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Ancient Hebrew Dictionary - Indexed by Ancient Hebrew Word
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner


בגד ba-gad Act Treacherously (verb) 898 To perform an action covertly or with the intent to deceive. AHLB

בֶּגֶד be-ged Garment 899 An article of clothing for covering. AHLB

בַּד bad Stick 905 A branch or staff as separated from the tree. Linen cloth, from its stiff and divided fibers. Often used in the idiom "to his / her own stick" meaning alone or self. AHLB

בדל ba-dal Separate (verb) 914 To set or keep apart. AHLB

בהל ba-hal Stir (verb) 926 To disturb the quiet of; agitate. AHLB

בְּהֵמָה be-hey-mah Beast 929 An animal as distinguished from man or a plant. A tall or large creature. AHLB

בוא bo Come (verb) 935 To move toward something; approach; enter. This can be understood as to come or to go. The hiphil (causative) form means "bring." AHLB

בֹּשֶׂם bo-sem Sweet Spice 1314 An aromatic spice that is pleasing to the nose. AHLB

בֹּקֶר bo-qer Morning 1242 The time from sunrise to noon. Breaking of daylight. AHLB

בוש bush Be Ashamed (verb) 954 Feeling shame, guilt or disgrace; to be dried up with shame. AHLB

בֹּשֶת bo-shet Shame 1322 A state of confusion in the sense of being dried up. AHLB

בזה ba-zah Disdain (verb) 959 A feeling of contempt for what is beneath one; to look with scorn on; to treat something as spoiled or no longer of value. AHLB

בזז ba-zaz Plunder (verb) 962 To commit robbery or looting. AHLB

בָּחוּר ba-hhur Youth 970 A young person as one chosen for an activity. AHLB

בחן ba-hhan Examine (verb) 974 To inspect closely; to test, try or scrutinize. AHLB

בחר ba-hhar Choose (verb) 977 To select freely and after consideration. AHLB

בטח ba-tahh Cling (verb) 982 To grab a hold of someone or something that is secure and safe. AHLB

בֶּטַח be-tahh Safely 983 A state or place of safety. AHLB

בֶּטֶן be-ten Womb 990 An organ where something is generated or grows before birth. AHLB

בִּלְתִּי beel-tee Except 1115 With the exclusion of from the whole. The whole with the exception of one or more. AHLB

בֵּין beyn Between 996 In the time, space or interval that separates. AHLB

בין been Understand (verb) 995 To grasp the meaning of; to have comprehension. AHLB

בִּינָה bee-nah Understanding 998 A comprehension of the construction of a structure or thought. AHLB

בַּיִת ba-yit House 1004 The structure or the family, as a household that resides within the house. A housing. Within. AHLB

בכה ba-khah Weep (verb) 1058 To express deep sorrow, especially by shedding tears. AHLB

בְּכוֹר be-khor Firstborn 1060 The firstborn offspring, usually a son, of a man or animal. The prominent one. AHLB

בְּכִי be-khee Weeping 1065 The act of expressing sorrow by shedding tears. AHLB

בלל ba-lal Mix (verb) 1101 To combine in one mass; to mingle together. AHLB

בלע ba-la Swallow (verb) 1104 To pass through the mouth and move into the esophagus to the stomach. AHLB

בָּמָה ba-mah Platform 1116 A place higher than the surrounding area. AHLB

בֵּן beyn Son 1121 A male offspring. This can be the son of the father or a later male descendant. One who continues the family line. AHLB

בנה ba-nah Build (verb) 1129 To construct a building or home with wood, stone or other material or a family with sons. AHLB

בַּת bat Daughter 1323 A female having the relation of a child to parent. A village that resides outside of the city walls; as "the daughter of the city." AHLB

בָּשָׂר ba-sar Flesh 1320 The soft parts of a human or animal, composed primarily of skeletal muscle. Skin and muscle or the whole of the person. Meat as food. AHLB

בַּעַל ba-al Master 1167 Having chief authority; a workman qualified to teach apprentices. AHLB

בער ba-ar Burn (verb) 1197 To undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give off heat, gases, and, usually, light; be on fire. AHLB

בצר ba-tsar Fence In (verb) 1219 A barrier intended to protect, prevent escape or intrusion, or to mark a boundary; to gather together and confine for protection. AHLB

בקע ba-qa Cleave (verb) 1234 To divide by or as if by a cutting blow; to separate into distinct parts; to break, cut or divide something in half. AHLB

בָּקָר ba-qar Cattle 1241 Domesticated bovine animals. Strong beasts used to break the soil with plows. AHLB

בקש ba-qash Search Out (verb) 1245 To intently look for someone or something until the object of the search is found. AHLB

ברא ba-ra Fatten (verb) 1254 To make more substantial, fleshy or plump; to fill up. The filling of the earth in Genesis 1 with the sun, moon, plants and animals. The filling of man with breath and the image of God. AHLB

בָּרָד ba-rad Hailstones 1259 A precipitation in the form of irregular pellets or balls of ice. AHLB

בַּרְזֶל bar-zel Iron 1270 A heavy element frequently used in the making of weapons and tools. The most used of metals. AHLB

ברח ba-rahh Flee Away (verb) 1272 To run away from. AHLB

בְּרִיחַ be-ree-ahh Wood Bar 1280 Round wooden dowels. AHLB

בְּרִית be-reet Covenant 1285 A solemn and binding agreement between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action. Often instituted through a sacrifice. AHLB

ברך ba-rakh Kneel (verb) 1288 To bend the knee, to kneel in homage or to drink water. The piel (intensive) form means "respect," in the sense of kneeling before another. AHLB

בְּרָכָה be-ra-khah Present 1293 A gift given to another in respect as if on bended knee. Also, a pool of water as a place where one kneels down to drink from. AHLB

בשׁל ba-shal Boil (verb) 1310 To generate bubbles of vapor when heated; to cook a meat in water. The hiphil (causative) form means "ripen." AHLB

בְּתוּלָה be-tu-lah Virgin 1330 An unmarried young woman who is absolutely chaste. AHLB