🔼The name Buzi: Summary
- My Contempt, Contemptuous
- From the noun בוז (buz), contempt.
🔼The name Buzi in the Bible
The name Buzi occurs only once in the Bible. The prophet Ezekiel mentions him as his father (Ezekiel 1:3).
🔼Etymology of the name Buzi
The name Buzi comes from the verb בוז (buz) meaning to disdain:
The verb בזז (bazaz) means to make light, that is: to lift in the sense of taking something up and away; to plunder or take as spoil. Nouns בז (baz) and בזה (bizza) mean spoil or booty.
Verb בוז (buz) means to make light in the sense of to despise or hold as insignificant. Nouns בוז (buz) and בוזה (buza) mean contempt.
Likewise, verb בזה (baza) means to make light of, to despise, to disdain. Noun בזיון (bizzayon) means contempt.
The name Buzi is identical to the Hebrew word for Buzite: someone who descends from an ancestor named Buz, or someone who lives in a country called Buz.
For a meaning of the name Buzi, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Descendant Of Buz. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Sprung From Buz.
However, the letter י (yod) may also be seen as a possessive. That would render the name Buzi the meaning of My Contempt.