1158. baah
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baah: to inquire, cause to swell or boil up
Original Word: בָּעָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: baah
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-aw')
Short Definition: inquire

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to inquire, cause to swell or boil up
NASB Translation
boil (1), bulge (1), inquire (2), searched (1).

[בָּעָה] verb inquire, cause to swell or boil up (Late Hebrew id; Arabic seek, suppurate, swell; Aramaic בְּעָא, seek) —

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.

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