H1086 בּלה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to fail; by implication to wear out, decay (causatively consume, spend)

KJV Usage: consume, enjoy long, become (make, wax) old, spend, waste.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to wear out, become old
a. (Qal) to wear out
b. (Piel)
1. to wear out
2. to wear out by use, use up completely
3. to enjoy, use to the full
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 246
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1086 בּלה is used in the Bible

15 occurrences of H1086 בּלה

Genesis 18:12
Deuteronomy 8:4
Deuteronomy 29:5
Joshua 9:13
1 Chronicles 17:9
Nehemiah 9:21
Job 13:28
Job 21:13
Psalms 32:3
Psalms 49:14
Psalms 102:26
Isaiah 50:9
Isaiah 51:6
Isaiah 65:22
Lamentations 3:4

Corresponding Greek Words

balah pi. G2664 kata pauo
balah pi. G4931 sun teleo
balah pi. G5013 tapeinoo
balah pi.,qal. G3822 palaioo