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Glossary - Azah - Divon

A•zah (Gaza)—Philip took "the road that goes down from Yerushalayim to ‘Azah, the desert road." ‘Azah, some 40 miles south of modern Tel Aviv, was the southernmost of the five Philistine cities. A modern " ‘Azah Road" heads from downtown Yerushalayim towards Gaza and the Negev desert for a mile or so before it gets another name. Ac 8:26.

A•zan (Azzan)

A•zan•yah (Azaniah)

A•zar•’el (Azareel)

A•zar•yah, -ya•hu (Azariah)

A•zaz

Az•’a•zel — a scapegoat, goat demon

A•zaz•ya•hu (Azaziah)

Az•buk

A•ze•kah

Az•gad

A•zi•’el

A•zi•za

Az•ma•vet (Azmaveth)

Az•not-Ta•vor (Aznoth-tabor)

Az•ri•’el

Az•ri•kam

A•zur (Azor)—in Messianic genealogy. Mt 1:13.

A•zu•vah (Azubah) — Abandoned

Az•za•ti (Gazathites)

Ba•‘al (Baal)—the chief male god of the Phoenicians and Canaanites. The word means "lord," "master," and by extension, "husband." Ro 11:4.

Ba•‘al-B’rit (Baal-berith)

Ba•‘al-Cha-nan (Baal-hanan)

Ba•‘al-Gad

Ba•‘al-Ha•mon

Ba•‘al-Ha•nan

Ba•‘al-Ha•tzor (Baal-hazor)

Ba•‘al-Her•mon

Ba•‘al-M•‘on (Baal-meon)

Ba•‘al-P•‘or (Baal-peor)

Ba•‘al-P’rat•zim (Baal-perazim)

Ba•‘al-Sha•li•shah (Baal-shalisha)

Ba•‘al-Ta•mar

Ba•‘al-Tz’•fon (Baal-zephon)

Ba•‘al-Zib•bul (Beelzevul) or Ba•‘al-Z’vuv (Beelzebub, Baal-zebub); the manuscripts differ—derogatory names for the Adversary (Satan; see Mt 4:1). The latter is the name of a Philistine god (2 Kings 1:2) and means "lord of the flies." The former means "lord of heaven, lord of a high abode," hence "prince"; but it also suggests a word play on zevel, "rubbish, excrement." Mt 10:25+.

Ba•‘a•lah

Ba•‘a•lat (Baalath)

Ba•‘a•lat-Be•’er (Baalath-beer)

Ba•‘a•lei-Y’hu•dah (Baale-judah)

Ba•‘a•li (Baali)—my lord, my husband

ba•‘a•lim (Baalim)—pagan gods

Ba•‘a•lis

Ba•‘a•na

Ba•‘a•nah

Ba•‘a•ra

Ba•‘a•se•yah (Baaseiah)

Ba•‘a•sha

Ba•cha•ru•mi (Bacharumite)

Ba•chu•rim (Bahurim)

Ba•kha (Baca)

Bak•ba•kar

Bak•buk

Bak•buk•yah (Bakbukiah)

Bakh•ri (Bachrites)

Bal•’a•dan

Ba•lah

Ba•lak (Balac)—king of Moab who hired Bil‘am to curse Israel (Numbers 22–24). Rv 2:14.

Ba•lak—Parashah 40; Numbers 22:2–25:9

Bal•‘i (Belaites)

B•‘al•yah (Bealiah)

Ba•mah

Ba•mot (Bamoth)

Ba•mot-Ba•‘al (Bamoth-baal)

Ba•ni

bar [A]—son. "Bar-" before a name means "son of" or "descendant of," by extension it can also mean "having the properties of." Compare ben. Mt 10:3+.

Bar-Ab•ba (Barabbas) [A]—criminal released by Pontius Pilate instead of Yeshua the Messiah. The Aramaic name means "son of father." Mt 27:16+.

Ba•rak—D’vorah’s general who defeated the Canaanite general, Sisera (Judges 4–5). MJ 11:32.

Ba•rakh•’el (Barachel)

Bar•chu•mi (Barhumite)

Ba•ri•ach (Bariah)

Bar•kos

Bar-Nab•ba (Barnabas) [A]—talmid who worked with Sha’ul of Tarsus. At Acts 4:36 the name is said to mean "the Exhorter"; it may be related to the Hebrew word navi, "prophet."

Ba•rukh (Baruch)

Ba• rukh A•do•nai–Blessed be the LORD

Bar-Sab•ba (Barsabbas; the name may possibly be Bar-Shabbat, "son of Shabbat") [A]—surname of two figures. (1) One of the two candidates to replace Y’hudah from K’riot as an emissary of Yeshua. Ac 1:23. (2) Disciple sent with Sila to Antioch bearing a letter from the emissaries. Ac 15:22.

Bar-Tal•mai (Bartholomew) [A]—one of the twelve emissaries. The name may mean "son of ptolemy," that is, son of an Egyptian ruler. Mt 10:3+.

Bar-Ti•mai (Bartimaeus) [A]—blind beggar whom Yeshua healed (see Timai). Mk 10:46.

Bar-Ye•shu•a (Barjesus) [A]—false prophet also called Elymas. Ac 13:6.

Bar-Yo•cha•nan (Barjona, son of John) [A]—Shim‘on Kefa (Peter) is identified as Shim‘on, son of Yochanan. Mt 16:17; Yn 21:15–17.

Bar•zil•lai

Ba‘•sha (Baasha)

Ba•shan

Bas•mat (Basmath)

bat—daughter. "Bat-" before a name means "daughter of." Lk 2:36.

Bat-Gal•lim (daughter of Gallim)

bat-kol—voice from heaven; literally, "daughter of a voice." Mt 3:17; Yn 12:28.

Bat-Rab•bim (Bath-rabbim)

Bat-She•va (Bath-sheba)

Bat-Shu•a (Bath-shua)

Batz•lit (Bazlith)

Batz•lut (Bazluth)

Ba•vai

Ba•vel (Babel, Babylon)

Bav•lim (Babylonians)

B’chuk•ko•tai—Parashah 33; Leviticus 26:3–27:34

B’•dad

B’•dan

Be•‘a•lot (Bealoth)

Bed•yah (Bedeiah)

Be•‘el•ya•da (Beeliada)

Be•’er

Be•’e•ra

Be•’e•rah

Be•’er-E•lim

Be•’e•ri

Be•’er-La•chai-Ro•’i (Beer-lahai-roi)

Be•’e•rot (Beeroth)

Be•’e•ro•ti, -ro•tim (Beerothite, -s)

Be•’er-She•va (Beer-sheba)

Be•he•mot (Behemoth)

Beit-‘A•nat (Beth-anath)

Beit-‘A•not (Beth-anoth)

Beit-An•yah (Bethany)—the name means "house of poverty." (1) Village east of Yerushalayim, on the Mount of Olives. Mt 21:17+. (2) Village on east bank of Yarden River. Yn 1:28.

Beit-‘A•ra•vah (Beth-arabah)

Beit-Ar•bel (Beth-arbel)

Beit-Ash•be•a (house of Ashbea)

Beit-A•ven (Beth-aven)

Beit-‘Az•ma•vet (Beth-azmaveth)

Beit-Ba•‘al-M•‘on (Beth-baal-meon)

Beit-Ba•rah (Beth-barah)

Beit-Bir•’i (Beth-birei)

Beit-Da•gon (Beth-dagon)

Beit-Dib•la•ta•yim (Beth-diblathaim)

Beit-‘E•den (house of Eden)

Beit-El (Beth-el)

Beit-‘E•mek (Beth-emek)

Beit-Ga•der (Beth-gader)

Beit-Ga•mul (Beth-gamul)

Beit-Gil•gal

Beit-Ha•’E•tzel

Beit-Ha•Gan

Beit-Ha•Ke•rem (Beth-haccerem)

Beit-Ha•ram

Beit-Ha•ran (Beth-haran)

Beit-Ha•Ye•shi•mot (Beth-jeshimoth)

Beit-Hog•lah (Beth-hoglah)

Beit-Ho•ron (Beth-horon)

Beit-Kar

Beit-Lach•mi (Bethlehemite)

Beit-Le•chem (Bethlehem)—birthplace of Yeshua and of King David; literally, "house of bread." Mt 2:1+.

Beit-L’•va•’ot (Beth-lebaoth)

Beit-Ma•‘a•khah (Beth-maachah)

Beit-Mar•ka•vot (Beth-marcaboth)

Beit-Mil•lo (house of Millo)

Beit-M•‘on (Beth-meon)

Beit-Nim•rah (Beth-nimrah)

Beit-Pa•gei (Bethphage)—village east of Jerusalem, on the Mount of Olives, near Beit-Anyah. Mt 21:1+.

Beit-Pa•tzetz (Beth-pazzez)

Beit-Pe•let (Beth-palet)

Beit-P•‘or (Beth-peor)

Beit-Ra•fa (Beth-rapha)

Beit-Re•chov (Beth-rehob)

Beit-Sh•’an (Beth-shean)

Beit-Shee•tah (Beth-shittah)

Beit-She•mesh (Beth-shemesh)

Beit-Shim•shi (Beth-shemite)

Beit-Ta•pu•ach (Beth-tappuah)

Beit-Tzai•dah (Bethsaida)—literally, "house of nets." Native town of Andrew, Kefa and Philip on the west side of Lake Kinneret. Mt 11:21+.

Beit-Tzur (Beth-zur)

Beit-Ye•shi•mot (Beth-jeshimot)

Beit-Za•ta (Bethzatha); some manuscripts have Beit-Hisda (Bethesda) [A]—location of pool where Yeshua healed a man ill for 38 years. Beit-Zata may mean "house of olives"; Beit-Hisda means "house of mercy." Yn 5:2.

Be•kher (Becher)

Bel

Be•la

Bel•sha•tzar (Belshazzar)

Bel•t’•sha•tzar (Belteshazzar)

ben—son. "Ben-" before a name means "son of" or "descendant of"; by extension it can also mean "having the properties of." Compare bar. Mt 4:21+.

Ben-‘Am•mi

Ben-Cha•yil (Ben-hail)

Ben-Ha•dad

Ben•Ha M’vo•rakh—Son of the Blessed, i.e., Son of God. Mk 14:61.

Ben-Ha•nan

Ben-Hin•nom (son of Hinnom)

Ben-O•ni (Benoni)

Ben-Y’mi•ni (Benjamite)

Ben-Zo•chet (Ben-zoheth)

Be•‘on

Be•ra

Be•red

Be•rekh•yah, -ya•hu (Berachiah, Barachiah, Barachias)—ancestor of the prophet Z’kharyah. Mt 23:35.

Be•ri

Be•rim (Beriites)

Be•ro•tah (Berothah)

Be•ro•tai (Berothai)

Be•sai

B’esh•t’•rah (Beeshterah)

Bet (Beth)—2nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Be•ten

Be•ter (Bether)

Be•tzai (Bezai)

Be•tzer (Bezer)

Bid•kar

Be‘•u•lah—Married

Be•zek

B’•ha•’alot •kha—Parashah 36; Numbers 8:1–12:16

B’•har—Parashah 32; Leviticus 25:1–26:2

Bid•kar

Big•ta (Bigtha)

Big•tan (Bigthan)

Big•ta•na (Bigthana)

Big•vai

Bik•‘at-A•ven (plain of Aven)

Bi•khri (Bichri)

Bil•‘am Ben-B•‘or (Balaam son of Beor (Bosor))—Midianite prophet hired by King Balak of Moab to curse Israel. Although he obeyed God and not Balak in blessing Israel, he led Israel astray into idol worship, including both sexual sin and eating sacrifices offered to idols (Numbers 22–25, 31; Psalm 106). 2 Kefa 2:15+.

Bil•dad

Bil•gah

Bil•gai

Bil•hah

Bil•han

Bil•shan

Bim•hal

Bin•‘a (Binea)

Bi•nu•i (Binnui)

Bin•ya•min (Benjamin)—one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The name means "son of (the) right (hand)." Ac 13:21+.

Bin•ya•mi•ni (Benjamite)

Bir•sha

Bir•za•yit (Birzaith)

Bish•lam

Bit•ron (Bithron)

Bit•yah (Bithiah)

Biz•ta (Biztha)

Biz•yot-Yah (Bizjothjah)

B’•kho•rat (Bechorath)

B’li•ya•‘al (Belial)—another name for Satan, the Adversary. The Hebrew means "without profit, worthless." 2C 6:15.

B’•mid•bar—Parashah 34; Numbers 1:1–4:20

B’•na•yah, -ya•hu (Benaiah)

B’•nei-Brak (Bene-berak)

B’nei-Re•gesh—Greek Boanergês transliterates either this phrase, which means "sons of rage, sons of tumult," or Hebrew B’nei-Ro•gez, "sons of anger." Both fit the translation supplied by the text itself, "Thunderers." Yeshua gave this name to Zavdai’s sons, probably because of their fiery zeal (Mk 9:38; Lk 9:54). Mk 3:17.

B’•nei-Ya•‘a•kan (Bene-jaakan)

B’•ni•nu (Beninu)

Bo—Parashah 15; Exodus 10:1–13:16

Bo•‘az (Boaz, Boöz)—the great-grandfather of King David, in Messianic genealogy. Mt 1:5; Lk 3:32.

Bo•khim (Bochim)

Bokh•ru (Bocheru)

B•‘or (Beor)—see Bil‘am ben-B‘or

Bo•tzetz (Bozez)

Botz•kat (Bozkath)

Botz•rah (Bozrah)

Boz•kat

b’ra•khah, -khot—blessing(s), benedic-tion(s). The word comes from berekh ("knee") and shows the connection between worship and kneeling. To "make a B’rakhah" is to say a blessing, to bless. Mt 9:8+.

B’ra•khah (Berachah)

B’ra•yah (Beraiah)

B’•re•sheet—Parashah 1; Genesis 1:1–6:8

B’ri•‘ah (Beriah)

B’ri•‘i (Beriites)

b’rit—covenant, contract. The major biblical covenants are those God made through Noach (Genesis 9), Avraham (Genesis 17), Moshe (Exodus 19–24), David (2 Samuel 7) and Yeshua (Jeremiah 31; Mt 26:28+). The first is with all mankind, the next three relate primarily to the Jewish people, and the last, though made with the Jewish people, brings all mankind into relationship with all the covenants.

B’rit Ha•da•shah—New Covenant, New Testament. The term is used in the Introduction but not in the text of the Complete Jewish Bible. (However, the New Covenant is mentioned at Mt 26:28; Mk 14:24; Lk 22:20; 1C 11:25; Ga 4:24; and throughout MJ 7:22–10:31; as well as in the Tanakh at Jeremiah 31:30–33(31–34).

b’rit-mi•lah—literally, "covenant of circumcision" (see Genesis 17). The term can mean either the act or the ceremony of covenantal circumcision, which is normally performed on the eighth day of a male Jew’s life and required of any male Gentile who converts to Judaism. Lk 1:59+.

B’ro•dakh-Bal•’a•dan (Berodach-baladan)

B’•shal•lach—Parashah 16; Exodus 13:17–17:16

B’•sod•yah (Besodeiah)

B’•to•nim (Betonim)

B’•tu•’el (Bethuel)

B’•tul (Bethul)

B’•tzal•’el (Bezalel)

bub •be•mei•ses [Y]—"old wives’ tales"; "grandmothers’ stories." 1Ti 4:7.

Bu•ki (Bukki)

Bu•ki•ya•hu (Bukkiah)

Bul

Bu•nah

Bu•ni (Bunni)

Buz

Bu•zi (Buzite)

B’•vai (Bebai)

co•hen, pl. co•ha•nim—priest (in the temple or tabernacle). Mt 2:4+.

co•hen ga•dol, pl . co•ha•nim g’do•lim—high priest. Co•hen ha•ga•dol means "the high priest." Mt 26:3+.

Da•be•shet (Dabbeset)

Da•gon

Da •let (Daleth)—4th letter of Hebrew alphabet

Dal•fon (Dalphon)

Dal•ma•nu•ta (Dalmanutha)—place of uncertain location along west shore of Lake Kinneret; perhaps identical with or near Magdala. Mk 8:10.

Dam•me•sek (Damascus)—ancient city, now capital of modem Syria. Ac 9:2+.

Dan—(1) Fifth son of Ya‘akov. (2) Tribe of Israel descended from him.

Da•nah (Dannah)

Da•ni•’elTanakh prophet. Mt 24:15.

Dan-Ya‘an (Dan-jaan)

Da•ra

Dar•da

Dar•kon

Dar•ya•vesh (Darius)

Da•tan (Dathan)

Da•vid—king of Israel and ancestor of Yeshua the Messiah. Mt 1:1+.

Dav•rat (Dabareh)

dav •ven•ing [Y]—praying. Mt 23:14+.

D’•dan (Dedan)

D’•da•nim (Dedanim)

De•ha•yim (Dehavites)

De•ker (Dekar)

de•na•ri•us [O]—a Roman coin, the standard daily wage for a common laborer. Mt 20:2+.

De•‘u•’el

Di•a•spo•ra, the [O]—the Dispersion, i.e., the scattering of the Jewish people in exile (Hebrew galut) to the far corners of the earth which began during the reign of the Judean kings but was hastened by the Assyrian conquest (732 b.c.e.), the Babylonian conquest (586 b.c.e.), the destruction of the Temple (70 c.e.) and the Bar-Kokhva Rebellion (132–135 c.e.). It continues to this day, but reversal started in the 19th century as Jews began returning to Eretz-Yisra’el. Today 4.5 million Jews live in Israel and between 9 and 13 million in the Diaspora. Ya 1:1+.

Di•bon

Dib•ri

Di•fat (Diphath)

Dik•lah (Diklah)

Dil•‘an (Dilean)

Dim•nah

Di•mon

Di•mo•nah

Di•nah

Din•ha•vah (Dinhabah)

Di•shan

Di•shon

Div•lah (Diblat)

Div•la•yim (Diblaim)

Di•von (Dibon)