H457 אליל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Apparently from H408; good for nothing, by analogy vain or vanity; specifically an idol

KJV Usage: idol, no value, thing of nought.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. of nought, good for nothing, worthless
a. of physicians, a shepherd, a divination
b. of false gods
Origin: apparently from H408
TWOT: 99a
Parts of Speech: Adjective Masculine

View how H457 אליל is used in the Bible

18 occurrences of H457 אליל

Leviticus 19:4
Leviticus 26:1
1 Chronicles 16:26
Job 13:4
Psalms 96:5
Psalms 97:7
Isaiah 2:8
Isaiah 2:18
Isaiah 2:20
Isaiah 10:10
Isaiah 10:11
Isaiah 19:1
Isaiah 19:3
Isaiah 31:7
Jeremiah 14:14
Ezekiel 30:13
Habakkuk 2:18
Zechariah 11:17

Corresponding Greek Words

elil G946 bdelugma
elil G1140 daimonion
elil G1497 eidolon
elil G2316 theos
elil G2556 kakos
elil G3152 mataios
elil G5499 cheiro poietos