the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7659 - שִׁבְעָתַיִם
1) sevenfold, seven times
1a) sevenfold, seven times as much
1b) seven times
2808) obs (סהבאה ShBAh) AC: Swear CO: Oath AB: ?: Literally to seven oneself. A common practice was to make seven declarations when making an oath. This declaration can be making the oath seven times or doing seven things to show the sincerity of the oath. (eng: seven, an exchange of the s and sh)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 seven-fold, seven times as much, Isaiah 30:26; Proverbs 6:31; as adverb Genesis 4:15,24; Psalm 79:12.
2 seven times, adverb Psalm 12:7. — 2 Samuel 21:9 read Qr שְׁבַעְתָּם see I. שֶׁבַע.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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