943. buk
Strong's Concordance
buk: to perplex, confuse
Original Word: בּוּךְ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: buk
Phonetic Spelling: (book)
Definition: to perplex, confuse
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to perplex, confuse
NASB Translation
confusion (1), wander aimlessly (1), wandering aimlessly (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
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 Perfect3feminine singular נָב֫וֺכָה Esther 3:15; 3masculine 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).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be entangled, perplexed

A primitive root; to involve (literally or figuratively) -- be entangled, (perplexed).

Forms and Transliterations
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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Exodus 14:3
HEB: לִבְנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל נְבֻכִ֥ים הֵ֖ם בָּאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: of Israel, 'They are wandering aimlessly in the land;
KJV: of Israel, They [are] entangled in the land,
INT: of the sons of Israel are wandering in the land

Esther 3:15
HEB: וְהָעִ֥יר שׁוּשָׁ֖ן נָבֽוֹכָה׃ פ
NAS: the city of Susa was in confusion.
KJV: but the city Shushan was perplexed.
INT: the city of Susa confusion

Joel 1:18
HEB: נֶּאֶנְחָ֣ה בְהֵמָ֗ה נָבֹ֙כוּ֙ עֶדְרֵ֣י בָקָ֔ר
NAS: of cattle wander aimlessly Because
KJV: of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture;
INT: groan the beasts wander the herds of cattle

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 943
3 Occurrences


nā·ḇō·w·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
nā·ḇō·ḵū — 1 Occ.
nə·ḇu·ḵîm — 1 Occ.










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