בּטה בּטא 


bata'; baw-taw' or batah



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 232

KJV Translation Count — 4x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pronounce (2), speak (1), speak unadvisely (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to speak rashly or angrily, speak thoughtlessly
a. (Qal) one that babbles, speaks rashly (part.)
b. (Piel) to speak rashly, unadvisedly

Strong's Definitions

bata', baw-taw'; or batah, baw-taw'; a primitive root; to babble; hence, to vociferate angrily: — pronounce, speak (unadvisedly).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall H981 with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.


Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.


There is that H981eth like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.