Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7682 - שָׂגַב
1) to be high, be inaccessibly high
1a1) to be (too) high (for capture)
1a2) to be high (of prosperity)
1b1) to be high
1b2) to be set on high, be (safely) set on high
1b3) to be exalted (of God)
1c1) to set on high, set (securely) on high
1c2) to exalt, exalt (in effective hostility)
1d) (Pual) to be set (securely) on high
1e) (Hiphil) to act exaltedly
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׂגַב i.q. רוּם, but (except Deuteronomy 2:3) only found in poetry.
(1) to lift oneself up (cogn. to the root גָּבַב, compare שָׂגָא i.q. גָּאָה), Job 5:11.
(2) to be lofty, of an inaccessible city, Deuteronomy 2:36.
Niphal, to be high, Proverbs 18:11. Figuratively
(a) to be most high, of God, Psalms 148:13; Isaiah 2:11.
(b) to be set in a high place; hence to be safely protected, Proverbs 18:10, compare מִשְׂגָּב.
(c) to be hard to be understood, Psalms 139:6.
Piel, to set on high, to exalt any one; always metaph.
(a) to make powerful, Isaiah 9:10.
(b) to protect safely, Psalms 20:2, 69:30 91:14 followed by מִן from an enemy (compare מִן No. 3, a), Psalms 59:2, 107:41.
Pual, pass. of Piel, letter b, Proverbs 29:25.
Hiphil, to exalt oneself, to shew oneself exalted, Job 36:22.
Derivatives, מִשְׂגָּב, and pr.n. שְׂגוּב.
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