Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

To divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.)

Hebrew: בָּדַל, bādal (H914)

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Here are difference, divide, separate, sever and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word בָּדַל 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: H914

Hebrew Base Word: בָּדַל

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: (make, put) difference, divide (asunder), (make) separate (self, -ation), sever (out), × utterly

Definition: To divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.).

Detailed definition:

  1. To divide, separate.
    1. (Hiphil).
      1. To divide, separate, sever.
      2. To separate, set apart.
      3. To make a distinction, difference.
      4. To divide into parts.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To separate oneself from (reflexive of 1a2).
      2. To withdraw from.
      3. To separate oneself unto.
      4. To be separated.
      5. To be excluded.
      6. To be set apart.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: bɔːˈd̪ɑl
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: bɑːˈdɑl
  3. Transliteration: bādal
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: baw-DAHL
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ba-DAHL

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