H1129 בּנה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively)

KJV Usage: (begin to) build (-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), X surely.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to build, rebuild, establish, cause to continue
a. (Qal)
1. to build, rebuild
2. to build a house (ie, establish a family)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be built
2. to be rebuilt
3. established (of restored exiles) (fig.)
4. established (made permanent)
5. to be built up (of childless wife becoming the mother of a family through the children of a concubine)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 255
Parts of Speech: Verb

to build
1) to build, rebuild, establish, cause to continue
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to build, rebuild
1a2) to build a house (ie, establish a family)
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to be built
1b2) to be rebuilt
1b3) established (of restored exiles) (fig.)
1b4) established (made permanent)
1b5) to be built up (of childless wife becoming the mother of a family through the children of a concubine)

View how H1129 בּנה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 376 occurrences of H1129 בּנה

Genesis 2:22 he made
Genesis 4:17 and he built
Genesis 8:20 built
Genesis 10:11 and built
Genesis 11:4 let us build
Genesis 11:5 were building.
Genesis 11:8 building
Genesis 12:7 and there he built
Genesis 12:8 and there he built
Genesis 13:18 and built
Genesis 16:2 be that I may obtain children
Genesis 22:9 built
Genesis 26:25 And he built
Genesis 30:3 that I may also have children
Genesis 33:17 and built
Genesis 35:7 And he built
Exodus 1:11 And they built
Exodus 17:15 built
Exodus 20:25 thou shalt not build
Exodus 24:4 and built
Exodus 32:5 it, he built
Numbers 13:22 was built
Numbers 21:27 be built
Numbers 23:1 Build
Numbers 23:14 and built
Numbers 23:29 Build
Numbers 32:16 We will build
Numbers 32:24 Build
Numbers 32:34 built
Numbers 32:37 built

Distinct usage

30 built
26 to build
16 and he built
14 and built
13 he built
9 Build
7 He shall build
6 And they built
5 thou shalt not build
5 And build
5 had built
4 building
4 which I have built
4 shall be built
3 let us build
3 and there he built
3 who built
3 Also he built
3 And they shall build
3 and I will build
2 We will build
2 I will build
2 builders
2 was built
2 that he had built,
2 which he built,
2 which he had built
2 and builders,
2 For he built
2 will build
2 which he built
2 that he had built
2 built;
2 me to build
2 shall build up
2 to him that buildeth
2 and will build
2 and buildeth
2 that I may build
2 and have built
1 he made
1 be that I may obtain children
1 that I may also have children
1 be built
1 which they built.
1 which thou didst not build,
1 and hast built
1 is there that hath built
1 When thou buildest
1 that will not build up
1 And there shalt thou build
1 Thou shalt build
1 against us, in building
1 That we have built
1 which ye built
1 that was built.
1 that he built
1 Shalt thou build
1 to him, Build
1 not build

Corresponding Greek Words

banah see G3618 oiko domos
banah G1325 didomi
banah G2311 themelioo
banah G2476 histemi
banah G2682 kata skenosis
banah G3619 oikodome
banah G4160 poieo
banah qal,ni G456 an oiko domeo
banah qal.,ni. G3618 oikodomeo

Related words


H68 אבן 'eben
From the root of H1129 through the meaning, to build; a stone

KJV Usage: + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, [chalk-, hail-, bead-, sling-] stone (-ny), (divers) weight (-s).

H1004 בּית bayith
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)

KJV Usage: court, daughter, door, + dungeon, family, + forth of, X great as would contain, hangings. home[born], [winter]house (-hold), inside(-ward), palace, place, + prison, + steward, + tablet, temple, web, + within (-out).

H1121 בּן bên
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H1, H251, etc.)

KJV Usage: + afflicted, age, [Ahoh-] [Ammon-] [Hachmon-] [Lev-]ite, [anoint-]ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, [Assyr-] [Babylon-] [Egypt-] [Grec-]ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant[-est], whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.

H1124 בּנה בּנא be nâ' be nâh
בּנה בּנא
be nâ' be nâh
ben-aw', ben-aw'
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1129; to build

KJV Usage: build, make.

H1131 בּנּוּי binnûy
From H1129; built up; Binnui, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Binnui.

H1137 בּני bânı̂y
From H1129; built; Bani, the name of five Israelites

KJV Usage: Bani.

H1138 בּוּני בּנּי bûnnı̂y bûnı̂y
בּוּני בּנּי
bûnnı̂y bûnı̂y
boon-nee', boo-nee'
From H1129; built; Bunni or Buni, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Bunni.

H1140 בּניה binyâh
Feminine of H1129; a structure

KJV Usage: building.

H1141 בּניהוּ בּניה be nâyâh be nâyâhû
בּניהוּ בּניה
be nâyâh be nâyâhû
ben-aw-yaw', ben-aw-yaw'-hoo
From H1129 and H3050; Jah has built; Benajah, the name of twelve Israelites

KJV Usage: Benaiah.

H1146 בּנין binyân
From H1129; an edifice

KJV Usage: building.

H1323 בּת bath
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively)

KJV Usage: apple [of the eye], branch, company, daughter, X first, X old, + owl, town, village.

H2995 יבנאל yabne 'êl
yabne 'êl
From H1129 and H410; built of God; Jabneel, the name of two places in Palestine

KJV Usage: Jabneel.

H2996 יבנה yabneh
From H1129; a building; Jabneh, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Jabneh.

H2997 יבניה yibne yâh
yibne yâh
From H1129 and H3050; built of Jah; Jibnejah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ibneiah.

H2998 יבניּה yibnı̂yâh
From H1129 and H3050; building of Jah; Jibnijah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ibnijah.

H4011 מבנה mibneh
From H1129; a building

KJV Usage: frame.

H4012 מבנּי me bûnnay
me bûnnay
From H1129; built up; Mebunnai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Mebunnai.

H8401 תּבן teben
Probably from H1129; properly material, that is, (specifically) refuse haum or stalks of grain (as chopped in threshing and used for fodder)

KJV Usage: chaff, straw, stubble.

H8403 תּבנית tabnı̂yth
From H1129; structure; by implication a model, resemblance

KJV Usage: figure, form, likeness, pattern, similitude.