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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1156 - בְּעָא

be‛â', be‛âh
beh-aw', beh-aw'  
Word Origin
corresponding to (01158)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to ask, seek, request, desire, pray, make petition

1a) (Peal)

1a1) to ask, request

1a2) to seek (for favour)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 154 ‑ αἰτέω (ahee‑teh'‑o);  515 ‑ ἀξιόω (ax‑ee‑o'‑o);  2172 ‑ εὔχομαι (yoo'‑khom‑ahee);  2212 ‑ ζητέω (dzay‑teh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (16) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Daniel 12
Daniel 12
Daniel 12
v-NPms 1
v-Nc 1
v-Ni1cs 1
v-Ni3ms 2
v-Np1cp 1
v-Np3ms 1
v-NPms 2
v-Nc 1
v-Ni1cs 1
v-Np3ms 1
v-NPms 2
v-Nc 1
v-Ni1cs 1
v-Np3ms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1039) ob (באה BAh) AC: Swell CO: Spring AB: ?: A gushing over or swelling up as an eruption or a fountain.

A) ob (באה BAh) AC: Swell CO: Heap AB: ?

fm ) iob (באהי BAhY) - Heap: A mound of dirt over a grave. KJV (1): grave - Strongs: H1164 (בְּעִי)

C) oba (אבאה ABAh) AC: Swell CO: Boils AB: ?

ldf1 ) eofboba (אבאהבואהה ABAhBWAhH) - Boils: A swelling on the skin. KJV (2): blains - Strongs: H76 (אֲבַעְבֻּעֹת)

H) eob (באהה BAhH) AC: Swell CO: ? AB: ?

V) eob (באהה BAhH) - I. Swell: II. Request:For a swelling desire. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (17): (vf: Paal, Niphal) boil, swelling, seek, enquire, ask, desire, pray, request - Strongs: H1156 (בְּעָא), H1158 (בָּעָה)

J) ofb (בואה BWAh) AC: Swell CO: Spring AB: ?: A swelling up of water from the ground.

am) ofbm (מבואה MBWAh) - Spring: KJV (3): fountain - Strongs: H4002 (מַבּוּעַ)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בְּעָא verb ask, seek, only Daniel (Biblical Hebrew בעה (rare)); —

Pe`al Perfect 3 masculine singular ׳ב Daniel 2:16,49; 3 masculine plural בְּעוֺ Daniel 2:13; 1 plural בְּעֵ֫ינָא Daniel 2:23; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִבְעֵא Daniel 6:8; Daniel 6:13; 1 singular אֶבְעֵאֿ Daniel 7:16; Infinitive לְמִבְעֵא Daniel 2:18; Participle בָּעֵא Daniel 6:12; Daniel 6:14, plural בָּעַ֫יִן Daniel 6:5; —

1 ask, request, with מִן person Daniel 2:16 (object clause with דִּי), Daniel 2:49; Daniel 7:16 (+ accusative of thing); ask of God Daniel 2:23 (+ id.), of God or man Daniel 6:8 (+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Daniel 6:13; with מִןקֳֿדָם of God Daniel 2:18 (accusative of thing); = pray, ׳וּמִתְחַנֵּקֳדָם א׳ב Daniel 6:12, ׳ב Daniel 6:14.

2 seek, accusative of person Daniel 2:13, accusative of thing Daniel 6:5.

Pa`el Imperfect 3 masculine plural יְבַעוֺן (K§ 47,3); M on the passage conjecture יִבְעוֺן) Daniel 4:33 resort (for favours) to, ל person

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּעָא fut. יִבְעֵא Ch.

(1)  to seek, with an acc. (in Targg. often for the Heb. בִּקֵּשׁ) Daniel 2:13, 6:5.

(2) to ask, to request from any one; followed by מִן Daniel 2:16 קֳדָם Daniel 6:12, and מִן קֳדָם Daniel 2:18 בְּעָא בָעוּ to ask a petition, Daniel 6:8. Hence

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List of Word Forms
אֶבְעֵֽא־ אבעא־ בְּעָ֣א בְעֵ֣ינָא בָּעֵ֖א בָּעֵ֥א בָעַ֧יִן בעא בעין בעינא וּבְע֛וֹ וּבְעָ֣ה ובעה ובעו יְבַע֑וֹן יִבְעֵ֣ה יִבְעֵה֩ יבעה יבעון לְמִבְעֵא֙ למבעא ’eḇ‘ê- ’eḇ·‘ê- ḇā‘ayin bā‘ê ḇā·‘a·yin bā·‘ê baE bə‘ā ḇə‘ênā bə·‘ā ḇə·‘ê·nā beA eve lə·miḇ·‘ê ləmiḇ‘ê lemivE ū·ḇə·‘āh ū·ḇə·‘ōw ūḇə‘āh ūḇə‘ōw uveAh uveO vaAyin veEina yə·ḇa·‘ō·wn yəḇa‘ōwn yevaon yiḇ‘êh yiḇ·‘êh yivEh
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