1156. bea
Strong's Concordance
bea: to ask, seek
Original Word: בְּעָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: bea
Phonetic Spelling: (beh-aw')
Definition: to ask, seek
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
(Aramaic) corresponding to baah
Definition
to ask, seek
NASB Translation
asking (1), looked (1), made request (1), makes (1), makes a petition (1), making (1), making petition (1), request (1), requested (2), seeking (1), trying (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
בְּעָא verb ask, seek, only Daniel (Biblical Hebrew בעה (rare)); —

Pe`al Perfect3masculine singular ׳ב Daniel 2:16,49; 3masculine plural בְּעוֺ Daniel 2:13; 1plural בְּעֵ֫ינָא Daniel 2:23; Imperfect3masculine singular יִבְעֵא Daniel 6:8; Daniel 6:13; 1singular אֶבְעֵאֿ Daniel 7:16; Infinitive לְמִבְעֵא Daniel 2:18; Participle בָּעֵא Daniel 6:12; Daniel 6:14, plural בָּעַ֫יִן Daniel 6:5; —

1 ask, request, with מִן person Daniel 2:16 (object clause with דִּי), Daniel 2:49; Daniel 7:16 (+ accusative of thing); ask of God Daniel 2:23 (+ id.), of God or man Daniel 6:8 (+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Daniel 6:13; with מִןקֳֿדָם of God Daniel 2:18 (accusative of thing); = pray, ׳וּמִתְחַנֵּקֳדָם א ׳ב Daniel 6:12, ׳ב Daniel 6:14.

2 seek, accusative of person Daniel 2:13, accusative of thing Daniel 6:5.

Pa`el Imperfect3masculine plural יְבַעוֺן (K§ 47, 3); Mon the passage conjecture יִבְעוֺן) Daniel 4:33 resort (for favours) to, ל person

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ask, desire, make petition, pray, request, seek

(Aramaic) or b ah (Aramaic) {beh-aw'}; corresponding to ba'ah; to seek or ask -- ask, desire, make (petition), pray, request, seek.

see HEBREW ba'ah

Forms and Transliterations
אֶבְעֵֽא־ אבעא־ בְּעָ֣א בְעֵ֣ינָא בָּעֵ֖א בָּעֵ֥א בָעַ֧יִן בעא בעין בעינא וּבְע֛וֹ וּבְעָ֣ה ובעה ובעו יְבַע֑וֹן יִבְעֵ֣ה יִבְעֵה֩ יבעה יבעון לְמִבְעֵא֙ למבעא ’eḇ‘ê- ’eḇ·‘ê- ḇā‘ayin bā‘ê ḇā·‘a·yin bā·‘ê baE bə‘ā ḇə‘ênā bə·‘ā ḇə·‘ê·nā beA eve lə·miḇ·‘ê ləmiḇ‘ê lemivE ū·ḇə·‘āh ū·ḇə·‘ōw ūḇə‘āh ūḇə‘ōw uveAh uveO vaAyin veEina yə·ḇa·‘ō·wn yəḇa‘ōwn yevaon yiḇ‘êh yiḇ·‘êh yivEh
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Daniel 2:13
HEB: וְחַכִּֽימַיָּ֖א מִֽתְקַטְּלִ֑ין וּבְע֛וֹ דָּנִיֵּ֥אל וְחַבְר֖וֹהִי
NAS: should be slain; and they looked for Daniel
KJV: [men] should be slain; and they sought Daniel
INT: the wise should be slain looked Daniel and his friends

Daniel 2:16
HEB: וְדָ֣נִיֵּ֔אל עַ֖ל וּבְעָ֣ה מִן־ מַלְכָּ֑א
NAS: went in and requested of the king
KJV: went in, and desired of
INT: Daniel went and requested of of the king

Daniel 2:18
HEB: וְרַחֲמִ֗ין לְמִבְעֵא֙ מִן־ קֳדָם֙
NAS: so that they might request compassion
KJV: That they would desire mercies of
INT: compassion request according from

Daniel 2:23
HEB: הֽוֹדַעְתַּ֙נִי֙ דִּֽי־ בְעֵ֣ינָא מִנָּ֔ךְ דִּֽי־
NAS: to me what we requested of You, For You have made known
KJV: unto me now what we desired of thee:
INT: have made what requested of thee what

Daniel 2:49
HEB: וְדָנִיֵּאל֙ בְּעָ֣א מִן־ מַלְכָּ֔א
NAS: And Daniel made request of the king,
KJV: Then Daniel requested of the king,
INT: and Daniel made of of the king

Daniel 4:36
HEB: הַדָּֽבְרַ֥י וְרַבְרְבָנַ֖י יְבַע֑וֹן וְעַל־ מַלְכוּתִ֣י
NAS: and my nobles began seeking me out; so I was reestablished
KJV: and my lords sought unto me;
INT: and my counselors and my nobles seeking me my sovereignty

Daniel 6:4
HEB: וַאֲחַשְׁדַּרְפְּנַיָּ֗א הֲו֨וֹ בָעַ֧יִן עִלָּ֛ה לְהַשְׁכָּחָ֥ה
NAS: and satraps began trying to find
INT: and satraps began trying A ground to find

Daniel 6:7
HEB: כָל־ דִּֽי־ יִבְעֵ֣ה בָ֠עוּ מִן־
NAS: who makes a petition
KJV: decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition
INT: to any who makes A petition of

Daniel 6:11
HEB: וְהַשְׁכַּ֖חוּ לְדָנִיֵּ֑אל בָּעֵ֥א וּמִתְחַנַּ֖ן קֳדָ֥ם
NAS: Daniel making petition and supplication
KJV: Daniel praying and making supplication
INT: and found Daniel making and supplication before

Daniel 6:12
HEB: אֱנָ֡שׁ דִּֽי־ יִבְעֵה֩ מִן־ כָּל־
NAS: man who makes a petition to any god
KJV: man that shall ask [a petition] of
INT: man which makes of to any

Daniel 6:13
HEB: תְּלָתָה֙ בְּיוֹמָ֔א בָּעֵ֖א בָּעוּתֵֽהּ׃
NAS: you signed, but keeps making his petition
KJV: that thou hast signed, but maketh his petition
INT: three A day making his petition

Daniel 7:16
HEB: קָ֣אֲמַיָּ֔א וְיַצִּיבָ֥א אֶבְעֵֽא־ מִנֵּ֖הּ עַֽל־
NAS: of those who were standing by and began asking him the exact meaning
KJV: them that stood by, and asked him
INT: were standing the exact asking him about

12 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1156
12 Occurrences


bā·‘ê — 2 Occ.
bə·‘ā — 1 Occ.
’eḇ·‘ê- — 1 Occ.
lə·miḇ·‘ê — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·‘āh — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·‘ōw — 1 Occ.
ḇā·‘a·yin — 1 Occ.
ḇə·‘ê·nā — 1 Occ.
yə·ḇa·‘ō·wn — 1 Occ.
yiḇ·‘êh — 2 Occ.










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