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Strong's #03576 - כָּזַב

Transliteration
kâzab
Phonetics
kaw-zab'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
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כָּזָב
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to lie, tell a lie, be a liar, be found a liar, be in vain, fail
    1. (Qal) liar (participle)
    2. (Niphal) to be proven to be lying
    3. (Piel)
      1. to lie, tell a lie, tell a lie with, deceive
      2. to disappoint, fail
    4. (Hiphil) to make a liar, prove to be a liar

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3004 ‑ λέγω (leg'‑o);  5571 ‑ ψευδής (psyoo‑dace');  5571 ‑ ψευδής (psyoo‑dace');  669 ‑ ἀποφθέγγομαι (ap‑of‑theng'‑om‑ahee);  1587 ‑ ἐκλείπω (ek‑li'‑po);  2756 ‑ κενός (ken‑os');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (16)
Numbers 1
2 Kings 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
NAS (19)
Numbers 1
2 Kings 1
Job 5
Psalms 3
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
CSB (16)
Numbers 1
2 Kings 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
BSB (18)
Numbers 1
Judges 2
2 Kings 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
ESV (16)
Numbers 1
2 Kings 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
WEB (16)
Numbers 1
2 Kings 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2253) bzk (כזב KZB) AC: Lie CO: Lie AB: ?: Vain words spoken to deceive, cause failure or disappoint. What does not function in the capacity that it was meant to.

V) bzk (כזב KZB) - Lie: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel, Participle) lie, liar, vain, fail - Strongs: H3576 (כָּזַב)

Nm) bzk (כזב KZB) - Lie: KJV (31): lie, liar, leasing, deceitful, false - Strongs: H3577 (כָּזָב)

ef1) ebzik (כיזבה KYZBH) - Lying: [Aramaic only] [df: hbdk] KJV (1): lying - Strongs: H3538 (כְּדַב)

nm ) bzka (אכזב AKZB) - Lie: KJV (2): lie, liar - Strongs: H391 (אַכְזָב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּזַב] verb lie, be a liar (Arabic ; Aramaic כְּדַב, id. chiefly Pa`el; Late Hebrew כָּזַב) —

Qal Participle כָּלהָֿאָדָם כֹּזֵב Psalm 116:11 (compare כָּזָּב Psalm 62:10).

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular תֹּחַלְתּוֺ נִכְזָ֑בָה Job 41:1 his hope has been made deceptive, i.e. been shewn to be so; 2 masculine singular consecutive וְנִכְזָ֑בְתָּ Proverbs 30:6 lest he convict thee and thou be proven a liar.

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine singular כִּזֵּב Micah 2:11; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְכַזֵּב Habakkuk 2:3; Proverbs 14:5; וִיכַזֵּב Numbers 23:19, etc.; Infinitive construct suffix כַזֶּבְכֶם (בְּ) Ezekiel 13:19; —

1 lie, tell a lie, absolute, Numbers 23:19 (JE), Micah 2:11; Job 6:28; Job 34:6; Proverbs 14:5; Isaiah 57:11; followed by לְ person lie to Ezekiel 13:9; Psalm 78:36; Psalm 89:36; followed by בְּ person tell a lie with, i.e. in intercourse, conversation with 2 Kings 4:16.

2 disappoint, fail, of a divine revelation Habakkuk 2:3; waters of a spring Isaiah 58:11.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular suffix יַכְזִיבֵנִי Job 24:25 who will make me a liar? i.e. prove me to be so (compare Niph`al)


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּזַב in Kal part. כֹּזֵב Psalms 116:11 of more frequent occurrence in

Piel כִּזֵּב to lie, Job 6:28, 34:6 Proverbs 14:5. (Arab. كذب.) Followed by לְ to lie to any one, to deceive him. Psalms 78:36, 89:36, “shall I lie unto David?” i.e. break my fidelity (comp. Numbers 23:19). Ezekiel 13:19, followed by בְּ id. 2 Kings 4:16. Metaph. applied to water quickly drying up and disappointing the traveller, comp. אַכְזָב.

Hiphil, to reprove of lying, to convict of falsehood, Job 24:25.

Niphal, pass. of Hiphil, to be proved false, or deceitful, Job 41:1.

The derivatives follow, except אַכְזָב, אַכְזִיב.


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List of Word Forms
אֲכַזֵּ֑ב אֲכַזֵּֽב׃ אכזב אכזב׃ בְּכַ֨זֶּבְכֶ֔ם בכזבכם וְנִכְזָֽבְתָּ׃ וִֽיכַזֵּ֔ב ויכזב ונכזבת׃ יְכַזְּב֖וּ יְכַזְּבוּ־ יְכַזֵּ֑ב יַכְזִיבֵ֑נִי יכזב יכזבו יכזבו־ יכזיבני כְּזָבִ֑ים כְּזָבִ֔ים כִּזֵּ֔ב כֹּזֵֽב׃ כזב כזב׃ כזבים נִכְזָ֑בָה נכזבה תְּכַזֵּ֖ב תְכַזֵּ֔בִי תכזב תכזבי ’ă·ḵaz·zêḇ ’ăḵazzêḇ achazZev bə·ḵaz·zeḇ·ḵem beChazzevChem bəḵazzeḇḵem kə·zā·ḇîm kəzāḇîm kezaVim kiz·zêḇ kizzêḇ kizZev kō·zêḇ kōzêḇ koZev nichZavah niḵ·zā·ḇāh niḵzāḇāh ṯə·ḵaz·zê·ḇî tə·ḵaz·zêḇ techazZev techazZevi təḵazzêḇ ṯəḵazzêḇî venichZaveta vichazZev wə·niḵ·zā·ḇə·tā wəniḵzāḇətā wî·ḵaz·zêḇ wîḵazzêḇ yachziVeni yaḵ·zî·ḇê·nî yaḵzîḇênî yə·ḵaz·zə·ḇū yə·ḵaz·zə·ḇū- yə·ḵaz·zêḇ yechazZev yechazzevu yəḵazzêḇ yəḵazzəḇū yəḵazzəḇū-
 
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