Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Properly, fat, i.e., (figuratively) stupid or silly

Hebrew: כְּסִיל, kĕsîl (H3684)

69 King James Bible Verses

Here is fool in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כְּסִיל mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3684

Hebrew Base Word: כְּסִיל

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Fool(-ish)

Definition: Properly, fat, i.e., (figuratively) stupid or silly.

Detailed definition:

  1. Fool, stupid fellow, dullard, simpleton, arrogant one.

Derived terms: From H3688.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɛ̆ˈsɪi̯l
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɛ̆ˈsiːl
  3. Transliteration: kĕsîl
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: keh-SEEL
  5. Modern Pronunciation: keh-SEEL

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