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Lexicon :: Strong's H948 - bûṣ

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בּוּץ
Transliteration
bûṣ
Pronunciation
boots
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (of the same form) meaning to bleach, i.e. (intransitive) be white
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TWOT Reference: 219

Strong’s Definitions

בּוּץ bûwts, boots; from an unused root (of the same form) meaning to bleach, i.e. (intransitive) be white; probably cotton (of some sort):—fine (white) linen.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H948 in the following manner: fine linen (7x), white linen (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H948 in the following manner: fine linen (7x), white linen (1x).
  1. byssus, a costly, fine white linen cloth made in Egypt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בּוּץ bûwts, boots; from an unused root (of the same form) meaning to bleach, i.e. (intransitive) be white; probably cotton (of some sort):—fine (white) linen.
STRONGS H948: Abbreviations
בּוּץ, בֻּץ noun [masculine] byssus (late), (Phoenician בוץ, Aramaic בּוּץ, bdb010108; √ dubious; Birch, WilkinsonEgyptians ii. 158 f. from Egyptian hbos,, clothe; see Say. Herodotii. 86; Thes from √ בוץ, but NöZMG 1875, 650; Armen., according to LagSemitic i. 72 and others) a fine white Egyptian linen, and cloth made of it, מִשְׁפְּחוֹת בֵּיתעֲֿבֹדַת הַבֻּץ 1 Chronicles 4:21 families of the house of byssus-working; compare 2 Chron 2:13; מְכֻרְבָּל בִּמְעִיל בּוּץ 1 Chronicles 15:27 clothed in a robe of byssus (but read rather as || 2 Samuel 6:14 מְכַרְכֵּר בְּכָלעֹֿז was dancing with all his might); compare תַּכְרִיךְ בּ׳ Esther 8:15; מְלֻבָּשִׁים בּוּץ 2 Chronicles 5:12; חַבְלֵי בוּץ Esther 1:6; 2 Chronicles 3:14 material of פָּרֹכֶת; article of trade Ezekiel 27:16 (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co). compare also שֵׁשׁ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

6:14

1 Chronicles

4:21; 15:27

2 Chronicles

2:13; 3:14; 5:12

Esther

1:6; 8:15

Ezekiel

27:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H948 matches the Hebrew בּוּץ (bûṣ),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:21 -

The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were Er the father of Lecah and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of the fine H948 linen H948 workers at Beth-ashbea;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:27 - Now David was clothed with a robe of fine H948 linen H948 with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, as well as the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore a linen ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:14 - the son of a [fn]Danite woman and [fn]a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, and in purple, blue, linen H948, and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to devise any design which may be given to him, to work with your wise men and with the wise men of my lord David your father.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:14 - And he made the veil of blue, purple, crimson, and fine H948 linen H948, and he ornamented cherubim on it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives, clothed in fine H948 linen H948, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them 120 priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:6 - There were hangings of fine white and [fn]blue linen held by cords of fine H948 purple linen H948 on silver rings and marble pillars, and couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl, and precious stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:15 -

Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of [fn]blue and fine white, with a large crown of gold and a garment of fine H948 linen H948 and purple; and the city of Susa cried aloud and was glad.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:16 - “Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your [fn]goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine H948 linen H948, coral, and rubies.
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