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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #943 - בּוּךְ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to perplex, confuse, be confused

1a) (Niphal) to be confused, be in confusion

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4105 ‑ πλανάω (plan‑ah'‑o);  5015 ‑ ταράσσω (tar‑as'‑so);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Exodus 1
Esther 1
Joel 1
Exodus 1
Esther 1
Joel 1
Exodus 1
Esther 1
Joel 1
v-np3fs 1
v-np3fs 1
v-np3fs 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1034) kb (בכ BK) AC: Weep CO: Tears AB: ?: The pictograph b is a tent representing what is inside. The k is the palms of the hand. Combined these mean the "inside the palms". The placing of one eyes in the palms when crying. A weeping from mourning or from the billowing of smoke in the eyes.

A) kb (בכ BK) AC: Weep CO: ? AB: ?

Nf4 ) tikb (בכית BKYT) - Weeping: KJV (1): mourning - Strongs: H1068 (בְּכִית)

fm) ikb (בכי BKY) - Weep: KJV (30): weep, overflowing, sore - Strongs: H1065 (בְּכִי)

C) kba (אבכ ABK) AC: Roll CO: ? AB: ?: The rolling of the tears down the cheek.

V) kba (אבכ ABK) - Roll: The rolling of smoke. KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) mount up - Strongs: H55 (אָבַךְ)

E) akb (בכא BKA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) akb (בכא BKA) - Balsam: A tree that weeps sap when cut. KJV (4): mulberry tree - Strongs: H1057 (בָּכָא)

H) ekb (בכה BKH) AC: Weep CO: ? AB: ?

V) ekb (בכה BKH) - Weep: KJV (114): (vf: Paal, Piel) weep, bewail, sore, mourned, wail - Strongs: H1058 (בָּכָה)

Nm) ekb (בכה BKH) - Weep: KJV (1): sore - Strongs: H1059 (בֶּכֶה)

J) kfb (בוכ BWK) AC: Entangle CO: ? AB: Confusion: To be tangled, confused or lost in a place of uncertainty that can bring one to tears.

V) kfb (בוכ BWK) - Entangled: KJV (3): (vf: Niphal) perplexed, entangled - Strongs: H943 (בּוּךְ)

kf1) ekfbm (מבוכה MBWKH) - Confusion: A state of entanglement. KJV (2): perplexity - Strongs: H3998 (מְבוּכָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בּוּךְ verb perplex, confuse (? Arabic stir up (water of spring) then be disturbed, confused; compare Assyrian bâku, lead captive, originally lead astray? COT Ezra 4:2) — only

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular נָב֫וֺכָה Esther 3:15; 3 masculine plural נָבֹ֫כוּ Joel 1:18; Participle plural נְבֻכִים Exodus 14:3; — be confused, in confusion (of a city) Esther 3:15; = wander aimlessly (of Israel) Exodus 14:3; so of cattle Joel 1:18 (Merx proposes בָּכוּ, after ᵐ5 ἔκλαυσαν, but בכה not elsewhere of cattle).

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נְבֻכִ֥ים נָבֹ֙כוּ֙ נָבֽוֹכָה׃ נבוכה׃ נבכו נבכים nā·ḇō·ḵū nā·ḇō·w·ḵāh nāḇōḵū nāḇōwḵāh naVochah naVochu nə·ḇu·ḵîm nəḇuḵîm nevuChim
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