H3213 ילל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to howl (with a wailing tone) or yell (with a boisterous one)

KJV Usage: (make to) howl, be howling.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. (Hiphil) to howl, wail, make a howling
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 868
Parts of Speech: Verb

to wail
1) (Hiphil) to howl, wail, make a howling

View how H3213 ילל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 31 occurrences of H3213 ילל

Isaiah 13:6 Wail
Isaiah 14:12 of the morning!
Isaiah 14:31 Wail,
Isaiah 15:2 shall wail
Isaiah 15:3 every one shall wail,
Isaiah 16:7 wail
Isaiah 16:7 every one shall wail:
Isaiah 23:1 Wail,
Isaiah 23:6 wail,
Isaiah 23:14 Wail,
Isaiah 52:5 over them make them to wail,
Isaiah 65:14 and shall wail
Jeremiah 4:8 and wail:
Jeremiah 25:34 Wail,
Jeremiah 47:2 shall wail.
Jeremiah 48:20 wail
Jeremiah 48:31 Therefore will I wail
Jeremiah 48:39 They shall wail,
Jeremiah 49:3 Wail,
Jeremiah 51:8 wail
Ezekiel 21:12 and wail,
Ezekiel 30:2 Wail
Hosea 7:14 when they wailed
Joel 1:5 and wail,
Joel 1:11 wail,
Joel 1:13 wail,
Amos 8:3 shall be wailing
Micah 1:8 and weep,
Zephaniah 1:11 Wail,
Zechariah 11:2 Wail,

Distinct usage

11 Wail,
5 wail
2 and wail,
1 shall wail
1 every one shall wail,
1 every one shall wail:
1 over them make them to wail,
1 shall wail.
1 when they wailed
1 and weep,
1 of the morning!
1 and shall wail
1 They shall wail,
1 shall be wailing
1 Therefore will I wail
1 and wail:

Corresponding Greek Words

yalal hi. G214 alalazo
yalal hi. G2354 threneo
yalal hi. G3649 ololuzo

Related words


H3214 ילל ye lêl
ye lêl
From H3213; a howl

KJV Usage: howling.

H8437 תּולל tôlâl
From H3213; causing to howl, that is, an oppressor

KJV Usage: that wasted.