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Lexicon :: Strong's H1162 - bōʿaz

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root of uncertain meaning
Strong’s Definitions

בֹּעַז Bôʻaz, bo'-az; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; Boaz, the ancestor of David; also the name of a pillar in front of the temple:—Boaz.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H1162 in the following manner: Boaz (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H1162 in the following manner: Boaz (24x).
  1. Boaz = "fleetness"

    1. ancestor of David, kinsman-redeemer to Ruth, daughter-in-law of Naomi

    2. name of the left of two brazen pillars, 18 cubits high, erected in the porch of Solomon's temple

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֹּעַז Bôʻaz, bo'-az; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; Boaz, the ancestor of David; also the name of a pillar in front of the temple:—Boaz.
STRONGS H1162: Abbreviations
בֹּ֫עַז proper name, masculine (quickness ?) —
1. kinsman of Naomi, who married Ruth Ruth 2:1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 14, 15, 19, 23; Ruth 3:2, 7; Ruth 4:1 (twice in verse); Ruth 4:5; Ruth 4:8; Ruth 4:9; Ruth 4:13; also Ruth 4:21 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 2:11, 12 (Greek Version of the LXX Βοος, Βοοζ).
2. name of the left hand of two pillars set up before temple (compare also יָכִין below כון) 1 Kings 7:21 2 Chronicles 3:17; (meaning obscure; MT apparently reference to 1, compare Targum 2 Chronicles 3:17; Thes supposes name of architect or donor; Ew perhaps sons of Solomon, etc.; read possibly בְּעֹז in strength, Greek Version of the LXX 2 Chronicles 3:17 ἰσχύς; Th thinks יכין בעז a sentence, one word being engraved on each pillar, he (God) establisheth in strength; against him, however, Ke Be; Öttli thinks an exclamation, in strength ! expressing satisfaction of architect; Klo proposes for בעז, בַּעַל עֹז (compare B 1 Kings 7:21 Βαλαζ)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:1; 2:3; 2:4; 2:5; 2:8; 2:11; 2:14; 2:15; 2:19; 2:23; 3:2; 3:7; 4:1; 4:5; 4:8; 4:9; 4:13; 4:21

1 Kings

7:21; 7:21

1 Chronicles

2:11; 2:12

2 Chronicles

3:17; 3:17; 3:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1162 matches the Hebrew בֹּעַז (bōʿaz),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - Now Naomi had [fn]a kinsman of her husband, a [fn]man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. H1162
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:3 - So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and [fn]she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, H1162 who was of the family of Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:4 - Now behold, Boaz H1162 came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, “May the LORD be with you.” And they said to him, “May the LORD bless you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:5 - Then Boaz H1162 said to his servant who was [fn]in charge of the reapers, “Whose young woman is this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:8 - Then Boaz H1162 said to Ruth,[fn]Listen carefully, my daughter. Do not go to glean in another field; furthermore, do not go on from this one, but stay here with my maids.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:11 - Boaz H1162 replied to her, “All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 - At mealtime Boaz H1162 said to her, “[fn]Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.” So she sat beside the reapers; and he [fn]served her roasted grain, and she ate and was satisfied and had some left.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:15 - When she rose to glean, Boaz H1162 commanded his servants, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not insult her.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:19 - Her mother-in-law then said to her, “Where did you glean today and where did you work? May he who took notice of you be blessed.” So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, “The name of the man with whom I worked today is Boaz.” H1162
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:23 - So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz H1162 in order to glean until the end of the barley harvest and the wheat harvest. And she lived with her mother-in-law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:2 - “Now is not Boaz H1162 our [fn]kinsman, with whose maids you were? Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:7 - When Boaz H1162 had eaten and drunk and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came secretly, and uncovered his feet and lay down.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:1 - Now Boaz H1162 went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the [fn]close relative of whom Boaz H1162 spoke was passing by, so he said, “Turn aside, [fn]friend, sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:5 - Then Boaz H1162 said, “On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the deceased, in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:8 - So the [fn]closest relative said to Boaz, H1162 “Buy it for yourself.” And he removed his sandal.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:9 - Then Boaz H1162 said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:13 - So Boaz H1162 took Ruth, and she became his wife, and he went in to her. And the LORD [fn]enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:21 - and to Salmon was born Boaz, H1162 and to Boaz, H1162 Obed,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:21 - Thus he set up the pillars at the porch of the nave; and he set up the right pillar and named it [fn]Jachin, and he set up the left pillar and named it [fn]Boaz. H1162
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:11 - Nahshon became the father of Salma, Salma became the father of Boaz, H1162
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:12 - Boaz H1162 became the father of Obed, and Obed became the father of Jesse;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:17 - He erected the pillars in front of the temple, one on the right and the other on the left, and named the one on the right Jachin and the one on the left Boaz. H1162
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