3999. mabbul
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mabbul: a flood
Original Word: מַבּוּל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mabbul
Phonetic Spelling: (mab-bool')
Short Definition: flood

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a flood
NASB Translation
flood (13).

מַבּוּל noun masculineGenesis 7:6 flood in time of Noah (Late Hebrew id.; Jewish-Aramaic מַבּוּלָא; Syriac ; derivation dubious; Thes and others √ יבל, but improbable, see DlProl. 122 f.; possibly old Assyrian (Babylonian) loan-word (yet form unkn. in Assyrian ), or from √ נבל = Assyrian nabâlu, destroy DlHWB 443 f.; compare DlPar. 156; Prol. 122 ChePsalm 29:10 critical note, Hebraica. iii. 3, 175 f., O. WhitehouseCOT ii. 293); — ׳מ only Genesis and Psalm 29:10; always absolute and always with article except Genesis 9:11,15; — ׳וַיְהִי הַמּ Genesis 17:7; ׳לֹא יִהְיֶה עוֺד מ Genesis 9:11; following by מַיִם as appositive) Genesis 6:17; Genesis 7:6; ׳מֵי הַמּ Genesis 7:7,10; Genesis 9:11; לֹאיִֿהְיֶה ׳עוֺד הַמַּיִם לְמ Genesis 9:15; as epoch, in phrase ׳אַחַר הַמּ Genesis 9:28; Genesis 10:1,32; Genesis 11:10 (strike out as gloss Bu Di); יָשָׁ֑ב ׳לַמּ ׳י Psalm 29:10 ׳י at the flood sat enthroned (so most; Chesee critical note ' at the storm ' (destruction = destructive storm IdHebraica. 1.c.), but ׳הַמּ seems in all the other passages to be almost = proper name of the flood; compare also מֵי נֹחַ Isaiah 54:9 (twice in verse)).

a deluge

From yabal in the sense of flowing; a deluge:

see HEBREW yabal

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