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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1163 - בָּעַט
1) to kick, kick at
1a1) to kick
1a2) to kick at
1a3) to desire (figuratively)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בָּעַט fut. יִבְעַט
(1) to tread, to trample down (Ch. Peal and Pael, id., Syr. ܒܘܽܥܛܳܐܳ treading down, leaping; compare the remarks under the root בּוּס). Metaph. to contemn, to neglect (comp. Proverbs 27:7), 1 Samuel 2:29, לָמָּה תִבְעֲטוּ בְּזִבְחִי וּבְמִנְחָתִי אֲשֶׁר צִוִּתִי “why will ye neglect my sacrifices and offerings which I have commanded?” LXX. ἐπέβλεψας. Vulg. “quare calce abjecistis victimam meam et munera mea?”
(2) to kick, to kick backward, applied to the contumacy of men against God, Deuteronomy 32:15.
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