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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5440 - סָבַךְ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to interweave

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to interweave

1a2) interwoven (participle)

1b) (Pual) to be interwoven

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2837 ‑ κοιμάω (koy‑mah'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Job 1
Nahum 1
Job 1
Nahum 1
Job 1
Nahum 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2459) kbx (סבכ SBK) AC: Interweave CO: Net AB: ?: [from: bs- weaving]

V) kbx (סבכ SBK) - Interweave: KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Pual, Participle) fold, wrap - Strongs: H5440 (סָבַךְ)

Nm) kbx (סבכ SBK) - I. Net:[df: KbV]II. Thicket:As interwoven. KJV (5): thicket, thick, net - Strongs: H5442 (סְבַךְ), H7638 (שָׂבָךְ)

Nf1) ekbx (סבכה SBKH) - I. Netting:[df: hkbV]II. Trigon:A triangular musical instrument with four strings. KJV (19): network, wreath, checker, lattice, snare, sackbut - Strongs: H5443 (שַׂבְּכָא), H7639 (שְׂבָכָה)

cm) kfbx (סבוכ SBWK) - Thicket: As interwoven. KJV (1): thicket - Strongs: H5441 (סְבֹךְ)

gcm) kfbfx (סובוכ SWBWK) - Boughs: Thick interwoven branches. [df: KbwV] KJV (1): boughs - Strongs: H7730 (שׂוֹבֶךְ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [סָבַךְ] verb interweave ("" form to שׂבך q. v.); —

Qal Passive participle plural סִירִים סְבֻכִים Nahum 1:10 interwoven (entangled) thorns (compare Da); Gunk ZAW xiii (1893), 235 proposes (after ᵐ5ᵑ7 Vollers) כְּסוּחִים i.e. cut off, away ( Isaiah 33:12) compare Now; text very dubious

Pu`al Imperfect 3 masculine plural עַלגַּֿל שָׁרָשָׁיו יְסֻבָּ֑כוּ Job 8:17 are interwoven (in a tangled mass).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָבַךְ to interweave, to entwine, to plait, especially branches (see שָׂבַךְ Arab. شبك II. id. Conj. I. to mingle. By softening the letter ב from this root comes the עו֞ quiesc. שׂוּךְ). Part. pass. Nahum 1:10.

Pual, pass. Job 8:17. Hence

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יְסֻבָּ֑כוּ יסבכו סְבֻכִ֔ים סבכים sə·ḇu·ḵîm səḇuḵîm sevuChim yə·sub·bā·ḵū yesubBachu yəsubbāḵū
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