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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0959 - בָּזָה

Transliteration
bâzâh
Phonetics
baw-zaw'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
224
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to despise, hold in contempt, disdain

1a) (Qal) to despise, regard with contempt

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be despised

1b2) to be despicable

1b3) to be vile, worthless

1c) (Hiphil) to cause to despise

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1847 ‑ ἐξουδενέω (ex‑oo‑den‑o'‑o);  2706 ‑ καταφρονέω (kat‑af‑ron‑eh'‑o);  3456 ‑ μυκτηρίζω (mook'‑tay‑rid'‑zo);  820 ‑ ἄτιμος (at'‑ee‑mos);  821 ‑ ἀτιμόω (at‑ee‑mo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (43) NAS (43) HCS (41)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Psalms 8
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 1
Obadiah 1
Malachi 4
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Psalms 8
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 1
Obadiah 1
Malachi 4
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Psalms 8
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 1
Obadiah 1
Malachi 5
BYZ TIS TR
a-ms 2
v-hc 1
v-nPms 7
v-qPms 2
v-qi2ms 2
v-qp2fs 2
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3ms 7
v-qsfs 1
a-ms 2
v-hc 1
v-nPms 8
v-qPms 2
v-qi2ms 2
v-qp2fs 2
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3ms 7
a-ms 2
v-hc 1
v-nPms 8
v-qPms 2
v-qi2ms 2
v-qp2fs 2
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3ms 7
v-qsfs 1
NA WH


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)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בָּזָה verb despise (Palestinian ᵑ7בְּזָא, compare raise the head loftily and disdainfully) —

Qal Perfect Numbers 15:31 +; בָּזִיתָ 2 Samuel 12:9; suffix בְּזִתָ֑נִי 2 Samuel 12:10, etc.; Imperfect וַיִּ֫בֶז Genesis 25:34; Esther 3:6; suffix וַיִּבְזֵהוּ 1 Samuel 17:42; 3 feminine singular וַתִּכֶז 2 Samuel 6:16; 1 Chronicles 15:29; 2 masculine singular תִּבְזֶה Psalm 51:19; Psalm 73:20; וַיִּבְזוּ Nehemiah 2:19; וַיִּבְזֻהוּ 1 Samuel 10:27; Infinitive construct בְּזֹה Isaiah 49:7 (Di Ew§ 150 b); Participle active בּוֺזֶה Proverbs 15:20; Proverbs 19:16; בּוֺזֵהוּ Proverbs 14:2; בּוֺזִים 2 Chronicles 36:16; בּוֺזֵי Malachi 1:6; suffix בֹּזַי 1 Samuel 2:30; passive בָּזוּי Jeremiah 49:15 +; feminine בְּזוּיָה Ecclesiastes 9:16; — despise, regard with contempt, followed by accusative of thing, birthright Genesis 25:34 (J); words of ׳י Numbers 15:31 (P; not elsewhere in Hexateuch); 2 Samuel 12:9 compare 2 Chronicles 36:16; name of ׳י Malachi 1:6 (twice in verse) (compare below); oath (אָלָה) Ezekiel 16:59; Ezekiel 17:16,18,19; holy things Ezekiel 22:8; one's own ways Proverbs 19:16 (i.e. is careless of them, lives recklessly, opposed to שֹׁמֵר נַפְשׁוֺ, compare נֹצֵר דַּרְכּוֺ Proverbs 16:17); distress of the distressed Psalm 22:25 ("" שִׁקֵּץ, subject ׳י); prayer, subject id. Psalm 102:18; broken & contrite heart Psalm 51:9 (with לֹא), compare on other hand Psalm 73:20; followed by accusative of person Saul 1 Samuel 10:27, David 1 Samuel 17:42 compare Proverbs 15:20, ׳י 1 Samuel 2:30; 2 Samuel 12:10; Proverbs 14:2, his prisoners Psalm 69:34 (subject ׳י); followed by לְ, וַתִּבֶז לוֺ בְּלִבָּהּ 2 Samuel 6:16 = 1 Chronicles 15:29; 2 Kings 19:21 = Isaiah 37:22; followed by עַל person Nehemiah 2:19; followed by Infinitive וַיִּבֶז בְּעֵינָיו לִשְׁלֹחַ יָד Esther 3:6; note especially בְּזֹהנֶפֶשׁ Isaiah 49:7 a despising of soul, i.e. one despised from the soul, thoroughly despised; on otherviews see Che Di. Participle passive despised, of person construct בְּזוּי עָם despised of people ("" חֶרְמַּת אָדָם) Psalm 22:7, compare בָּזוּי בָאָדָם Jeremiah 49:15 also Obadiah 2; of wisdom Ecclesiastes 9:16.

Niph`al Participle נִבְזֶה Psalm 15:4 +; feminine נִבְזָה 1 Samuel 15:9 (so read for נמבזָה compare We Dr); plural נִבְזִים Malachi 2:9; —

1 despised Psalm 15:4; Psalm 119:141; Isaiah 53:3 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 22:28.

2 vile, worthless 1 Samuel 15:9.

3 despicable, contemptible Malachi 1:7 said of table of ׳י, compare Malachi 1:12; Malachi 2:9; Daniel 11:21 as substantive of Antiochus Epiph.

Hiph`il Infinitive לְהַבְזוֺת בַּעְלֵיהֶן Esther 1:17 so as to cause to despise their lords (cause their lords to be despised).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בָּזָה i.q. בּוּז to despise, to contemn, pr. to trample with the feet, see בּוּז, בּוּס. Constr. followed by an acc. Numbers 15:31; Psalms 22:25, 102:18 more rarely followed by לְ 2 Samuel 6:16, and (suitably to the etymology) עַל Nehemiah 2:19. Opp. to כִּבֵּד 1 Samuel 2:30. Proverbs 19:16, בּוֹזֶה דְרָכָיו “he who makes light of (i.e. neglects) his course of living.” Esther 3:6, וַיִּבֶז בְּעֵינָיו לְשַׁלַּח יָד “and he despised, to lay hand;” Psalms 73:20.

Niphal part. נִבְזֶה despised, Isaiah 53:3; Psalms 15:4.

Hiphil i.q. Kal, Esther 1:17.

Derivatives, בִּזָּיוֹן, pr.n. בִּזְיֹותְיָה, נְמִבְזָה.

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List of Word Forms
בְּזוּיָ֔ה בְזִתָ֔נִי בָ֝זָ֗ה בָּז֖וּי בָּז֥וּי בָּזִ֑ית בָּזִ֣יתָ ׀ בָּזִ֥ית בָּזָ֔ה בָּזָ֨ה בָּזָה֙ בָזִ֖ינוּ בָזָ֨ה בָזָֽה׃ בּוֹזֵ֖ה בּוֹזֵ֣י בּוֹזֵֽהוּ׃ בּוֹזֶ֥ה בוזה בוזהו׃ בוזי בזה בזה׃ בזוי בזויה בזינו בזית בזתני וְנִבְזֶ֑ה וַיִּ֣בֶז וַיִּ֥בֶז וַיִּבְז֖וּ וַיִּבְזֵ֑הוּ וַיִּבְזֻ֕הוּ וַתִּ֥בֶז וּבְז֥וּי וּבָזָ֥ה וּבֹזַ֥י וּבוֹזִ֣ים ובוזים ובזה ובזוי ובזי ויבז ויבזהו ויבזו ונבזה ותבז לְהַבְז֥וֹת להבזות נְמִבְזָ֥ה נִבְזִ֥ים נִבְזֶ֔ה נִבְזֶ֖ה נִבְזֶ֜ה נִבְזֶ֤ה ׀ נִבְזֶ֥ה נִבְזֶה֙ נבזה נבזים נמבזה תִּבְזֶֽה׃ תִבְזֶֽה׃ תבזה׃ bā·zāh ḇā·zāh ḇā·zî·nū bā·zî·ṯā bā·zîṯ bā·zui baZah bāzāh ḇāzāh ḇāzînū baZit bāzîṯ baZita bāzîṯā baZui bāzui ḇə·zi·ṯā·nî bə·zū·yāh ḇəziṯānî bezuYah bəzūyāh bō·w·zê bō·w·zê·hū bō·w·zeh bō·w·zêh bōwzê bōwzeh bōwzêh bōwzêhū boZeh boZehu boZei lə·haḇ·zō·wṯ ləhaḇzōwṯ lehavZot nə·miḇ·zāh nəmiḇzāh nemivZah niḇ·zeh niḇ·zîm niḇzeh niḇzîm nivZeh nivZim tiḇ·zeh ṯiḇ·zeh tiḇzeh ṯiḇzeh tivZeh ū·ḇā·zāh ū·ḇə·zui ū·ḇō·w·zîm ū·ḇō·zay ūḇāzāh ūḇəzui ūḇōwzîm ūḇōzay uvaZah uveZui uvoZai uvoZim vaiYivez vaiyivZehu vaiyivZu vaiyivZuhu vatTivez vaZah vaZinu venivZeh veziTani wat·ti·ḇez wattiḇez way·yi·ḇez way·yiḇ·zê·hū way·yiḇ·zū way·yiḇ·zu·hū wayyiḇez wayyiḇzêhū wayyiḇzū wayyiḇzuhū wə·niḇ·zeh wəniḇzeh
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