the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7579 - שָׁאַב
1) to draw (water)
1a1) to draw (water)
1a2) water-drawing women (participle)
1477) ps (סהפ ShP) AC: Strike CO: Serpent AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth, the p is a picture of the mouth. Combined these mean "sharp teeth in the mouth". A serpent (סנאכ snake) has sharp fangs in the mouth. Its prey is taken into the mouth swallowed by drawing down into the belly. (eng: sharp - with the additional r; serpent - with the exchange of the s and sh and the additional r and nt; jasper)
V) pas (סהאפ ShAP) - I. Swallow: II. Draw:To draw water from a well. [df: bas] KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Participle) swallow, snuff, pant, desire, devour, draw, drawer - Strongs: H7579 (שָׁאַב), H7602 (שָׁאַף)
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Qal Perfect 2 masculine plural consecutive וּשְׁאַבְתֶּם Isaiah 12:3; Imperfect 3 feminine singular וַּתִּשְׁאַב Genesis 24:20, אָ֑ב- Genesis 24:45; 1 singular אֶשְׁאָ֑ב Genesis 24:19; Genesis 24:44; 3 masculine plural יִשְׁאֲבוּן Ruth 2:9, וַיִּשְׁאֲבוּ 1 Samuel 7:6 2t.; Imperative feminine singular שֹׁאֲבִי Nahum 3:14; Participle masculine singular שֹׁאֵב Deuteronomy 29:10, plural construct שֹׁאֲבֵי Joshua 9:21,23,27; feminine plural הַשֹּׁאֲבֹת Genesis 24:11; — draw water, with accusative מַיִם Genesis 24:13 (J), 1 Samuel 7:6; 1 Samuel 9:11, + מִן of source 2 Samuel 23:16 = 1 Chronicles 11:18; Isaiah 12:3 (figurative); לָךְ׳מֵי מָצוֺר שׁ Nahum 3:14; מַיִם omitted Genesis 24:20,43,45 and (+ ל of animals) Genesis 24:19; Genesis 24:20; Genesis 24:44 (all J); with accusative אֲשֶׁר Ruth 2:9 drink of that which the young men drew; Participle feminine plural Genesis 24:11 the water-drawing women; masculine שֹׁאֵב מֵימֶיךָ Deuteronomy 29:10 (servile labour, "" חֹטֵב עֵצֶיּךָ), so masculine plural Joshua 9:21,23,27 (P; all with ל, and all "" חֹטְבֵי עֵצִים).
שָׁאַב fut. אֶשְׁאַב to draw water. (Ch. id. Arab. سَيءِبَ to slake one’s thirst, which is done by drawing water. The primary idea seems to be that of taking off the surface, see the cognate verb under חָסַף. To this answers Goth. skephan, Germ. fchöpfen.) Const. either followed by an acc. מַיִם Genesis 24:13; 1 Samuel 7:6, 9:11 or absol. Genesis 24:11, 19:20.
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