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Strongs Number: H1984


Hebrew Word
הָלַל
Transliteration
hâlal
Phonetic
haw-lal'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

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

BDB Definition

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
Bible 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.