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Lexicon :: Strong's H962 - bāzaz

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 225

Strong’s Definitions

בָּזַז bâzaz, baw-zaz'; a primitive root; to plunder:—catch, gather, (take) for a prey, rob(-ber), spoil, take (away, spoil), × utterly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H962 in the following manner: spoil (9x), prey (9x), spoiled (6x), rob (6x), take (6x), take away (2x), caught (1x), gathering (1x), robbers (1x), took (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H962 in the following manner: spoil (9x), prey (9x), spoiled (6x), rob (6x), take (6x), take away (2x), caught (1x), gathering (1x), robbers (1x), took (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. to spoil, plunder, prey upon, seize

    1. (Qal) to spoil, plunder, despoil

    2. (Niphal) to be spoiled, plundered

    3. (Pual) to be taken as spoil

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּזַז bâzaz, baw-zaz'; a primitive root; to plunder:—catch, gather, (take) for a prey, rob(-ber), spoil, take (away, spoil), × utterly.
STRONGS H962: Abbreviations
בָּזַז verb spoil, plunder (Arabic bdb010203, Aramaic bdb010204; Amharic bdb010205 perhaps Ethiopic bdb010206 rescue PräBAS i. 33) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וּבָזַז (consecutive) Ezekiel 29:19; 3rd person plural בָּֽזְַזוּ Numbers 31:53 + 7 times; בָּזָ֑זוּ Numbers 31:9; suffix וּבְזָזוּם consecutive Jeremiah 20:5; 1st person plural בָּזַזְנוּ Deuteronomy 2:35; בַּזּוֺנוּ Deuteronomy 3:7; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תָּבֹז Deuteronomy 20:14, plural יָ֫בֹזּוּ Isaiah 10:2 + 2 times; וַיָּ֫בֹזּוּ Genesis 34:27 + 4 times; suffix יְבָזּוּם Zephaniah 2:9; 2nd person masculine plural תָּבֹ֫זוּ Joshua 8:2; 1st person plural cohortative נָבֹ֫זָה 1 Samuel 14:36 (compare Ges§ 67 R. 11); Imperative בֹּ֫זּוּ Nahum 2:10 (twice in verse); Infinitive construct בֹּז Isaiah 10:6 + 3 times; בּוֺז Esther 3:13; Esther 8:11; Participle active plural ֽֽֽבְֹּזַזִים Isaiah 42:24; 2 Chronicles 20:25; suffix ֽֽֽבְֹּזַזַיִךְ Jeremiah 30:16, ֽֽֽבְֹּזַזֵינוּ Isaiah 17:14, ֽֽֽבְֹּזַזֵיהֶם Ezekiel 39:10; passive בָּזוּז Isaiah 42:22; — spoil = take as spoil, with accusative of thing Numbers 31:9; Deuteronomy 2:35 (with לְ & reflexive suffix) Jeremiah 20:5; Ezekiel 26:12; Nahum 2:10; Psalm 109:11; oftener with accusative of congnate meaning with verb, בַּז Numbers 31:32; Isaiah 10:6 (|| שָׁלַל שָׁלָל, as often) Isaiah 33:23; Ezekiel 29:19; Ezekiel 38:12, 13; בִּזָּה 2 Chronicles 25:13; שָׁלָל Deuteronomy 3:7; Deuteronomy 20:14 (both followed by לְ with reflexive suffix) 2 Chronicles 20:25 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 28:8; Esther 3:13; Esther 8:11; בהמה & שׁלל Joshua 8:2, 27; Joshua 11:14 (all followed by לְ with reflexive suffix); object person carried off (compare בַּז) Genesis 34:29 (MT, but compare Ol); plunder, despoil, with accusative of person robbed Isaiah 10:2; Isaiah 11:14; Isaiah 17:14 (שׁסה) Isaiah 42:22 (|| id.) Zephaniah 2:9; Jeremiah 30:16; Ezekiel 39:10 (twice in verse); with בָּהֶם (person) 1 Samuel 14:36; with accusative of place plundered Genesis 34:27; 2 Kings 7:16; 2 Chronicles 14:13; absolute Numbers 31:53; Isaiah 42:24.
Niph. Perfect וְנָבֹ֫זוּ consecutive Amos 3:11; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תִּבּוֺז Isaiah 24:3; Infinitive absolute הִבּוֺז Isaiah 24:3be spoiled, plundered, subject ארמנות Amos 3:11; הארץ Isaiah 24:3; הִבּוֺז תִּבּוֺז (|| הִבּוֺק תִּבּוֺק).
Pu. Perfect וּבֻזָּ֑זוּ consecutive Jeremiah 50:37be taken as spoil, subject אוצרת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


34:27; 34:27; 34:29


31:9; 31:9; 31:32; 31:53; 31:53


2:35; 2:35; 3:7; 3:7; 20:14; 20:14


8:2; 8:2; 8:27; 11:14

1 Samuel

14:36; 14:36

2 Kings


2 Chronicles

14:13; 20:25; 20:25; 25:13; 28:8


3:13; 3:13; 8:11; 8:11




10:2; 10:2; 10:6; 10:6; 11:14; 17:14; 17:14; 24:3; 24:3; 24:3; 33:23; 42:22; 42:22; 42:24; 42:24


20:5; 20:5; 30:16; 30:16; 50:37


26:12; 29:19; 29:19; 38:12; 38:13; 39:10; 39:10


3:11; 3:11


2:10; 2:10


2:9; 2:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H962 matches the Hebrew בָּזַז (bāzaz),
which occurs 43 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:27 - The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled H962 the city, because they had defiled their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:29 - And all their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled H962 even all that was in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, and took the spoil H962 of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:32 - And the booty, being the rest of the prey which the men of war had caught, H962 was six hundred thousand and seventy thousand and five thousand sheep,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:53 - (For the men of war had taken spoil, H962 every man for himself.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:35 - Only the cattle we took for a prey H962 unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities which we took.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:7 - But all the cattle, and the spoil of the cities, we took for a prey H962 to ourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take H962 unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:2 - And thou shalt do to Ai and her king as thou didst unto Jericho and her king: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey H962 unto yourselves: lay thee an ambush for the city behind it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:27 - Only the cattle and the spoil of that city Israel took for a prey H962 unto themselves, according unto the word of the LORD which he commanded Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:14 - And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Israel took for a prey H962 unto themselves; but every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:36 - And Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and spoil H962 them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them. And they said, Do whatsoever seemeth good unto thee. Then said the priest, Let us draw near hither unto God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:16 - And the people went out, and spoiled H962 the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:14 - And they smote all the cities round about Gerar; for the fear of the LORD came upon them: and they spoiled H962 all the cities; for there was exceeding much spoil in them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:25 - And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away H962 the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering H962 of the spoil, it was so much.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:13 - But the soldiers of the army which Amaziah sent back, that they should not go with him to battle, fell upon the cities of Judah, from Samaria even unto Bethhoron, and smote three thousand of them, and took H962 much spoil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:8 - And the children of Israel carried away captive of their brethren two hundred thousand, women, sons, and daughters, and took also away H962 much spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:13 - And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey. H962
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:11 - Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey, H962
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:11 - Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil H962 his labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:2 - To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob H962 the fatherless!
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 H962 the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:14 - But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west; they shall spoil H962 them of the east together: they shall lay their hand upon Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obey them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:14 - And behold at eveningtide trouble; and before the morning he is not. This is the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob H962 us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:3 - The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly H962 spoiled: H962 for the LORD hath spoken this word.
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 H962 the prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:22 - But this is a people robbed H962 and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:24 - Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? H962 did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:5 - Moreover I will deliver all the strength of this city, and all the labours thereof, and all the precious things thereof, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah will I give into the hand of their enemies, which shall spoil H962 them, and take them, and carry them to Babylon.
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 H962 upon thee will I give for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:37 - A sword is upon their horses, and upon their chariots, and upon all the mingled people that are in the midst of her; and they shall become as women: a sword is upon her treasures; and they shall be robbed. H962
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:12 - And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey H962 of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.
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 H962 her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:12 - To take a spoil, and to take H962 a prey; 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 H962 a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:10 - So that they shall take no wood out of the field, neither cut down any out of the forests; for they shall burn the weapons with fire: and they shall spoil those that spoiled them, and rob H962 those that robbed H962 them, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:11 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled. H962
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:9 - Take ye the spoil H962 of silver, take the spoil H962 of gold: for there is none end of the store and glory out of all the pleasant furniture.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:9 - Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil H962 them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.
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