Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5766: `evel (pronounced eh'-vel)

or lavel {aw'-vel}; and (feminine) lavlah {av-law'}; or owlah {o-law'}; or .olah {o-law'}; from 5765; (moral) evil:--iniquity, perverseness, unjust(-ly), unrighteousness(-ly); wicked(-ness).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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‛evel / ‛âvel / ‛avlâh / ‛ôlâh

1) injustice, unrighteousness, wrong

1a) violent deeds of injustice

1b) injustice (of speech)

1c) injustice (generally)

Part of Speech: noun masculine or feminine

Relation: from H5765

Same Word by TWOT Number: 1580a, 1580b


This word is used 53 times:

Leviticus 19:15: "Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor,"
Leviticus 19:35: "Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure."
Deuteronomy 25:16: "such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the LORD thy God."
Deuteronomy 32:4: "a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he."
2 Samuel 3:34: "as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou. And all the people"
2 Samuel 7:10: "more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as formerly,"
1 Chronicles 17:9: "more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning,"
2 Chronicles 19:7: "and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect"
Job 5:16: "So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth."
Job 6:29: "I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my righteousness"
Job 6:30: "Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?"
Job 11:14: "be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles."
Job 13:7: "Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully"
Job 15:16: "abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?"
Job 22:23: "to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles."
Job 24:20: "on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree."
Job 27:4: "My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit."
Job 34:10: "from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity."
Job 34:32: "thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no"
Job 36:23: "him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?"
Psalms 7:3: "this; if there be iniquity in my hands;"
Psalms 37:1: "because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity."
Psalms 43:1: "against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man."
Psalms 53:1: "God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good."
Psalms 58:2: "Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth."
Psalms 64:6: "They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward thought of every one of them, and the heart,"
Psalms 82:2: "How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah."
Psalms 89:22: "exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict"
Psalms 92:15: "is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness"
Psalms 107:42: "shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth."
Psalms 119:3: "They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways."
Psalms 125:3: "lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity."
Proverbs 22:8: "He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail."
Proverbs 29:27: " An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked."
Isaiah 59:3: "lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness."
Jeremiah 2:5: "saith the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far"
Ezekiel 3:20: "man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock before"
Ezekiel 18:8: "any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment"
Ezekiel 18:24: "turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations"
Ezekiel 18:26: "man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity"
Ezekiel 18:26: "and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die."
Ezekiel 28:15: "from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found"
Ezekiel 28:18: "thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffic; therefore will I bring forth a fire"
Ezekiel 33:13: "trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not"
Ezekiel 33:13: "all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die"
Ezekiel 33:15: "of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die."
Ezekiel 33:18: "turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die"
Hosea 10:13: "Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye have eaten the fruit of lies: because"
Micah 3:10: "Zion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity."
Habakkuk 2:12: "with blood, and establisheth a city by iniquity!"

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