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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #956 - בּוּת
1045) tb (בת BT) AC: Lodge CO: House AB: ?: The pictograph b is the tent or house. The t is two crossed sticks meaning a mark or sign. The family mark is the name of the patriarch of the family (such as "the house of Jacob") . The primary function of the tent is to provide a protection and a sleeping area at night. (eng: bed - for sleeping at night in the house; both - the letter beyt is the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet)
Nm) tib (בית BYT) - I. House:The structure or the family, as a household that resides within the house. II. Within:[Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " b " is used as a prefix meaning "in" or "with”] KJV (2099): house, household, home, within, family, temple, prison, place, dungeon - Strongs: H1004 (בַּיִת), H1005 (בַּיִת)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בּוּת Ch. to pass the night, Daniel 6:19. In Targg. often for לִין. Syr. ܒܳܬ id.; and, to delay, to remain. Arab. بَاتَ Med. Ye; Eth. ቤተ፡ to pass the night, to remain. Hence is commonly derived בַּיִת house; but see under that word.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26