The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 61 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
lbaapparently from (056) through the idea of negation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'abalTWOT - 8
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ab-awl' Adverb
  1. truly, verily, surely
  2. but, however, howbeit
  3. contrariwise, nay rather (neg.)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
however 2, nevertheless 2, no 2, truly 3
NAS Verse Count
2 Samuel1
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
2 Chronicles2

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'abal". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .