Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #909 - בָּדַד
1) to withdraw, be separate, be isolated
1a) (Qal) an army straggler (participle)
1a1) of Ephraim (metaphorically)
2) (TWOT) alone
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)
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)
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)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) prop. to disjoin, to divide, to separate, as the Arab. بَدَّ. The notion of cutting or tearing apart, and hence of dividing, lies both in the monosyllabic stock בַּד, and in the harder kindred stocks בת, פד, פת, modified variously, comp. בָּדַל, בָּתַת ;בָּדַק, בָּתַל, בָּתַר, פָּדַד ;בָּתַק, פָּתַת ;פָּדָה, פָּתָה, פָּתַח, פָּתַע, פָּתַר. (Cognate to these is the syllable בז, בץ, פץ, as to which see בָּזַז, בָּצַע ).
(2) to separate oneself, to be solitary. Part. בּוֹדֵד solitary, alone, Psalms 102:8; Hosea 8:9; Isaiah 14:31.
Derivatives are בַּד No. I. and בָּדָד. [also pr.n. בְּדַד].
II. בָּדַד i.q. בָּטָא (which see), βαττολογεῖν, to babble, to talk triflingly, whence בַּד No. II.