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Lexicon :: Strong's H889 - bᵊ'š

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 195a

Strong’s Definitions

בְּאֹשׁ bᵉʼôsh, be-oshe'; from H877; a stench:—stink.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H889 in the following manner: stink (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H889 in the following manner: stink (3x).
  1. stench, foul odour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּאֹשׁ bᵉʼôsh, be-oshe'; from H877; a stench:—stink.
STRONGS H889: Abbreviations
בְּאשׁ noun masculine stenchבּ׳ construct Amos 4:10; suffix בָּאְשׁוֺ Joel 2:20; בָּאְשָׁם Isaiah 34:3; — מַחֲנֵיכֶם בּ׳, i.e. stench of corpses Amos 4:10, also Isaiah 34:3; compare Joel 2:20 of locusts עָלָה בּ׳ (|| צַחֲנָתוֺׅ תַּעַל).
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34:3; 34:3


2:20; 2:20


4:10; 4:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H889 matches the Hebrew בְּאשׁ (bᵊ'š),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:3 - So their slain will be thrown out,
And their corpses [fn]will give off their stench, H889
And the mountains will [fn]be drenched with their blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:20 - “But I will remove the northern army far from you,
And I will drive it into a parched and desolate land,
And its vanguard into the eastern sea,
And its rear guard into the western sea.
And its stench H889 will arise and its foul smell will come up,
For it has done great things.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:10 - “I sent a plague among you after the manner of Egypt;
I slew your young men by the sword along with your captured horses,
And I made the stench H889 of your camp rise up in your nostrils;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.
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