Bithynia to Buzi
Meaning of Bible Names

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Bithynia
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Bizjothjah
Contempt of Jehovah
Strong's #H964

Bizjothjah was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:28

Blastus
A sprout
Strong's #G986

References
Acts 21:20

Boanerges
Sons of thunder
Strong's #G993

Found only in the book of Mark, Jesus humorously labels brothers (and disciples) John and James the "sons of thunder." He likely gave them this designation in recognition of their over-the-top zeal as well as their sometimes misplaced and impulsive behavior.

References
Mark 3:17

Additional Study:

Boaz
Fleetness
Strong's #H1162

Boaz was a wealthy land owner near Bethlehem. After he marries a woman named Ruth they produce a child named Obed, ultimately making them the great-grandparents of King David.

Boaz is also the name given to one of the two bronze pillars that stood at the entrance of Solomon's temple.

References
Ruth 2 - 4, 1Kings 7:21, 1Chronicles 2:11 - 12, 2Chronicles 3:17

Bocheru
Firstborn
Strong's #H1074

References
1Chronicles 8:38, 9:44

Bozez
Surpassing white, glistening, shining
Strong's #H949

Bozez is the name of a sharp rock marking the passage where Jonathan (King Saul's son) and his armorbearer had to pass in order to fight the Philistines.

References
1Samuel 14:4

Bozkath
Rocky height, a swell of ground
Strong's #H1218

Bozkath was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:39

Bozrah
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Bukki
Wasteful, wasting
Strong's #H1231

References
Numbers 34:22, 6:5, 51, Ezra 7:4

Bunni
Built
Strong's #H1138

References
Nehemiah 9:4, 10:15, 11:15

Buz
Contempt
Strong's #H938

Buz was the name of one of Nahor's sons (Nahor was a brother of Abraham). Another Biblical man named Buz was a member of the tribe of Gad.

A third Buz in Scripture is the name of one of many lands and peoples condemned by God through Jeremiah the prophet.

References
Genesis 22:21, 1Chronicles 5:14, Jeremiah 25:23

Additional Study:

Buzi
My contempt
Strong's #H941

References
Ezekiel 1:3

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