907. bad
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bad: empty, idle talk
Original Word: בַּדִּים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: bad
Phonetic Spelling: (bad)
Short Definition: boasts

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
empty, idle talk
NASB Translation
boasters (1), boasts (1), idle boasts (2), oracle priests (1).

III. [בַּד] noun masculine only Plural בַּדִּים.

a. empty, idle talk (Phoenician CIS3, 6 listen not to בדנם = Hebrew בַּדֵּיהֶם; compare vain talk), especially with collateral idea of imaginary pretensions or claims: Job 11:3 בַּדֶּיךָ מְתִיםיַחֲרִישׁוּ thy idle talk brings men to silence ("" וַתִּלְעַג), Isaiah 16:6 (of Moab) לֹא כֵן בַּדָּיו his boastings are not right (unfounded), hence Jeremiah 48:30.

b. concrete empty talkers, praters (compare Late Hebrew בַּדָּאָה, Syriac , liar), of false prophets, Isaiah 44:25; Jeremiah 50:36.

liar, lie

From bada'; a brag or lie; also a liar -- liar, lie.

see HEBREW bada'

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