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Strong's #1892: hebel (pronounced heh'bel)

or (rarely in the abs.) habel {hab-ale'}; from 1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb:--X altogether, vain, vanity.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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hebel / hăbêl

1) vapour, breath

1a) breath, vapour

1b) vanity (figuratively)

2) vainly

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1891



Usage:

This word is used 73 times:

Deuteronomy 32:21: "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;"
1 Kings 16:13: "in provoking the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities."
1 Kings 16:26: "to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities."
2 Kings 17:15: "which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the heathen"
Job 7:16: "let me alone; my days are vanity."
Job 9:29: "why then labor I in vain?"
Job 21:34: "How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth"
Job 27:12: "have seen it; why altogether vain?"
Job 35:16: "Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth without knowledge."
Psalms 31:6: "I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I in the LORD."
Psalms 39:5: "man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah."
Psalms 39:6: "in a vain show: surely in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who"
Psalms 39:11: "surely every man is vanity. Selah."
Psalms 62:9: "Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie:"
Psalms 62:9: "are a lie: in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. lighter than vanity."
Psalms 78:33: "Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble."
Psalms 94:11: "of man, that are vanity."
Psalms 144:4: "Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow"
Proverbs 13:11: "Wealth gotten by vanity gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by shall increase."
Proverbs 21:6: "of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity of them that seek death."
Proverbs 31:30: "Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman the LORD, she"
Ecclesiastes 1:2: " Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 1:2: "Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 1:2: "of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 1:2: "saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 1:2: "vanity all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 1:14: "the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 2:1: "and, behold, this also is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 2:11: "that I had labored to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation"
Ecclesiastes 2:15: "in my heart, that this also is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 2:17: "is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 2:19: "and wherein I have showed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity."
Ecclesiastes 2:21: "labored therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil."
Ecclesiastes 2:23: "in the night. This is also vanity."
Ecclesiastes 2:26: "before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 3:19: "a beast: for all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 4:4: "of his neighbor. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 4:7: "Then I returned, and I saw vanity under"
Ecclesiastes 4:8: "of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail."
Ecclesiastes 4:16: "in him. Surely this also is vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 5:7: "of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God."
Ecclesiastes 5:10: "with increase: this is also vanity."
Ecclesiastes 6:2: "thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it"
Ecclesiastes 6:4: "For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, shall be covered with darkness."
Ecclesiastes 6:9: "than the wandering of the desire: is also vanity and vexation of spirit."
Ecclesiastes 6:11: "many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?"
Ecclesiastes 6:12: "in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for"
Ecclesiastes 7:6: "of the fool: this also is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 7:15: "All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: a just man that perisheth in his righteousness,"
Ecclesiastes 8:10: "they had so done: this is also vanity."









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