בנה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ב־נ־ה

From the root ב־נ־ה ‎(b-n-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

בָּנָה ‎(baná) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. (literally) To build, construct, raise, erect (a building, structure, or the like).
  2. (figuratively) To prepare, raise, lay the foundation of, develop.
  3. (בָּנֹה, banó) infinitive absolute of בָּנָה
    • 1 Kings 8:13, with translation of the King James Version:
      בָּנֹה בָנִיתִי בֵּית זְבֻל לָךְ
      banó vaníti bét z'vúl lách
      I have surely built thee an house to dwell in
  4. (בֹּנֶה, boné) masculine singular present participle and present tense of בָּנָה
  5. (בְּנֵה, b'né) masculine singular imperative of בָּנָה
    • Numbers 23:1, with translation of the King James Version:
      בְּנֵה־לִי בָזֶה שִׁבְעָה מִזְבְּחֹת
      b'ne-lí vazé shiv'á mizb'chót
      Build me here seven altars

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

בְּנָהּ ‎(b'náh)

  1. Singular form of בֵּן (bén)‎ with third-person feminine singular personal pronoun as possessor.
    • Exodus 4:25, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַתִּכְרֹת אֶת־עָרְלַת בְּנָהּ
      vatichrót et-orlát b'náh
      and cut off the foreskin of her son