937. buz
Strong's Concordance
buz: contempt
Original Word: בּוּז
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: buz
Phonetic Spelling: (booz)
Definition: contempt
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from buz
Definition
contempt
NASB Translation
contempt (9), despised (1), laughingstock (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. בּוּז noun masculineProverbs 18:3 contempt׳בּ absolute Genesis 38:23 9t.; construct Job 31:34; — (Wisdom Literature & poetry, except Genesis 38:23 J).

1 contempt springing from pride and wickedness Job 31:34; Psalm 123:3; Psalm 123:4 ("" לַעַג); joined in one adverb. phrase with גאוה Psalm 31:19 ׳וָב ׳בְּג; springing from prosperity and ease Job 12:5; = object of contempt Genesis 38:23; Proverbs 12:8; "" חֶרְמָּה Psalm 119:22; Proverbs 18:3.

2 judicial, poured out (שׁפך) by God, in judgment Job 12:21 = Psalm 107:40.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
contempt, despised, shamed

From buwz; disrespect -- contempt(-uously), despised, shamed.

see HEBREW buwz

Forms and Transliterations
בַז֮ בּ֑וּז בּ֭וּז בֽוּז׃ בוז בוז׃ בז הַ֝בּ֗וּז הבוז וָב֑וּז וָבֽוּז׃ וּבוּז־ ובוז ובוז־ ובוז׃ לָב֑וּז לָבֽוּז׃ לבוז לבוז׃ ḇaz buz būz ḇūz hab·būz habBuz habbūz lā·ḇūz lāḇūz laVuz ū·ḇūz- ūḇūz- uvuz vaVuz vaz Vuz wā·ḇūz wāḇūz
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Genesis 38:23
HEB: פֶּ֖ן נִהְיֶ֣ה לָב֑וּז הִנֵּ֤ה שָׁלַ֙חְתִּי֙
NAS: we will become a laughingstock. After all,
KJV: Let her take [it] to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent
INT: otherwise will become A laughingstock After sent

Job 12:5
HEB: לַפִּ֣יד בּ֭וּז לְעַשְׁתּ֣וּת שַׁאֲנָ֑ן
NAS: calamity in contempt, As prepared
KJV: [is as] a lamp despised in the thought
INT: a lamp contempt holds ease

Job 12:21
HEB: שׁוֹפֵ֣ךְ בּ֭וּז עַל־ נְדִיבִ֑ים
NAS: He pours contempt on nobles
KJV: He poureth contempt upon princes,
INT: pours contempt on nobles

Job 31:34
HEB: הָ֘מ֤וֹן רַבָּ֗ה וּבוּז־ מִשְׁפָּח֥וֹת יְחִתֵּ֑נִי
NAS: multitude, And the contempt of families
KJV: multitude, or did the contempt of families
INT: multitude the great and the contempt of families terrified

Psalm 31:18
HEB: עָתָ֗ק בְּגַאֲוָ֥ה וָבֽוּז׃
NAS: the righteous With pride and contempt.
KJV: things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
INT: arrogantly pride and contempt

Psalm 107:40
HEB: שֹׁפֵ֣ךְ בּ֭וּז עַל־ נְדִיבִ֑ים
NAS: He pours contempt upon princes
KJV: He poureth contempt upon princes,
INT: pours contempt upon princes

Psalm 119:22
HEB: מֵֽ֭עָלַי חֶרְפָּ֣ה וָב֑וּז כִּ֖י עֵדֹתֶ֣יךָ
NAS: reproach and contempt from me, For I observe
KJV: from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept
INT: and reproach and contempt for your testimonies

Psalm 123:3
HEB: רַ֝֗ב שָׂבַ֥עְנוּ בֽוּז׃
NAS: filled with contempt.
KJV: filled with contempt.
INT: are greatly filled contempt

Psalm 123:4
HEB: הַלַּ֥עַג הַשַּׁאֲנַנִּ֑ים הַ֝בּ֗וּז לִגְאֵ֥יוֹנִֽים׃
NAS: of those who are at ease, [And] with the contempt of the proud.
KJV: of those that are at ease, [and] with the contempt of the proud.
INT: the scoffing who the contempt of the proud

Proverbs 12:8
HEB: לֵ֝֗ב יִהְיֶ֥ה לָבֽוּז׃
NAS: mind will be despised.
KJV: heart shall be despised.
INT: mind become will be despised

Proverbs 18:3
HEB: בָּ֣א גַם־ בּ֑וּז וְֽעִם־ קָל֥וֹן
NAS: comes, contempt also
KJV: [then] cometh also contempt, and with ignominy
INT: comes also contempt and with dishonor

Zechariah 4:10
HEB: כִּ֣י מִ֣י בַז֮ לְי֣וֹם קְטַנּוֹת֒
INT: For who contempt the day of small

12 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 937
12 Occurrences


būz — 4 Occ.
hab·būz — 1 Occ.
lā·ḇūz — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇūz- — 1 Occ.
wā·ḇūz — 2 Occ.
ḇaz — 1 Occ.
ḇūz — 1 Occ.










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