bata'; baw-taw' or batah
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
TWOT Reference: 232
KJV Translation Count — 4x
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
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.