שב

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Aramaic[edit]

Numeral[edit]

שב f

  1. seven (7)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ש־ו־ב

Verb[edit]

שָׁב (sháv) (pa'ál construction) (intransitive)

  1. (He/it) returned (went back to a place or person).
  2. (He/it) returned (went back in narration, argument, or thought).
  3. (שֻׁב, shuv) Defective spelling of שׁוּב: masculine singular imperative of שָׁב.
    • Exodus 4:19, with translation of the King James Version:
      לֵךְ שֻׁב מִצְרָיִם
      lech shuv mitsráyim
      Go, return into Egypt
Synonyms[edit]
  • (both lemmata): חזר (more common now)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root י־ש־ב

Verb[edit]

שֵׁב (shev)

  1. Masculine singular imperative of יָשַׁב (yasháv).