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Lexicon :: Strong's H1124 - bᵊnā'

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to בָּנָה (H1129)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2633

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: בנא (Strongs and Gesenius) בנה (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

בְּנָא bᵉnâʼ, ben-aw'; (Aramaic) or בְּנָה bᵉnâh; (Aramaic), corresponding to H1129; to build:—build, make.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H1124 in the following manner: build (17x), building (3x), builded (with H1934) (1x), make (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H1124 in the following manner: build (17x), building (3x), builded (with H1934) (1x), make (1x).
  1. to build

    1. (P'al) to build

    2. (Ithp'il) to be built

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּנָא bᵉnâʼ, ben-aw'; (Aramaic) or בְּנָה bᵉnâh; (Aramaic), corresponding to H1129; to build:—build, make.

Biblical Aramaic

† [בְּבָה, בְּנָא] verb build (Biblical Hebrew H1129 בָּנָה); —
Pe. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix 3rd person masculine singular בְּנָ֫הִי Ezra 5:11; 1st person singular suffix בֶּנַיְתַהּ Daniel 4:27; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִבְנוֺן Ezra 6:7; Infinitive לְמִבְנֵא Ezra 5:2 +, לְמִבְבְיָה Ezra 5:9 (read לְמִבְנֵא M§ 64 u or < לְמִבְנֵה, so S-CA 8. 64), לִבְּנֵא (read לְמִבְנֵא Str§ 23 l Ml.c.) Ezra 5:3; Ezra 5:13; Participle active plural בָּנַ֫יִן Ezra 4:12 +; passive בְּנֵה Ezra 5:11 (see on forms K§ 47, Belsp. pass.); — build: with accusative of temple Ezra 5:2, 3, 9, 11, 13, 17; Ezra 6:7, 8, so Ezra 5:4 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb); passive of temple Ezra 5:11; with accusative of city Ezra 4:12; Daniel 4:27; absolute Ezra 6:14 (twice in verse).
Hithpe. be built: Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִתְבְּנֵא of temple Ezra 5:15; Ezra 6:3; 3rd person feminine singular תִּתְבְּנֵא of city Ezra 6:13; Ezra 6:16; Ezra 6:21; Participle מִתְבְּנֵא of temple Ezra 5:8 (with accusative material), Ezra 5:16.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1124 matches the Hebrew בְּנָא (bᵊnā'),
which occurs 22 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:12 - let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding H1124 the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:13 - “Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt H1124 and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - “We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt H1124 and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - “So, now issue a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt H1124 until a decree is issued by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak arose and began to rebuild H1124 the house of God which is in Jerusalem; and the prophets of God were with them supporting them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 - At that time Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the [fn]River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, “Who issued you a decree to rebuild H1124 this [fn]temple and to finish this structure?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:4 - Then we told them accordingly what the names of the men were who were reconstructing H1124 this building.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built H1124 with huge stones, and [fn]beams are being laid in the walls; and this work is going on with great care and is succeeding in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - “Then we asked those elders and said to them thus, ‘Who issued you a decree to rebuild H1124 this temple and to finish this structure?’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:11 - “Thus they [fn]answered us, saying, ‘We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding H1124 the temple that was built H1124 many years ago, which a great king of Israel built H1124 and finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - ‘However, in the first year of Cyrus king of Babylon, King Cyrus issued a decree to rebuild H1124 this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - ‘He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple [fn]in Jerusalem and let the house of God be rebuilt H1124 in its place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - ‘Then that Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God [fn]in Jerusalem; and from then until now it has been under H1124 construction H1124 and it is not yet completed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild H1124 this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - “In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree:Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the [fn]temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt H1124 and let its foundations be [fn]retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - “Leave this work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild H1124 this house of God on its site.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding H1124 of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews [fn]were successful in building H1124 through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And [fn]they finished building H1124 according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:30 - “The king [fn]reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built H1124 as a royal [fn]residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?’

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