baah: to inquire, cause to swell or boil upOriginal Word: בָּעָהPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to inquire, cause to swell or boil upNASB Translation
boil (1), bulge (1), inquire (2), searched (1).
] verb inquire
, cause to swell or boil up (Late Hebrew id
; Arabic seek, suppurate, swell
; Aramaic בְּעָא
Qal Imperfect3feminine singular תִּבְעֶה Isaiah 64:1; 2masculine plural תִּבְעָיוּן Isaiah 21:12; Imperative בְּעָיוּ Isaiah 21:12; — a. of rising desire, seek, inquire, absolute, of inquiring of prophet Isaiah 21:12 (twice in verse). 2 cause to boil up, אֵֿשׁ׳מַיִם תִּב Isaiah 64:1 (but gloss Che).
Niph`al Perfect נִבְעוּ Obadiah 6 searched out ("" נֶחְמְּשׂוּ); Participle נִבְעֶה Isaiah 30:13 swelling, swelling out (of decaying wall; Di swelling, enlarging, of crack in wall).
בעז (quick ? compare Arabic swiftness (of horse)).
cause, inquire, seek up, swell out
A primitive root; to gush over, i.e. To swell; (figuratively) to desire earnestly; by implication to ask -- cause, inquire, seek up, swell out.