981. bata or batah
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bata or batah: to speak rashly or thoughtlessly
Original Word: בָּטָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: bata or batah
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-taw')
Short Definition: thoughtlessly

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
to speak rashly or thoughtlessly
NASB Translation
speak thoughtlessly (1), speaks rashly (1), spoke rashly (1), thoughtlessly (1).

[בָּטָה, בָּטָא] verb speak rashly, thoughtlessly (Late Hebrew id., בטי) —

Qal Participle בּוֺטֶה Proverbs 12:18 one that babbleth (opposed to לְשׁוֺן חֲכָמִים).

Pi`el Imperfect יְבַטֵּא בִשְׁבוּעָה Leviticus 5:4 speak rashly, unadvisedly; so וַיְבַטֵּא בִשְׂפָתָיו (of Moses) Psalm 106:33; Infinitive לְבַטֵּא בִשְׂפָתַיִם Leviticus 5:4 (P).

pronounce, speak unadvisedly

Or batah {baw-taw'}; a primitive root; to babble; hence, to vociferate angrily -- pronounce, speak (unadvisedly).

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