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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0957 - בַּז

Word Origin
from (0962)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) spoil, booty, robbery, spoiling

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1283 ‑ διαρπάζω (dee‑ar‑pad'‑zo);  4661 ‑ σκῦλον (skoo'‑lon);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (25) NAS (27) HCS (25)
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 12
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 12
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 12
n-cms 24
n-cms 24
n-cms 24

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1030) zb (בז BZ) AC: Spoil CO: Spoils AB: Despise: The pictograph b represents a house. The z represents an agricultural implement or a weapon. Combined these pictographs have the meaning of “a house cut” or “attacked”. An enemy would plunder a household for goods to supply themselves as a bird of prey attacks its prey. (eng: buzzard)

A) zb (בז BZ) AC: ? CO: Spoils AB: ?: The removal of what is of value as when an attacking army takes from the defeated all that is of value or the loss of value of a food due to spoilage.

Nm) zb (בז BZ) - Spoils: [df: gb] KJV (26): prey, spoil, booty - Strongs: H897 (בַּג), H957 (בַּז)

Nf1 ) ezb (בזה BZH) - Spoils: KJV (10): spoil, prey - Strongs: H961 (בִּזָּה)

B) zzb (בזז BZZ) AC: ? CO: Spoil AB: ?

V) zzb (בזז BZZ) - Spoil: KJV (43): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual) spoil, take away, prey, rob, take, caught, gathering. robber - Strongs: H962 (בָּזַז)

E) azb (בזא BZA) AC: Divide CO: ? AB: ?: A division of what is plundered.

V) azb (בזא BZA) - Divide: A division made by cutting into pieces. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) spoiled - Strongs: H958 (בָּזָא)

H) ezb (בזה BZH) AC: Despise CO: ? AB: ?: To treat something as spoiled, no longer of value.

V) ezb (בזה BZH) - Despise: KJV (43): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) despise, disdain, scorn, contemned - Strongs: H959 (בָּזָה)

cm) efzb (בזוה BZWH) - Despised: Something that is considered vile. KJV (1): despise - Strongs: H960 (בָּזֹה)

fjm) nfizb (בזיונ BZYWN) - Despised: Something that is treated as spoiled, no longer of value. KJV (1): contempt - Strongs: H963 (בִּזָּיוֹן)

J) zfb (בוז BWZ) AC: Despise CO: ? AB: ?: To treat something as spoiled, no longer of value.

V) zfb (בוז BWZ) - Despise: KJV (12): (vf: Paal) despise, contemned - Strongs: H936 (בּוּז)

Nm) zfb (בוז BWZ) - Despised: KJV (11): contempt, despise, shame - Strongs: H937 (בּוּז)

Nf1) ezfb (בוזה BWZH) - Despised: KJV (1): despised - Strongs: H939 (בּוּזָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בַּז noun [masculine] spoiling, robbery; spoil, booty — ׳בּ absolute Numbers 14:3 +; so also Ezekiel 25:7 Qr (Kt בג meaningless); בַּ֑ז Jeremiah 2:14 +; but הַבָּ֔ז Numbers 31:32 see d. H; suffix בִּזָּהּ Exodus 29:19; —

1 spoiling, robbery, ׳לְב i.e. to be plundered, despoiled Ezekiel 7:21 (of temple "" שָׁלָל) Ezekiel 23:46.

2 spoil, booty, plunder Isaiah 10:6; Isaiah 33:23; Ezekiel 29:19; Ezekiel 38:12,13 (all accusative of congnate meaning with verb "" שָׁלָל); compare Numbers 31:32; Jeremiah 15:13; Jeremiah 17:3; in phrase הָיָה לָבַז Jeremiah 49:32 (of camels) Ezekiel 36:4 compare Ezekiel 36:5; also of human beings Numbers 14:3,31; Deuteronomy 1:39; Jeremiah 2:14 (all ׳היה לב) + 2 Kings 21:14 ("" מְשִׁסָּה) Isaiah 42:22 ("" id.) Jeremiah 2:14, compare Jeremiah 30:16 ("" מְשִׁסָּה); also Ezekiel 25:7 Qr, Ezekiel 26:5 (׳היה לב; both in personified); figurative of Israel as sheep Ezekiel 34:8,22 (both ׳היה לב) Ezekiel 34:28 היה בז (no לְ). On Isaiah 8:1,3מַהֵר שָׁלָל חָשׁ בַּז see מהר.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בַּז with suff. בִּזָּהּ m. prey, spoil. It is used of persons and cattle carried away in war (elsewhere שְׁבִי, מַלְקֹחַ), also of wealth taken from an enemy, Numbers 14:3; Jeremiah 15:13, 49:32. בָּזַז בַּז see בָּזַז. Of frequent use are the phrases הָיָה לָבַז to become a prey, to be carried away as a prey, Numbers 14:31; Deuteronomy 1:39; Isaiah 42:22 sometimes with the addition of a dative, Ezekiel 26:5, 34:28 נָתַן לָבַז to give for a prey, Jeremiah 17:3; Ezekiel 25:7 קרי.

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List of Word Forms
בִּזָּ֔הּ בַּ֑ז בַּ֔ז בַּ֖ז בַּז֙ בַֽז׃ בז בז׃ בזה הַבָּ֔ז הבז וְלָבַֽז׃ ולבז׃ לְבַ֖ז לְבַ֛ז לְבַז֙ לָבַ֑ז לָבַ֔ז לָבַ֗ז לָבַ֡ז לָבַ֣ז לָבַ֥ז לָבַֽז׃ לָבַז֙ לבז לבז׃ baz ḇaz biz·zāh bizZah bizzāh hab·bāz habBaz habbāz lā·ḇaz lāḇaz laVaz lə·ḇaz ləḇaz leVaz Vaz velaVaz wə·lā·ḇaz wəlāḇaz
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