H990 בּטן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root probably meaning to be hollow; the belly, especially the womb; also the bosom or body of anything

KJV Usage: belly, body, + as they be born, + within, womb.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. belly, womb, body
a. belly, abdomen
1. as seat of hunger
2. as seat of mental faculties
3. of depth of Sheol (fig.)
b. womb
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be hollow
TWOT: 236a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) belly, womb, body
1a) belly, abdomen
1a1) as seat of hunger
1a2) as seat of mental faculties
1a3) of depth of Sheol (fig.)
1b) womb

View how H990 בּטן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 72 occurrences of H990 בּטן

Genesis 25:23 are in thy womb,
Genesis 25:24 in her womb.
Genesis 30:2 of the womb?
Genesis 38:27 were in her womb.
Numbers 5:21 and thy belly
Numbers 5:22 to make thy belly
Numbers 5:27 and her belly
Deuteronomy 7:13 of thy womb,
Deuteronomy 28:4 of thy belly,
Deuteronomy 28:11 of thy belly,
Deuteronomy 28:18 of thy belly,
Deuteronomy 28:53 of thy own belly,
Deuteronomy 30:9 of thy belly,
Judges 3:21 it into his belly:
Judges 3:22 out of his belly;
Judges 13:5 from the womb:
Judges 13:7 from the womb
Judges 16:17 womb:
1 Kings 7:20 the enlargement
Job 1:21 womb,
Job 3:10 of my mother's womb,
Job 3:11 of the womb?
Job 10:19 from the womb
Job 15:2 his belly
Job 15:35 and their belly
Job 19:17 of my own belly.
Job 20:15 of his belly.
Job 20:20 in his belly,
Job 20:23 his belly,
Job 31:15 me in the womb

Distinct usage

4 of the belly.
4 of thy belly,
2 of the womb?
2 from the womb
2 womb,
2 of his belly.
2 womb.
2 from the womb:
2 thee from the womb,
1 in her womb.
1 were in her womb.
1 and thy belly
1 to make thy belly
1 it into his belly:
1 out of his belly;
1 womb:
1 the enlargement
1 of my mother's womb,
1 in his belly,
1 me in the womb
1 womb;
1 within
1 Behold, my belly
1 Out of whose womb
1 me out of the womb:
1 as soon as they are born,
1 belly
1 them within
1 of my womb?
1 do grow in the womb
1 thy belly
1 by me from birth,
1 me from the womb
1 of her womb?
1 thee in the womb
1 cause thy stomach
1 and from the womb,
1 fruit of their womb.
1 in the womb,
1 his belly
1 but the belly
1 our belly
1 of thy womb,
1 and her belly
1 of the womb;
1 of the womb
1 of thy own belly,
1 of my own belly.
1 of thy belly
1 of my belly
1 and their belly
1 his belly,
1 my belly
1 me; out of the belly
1 and whose belly
1 from the womb.
1 and my belly.
1 me from the womb;
1 are in thy womb,

Corresponding Greek Words

beten G1064 gaster
beten G2588 kardia
beten G2836 koilia
beten G4698 splagchnon

Related words


H991 בּטן beṭen
The same as H990; Beten, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Beten.

H992 בּטן bôṭen
From H990; (only in plural) a pistachio nut (from its form)

KJV Usage: nut.