בז

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ב־ז־ז

Noun[edit]

בַּז ‎(bazm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) booty, spoils
  2. falcon

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Verb[edit]

בַּז ‎(baz) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to take spoil
    • Isaiah 10:6, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      בְּגוֹי חָנֵף אֲשַׁלְּחֶנּוּ וְעַל־עַם עֶבְרָתִי אֲצַוֶּנּוּ לִשְׁלֹל שָׁלָל וְלָבֹז בַּז ׳וּלְשִׂימוֹ׳ ״וּלְשׂוּמוֹ״ מִרְמָס כְּחֹמֶר חוּצוֹת׃
      I do send him against an ungodly nation, And against the people of My wrath do I give him a charge, To take the spoil, and to take the prey, And to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ב־ו־ז

Verb[edit]

בָּז ‎(baz) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to despise, to loathe
    עכשיו אני מבין למה כולם בזים לפוליטיקאים.
    akhshav ani mevin lama kulam bazim l'folitika'im.
    Now I understand why everybody loathes politicians.

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