- the Biblical Flood
- a deluge; a torrent of rain
- "It's really a mabul out there!"
- "The Midrash says that Og survived the mabul by hanging on to the side of the Ark."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb מבול mabúl, Yiddish mábl
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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