191. evil
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evil: foolish
Original Word: אֱוִיל
Part of Speech: Adjective Masculine
Transliteration: evil
Phonetic Spelling: (ev-eel')
Short Definition: fool

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
NASB Translation
fool (11), fool's (1), foolish (6), foolish man (1), fools (7).

אֱוִיל26 adjective (foolish׳א Job 5:2 +; plural אֱוִילִים Psalm 107:17 +, etc.; — foolish, Proverbs 29:9 (׳אִישׁ א) Hosea 9:7 (predicate of prophet); compare Isaiah 35:8, elsewhere

noun masculine fool (always morally bad), who despises wisdom & discipline Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 15:5; mocks at guilt Proverbs 14:9; is quarrelsome Proverbs 20:3; licentious Proverbs 7:22; it is folly & useless to instruct him Proverbs 16:22; Proverbs 27:22 (19 t. Proverbs); compare also Jeremiah 4:22; Job 5:2,3; Isaiah 19:11; Psalm 107:17.

foolish man

From an unused root (meaning to be perverse); (figuratively) silly -- fool(-ish) (man).

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