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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4878 - מְשֻׁבָה

meshûbâh, meshûbâh
mesh-oo-baw', mesh-oo-baw'  
Word Origin
from (07725)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) turning away, turning back, apostasy, backsliding

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 91 ‑ ἀδικέω (ad‑ee‑keh'‑o);  266 ‑ ἁμαρτία (ham‑ar‑tee'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 9
Hosea 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 9
Hosea 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 9
Hosea 2
n-cfsc 1
n-cfsc 1
n-cfsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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)

A) bs (סהב ShB) AC: ? CO: Seat AB: ?: A returning to ones place of residence where one sits.

Nf2) tbs (סהבת ShBT) - Seat: KJV (4): seat, place - Strongs: H7675 (שֶׁבֶת)

qf) fbs (סהבו ShBW) - Shvo: An unknown stone, possibly an agate. KJV (2): agate - Strongs: H7618 (שְׁבוֹ)

B) bbs (סהבב ShBB) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) bbs (סהבב ShBB) - Broken: To be broken into pieces. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): broken - Strongs: H7616 (שְׁבָבִים)

bm) bibs (סהביב ShBYB) - Flame: [Unknown connection to root; Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): spark, flame - Strongs: H7631 (שְׁבִיב), H7632 (שָׁבִיב)

gm) bbfs (סהובב ShWBB) - Backsliding: A turning back. KJV (6): backsliding, frowardly - Strongs: H7726 (שׁוֹבָב), H7728 (שׁוֹבֵב)

H) ebs (סהבה ShBH) AC: Capture CO: Captive AB: ?: A forcible turning away from ones homeland to another place.

V) ebs (סהבה ShBH) - Capture: To take one away from his homeland as a captive. KJV (47): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Participle) captive, away, carry, take - Strongs: H7617 (שָׁבָה)

Nf3) tfbs (סהבות ShBWT) - Captivity: [df: tybs] KJV (44): captivity, captive - Strongs: H7622 (שְׁבִית)

ff ) ibs (סהבי ShBY) - Captive: KJV (49): captivity, captive, prisoner, taken - Strongs: H7628 (שְׁבִי)

ff1) eibs (סהביה ShBYH) - Captive: KJV (9): captive, captivity - Strongs: H7633 (שִׁבְיָה)

J) bfs (סהוב ShWB) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?: A turning back to a previous state or place.

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)

Nf1) ebfs (סהובה ShWBH) - Returning: KJV (1): returning - Strongs: H7729 (שׁוּבָה)

if1) ebfst (תסהובה TShWBH) - Return: Also a reply as a return. KJV (8): return, expire, answer - Strongs: H8666 (תְּשֻׁבָה)

kf1) ebfsm (מסהובה MShWBH) - Backsliding: A turning back. KJV (12): backsliding, turning away - Strongs: H4878 (מְשֻׁבָה)

L) bsi (יסהב YShB) AC: Sit CO: Dwelling AB: ?: A place of dwelling as the place returned to.

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)

am) bsfm (מוסהב MWShB) - Dwelling: The place of sitting. KJV (44): habitation, dwelling, seat, dwellingplace, dwell, place, sitting, assembly, situation, sojourning - Strongs: H4186 (מֹשָׁב)

im) bsft (תוסהב TWShB) - Sojourner: One who travels from place to place. KJV (14): sojourner, stranger, foreigner - Strongs: H8453 (תֹּשָׁב)

M) bis (סהיב ShYB) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?

Nf1 ) ebis (סהיבה ShYBH) - Return: KJV (2): captivity - Strongs: H7870 (שִׁיבָה), H7871 (שִׁיבָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מְשׁוּבָה], מְשֻׁבָה noun feminine turning back, apostasy; — absolute מְשֻׁבָה Jeremiah 3:6 +; construct מְשׁוּבַת Proverbs 1:32; suffix מְשׁוּבָתָם Hosea 14:5; plural suffix מְשׁוּבֹתֵיכֶם Jeremiah 3:22, etc.; — backturning, apostasy, of Israel, Hosea 14:5, מְשׁוּבָתִי Hosea 11:7 apostasy from me (si vera lectio); of Judah Jeremiah 2:19; Jeremiah 3:22; Jeremiah 5:6; Jeremiah 8:5; Jeremiah 14:7 (all plural) + Ezekiel 37:33 (read מְשׁוּבֹתֵיהֶם for ׳מוֺשְׁ, ᵐ5 Comm.); נִצַחַת׳מ Jeremiah 8:5 enduring, perpetual apostasy; also as noun concrete, apposition of following word, ׳מְשֻׁבָה יִשׂ Jeremiah 3:6,8,11,12 apostate one, Israel. Of individual, מְשׁוּבַתמְּתָיִם Proverbs 1:32.

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וּמְשֻֽׁבוֹתַ֙יִךְ֙ ומשבותיך לִמְשֽׁוּבָתִ֑י למשובתי מְשֻׁבָ֣ה מְשֻׁבָ֤ה מְשׁ֣וּבָתָ֔ם מְשׁוּבַ֣ת מְשׁוּבֹֽתֵיכֶ֑ם מְשׁוּבֹותֵיהֶֽם מְשׁוּבֹתֵ֖ינוּ משבה משובותיהם משובת משובתיכם משובתינו משובתם lim·šū·ḇā·ṯî limshuvaTi limšūḇāṯî mə·šū·ḇā·ṯām mə·šu·ḇāh mə·šū·ḇaṯ mə·šū·ḇō·ṯê·ḵem mə·šū·ḇō·ṯê·nū mə·šū·ḇō·w·ṯê·hem meshuVah meshuVat meShuvaTam meshuvoteiChem meshuvoteiHem meshuvoTeinu məšuḇāh məšūḇaṯ məšūḇāṯām məšūḇōṯêḵem məšūḇōṯênū məšūḇōwṯêhem ū·mə·šu·ḇō·w·ṯa·yiḵ umeshuvoTayich ūməšuḇōwṯayiḵ
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