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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7617 - שָׁבָה
1) to take captive
1a1) to take captive
1a2) captive (participle)
1a3) to lead captive
1b) (Niphal) to be taken captive
1462) bs (סהב ShB) AC: Turn CO: Seat AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the two front teeth representing pressing, the b is a picture of tent. Combined these mean "Press to the tent". A place of dwelling as the place returned to. A turning back or away from someone or something. A captive is one turned away from a place of dwelling. (eng: shove)
V) bfs (סהוב ShWB) - Return: To turn back. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (1074): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Participle) return, again, turn, back, away, restore, bring, render, answer, recompense, recover, deliver, put, withdraw, requite - Strongs: H7725 (שׁוּב), H8421 (תּוּב)
V) bsi (יסהב YShB) - Sit: To set oneself down in the dwelling place for the night or for long periods of time. To settle or remain. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (1093): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) dwell, inhabitant, sit, abide, inhabit, down, remain, in, tarry, set, continue, place, still, taken - Strongs: H3427 (יָשַׁב), H3488 (יְתִב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁבָה fut. apoc. יִשְׁבְּ to take, or lead away captive (Arab. سبا, Syr. ܫܒܐܳ id.), whether persons, Genesis 34:29; 1 Kings 8:48; Psalms 137:3 or flocks, 1 Chronicles 5:21 or else wealth, 2 Chronicles 21:17.- Genesis 31:26, שְׁבוּיוֹת חֶרֶב “captives of the sword” (in Greek, αἰχμάλωται, δορυάλωται), i.e. taken in war; compare 2 Kings 6:22.
Niphal, pass. of Kal, Genesis 14:14; Exodus 22:9.
Derivatives, שְׁבוּת, שְׁבִי, שִׁבְיָה, שׁבִית, and pr.n. שְׁבוּאֵל, שְׁבִי, שֹׁבַי, תִּשְׁבֶּה.
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