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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7626 - שֵׁבֶט

Transliteration
shêbeṭ
Phonetics
shay'-bet  
Word Origin
from an unused root probably meaning to branch off
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
2314a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) rod, staff, branch, offshoot, club, sceptre, tribe

1a) rod, staff

1b) shaft (of spear, dart)

1c) club (of shepherd’s implement)

1d) truncheon, sceptre (mark of authority)

1e) clan, tribe

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 444 ‑ ἄνθρωπος (anth'‑ro‑pos);  758 ‑ ἄρχων (ar'‑khone);  956 ‑ βέλος (bel'‑os);  1218 ‑ δῆμος (day'‑mos);  2218 ‑ ζυγός (dzoo‑gos');  2923 ‑ κριτής (kree‑tace');  3056 ‑ λόγος (log'‑os);  3148 ‑ μάστιξ (mas'‑tix);  3809 ‑ παιδεία (pahee‑di'‑ah);  4127 ‑ πληγή (play‑gay');  4464 ‑ ῥάβδος (hrab'‑dos);  5443 ‑ φυλή (foo‑lay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (190) NAS (191) HCS (190)
Genesis 3
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 17
Joshua 29
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 10
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 12
2 Chronicles 4
Job 3
Psalms 11
Proverbs 8
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 16
Hosea 1
Amos 2
Micah 2
Zechariah 2
Genesis 3
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 17
Joshua 29
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 10
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 12
2 Chronicles 4
Job 3
Psalms 11
Proverbs 8
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 16
Hosea 1
Amos 2
Micah 2
Zechariah 2
Genesis 3
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 18
Joshua 33
Judges 16
1 Samuel 8
2 Samuel 10
1 Kings 11
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 12
2 Chronicles 4
Job 3
Psalms 13
Proverbs 8
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 16
Hosea 1
Amos 2
Micah 2
Zechariah 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 8
n-cmpc 58
n-cms 42
n-cmsc 56
n-cmp 8
n-cmpc 57
n-cms 44
n-cmsc 57
n-cmp 8
n-cmpc 57
n-cms 44
n-cmsc 57
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2805) ubs (סהבתה ShBTh) AC: ? CO: Branch AB: ?: A branch used as a staff, scepter, spear, writing implement or measuring rod. [from: db]

Nm ) ubs (סהבתה ShBTh) - I. Staff:A walking staff made from the branch of a tree. II. Tribe:As a branch of the family tree. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (191): tribe, rod, sceptre, staff, pen, dart, correction - Strongs: H7625 (שְׁבַט), H7626 (שֵׁבֶט)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שֵׁ֫בֶט189 noun masculine Numbers 24:17 ( feminine Ezekiel 21:15,18 but corrupt):

1 rod, staff, club, sceptre.

2 tribe; — ׳שׁ absolute Genesis 49:10+, construct 1 Samuel 10:20 +; שָׁ֑טֶ Deuteronomy 1:23 +; sf שִׁבְטוֺ Judges 21:24+, etc.; plural שְׁבָטִים 1 Kings 11:31 +, construct שִׁבְטֵי Genesis 49:16 +, sf שְׁבָטֶיךָ Deuteronomy 12:14 +, etc.; —

1.a. rod, staff (evidently common article), for smiting (especially׳הִכָּה בַשּׁ) Exodus 21:20 (E), Micah 4:14; Isaiah 10:15 (in simile; "" מַטֶּה), Proverbs 10:13 +; מוּסָר׳שׁ compare Proverbs 29:15; for beating (חָבַט) cummin Isaiah 28:27 ("" מַטֶּה); as (inferior) weapon (opposed to חֲנִית) 2 Samuel 23:21= 1 Chronicles 11:3 (compareמַקֵּל 1 Samuel 17:40,43); figurative of ׳י s chastisement: national Isaiah 10:24; Isaiah 30:31 (both "" מַטֶּה), Isaiah 14:29, אַמִּי׳שׁ Isaiah 10:5 עֶבְרָתוֺ׳שׁ Lamentations 3:1; individual Job 9:34; Job 21:9 (אֱלוֺהַּ׳שׁ), Job 37:13,2Samuel 7:14 (אֲנָשִׁים׳שׁ, i.e. not in-human), Psalm 89:33 (both "" נְגָעִים).

b. shaft, i.e. spear, dart, 2 Samuel 18:14, but < read שְׁלָחִיםᵐ5 βέλη Th We Kit HPS Bu.

c. shepherd's implement, club, Psalm 23:4 ("" מִשְׁעֶנֶת), ׳רְעֵה בְשׁ Micah 7:14 (both figurative of ׳י); used in mustering or counting sheep Ezekiel 20:37 (figurative), Leviticus 27:32 (compare Jeremiah 33:13), see Mackie Hast. DB RoD

d. truncheon, sceptre, mark of authority, סֹפֵר׳שׁ Judges 5:14, משְׁלִים׳שׁ Isaiah 14:5 ("" מַטֶּה), Genesis 49:10 (poem in J; ("" מְהֹקֵק), Zechariah 10:11 ( Psalm 45:7 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 19:11,14 (made from a branch, מַטֶּה); a ruler is ׳תּוֺמֵךְ שׁ Amos 1:5,8; as symbol of conquest Numbers 24:17 (JE); בַּרְזֶל׳שׁ Psalm 2:9 (of Messianic king);הָרֶשַׁע׳שׁ Psalm 125:3; עֶבְרָתוֺ׳שׁ Proverbs 22:8 (si vera lectio, compare Frankenb. Toy). — see מַטֶּה, מַקֵּל, מִשְׁעֶנֶת.

2 145:tribe (synonymמַטֶּה, q. v.

3, p. 641:b), especially

a. of (12) tribes of Israel, Genesis 49:16,28 (poem in J), Deuteronomy 33:5 (poem), Exodus 24:4 (E), + often [J E 13t., D 28t. (מַטֶּה J E D), P 9t. (compare Gray Numbers 4:18; ׳מ150t. + in P); Judges 15t. (never ׳מ), Samuel 14t. (never ׳מ), Kings 13t,. (׳מ 2t.), Chronicles 15t. (׳מ23t.), Psalm , 7t. (never ׳מ), prophets 16t. (׳מ Habakkuk 3:9, very dubious)]; Judges 20:12; 1 Samuel 9:21 read שֵׁבֶט (or שִׁבְטִי Ges§ 90 I, We Sta§ 343 e Dr, for שִׁבְטֵי), Vrss (GFM Ju); שִׁבְטֵייָֿהּ Psalm 122:4; שִׁבְטֵי נַחֲלָתֶ֑ךָ Isaiah 63:17.

b. singular of people (of Judah, late) Psalm 74:2, but Jeremiah 10:16 = Jeremiah 51:19 strike out ׳נ׳שׁ Gf Gie Du.

c. of subdivision of tribe, ׳מִשְׁמְּחוֺת וגו׳שׁ Numbers 4:18 (P). — 2 Samuel 7:7 read שֹׁפְטֵי (compare 2 Samuel 7:11, "" 1 Chronicles 17:6, Ew Th We Dr HPS Bu and others)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שֵׁבֶט & שֶׁבֶט with suff. שִׁבְטִי, pl. שְׁבָטִים, constr. שִׁבְטֵי m. (once f. Ezekiel 21:15), a staff stick, rod, so called from supporting: (to this answer, σκήπτων, σκῆπτρον, σκηπίων, scipio, scapus, Germ. Schaft); specially

(1) used for beating or striking, Isaiah 10:15, 14:5 and chastening (virga), Proverbs 10:13, 13:24 22:8 hence שֵׁבֶט אֱלוֹהַּ the rod with which God corrects (used of calamities sent by God), Job 9:34, 21:9 37:13 Isaiah 10:5.- Isaiah 11:4, שֵׁבֶט פִּיו “the rod of his mouth,” i.e. severe sentences. [But see 2 Thessalonians 2:8.]

(2) a shepherd’s rod a crook, Levit. 27:32 Psalms 23:4.

(3) the sceptre of a king, Genesis 49:10 [this belongs to No. 4]; Numbers 24:17; Psalms 45:7; Isaiah 14:5; Amos 1:5, and of a leader, Judges 5:14 whence

(4) a tribe of the Israelites (so called from the sceptre of the leader or prince of the tribe, see מַטֶּה No. 3 ), Exodus 28:21; Judges 20:2 sometimes also i.q. מִשְׁפָּחָה family, Numbers 4:18; Judges 20:12; 1 Samuel 9:21.

(5) a measuring rod, and meton. a portion measured off, Psalms 74:2; Jeremiah 10:16, 51:19.

(6) a spear (which consists of a staff or rod, with a spear-head put at the top), 2 Samuel 18:14. Compare מַטֶּה No. 2.

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List of Word Forms
בְּשִׁבְטֵ֥י בְּשִׁבְטֵי֙ בְּשֵׁ֖בֶט בְּשֵׁ֣בֶט בְּשֵׁ֥בֶט בְשִׁבְטֶ֗ךָ בְשֵׁ֣בֶט בִּשְׁבָטָ֣יו בַ֝שֵּׁ֗בֶט בַּשֵּׁ֔בֶט בַּשֵּׁ֖בֶט בַּשֵּׁ֙בֶט֙ בַּשֵּׁ֣בֶט בַּשָּֽׁבֶט׃ בַּשָּׁ֑בֶט בַשֵּׁ֔בֶט בטו בשבט בשבט׃ בשבטי בשבטיו בשבטך הַשְּׁבָטִ֑ים הַשְּׁבָטִ֖ים הַשְּׁבָטִ֣ים הַשְּׁבָטִֽים׃ הַשֵּׁ֥בֶט הַשֵּׁבֶט֩ הַשָּׁ֑בֶט השבט השבטים השבטים׃ וְ֝שֵׁ֗בֶט וְהַשֵּׁ֥בֶט וְשִׁבְטֵ֥י וְשֵׁ֖בֶט וְשֵׁ֥בֶט וּֽבְשֵׁ֥בֶט וּלְשֵׁ֙בֶט֙ ובשבט והשבט ולשבט ושבט ושבטי לְשִׁבְט֖וֹ לְשִׁבְטֵ֣י לְשִׁבְטֵ֥י לְשִׁבְטֵ֧י לְשִׁבְטֵיהֶ֑ם לְשִׁבְטֵיהֶֽם׃ לְשִׁבְטֵיכֶ֑ם לְשִׁבְטֵיכֶ֖ם לְשִׁבְטֵיכֶֽם׃ לְשֵׁ֣בֶט לְשֵׁ֥בֶט לִשְׁבָטֶ֑יךָ לִשְׁבָטָ֑יו לַשָּֽׁבֶט׃ לַשָּׁ֑בֶט לשבט לשבט׃ לשבטו לשבטי לשבטיהם לשבטיהם׃ לשבטיו לשבטיך לשבטיכם לשבטיכם׃ מִשִּׁבְטֵ֖י מִשִּׁבְטֵ֣י מִשָּֽׁבֶט׃ משבט׃ משבטי שְׁבָטִ֜ים שְׁבָטִ֡ים שְׁבָטִֽים׃ שְׁבָטֶ֑יךָ שְׁבָטֶ֔יךָ שְׁבָטֶֽיהָ׃ שִׁ֭בְטוֹ שִׁבְט֑וֹ שִׁבְטְךָ֥ שִׁבְטֵ֖י שִׁבְטֵ֣י שִׁבְטֵ֤י שִׁבְטֵ֥י שִׁבְטֵ֧י שִׁבְטֵ֨י שִׁבְטֵֽי־ שִׁבְטֵי֙ שִׁבְטֵי־ שִׁבְטֵיכֶ֔ם שִׁבְטֵיכֶ֖ם שִׁבְטֵיכֶ֗ם שֵֽׁבֶט־ שֵׁ֖בֶט שֵׁ֗בֶט שֵׁ֙בֶט֙ שֵׁ֣בֶט שֵׁ֣בֶט ׀ שֵׁ֤בֶט שֵׁ֥בֶט שֵׁ֧בֶט שֵׁ֨בֶט שֵׁבֶט֩ שָֽׁבֶט׃ שבט שבט־ שבט׃ שבטו שבטי שבטי־ שבטיה׃ שבטיך שבטיכם שבטים שבטים׃ שבטך baš·šā·ḇeṭ baš·šê·ḇeṭ ḇaš·šê·ḇeṭ bashShavet bashShevet baššāḇeṭ baššêḇeṭ ḇaššêḇeṭ bə·šê·ḇeṭ ḇə·šê·ḇeṭ bə·šiḇ·ṭê ḇə·šiḇ·ṭe·ḵā ḇə·ṭōw bəšêḇeṭ ḇəšêḇeṭ beShevet beshivTei bəšiḇṭê ḇəšiḇṭeḵā ḇəṭōw biš·ḇā·ṭāw bišḇāṭāw bishvaTav haš·šā·ḇeṭ haš·šə·ḇā·ṭîm haš·šê·ḇeṭ hashShavet hashshevaTim hashsheVet haššāḇeṭ haššəḇāṭîm haššêḇeṭ laš·šā·ḇeṭ lashShavet laššāḇeṭ lə·šê·ḇeṭ lə·šiḇ·ṭê lə·šiḇ·ṭê·hem lə·šiḇ·ṭê·ḵem lə·šiḇ·ṭōw ləšêḇeṭ leShevet leshivTei leshivteiChem leshivteiHem leshivTo ləšiḇṭê ləšiḇṭêhem ləšiḇṭêḵem ləšiḇṭōw liš·ḇā·ṭāw liš·ḇā·ṭe·ḵā lišḇāṭāw lišḇāṭeḵā lishvaTav lishvaTeicha miš·šā·ḇeṭ miš·šiḇ·ṭê mishShavet mishshivTei miššāḇeṭ miššiḇṭê šā·ḇeṭ šāḇeṭ šə·ḇā·ṭe·hā šə·ḇā·ṭe·ḵā šə·ḇā·ṭîm šê·ḇeṭ šê·ḇeṭ- šəḇāṭehā šəḇāṭeḵā šəḇāṭîm šêḇeṭ šêḇeṭ- Shavet shevaTeicha shevaTeiha shevaTim shevet shivteCha shivTei shivteiChem shivTo šiḇ·ṭê šiḇ·ṭê- šiḇ·ṭə·ḵā šiḇ·ṭê·ḵem šiḇ·ṭōw šiḇṭê šiḇṭê- šiḇṭəḵā šiḇṭêḵem šiḇṭōw ū·ḇə·šê·ḇeṭ ū·lə·šê·ḇeṭ ūḇəšêḇeṭ ūləšêḇeṭ uleShevet uveShevet vashShevet vehashShevet veShevet veshivTecha veshivTei vetov wə·haš·šê·ḇeṭ wə·šê·ḇeṭ wə·šiḇ·ṭê wəhaššêḇeṭ wəšêḇeṭ wəšiḇṭê
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