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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1215 - בֶּצַע

Transliteration
betsa‛
Phonetics
beh'-tsah  
Word Origin
from (01214)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
267a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) profit, unjust gain, gain (profit) acquired by violence

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 93 ‑ ἀδικία (ad‑ee‑kee'‑ah);  458 ‑ ἀνομία (an‑om‑ee'‑ah);  459 ‑ ἄνομος (an'‑om‑os);  1435 ‑ δῶρον (do'‑ron);  3393 ‑ μίασμα (mee'‑as‑mah);  4124 ‑ πλεονεξία (pleh‑on‑ex‑ee'‑ah);  4128 ‑ πλῆθος (play'‑thos);  5243 ‑ ὑπερηφανία (hoop‑er‑ay‑fan‑ee'‑ah);  5539 ‑ χρήσιμος (khray'‑see‑mos);  5622 ‑ ὠφέλεια (o‑fel'‑i‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (23) HCS (23)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 15
n-cms 16
n-cms 16
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2031) oyb (בתסאה BTsAh) AC: Cut CO: ? AB: Profit: [from: zb- a plunder as a cutting]

V) oyb (בתסאה BTsAh) - I. Cut:To cut something off to destroy it. II. Profit:To take something by force or greed. KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Piel) cut off, gained, given, greedy, covet, finish, wound - Strongs: H1214 (בָּצַע)

Nm) oyb (בתסאה BTsAh) - Profit: The taking of money or something of value through force in the sense of cutting. KJV (23): covetousness, gain, profit, lucre - Strongs: H1215 (בֶּצַע)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בֶּ֫צַע noun masculine gain made by violence, unjust gain, profit — בֶּ֫צַע Genesis 37:26 7t. (construct Judges 5:19 +); בָּ֑צַע Exodus 18:21 7t.; suffix בִּצֱע֑ךָ Jeremiah 22:17; בִּצְעֵךְ Jeremiah 51:13; Ezekiel 22:13; בִּצְעוֺ Isaiah 56:11; Isaiah 57:17; בִּצְעָם Ezekiel 33:31; Micah 4:13; — gain made by violence (nearly = plunder) Judges 5:19; Micah 4:13; more Generally, unjust gain Exodus 18:21; 1 Samuel 8:3; Psalm 119:36; Proverbs 28:16; Isaiah 33:15; Isaiah 56:11; Isaiah 57:17; Jeremiah 22:17; Jeremiah 51:13; Ezekiel 22:13; Ezekiel 33:21; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with בָּצַע Proverbs 1:19; Proverbs 15:27; Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 8:10; Ezekiel 22:27; Habakkuk 2:9; profit (with selfish suggestion) ׳מהבֿ Genesis 37:26; Malachi 3:14 compare Psalm 30:10; Job 22:3.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בֶּצַע in pause בָּצַע, with suff. בִּצְעֵךְ m.

(1) rapine, prey (see the root No. 2), prop. of enemies, Judges 5:19; Jeremiah 51:13; Micah 4:13, also applied to the rapine of kings and nobles who despoil a people, Jeremiah 22:17; Ezekiel 22:13, and hence

(2) to any unjust gain whatever, whether acquired from bribes (1 Samuel 8:3; Isaiah 33:15), or by other frauds (Isaiah 57:17); Exodus 18:21; Proverbs 28:16 and even

(3) any gain, Isaiah 56:11; Ezekiel 33:31 מַה־בֶּצַע “what profit is it?” Genesis 37:26; Job 22:3; Psalms 30:10.

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List of Word Forms
בְּבֶ֣צַע בִּצְע֛וֹ בִּצְעֵ֖ךְ בִּצְעֵֽךְ׃ בִּצְעֶ֑ךָ בִצְעָ֖ם בֶ֝֗צַע בֶּ֗צַע בֶּ֝֗צַע בֶּ֥צַע בָ֑צַע בָּ֑צַע בָּֽצַע׃ בבצע בצע בצע׃ בצעו בצעך בצעך׃ בצעם הַבָּ֑צַע הבצע לְבִצְע֖וֹ לבצעו bā·ṣa‘ ḇā·ṣa‘ bāṣa‘ ḇāṣa‘ Batza bə·ḇe·ṣa‘ be·ṣa‘ ḇe·ṣa‘ bəḇeṣa‘ beṣa‘ ḇeṣa‘ Betza beVetza ḇiṣ‘ām biṣ‘êḵ biṣ‘eḵā biṣ‘ōw ḇiṣ·‘ām biṣ·‘e·ḵā biṣ·‘êḵ biṣ·‘ōw bitzEch bitzEcha bitzO hab·bā·ṣa‘ habbāṣa‘ habBatza lə·ḇiṣ·‘ōw ləḇiṣ‘ōw levitzO Vatza Vetza vitzAm
Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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