הבל הבל 


hebel; heh'bel or (rarely in the abs.) habel



Parts of Speech

TWOT 463a

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1891

KJV Translation Count — 73x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: vanity (61), vain (11), altogether (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. vapour, breath
a. breath, vapour
b. vanity (fig.)
2. vainly

Strong's Definitions

hebel, heh'bel; or (rarely in the abs.) habel, habale'; from 1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb: — X altogether, vain, vanity.

Concordance Results Using KJV

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.


For all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, by which they sinned, and by which they made Israel to sin, in provoking the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities.


For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in his sin wherewith he made Israel to sin, to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities.


And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed H1892, and became H1892, and went after the heathen that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.


I loathe it; I would not live alway: let me alone; for my days are H1892.


If I be wicked, why then labour I in H1892?


How then comfort ye me in H1892, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?


Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus H1892 H1892?


Therefore doth Job open his mouth in H1892; he multiplieth words without knowledge.


I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the LORD.


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