Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

the same as 5036

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Nabal (18), Nabhal (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

abhal or Nabal = "fool"
1. a man of Carmel who spurned David's messengers, then died of shock when he realised it might cause his death; his case was pleaded by his wife Abigail who became David's wife after his death

Strong's Definitions

Nabal, naw-bawl'; the same as 5036; dolt; Nabal, an Israelite: — Nabal.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now the name of the man was H5037; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.


And David heard in the wilderness that H5037 did shear his sheep.


And David sent out ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to H5037, and greet him in my name:


And when David's young men came, they spake to H5037 according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.


And H5037 answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.


But one of the young men told Abigail, H5037's wife, saying, Behold, David sent messengers out of the wilderness to salute our master; and he railed on them.


And she said unto her servants, Go on before me; behold, I come after you. But she told not her husband H5037.


Let not my lord, I pray thee, regard this man of Belial, even H5037: for as his name is, so is he; H5037 is his name, and folly is with him: but I thine handmaid saw not the young men of my lord, whom thou didst send.


Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD hath withholden thee from coming to shed blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as H5037.


For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, which hath kept me back from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto H5037 by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.