42 occurrences

'Vain' in the Bible

Now David had said, "Surely in vain I have guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has returned me evil for good.

They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers and His warnings with which He warned them And they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the LORD had commanded them not to do like them.

"I am accounted wicked, Why then should I toil in vain?

"She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers; Though her labor be in vain, she is unconcerned;

Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

For they speak against You wickedly, And Your enemies take Your name in vain.

Even Egypt, whose help is vain and empty Therefore, I have called her "Rahab who has been exterminated."

But I said, "I have toiled in vain, I have spent My strength for nothing and vanity; Yet surely the justice due to Me is with the LORD, And My reward with My God."

"They will not labor in vain, Or bear children for calamity; For they are the offspring of those blessed by the LORD, And their descendants with them.

"In vain I have struck your sons; They accepted no chastening Your sword has devoured your prophets Like a destroying lion.

And you, O desolate one, what will you do? Although you dress in scarlet, Although you decorate yourself with ornaments of gold, Although you enlarge your eyes with paint, In vain you make yourself beautiful Your lovers despise you; They seek your life.

The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the wicked are not separated.

Go up to Gilead and obtain balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain have you multiplied remedies; There is no healing for you.

"Then they will know that I am the LORD; I have not said in vain that I would inflict this disaster on them."'

"Then they will comfort you when you see their conduct and actions, for you will know that I have not done in vain whatever I did to it," declares the Lord GOD.

For the teraphim speak iniquity, And the diviners see lying visions And tell false dreams; They comfort in vain Therefore the people wander like sheep, They are afflicted, because there is no shepherd.

"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.

It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be running, or had run, in vain.

Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?

For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not 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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