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Lexicon :: Strong's H957 - baz

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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).
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 - “So why is the LORD bringing us into this land to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become plunder H957! Would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:31 - ‘Your children, however, whom you said would become plunder H957—I will bring them in, and they will know the land which you have rejected.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:32 - Now the spoils that remained from the plunder H957 which the [fn]men of war had plundered was 675,000 sheep,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:39 - ‘Moreover, your little ones who, you said, would become plunder H957, and your sons, who this day have no knowledge of good and evil, shall enter there, and I will give it to them and they shall take possession of it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:14 - ‘And I will abandon the remnant of My inheritance and hand them over to their enemies, and they will become as plunder H957 and spoils to all their enemies,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:6 - I send it against a godless nation
And commission it against the people of My fury
To capture spoils and to seize plunder H957,
And to [fn]trample them down like mud in the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:23 - Your ship’s tackle hangs slack;
It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly,
Nor spread out the sail.
Then the prey of an abundant spoil will be divided;
Those who limp will take the plunder H957.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:22 - But this is a people plundered and pillaged;
All of them are trapped in [fn]caves,
Or are hidden away in prisons;
They have become plunder H957, with no one to save them,
And spoils with no one to say, “Give them back!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:14 - “Is Israel a slave? Or is he a servant born in the home?
Why has he become plunder H957?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:13 - “I will give your wealth and your treasures
As plunder H957 without cost,
For all your sins
And within all your borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:3 - Mountain of Mine in the countryside,
I will turn over your wealth and all your treasures as plunder H957,
Your high places for sin throughout your borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:16 - ‘Therefore all who devour you will be devoured;
And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity;
And those who plunder you will become plunder,
And all who plunder you I will turn into plunder H957.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:32 - “Their camels will become plunder H957,
And their many livestock for spoils,
And I will scatter to all the winds those who cut the corners of their hair;
And I will bring their disaster from every side,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:21 - ‘And I will hand it over to the foreigners as plunder H957, and to the wicked of the earth as spoils; and they will profane it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:46 - “For this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Bring up a contingent against them and turn them over to terror and plunder H957.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:7 - therefore, behold, I have reached out with My hand against you and I will give you as plunder H957 to the nations. And I will cut you off from the peoples and eliminate you from the lands. I will exterminate you. So you will know that I am the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:5 - ‘She will become a dry place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea, for I have spoken,’ declares the Lord GOD; ‘and she will become plunder H957 for the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:19 - Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am going to give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. And he will carry off her wealth and capture her spoils and seize her plunder H957; and it will be wages for his army.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:8 - “As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “certainly, because My flock has become plunder H957, and My flock has become food for all the animals of the field for lack of a shepherd, and My shepherds did not search for My flock, but rather the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:22 - therefore, I will save My flock, and they will no longer be plunder H957; and I will judge between one sheep and another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:28 - “They will no longer be plunder H957 to the nations, and the animals of the earth will not devour them; but they will live securely, and no one will make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:4 - ‘Therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD. This is what the Lord GOD says to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, to the desolate ruins and to the abandoned cities which have become plunder H957 and an object of ridicule to the rest of the nations which are all around
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore the Lord GOD says this: “Certainly in the fire of My jealousy I have spoken against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, who [fn]appropriated My land for themselves as a possession with wholehearted joy and with contempt of soul, in order to make its pastureland plunder H957.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:12 - to capture spoils and to seize plunder H957, to turn your hand against the ruins that are now inhabited, and against the people who are gathered from the nations, who have acquired livestock and goods, who live at the [fn]center of the world.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:13 - “Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its [fn]villages will say to you, ‘Have you come to capture spoils? Have you assembled your contingent to seize plunder H957, to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to capture great spoils?’”’

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