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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5433 - סָבָא
1) to drink heavily or largely, imbibe
1a1) to imbibe
1a2) wine-bibber, drunkard (participle) (substantive)
1324) bx (סב SB) AC: Turn CO: Dizzy AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the b is a picture of a tent or what is inside. Combined these mean "turning of the inside". One drunk from strong drink, turns from dizziness. The old, gray headed ones, easily become dizzy.
V) bbx (סבב SBB) - Surround: To be around something. KJV (154): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) about, surround, turn, remove, return, round, side, turn, beset, driven - Strongs: H5437 (סָבַב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
סָבָא to drink, to drink to excess, to tope. (The primary idea appears to be that of sucking up, absorbing, which is expressed by onomatopoetic words, as شرب, sorbere; with the insertion of l, fchlürfen; with the omission of ר, Anglo-Sax., supan; Germ. faufen; [Eng. to sup;] and in Greek, by the omission of the sibilant, ῥοφέω. שָׂבַע appears to be of the same origin), Isaiah 56:12. Part. סֹבֵא a drunkard, Deuter. 21:20 Proverbs 23:20, 21 Proverbs 23:21. Part. pass. סָבוּא drunken, Nahum 1:10. Hence
סָבָא Ezekiel 23:42 כתיב i.q. קרי סוֹבֵא; and
Eve of Ascension