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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8666 - תְּשֻׁבָה

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

1) a recurrence, an answer, return

1a) return

1a1) completion of a year, return of a year

1b) at the return (construct)

1c) answer, reply

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
n-cfsc 5
n-cfsc 5
n-cfsc 5

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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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [תְּשׁוּבָה] noun feminine return, answer; —

1 suffix וּתְשֻׁבָתוֺ הָרָמָ֫תָה 1 Samuel 7:17 and his return was (=he returned) to Rama.

2 especially construct לִתְשׁוּבַתהַשָּׁנָה at the return of the year, i.e. of spring, 2 Samuel 11:1; 1 Kings 20:22,26; 2 Chronicles 36:10, ׳הַשּׁ׳לְעֵת תְּשׁ 1 Chronicles 20:1 ("" 2 Samuel 11:1).

3 answer, plural absolute תְּשֻׁבֹת Job 34:36, suffix תְּשׁוּבֹתֵיכֶם Job 21:34.

שׁוּבָאֵל see שְׁבוּאֵל (compare Sabean proper name תֿובאל Os ZMG xix (1865), 198n. Hal485 DHM ZMG xxxvii (1883), 16).

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List of Word Forms
וְלִתְשׁוּבַ֣ת וּ֝תְשֽׁוּבֹתֵיכֶ֗ם וּתְשֻׁבָת֤וֹ ולתשובת ותשבתו ותשובתיכם לִתְשׁוּבַ֣ת לִתְשׁוּבַ֨ת לתשובת תְּ֝שֻׁבֹ֗ת תְּשׁוּבַ֨ת תשבת תשובת liṯ·šū·ḇaṯ litshuVat liṯšūḇaṯ tə·šū·ḇaṯ tə·šu·ḇōṯ teshuVat teshuVot təšūḇaṯ təšuḇōṯ ū·ṯə·šu·ḇā·ṯōw ū·ṯə·šū·ḇō·ṯê·ḵem uteshuvaTo uteshuvoteiChem ūṯəšuḇāṯōw ūṯəšūḇōṯêḵem velitshuVat wə·liṯ·šū·ḇaṯ wəliṯšūḇaṯ
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