Millions miss a meal or two each day.
Help us change that! Click to donate today!
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #910 - בָּדָד
1) isolation, withdrawal, separation (noun masculine)
1a) an isolated city
2) alone (adverb)
2a) security (figuratively)
1027) db (בד BD) AC: Separate CO: Alone AB: Destruction: The pictograph b is a representation of a tent. The d is a picture of the tent door. These two pictographs represent "the door of the tent". The father of the tent often sat alone at the door of the tent. Here he could receive shade from the sun, watch over his household and watch the road for approaching strangers. (see Genesis 18:1,2) (eng: bad - as being alone)
Nm) db (בד BD) - Separated: Something that is separated from the whole. This can be a branch as separated from the tree (as well as a staff made from a branch) . Linen cloth whose fibers are divided. A lie or liar as what causes a separation through careless words, lying, or bragging. KJV (85): linen, lie, liar, parts, stave, beside, branches, alone, only, strength - Strongs: H905 (בַּד), H906 (בַּד), H907 (בַּד)
V) dba (אבד ABD) - Perish: To be separated from the whole, life or functionality. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (191): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) lost thing, that which was lost - Strongs: H6 (אָבַד), H7 (אֲבַד)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בָּדָד m. separation i.q. בַּד No. I. Hence in Acc. adv. separately, Leviticus 13:46 solitarily, alone (commonly expressed in Latin by the adjective solus), Isaiah 27:10 עִיר בְּצוּרָה בָּדָד “the fortified city standeth alone,” i.e. is left forsaken. Deuteronomy 32:12, יְהֹוָה בָּדָד יַנְחֶנּוּ “Jehovah alone did lead him.” Also לְבָדָד solitarily, for alone.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13