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Lexicon :: Strong's H898 - bāḡaḏ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 198

Strong’s Definitions

בָּגַד bâgad, baw-gad'; a primitive root; to cover (with a garment); figuratively, to act covertly; by implication, to pillage:—deal deceitfully (treacherously, unfaithfully), offend, transgress(-or), (depart), treacherous (dealer, -ly, man), unfaithful(-ly, man), × very.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H898 in the following manner: treacherously (23x), transgressor (10x), transgress (3x), deceitfully (2x), treacherous dealer (3x), treacherous (2x), very 2 (inf. for emphasis), unfaithful man (1x), treacherous men (1x), offend (1x), unfaithfully (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H898 in the following manner: treacherously (23x), transgressor (10x), transgress (3x), deceitfully (2x), treacherous dealer (3x), treacherous (2x), very 2 (inf. for emphasis), unfaithful man (1x), treacherous men (1x), offend (1x), unfaithfully (1x).
  1. to act treacherously, deceitfully, deal treacherously

    1. (Qal) to act or deal treacherously, faithlessly, deceitfully, offend

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּגַד bâgad, baw-gad'; a primitive root; to cover (with a garment); figuratively, to act covertly; by implication, to pillage:—deal deceitfully (treacherously, unfaithfully), offend, transgress(-or), (depart), treacherous (dealer, -ly, man), unfaithful(-ly, man), × very.
STRONGS H898: Abbreviations
[בָּגַד] verb act or deal treacherously
Qal Perfect בָּֽגְדָה Jeremiah 3:20 + 14 times; Imperfect יִבְגֹּד Malachi 2:15 + 5 times; נִבְגַּד Malachi 2:10; Infinitive absolute בָּגוֺד Isaiah 48:8; Jeremiah 5:11; construct בְּגֹד Isaiah 33:1; בִּגְדוֺ Exodus 21:8; Participle בֹּגֵד Proverbs 22:12 + 11 times; בּוֺגֵד Isaiah 33:1 + 10 times; — act or deal treacherously, faithlessly, deceitfully, in the marriage relation, in matters of property or right, in covenants, in word and in general conduct.
† a. absolute 1 Samuel 14:33; Job 6:15; Psalm 78:57; Isaiah 24:16; Isaiah 33:1 (twice in verse); Isaiah 48:8; Malachi 2:11. compare phrases אחי בגדו כמו נחל my brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook Job 6:15; בֹּגְדִים בָּנָ֑דוּ וּבֶגֶד בּוֺגְדִים בָּגָ֑דוּ the treacherous have dealt treacherously, yea in treachery have the treacherous dealt treacherously Isaiah 24:16 (striking alliteration); בֹּגְדֵי אָוֶן treacherous in wickedness Psalm 59:6.
† c. with accusative Psalm 73:15.
† d. with מִן pregnant, בָּֽגְדָה אִשָּׁה מֵרֵעָהּ acteth treacherously (in departing) from her friend Jeremiah 3:20. The participle is used Proverbs 2:22 + 8 times, Psalm 25:3; Psalm 59:6; Psalm 119:158; Isaiah 21:2; Isaiah 24:16 (twice in verse); Isaiah 33:1; Jeremiah 3:8, 11; Jeremiah 9:1; Habakkuk 1:13; Habakkuk 2:5; בֹּגְדֵי בָ֑גֶד dealers treacherously in treachery (very treacherously) Jeremiah 12:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:8; 21:8



1 Samuel



6:15; 6:15


25:3; 59:6; 59:6; 73:15; 78:57; 119:158


2:22; 22:12


21:2; 24:16; 24:16; 24:16; 33:1; 33:1; 33:1; 33:1; 33:1; 48:8; 48:8


3:8; 3:11; 3:20; 3:20; 3:20; 5:11; 5:11; 9:1; 12:1; 12:6




5:7; 6:7


1:13; 2:5


2:10; 2:10; 2:11; 2:14; 2:15; 2:15; 2:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H898 matches the Hebrew בָּגַד (bāḡaḏ),
which occurs 49 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:8 - If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully H898 with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:23 - Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously H898 with Abimelech:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:33 - Then they told Saul, saying, Behold, the people sin against the LORD, in that they eat with the blood. And he said, Ye have transgressed: H898 roll a great stone unto me this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:15 - My brethren have dealt deceitfully H898 as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress H898 without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:5 - Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. H898 Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:15 - If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend H898 against the generation of thy children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:57 - But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully H898 like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:158 - I beheld the transgressors, H898 and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:22 - But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors H898 shall be rooted out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors H898 shall destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:6 - The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors H898 shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:2 - A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors H898 shall eat violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:15 - Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors H898 is hard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:18 - The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor H898 for the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:12 - The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor. H898
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:28 - She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors H898 among men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:19 - Confidence in an unfaithful man H898 in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:2 - A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer H898 dealeth treacherously, H898 and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:16 - From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the treacherous dealers H898 have dealt treacherously; H898 yea, the treacherous dealers H898 have dealt very treacherously. H898
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:1 - Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, H898 and they dealt not treacherously H898 with thee! when thou shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled; and when thou shalt make an end to deal treacherously, H898 they shall deal treacherously H898 with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:8 - Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very H898 treacherously, H898 and wast called a transgressor from the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:8 - And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous H898 sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:11 - And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous H898 Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:20 - Surely as a wife treacherously H898 departeth from her husband, so have ye dealt treacherously H898 with me, O house of Israel, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:11 - For the house of Israel and the house of Judah have dealt very H898 treacherously H898 against me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:2 - Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men. H898
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:1 - Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously? H898
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:6 - For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously H898 with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:2 - She weepeth sore in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks: among all her lovers she hath none to comfort her: all her friends have dealt treacherously H898 with her, they are become her enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:7 - They have dealt treacherously H898 against the LORD: for they have begotten strange children: now shall a month devour them with their portions.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:7 - But they like men have transgressed the covenant: there have they dealt treacherously H898 against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:13 - Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, H898 and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:5 - Yea also, because he transgresseth H898 by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:10 - Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously H898 every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:11 - Judah hath dealt treacherously, H898 and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the holiness of the LORD which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:14 - Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: H898 yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:15 - And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously H898 against the wife of his youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:16 - For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously. H898
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