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Strong's #981 - בָּטָה

baw-taw', baw-taw'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
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1) to speak rashly or angrily, speak thoughtlessly

1a) (Qal) one that babbles, speaks rashly (participle)

1b) (Piel) to speak rashly, unadvisedly

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
NAS (7)
Leviticus 3
Psalms 2
Proverbs 2
HCS (4)
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
BSB (4)
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
ESV (5)
Leviticus 4
Proverbs 1
WEB (4)
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1032) ub (בתה BTh) AC: ? CO: Cracks AB: ?: Something that is broken up into pieces.

A) ub (בתה BTh) AC: ? CO: Cracks AB: ?: The crevices, clefts and cracks in rock cliffs and outcroppings. Something that is broken into pieces. A place of desolation.

Nf1) eub (בתהה BThH) - Desolation: [df: htb] KJV (2): waste, desolate - Strongs: H1326 (בָּתָה), H1327 (בַּתָּה)

E) aub (בתהא BThA) AC: ? CO: Utter AB: ?: An incoherent, broken or rash utterance of words usually spoken as a vow.

V) aub (בתהא BThA) - Utter: [df: hjb] KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Piel) pronounce, speak unadvisedly - Strongs: H981 (בָּטָה)

hm ) aubm (מבתהא MBThA) - Utterance: Words spoken out of rashness. KJV (2): uttered - Strongs: H4008 (מִבְטָא)

G) ueb (בהתה BHTh) AC: ? CO: Marble AB: ?: The intersecting lines of marble appear as broken pieces.

Nm) ueb (בהתה BHTh) - Red Marble: KJV (1): red - Strongs: H923 (בַּהַט)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [בָּטָה, בָּטָא] verb speak rashly, thoughtlessly (Late Hebrew id., בטי) —

Qal Participle בּוֺטֶה Proverbs 12:18 one that babbleth (opposed to לְשׁוֺן חֲכָמִים).

Pi`el Imperfect יְבַטֵּא בִשְׁבוּעָה Leviticus 5:4 speak rashly, unadvisedly; so וַיְבַטֵּא בִשְׂפָתָיו (of Moses) Psalm 106:33; Infinitive לְבַטֵּא בִשְׂפָתַיִם Leviticus 5:4 (P).

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

בָּטָה i.q. בָּדַד No. II. βαττολογεῖν, blaterare, to babble, to talk idly; fchwaßen, to talk rashly and inconsiderately, an onomatop. word, like the Greek and Latin. Part. בּוֹטֶה babbler, idle talker, Proverbs 12:18.

Piel, id. Leviticus 5:4; Psalms 106:33. In each of these places the addition of בִּשְׂפָתַיִם increases the force of this phrase, see שְׂפָתַיִם.

Deriv. מִבְטָא.


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List of Word Forms
בּ֭וֹטֶה בוטה וַ֝יְבַטֵּ֗א ויבטא יְבַטֵּ֧א יבטא לְבַטֵּ֨א לבטא bō·w·ṭeh Boteh bōwṭeh lə·ḇaṭ·ṭê ləḇaṭṭê levatTe vayvatTe way·ḇaṭ·ṭê wayḇaṭṭê yə·ḇaṭ·ṭê yəḇaṭṭê yevatTe
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