בעתה

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ב־ע־ת

Noun[edit]

בְּעָתָה (be'atáf (plural indefinite בְּעָתוׄת‎, singular construct בַּעֲתַת־‎, plural construct בַּעֲתוׄת־‎) [pattern: קְטָלָה]

  1. panic
    • Jeremiah 8:15, with translation of the New International Version:
      קַוֵּה לְשָׁלוֹם, וְאֵין טוֹב; לְעֵת מַרְפֵּה, וְהִנֵּה בְעָתָה‎‎
      We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.