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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #959 - בָּזָה

Transliteration
bâzâh
Phonetics
baw-zaw'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
224
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

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);  
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KJV (43)
Genesis
1
Numbers
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Nehemiah
1
Esther
2
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Proverbs
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Ecclesiastes
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Daniel
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NAS (43)
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1 Chronicles
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Psalms
8
Proverbs
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Ecclesiastes
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Isaiah
3
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Ezekiel
5
Daniel
1
Obadiah
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Malachi
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1 Samuel
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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
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Malachi
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BSB (44)
Genesis
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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
3
Jeremiah
2
Ezekiel
5
Daniel
1
Obadiah
1
Malachi
5
ESV (43)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
1 Samuel
4
2 Samuel
3
2 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
1
2 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Esther
1
Psalms
8
Proverbs
3
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Ezekiel
5
Daniel
1
Malachi
5
WEB (43)
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
3
Jeremiah
2
Ezekiel
5
Daniel
1
Obadiah
1
Malachi
5
Verse Results
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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AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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