892. babah
Strong's Concordance
babah: the apple (of the eye)
Original Word: בָּבָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: babah
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-baw')
Definition: the apple (of the eye)
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
the apple (of the eye)
NASB Translation
apple (1).

[בָּבָה] noun feminine only בָּבַת עֵינוֺ Zechariah 2:12 the apple of his eye (Aramaic ; בָּבָא gate ᵑ7 Esther 5:14; Thes below נבב to which Ges gives sense perforate, hence opening of eye; but compare Arabic pupil of eye, perhaps = Dozy49 babe, baby, bébé (imitating infant's prattle) i.e. child of the eye; see Hi St, Fl in ChWBi. 419 b; compare אישׁוֺן ?).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
apple of the eye

Feminine active participle of an unused root meaning to hollow out; something hollowed (as a gate), i.e. Pupil of the eye -- apple (of the eye).

Forms and Transliterations
בְּבָבַ֥ת בבבת bə·ḇā·ḇaṯ bəḇāḇaṯ bevaVat
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Englishman's Concordance
Zechariah 2:8
HEB: בָּכֶ֔ם נֹגֵ֖עַ בְּבָבַ֥ת עֵינֽוֹ׃
NAS: you, touches the apple of His eye.
KJV: you toucheth the apple of his eye.
INT: touches touches the apple of his eye

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 892
1 Occurrence

bə·ḇā·ḇaṯ — 1 Occ.

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