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Strong's #908 - בָּדָא

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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1) to devise, contrive, invent (bad sense)

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to devise

1a2) to contrive

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4111 ‑ πλάσσω (plas'‑so);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
NAS (2)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
HCS (2)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
BSB (2)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
ESV (3)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
WEB (2)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1027) db (בד BD) AC: Separate CO: Alone AB: Destruction: The pictograph b is a representation of a tent. The d is a picture of the tent door. These two pictographs represent "the door of the tent". The father of the tent often sat alone at the door of the tent. Here he could receive shade from the sun, watch over his household and watch the road for approaching strangers. (see Genesis 18:1,2) (eng: bad - as being alone)

A) db (בד BD) AC: Separate CO: ? AB: ?: Anyone or anything that is alone, apart or separated from the whole or from something else.

Nm) db (בד BD) - Separated: Something that is separated from the whole. This can be a branch as separated from the tree (as well as a staff made from a branch) . Linen cloth whose fibers are divided. A lie or liar as what causes a separation through careless words, lying, or bragging. KJV (85): linen, lie, liar, parts, stave, beside, branches, alone, only, strength - Strongs: H905 (בַּד), H906 (בַּד), H907 (בַּד)

B) ddb (בדד BDD) AC: ? CO: Alone AB: ?: Someone or something that is alone and separated from the whole.

V) ddb (בדד BDD) - Alone: KJV (3): (vf: Paal) alone - Strongs: H909 (בָּדַד)

Nm) ddb (בדד BDD) - Alone: KJV (11): alone, solitary, only, desolate - Strongs: H910 (בָּדָד)

C) dba (אבד ABD) AC: Perish CO: Lost AB: Destruction: A wanderer is one alone or lost. A place separated from people is a place of ruin.

V) dba (אבד ABD) - Perish: To be separated from the whole, life or functionality. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (191): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) lost thing, that which was lost - Strongs: H6 (אָבַד), H7 (אֲבַד)

Nf1) edba (אבדה ABDH) - Lost Thing: KJV (4): lost thing, that which was lost - Strongs: H9 (אֲבֵדָה)

gm) dbfa (אובד AWBD) - Perish: KJV (2): perish - Strongs: H8 (אֹבֵד)

jf) nfdba (אבדונ ABDWN) - Destruction: A place of ruin. [df: hdba] KJV (7): destruction - Strongs: H10 (אֲבַדֹּה), H11 (אֲבַדּוֹן)

mm ) ndba (אבדנ ABDN) - Destruction: A separation through extinction. KJV (2): destruction - Strongs: H12 (אַבְדָן), H13 (אָבְדַן)

E) adb (בדא BDA) AC: Devise CO: ? AB: ?: A separation from truth.

V) adb (בדא BDA) - Devise: To invent a false account or story. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) devise, feign - Strongs: H908 (בָּדָא)

M) dib (ביד BYD) AC: ? CO: Ruin AB: ?: Something brought to ruin and left alone.

Nm) dib (ביד BYD) - Ruin: Someone or something brought to ruin. [df: dyp] KJV (3): destruction, ruin - Strongs: H6365 (פִּיד)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בָּדָא verb devise, invent (bad sense) (Mishna id., Aramaic בְּדָא, invent; compare Arabic begin, make a beginning

Qal Perfect בָּדָא 1 Kings 12:33; Participle suffix בּוֺדָאם (instead of בּוֺדְאָם) Nehemiah 6:8 — Jeroboam devised a feast in 8th month 1 Kings 12:33; invent accusation Nehemiah 6:8.

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

בָּדָא (1) prop. to from, to fashion, used of a potter; this sense is preserved in the Zabian dialect in ܒܕܐ.

(2) to devise, to feign, 1 Kings 12:33 (well given by the LXX. ἐπλάσατο). Nehemiah 6:8 in each place followed by מִלִּבּוֹ. Part. with suff. בֹּדָאם by a Syriacism for בֹּדְאָם Neh. loc. cit. Arab. بَدَأَ to begin, IV. to produce something new, to do and devise first; comp. بدع I. IV. to feign, to form.


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List of Word Forms
בָּדָ֣א בדא בוֹדָֽאם׃ בודאם bā·ḏā baDa bāḏā ḇō·w·ḏām ḇōwḏām voDam
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