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Lexicon :: Strong's H1322 - bšeṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 222b

Strong’s Definitions

בֹּשֶׁת bôsheth, bo'-sheth; from H954; shame (the feeling and the condition, as well as its cause); by implication (specifically) an idol:—ashamed, confusion, greatly, (put to) shame(-ful thing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H1322 in the following manner: shame (20x), confusion (7x), ashamed (1x), greatly (1x), shameful thing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H1322 in the following manner: shame (20x), confusion (7x), ashamed (1x), greatly (1x), shameful thing (1x).
  1. shame

    1. shame

    2. shameful thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֹּשֶׁת bôsheth, bo'-sheth; from H954; shame (the feeling and the condition, as well as its cause); by implication (specifically) an idol:—ashamed, confusion, greatly, (put to) shame(-ful thing).
STRONGS H1322: Abbreviations
בּ֫שֶׁת noun feminine shame Job 8:22 + 20 times; suffix בָּשְׁתִּי Psalm 69:20 + 7 times
1. shame 1 Samuel 20:30 (twice in verse); Psalm 40:16; Psalm 69:20; Psalm 70:4; Isaiah 30:3, 5; Isaiah 61:7; Jeremiah 2:26; Jeremiah 3:25; Jeremiah 20:18; Habakkuk 2:10; Zephaniah 3:5, 19; לָבַשׁ בּשֶׁת clothe with shame Job 8:22; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 132:18; || עטה בשׁת Psalm 109:29; (ה)פָּנִים בּשֶׁת shame (or confusion) of face 2 Chronicles 32:21; Ezra 9:7; Daniel 9:7, 8, compare Psalm 44:16; Jeremiah 7:19; בּשֶׁת עֲלוּמֶיךָ shame of thy youth Isaiah 54:4; עֶרְיָה־בשֶׁת nakedness (that is) shame Micah 1:11 compare Psalm 45:5; בּשֶׁת עֶרְוַת אמך 1 Samuel 20:30.
2. shameful thing, substituted for בַּעַל (q. v.) by later editors, Hosea 9:10; Jeremiah 3:24; מִזְבְּחוֺת לַבּשֶׁת Jeremiah 11:13, compare יְרֻבֶּשֶׁת [H3380 2 Samuel 11:21] = יְרֻבַּעַל Judges 6:32; אִישׁ־בּשֶׁת 2 Samuel 2:8 = אֶשְׁבַּעַל 1 Chronicles 8:33.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

20:30; 20:30

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles





8:22; 8:22


35:26; 40:16; 44:16; 45:5; 69:20; 69:20; 70:4; 109:29; 132:18


30:3; 30:5; 54:4; 61:7


2:26; 3:24; 3:25; 7:19; 11:13; 20:18


9:7; 9:8








3:5; 3:19


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1322 matches the Hebrew בּשֶׁת (bšeṯ),
which occurs 31 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:30 - Then Saul’s anger burned against Jonathan and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame H1322 and to the shame H1322 of your mother’s nakedness?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:7 - But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the oath of the LORD which was between them, between David and Saul’s son Jonathan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:21 - And the LORD sent an angel who destroyed every mighty warrior, commander and officer in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned [fn]in shame H1322 to his own land. And when he had entered the temple of his god, some of his own children killed him there with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:7 - “Since the days of our fathers to this day we have been in great guilt, and on account of our iniquities we, our kings and our priests have been given into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity and to plunder and to [fn]open shame, H1322 as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:22 - “Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, H1322
And the tent of the wicked will be no longer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - Let those be ashamed and humiliated altogether who rejoice at my distress;
Let those be clothed with shame H1322 and dishonor who magnify themselves over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:15 - Let those be [fn]appalled because of their shame H1322
Who say to me, “Aha, aha!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:15 - All day long my dishonor is before me
And [fn]my humiliation H1322 has overwhelmed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:19 - You know my reproach and my shame H1322 and my dishonor;
All my adversaries are [fn]before You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:3 - Let those be [fn]turned back because of their shame H1322
Who say, “Aha, aha!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - [fn]Let my accusers be clothed with dishonor,
And [fn]let them cover themselves with their own shame H1322 as with a robe.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:18 - “His enemies I will clothe with shame, H1322
But upon himself his crown shall shine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:3 - “Therefore the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame H1322
And the shelter in the shadow of Egypt, your humiliation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:5 - “Everyone will be ashamed because of a people who cannot profit them,
Who are not for help or profit, but for shame H1322 and also for reproach.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:17 - They will be turned back and be utterly put to shame,
Who trust in [fn]idols,
Who say to molten images,
“You are our gods.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:4 - “Fear not, for you will not be put to shame;
And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced;
But you will forget the shame H1322 of your youth,
And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:7 - Instead of your shame H1322 you will have a double portion,
And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion.
Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land,
Everlasting joy will be theirs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:26 - “As the thief is shamed when he is discovered,
So the house of Israel is shamed;
They, their kings, their princes
And their priests and their prophets,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:24 - “But the shameful H1322 thing H1322 has consumed the labor of our fathers since our youth, their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:25 - “Let us lie down in our shame, H1322 and let our humiliation cover us; for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even to this day. And we have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:19 - “Do they spite Me?” declares the LORD. “Is it not themselves they spite, to [fn]their own shame?” H1322
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:13 - “For your gods are [fn]as many as your cities, O Judah; and [fn]as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful H1322 thing, H1322 altars to burn incense to Baal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:18 - Why did I ever come forth from the womb
To look on trouble and sorrow,
So that my days have been spent in shame? H1322
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:7 - “Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us [fn]open shame, H1322 as it is this day—to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:8 - [fn]Open shame H1322 belongs to us, O LORD, to our kings, our princes and our fathers, because we have sinned against You.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:10 - I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness;
I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season.
But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to [fn]shame, H1322
And they became as detestable as that which they loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:11 - [fn]Go on your way, inhabitant of [fn]Shaphir, in shameful H1322 nakedness.
The inhabitant of [fn]Zaanan does not [fn]escape.
The lamentation of [fn]Beth-ezel: “He will take from you its [fn]support.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:10 - “You have devised a shameful H1322 thing H1322 for your house
By cutting off many peoples;
So you are sinning against yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:5 - The LORD is righteous within her;
He will do no injustice.
Every morning He brings His justice to light;
He does not fail.
But the unjust knows no shame. H1322
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:19 - “Behold, I am going to deal at that time
With all your oppressors,
I will save the lame
And gather the outcast,
And I will turn their shame H1322 into praise and renown
In all the earth.
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