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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07628 - שְׁבִי
1) captivity, captives (noun masculine)
1a) (state of) captivity
1b) (act of) capture
2) captive (noun feminine)
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)
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)
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שְׁבִי in pause שֶׁ֑בִי, with suff. שִׁבְיוֹ, שֶׁבְיְךָ, שְׁבִיכֶם (from the root שָׁבָה) m. captivity, Deuteronomy 21:13 הָלַךְ בַּשְּׁבִי, ה׳ שְׁבִי to go, to be led into captivity, Jeremiah 22:22, 30:16 Lamentations 1:5 used of beasts, Amos 4:10. Concr.
(1) captives, שָׁבָה שְׁבִי to lead away captives, Numbers 21:1; Psalms 68:19.
(2) sing. a captive (compare פְּתִי) Exodus 12:29. Fem. שְׁבִיָּה Isaiah 52:2.
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