Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Secure, put confidence, properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620)

Hebrew: בָּטַח, bāṭaḥ (H982)

117 King James Bible Verses

Here are be bold, careless, put confidence, hope and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word בָּטַח 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: H982

Hebrew Base Word: בָּטַח

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Be bold (confident, secure, sure), careless (one, woman), put confidence, (make to) hope, (put, make to) trust

Definition: Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure.

Detailed definition:

  1. To trust.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To trust, trust in.
      2. To have confidence, be confident.
      3. To be bold.
      4. To be secure.
    2. (Hiphil).
      1. To cause to trust, make secure.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: bɔːˈt̪’ɑħ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: bɑːˈtɑχ
  3. Transliteration: bāṭaḥ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: baw-TA
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ba-TAHK

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