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Lexicon :: Strong's H936 - bûz

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 213

Strong’s Definitions

בּוּז bûwz, booz; a primitive root; to disrespect:—contemn, despise, × utterly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H936 in the following manner: despise (10x), contemned (1x), utterly (inf. for emphasis) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H936 in the following manner: despise (10x), contemned (1x), utterly (inf. for emphasis) (1x).
  1. to despise, hold in contempt, hold as insignificant

    1. (Qal) to despise, show despite toward

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בּוּז bûwz, booz; a primitive root; to disrespect:—contemn, despise, × utterly.
† I. [בּוּז] verb despise (Late Hebrew id.) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular בַּז Zechariah 4:10 (compare Köi. 439); 3rd person plural בָּ֑זוּ Proverbs 1:7; Imperfect יָבוּז Proverbs 23:9; 3rd person feminine singular וְתָבֻז Proverbs 30:17; 2nd person masculine singular תָּבוּז (Jussive) Proverbs 23:22; plural יָבוּזוּ Proverbs 6:30; Songs 8:7; יָבֻזוּ Songs 8:1; Infinitive absolute בּוֺז Songs 8:7; Participle Proverbs 11:12 + 2 times; — despise, shew despite toward (Wisdom Literature & poetry) with accusative Proverbs 1:7; with Infinitive + ל Proverbs 30:17; elsewhere followed by ל + noun, Proverbs 6:30; Proverbs 11:12; Proverbs 13:13; Proverbs 14:21; Proverbs 23:9, 22; Songs 8:1, 7 (twice in verse); Zechariah 4:10.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:7; 1:7; 6:30; 6:30; 11:12; 11:12; 13:13; 14:21; 23:9; 23:9; 23:22; 23:22; 30:17; 30:17

Song of Songs

8:1; 8:1; 8:7; 8:7; 8:7


4:10; 4:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H936 matches the Hebrew בּוּז (bûz),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge;
Fools despise H936 wisdom and instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:30 - [fn]Men do not despise H936 a thief if he steals
To satisfy [fn]himself when he is hungry;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - He who despises H936 his neighbor lacks [fn]sense,
But a man of understanding keeps silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:13 - The one who despises H936 the word will be [fn]in debt to it,
But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - He who despises H936 his neighbor sins,
But happy is he who is gracious to the [fn]poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:9 - Do not speak in the [fn]hearing of a fool,
For he will despise H936 the wisdom of your words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:22 - Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise H936 your mother when she is old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocks a father
And [fn]scorns H936 a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles will eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:1 - “Oh that you were like a brother to me
Who nursed at my mother’s breasts.
If I found you outdoors, I would kiss you;
No one would despise H936 me, either.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:7 - “Many waters cannot quench love,
Nor will rivers overflow it;
If a man were to give all the riches of his house for love,
It would be utterly H936 despised.” H936
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:10 - “For who has despised H936 the day of small things? [fn]But these seven will be glad when they see the [fn]plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabelthese are the eyes of the LORD which range to and fro throughout the earth.”

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