sakal: to be foolish or a foolOriginal Word: סָכַלPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to be foolish or a foolNASB Translation
acted foolishly (2), acted...foolishly (1), done* (1), done...foolishly (1), foolishly (1), foolishness (2), make (1), played the fool (1).
] verb be foolish, or a fool
, usually in moral or spititual sense (Syriac
Aph`el act foolishly
, etc., ᵑ7 סְכַל
derived species, act foolishly
; סַכְלָא fool
; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic
, Aph`el = ἁμαρτάνω
, also derivatives SchwIdioticon 62
; Assyrian saklu
, perhaps foolish
, DlHWB 498
; Aramaic סְכַל know, be intelligent, cause to understand
, etc. (derived species), compare שׂכל
; MeiChrest. Targ.
derives both these opposite meanings from Arabic form, likeness
thinks Hebrew verb denominative); —
Piel Imperfect יְסַכֵּל Isaiah 44:25, Imperative סַכֶּלנָֿא 2 Samuel 15:31, make foolish, turn into foolishness.
Niph`al Perfect2masculine singular נִסְכַּלְתָּ2Chronicles 16:9; נִסְכָּ֑לְתָּ 1 Samuel 13:13; 1singular נִסְכַּלְתִּי 2 Samuel 24:10 = 1 Chronicles 21:8, act or do foolishly.
Hiph`il Perfect2masculine singular הִסְכַּלְתָּ Genesis 31:28 (E), 1 singular הִסְכַּלְתִּי 1 Samuel 26:21, do foolishly, play the fool.
be silly, play the fool
For kacal; to be silly -- do (make, play the, turn into) fool(-ish, -ishly, -ishness).
see HEBREW kacal