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Lexicon :: Strong's H957 - baz

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 225a

Strong’s Definitions

בַּז baz, baz; from H962; plunder:—booty, prey, spoil(-ed).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H957 in the following manner: prey (18x), spoil (4x), spoiled (2x), booty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H957 in the following manner: prey (18x), spoil (4x), spoiled (2x), booty (1x).
  1. spoil, booty, robbery, spoiling

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בַּז baz, baz; from H962; plunder:—booty, prey, spoil(-ed).
STRONGS H957: Abbreviations
בַּז noun [masculine] spoiling, robbery; spoil, booty — בּ׳ absolute Numbers 14:3 +; so also H897 Ezekiel 25:7 Qr (Kt בג meaningless); בַּ֑ז Jeremiah 2:14 +; but הַבָּ֔ז Numbers 31:32 see d. H; suffix בִּזָּהּ Exodus 29:19; —
1. spoiling, robbery, לְב׳ i.e. to be plundered, despoiled Ezekiel 7:21 (of temple || שָׁלָל) Ezekiel 23:46.
2. spoil, booty, plunder Isaiah 10:6; Isaiah 33:23; Ezekiel 29:19; Ezekiel 38:12, 13 (all accusative of congnate meaning with verb || שָׁלָל); compare Numbers 31:32; Jeremiah 15:13; Jeremiah 17:3; in phrase הָיָה לָבַז Jeremiah 49:32 (of camels) Ezekiel 36:4 compare Ezekiel 36:5; also of human beings Numbers 14:3, 31; Deuteronomy 1:39; Jeremiah 2:14 (all היה לב׳) + 2 Kings 21:14 (|| מְשִׁסָּה) Isaiah 42:22 (|| id.) Jeremiah 2:14, compare Jeremiah 30:16 (|| מְשִׁסָּה); also Ezekiel 25:7 Qr, Ezekiel 26:5 (היה לב׳; both in personified); figurative of Israel as sheep Ezekiel 34:8, 22 (both היה לב׳) Ezekiel 34:28 היה בז (no לְ). On Isaiah 8:1, 3מַהֵר שָׁלָל חָשׁ בַּז see מהר.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




14:3; 14:3; 14:31; 31:32; 31:32



2 Kings



8:1; 8:3; 10:6; 33:23; 42:22


2:14; 2:14; 2:14; 15:13; 17:3; 30:16; 49:32


7:21; 23:46; 25:7; 25:7; 26:5; 29:19; 34:8; 34:22; 34:28; 36:4; 36:5; 38:12; 38:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H957 matches the Hebrew בַּז (baz),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:3 - And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? H957 were it not better for us to return into Egypt?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:31 - But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, H957 them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:32 - And the booty, being the rest of the prey H957 which the men of war had caught, was six hundred thousand and seventy thousand and five thousand sheep,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:39 - Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, H957 and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:14 - And I will forsake the remnant of mine inheritance, and deliver them into the hand of their enemies; and they shall become a prey H957 and a spoil to all their enemies;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:6 - I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, H957 and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:23 - Thy tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey. H957
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:22 - But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, H957 and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:14 - Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled? H957
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:13 - Thy substance and thy treasures will I give to the spoil H957 without price, and that for all thy sins, even in all thy borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:3 - O my mountain in the field, I will give thy substance and all thy treasures to the spoil, H957 and thy high places for sin, throughout all thy borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:16 - Therefore all they that devour thee shall be devoured; and all thine adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; and they that spoil thee shall be a spoil, and all that prey upon thee will I give for a prey. H957
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:32 - And their camels shall be a booty, H957 and the multitude of their cattle a spoil: and I will scatter into all winds them that are in the utmost corners; and I will bring their calamity from all sides thereof, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:21 - And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for a prey, H957 and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil; and they shall pollute it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:46 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will bring up a company upon them, and will give them to be removed and spoiled. H957
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:7 - Behold, therefore I will stretch out mine hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for a spoil H957 to the heathen; and I will cut thee off from the people, and I will cause thee to perish out of the countries: I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:5 - It shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD: and it shall become a spoil H957 to the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:19 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; H957 and it shall be the wages for his army.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:8 - As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely because my flock became a prey, H957 and my flock became meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:22 - Therefore will I save my flock, and they shall no more be a prey; H957 and I will judge between cattle and cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:28 - And they shall no more be a prey H957 to the heathen, neither shall the beast of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, and none shall make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:4 - Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey H957 and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey. H957
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:12 - To take a spoil, and to take a prey; H957 to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:13 - Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? H957 to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
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