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Etymology 1Edit

Root
ב־ז־ז

NounEdit

בַּז (bazm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) booty, spoils
  2. falcon

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VerbEdit

בַּז (baz) (pa'al construction)

  1. to take spoil
    • Isaiah 10:6, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      בְּגוֹי חָנֵף אֲשַׁלְּחֶנּוּ וְעַל־עַם עֶבְרָתִי אֲצַוֶּנּוּ לִשְׁלֹל שָׁלָל וְלָבֹז בַּז ׳וּלְשִׂימוֹ׳ ״וּלְשׂוּמוֹ״ מִרְמָס כְּחֹמֶר חוּצוֹת׃‎‎
      I do send him against an ungodly nation, And against the people of My wrath do I give him a charge, To take the spoil, and to take the prey, And to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Etymology 2Edit

Root
ב־ו־ז

VerbEdit

בָּז (baz) (pa'al construction)

  1. to despise, to loathe
    עכשיו אני מבין למה כולם בזים לפוליטיקאים.‎‎
    akhshav ani mevin lama kulam bazim l'folitika'im.
    Now I understand why everybody loathes politicians.

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