H1984 הלל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be clear (originally of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence to make a show; to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively to celebrate; also to stultify

KJV Usage: (make) boast (self), celebrate, commend, (deal, make), fool (-ish, -ly), glory, give [light], be (make, feign self) mad (against), give in marriage, [sing, be worthy of] praise, rage, renowned, shine.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to shine
a. (Qal) to shine (fig. of God's favour)
b. (Hiphil) to flash forth light
2. to praise, boast, be boastful
a. (Qal)
1. to be boastful
2. boastful ones, boasters (participle)
b. (Piel)
1. to praise
2. to boast, make a boast
c. (Pual)
1. to be praised, be made praiseworthy, be commended, be worthy of praise
d. (Hithpael) to boast, glory, make one's boast
e. (Poel) to make a fool of, make into a fool
f. (Hithpoel) to act madly, act like a madman
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 499,500
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1984 הלל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 140 occurrences of H1984 הלל

Genesis 12:15
Judges 16:24
1 Samuel 21:13
2 Samuel 14:25
2 Samuel 22:4
1 Kings 20:11
1 Chronicles 16:4
1 Chronicles 16:10
1 Chronicles 16:25
1 Chronicles 16:36
1 Chronicles 23:5
1 Chronicles 23:30
1 Chronicles 25:3
1 Chronicles 29:13
2 Chronicles 5:13
2 Chronicles 7:6
2 Chronicles 8:14
2 Chronicles 20:19
2 Chronicles 20:21
2 Chronicles 23:12
2 Chronicles 23:13
2 Chronicles 29:30
2 Chronicles 30:21
2 Chronicles 31:2
Ezra 3:10
Ezra 3:11
Nehemiah 5:13
Nehemiah 12:24
Job 12:17
Job 29:3

Corresponding Greek Words

halal G459 a nomos
halal G2620 kata kauchaomai
halal G3891 para nomeo
halal hithpa. G21 agalliao
halal hithpo. see G4364 st. pros poieo
halal hithpo. G3015 mainomai
halal hithpo. G3911 para phero
halal hithp. G1740 en doxazo
halal hithp. G2744 kauchaomai
halal hi. see G2017 st. epi phausko
halal hi. G1325 didomi
halal hi. G2020 epi phosko
halal pi,po,hithp G1867 ep aineo
halal pi. G133 ainesis
halal pi. G136 ainos
halal pi. G1843 ex omologeo
halal pi. G2127 eulogeo
halal pi. G5214 humneo
halal pi. G5215 humnos
halal pi.,pu.,hith G134 aineo
halal po. G1839 ex istemi
halal po. G4064 peri phero
halal pu. G3996 pentheo