H1158 בּעה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to gush over, that is, to swell; (figuratively) to desire earnestly; by implication to ask

KJV Usage: cause, inquire, seek up, swell out, boil.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to seek out, swell, cause to swell, boil up, enquire
a. (Qal)
1. to seek, enquire
2. to cause to boil up
b. (Niphal)
1. to be searched out
2. to be swelling, bulging, swelling out
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 259
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1158 בּעה is used in the Bible

4 occurrences of H1158 בּעה

Isaiah 21:12
Isaiah 30:13
Isaiah 64:2
Obadiah 1:6

Corresponding Greek Words

baah G2212 zeteo
baah G2618 kata kaio
baah ni. G2638 kata lambano