בנה

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ב־נ־ה (b-n-).

PronunciationEdit

  • (בָּנָה) (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /baˈna/

VerbEdit

בָּנָה (baná) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (literally) To build, construct, raise, erect (a building, structure, or the like).
  2. (figuratively) To prepare, raise, lay the foundation of, develop.
  3. (בָּנֹה, banó) infinitive absolute of בָּנָה
    • 1 Kings 8:13, with translation of the King James Version:
      בָּנֹה בָנִיתִי בֵּית זְבֻל לָךְ
      banó vaníti bét z'vúl lách
      I have surely built thee an house to dwell in
  4. (בֹּנֶה, boné) masculine singular present participle and present tense of בָּנָה
  5. (בְּנֵה, b'né) masculine singular imperative of בָּנָה
    • Numbers 23:1, with translation of the King James Version:
      בְּנֵה־לִי בָזֶה שִׁבְעָה מִזְבְּחֹת
      b'ne-lí vazé shiv'á mizb'chót
      Build me here seven altars

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

בְּנָהּ (b'náh)

  1. Singular form of בֵּן (bén)‎ with third-person feminine singular personal pronoun as possessor.
    • Exodus 4:25, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַתִּכְרֹת אֶת־עָרְלַת בְּנָהּ
      vatichrót et-orlát b'náh
      and cut off the foreskin of her son
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