Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Obtain children, make, repair, to build (literally and figuratively)

Hebrew: בָּנָה, bānâ (H1129)

345 King James Bible Verses


Here are build, obtain children, make, repair and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word בָּנָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1129

Hebrew Base Word: בָּנָה

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: (begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), × surely

Definition: To build (literally and figuratively).

Detailed definition:

  1. To build, rebuild, establish, cause to continue.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To build, rebuild.
      2. To build a house (ie, establish a family).
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be built.
      2. To be rebuilt.
      3. Established (of restored exiles) (figuratively).
      4. Established (made permanent).
      5. To be built up (of childless wife becoming the mother of a family through the children of a concubine).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: bɔːˈn̪ɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: bɑːˈnɑː
  3. Transliteration: bānâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: baw-NAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ba-NA

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