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Lexicon :: Strong's H954 - bûš

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 222

Strong’s Definitions

בּוּשׁ bûwsh, boosh; a primitive root; properly, to pale, i.e. by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed:—(be, make, bring to, cause, put to, with, a-) shamed(-d), be (put to) confounded(-fusion), become dry, delay, be long.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 109x

The KJV translates Strong's H954 in the following manner: ashamed (72x), confounded (21x), shame (9x), all 2 (inf. for emphasis), confusion (1x), delayed (1x), dry (1x), long (1x), shamed (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 109x
The KJV translates Strong's H954 in the following manner: ashamed (72x), confounded (21x), shame (9x), all 2 (inf. for emphasis), confusion (1x), delayed (1x), dry (1x), long (1x), shamed (1x).
  1. to put to shame, be ashamed, be disconcerted, be disappointed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to feel shame

      2. to be ashamed, disconcerted, disappointed (by reason of)

    2. (Piel) to delay (in shame)

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to put to shame

      2. to act shamefully

      3. to be ashamed

    4. (Hithpolel) to be ashamed before one another

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בּוּשׁ bûwsh, boosh; a primitive root; properly, to pale, i.e. by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed:—(be, make, bring to, cause, put to, with, a-) shamed(-d), be (put to) confounded(-fusion), become dry, delay, be long.
STRONGS H954: Abbreviations
בּוֺשׁ 109 verb be ashamed (Sabean בוס; מהבאס = evil-doer DHMZMG 1883, 375, || Aramaic בְּהַת, Syriac bdb010109; Arabic bdb010110, bdb010111 mean disperse) —
Qal Perfect Jeremiah 48:39; בּשׁ Jeremiah 48:13; בּוֺשָׁה Jeremiah 15:9; בּשְׁתִּי Jeremiah 31:19 + 25 times; Imperfect יֵבוֺשׁ Isaiah 29:22 + 57 times; Infinitive absolute בּוֺשׁ Jeremiah 6:15; Jeremiah 8:12; Imperative בּוֺשִׁי Isaiah 23:4; Ezekiel 16:52, בּוֺשׁוּ Ezekiel 36:32; Participle plural בּוֺשִׁים Ezekiel 32:30; —
1. absolute feel shame Jeremiah 6:15 + 16 times, Isaiah 19:9; Isaiah 23:4; Isaiah 37:27; Isa2, Isaiah 45:16 + 14 times, Ezekiel 16:63; Micah 7:16; Joel 2:26, 27; 2 Kings 19:26; Ezekiel 9:6; Job 6:20; Psalm 6:11 (+ 27 times, chiefly in late Psalms).
2. followed by מִן, be ashamed of, i.e. disconcerted, disappointed by reason of Jeremiah 2:36 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 12:13; Jeremiah 48:13; Isaiah 1:29; Isaiah 20:5; Ezekiel 32:30; Ezekiel 36:32.
3. with object בּשְׁתִּי לִשְׁאוֺל I am ashamed to ask Ezekiel 8:22; לֹא תֵבשׁוּ תַּהְכְּרוּ לִי ye are not ashamed to deal hardly with me (imperfect subject) Job 19:3. בּושׁ often || נכלם & חפר; בּשׁוּ וְהָכְלְמוּ they are ashamed and confounded Jeremiah 14:3; Jeremiah 22:22; Isa2, Isaiah 41:11; Isaiah 45:16; Isaiah 45:17; Ezekiel 16:52; Ezekiel 36:32; Psalm 35:4; Psalm 69:7; Ezekiel 9:6; וּבשׁוּ הַחֹזִים וְחָֽפְרוּ הַקֹּסְמִים and the seers shall be ashamed and the diviners confounded Micah 3:7, compare Jeremiah 15:9; Job 6:20; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 40:15; Psalm 70:3; Psalm 71:24; יֵבוֺשׁ מְקוֺרוֺ Hosea 13:15 (read יִיבַשׁ be dry); עַדבּֿוֺשׁ to the point of confusion Judges 3:25 (compare GFM), 2 Kings 2:17; 2 Kings 8:11.
Polel Perfect בּשֵׁשׁ delay (in shame), בּשֵׁשׁ משֶׁה לָרֶדֶת Moses delayed to descend Exodus 32:1 (J), מַדּוּעַ בּשֵׁשׁ רִכְבּוֺ לָבוֺא why delay his chariots to come ? Judges 5:28.
1. הֱבִישׁוֺתָ Psalm 44:8; הֱבִישֹׁתָה Psalm 53:6; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix תְּבִישֵׁנִי Psalm 119:31; Psalm 119:116; תָּבִישׁוּ Psalm 14:6; put to shame, Participle מֵבִישׁ Proverbs 10:5; Proverbs 14:35; Proverbs 19:26; Proverbs 29:15; one causing shame or acting shamefully, || מִשְׂכִּיל; עֶבֶד מַשְׂכִּיל יִמְשֹׁל בְּבֵן מֵבִישׁ a servant acting wisely will rule over a son causing shame Proverbs 17:2; מְבִישָׁה || אֵשֶׁת חַיִל Proverbs 12:4.
2. הוֺבִישׁ 2 Samuel 19:6; Jeremiah 2:26; Jeremiah 6:15; Joel 1:10, 12; הֹבִישׁ Jeremiah 10:14 + 7 times, Hosea 2:7; Joel 1:12, 17; Isaiah 30:5 (but הבאיש Kt); הֹבִשׁוּ Jeremiah 8:9, 12; Imperative הֹבִישׁוּ Joel 1:11 (all the forms in Joel derived √ יָבֵשׁ by ancient versions and some moderns, see Ew§ 122 e Ges§ 72, 6).
a. put to shame 2 Samuel 19:6.
b. act shamefully Hosea 2:7.
c. to be put to shame Jeremiah 2:26; Jeremiah 6:15; Jeremiah 46:24; Jeremiah 48:1 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 48:20; Jeremiah 50:2 (twice in verse); Joel 1:10, 12, 17 (?).
d. be ashamed Jeremiah 8:9, 12; Joel 1:11, 12 (?) Isaiah 30:5 (Qr); with מִן Jeremiah 10:14 = Jeremiah 51:17.
Hithp. Imperfect יִתְבּשָׁ֑שׁוּ ashamed before one another Genesis 2:25 (J).
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Strong's Number H954 matches the Hebrew בּוּשׁ (bûš),
which occurs 114 times in 105 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:25–Isa 19:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:25 - And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:1 - And when the people saw that Moses delayed H954 to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:25 - And they tarried till they were ashamed: H954 and, behold, he opened not the doors of the parlour; therefore they took a key, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was fallen down dead on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long H954 in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:17 - And when they urged him till he was ashamed, H954 he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:11 - And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was ashamed: H954 and the man of God wept.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:26 - Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; H954 they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as corn blasted before it be grown up.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:22 - For I was ashamed H954 to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:6 - And said, O my God, I am ashamed H954 and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:20 - They were confounded H954 because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:3 - These ten times have ye reproached me: ye are not ashamed H954 that ye make yourselves strange to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:10 - Let all mine enemies be ashamed H954 and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed H954 suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:6 - Ye have shamed H954 the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:5 - They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:2 - O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, H954 let not mine enemies triumph over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: H954 let them be ashamed H954 which transgress without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:20 - O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; H954 for I put my trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: H954 deliver me in thy righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:17 - Let me not be ashamed, H954 O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, H954 and let them be silent in the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:4 - Let them be confounded H954 and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - Let them be ashamed H954 and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:19 - They shall not be ashamed H954 in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 - Let them be ashamed H954 and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:7 - But thou hast saved us from our enemies, and hast put them to shame H954 that hated us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, H954 because God hath despised them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:6 - Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed H954 for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:2 - Let them be ashamed H954 and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:1 - In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - Let them be confounded H954 and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, H954 for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:17 - Let them be confounded H954 and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:17 - Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: H954 because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:7 - Confounded H954 be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:28 - Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; H954 but let thy servant rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:6 - Then shall I not be ashamed, H954 when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:31 - I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:46 - I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:78 - Let the proud be ashamed; H954 for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:80 - Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:116 - Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed H954 of my hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, H954 but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:5 - Let them all be confounded H954 and turned back that hate Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:5 - He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:4 - A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed H954 is as rottenness in his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:35 - The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:2 - A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, H954 and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:26 - He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, H954 and bringeth reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:15 - The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. H954
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:29 - For they shall be ashamed H954 of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:9 - Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be confounded. H954

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