שבי

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See also: ש־ בי

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־ב־ה

Noun[edit]

שֶׁבִי (shévim (singular construct שְׁבִי־)

  1. captivity, a state of being captured
    • Numbers 21:1, with translation of the Darby Bible:
      וַיִּשְׁבְּ מִמֶּנּוּ שֶׁבִי‎‎ ― and took some of them prisoners
  2. (שְׁבִי, sh'vi) Alternative form of שֶׁבִי
    • Lamentations 1:5, with translation of the Darby Bible:
      עוֹלָלֶיהָ הָלְכוּ שְׁבִי‎‎ ― her children are gone into captivity

Verb[edit]

שְׁבִי (sh'vi)

  1. feminine singular imperative of שָׁבָה(shavá)

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
שׁ־ו־ב

Verb[edit]

שֻׁבִי (shúvi)

  1. (rare spelling) feminine singular imperative of שָׁב(shav), defective spelling
    • Jeremiah 31:20, with translation of the Darby Bible:
      שֻׁבִי אֶל עָרַיִךְ אֵלֶּה‎ ― turn again to these thy cities

Etymology 3[edit]

Root
י־שׁ־ב

Verb[edit]

שְׁבִי (sh'vi)

  1. feminine singular imperative of יָשַׁב(yasháv)

Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

שבי (shováym

  1. A male given name
    • Ezra 2:42:
      בְּנֵי הַשֹּׁעֲרִים בְּנֵי שַׁלּוּם בְּנֵי אָטֵר בְּנֵי טַלְמוֹן בְּנֵי עַקּוּב בְּנֵי חֲטִיטָא בְּנֵי שֹׁבָי‎‎
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    • Nehemiah 7:45:
      הַשֹּׁעֲרִים בְּנֵי שַׁלּוּם בְּנֵי אָטֵר בְּנֵי טַלְמֹן בְּנֵי עַקּוּב בְּנֵי חֲטִיטָא בְּנֵי שֹׁבָי‎‎
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