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Strong's #7682 - שָׂגַב

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1) to be high, be inaccessibly high

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be (too) high (for capture)

1a2) to be high (of prosperity)

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be high

1b2) to be set on high, be (safely) set on high

1b3) to be exalted (of God)

1c) (Piel)

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

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1309 ‑ διαφεύγω (dee‑af‑yoo'‑go);  1825 ‑ ἐξεγείρω (ex‑eg‑i'‑ro);  2901 ‑ κραταιόω (krat‑ah‑yo'‑o);  5312 ‑ ὑψόω (hoop‑so'‑o);  482 ‑ ἀντιλαμβάνω (an‑tee‑lam‑ban'‑om‑ahee);  997 ‑ βοηθέω (bo‑ay‑theh'‑o);  3084 ‑ λυτρόω (loo‑tro'‑o);  4982 ‑ σῴζω (sode'‑zo);  39 ‑ ἅγιον (hag'‑ee‑on);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (20)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
NAS (26)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 13
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
HCS (20)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
BSB (20)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
ESV (20)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
WEB (19)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 7
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2463) bcx (סגב SGB) AC: Lift CO: Tower AB: ?: [from: bc- high]

V) bcx (סגב SGB) - Lift: [df: bgV] KJV (20): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) high, exalt, defend, safe, excellent - Strongs: H7682 (שָׂגַב)

hm ) bcxm (מסגב MSGB) - Tower: A high place of defense and protection. [df: bgVm] KJV (17): defense, refuge, tower, fort - Strongs: H4869 (מִשְׂגָּב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [שָׂגַב] verb be (inaccessibly) high (compare ᵑ7שְׂגַב Pa`el [from Hebrew] exalt); — Qal Perfect

1 3 feminine singular שָֽׂגְבָה Deuteronomy 2:36, of city, with מִן, be (too) high for capture.

2 3 masculine plural שָֽׂגְבוּ Job 5:11 of person, be high in prosperity.

Niph`al Perfect 3 masculine singular נִשְׂגַּב Isaiah 2:11,17; נִשְׂגָָּֽכ Proverbs 18:10; 3 feminine singular נִשְׂגְּבָה Psalm 139:6 Participle נִשְׂגָּב Isaiah 12:4 +; feminine singular נִשְׂגָּבָה Isaiah 26:5 +; —

1 be high, walls Isaiah 30:13; Proverbs 18:11; city Isaiah 26:5; God's knowledge Psalm 139:6 (unattainable).

2 be (safely) set on high, Proverbs 18:10.

3 be exalted, of God Isaiah 2:11,17; Isaiah 33:5; his name Isaiah 12:4; Psalm 148:13.

Pi`el Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְשַׂגֵּב Isaiah 9:10; Psalm 107:41; suffix יְשַׂגֶּבְךָ Psalm 20:2, etc.; — transitive with accusative:

1 set (securely) on high, Psalm 20:2; Psalm 69:30; Psalm 91:14; c, מִן, of foe Psalm 59:2, affliction Psalm 107:41.

2 exalt, in effective hostility, with עַל, Isaiah 9:10.

Pu`al Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְשֻׂגָ֑ב Proverbs 29:25 be set (securely) on high.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַשְׂגִּיב Job 36:22 God acts exaltedly בְּכֹחוֺ.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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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List of Word Forms
אֲ֝שַׂגְּבֵ֗הוּ אשגבהו וְנִשְׂגַּ֧ב וְנִשְׂגָּֽב׃ וַיְשַׂגֵּ֣ב וַיְשַׂגֵּ֧ב וישגב ונשגב ונשגב׃ יְ֝שַׂגֶּבְךָ֗ יְשֻׂגָּֽב׃ יַשְׂגִּ֣יב ישגב׃ ישגבך ישגיב נִ֝שְׂגְּבָ֗ה נִ֝שְׂגָּבָ֗ה נִשְׂגָּ֖ב נִשְׂגָּ֣ב נִשְׂגָּבָ֑ה נשגב נשגבה שָׂ֣גְבוּ שָׂגְבָ֖ה שגבה שגבו תְּשַׂגְּבֵֽנִי׃ תשגבני׃ ’ă·śag·gə·ḇê·hū ’ăśaggəḇêhū asaggeVehu niś·gā·ḇāh niś·gāḇ niś·gə·ḇāh niśgāḇ niśgāḇāh nisGav nisgaVah niśgəḇāh nisgeVah śā·ḡə·ḇāh śā·ḡə·ḇū śāḡəḇāh śāḡəḇū sageVah Sagevu tə·śag·gə·ḇê·nî təśaggəḇênî tesaggeVeni vaysagGev venisGav way·śag·gêḇ wayśaggêḇ wə·niś·gaḇ wə·niś·gāḇ wəniśgaḇ wəniśgāḇ yaś·gîḇ yaśgîḇ yasGiv yə·śag·geḇ·ḵā yə·śug·gāḇ yəśaggeḇḵā yesaggevcha yəśuggāḇ yesugGav
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