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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7872 - שֵׂיבָה
1) age, gray hair, hoary head, old age
1a) gray hair, hoary head
1b) old age
1324) bx (סב SB) AC: Turn CO: Dizzy AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the b is a picture of a tent or what is inside. Combined these mean "turning of the inside". One drunk from strong drink, turns from dizziness. The old, gray headed ones, easily become dizzy.
V) bbx (סבב SBB) - Surround: To be around something. KJV (154): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) about, surround, turn, remove, return, round, side, turn, beset, driven - Strongs: H5437 (סָבַב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 grey hair, hoary Hosea 7:9(figurative), Genesis 42:38; Genesis 44:29,31(all J), 1 Kings 2:6,9; Proverbs 16:31; Proverbs 20:29; ׳אִישׁ שׂ Deuteronomy 32:25 (opposed to יוֺנֵק); "" זָקִן Leviticus 19:32 (H), "" זִקְנָה Isaiah 46:4, + id. Psalm 71:18 (in these transition to following); figurative of sea Job 41:24.
2 old age, טוֺבָה׳שׂ Genesis 15:15 (JE), Genesis 25:8 (P), Judges 8:32; 1 Chronicles 29:28; ׳שׂ also Psalm 92:15 (trees, in figure of righteous), Ruth 4:15, + 2 Samuel 19:34 (ᵐ5 Ew Th Bu Kit, compare We Dr HPS, אֶתשֵֿׂיבָֽתְךָ, for אֹתְךָ).
שִׂיג see [I. סוג].
שׂיד (√ of following: Late Hebrew סִיד lime, סַיָּד white-washer; Aramaic סִידָא, lime, Arabic (not loan-word, compare Frä8)).