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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6638 - צָבָה
1) to swell, swell up
1a) (Qal) to swell (of adulteress’ belly)
1b) (Hiphil) to cause to swell (of adulteress’ belly)
1393) by (תסב TsB) AC: Stand CO: Wall AB: ?: The pictograph y is a picture of a man on his side, the b is a picture of a tent. Combined these mean "side of the tent". The walls of the tent enclose what is inside. The tent walls stand firm and strong, protecting it from the harsh elements. As the family swells in size, the tent walls are enlarged.
fm) iby (תסבי TsBY) - I. Gazelle:An animal of a herd as an army. II. Beauty:The beauty and grace of the gazelle. KJV (32): roe, roebuck, glory, glorious, beautiful, beauty, goodly, pleasant - Strongs: H6643 (צְבִי)
V) aby (תסבא TsBA) - I. Muster:To gather for service, work or war. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Will:Ones desires. [Aramaic only] KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) fight, assemble, muster, war, perform, wait, will - Strongs: H6633 (צָבָא), H6634 (צְבָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) i.q. Hebr. צָבָא to go forth to battle, to wage war, Isaiah 29:7, צֹבֶיהָ i.q. צֹבְאִים עָלֶיהָ “those who make war with her.”
(2) to come forth, as a star, i.q. Arab. صبأ to come forth, to go out; hence to shine, to be bright, whence צְבִי splendour, glory.
(3) to project, to be prominent (Arab. صبا Conj. I. and ضبا Conj. II. to impend over any thing); hence to swell (used of the belly), Numbers 5:27, and, figuratively
(4) to be inclined, to will, compare תָפֵץ and בָּעָה. (Arab. صبا id., Ch. and Syr. צְבָא, ܨܒܐܳ, which see.)
Hiphil, causat. of No. 3, to cause to swell, Numbers 5:22. Hence
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29