1103. balas
Strong's Concordance
balas: to gather figs
Original Word: בָּלַס
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: balas
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-las')
Short Definition: figs
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from an unused word
Definition
to gather figs
NASB Translation
grower of figs (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[בָּלַס] verb denominative gather figs, tend fig-trees, sycamores (ᵐ5 κνίζων, ᵑ9 vellicans, probably properly to nip the sycamore fruit to fit it for eating, see TristrNat. Hist. Bib. 399 Boii. cap. 39, p. 383 f.; Theodoret in FiHexapl. on the passage Theophriv. 2) —

Qal Participle בּוֺלֵס, Amos 7:14 שִׁקְמִים ׳בּ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gatherer

A primitive root; to pinch sycamore figs (a process necessary to ripen them) -- gatherer.

Forms and Transliterations
וּבוֹלֵ֥ס ובולס ū·ḇō·w·lês ūḇōwlês uvoLes
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Strong's Hebrew 1103
1 Occurrence


ū·ḇō·w·lês — 1 Occ.

Amos 7:14
HEB: בוֹקֵ֥ר אָנֹ֖כִי וּבוֹלֵ֥ס שִׁקְמִֽים׃
NAS: for I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore
KJV: but I [was] an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit:
INT: herdsman and a grower of sycamore

1 Occurrence

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