שׂכלוּת סכלוּת 


cikluwth; sik-looth' or sikluwth (Ecclesiastes 1:17)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5528

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1493c, 1493d

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: folly (5), foolishness (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. folly, foolishness

Strong's Definitions

cikluwth, sik-looth'; or sikluwth, (Ecclesiastes 1:17) sik-looth'; from 5528; silliness: — folly, foolishness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and H5531: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit.


I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on H5531, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.


And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and H5531: for what can the man do that cometh after the king? even that which hath been already done.


Then I saw that wisdom excelleth H5531, as far as light excelleth darkness.


I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of H5531, even of H5531 and madness:


Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little H5531 him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.


The beginning of the words of his mouth is H5531: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.