20 occurrences

'Vain' in the Bible

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Since I will be found guilty,why should I labor in vain?

Job opens his mouth in vainand multiplies words without knowledge.

She treats her young harshly, as if they were not her own,with no fear that her labor may have been in vain.

“Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow.Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain,gathering possessionswithout knowing who will get them.

But I myself said: I have labored in vain,I have spent my strength for nothing and futility;yet my vindication is with the Lord,and my reward is with my God.

I have struck down your children in vain;they would not accept discipline.Your own sword has devoured your prophetslike a ravaging lion.

The bellows blow,blasting the lead with fire.The refining is completely in vain;the evil ones are not separated out.

Go up to Gilead and get balm,Virgin Daughter Egypt!You have multiplied remedies in vain;there is no healing for you.

?AyinAll the while our eyes were failingas we looked in vain for assistance;we watched from our towersfor a nation that refused to help.

When she saw that she waited in vain,that her hope was lost,she took another of her cubsand made him a young lion.

I went up according to a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles—but privately to those recognized as leaders—so that I might not be running, or have run the race, in vain.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
רק ריק 
Reyq 
Usage: 14

κενός 
Kenos 
Usage: 15

הבל 
Habal 
Usage: 5

ריק 
Riyq 
Usage: 12

און 
'aven 
Usage: 79

הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

חנּם 
Chinnam 
Usage: 32

כּזב 
Kazab 
lie , liar , vain , fail
Usage: 17

נבב 
Nabab 
Usage: 4

צלם 
Tselem 
Usage: 17

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

ריקם 
Reyqam 
Usage: 16

שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

βαττολογέω 
Battologeo 
Usage: 0

δωρεάν 
Dorean 
Usage: 5

εἰκῆ 
Eike 
Usage: 6

κενοδοξία 
Kenodoxia 
Usage: 1

κενόδοξος 
Kenodoxos 
Usage: 1

κενοφωνία 
Kenophonia 
Usage: 2

κενόω 
Kenoo 
make void , make of none effect , make of no reputation , be in vain
Usage: 5

κενῶς 
Kenos 
in vain
Usage: 1

ματαιολόγος 
Mataiologos 
Usage: 1

μάταιος 
Mataios 
Usage: 6

ματαιόω 
Mataioo 
Usage: 1

μάτην 
Maten 
in vain
Usage: 0

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