Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
Lamenting, Hebrew: אָבֵל, ʾābēl (H57)
8 King James Bible Verses
Here is mourn in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אָבֵל 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.
Strong's Number: H57
Hebrew Base Word: אָבֵל
Part of speech: Adjective
Usage: Mourn(-er, -ing)
- For the dead.
- Because of calamity.
- Of rites of mourning.
- Mourner (subst.).
- For the dead.
- For calamity.
Derived terms: From H56.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɔːˈbel
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɑːˈvel
- Transliteration: ʾābēl
- Biblical Pronunciation: aw-BALE
- Modern Pronunciation: ah-VALE
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Bible Verses with אָבֵל (H57)
1 to 8 of 8 Verses
“And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.”
— Genesis 37:35
“And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.”
— Esther 6:12
“I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.”
— Job 29:25
“I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth for his mother.”
— Psalm 35:14
“I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.”
— Isaiah 57:18
“To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;”
— Isaiah 61:2
“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.”
— Isaiah 61:3
“The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.”
— Lamentations 1:4
(End 1 to 8 of 8 Verses)
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