase ׳אַחַר הַמּ Genesis 9:28; Genesis 10:1,32; Genesis 11:10 (strike out as gloss Bu Di); יָשָׁ֑ב׳לַמּ ׳י Psalm 29:10 ׳י at the flood sat enthroned (so most; Chesee critical note ' at the storm ' ( destruction = destructive storm Id Hebraica. 1.c.), but ׳הַמּ seems in all the other passages to be almost = proper name of the flood; compare also מֵי נֹחַ Isaiah 54:9 (twice in verse)).

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List of Word Forms
הַמַּבּ֑וּל הַמַּבּ֔וּל הַמַּבּ֛וּל הַמַּבּ֥וּל הַמַּבּֽוּל׃ המבול המבול׃ וְהַמַּבּ֣וּל והמבול לְמַבּ֔וּל לַמַּבּ֣וּל למבול מַבּ֖וּל מבול ham·mab·būl hammabBul hammabbūl lam·mab·būl lammabBul lammabbūl lə·mab·būl lemabBul ləmabbūl mab·būl mabBul mabbūl vehammabBul wə·ham·mab·būl wəhammabbūl
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